Thinking about getting a thunderbolt..

Discussion in 'HTC ThunderBolt' started by Lardman, Jul 25, 2012.

  1. Lardman

    Lardman New Member

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    One of my buddies from work is selling his old Thunderbolt and I was thinking about taking it off his hands. I was wondering how much battery life you guys got out of your phones? I know after its initial release the life was awful, but has any recent update made it last any longer? Thanks!
     
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    The Thunderbolt is a great phone the battery life is still sub par. so carry a charger or invest in a extended battery I had the extended and the size was fine and lasted a long time other than the battery its the best phone I've ever owned..
     
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    my wife has a TB and keeps it on the charger all day long at work. After work and by the time she goes to bed, it needs to be charged.
     
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    tbolt has horrible battery life buy the extended battery and you could go all day. i think sedio (sp) offers a case and extended battery option for 50 ish dollars .. otherwise its a great phone scheduled to receive ICS in the future .
     
  5. armeddroid

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    Get a Rezound battery if you decide to get it. Much better battery then stock.
     
  6. Lardman

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    Theyre compatible with eachother?
     
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    Yessir. Def a substantial difference.
     
  8. Lardman

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    Nevermind just did a little research. Looks like a good deal, and I can get one off amazon for $10. He doesn't have a price in mind so how much should I offer him? I dont wanna lowball and look like an ass.
     
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    I'd look around to see what a used TBolt is going for. See if it includes an SD card too. Check for damages etc.
     
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    Alright thanks a bunch man! It looks like theyre asked for about 150 on amazon.. maybe Ill offer 100. Ill ask if he has a number in mind and see what happens lol.
     
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    Not a problem. Hopefully it works out.
    And to add, I seen them going for $50 on Wirefly.
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    I just sold mine with a extended battery, and reg battery and 2 back covers and 4screen protectors.. And did not have a ding or scratch on it at all looked brand new didn't even have the kickstand coating peal off for 120$.... The Rezound battery will not add much it's only 200more mha.. It will add some standby but screen on using that 200mha won't amount to a row of pins get the extended and be done with it 100$ to 120$ should be good between friends