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The Microsoft Lumia 735 is a nice phone for the money, but it’s tough to recommend something that just launched in the U.S. so long after it was released. If it’s a Windows Phone you want, you’d be better off with a Lumia 640 XL for $57 more on AT&T or the Lumia 950, which is coming to AT&T soon, sports Windows 10, and includes flagship specs. It has a bigger 5.7-inch display and a better camera. However, if you’re stuck with Verizon Wireless, the Lumia 735 is your only option for a Windows phone.
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Save for a camera that surprises simply by virtue of the fact that it’s not as low-level as the rest of the phone, there isn’t much that’s special about the Lumia 735. But that’s not the point. The sort of audience this phone is targeting isn’t looking for special. It’s looking for simple, and it’s looking for cheap.
The Lumia 735 manages to fulfill at least one of those criteria; while the Windows Phone OS is pretty straightforward and user friendly, this particular handset could stand to be a little cheaper than its retail price of $300... Full review
The Lumia 735 from Microsoft is a solid phone. It performs well across the board, and offers a balanced feature set. The hardware is put together well. The attractive screen is sized just right, meaning the 735 is comfortable to hold and use. Call quality on Verizon's network was excellent, data speeds were decent, and the battery did a commendable job. Some people will like that the 735 has a removable battery and supports memory cards.
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If you're a Windows Phone devotee, the Nokia Lumia 930 is easy to recommend. It's not a perfect phone, but it's definitely the best Windows Phone currently on sale. It's very fast and runs the latest version of Windows Phone 8, which adds some nice extra features.
For everyone else, while it's an very accomplished phone, we're not totally convinced this is the phone that will convert people to Windows Phone. That's mainly down to the chunky design and underwhelming battery life, though the lack of HDR for the camera is another irritating aberration for a top-end phone.
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