The First LTE Android Phone is about to release on Nation's Best Carrier

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The HTC Thunderbolt is likely one of the most anticipated phones of the yr, with numerous Android followers ready for an official release date to allow them to upgrade. Verizon hasn't set an official release date, however rumor is that the cellphone will probably be accessible as early as tomorrow (February 24). For those who considering of shopping for an Android phone quickly, you may just want to wait till the HTC Thunderbolt hits store shelves.

The HTC Thunderbolt was officially launched on March 17, 2011 and we rushed out to select up a pair for review. We're working on a complete HTC Thunderbolt evaluate, but have some early ideas to share. We've got been very impressed with the Thunderbolt 4G LTE wi-fi performance. As you possibly can see within the video beneath, it is extremely fast. The HTC Thunderbolt battery life rating was disappointing, clocking in at less than four hours.

The HTC Thunderbolt is a smartphone that resembles the HTC EVO 4G, the first phone to run on a 4G network. The EVO 4G ran on Dash WiMax Community, while the HTC Thunderbolt runs on Verizon's LTE 4G network. It's been about a yr because the EVO 4G was launched, which means there's been time for Android phones to evolve. The HTC Thunderbolt is extra feature-packed than the EVO 4G and has beefier specs.

The HTC Thunderbolt is the first phone to run on Verizon's speedy LTE network. The Verizon LTE Network guarantees common obtain speeds of 5-12 mbps and common upload speeds of two-5mbps. Thunderbolt customers will have the ability to make calls and use the info connection concurrently, one thing that's not doable on the Verizon model of the iPhone 4. The HTC Thunderbolt thicker than the EVO 4G.The HTC Thunderbolt has a a lot sturdier kickstand and rear speaker placement is different.The thicker kickstand allows the Thunderbolt to face up in portrait mode, which is great if you want to video chat arms free. The EVO 4G's battery is bigger than the Thunderbolt.

One large benefit the HTC Thunderbolt has over the EVO 4G is that it comes with 8GB of inside storage and a 32GB microSD card pre-installed for a total of 40GB of storage for apps and data. The Thunderbolt has 50% extra system memory than the EVO. The HTC Thunderbolt can be obtainable through, Verizon retail stores and all approved Verizon resellers.

Finest Purchase is the one retailer taking pre-orders of the device. With a purpose to place a Thunderbolt pre-order, you'll want to visit your native Finest Purchase and fork over a $50 deposit. Best Buy is just not taking Thunderbolt pre-orders through its website. The HTC Thunderbolt will retail for $249.99 with a new -yr Verizon contract or eligible upgrade. Wirefly is one other major cellular reseller that is promising it is going to have Thunderbolts accessible the primary day they go on sale.

Verizon is enjoying coy with the official release dates, despite the advertisements, on-line promotions and Greatest Buy pre-orders. The company is offering more information concerning the gadget at, the place you can also join alerts in regards to the Thunderbolt.

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