Hands-on with HTC ThunderBolt; the first LTE smartphone from Verizon Summary: The HTC ThunderBolt is the first LTE smartphone on the Verizon Wireless network. The device is extremely fast, but traveling at that speed also hits the battery pretty hard. By Matthew Miller | March 21, 2011 -- 10:22 GMT (03:22 PDT) Follow @palmsolo Previous | Next Image 5 of 26 The HTC ThunderBolt is very similar in size to the HTC HD7 device and they both have 4.3 inch TFT displays. Topics: Wi-Fi, Android, Google, Hardware, HTC, Mobility, Networking, Smartphones, Verizon Kick off your day with ZDNet's daily email newsletter. It's the freshest tech news and opinion, served hot. Get it.