Mark Peters : February 28th 2011 - 23:37 CET
HTC ThunderBolt 4G Smartphone from Verizon Wireless : HTC Mobile introduces a new 4G Smartphone together with Verizon Wireless operator, further solidifying HTC position as the market leader in 4G Smartphones. Taking advantage of Verizon 4G LTE network and the intuitiveness of the HTC Sense user experience, HTC ThunderBolt Smartphone is one of the first Smartphones to integrate Skype mobile with video calling. Rather than relying on a standalone app, a Skype mobile with video call can be made as easily as a standard voice call - with features like presence icons that indicate the availability status of friends built into the contacts list.|
HTC ThunderBolt Smartphone features great speed and operation power with the newest generation of the 1GHz Snapdragon processor. HTC ThunderBolt customers will also enjoy the premium HTC Sense user experience, running on the Google Android 2.2 platform. Creating and viewing multimedia content is made possible with a large 4.3” WVGA color display, Dolby surround sound, 8 megapixel digital camera and HD video recording. The ThunderBolt Smartphone also has a front-facing camera that enables simple video calling.
HTC ThunderBolt 4G Smartphone
"HTC Mobile is proud to not only be bringing one of the first 4G LTE Android Smartphones to the Verizon Wireless network, but to offer Smartphone users the unprecedented speed and ease of use that the HTC ThunderBolt provides to them," said Jason Mackenzie, president of HTC Americas. "What makes 4G so compelling is not just technology, but what the technology allows people to do. With the HTC ThunderBolt Smartphone in combination with Verizon Wireless 4G network, 4G is brought to life as people stay connected with friends, family and content faster than ever before possible."
HTC Thunderbolt features
• 4.3” WVGA color display
• Mobile Hotspot capability
• Google Android 2.2 platform
• 32GB microSD memory card included
• HTC Sense 2 including Fast Boot
• Built-in kickstand for easy media viewing
• DLNA streaming multimedia support
• Dolby and SRS surround sound
• Fully integrated Skype mobile video
• 4G Download speeds of 5 to 12 Mbps
• 4G Upload speeds of 2 to 5 Mbps
• HD video recording 720p
HTC ThunderBolt 4G
"Our 4G LTE network and the HTC Sense user experience combine to enable our customers to connect with friends, family and information on a whole new level,” said Marni Walden, Vice President at Verizon Wireless. “HTC ThunderBolt Smartphone users will feel the difference of 4G speeds when accessing content via the Internet, Android applications or other Verizon Wireless applications."
HTC ThunderBolt 4G review & price info
As soon as we receive a HTC ThunderBolt test sample, we will publish a photo gallery with high resolution pictures, followed by an extensive HTC ThunderBolt review. The HTC ThunderBolt Smartphone will have a suggested retail price of $299 on a 2 year contract with Verizon Wireless.