Lumia 635

T-Mobile has finally pulled the gun on the Nokia Lumia 635, what they are calling "the successor to one of the best-selling Windows Phone devices ever (Nokia Lumia 521) on T-Mobile and MetroPCS."

The Lumia 635 has a rolling update throughout July, hitting various retail points along the way.

  • July 5 – for T-Mobile Simple Choice prepaid customers on the Home Shopping Network
  • July 9 – online at
  • July 16 – participating T-Mobile stores nationwide
  • July 18 – select MetroPCS stores and online at

HSN will sell the Lumia 635 on its cable network July 5 at 6 am and at 2 pm ET, and again on July 6 at noon and 11 pm ET. People who don't have HSN on their cable or satellite can stream it on

T-Mobile customers can pick up the Nokia Lumia 635 for $0 down + $7 per month for 24 months ($168) with a postpaid Simple Choice plan. MetroPCS gets a flat-rate of $99 for prepaid, making it an affordable phone for many and a nice step up from the Lumia 521.

The Lumia 635 comes with a 4.5-inch display at 854 x 480 resolution. Inside is a Snapdragon 400 quad-core processor running at 1.2 GHz and a 5 MP rear camera. It also packs 8 GB of internal storage, expandable up to 128 GB with a microSD card, though the phone's limit is the 512 MB of RAM. The Lumia 635 is similar to the Lumia 630 although the former comes with 4G LTE radios.

The Lumia 635 for T-Mobile and MetroPCS is officially the first Windows Phone 8.1 device to go sale in the U.S. More information can be found on the Conversations blog.

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