Verizon’s only Windows Phone option is now the Lumia 735

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If you’re looking to buy a Windows Phone at Verizon, it now seems that the two-year-old Lumia 735 is your only option for now. The Verizon website currently lists two Windows Phone 8.1-era devices, the Lumia 735 and the LG Lancet which is now labeled as “out of stock” (via Neowin)

The LG Lancet on the Verizon website.
The LG Lancet and the Lumia 735 on the Verizon website.

The LG Lancet was launched in May 2015 as a Verizon exclusive device, and the mid-range handset marked the return of LG as a Windows Phone manufacturer. However, while the Lumia 735 is upgradeable to Windows 10 Mobile, the LG Lancet which nearly sports the same specs did not end on the list of supported devices. The handset is also currently out of stock on the US Microsoft Store, and it’s not clear yet if LG plans to supply both Microsoft and Verizon with more handsets (probably not).

Verizon has had a complicated relationship with Windows phones over the years, and the US carrier admitted that “there has been little consumer demand for Windows 10 Smartphones” back in November. Anyway, if you really want to buy a Windows Phone at a Verizon Store, the Lumia 735 is actually not so bad for a two-years old Lumia: With a Snapdragon 400 SoC, a 4.7-inch AMOLED screen, 16GB of storage, a 6.7 MP camera and a 2220 mAh, we think it easily match the specs of the 6 months old Lumia 650.

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