The HTC ThunderBolt is the first 4G LTE smartphone on Verizon Wireless. It is a CDMA variant of the HTC Desire HD. It was first announced at CES on January 6, 2011. This phone is to be considered the flagship phone for Verizon, going head to head with the HTC EVO. In addition to 4G service, the ThunderBolt is the first Verizon phone to support simultaneous Voice/Data over 3G without the help of Wi-Fi.
The phone was launched March 17, 2011.
$599 full retail.
$249 with two year contract.
HTC ThunderBolt Specs
|Dimensions||4.8 in (120 mm) H
2.6 in (66 mm) W
0.52 in (13 mm) D
|Operating system||Android 2.2 (Froyo) with HTC Sense|
|CPU||1 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon (MSM8655)|
|Memory||768 MB RAM|
|Storage||8 GB eMMC|
|Removable storage||32 GB Micro SD card preinstalled|
|Display||4.3 in (110 mm) diagonal 1.95:1 aspect ratio widescreen
LED backlit TFT capacitive touch screen
480×800 resolution at 180 ppi (0.38 Megapixels)
Corning Gorilla Glass, crack and scratch resistant
|Rear camera||8 megapixels with autofocus, 2 LED flash, with 720p video capture|
|Front camera||1.3 megapixels front-facing|
|Connectivity||CDMA 800 and 1,900 MHz EVDO Rev. A, 4G LTE 700 MHz, Wi-Fi (802.11b/g/n); Bluetooth 2.1 (Upgradeable to 3.0) with A2DP Stereo and EDR; A-GPS; FM Tuner, 3.5 mm stereo audio jack, micro-USB, Mobile MiFi Hotspot