It’s LG’s first 4G LTE handset, on Verizon Wireless and the first device detailed on stage at Verizon’s CES 2011 press conference, dubbed the LG Revolution, and uses Optimus UI with Android 2.2. The HTC Thunderbolt, being the second seen on stage, has a front-facing camera, hotspot capabilities (the Thunderbolt supports up to 8 devices), and 4G LTE as well (like the Revolution). Most of the devices including the Motorola Xoom tablet, the Droid Bionic, LG Revolution, HTC Thunderbolt, and others will launch in March till the middle of this year with the 4G LTE netowkr.
Starting off specs, the HTC Thunderbolt. It has a loaded (but not dual-core) build: 4.3-inch WVGA Super LCD screen, HTC Sense 2.0, 1GHz Snapdragon CPU, Dolby surround sound, 8-megapixel camera and HD video recording, wireless DLNA capability, front-facing camera and Skype video chat baked into Sense UI.
The LG Revolution is another big super/smartphone, has Dolby surround sound, an 8-megapixel camera with HD video recording, wireless DLNA capability, Android 2.2, and hotspot mode up to 8 devices on 4G LTE.
Press release at the end of the post!