Windows Phone News

For months now, we have been talking about the Lumia 735 finally getting a US release on Verizon. Unfortunately, the phone, as is a tradition with Verizon, has been pushed back numerous times. Nonetheless, back in April we reported that it was still on track for release "later this spring", likely in May and now that appears to be the case.

Photos and info about the phone were spotted on the FCC website as a confidentiality filing evidently expired. However, unlike other Lumia 735s, this one sports Microsoft branding instead of Nokia, for obvious reasons.

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Here it is, folks. Verizon's upcoming (and so-far unannounced) LG Lancet. The first Windows Phone from LG in years and it looks to bring some of its Android magic to the wide-world of Microsoft.

The information comes to Windows Central via the official e-brochure and spec sheet for the device.

The LG Lancet features an "ergonomic design" with rounded edges, 4.5-inch (854x480) TFT display, and an 8 MP rear camera. For a processor, users are looking at a 1.2 GHz Snapdragon 410 CPU and presumably 1 GB of RAM. The full specifications can are found below.

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A new Windows 10 for phones build is expected to launch sometime this week, and it looks like folks in China have already gotten their hands on build number 10072. The leaked screenshots show that the new version comes with a transparency slider for Live Tiles, a feature that was revealed to be in the works earlier this year.

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