HTC Thunderbolt First Impressions: Verizon's First 4G LTE Phone

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The HTC Thunderbolt is an Android-powered phone, and also the first phone to use Verizon Wireless lighting fast 4G LTE network. In this article we are going to go over a first impression look of the HTC Thunderbolt from verizon. The Thunderbolt is another android phone running on Froyo, Google 's Android Operating System 2.2, but should be able to receive the honeycomb update to 3.0 this summer. With all these new features this makes the thunderbolt one of the fastest Android phones currently on the market. This smart phone has a 1400mAh battery, which is a bit smaller than many other smart phones, including other HTC phones. This is shocking and confusing since the 4g network is suppose to be a battery hog.

HTC Thunderbolt is HTC's entrance onto Verizon's 4G LTE network. This phone is a screaming fast 4G handset considering it only has a 1 Ghz single core processor. The Thunderbolt also has a bigger screen than the iPhone , however, as it sports an impressive 4.3 inches. It was announced at the last CES in Januray of 2011

Whats nice about this phone is that is has a very refined, stylish-yet-businesslike design. Htc thunderbolt is a smart phone that has a large selection of accessories to choose from. So if you looking for a fast 4g Android smart phone the thunderbolt is one device that every person looking to buy a smart phone should consider. The HTC thunderbolt went on sale March 17th priced at $249.99 with two-year agreement, and most places offer a $100,00 mail-in rebate which is send back in a visa debit card.

HTC thunderbolt is also being sold by stores other than verizon, but the ones I spoke with are saying the phone is hard to keep in stock. Verizon has been no help to Apple with the Thunderbolt outselling the iPhone4 alone there. The Camera on this phone is also a 8 Megapixel camera, which is nice to see phone companies not cutting corners and taking a step back with technology.

HTC Thunderbolt is a smart phone which has a fantastic touch screen. Htc thunderbolt is undoubtedly the fastest smart phone we've tested when it comes to mobile data. Htc thunderbolt is here, and it didn't come quietly. Htc thunderbolt is getting rave reviews and rightfully so.

Htc thunderbolt is 122 x 66 x 13 mm and weighs at 164 g. Phone is sleek with the dimensions of the 120 x 64 x 11.7mm and weight of 135.5 g. Verizon has said its LTE network delivers average downlink speeds of 5-12 Mbps and uplink speeds of 2-5 Mbps. Even though these type of speeds are only going to be found in areas where you have 4G coverage.

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