The elusive Lumia 735 is finally available for purchase in the U.S. through Verizon Wireless. The handset was released as Nokia Lumia 735 for European markets, but for the U.S. launch, it has rebranded to Microsoft Lumia 735.
With Verizon Wireless, the Lumia 735 is available with a two-year on-contract price of $80. Without contract, it is available for $192. Verizon’s Edge plan allows users to own the device by making a monthly payment of $8 for 24 months. Apart from Lumia 735, the other Windows Phone smartphones available with Verizon include the new launched LG Lancet and the last year’ HTC One (M8) Windows.
Verizon is also running an attractive deal on the device. On purchase of the Lumia 735 before July 1, buyers will be provided with a one-year free subscription of Office 365 Personal. The Lumia 735 is available in different color options, but the carrier is selling it only in black.
The Lumia 730 is a dual-SIM version of the Lumia 735. It was unveiled alongside Lumia 830 during the IFA tech show in September 2014. Both the handsets were rolled with Nokia branding.
The Verizon Lumia 735 is a midrange device that comes with a 4.7-inch OLED display with support for 1280 x 720 pixels. It offers a pixel density of 312 ppi.
The device is powered with a Snapdragon 400 chipset that is supported by 1 GB of RAM. The chipset features 1.2 GHz quad-core processor and Adreno 305 graphics..
It comes with a native storage of 16 GB. The external storage supports up to 128 GB of microSD.
The rear side of the Lumia 735 comes with a 6.7 MP ZEISS camera lens, and there is a front-facing shooter of 5 MP. Both the cameras can shoot full HD videos.
It comes preloaded with Windows Phone 8.1. According to Microsoft, it is one of the supported phones that will get Windows 10 Mobile in the near future.
The phone supports connectivity features like Wi-Fi, Bluetooth v4.0, 3G, LTE, NFC, and microUSB v2.0. It is equipped with a battery of 2,200 mAh that comes with support for wireless charging.