Verizon Wireless’ first 4G LTE capable HTC Thunderbolt has been a big seller for the nation’s top carrier so far. If you are not able to pay the whopping amount of $250 to get this handset from Verizon, you will be happy to learn that Amazon is having a great offer for you. Now you can purchase the Thunderbolt from Amazon Wireless for just over half the price of Verizon’s official pricing. Yes, Amazon has started selling the Thunderbolt for just $129.99 with a two-year contract for new customers only. Amazon also offered this handset for the same price in last month, but it was for a limited period (just for 4 days).
Thunderbolt runs under Verizon’s new 4G LTE network with hyper-fast speeds and the HTC Thunderbolt users can expect the download speeds of 5 – 12 Mbps and the upload speeds of 2 – 5 Mbps.
HTC Thunderbolt runs with Android 2.2 Froyo, skinned with HTC Sense 2.0 UI on a 1GHz Snapdragon processor, sporting a 4.3″ WVGA TFT capacitive touch screen, boosted by 768MB of RAM, equipped with 8MP camera with autofocus, LED Flash (2x LED), and an additional 1.3MP front facing camera for video calls, 720p HD video capture capability, 8GB of built-in memory, preinstalled 32 GB micro-SD card, Dolby Mobile + SRS WOW HD surround sound, DLNA certification, Android Market and more.
You can now grab the 4G LTE capable HTC Thunderbolt here at Amazon Wireless Stores for just $129.99 for Verizon’s new customers, $174.99 for Verizon’s existing customers upgrading on an individual account, and it will cost $199.99 for existing customers upgrading a line on a family program.
Thunderbolt users need to shell out another $29.99 per month to utilize the 4G LTE data plan and $39.99/month for Nationwide Talk plans.