The Tweet from the HTC employer Imran Shahid reads, "Are you ready to call down the HTC Thunderbolt? The first 4GLTE Smartphone on the Verizon Wireless network is launching on March 1t7h! Yes!!." Later the Twitter account has been suspended. We can expect the official confirmation from Verizon on HTC in coming days.
HTC unveiled the Thunderbolt smartphone during the 2011 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. This new smartphone has a 4.3-inch WVGA touchscreen with 800x480 pixel resolution. Thunderbolt runs on Android 2.2 Froyo operating system and is powered with 1GHz Snapdragon processor.
HTC Thunderbolt offers a 8 megapixel camera at rear with LED flash at rear. It also supports 720p HD video recording for extra clarity videos. Another VGA camera is located on the front panel to offer video calling feature.
This HTC smartphone boasts HTC Sense 2.0 UI with new features including Fast Boot. It is also equipped with Dolby and SRS surround sound for maximum multimedia entertainment. Other features on the phone include Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, DLNA sreaming etc.
HTC Thunderbolt Specifications & Features:
* 4.3-inch WVGA display
* Android 2.2 Froyo OS
* Mobile Hotspot capability – share 4G connection with up to 8 Wi-Fi devices
* 1GHz Snapdragon processor
* HTC Sense 2.0 with new features including Fast Boot
* Dolby and SRS surround sound
* Built-in kickstand for easy media viewing
* 8 MP camera at rear with LED Flash
* 720p HD video recording
* VGA camera at front
* DLNA streaming multimedia support
* Bluetooth 2.1 with EDR
* WiFi 802.11 b/g/n
* 8 GB internal memory
* 32 GB micro SD support
* 3.5mm audio jack
* FM radio
* LTE SIM slot
The price of HTC Thunderbolt is not yet revealed. Also, we are not able track the official release date and price in Indian market. So stay tuned for more updates.