Verizon today became the last official reseller to discontinue one of Microsoft's Lumia Windows phones. There are no longer any official channels in the United States where you can buy one.
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After months of being sold out, Microsoft has removed the listing for the Lumia 735 from its US online Store, meaning that there are no longer any first-party Windows phones for sale.
Now that Cricket Wireless is out of stock on the Nokia Lumia 635, Verizon is now the only major US carrier that sells a Windows phone, since the company still sells the Microsoft Lumia 735.
Today, Microsoft removed three of the four listings for its Lumia handsets from the US Microsoft Store, including the unlocked Lumia 950, 950 XL, and AT&T Lumia 950. Only the Lumia 735 remains.
Once again, Microsoft is sold out of all of its first-party Windows phones on its online Store. The company has said previously that it will be discontinuing all Lumias by the end of June.
The Lumia 735 was originally announced in September 2014, before launching on Verizon nine months later. Now, the carrier has ended sales of the device, leaving it with no Windows phones in its range.
The Verizon Wireless Lumia 735 was one of the first Lumias to be removed from the Microsoft Store during January's purge of the handsets. But like the others, its listing has returned.
While most Lumia handsets have been sold out in the Microsoft Store for some time, their listings have remained, until now, as the Microsoft Lumia 650 and 735 have had their listings removed.
The online Microsoft Store has begun selling its Lumia 735 for just $129, which is $70 off of the regular price of $199. It's still $9 more expensive than what Verizon sells it for.
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Verizon today delivered a firmware update to the Microsoft Lumia 735. The update is fairly minor with only one new feature. The new version number is 02171.00002.15194.03084.
The Lumia 735 - which features a 4.7-inch OLED, 6.7MP camera with ZEISS optics, 1GB RAM, Snapdragon 400 processor, 4G LTE and more - is available in the UK for £139, but only until the end of the day.
Tomorrow (July 31) is the last day on which you'll be able to buy the Lumia 640 or Lumia 735 in the US with a free one-year Office 365 Personal subscription, as the launch offer comes to an end.
Microsoft has confirmed to Neowin that ten Lumia handsets will be upgraded to Windows 10 Mobile initially, but made it clear that it plans to update "all Lumia devices running Lumia Denim software".
Microsoft has posted a list of phones which it says "will receive a free upgrade [to Windows 10 Mobile] when available" - but it's not clear if those devices not listed will miss out on the upgrade.
Microsoft is currently offering £10 off its Band wearable device in the UK - but O2 will give you a massive £70 discount on the Band when you buy one of three Lumia Windows Phones from the carrier.
Verizon has released the Lumia 735 for its network and we have gotten our hands on the new device and put together a gallery of the phone that costs $192 off contract or $29 on a two year deal.
Microsoft said in September that its then-new Lumia 735 would be available in the US 'soon'. Nine months later, the 735 has finally launched on Verizon, with more storage and a free Office 365 sub.
Reports are coming in that the Lumia 735 and Lumia 830 are being updated to Windows 8.1 GDR2 / Update 2. Microsoft has yet to update its support page for official confirmation.
At this point, it is widely expected that Verizon will announce its Microsoft Lumia 735 in the near future and now the official render the company will use has shown up online.
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The product listing of the Lumia 735, which was expected to be launched in the US on Verizon in the coming months, has mysteriously disappeared from Microsoft Mobile's website.
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