Last month, Microsoft removed a number of listings for its Lumia handsets from its online Store, beginning with the Verizon Wireless Lumia 735 and the unlocked Lumia 650. The AT&T-locked Lumia 640 XL was later removed also, along with some color variants for the remaining phones.
And then carriers stopped selling them. AT&T took down its listing for the Lumia 950, although it still sells refurbished models, and the only Lumia that Cricket Wireless still sells is the nearly three-year-old Nokia Lumia 635.
Eventually, the Lumia 640 XL and 650 returned to the Microsoft Store, but that still left the 735, which finally returned today. As with all Verizon phones, it's unlocked, although you might want to double-check the LTE bands before you try to use it on your carrier, as you might just get 3G speeds.
These are all of the Lumias that are currently listed in the US Microsoft Store:
|Microsoft Lumia 550||Unlocked||$139||In-stock|
|Microsoft Lumia 640 XL||Unlocked||$149||Out of stock|
|Microsoft Lumia 640 XL||AT&T||$99.99||Out of stock|
|Microsoft Lumia 650||Unlocked||$199||In-stock|
|Microsoft Lumia 735||Verizon||$129||In-stock|
|Microsoft Lumia 950||Unlocked||$399||In-stock|
|Microsoft Lumia 950||AT&T||$298.99||In-stock|
|Microsoft Lumia 950 XL||Unlocked||$499||In-stock|
All of the handsets listed above are aging, with the newest being the Lumia 650, which will be a year old in less than a week. The Lumia 735 was launched under Nokia-branding almost two and a half years ago, but if you count the Microsoft-branded model as newer, the Lumia 640 XL is the oldest phone on there, as it was launched in March, 2015.
Indeed, the Lumia brand should be coming to an end soon. They've all been sold out in the UK for almost two months, and at one point, they were all sold out in the US. It would seem that Microsoft has simply found some more stock to sell.