HTC Thunderbolt 4G vs. HTC DROID Incredible 2 – Review

by Jerry D on July 18, 2011

This big phone fight puts the HTC DROID Incredible 2 into the ring with the HTC Thunderbolt 4G. It’s a battle of the HTC phones and it should be fascinating confrontation…

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Stat-fight: HTC Thunderbolt 4G vs. HTC DROID Incredible 2

This is a BIG phone fight, so just how BIG are these two phones? The Thunderbolt 4G is the wider of the two, measuring 66.0mm to the DROID Incredible 2′s 64.0mm. It’s also the taller handset of the two combatants, measuring 122.0mm to the DROID Incredible 2′s 120.7mm.

Finally, the Thunderbolt 4G carries more weight than its opponent. Compare the two and the Thunderbolt has thunder thighs at 164g, while the DROID Incredible 2′s is only 135g.

In terms of screen size, the HTC Thunderbolt 4G features a 4.3-inch (480 x 800) touch-sensitive S-LCD. There are 384000 pixels overall, which translates to 216.977 pixels per inch. Not bad. Not great either.

The DROID Incredible 2′s touch-sensitive S-LCD is less roomy, measuring 4.0 inches. The resolution is the same. So while there are the same 384000 pixels onscreen, the smaller display gives the DROID Incredible 2 a higher pixel density of 233.25 pixels per inch.

Read the full smartphone comparison below…

HTC Thunderbolt 4G VS HTC DROID Incredible 2
Display 4.3-inch S-LCD 4.0-inch S-LCD
Resolution 480 x 800 pixels 480 x 800 pixels
Keyboard No No
Processor 1GHz Qualcomm MSM8655 Snapdragon 1GHz Qualcomm MSM8255 Snapdragon
Software Android 2.2 (Froyo) Android 2.2 (Froyo)
Storage Up to 40GB Up to 32GB
Rear camera 8.0 Megapixels with autofocus, dual LED flash, geo-tagging, face/smile detection and 720p HD video capture 8.0 Megapixels with autofocus, touch focus, dual LED flash, geo-tagging, face/smile detection, image stabilization and 720p HD video capture
Front camera Yes Yes
4G No No
3G CDMA2000 1xEV-DO Rev A. CDMA2000 1xEV-DO Rev A.
Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n 802.11b/g/n
Bluetooth 2.1 with A2DP/EDR 2.1 with A2DP/EDR
Size 66.0 x 122.0 x 13.0mm 64.0 x 120.7 x 12.2mm
Weight 164g 135g
Talktime 6.5 hours 6.5 hours
Standby 330 hours 361 hours
Extras GPS/A-GPS, stereo FM radio (with RDS), digital compass, built-in kickstand, DLNA content sharing and Dolby Mobile audio GPS/A-GPS, stereo FM radio (with RDS), digital compass, dedicated search button, V Cast Video on Demand and DLNA content sharing

Analysis: HTC Thunderbolt 4G vs. HTC DROID Incredible 2

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Best Connectivity: Thunderbolt 4G (1-0)
Best Size/Weight: DROID Incredible 2 (1-1)
Best Camera/Video: Draw (2-2)
Best Display: Thunderbolt 4G (3-2)
Best Processor: Draw (4-3)
Best Software: Draw (5-4)
Best Storage: Thunderbolt 4G (6-4)
Best Battery life: Draw (7-5)
Best Extras: Draw (8-6)

BPF Verdict: The HTC Thunderbolt 4G wins!

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