HTC ThunderBolt Teardown

Cracking open the HTC ThunderBolt

In March 2011, Verizon began selling the HTC ThunderBolt--the first smartphone to run on its 4G LTE network. In his review, TechRepublic's Jason Hiner dubbed it the "Ferrari of smartphones". It's big, it's fast, and it guzzles battery life.

Follow along as I crack open the HTC ThunderBolt.

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By Bill Detwiler

Bill Detwiler is Editor in Chief of TechRepublic and the host of Cracking Open, CNET and TechRepublic's popular online show. Prior to joining TechRepublic in 2000, Bill was an IT manager, database administrator, and desktop support specialist in the ...