Thunderbolt? Yay or Nay

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  1. Jac03x

    Jac03x New Member

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    want to get a thunderbolt tomorrow was wondering what everyone is thinking, and experiencing. I am aware of the battery thing, and that kind of sucks, but i am curious if the majority of people are happy. Thanks.
     
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    A friend of mine has one and he loves it but I am waiting for the bionic reguardless of if I'm able to root or not.
     
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    I'm really leaning that way myself...my wife said I should go ahead and get the BlunderBolt, I think it will be more hackable, as we already have root, plus it remains to be seen if we'll be able to do anything at all with the bootloader on the Bionic...sure, we'll get root, but as far as custom ROMs? Hmm...what to do?
     
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    I would vote nay...I tried one out the other day at Verizon, and seriously my DX with Rubix seems way faster and snappier than the Bolt. I would wait until the whole LTE 4G gets better matched up with a device that can handle the speed and battery drain. But that's just my opinion...:)
     
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    I did a side by side comparison, the TB was quicker than the DX and I was running Rubix's latest rom. That right there had me so I bought the TB.

    If/when the bionic comes out and it's even that much better then I'll buy that one and sell the TB.
     
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    Sense is way faster than motoblur. I had an X and was frustrated. Unless course u go with launcherpro. HTC has theory their thing figured out except the battery problem.
     
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    I'm very happy with my bolt. Sense is amazing. Batterys not as much of an issue for me cuz I have a million chargers setup everywhere.

    I had my ne2 ready for about 6 months so I was done waiting. I wasn't gonna wait for the newest technology to pop otherwise I'd be dead before I upgraded.

    Besides, by the time I need to upgrade from my bolt, quadcore will be live and well.

    Sent from my HTC Thunderbolt using the Droid Forums app.
     
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    I would vote nay also....With the majority of users whining about the battery it seems like a good device to skip.
     
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    Nay. Tried one out the other day and wasn't impressed.

    Swyped from a Droid
     
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    I would go and get it, its really a nice phone. Verizon is adding LTE sites quickly and LTE is leaps and bounds faster than any other 4G pretender offered by anyone else, its like having FIOS on your phone.

    sent via ThunderBolt
     
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    I'm very happy with the Thunderbolt. I too have chargers everywhere I go but even so I don't see where the battery life is any worse than the Droid X that I just sold. I'm also glad that I'm locked into a 2 yr. contract with the current data prices. I have'nt heard people (whining) but I have read complaints of battery life.
     
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