As they say, another one has bitten the dust. Earlier this week, Microsoft removed the Lumia 650 and 735 from its US online Store, and the next day, it removed the AT&T-locked Lumia 640 XL. Today, Acer's Liquid Jade Primo has disappeared, which means that there are only nine Windows phones listed on the US Microsoft Store, and only five of those are currently in stock.
If you're still shopping for a Windows phone, these are your current options from Microsoft:
|In stock||Out of stock|
|HP Elite x3 Bundle||Acer Liquid M330|
|HP Elite x3 + Lap Dock Bundle||Unlocked Microsoft Lumia 640 XL|
|Blu Win Jr LTE||Unlocked Microsoft Lumia 950|
|Blu Win HD LTE||Microsoft Lumia 950 XL|
|Microsoft Lumia 550|
|AT&T Microsoft Lumia 950|
If you head over to the listing for the Acer Jade Primo, it now says, "This product is currently unavailable". It's no surprise though, as the handset was unveiled over 15 months ago at IFA 2015. As with all Windows phones on the website besides the HP Elite x3, it's aging.
However, it was still a Windows 10 Mobile device, as some of them are not. Both of Blu's Windows handsets ship with Windows Phone 8.1, and to make matters worse, the Win Jr LTE only has 4GB of storage, making it ineligible for a Windows 10 upgrade.
The phone is still available on the UK Microsoft Store, as it's one of six. With Microsoft seemingly cleaning out its Store listings for phones, it doesn't seem likely that it will stay for long. Of course, you can always grab it from any number of third-party retailers.
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