Are you still happy with your Thunderbolt?

Discussion in 'HTC ThunderBolt' started by geoff5093, Jun 18, 2012.

  1. 2001400ex

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    Sounds like your proximity sensor is out and you are hitting the mute button.
     
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    I couldn't hate my thunderbolt more. Nothing but problems from day one. Although I am kind of glad my upgrade isn't until November, because I am holding my breath that the galaxy note 2 comes to Verizon. I know one things for sure. I will never buy another HTC handset.
     
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    Besides the battery issue, which can be fixed, and the proximity sensor, what else is wrong with the phone? It was by far the first to be stable with 4g. The only software issue was the reboots that lasted for about a month. For being cutting edge, I think the phone is good. And mine is up in November too, can't wait for the razor hd or the new HTC . I personally won't go to Samsung until the get the ratios figured out. Connectivity is a big deal to me.
     
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    After riding trains all last week for work and having the phone die before I got back (there are no cigarette lighter outlets on a locomotive), I finally talked Verizon into letting me take an early upgrade. So two days ago, I got a Razr Maxx. Unplugged it yesterday at 8am, finally plugged it in again at about 3am this morning, with 50% still showing on the meter. The only kicker is, I gave up my unlimited data and moved to a 4GB/month allowance for about what I was paying before. BUT, since I was never exceeding 2GB/month, I don't think this is going to be much of a sacrifice.

    Aside from the horrid battery life, the Thunderbolt was actually a pretty nice phone. I never had much of a problem with the random reboots that so many people seem to have, and I really liked the UI. But no matter what tweaks I made, or how conservatively I used the phone, I was never able to eke out more than maybe 6 hours before I was in the yellow - and that was with the 1620mA Rezound battery. To me, there is no excuse for releasing a phone that can't get you through at least most of the day on a single charge, with moderate use.
     
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    I tried for an early upgrade but they told me I had to wait until november when my real early upgrade is up.
     
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    My history with Verizon is they let you upgrade 2 months early, without a ton of pushing. Just say your proximity sensor is out and you need a new phone. Tho that would be in September. Personally I am gonna do that on launch day for the new HTC or razor hd.
     
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    it's august 25th now though. Lady told me october I could try but my thunderbolt is giving me fits now. Battery even with extended stinks and randomly reboots.
     
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    Those were the first signs of the end for me. Then one day it just rebooted and never came back.
     
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    I am happy as a bee in a jar of honey with my ancient TB.
     
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    Not happy with Verizon. Get on with Ics update or just leak it, hows bout some news.
     
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    Is it just me, or do a lot of the displays on new phones look worse than the display on the Thunderbolt?
     
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    I moved from a og dinc to the tb. It is now almost 2 years old. No problems no reboots it has been solid since day one. Only complaint battery life. I have been rooted since 7/11 n have tried many roms. My current dd is skyraider. I have tried the new leak.n it ran fine for a day but it rebooted n several fc I went back.
    My TB has been rock solid n I will hate t give it up in january!
    Paul.
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    EXTENDED BATTERY..
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