The HTC Thunderbolt 4G smartphone by Verizon is the top-trending item on Google News today, largely due to the mystique surrounding the LTE Droid-like technology it is rumored to be packed with. If you’re considering making a purchase, there are a few things to help you along the way in making that buying decision. The good news is you still have time to ponder before shelling out the greenbacks.
What is the Buzz All About Surrounding the LTE Droid-Like Technology?
For starters, the new device is part of a savvy campaign by the makers of HTC, which has been instrumental in putting out some pretty cool devices as of late. In partnership with Verizon, the 4G firsts just continue to take center stage as other competitors like Apple’s iPhone continue to boast its loyal following of gadget-hungry minions.
For the better part of 2010, there has been a steady stream of talk about what the new HTC line of products will offer. Oftentimes, a leak or constant barrage of chatter is a prescription for failure. However, thanks to the smartphone wars, headed by Apple’s iPhone and Droid, consumers are eager to bear arms for the battle. HTC is unique in that the company seems to listen to what the public wants…to some degree, as we will see in a moment.
HTC Thunderbolt 4G Verizon Smartphone with Google Branding – Features and Missing Element(s)
On the positive side:
1. Sleek design – The device appears to be cutting-edge in its continuous design that fits the hand perfectly.
2. Front-facing camera – The question is: What took it so long?
3. Integrated Speaker – Now you can understand the person on the other end who doesn’t sound like the adult voices from Charlie Brown.
4. 4G technology – What more can be said of this format, the first in the industry?
The Not-So-Positive-side? The absence of a dual-core processor .
Although this may be the only drawback in the HTC Thunderbolt 4G smartphone by Verizon, it is the most worrisome. Based on the wish-lists of many would-be consumers, this was high in the food-chain of bells and whistles desired in a new LTE phone.
Will not having a dual-core processor make any difference in your buying decision, or will you follow suit and get on the band wagon? After all, that’s what makes the iPhone so successful, right? Go here for newly-released photographs of the HTC Thunderbolt 4G smartphone.