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Will the HTC Thunderbolt be shown by Verizon at CES?

Verizon rolled out LTE with USB modems with no handsets scheduled until mid-2011 or so. Images appeared of a possible LTE Android device from HTC.

Verizon announced the rollout of their LTE network in early December, but stated we wouldn't see handsets with LTE support until later in 2011. The Droid Life website received some photos and is shown off the HTC Thunderbolt, an Android device supposedly running Android with a LTE radio.

The HTC Thunderbolt looks like a slimmed down HTC EVO 4G, which makes sense as HTC tends to reuse form factors that work several times. The device may be revealed at CES next week, but still may not launch on Verizon for a few months. It would be sweet to see Verizon roll out a LTE mobile phone in early 2011, don't you think.