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Thunderbolt Delayed! Here we go again…

Reports all over the place today suggest that the Thunderbolt has been pushed past the 24th launch date and now landing on either the 28th or some time in March.  And that’s really all we have to say…just wanted to make sure we kept you all in the loop with us being such a “HypeBeast” and all.

Cheers Justin and Jason!

  • gary

    We are buying the (2) Iphones today….can’t wait for nothing to happen…too bad verizon cannot communicte with customers.

  • Kevin Baboolal

    I was in a local Best Buy today and was told the phone got pushed back to March 28th!

  • Zim982

    Im just losing the anticipation for the phone an just might wait for the next best android.

  • TBolt or bust

    We are all victims of the crazy hype machine. It’s NOT considered a “delay” until the release date is OFFICIAL!!!

  • LeeInMKE

    I remember when I wrote Kellex explaining to him why this would be released March 3rd. :) That was 4 weeks ago. I still stand by my ‘prediction’ and line of reasoning used at that time.

    • Anonymous

      verizon said it will be out by the end of feburary. How do you still stand by that?

      • LeeInMKE

        I recall them saying Q1 2011, as early as March.

        • Anonymous

          no it will be out by the end of feburary.

      • LeeInMKE

        I recall them saying Q1 2011, as early as March.

  • Anonymous

    Seems like i waited this long for the OG, so i think i can do it again…

    • Anonymous

      well i perfer this but the droid 3 will most likely be the next og. As r3-d3 is actually a robot in starwars…on the dark side, lol…..so it will probably be vanilla android.

  • Theantt21

    I’m not even mad cause 20 months till another upgrade I’m so waiting on the droid bionic to come out

  • John

    Just to set the record straight for all you little kids crying about the release date…….. the xoom will be out the 24th @ verizon. Who gives a damn about bestbuy and there release dates. buy there if you want your bill screwed up………..trust me happens a lot.. The T-bolt not until next month meaning march…. Still no official release date but for sure in March….. Trust me its about $$$ why sell the I-Phone and then drown out I-phone sales with the next best thing. your just a customer and verizon is in the business of making $$$ so it doesn’t make sense to release it in February although it was suppose to be released the 24th untill they saw how many losers were buying into the whole I-phone scenario.

  • SMD

    I wanted The Merge. Then that hit some magazine ads and vanished. Then I decided on this one. Makes me wanna cry. Maybe I’ll just by a Palm Pre and cash in my manhood.

    • Anonymous

      ummm no. It comes out the 21st, 24th, or 28th the latest….by the end of feburary said by verizon themselves at ces.

  • Anonymous

    So much for their “coming soon” unless that means sometime in the next 6months? It has already been 1… at this rate the moto bionic will come out first LOL that will show HTC bragging about being the first 4G again…

  • Anonymous

    too bad when it is released, it’ll be 100 more than the same phone on at&t. ugh.

    • Tim242

      It is far from the same phone. If you think they’re the same, you should not be commenting. Get educated.

      • Anonymous

        Please show me the numerous differences between the inspire and the thunderbolt please?

        • Anonymous

          Hmm it has true 4g lte…..theres is hspa plus which isn’t much faster than the non-hspa+ iphone…..kickstand, speaker underneath, front facing cam. More internal memory, 8vs.1…..32 gig pre installed micro sd card…its awesome…..bigger battery 1440vs1230….

  • Anonymous

    I think what makes not knowing a specific launch date, is the fact Best Buy initiated a pre-sale already. They have not done that with any other device I’ve purchased that wasn’t released in a known timley manner. They have had our money almost two weeks and now a possible delay. Sigh

  • Arat

    FRUSTRATION!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! RIDICULOUS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I DEMAND A RELEASE DATE !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    AAARRRRRGGGGGGGGGGG!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Viper76269

    February 24h :-)

  • Budcar38

    Screw off nickxuser and anyone else who is spending their time bitching about kellex and this site. You people are simply a waste of life.

  • Budcar38

    Screw off nickxuser and anyone else who is spending their time bitching about kellex and this site. You people are simply a waste of life.

  • Raptor007

    Its typical Verizon games, their marketing dept has no clue on handling device launches, iPhone 4 in February are you frickin nuts. HTC TB ready, done, and set to go but they can’t commit to a “date” yet BB takes pre-orders and something got botched. At this point I am strongly considering getting a refund on my deposit, bullshit gift card and ride it out a while.

    We knew when the freaking iPhone was coming a FULL MONTH in advance, and this phone is BETTER than the iphone.

  • Raptor007

    Its typical Verizon games, their marketing dept has no clue on handling device launches, iPhone 4 in February are you frickin nuts. HTC TB ready, done, and set to go but they can’t commit to a “date” yet BB takes pre-orders and something got botched. At this point I am strongly considering getting a refund on my deposit, bullshit gift card and ride it out a while.

    We knew when the freaking iPhone was coming a FULL MONTH in advance, and this phone is BETTER than the iphone.

    • Tim242

      No refunds. Just a shopping card.

  • Stnkycheezman

    what the hell…it’s just a friggin EVO for crying outloud, get it out already htc so we can move on to hearing bout the bionic

    • Noble Four

      Haha, obviously you haven’t watched any comparison videos. The only things the TBolt and EVO have in common are size and brand. TBolt tears the EVO to shreds.

      • Stnkycheezman

        haha, i checked myself right after i posted and i take back my tbolt = evo comment. But I’m still riding on bionic FTW

  • SundayMoney

    My contract with ATT was up 6 months ago so I am free to sign with anyone I choose so if it matters to anyone If this gets pushed back further than the 24th I’m done.

    I will simply go get the atrix from ATT THis has to be the worst cluster f**k of all times when it comes to releasing a phone.

    • Anonymous

      have fun with a locked down phone which motorola will stop updating….plus its 500 dollars for a crap netbook when i can get a real 500 dollar one, and 130 dollars for a hdmi stand? yah screw it, ill take this open…real 4g!…btw atrix is slower than the att iphone actually….engadget…..and yah its on verizon so ill take it.

  • Daniel Archibald33

    Does this really surprise anybody?? We have the best OS on the planet and we are the ones that get yanked around the most!!

  • Anonymous

    i could really careless…..its really just the EVO on verizon. Do you really want to get locked in for 2 years with a phone Sprint has had for over a year now?

    • Tim242

      If you think this is the same as the Evo, you should not be commenting. It is far from the same. Get educated.

      • Anonymous

        haha…calm down dude…i should not be commenting? Just look at the specs for each, they are practically identical. Lot of great phones coming out for verizon this year which is exciting. But seriously, HTC is an awesome company but they are pushing for the first 4g and thats all right now. Its going to be a good phone but do you really want to lock yourself in? Let me know how you feel this fall or sooner…haha

        • Tim242

          Practically identical? No they are not! The Thunderbolt has the new gen
          processor that is faster and more power efficient. It scores 2000 on
          quadrant, Evo scores 1100. It has 768 megs of RAM, Evo just 512. That in
          itself is huge! It has 8 gigs of internal, Evo less than 1. It has 32 gig
          SD, Evo 8. It has a new camera sensor, which means better pics. It has an
          SLCD screen, which looks much better than the Evo’s LCD. It has the new
          Sense, with Skype video calling integrated. It has an aluminum unibody, the
          Evo is all plastic. It has a nicer kickstand that can be used vertically as
          well. It has Dolby surround sound speakers. It has Lte, which does not have
          to be turned on and off like wifi, as is the case with wimax. I had the Evo
          for 7 months. I assure you, this is a huge step up!

        • Tim242

          Practically identical? No they are not! The Thunderbolt has the new gen
          processor that is faster and more power efficient. It scores 2000 on
          quadrant, Evo scores 1100. It has 768 megs of RAM, Evo just 512. That in
          itself is huge! It has 8 gigs of internal, Evo less than 1. It has 32 gig
          SD, Evo 8. It has a new camera sensor, which means better pics. It has an
          SLCD screen, which looks much better than the Evo’s LCD. It has the new
          Sense, with Skype video calling integrated. It has an aluminum unibody, the
          Evo is all plastic. It has a nicer kickstand that can be used vertically as
          well. It has Dolby surround sound speakers. It has Lte, which does not have
          to be turned on and off like wifi, as is the case with wimax. I had the Evo
          for 7 months. I assure you, this is a huge step up!

  • John R Ruddick

    Annnnndddddd drum roll please!

    http://i.imgur.com/ZQ9Je.png

    • Odiej34

      FAKE…

  • Dani_Simone

    omg!!!! Plz just release this phone already. I am still carrying this shitty lg DARE for godsakes!!!

    • Anonymous

      eris is just slightly better…

    • DanSke

      haha Likewise. I’ve had this shitty LG Dare for 2 years now. I want some thunda!

  • Dreedy Android

    I wouldn’t be at all surprised if Apple told Big Red to push the launch date back to give the iPhone more sales since reports flooded out that sales didn’t meet expectations. Forget the iPhone…Big Red sold its soul to the devil. Bring on the BOLT!

  • Anonymous

    Looks like the Verizon iPhone has scared it back into its hole. With the Xoom failure on the horizon…looks like Android is ready for a steep fall.

  • Marty
    • EKC

      IMO, that doesn’t look like an official Verizon page, so I wouldn’t really trust it.

      • Anonymous

        only 111 likes… yikes – not real.

    • Anonymous

      Yup.

  • Airsmith81

    If you look at Verizons Facebook page, look at a comment by Randi Yokota left on their wall. Verizon replies to her “the Thunderbolt by HTC will he out by the end of February. That is all we can say at this time.” Hmm

    • Randi

      Hey, that’s me! Yes, they did say that. Fancy.

  • Dsalinas1985

    whats up with the sim card needed for the Tbolt? just another way to make money i guess

    • Nofan

      It comes with the device…and its the LTE Sim card….

      • Dsalinas1985

        to use the 4G?

        • Anonymous

          yah….

          • Anonymous

            newbs… :)

          • Anonymous

            lol at your androidify kimir, lol…..if you want buy me an extra…and sell it to me on ebay…. :) lol….no but seriously if you can…. :)

          • Anonymous

            you know you love it. :)

  • Sammiesosa49ers

    I know the reason. I believe its the pos I phone. If it was not for the i phone we(Verizon) users would have the Atrix

  • Sammiesosa49ers

    I know the reason. I believe its the pos I phone. If it was not for the i phone we(Verizon) users would have the Atrix

  • Ikepete1

    I’m excited for the phone to come out. It looks like the phone of the moment. I will most likely end up with this phone, but i can wait for it. It’s not like i really need it. I still enjoy my D1