Recently we mentioned that the HTC Thunderbolt is the most expensive smartphone in the world. It is clear why the manufacturer, together with the carrier, decided to set such a price for it — the Thunderbolt was the first 4G device working on Verizon’s LTE 4G network. Though there are several other 4G-enabled handsets in the carrier’s network (the Samsung DROID Charge and the LG Revolution, for example), this smartphone continues to surprise the consumers. Now the phone’s price has dropped to $59.99 at Wirefly.
Originally, the phone was offered for $249.99 at Big Red’s stores, but everyone understood the price couldn’t remain like that for a long time, since many other 4G-enabled smartphones appeared on the market. So the carrier and the retailers that sold the Thunderbolt decided to cut its price. A couple of weeks ago the same Wirefly required only $100 for this handset, and now when the Motorola Droid Bionic is going to hit the market, the retailer has no other choice but to give the phone a $40 discount.
I think we’ll see more discounts soon. According to some rumors, Verizon is going to offer the HTC Thunderbolt for just…$0!