ThunderBolt VS Explorer

The HTC Explorer has better specifications than the HTC ThunderBolt

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HTC ThunderBolt VS HTC Explorer

 
ThunderBolt Explorer
 
The HTC ThunderBolt and the HTC Explorer are proportionally scaled to give you an idea how they size up against each other. Bellow, we have compared specifications of the two devices to give our take on which device scores higher based on key features available.

Score

Thinner
0
The ThunderBolt is thicker at 13.21mm
2
The Explorer is thinner at 12.9mm
Smaller Size (CC)
0
The ThunderBolt has a greater cubic volume of 1660893.3
2
The Explorer has a smaller cubic volume of 1185219.75
Less Weight
0
The ThunderBolt heavier at 164 grams
2
The Explorer lighter at 108 grams
Screen Viewability
2
The ThunderBolt features a bigger 4.3" display
0
The Explorer features a smaller 3.2" display
Pixel Density
2
The ThunderBolt has a higher pixel density at 217 ppi
0
The Explorer has lower pixel density at 180 ppi
Newer
0
The ThunderBolt is older and was released on 01/2011
1
The Explorer is newer and was released on 10/2011
Standby Time
0
The ThunderBolt can last less around 330 hours
1
The Explorer can last more around 550 hours
Talk Time
0
The ThunderBolt can last less around 6.5 hours
2
The Explorer can last more around 7 hours
Camera
2
The Explorer has a 8mp camera
0
The Explorer has a 5mp camera
Total Points
6 10
Total Score
38% 63%
Why this score
We have compared the most important features of the HTC ThunderBolt and the HTC Explorer to give a non-biased opinion on which phone stacks better, and based on our results the HTC Explorer has better specifications than the HTC ThunderBolt, it is safe to say that because there are significant differences we recommend the HTC Explorer. Note that the ThunderBolt has 8 GB internal storage compared to 512 MB internal storage found in the Explorer currently we are not scoring internal memory, processor number and speed and those should also be taken into consideration if you are interested in the HTC ThunderBolt or the HTC Explorer

Availability

Announced on
January 2011 October 2011
Available
March 2011 November 2011

Battery

Capacity
1400 mAh 1230 mAh
Standby Time
330 hours 550 hours
Talk Time
7 hours 7 hours
Type
Lithum Ion Lithium Ion

CPU

Speed
1GHz 600MHz
Type
Qualcomm MSM8655 Qualcomm MSM7227

Camera

Main
8mp (3264x2448) 5mp (2592x1944)
Secondary
1280x1024 -
Video
720p YES

Connectivity & Data

Bluetooth
2.1 (A2DP) 3.0 + HS
EDGE
- Class 12
GPRS
- Class 12 (4+1/3+2/2+3/1+4 slots), 32 - 48 kbps
GPS
YES YES
HSCSD
- HSDPA 7.2 Mbps
USB
2.0 microUSB 2.0 microUSB
Wireless
Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n

Display

Colors
16.8 million 262.1 thousand
Resolution
480x800 pixels 320x480 pixels
Size
4.3 inches 3.2 inches
Type
TFT capacitive touchscreen TFT capacitive touchscreen

General

2G Network
CDMA 800, 1900 GSM / EDGE 850, 900, 1800, 1900
3G Network
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO HSDPA 900, 2100
4G Network
LTE 700MHz (band 13) -
Alias
Verizon Thunderbolt 4G Pico
Form Factor
Slate Slate
Price Range
$500+ $150-$300

Memory

Call record
Unlimited -
Card Slot
microSD, up to 32GB, 32GB included microSD, up to 32GB
Internal
8 GB 512 MB
Phonebook
Unlimited entries -
Ram
768 MB 384MB

Operating System

Type
Android Android
Version
2.2 2.3

Other Features

Misc Features
Accelerometer sensor, Proximity sensor Sense UI 3.5

Size and Weight

Depth
13.2 mm (0.52 inches) 12.9 mm (0.50 inches)
Height
121.9 mm (4.75 inches) 102.8 mm (4.01 inches)
Weight
164 grams (5.7 ounces) 108 grams (3.8 ounces)
Width
66.0 mm (2.57 inches) 57.2 mm (2.23 inches)