HTC Thunderbolt 4G Review: The Majestic Lightning Of Zeus

The HTC Thunderbolt 4G gives one of the best performances of any smartphone currently available in 2011 and it seems as if the Thunderbolt has stricken the ground with an impacting force that will last well into 2012. The HTC developed Thunderbolt 4G premieres exclusively with the Verizon Wireless network, and is truly a premiere enthusiast phone that provides a lot of power and efficiency, despite being on the Android 2.2.1 base software. A 1GHz Snapdragon processor benchmarked with custom software for this phone above all others, especially the new Samsung Google Nexus S coming in close behind the Droid X2 of the same carrier through exclusive rights. The HTC Thunderbolt 4G has quality parts for a price that may be expensive for some, but parts which make the entire smartphone a shining example of true fidelity and marksmanship in the intracellular universe.

The HTC Thunderbolt 4G provides a design that is contour, with a lovely Google silver lining belt that holsters the back speaker and conference-style persona. The screen is 4.3” WVGA TFT capacitive touch screen, giving the sense of touch a non-smudging protection that is common to some of the best smartphones on the market today. The only negative thing to be said about this design is truly the lack of any good covers on the phone available with Verizon Wireless. The screen protectors barely fit the full viewable area (leaving out a bit of measurement when done from the edges) and the actual most expensive protector unit they sell as a proprietary partnership does not cover those silver lining edges people easily get scuff marks on, which is very apparent to any hardcore consumer that uses their phone, keeps it clean, but notices those tiny flawed details.

Providing a level of user interface with capable software, this phone easily establishes itself as a connoisseur of its kind.  Instead of focusing on the Froyo software, it becomes extremely pertinent to place focus on the CPU, the video ram, and simply these hardcore parts. In order to do this, we ran benchmarks using phone connectivity which locked the phone into place and ran applications of 3D bench-tools on the phone / Android market by the open source XDA community. Android has always been open source for the mere reason of sharing knowledge, programming, and finally furthering these Android phones leagues above iOS, the famed operating system infamous for its lack of user-front support with Apple and Apple SDK iPhone developer forums. The benchmarks revealed that the phone currently ranks to be one of the highest in the world, with Droid X2 following behind. We also ran a torture test on this phone, and the battery efficiency is easily 92%, meaning that confusing battery label of usage per kWh is actually accurate, which was a surprising reveal on its own unlike some other lines of phones we see from HTC itself. HTC truly put a lot of effort into the processing throughput of the HTC Thunderbolt 4G, truly making this phone revered by many others.

The HTC Thunderbolt 4G provides the base Android Froyo software, exceptional design albeit a few flaws, but easily and outstandingly delivers a phone where the processing power is in the numbers and moreover is taken to a level of torture for which it performs 92% of the time as a consequential unit. The HTC Thunderbolt is that phone for 2011 that is simply what any hardware technology enthusiast assays to attain.

Interesting Fact: A capacitive panel consists of an insulator such as glass (which responds to heat, usually of the finger), coated with a transparent conductor (for the potential difference in the touch basis of our fingers) like indium tin oxide to provide a level of sensing on the glass.

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