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Report: HTC Thunderbolt Outselling iPhone 4 at Verizon Stores

Well after some not-so-fun news about warranty replacements, we actually do have good news about HTC Thunderbolt and its sales as compared to the i*hone 4 at Verizon.  Research firm BTIG put in calls to 150 different Big Red stores throughout 22 major cities and received news on the two that may surprise many of you.  According to this report, 61% of stores said the devices were selling at about the same rate, with 28% saying that the TBolt was outselling our fruit foe.

And to add to this report, I’ll toss out the fact that the local Portland store that I visit for all my device needs, was adamant at the TBolt launch day as being far busier than the i*hone’s.  It is a pretty lovely phone even if it has battery issues.

Via:  BGR, BTIG Research

  • Ramiro

    it doesn’t really matter how many htc thunderbolts have sold verizon. i-phone is still better i mean the hole world has it and its the best phone in the world no phone can beat the i-phone and apple company. no matter what other company’s bring that is 4g the i-phone is gonna be better better and better period. yes and i know that people wanted bigger screen phones but it really matters more about the phone. see how small the i-phone 4 screen is and the htc thunderbolt more people have the i-phone.

  • Daniel

    Remember that most people buy iPhones from Apple, not from a Verizon store.

    The only place to buy the Thunderbolt is from Verizon.

    Still says that the Thunderbolt is selling well.

  • Tsve

    I can’tmagine how a phone that cannot be dropped on a rug and not break could be outselling anything but I guess until you get it you will not know that fact. I had my phone for two weeks and the screen shattered on the first drop. My niece had hers one week and she dropped her and it shattered. Seriously HTC you can’t do better than that. Tracey

  • Nexus S is not 4G and doesn’t show as many improvements as I hoped for, Samsung Epic 4g was close, but didn’t cut it because of its weaker speakerphone (compared sound of EVO and Epic at a Sprint stand), lack of FM Radio and voice dialing over Bluetooth (yes, EVO has all that, and more). Motorola Droid 2 has a nice size, but no 4G, no front facing camera and no HDMI.

  • Anonymous

    who would just call Verizon Stores tho? Does the Apple Store and Best Buy not sell the Verizon iPhone 4? If people want to a proper study they should do it right. Anyway you guess left out the p in iPhone, don’t u have an editor in chief to approve the articles and make sure mistakes are not made? How very nice site but the pink is a bit girlie

  • of course the TBolt is going to fare better on launch day, there wasn’t an online pre-order that sold 500,000 units in under six hours. The TBolt also hasn’t (officially) existed for the last eight months on another carrier (although lets be honest, it’s just the Evo in Verizon skin-but our wonderful VZW reps wont admit it…except me.)

    The phone has battery issues, 3G Data issues, and a whole slew of other issues.

    In my location, I would say for every TBolt sold, and iPhone is sold. They’re pretty even. Apple plans ahead and sends us plenty of stock, where as HTC has to dropship us phones every week-cuz they only send like a dozen at a time.

    plus this isn’t even hard numbers..just opinion. Fanboys.

  • bartbart

    Love the phone. Love the coverage: 4G, 3G, voice. Battery life is abysmal no matter what you turn on/off. I will keep the phone anyways, I see this as the bleeding edge type of thing. Signed up for year only, year from now I expect better phones with lots of the early issues worked out. Until then – charge whenever I can.

  • Dshudson

    No surprised i*hone is for woman and children

  • Anonymous

    That’s right! FFFFFF crapple!!!! I’m loving my TBolt and I live in Connecticut where there is NO 4G yet but I love the phone for what it can do. It is packed with features and super fast – battery is NO issue for me – users need to know how to charge the battery when they can – it’s not the phone it is the person who owns it! Engadget better have the TBolt as 2011 gadget of the year or I will burn that place down! LOL

  • Juzblaze

    Just went from 7am To 10:50pm and just now my phone has died. My T-Bolt is not rooted and yes its stocked everything. People who have battery life issues need to just buy you an extra charge, extended battery, car charger or even a portable charger because clearly you guys dont know what your doing.

  • its a very good news about Htc thunderbolt and its sales as compared to the iPhone 4 at Verizon.

  • Honestly, are people getting off to all the asininity posted on here? What the hell is wrong with everyone? lol
    Apple people feel the need to defend their shit, as well as Android people.. how about we talk about something that actually f*cking matters, like how you like your phone, I’m looking to maybe get a Thunderbolt, but all i can get out of this CRAP is iPhone Thunderbolt banter… do you not tire from flogging the dead horse?

    • Anonymous

      Blame kellex.

  • Mhmm, i hope Steve’s reading this!

  • it doesnt have battery issues, it has USER issues. i like it, but im selling mine. i was not expecting 4g mobile hotspot a la mifi style to launch so soon.

  • Anonymous

    And I thought Droid-Life could sink no lower. Kellex once again proves that he is the biggest phandroid to walk the planet.

  • Crgggltn

    battery issues? mine is way OK. no root yet. standard battery. pretty heavy use = no issues.

  • Go android even if I don’t like this phone glad that it is selling well even tho I thought most people that bought the iphne did so online

  • Go android even if I don’t like this phone glad that it is selling well even tho I thought most people that bought the iphne did so online

  • Gee

    At the store i work at all we do is convert the naive from their sad delusion of Iphone4 to Thunderbolt goodness.

  • Wojtek

    How serious,professional research firm can do this BS ?
    They made calls to 150 stores,but only in major cites.I bet ,all these cites have LTE.
    How about all others cites,towns and villages without LTE ???
    Who paid there,$250 for 3G Thunderbolt ?
    BTW I have TB,but I hate,when those so called “research” companies try to make us look like idiots.

  • Ad0131065

    My guy at vzw said they sold 80 in the three days at launch

  • Anonymous

    That’s because there were hundreds of thousands ordered online. And people are going to go to the apple store to buy the iphone. Thunderbolt is new, iphone was months old. Don’t get me wrong, the device is amazing and will sell well, just don’t think it will sell in the same league as the iphone.

  • Anonymous

    Realistically it may be because people are waiting for the next version of the iphone to jump to Verizon

  • Anonymous

    I believe it. We upgraded 2 lines last week to a Thunderbolt and an iPhone 4. The iPhone 4 is going back for a another Thunderbolt. The phones don’t even compare, no wonder the Thunderbolt is more popular.

    • proof or it didn’t happen

      • Chuckj24

        Stfu already you annoying stupid little biotch

        • make me. i live in Northern Virginia. Hit me on my twitter account when you get here.

          • Anonymous

            The iPhone is old news and absolutely inferior. Go cry in a corner about it.

          • Anonymous

            That’s why it is brought up around here on a daily basis.

          • Anonymous

            Yeah, by the zealous iCult trolling on a site completely unrelated who can’t stand the thought of people wanting something other than their precious idevice. Has it ever occurred to you that maybe some of us get tired of all the lies and rhetoric and lash out? Before you go on whining about Kellex making this article, just consider how many times he’s probably heard some obnoxious iFan tout the iPhone’s sales numbers followed with some smarmy remark, I know I’ve heard that argument about 5000 times.

            Anyway, I just like ridiculing dumbasses. Maybe You and Jeff Bernard would feel more at home [url=http://www.cultofmac.com]Here[/url].

          • Anonymous

            The iPhone is brought up more by Android users than it is by apple trolls and it starts at the very top. Bringing it up every two seconds only invites the trolls in. Replace all references to iPhone with any android phone and replace all references to Apple with Android and you’ve described every android fanboy too. Don’t act like they are some how different. Android fans lie just as much and spew just as much rhetoric.

          • “Make me”…? Ok, I think we can all let it go now. This guy is obviously under the age of 18.

      • Jadam6118

        Why are you here? The iphone honestly cannot compete with android. You bought the wrong phone get over it.

      • Aubreyvt

        Prove u have a life………

    • Michael

      TB is more popular obviously because it’s VZW’s newest device, but if you want longevity stick with the iPhone, but I know you’re not going to since you will just let the “trend” cloud your judgment.

      • Wquin67

        So Micheal seeing how you seem to love the Iphone so much, why do you lurk on a droid forum.

        • Michael

          read through my other notes from this post and you shall seek your answer.

          • Wquin67

            ah…Trolling. Now I understand the point of you being on here.

          • Michael

            yeah that’s it. sorry you can’t read. go back to school.

          • Wquin67

            Oh Michael I can read, and based on what i have read of your posting it is nothing more then trolling. If it is not trolling then why would a iphone fanboy be here? I don’t go to any iphone forums just to try to get a reaction from them as I dont feel the need to troll a forum. You also do the same thing that all trolls do and that is spout the same babble over and over, and never offer anything new or useful. So maybe you need to go back to school or maybe you just need to be schooled..either way you are still a troll and nothing can change that fact about you.

          • Wquin67

            ah…Trolling. Now I understand the point of you being on here.

      • Gee

        You could just wait for the Iphone 5 with its new slew of issues that Stevie tries to cover up or ignore.. By the way heres you rubber suit so you can make call on you Iphone 4

    • Michael

      TB is more popular obviously because it’s VZW’s newest device, but if you want longevity stick with the iPhone, but I know you’re not going to since you will just let the “trend” cloud your judgment.

  • Actually, I live with one and know many other VZW employees at two of my local VZW corporate stores, and this is actually true. The Thunderbolt is the #1 selling device by a long-shot, then the iPhone, and then the Droid X. It used to be Droid X > all, but then the iPhone came, then the Thunderbolt launched.

    There are about 2 Thunderbolts sold for every 1 iPhone sold at the store closest to my house, and the same for the other store next closest to my house.

    Sure, we aren’t exactly comparing 2 identical products, but it’s close enough to count.

    The Thunderbolt is a good phone that is selling better than the iPhone. End of story.

    • Michael

      What you fail to see is that a device that came out last year STILL remains competitive to the newest device and the fact that Kellex, along with his followers are boasting about having higher sales is simply amusing.

      Try to step out of the box and realize what I had just pointed out and realize there’s nothing impressive about this post, but you won’t cause you want to justify and make yourself feel better for spending the money and being locked into a 2 year contract. Oh and good luck on the battery on your TB. You’ll probably spend about the same amount in replacing those batteries.

      • There’s nothing else to compare it too what apple phone do you want it compared 2

      • KSChris

        I’m glad I CAN replace those batteries, if need be.

        I’m getting 8-10 hours on my Thunderbolt. Yeah, the iPhone has better battery life, but weighing the positives and negatives for both phones, I’ll gladly settle for a full work day’s charge on the Thunderbolt to get a better phone overall.

        Anyway, in regards to the battery issue, people act like we live in a world where power outlets are few and far between.

    • Anonymous

      It’s almost like the Thunderbolt is new and the iPhone 4 is reaching the end of its product life cycle. Crazy.

  • Brian

    What’s thi have to do with the price of spilt milk? Thought we already knew MOST iPhone orders were either preorders or bought online. So, just because the TBolt is “selling on pace or more” at stores means?? I bet they won’t move a quarter of the units that the iPhone sold.

    • stevejobssucks

      I bet you’re a retard

  • BigT

    15 hour battery here and I tinker all day (student) Maybe all us YB owners need to post screen shots of our battery info at the end of the day to bury this rumor.
    P.S. my battery was horrible day one, by day 3 it lasted 8-9 hours, when i shut 4G off its been 12-16 consistently.

    • BigT

      TB owners*

    • BigT

      TB owners*

    • You turn off the 4G on a 4G phone? Kind of defeats the point doesn’t it. When i turn my iPhone off i get nearly 3 years of battery life on a single charge.

      • Anonymous

        If you don’t live in an area covered by 4G, what’s the point in leaving it turned on? Another example, do you leave your wifi on even when you’re not in an area where you have it? If you love your i*hone so much, why are you on Droid Life?

        • Porschephile2k3

          Relax, I think he was joking! 3 years? LOL.

          • Anonymous

            Read the rest of his posts, I wish it were a joke.

      • Anonymous

        If you don’t live in an area covered by 4G, what’s the point in leaving it turned on? Another example, do you leave your wifi on even when you’re not in an area where you have it? If you love your i*hone so much, why are you on Droid Life?

      • Anonymous

        If you don’t live in an area covered by 4G, what’s the point in leaving it turned on? Another example, do you leave your wifi on even when you’re not in an area where you have it? If you love your i*hone so much, why are you on Droid Life?

      • Anonymous

        If you don’t live in an area covered by 4G, what’s the point in leaving it turned on? Another example, do you leave your wifi on even when you’re not in an area where you have it? If you love your i*hone so much, why are you on Droid Life?

      • Anonymous

        If you don’t live in an area covered by 4G, what’s the point in leaving it turned on? Another example, do you leave your wifi on even when you’re not in an area where you have it? If you love your i*hone so much, why are you on Droid Life?

      • Anonymous

        If you don’t live in an area covered by 4G, what’s the point in leaving it turned on? Another example, do you leave your wifi on even when you’re not in an area where you have it? If you love your i*hone so much, why are you on Droid Life?

      • Anonymous

        If you don’t live in an area covered by 4G, what’s the point in leaving it turned on? Another example, do you leave your wifi on even when you’re not in an area where you have it? If you love your i*hone so much, why are you on Droid Life?

      • Anonymous

        If you don’t live in an area covered by 4G, what’s the point in leaving it turned on? Another example, do you leave your wifi on even when you’re not in an area where you have it? If you love your i*hone so much, why are you on Droid Life?

      • Anonymous

        If you don’t live in an area covered by 4G, what’s the point in leaving it turned on? Another example, do you leave your wifi on even when you’re not in an area where you have it? If you love your i*hone so much, why are you on Droid Life?

      • Anonymous

        If you don’t live in an area covered by 4G, what’s the point in leaving it turned on? Another example, do you leave your wifi on even when you’re not in an area where you have it? If you love your i*hone so much, why are you on Droid Life?

      • Anonymous

        If you don’t live in an area covered by 4G, what’s the point in leaving it turned on? Another example, do you leave your wifi on even when you’re not in an area where you have it? If you love your i*hone so much, why are you on Droid Life?

      • Michael

        haha isn’t it funny? LOL!!! I laugh at this all the time, yet of course TB owners will never outwardly admit that they’ve been shortchanged, or got hustled and now, they’re locked in for whole 2 years!!! Just how many batteries will they have to go through?

        • LionStone

          yea it is funny to hear you and Jeff constantly trying to convince yourselves of that…grow up, (you guys should realize that you’re making yourselves look soo green with envy)…and maybe one day you’ll catch up with a bigger screen, a UI that isn’t stale as month-old bread and a big thing called LTE…

          • Michael

            envy? haha, more like sympathy for having to deal with fragmented OS and short lived battery life and the device itself. Just admit it, within a month or so, TB will be a “has been”.

          • I’ve used Android for almost 2 years. I had two different Android phones by two different manufacturers. Have you used iPhone 4?

      • Tim242

        Millions use only 3G on the Evo. Not everybody cares about 4G, they just like the phone. Troll on
        ..

        • Anonymous

          Yet they still have to pay an extra $10 per month for 4G. I’m glad to see that Verizon is keeping data package prices the same, for now.

          • Tim242

            Nope. Sprint charges that fee for all smartphones now. Their data is
            included in the plans. So, Sprint users pay $10 extra for unlimited, Verizon
            users pay $30. Texting is also free on Sprint. I wish I would’ve stayed with
            Sprint.

          • Anonymous

            So Verizon averages out to be $10 more. I’ve had Sprint before and they were trash. To me the $10 extra is more than worth it. Plus I like the phones on Verizon better.

          • Tim242

            Actually, that’s $20 more on data…$40 more including unlimited text.

          • Anonymous

            Not sure where you are getting your numbers from. I priced out plans with Sprint and Verizon with 450 minutes, unlimited text, and unlimited data and Verizon only came out $10 more per month. Don’t forget that Verizon offers a plan that includes unlimited text so that you don’t have to pay the feature fee for unlimited text.

  • BigT

    15 hour battery here and I tinker all day (student) Maybe all us YB owners need to post screen shots of our battery info at the end of the day to bury this rumor.
    P.S. my battery was horrible day one, by day 3 it lasted 8-9 hours, when i shut 4G off its been 12-16 consistently.

  • Anonymous

    Does it count both T/B & apple total our just the current rate of selling. If its just the current rate then ya, HTC is outselling apple b/c the big apple rush is over.

    • Anonymous

      It counts iPhone 4’s sold since the release of the Thunderbolt. Fuzzy numbers ftw!

  • I wonder what Total Android Phone Sales vs Total iPhone Sales would look like

    • Unfair comparison. That is an OS vs. a model of phone. A good number to see would be every product running Android vs every product running iOS. I have no idea what that comparison would look like but pretty sure it would be interesting.

      • Aubreyvt

        Your life is an unfair comparison.

      • Jadam6118

        I think that is fair. It is a OS vs an OS. Unless there is some other phone that runs iOS other than the iphone?

      • Tim242

        Unfair, my ass. Apple should license the OS.

  • Anonymous

    Definitely going to call BS on this. I can’t think of a single phone that has sold better than the iPhone, and if it had you know Verizon would be touting it like they did with the iPhone preorders.

    Still though, glad to see the Thunderbolt is doing well. They made some dumb mistakes (no easily accessible toggle for LTE, LTE drop issues, and too small of a batter) but it is a really nice phone.

  • Anonymous

    Definitely going to call BS on this. I can’t think of a single phone that has sold better than the iPhone, and if it had you know Verizon would be touting it like they did with the iPhone preorders.

    Still though, glad to see the Thunderbolt is doing well. They made some dumb mistakes (no easily accessible toggle for LTE, LTE drop issues, and too small of a batter) but it is a really nice phone.

    • Tim242

      Verizon touted preorders for the hype. They did not even do a preorder for the Thunderbolt. It would have crushed the iphone. That would not look good to Apple. You notice, they never gave numbers.

    • Anonymous

      Only Apple touts sales. The Droid sold many millions yet neither Moto nor Verizon ever came clean on the figures.

  • Aaron G

    Hmmm….not for nothing but the Tbolt sales are pretty impressive for a phone that over half the population of the US can’t use it’s most glaring feature…the LTE.

  • tech8737

    Great, but Apple is well known for making limited supplies to drive people more iCrazy. I’m sure HTC made more and had more available, so I don’t know how accurate this may be.

  • J.

    Please — there IS a battery issue.

    I turned all the auto-update stuff off, including the Blockbuster app and all the widgets.
    On 4G, I can’t get through 6 hours with light use (email and gReader).
    On 3G, definitely a 16 hour day with about 20% left. But not 4G.
    It feels like 4G on standby almost eats more power than 3G while using it.

    So I got the 2740 battery. 😉 First day with it — not bad so far.

  • Mrkylelovett

    Lol that battery doesn’t last ten minutes. My iPhone 4 battery is at 46% and I’ve been up since 4am with heavy use. I was an android fanboy but they have yet to make a quality phone like the iPhone !! Let’s count how many hate replies I get !! 

    • DroidzFX

      1…….you and your phone are garbage

    • Anonymous

      what exactly is so quality about the iphone? Do tell. And I had the iphone and the TB so im not a fanboy for either.

    • Anonymous

      Well, I have a few examples of why that phone isn’t exempt from quality issues.

      My boss has had to get his replaces 3 times since he got it around release. twice because the battery would last about an hour or two before completely dieing. (If it were any other phone you could just swap batteries and keep your settings). Once because it wouldn’t accept incoming phone calls.

      I know a few of my friends that the screen has completely cracked from top to bottom for no apparent reason. Phones weren’t dropped, generally taken care of very well. One friend cant even make phone calls without a bluetooth connection because the built in mic doesn’t work anymore. Unless there’s a weird coincidence where friends or people I know have bad luck with them, I’d say there are widespread quality issues with it as well.

      I’d say you’re spreading hatred here, and at the very least fishing for it.

    • Anonymous

      iPhone hate makes android fanboys look like total losers, constantly making it a point to say how awesome android is in comparison to ios. I have the droid, but the iPhones a good phone too. Quit acting like your superior for using android.

      • Bag.

      • Jadam6118

        no need to act. I am.

      • Tim242

        Have you seen the iturds attitude? That was there long before Android.

    • Douche.

      • What do you call a thousand hares moving backwards……A receding hair line.

    • JT

      10 minutes? Are you sure you’re using it right? Yeah, buddy, you should stick with the iphone. In fact, thank you for leaving.

    • Anonymous

      Ask and ye shall receive, dipshit.

    • Troll Bait

      46%? meh, thats what my DX had left after about 24 hours without a charge, oh and motorola can actually design an antenna, they’re actually pretty good at it

  • I guess we’re just going to ignore the fact that this a 9-10 month phone vs a 2-week old phone. Quite frankly, it only makes the iPhone look better.

    • Anonymous

      Tell that to the iPhone fans that flooded this site when it was released on Verizon saying Android was over and it would crush any Android phone ever made.

      • Anonymous

        So you just resort to using the same kind of rhetoric?

    • Anonymous

      It’s Kellex… what do you expect honestly? He’ll honestly take any petty win he can get. And the funny part is I honestly doubt the Thunderbolt has come anywhere near the total Verizon iPhone sales.

      • Michael

        true that, but Kellex would never post such a thing cause he’s Android’s little peasant that will do anything to make clunky, fractured, and fragmented devices look good.

        I seriously hope he’s getting paid for being such a loyal, fanboy cause then it would make more sense.

        If not, then it’s sooooo sad, but oh well.

    • Anonymous

      How long was the iphone out for verizon? stfu about 10 month old phone those on verizon didnt have it that long and since this is talking about the verizon iphone 10 month old has nothing to do with it. smh

      • Anonymous

        So a 2 week old phone is outselling a 2 month old phone. The argument still hasn’t changed.

    • Not to mention the iPhone has been out for almost 6 weeks before TBolt was released. Lets compare the first 6 weeks of VZW iPhone sales vs first 6 weeks of TBolt sales.

      • Anonymous

        looks like no one wants an iphone 😉

        • Michael

          oh i do cause i want to be locked in on a smart phone that actually lasts with meaningful operating system updates!

          • Jadam6118

            like the update that made it to where you could hold your phone?

          • Michael

            and who ever holds their phone in a death grip position? antenna issue is all you got, along with the rest of the Android fanboys?

          • Jadam6118

            Nope. SD card, removable battery, flash, true multitasking, a homescreen (not just an app drawer lol), open android market (Cost effective), choice of hardware/manufacturers/carrier, ROMs, Widgets, seamless social integration bult into the OS, want more? Get real.

          • Michael

            SD card that you can’t even use to its full capacity because most apps won’t migrate to the external storage space? Useless!

            Removable battery – And so this is suppose to be impressive? I guess it is required since these batteries only last what few hours at its heavy usage? Who cares whether it’s removable or not! As long as lasts significantly, its all that matters and clearly, battery life on the iPhone puts Android to its shame. This isn’t even a competition!

            Flash – Nice to have, but do I really miss it on a smart phone? Not at all!

            Multitasking – I rather have a sure way to know what’s open and what remains closed! Not like the Android where you have to install an app to “kill apps” and STILL decides to continue to run or open by itself. Now there’s something to laugh about! LOL!!

            Open Android market? – wtf is that? if you’re referring to the “open” platform, you might want to read the previous post that kellex had put up himself. To translate, “open” platform means fragmented codes – leaving doors wide open for all the possible viruses, hackers, and fractured builds that are flooded with liability. http://www.droid-life.com/2011/03/31/google-tightens-the-android-reigns-time-to-start-controlling-fragmentation/ Apple on the other hand is tightly managed, thoroughly examined for concrete and stable builds for safer use on user’s end.

            Widgets are nice, but again, doesn’t make up for all the flaws Android has! ROMs and social integration are far more superior, if not better than OS.

            Again, iPhone 4 didn’t get awarded for 2011 Best Mobile Device for nothing! Read’em and weep!

            http://www.globalmobileawards.com/awards/winners_2011.htm#cat_id18

            Best Mobile Device
            Apple – iPhone 4

            More than thirty years after it was founded on 1 April 1976, Apple Computer has grown from a tiny start-up to a household name and cultural icon. In January 2007, Apple revealed its first mobile phone, the iPhone, a convergence of an Internet-enabled smartphone and iPod. On June 8, 2009, the iPhone 3GS was announced, providing an incremental update to the device including faster internal components, support for faster 3G speeds, video recording capability, and voice control. On June 7, 2010, the iPhone 4 was announced, which Apple says is its “‘biggest leap we’ve taken” since the original iPhone. The phone includes an all-new design, 960×640 display, Apple’s A4 processor, a gyroscope for enhanced gaming, 5MP camera with LED flash, front-facing VGA camera and FaceTime video calling. By the end of fiscal year 2010, a total of 73.5 million iPhones (including the iPhone, iPhone 3Gs and iPhone 4) have been sold.

            Judges’ comments:
            Great screen, sharp design, fantastic materials, and phenomenal ecosystem for app developers. In a tight race, the iPhone 4 built on the success of its predecessors to set the pace for smart phones.

          • Jadam6118

            Your argument against SD card is weak.

            Removable battery has its perks. Hard reset, Extended battery….. and what happens when an Iphone battery breaks? Sounds like a lot of hassle.

            Flash argument… to each their own. Consumers like having flash it is incredibly worth it. I use it on a daily basis right here on Droid Life.

            Multitasking- I like the freedom of true multitasking…. The fact that android has it is a plus.

            Market- Yes I like the way the market is set up. In the long run we will have more apps, better apps and that is due to the fact that anyone can make an app for android.

            iOS last time i checked has no social integration. Its all third party apps. Sorry.

            Widgets are awesome 😉

            You keep repeating the best mobile device argument. Cool it won. I have nothing to say to that. I believe that Android is superior I have stated my reasons why, I feel they are rather legit reasons.

          • Michael

            Well I’m glad you’re content with Android devices and I with iPhone. So we both win. Enjoy!

          • Michael

            also, I keep mentioning about the iPhone receiving the 2011 Global Mobile Award because you have to stop and wonder “why” it has received such an award for best mobile device. Again, there’s a valid reason, not because it’s a trend and I, myself recognize the value of the device.

          • Michael

            also, I keep mentioning about the iPhone receiving the 2011 Global Mobile Award because you have to stop and wonder “why” it has received such an award for best mobile device. Again, there’s a valid reason, not because it’s a trend and I, myself recognize the value of the device.

          • Jadam6118

            Oh I think that it is a decent device. I acknowledge its capabilities. That however does not mean that I believe that it is the best. When the Droid X came out I preferred it for legitimate reasons.

            That all being said I actually have to go watch spartacus with the lady.

          • Michael

            Your absolutely right. There is no such thing as perfect and best device. When it comes down to it, it’s all matter of preference. Enjoy the show! 🙂

          • Tim242

            The fact that you think task killers are ok to use proves your stupidity. Nobody here believes for one second that you have an Android phone.

          • Anonymous

            You mean one update a year after it comes out followed by another update a year later lacking features that slows it down?

      • Jadam6118

        Let’s compare sales of the 302 million smartphones activated last year. Shall we? I believe Android beat out Apple 23% to 15%?

        • Dskneon

          But at the end of the day what y’all fail to realize that it’s, 100 android phone against 1 iphone, so once again apple and the iPhone wins… Those numbers are not impressing 23% to 15% all them phone barely beat out 1 phone SMH

          • Jadam6118

            But at the end of the day what you fail to realize is that Apple chooses to make it that way. The comparison is legit OS vs OS. You might not like it, but that my friend is exactly why I like Android OS because of choice.

        • Michael

          and yet again, what you fail to realize is that it takes all these army of Androids to stay in competition against ONE iPhone, yet best mobile device in 2011 was awarded by GSMA to the one and only, Apple iPhone 4!

          So what’s your point again???????????????

          http://www.globalmobileawards.com/awards/winners_2011.htm#cat_id18

          Best Mobile Device
          Apple – iPhone 4

          More than thirty years after it was founded on 1 April 1976, Apple Computer has grown from a tiny start-up to a household name and cultural icon. In January 2007, Apple revealed its first mobile phone, the iPhone, a convergence of an Internet-enabled smartphone and iPod. On June 8, 2009, the iPhone 3GS was announced, providing an incremental update to the device including faster internal components, support for faster 3G speeds, video recording capability, and voice control. On June 7, 2010, the iPhone 4 was announced, which Apple says is its “‘biggest leap we’ve taken” since the original iPhone. The phone includes an all-new design, 960×640 display, Apple’s A4 processor, a gyroscope for enhanced gaming, 5MP camera with LED flash, front-facing VGA camera and FaceTime video calling. By the end of fiscal year 2010, a total of 73.5 million iPhones (including the iPhone, iPhone 3Gs and iPhone 4) have been sold.

          Judges’ comments:
          Great screen, sharp design, fantastic materials, and phenomenal ecosystem for app developers. In a tight race, the iPhone 4 built on the success of its predecessors to set the pace for smart phones.

          • Jadam6118

            My point referred to OS vs OS thats it. And I think Android still wins. So please stop trolling. I would hate to keep repeatedly unintentionally offending you because of your… well let’s just call it your ignorance.

          • Michael

            I’m not offended at all, but when someone is childish to call someone a name is when I get annoyed. Frankly, I could care less what you do or say on this blog cause to me, you’re a nobody, nobody relevant or significant.

            I’m here cause I currently own the original Droid, back when iPhone wasn’t available at the time so I come in here to read about the possible benefits of my current device, which will soon be replaced with the iPhone as you might have guessed.

            So to clarify of me “trolling”, I am far from doing so since I have better use of my time then to do such a thing, but I do feel obligated to state my opinion when I see the necessity of putting my two cents in to certain comments posted on this site.

            You got your opinion and preferences, and I got mine. Let’s just all be mature about it and embrace our use of technology today. Cheers!

          • Jadam6118

            I do not feel any of my comments enter the childish range ( maybe one tonight Ha ) , but none that pertain to your comments. Mutual feeling that your nobody.

            Unfortunate that your leaving the droid community.

            I can mark many instances when your comments go over the “i own a droid” line and enter trolling.

            I embrace it everyday to its fullest. Take it easy.

          • Michael

            Well, you seem to be logical and level-headed, compared to so many people that come on here bashing on iPhone users and fans with brainless remarks and profanity.

            Take care.

          • Jadam6118

            Yeah imagine that…. An android user with a brain… jk

            Im sure you see the same apple people on their sites.

            See you around here. Argue some more. Makes for fun

          • Michael

            Off to bed now. it’s 1:14 here. why am i still up?

          • Jadam6118

            ummm because your a crazy apple fanboy? lol

          • Michael

            true dat!

          • Tim242

            The iphone is not just one phone…I count 11 so far. If the same OEM and OS = one phone, Android is only on 4 phones.

      • Twat bubble is back…

      • Michael

        Jeff, I appreciate your effort, but you’re wasting your time. Kellex is “the” biggest Android fanboy on this site since he is the creator after all, and will always have biased feeling towards Apple products.

        • Why wouldn’t he this isn’t an apple site…the same stuff goes on at iPhone websites so who cares if you like iPhone go to one of those sites…I expect him to be biased to android…people might be half stupid

          • Michael

            I come on to this site cause I became the owner of the very first Droid when iPhone wasn’t available for VZW, but here we are in our present day where my Droid is clinging on to whatever life it has left where EVERYTHING just lags, even with having 60 MB of memory left and 13 GB of SD storage that’s completely meaningless since most apps can’t migrate to the SD card and yes, the infamous batter life is at best an hour with full usage! So glad I got this phone for free!

            In any case, I’ve always been impressed with Apple products and been wanting the iPhone ever since it was launched back in 1/2007, not because some people label it as a “trendy” thing to do, but because I KNOW from my knowledge from being the owner of Apple iMac G5, MacBook Pro,3 & 4th generation of iPod, and its current iPod Touch.

            Apple’s product is simply concrete and stable that’s carefully and strategically built in its iOS and hardwares. There’s a reason why Apple is so successful and I have a hard time figuring why people can’t figure this out already.

            So bring on the iPhone 5, and if there’s a delay in its release in June, then so be it! I rather have them be thorough with their next innovation that will inevitably cause a massive stir again, and invest on their device that actually counts and are worth every penny!

            For those of us that disagree, by all means, stick to your Androids and let’s see if you’re still all gung-ho of your device in about a year and half. Hope there won’t be any regrets!

          • Anonymous

            I have never regretted my Droid 1. I get about a days worth of regular usage and almost three days of standby. While the stock experience isn’t the fastest around, simply using launcherpro makes it smooth as butter. Furthermore, after I loaded Project Elite gingerbread and a 1 GHz kernel on it the thing flies. It’s about as fast as your precious iphone.

            I don’t believe you have a Droid at all. Instead of bitching and whining, why don’t you dump your free Droid, get an iPhone and just stfu.

          • Michael

            why don’t you just shove that Droid up your ass really far since you’re in love with it so much? It’s probably all the action you get anyway! who the f are you? you can stfu!

          • Anonymous

            Yeah, nice response nimrod. Babbling fcking fanboy.

          • You are still using the original droid? now i get it. your mom got you the droid on her plan and now you have to wait till your 2 year is up before she will get you a new one. it all makes sense now.

          • Anonymous

            Does it now. Does that mean you suffer from oniomania? That’s an impulse control disorder related to compulsive buying fyi. Do you buy every new phone that comes out? Or is it only every iDevice that Apple produces. Are you trying to supplant some feelings of inadequacies via social classifications of materialistic ownership?

            Why would I want another phone when mine works better than ever? I just said I’m content with what I have and it runs well so why would I want to waste money on something I don’t need while contributing to the stockpile of electronic waste?

        • Why wouldn’t he this isn’t an apple site…the same stuff goes on at iPhone websites so who cares if you like iPhone go to one of those sites…I expect him to be biased to android…people might be half stupid

    • Troll Bait

      Its been on Verizon for 9-10 months?! Man, I could have gotten that instead of the Chocolate touch duo 12

  • Mr.Joe

    Wow!

    A $250 phone > $199 phone.

    Guess LTE sells.

  • Cdejesus1119

    What battery issues?

  • Fresh

    I’m not surprised by this at all… I own both (i*hone 4 through my employer) and as far as I’m concerned the Tbolt blows the i*hone out of the water in everything except battery life, which I can live with cause it really isn’t that bad…

  • Xhaxol

    great phone and I have been using it since 8:30am listing to music and podcasts, 20 min using email and browser, 20min phone call and its still at 54% @ 2:25 so about 6 hours of continuous use. So in my opinion it has good battery life. Ohh and this is over 3G.

  • Anonymous

    Hate to say it, but posts like these are silly. I’ve owned both the iphone 4 on Verizon and now I own the TB and there are things I like about both. Come June or whenever the next iphone comes out some Apple blog will post how it was the biggest launch ever, etc etc. To all the fanboys on both sides, I’d ask how do you know who’s won? Is it when iOS or Apple closes doors and stops existing? Seems like these posts are mostly about making whoever owns a certain device feel better about themselves to give them more self worth.

    • Anonymous

      Spot on.

    • Anonymous

      Spot on.

    • Anonymous

      Not to mention that they are comparing a phone that is new to the market to a phone that has been on the market for almost a year. It’s like saying the XBOX 360 outsold the PS2 and somehow using that as proof that the 360 is better than the PS2. It literally makes no sense. This is nothing but a fanboy pissing match and it’s sad.

      • Tim242

        And the Thunderbolt is brand new? Seen the Evo?

        • Anonymous

          The Evo and the Thunderbolt may look the same but they are different under the hood in terms of cpu and memory. The only difference between the iPhone 4 on ATT and Verizon are the radios.

          • Tim242

            I know the Thunderbolt is spec’d slights better than the Evolution. But,
            they run the same OS, made by the same OEM, same size screen, same features,
            same design. Even if it is slightly upgraded, it is still Verizon’s Evo,
            just as the Inspire is Att’s.

          • Anonymous

            So you’re really buying a 10 month old phone on a different carrier. Where have I heard this argument before?

          • angermeans

            Everything about the thunderbolt is better than the evo as it should be they released 8 months apart. You get sense 2.0 with TB, a 60% more powerful/efficient processor, a much better slcd screen, 4G LTE on verizon is a giant upgrade to clears wimax in both speed and building penetration (this alone would be a huge upgrade to the evo), better camera on both, better design and kickstand (although HTC put the micro USB on the left side so you can’t charge while using kickstand), its on verizon rather than sprint, has more memory, has more ram, etc. I would say that the thunderbolt is a much better phone than the evo and like i said it should be as it came out 8 months later. Just like the evo 3d will be better thsn the TB ans whatever comes out after that will be even better than the 3d. This whole argument that the bolt is just a verizon evo ends at the screen size everything else is a huge upgrade.

          • Tim242

            I agree…it is an upgrade. No doubt. But, it is still Verizon’s Evo, albeit
            a better one. It might have just come out, but it has been around since last
            summer. The first pics popped up in August.

          • Tim242

            Damn keyboard.
            *Slightly
            *Evo

  • Andrew Hewitt

    My guess is cause it’s 4g…

  • Andrew Hewitt

    My guess is cause it’s 4g…

  • ONCE AGAIN ABOUT THE BATTERY:

    If anyone who has had a droid, incredible, EVO, whatever, battery woes are across the board with those phones. If anyone else has figured out how to tweak some settings to save battery, battery life is better on each of those phones.

    Battery woes in android is old news already, anyone should already know the tips or google them. I am sick and tired of hearing thunderbolt followed by “battery issues”.

    5 people in my office all have this phone and all consider the battery as a step up, coming from 2 OG Droids (one with a brand new battery from Moto) a galaxy S, a droid X, and an incredible.

    My TBolt can last me almost a day and a half with syncing and moderate use.

    Drop this cold turd of a topic already, please, thankyou.

  • ONCE AGAIN ABOUT THE BATTERY:

    If anyone who has had a droid, incredible, EVO, whatever, battery woes are across the board with those phones. If anyone else has figured out how to tweak some settings to save battery, battery life is better on each of those phones.

    Battery woes in android is old news already, anyone should already know the tips or google them. I am sick and tired of hearing thunderbolt followed by “battery issues”.

    5 people in my office all have this phone and all consider the battery as a step up, coming from 2 OG Droids (one with a brand new battery from Moto) a galaxy S, a droid X, and an incredible.

    My TBolt can last me almost a day and a half with syncing and moderate use.

    Drop this cold turd of a topic already, please, thankyou.

    • DanSke

      Agreed. I’m new to android and moreover to smartphones in general coming from an LG POS Dare. The first week it seemed like the battery was gonna be a problem until I did a little digging to correct some battery hogs that are defaulted on the system. Changed the syncing (email was ever 15 mins as a default), turned off 4G as I don’t use it with Phone Info and set up Screebl Lite to help dim the screen at the appropriate times. I went from 6 hours of use to now it looks like 12 easily. Research is the way to go.

      • Amazing what you can figure out just by looking instead of just saying I ONLY GET 5 HOURS ON BATTERY WITH EVERYTHING ON WTF

        • DanSke

          Aww the beauty of customization. Android FTW.

        • jason w.s.

          I just dont understand…whats the use in buying a sweet ass phone with all the bells and whistles and latest tech on it, but you cant even use none of it because it’ll decimate your battery? That just plain sux. Thats like goin to look at a new car thats a fricking gas guzzler, and the salesman says “This car gets 2 miles to the gallon, but hey, its a bad ass car! So, as long as you dont drive it, you’ll be good!” lolol Srew that, its a gas guzzler….”yeah, but its a sweet looking gas guzzler!” lolol….hell, i donno, i just think these smart phone companies really have some work to do when it come to the batteries in these things. You’d honestly think they’d know and understand that the battery life needs to just about be priority number ONE. That IS one thing Apple does have goin for them… The battery life in most of their products DO kick ass. I dont know how they do it, but they just do…But hey, thats all just my measley little honest opinion..

          • Chris

            Apple does it by not having rediculous bloatware FORCED onto their phones. Trust me I am an Android fan, but thats the price you pay when you open source your shit. People get greedy and tie the hands of the consumer.

          • Daniel

            It has nothing to do with open source. Verizon is adding the bloatware like they do on all their phones. Except Apple won’t allow it on theirs.

          • More like, oh here are a bunch of cool features on your new car, it will get 2 MPG if you keep them all on when you’re not using them, but you probably don’t need most of this on if you’re just driving to the freeway, and you’ll get more like 20 MPG if you just press these buttons to control what you are actually using. You probably wouldn’t want your new car revving at the rev line when you’re not sitting in it, would you?

            Battery life is better in idevices because they don’t let you do half the crap Android does, then they throw in half baked multi-tasking after bashing it as being a battery hog and call it “revolutionary”.

          • jason w.s.

            No, actually it’s more like this car has a bunch of cool features that ID LIKE TO USE, and if I can’t use them, then why buy the car? That’s pointless. If I do buy the car then I’d just have to keep it parked at the gas station, just like a T-Bolt user parked at his phone charger all day.

      • Dean2359

        I also adusted the Blockbuster app to never scan for updates,the default is every 15 mins,and that has seemed to help. Thanks for the email sync tip

        • DanSke

          No worries, your welcome. I was surprised the email was defaulted to update that often. I have 3 email accounts so that kind of updating really adds up. I did the same with the Blockbuster app. Now once we get a more tested Root and Roms we can remove the bloatware altogether. 😉

        • Anonymous

          What is the blockbuster app looking for updates on? Bankruptcy status?

          • Courtney

            Ahahahahahaa!!!

          • Haha that’s fantastic! Literally just drove by one 15 minutes ago with a “Store Closing: This Location Only” sign. At least the 3rd location in the last year within 10 miles of me to have the same sign. I think they just keep taking the same banner to every location in the Buffalo Area.

      • So many people got sucked into that damn Dare, myself included. Then OG came along and said “stick me in your pants (pocket)”

    • Stephen D

      People that complain about battery are the kind of people who have the brightness all the way up CAUSE TEH SCREENZ LOOK PRETTEH, GPS and BT on, screen timeout on 10 minutes(and they throw it in their pocket without putting the phone to sleep), or they sit there an play a bunch of Dun Def and wonder why it drains their battery. My Fascinate brightness is at 35%, GPS and BT are off, I have an OC UV kernel that underclocks when my screen is off, and I can make it 3 days without a charge with moderate usage(a few calls, texting, Angry Birds Rio.) And I easily make it through a day with heavy use. If you have battery problems, use the market app where’s my droid power, and check what apps are draining it.

      • You shouldn’t have to turn everything off to get good battery if you do then it has a shit battery

        • Michael

          but this is what you have to do for TB! You think this is still acceptable and worth the investment in today’s capability?

          • Jadam6118

            Absolutely, especially because of the capabilities that this phone has. The same capabilities that its competitors do not.

          • Michael

            hmm, we’ll have this conversation again when iPhone 5 vs Bionic comes to play.

          • Jadam6118

            It will be an interesting conversation. Cheers.

          • Michael

            Cheers!

          • Michael

            but as for the battery life, would be a shocker if any significant improvement is made.

          • scadole

            The phone is not for the average user… they should buy iPhones

        • Jap

          I totally agree with you Brian. These manufacturers are boasting bout big bright screens and multi-tasking and they can get the battery right. they want to make a truck and put a car engine in it, just can’t cut it. we are shelling out big hard earned bucks to keep up with technology and some people are getting bent outta shape when we point out that we are the ones holding the shitty end of the stick. I personally think the manufacturers (HTC) keep making the same mistake and don’t care to correct it. A 1400 MAh battery is real lame, and hey should sent everyone with a TB a slim 1600 – 1750 MAh. Case close.

    • Anonymous

      The biggest problems battery wise that I see is that there is no easily user accessible toggle for LTE, the Thunderbolt is having issues with dropping constantly from LTE to EVDO, to no service and back again (I think this is just affecting when using it as a hotspot, but IIRC I have seen some reports of it doing it even in normal operation), and it just having too small of a battery (and the extended battery is ridiculously huge physically (not Mah wise, just dimensions wise) for what it is.

      I’d like to see what you consider moderate though. How much raw time are you spending web browsing, gaming, and playing video on this thing? Can you get at least 5hrs of continuous use doing that?

    • Anonymous

      I sold my tbolt because no matter what I did I couldn’t fix the battery issues.. I had the OG since day 1, the X since day 1, I have rooted and tweaked for a very long time.. even I couldn’t get my tbolt to last more than 10 hours.. I think kellex is right to bring it up, no matter how much I wish it wasn’t true

      the fact is the phone has a 1400mah battery where the X has 1740… it was screwed from the beginning

      • Tim242

        The X is 1540

      • scadole

        The only thing i tweaked on my phone was screen brightness and LTE off. After a few charge cycles, the tbolt lasts me 10 plus hours and I’m on it quite a lot.

        That’s good enough for me.

    • If you don’t like it, you certainly don’t have to read it. This is a blog. Blogs are full of opinions. Deal.

    • My droid x lasted way longer than my bolt and everything was off on my bolt that’s the problem people coming from the og droid obv are going to think it has decent battery life because droid 1 battery life was horrid

      • Anonymous

        Droid X doesnt have 4g which is a battery drain so you cant compare two completely different phones with different capabilities.

      • Anonymous

        Droid X doesnt have 4g which is a battery drain so you cant compare two completely different phones with different capabilities.

    • Michael

      I think you’re bitter about your lack of battery life! Sorry. 🙁

  • Kevoskee

    It would feel like an accomplishment for android even though they still treated the Thunderbolt like sh*t compared to apple

  • Kevoskee

    It would feel like an accomplishment for android even though they still treated the Thunderbolt like sh*t compared to apple

  • Kevoskee

    It would feel like an accomplishment for android even though they still treated the Thunderbolt like sh*t compared to apple

  • Anonymous

    Take that Apple Fan boys 😛

    • Htd

      So, a two week old Thundwerbolt is selling equally well as a 10 month old iPhone at the majority of stores. Talk big when you can say that the xx month old Thunderbolt is selling equal to a new iPhone 5. Won’t happen.

      • Nathanbull33

        really the iphone has been sold for 10+months on Verizon? Ya’ll sure do like to use the “but our phone is xx months old” argument.

      • Anonymous

        I guess you haven’t seen the number of reports, in and outside the
        indsutry showing Android phone devices outnumbering and taking over the
        market of *phone. Oh wait you don’t work in the industry or know anything
        about it. Just a homer responding without any facts to back up your iJunk
        😛

        When you can talk intelligently with facts, come and step up to the plate, I
        am always up for a good discussion. 🙂

      • Anonymous

        It’s not selling equally well, go read the title again.

        • Anonymous

          You need a reality check if you think this article proves anything. The only thing it proves is that at some stores the 2 week old Thunderbolt is outselling the 2 month old (availability at Verizon) iPhone 4 which is nearing the end of its life cycle. Keep beating off to this crap since it makes you so happy.

          • Anonymous

            Beating off? I don’t give a crap, just stating fact. You seem mad at the prospect of something selling better than the iphone, are you mad?

          • Anonymous

            Why would I care what sells better than the iPhone? The fact is that this article and its numbers are highly misleading. Any level headed Android supporter will tell you that. No where in your rambling, incoherent argument did you state one fact. This article is a joke and to believe otherwise is pure fanboyism.

      • Anonymous

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  • Anonymous

    Bets on when the first iPhone user drops the “We had online pre-orders!”?

  • Anonymous

    Bets on when the first iPhone user drops the “We had online pre-orders!”?

    • tbolt or wait for bionic? im tempted to just go with tbolt since i’ve read glowing reviews

      • If you don’t root, go Bionic, if you do, go Tbolt.

      • Anonymous

        If you want to run custom roms and not be stuck waiting for carriers to update the phones HTC is the way to go since you aren’t stuck with an encrypted bootloader and can run custom roms and kernels

      • Anonymous

        If you want to run custom roms and not be stuck waiting for carriers to update the phones HTC is the way to go since you aren’t stuck with an encrypted bootloader and can run custom roms and kernels

      • Anonymous

        If you want to run custom roms and not be stuck waiting for carriers to update the phones HTC is the way to go since you aren’t stuck with an encrypted bootloader and can run custom roms and kernels

      • Anonymous

        If you like clean, intuitive UI, go T-Bolt, if not go Blur!

        Sorry, I know that’s dickish, I just can’t stand that Blur mess.

        • Anonymous

          People seem to like the new blur that’s coming on the Bionic.

          • Anonymous

            I forgot that I saw some screens of the new Blur that looked pretty good. Still, old Blur is not and we’ll have to see how Moto does on their 3rd attempt, or is it 4th? Either way, I doubt it’s better than Sense.

      • Bionic better display bigger battery dual core just a beteer phone

        • Michael

          Sorry to be the one saying this, but highly doubt it! But they could learn their lesson and improve battery life, but so far NADA!

          • Jadam6118

            Do you know what you are talking about?

          • Michael

            do you?

          • Jadam6118

            My X has amazing battery life. Comparable to any competitors. Please leave commenting to people who actually have intent on saying something worthwhile. It will save us a lot of trouble in telling you that you are wrong and dumb. Thanks!

          • Michael

            You got a lot of nerve to be calling me dumb. Everything I post is from experience and not just blowing smoke out of my ass.

            If you’re in total denial of Android phones of being infamous when it comes to battery life, then you are so full of shit cause my Droid now only gets about an hour at best when its heavily used from full charge at and this is not a exaggeration! So don’t accuse me of not knowing anything or using insinuating tactics.

            My friend has a Droid X and he’s not content at all by the shortage in its battery life. I know you feel obligated to make yourself feel better by saying you have an amazing battery life on your X device simply because you spent money on it and tied down to a contract, but doesn’t justify you to lie about it!

          • Jadam6118

            I have enough nerve to call anyone who is dumb comments dumb. And many of your posts are dumb. I did not intend to offend, just calling it as i see it.

            I am not in denial my Droid X gets better battery life than my friends iphone. See mine come from experience also.

            No offense but trolling is dumb, if you like the iphone use one! Stop coming on Droid Life and putting in your two cents that HONESTLY do not enhance the conversation one bit.

            I know you feel obligated to make yourself feel better by coming on here and spreading your discontent with Android and anyone who supports it but honestly just stop it, your making a fool of yourself.

          • Jadam6118

            My X has amazing battery life. Comparable to any competitors. Please leave commenting to people who actually have intent on saying something worthwhile. It will save us a lot of trouble in telling you that you are wrong and dumb. Thanks!

      • WindedBison

        galaxy s2

    • tbolt or wait for bionic? im tempted to just go with tbolt since i’ve read glowing reviews

    • Anonymous

      Standing by for a Jeff Bernard diatribe in 3, 2…

      • Anonymous

        Haha, too true!

      • DroidzFX

        Thats just what I was thinking. He has some kind of DL RSS filter alarm that goes off when Kellex mentions the ■phone

      • He has no life. Its sad, but what can ya do?

        • I know what you can do. The same thing you do…..respond to everyone of my posts and send me messages on twitter. Yet i’m the one without a life.

          • Jadam6118

            Still sounds like you don’t have a life to me. 🙂 just saying

      • angermeans

        Ha ha that is exactly what I was thinking.

    • Anonymous

      Standing by for a Jeff Bernard diatribe in 3, 2…

    • Anonymous

      Hmmm, I’d say by tomorrow morning, most Apple users are very proud and will give sometime for the Apple revolution to save the day. But, it won’t come soon enough 🙂

    • Anonymous

      TB had pre-orders also.

      • Anonymous

        Through Verizon?

    • Anonymous

      TB had pre-orders also.

    • Anonymous

      But…. they did lol. Post another link when Thunderbolt sales reach 1 million, it never fails to amaze me how much you troll Apple. I highly doubt any servers were crashing for the Thunderbolt. Its just the way it is for Android devices because there are so many to chose from.

      P.S. I’m a owner of a Thunderbolt, just sold my X two days ago for it.

    • Well actually iPhone had online pre-orders.. .:) besides using evidence based on verizon stores only is a terrible way to gauge sales. We should have earning reports for the 1st quarter out very soon and who would like to place a wager about which phone sold more. I will give 2-1 odds for anyone interested. We could also parlay this bet with a bet that the iPad 2 outsold the Xoom by a 10 to 1 ratio. Any takers?

      • Caniac

        Go away already

        • Anonymous

          Truth hurts doesn’t it…

          • Caniac

            How does some company’s sales reports affect me in any way?

          • Jadam6118

            I bet for you looking in the mirror hurts doesn’t it?

        • Nope I was here first 🙂

          • Caniac

            I bet you could go away if you tried really hard, even though you were “here first”

          • Penis blister must really enjoy hanging around here.

          • You know what’s not hanging on? Your hair.

      • overthefanboyism

        while you do that I’ll tell you what a vagina feels like…

        • Sweet maybe we can bet on who pulls the more attractive women also.

          • Anonymous

            Seeing your picture, I’m betting on the other guy.

          • i’m flattered but i said women, not teenage boys who reply to everyone of my comments.

          • Michael

            Jeff, J_McClane is mentally challenged so you have to excuse him.

          • Anonymous

            Aww, did I hurt the fanboy’s feelings? LOL, lash out Michael, lash out with your stupidity, it fuels me.

          • Anonymous

            Yawn.

      • Michael

        yeah notice how XOOM is already a “has been”? LOL! Feel sorry for all the suckers who spent so much money on it. Now that’s an expensive beverage tray!

      • Jadam6118

        How about which operating system sold more? android or ios?

    • VerizonSucks

      This report is putting the initial 2 week sales of Verizon’s first 4G phone, the Thunderbolt, against the sales of a 6 week old “Verizon iPhone”, from that same two week period. These 150 stores that were polled are located in 22 major cities, so it wouldn’t be outlandish to think that some of these 22 cities have 4G capabilities.That means that Verizon’s very first 4G phone is only outselling a 3G iPhone in 28% of the 150 stores polled in cities that may include 4G capabilities. This same iPhone is selling equally in 61% of the stores, and outselling the Thunderbolt in 11% of the stores, as the original article on BGR states. So if you twist the numbers, the iPhone is selling equally or better in 72% of 150 Verizon stores. Now before anyone starts calling me an Apple shill or an iPhone fanboy let me state that I am the proud owner of a rooted and ROM’d OG Droid and I have supported Android from the first day I have owned my Droid, but numbers are numbers, then again, numbers can be made to favor what you want them to favor. What I see in this report is that Verizon completely f***ed up the launch of the Thunderbolt and hurt its sales from the start. The Thunderbolt is Verizon’s first 4G phone and it should have had a massive marketing campaign, because you know The Turtleneck Lemming Club will market the hell out of their first 4G device. The push that Verizon put on this phone was so weak that there weren’t even any shipping delays on the Thunderbolt because of overwhelming demand like we saw with the Droid X. If its push was as big as the OG Droid’s was when it was first launched, the Thunderbolt would be outselling the iPhone in excessively more than 28% of stores.