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Video: Unboxing the HTC Thunderbolt – Wirefly

An unofficial unboxing of a “pre-production” HTC Thunderbolt popped up over at Wirefly’s blog and gives you a look at the “production” packaging plus a walk-through of the outside of the device.  Nothing you haven’t seen from us already except for the box it comes in, which even I’ll admit is pretty spicy and well done.  I should warn you though, that while watching this, you’ll be forced to hear Verizon’s new network referred to as “LTE 4G”, will think a 32GB pre-installed SD card has cured the incurable, and that a kickstand is something that no one expected to see on this device.  

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LraU4akIokU[/youtube]

Via:  Wirefly

  • Yay it has a kickstand! I wish he would have talked about it more! Its BS that it has the old version Sense on it and not the new Sense like the Desire HD in Europe! No landscape home screen!

  • Nespo

    No physical camera button??? Awww :'(

  • DankyKong

    I have Douche Chills from this HOMO.

  • Djspikezz

    This guy was hilarious to listen to haha!

  • This is how I would imagine an unboxing done by Mr.Rogers. This dude doesn’t know anything but O it has goodies and a wicked cool kickstand. Wirefly=Fail

  • This is how I would picture an unboxing done by Mr.Rogers. Did this dude just read the back of the box before filming this wtf.

  • Jamsil0877

    Why does everyone have to be a bunch of c’suckers with all the negative comments!

  • Ajseiser

    HOW MANY TIMES DO YOU HAVE TO SAY THE WORD, “THUNDERBOLT?!”

  • Anonymous

    He forgot to mention the kickstand works vertically too.

  • Anonymous

    He forgot to mention the kickstand works vertically too.

  • Anonymous

    Kellex YOU could’ve done a WAY better job then this YO YO, I think this guy was scared as a little kid because his bike didn’t have a kick stand and the other kids made fun of him or something, ENOUGH !! lol

    I feel like I am back in school with this guy, “Without Further “A DOO” lol This is KILLING ME I feel like everyones IQ is being attacked LMAO

    Kellex man, you need to reach out to wirefly and have them checkout Droid Life!!!! Rhey’ll learn a thing or two 😛

  • Anonymous

    Kellex YOU could’ve done a WAY better job then this YO YO, I think this guy was scared as a little kid because his bike didn’t have a kick stand and the other kids made fun of him or something, ENOUGH !! lol

    I feel like I am back in school with this guy, “Without Further “A DOO” lol This is KILLING ME I feel like everyones IQ is being attacked LMAO

    Kellex man, you need to reach out to wirefly and have them checkout Droid Life!!!! Rhey’ll learn a thing or two 😛

  • Chupaturkey

    Allrighteooo!

  • Thereyman00

    alrighty-o!

  • FortitudineVincimus

    sweet… a Thunderbolt story that is not about the release date. Actually no mention of it.. WOW!!!

  • Guys, please. Enough with the kickstand jokes. We get it. It’s only THE COOLEST THING EVER FOR A LTE 4G PHONE!!! ZOMG! What is not to get excited about? And it also, coincidentally enough, has a 32GB pre-installed sd card. And a kickstand.

  • Anonymous

    That guy unboxing the Thunderbolt has got to be the most boring and unenthusiastic person I have ever heard. I think I just fell asleep watching that video, and I have been waiting to see this phone for months.

    On another note, I hope that when I buy this phone I can finally be able to use my home WiFi, lost it on my OG Droid when software updated to 2.1. If anyone has a fix for my WiFi problems, it would be much appreciated.

  • This guy fumbled to get the phone out of the box

  • Anonymous

    no HDMI or DVI out???? LAME!!!!

    • Anonymous

      I’m fine with that as I’ll use DLNA to stream through my PS3 or Xbox.

  • I guess the word of the day is “Goodies!”

    Everybody say it!!

  • John R Ruddick

    Its Super LCD not LCD. Fail.

  • Anonymous

    How can I unhear that?

  • droidrev71

    Way to go Bob.. omg lamo

  • Heathcliff

    Okay, so he sounds like Mr. Greenjeans from the old Captain Kangeroo show. But, man, the comments here are getting WAY ageist.

    • I think the “ageist” comments are referring to the technological marvel of the new innovation called…a…let me get this right…. kickstand? Or perhaps… a 32GB micro SD card never seen out in the wild? Lets face it… He sounded kinda old.

      • Heathcliff

        I’m sure I’m older than he is. This is, or was, a technology site re Droid/ Android. But it’s devolving into hardcore fanboy, and snarky ageism. Okay, the guy isn’t hip, doesn’t use the right vernacular, isn’t as knowledgable as other tech guys. That’s what should be commented on, not through this prism of his age. I don’t like that his age is a kind of implicit insult. Or that he’s not a member of a club. This site is beginning to sound like high school, and being the right kind of person, dressing a certain way, talking a certain way. I have read the Droid-Life site since the Droid first came out, and a year ago, this site was welcoming to anyone, teckie or noob, there was no attitude. Those days are just long gone.

  • Manny

    Way to cover up the start up screen, Oh.. and let me get this right, did i hear you mention that it has a kickstand? you should of focused a little more on that. Great job.

  • this guy has to stfu about the kickstand

  • this guy has to stfu about the kickstand

  • this guy has to stfu about the kickstand

  • this guy has to stfu about the kickstand

  • this guy has to stfu about the kickstand

  • this guy has to stfu about the kickstand

  • this guy has to stfu about the kickstand

  • this guy has to stfu about the kickstand

  • this guy has to stfu about the kickstand

  • this guy has to stfu about the kickstand

  • this guy has to stfu about the kickstand

  • this guy has to stfu about the kickstand

  • Anonymous

    He picked the WORSE time to show us the size of the fascinate to the thunderbolt, would have been NICE to see the boot loader!!!!

    • Anonymous

      Lol bootloader…. if he ever found himself in bootloader he’d have a heart attack.

      Boot animation.

      • Anonymous

        Oh Shit!!! yeah, my bad….. LOL

  • This has to be one of the worst unboxing I’ve ever seen. I wish Andy Samberg would just pop out of nowhere and punch him for the segment “Punching People Before They Unbox a Phone”

  • Anonymous

    Jeking off with the kickstand. Lol a old man’s dream

  • Anonymous

    Jeking off with the kickstand. Lol a old man’s dream

  • Dude

    I hate that you can’t charge it with the kickstand in landscape mode.

    • DickyDarko

      Ya, I was thinking the same thing.

  • Rain_king46

    I think that the logo and the startup screen on the Thunderbolt are lame, but the phone looks interesting. Im not sure that I would drop my DX for it tho.

  • Anonymous

    Kellex, you MUST get your hands on new phones faster so that you can unbox them for us. That video was….rough.

  • It’s got a kickstand! Wow….

  • BTGGTR1

    If you watch the other videos this guy does, he doesn’t seem to realize you can also put the phone in the upright position with the kickstand as well…THAT is for the video calling, putting it on it’s side with the kickstand is for watching videos.

  • Sholtkamp32

    Wait I thought Best Buy claimed they had exclusive retail rights on this????

  • Dave

    Frankly I have a hard time believing anything that comes from Wirefly, given their reputation, and that includes videos of what they claim to be a Thunderbolt.

  • frontier driver

    Why did he cover the phone up during start-up????

  • frontier driver

    Why did he cover the phone up during start-up????

  • Fredy

    here is part of the review http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kCdSyeo6KFY

    • Danford884

      I’m not sure what I should do with my hands

  • Fredy

    This is part of his review http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kCdSyeo6KFY

  • So I guess people who have no idea what this phone is gets them, but we don’t. “I’m not exactly sure whether it was going to have a kickstand or not.” Seriously? We’ve known it has a kickstand since last…. August?

  • (v)urphy

    I don’t understand why this was even posted?? Garbage.

  • BTGGTR1

    This guy is a douchebag. Anyone who is in the know already knows everything there is about this phone. Plus he sounds like a bad radio announcer. Good lord. lol

  • BTGGTR1

    This guy is a douchebag. Anyone who is in the know already knows everything there is about this phone. Plus he sounds like a bad radio announcer. Good lord. lol

  • Anonymous

    Bueller…Bueller…Bueller…

  • Anonymous

    Bueller…Bueller…Bueller…

  • Wow, worst unboxing ever!

    Goodies, Alrighty-O! and out of the loop!

  • Wow, worst unboxing ever!

    Goodies, Alrighty-O! and out of the loop!

  • Rocktoonz

    would have been nice if he had allowed us to really see the boot animation instead of covering it with that silly Samsung thing.

    • cool-hand

      my thoughts exactly

  • Alrighty-O.

  • Big Red

    I could have done the same unboxing in like 3 minutes instead of 7… Old purple ned loving too… Lol

  • noah

    aha, he made me laugh.

  • Anonymous

    Looks great but still not happy

  • Octotron

    That was… rough..

  • Anonymous

    that moron can’t even put the battery cover on. 6:40

    • I saw that too >.<

      • Anonymous

        He shouldn’t be able to use that phone legally. He got a giant smudge on it
        just as he pulled the cover off! Give it to me and I will show him how to
        take care of it…

  • BPStroh

    Please remind me never to watch any phone-related content by wirefly ever again. That was painful to listen to. Does this guy know anything about phones? It seemed like all he wanted to do was play with the kickstand.

    • fartbubbler

      ^
      this.

    • Anonymous

      alrightyo

      • he kept saying that “alrightyo” he sounds like someones grandfather lmao

    • Anonymous

      thats why they sent it to him first so he cant leak any info cause he doesnt know any.

  • Anonymous

    Way to go grandpa, way to go!

  • wombatdroid

    He also states it has a regular LCD screen when it actually has a SLCD screen.

    • Anonymous

      what a dope.

  • Anonymous

    Apparently he really likes the word ‘goodies’.

  • Anonymous

    Giggity!