14. HTC Thunderbolt


Specs: 4.3-inch screen, 720p HD camcorder, LED flash, DLNA connectivity, 1 GHz Snapdragon Processor, 8 MP camera, Mobile Hotspot
Price: $250
As Verizon's first 4G phone, the Thunderbolt had a lot to live up to. Fortunately it delivered. Boasting the fastest download speeds of any smartphone at the time, a speedy processor, and the ability to act as a mobile hot spot for your devices, it was the phone that showed the other networks what it meant to really be a 4G device.