HTC ThunderBolt landed officially by Verizon; First 4G LTE handset

HTC Thunderbolt LTE 4G Handset

After many photo sessions, leaks, covered teasers, rumours, and after being spotted in several ads, HTC ThunderBolt has finally came into scene officially. Verizon Wireless has just introduced this monster at Consumer Electronic Show in Las Vegas. HTC ThunderBolt is fully LTE 4G compatible on Big Red’s network and running the newest version HTC Sense UI with with Fast Boot and built-in Skype mobile video calling on its 4.3 inches Super LCD display and equipped with 1GHz Snapdragon application processor.

ThunderBolt is said to be EVO 4G successor and running with Android 2.2 Froyo and is having an 8 Megapixels camera with dual LED flash and 720p HD video, DLNA for wireless streaming along with mobile hotspot capabilities to share the connection with up to 8 Wi-Fi devices and Mi-Fi hotspot mode capability. The phone will come up with 32GB of memory on board and 1400mAh battery.

HTC ThunderBolt can easily stream and share content directly with compatible home theatre components, including HDTVs and stereo receivers that feature built-in DLNA support. The handset is also equipped with built-in kickstand and the sound quality enhanced by its Dolby and SRS surround technology.

Main features of HTC Thunderbolt

# Networks: LTE 700, CDMA EvDO revA
# Operating system: Android 2.2 + HTC Sense
# Chipset: Qualcomm MSM8655, 1GHz, Qualcomm MDM9600
# Display: 4.3″ WVGA TFT capacitive touch screen
# WLAN: 802.11 b/g/n
# Bluetooth: 2.1 with EDR (3.0 might be)
# Camera: 8MP with autofocus, LED Flash (2x LED), 1.3MP front facing camera
# Memory: 8GB emmc + 768 RAM Memory card, preinstalled 32 GB microSD
# Battery: 1400 mAh
# Special features: Dual mics with noise cancellation, Surround sound, Compass sensor, G-Sensor, Proximity sensor, Light sensor, 3.5mm audio jack, MicroUSB, FM radio, LTE SIM slot , TI audio DSP

Price & Availability

HTC ThunderBolt will be available for sales through the Verizon networks in the mid of year 2011. No pricing confirmations from HTC or Verizon Wireless at present.

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[Source: Verizon]

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