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HTC ThunderBolt 4G / HTC Incredible HD / HTC Droid Thunderbolt

alaTest has collected and analyzed 1219 reviews of HTC ThunderBolt 4G / HTC Incredible HD / HTC Droid Thunderbolt. The average rating for this product is 3.0/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. Reviewers really like the size and price. The screen and usability also get good comments, whereas there are mixed reviews on the apps and portability. There are some critical reviews about the social networking functionality and GPS navigation.

performance, usability, screen, price, size

battery, reliability, reception, GPS navigation, social network

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the HTC ThunderBolt 4G / HTC Incredible HD / HTC Droid Thunderbolt is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 85/100 = Very good quality.

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Amazon.com review summary for HTC ThunderBolt 4G / HTC Incredible HD / HTC Droid Thunderbolt

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 1101 user reviews of HTC ThunderBolt 4G / HTC Incredible HD / HTC Droid Thunderbolt from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 2.9/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Cell phones on Amazon.com. Views about the size and screen are overall positive. The price and usability are also appreciated. The apps and connectivity get mixed opinions, while many are critical about the social networking functionality and GPS navigation.

performance, usability, price, screen, size

battery, reliability, reception, GPS navigation, social network

54% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: HTC ThunderBolt 4G LTE Android Phone (Verizon Wireless)HTC ThunderBolt 4G LTE Android Phone (Verizon Wireless)

Mar, 2017

Expert review by: Mark Harris (pocket-lint.com)

HTC ThunderBolt

 

The HTC ThunderBolt is one of the very, very few 4G devices to actually be up and running on a 4G network (Verizon's LTE roll-out in the US). As such, it's perfectly positioned to act as a lightning rod for all the myths, hype and hassles that come...

4G, HTC Sense, camera performance, call quality, lightening fast data connection

Gets hot, battery life, outdated version of Android, doesn't really have the display or the power to compete with the best high-end handsets

Is the ThunderBolt’s insatiable appetite for energy a deal-breaker? Probably not. Power users will get used to carrying the chunky charger around or investing a second battery, and there’s even a certain kudos to be earned from any phone capable of...

May, 2011

Expert review by: Chris Hall (pocket-lint.com)

HTC ThunderBolt hands-on - Pocket-lint

 

HTC has launched a new Verizon exclusive handset, the HTC ThunderBolt. It will be part of Verizon's growing 4G arsenal of devices, bringing lightening fast

Jan, 2011

Expert review by: (stuff.tv)

HTC Thunderbolt review

 

4G in the wild is more awesome than you can imagine, but can the sparky Thunderbolt keep up?

A jaw-dropping 4G lightning strike blasting a path to the future

Apr, 2011

Expert review by: (stuff.tv)

HTC Thunderbolt Review

 

A jaw-dropping 4G lightning strike blasting a path to the future

The HTC Thunderbolt is the first 4G phone on Verizon’s new 4G LTE network – the same next-gen technology Vodafone, Orange, T-Mobile and O2 are aiming to bring to the UK later this year. And if the Th

Apr, 2011

Expert review by: Amelia (htcphones.net)

HTC Thunderbolt vs. iPhone 4

 

I know many people who want to buy an iPhone. Most of them don't even know what the iPhone really is and what specs and features it has, they just want it because there is an opinion nowadays that having an iPhone is cool.

Both smartphones have their pros and cons. The HTC Thunderbolt has a larger display, a better camera and many other advantages, and the iPhone 4 seems to be made better and has a longer battery life. However, the HTC Thunderbolt is much cheaper than...

Aug, 2011

Expert review by: Sona (htcphones.net)

HTC Thunderbolt vs. iPhone 4 vs. Motorola Droid 3: Web Browsing Test

 

Comparing web browsing in smartphones is perhaps the best way to compare their Operating Systems. Android is considered to be the best and the most popular OS nowadays, followed by iOS, and the phonearena guys decided to compare their performance by...

Jul, 2011

Expert review by: Morti (htcphones.net)

HTC Thunderbolt Review (Verizon)

 

In a certain period of time each manufacturer has a special device that is distinguished from others. That model is called flagship, and now its the right time to meet you with the HTC's current flagship that is also one of the first devices supporting...

4.3-inch touchscreen ; 1GHz processor ; Memory ; 8MP camera ; 4G LTE support ; HTC Sense 2.0 UI

Bulkiness ; Battery ; Android 2.2 ; Incongruity of kickstand and microUSB port

The HTC Thunderbolt review showed it is quite attractive device and it is not accidental Verizon decided to get its hands to this perfect handset. Regardless all the problems occurred after its launch the HTC Thunderbolt undoubtedly can be considered...

May, 2011

Expert review by: Ginny Mies (pcworld.idg.com.au)

HTC Thunderbolt smartphone (preview)

 

The HTC Thunderbolt sports a 4.3in Super LCD screen, a front-facing video camera and a kickstand

4.3in Super LCD screen, 8-megapixel camera, decent performance

In the absence of a national LTE network we're unlikely to see it in Australia (at least in its current form)

Jan, 2011

Expert review by: Ginny Mies (goodgearguide.com.au)

HTC Thunderbolt smartphone

 

Probably the worst-kept secret phone of CES, the HTC Thunderbolt is finally official on the 4G LTE network of US telco Verizon.

4.3in Super LCD screen, 8-megapixel camera, decent performance

In the absence of a national LTE network we're unlikely to see it in Australia (at least in its current form)

The HTC Thunderbolt is equipped with a 4.3in Super LCD screen. It feels really well-constructed and solid in hand while maintaining the slick aesthetic we've come to expect of HTC phones.

Jan, 2011

Expert review by: Brian Klug (anandtech.com)

HTC Thunderbolt Review: The First Verizon 4G LTE Smartphone

 

So I have a confession to make - I'm late on this one. Way late. I managed to catch strep throat, came down with a high fever, then a sinus infection, and as a result missed my goal of having everything Verizon 4G LTE - including the HTC Thunderbolt -...

Apr, 2011