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HTC ThunderBolt Remove phone

Posted: 06 Jan 2011
Market Status: Released
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Posted: 15 Apr 2010
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Design
Device typeSmart phoneSmart phone 
OSAndroid (4.0, 2.3, 2.2)Android (2.3.4, 2.2, 2.1) 
Dimensions4.75 x 2.44 x 0.56 inches (121 x 62 x 14 mm)4.63 x 2.30 x 0.47 inches (117.5 x 58.5 x 11.9 mm) 
Weight6.23 oz (177 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (136 g)
4.60 oz (130 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (136 g)
 
Display
Physical size4.3 inches3.7 inches 
Resolution480 x 800 pixels480 x 800 pixels 
Pixel density

Pixel density - The pixel density of a display represents the number of pixels over an area of one inch. It’s measured in “pixels per inch”, or ppi. The higher the number, the more detailed and good-looking the display is.

217 ppi252 ppi 
Technology

Technology - There are two main screen technologies currently used in phones and tablets: LCD and AMOLED. The former usually features a light source and liquid crystals, while the latter is based on organic light-emitting diodes. Newer LCD variations like IPS-LCD and Super-LCD allow for very accurate color reproduction and very wide viewing angles, where no significant image quality loss is observed. Current AMOLED screens differ in such a way that they can exhibit much more saturated colors (sometimes too much) and incredibly high contrast levels, which is due to black color being completely black in AMOLED displays.

TFTAMOLED 
TouchscreenMulti-touchMulti-touch 
FeaturesLight sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glassLight sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glass 
Camera
Camera8 megapixels8 megapixels 
FlashDual LEDDual LED 
FeaturesAutofocus, Face detection, Geo tagging, EffectsAutofocus, Geo tagging 
Camcorder1280x720 (720p HD)1280x720 (720p HD), 720x480 (DVD) 
FeaturesVideo callingVideo light 
Front-facing camera1.3 megapixels  
Hardware
System chip

System chip - Most modern handsets use an advanced chip that includes many of the device’s hardware modules like the processor, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and sometimes even the wireless radio. This field shows what particular system chip (or System-on-a-Chip) is used in the phone.

Qualcomm Snapdragon S2 MSM8655Qualcomm Snapdragon S1 QSD8650 
Processor

Processor - The processor is the main computing component of a phone and is a major factor when it comes to the overall speed of the device. Some more powerful smartphones use dual-core and quad-core processors designed to deliver greater performance.

Single core, 1000 MHz, ScorpionSingle core, 1000 MHz, Scorpion 
Graphics processorAdreno 205Adreno 200 
System memory

System memory - System memory, or RAM memory is the type of memory that the device uses to temporarily store data from the OS or currently-running apps. The more RAM available to the device, the better the performance will be when multiple or heavier programs are running.

768 MB RAM512 MB RAM / 512 MB ROM 
Built-in storage8 GB8 GB 
Storage expansionmicroSD, microSDHC up to 32 GBmicroSD, microSDHC up to 32 GB 
Battery
Talk time6.30 hours
the average is 12 h (714 min)
5.21 hours
the average is 12 h (714 min)
 
Stand-by time13.8 days (330 hours)
the average is 20 days (491 h)
6.1 days (146 hours)
the average is 20 days (491 h)
 
Capacity1400 mAh1300 mAh 
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Multimedia
RadioFMFM 
SpeakersEarpiece, Loudspeaker  
YouTube playerYesYes 
Internet browsing
Built-in online services supportFacebook, YouTube (upload), TwitterFacebook, MySpace, Twitter 
Technology
CDMA

CDMA - Code Division Multiple Access. A technique of multiplexing, also called spread spectrum, in which analog signals are converted into digital form for transmission. For each communication channel, the signals are encoded in a sequence known to the transmitter and the receiver for that channel. The foremost application is digital cellular phone technology from QUALCOMM that operates in the 800MHz band and 1.9GHz PCS band. CDMA phones are noted for their excellent call quality and long battery life.

800, 1900 MHz800, 1900 MHz 
FDD LTE700 (band 13) MHz  
DataLTE, EV-DO Rev.AEV-DO Rev.A 
Positioning

Positioning - This field shows the positioning systems supported by the device. There are three main types: GPS, A-GPS and GLONASS. GPS - This is one of the most widespread global positioning technologies, developed and maintained by the U.S. government. It uses satellites in order to detect your location. Works best in clear weather. A-GPS - A-GPS stands for Assisted GPS and is the industry standard for positioning and navigation. “Assisted” means that it can use local wireless networks, in addition to satellites, for quicker and more precise localization. GLONASS - GLONASS is a global positioning system, developed by the Russian Federation. It’s very similar to GPS, but isn’t so popular in cell phones.

GPS, A-GPSA-GPS 
NavigationYesYes 
Connectivity
Bluetooth2.1, EDR2.1, EDR 
Wi-Fi802.11 b, g, n802.11 b, g, n 
Mobile hotspotYes  
USBUSB 2.0USB 2.0 
ConnectormicroUSBmicroUSB 
FeaturesMass storage device, USB charging  
OtherDLNA, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA syncTV-Out, Computer sync, OTA sync 
Other features
NotificationsHaptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, SpeakerphoneService lights, Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone 
Additional microphone/sfor Noise cancellation  
SensorsAccelerometer, CompassAccelerometer, Compass 
Hearing aid compatibilityM4, T3M4, T3 
OtherVoice recordingVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDD 
Availability
Officially announced06 Jan 201115 Apr 2010 
Shopping information
MSRP price$ 250  

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