Starting tomorrow, March 17th, you'll be able to pick up HTC's much anticipated ThunderBolt smartphone through Verizon for $250 with a two-year service agreement. The ThunderBolt is the first smartphone able to take full advantage of Verizon's 4G LTE network, and you can expect download speeds of 5-12Mbps and upload speeds of 2-5Mbps, Verizon says.
The ThunderBolt looks to be a promising device with a new generation 1GHz Snapdragon processor, 8GB of onboard memory, 32GB microSD card, 4.3-inch WVGA display, 8MP rear facing camera with HD (720p recording), 1.3MP front facing camera, and Google's Android 2.2 platform wrapped in HTC's Sense UI.
A Verizon Wireless Nationwide Talk plan and 4G LTE data package are both mandatory, which start at $40/month and $30/month, respectively. According to CNet, the ThunderBolt will be able to do simultaneous voice and data over 3G.