5-inch LG D635 with Windows Phone 8.1 coming soon?

5-inch LG D635 with Windows Phone 8.1 coming soon?
Back in February, Microsoft announced that LG would return as one of its Windows Phone hardware partners, after a few years during which the South Korean company didn’t release Microsoft-powered handsets at all.

While LG has yet to announce new Windows Phone devices, it will probably do it soon. According to Alan Mendelevich, the founder of cross-promotion network AdDuplex, a new LG-made WP handset known as the D635 is showing up in the network’s database. Reportedly, the device runs Windows Phone 8.1, and sports a 5-inch display with 720 x 1,280 pixels. Unfortunately, that’s all we know about the LG D635 at the moment. Anyway, it’s pretty clear that this is supposed to be a mid-range (thus, likely affordable) smartphone.

A few months ago, an LG Uni8 that allegedly ran Windows Phone 8.1 showed up - but that may have been just a hoax. We do not know if there’s any connection between the D635 and the Uni8. Hopefully, more details about LG’s Windows Phone-related plans will be revealed soon.

P.S.: the image seen above shows a Nokia Windows Phone device, not an LG one.

5-inch LG D635 with Windows Phone 8.1 coming soon?

source: Twitter

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15 Comments

1. billgates

Posts: 555; Member since: May 29, 2014

Not a mid range device. They either need to go strong or not at all imo

2. elitewolverine

Posts: 5192; Member since: Oct 28, 2013

true, though LG for us, is selling more f3, f6, l9, l90 phones than the g2 or g3 So i hope this is more to come with the g3 specs crossing over to win8.1

7. Canaan

Posts: 351; Member since: May 25, 2014

And you know this how? If I recall the recent sales articles mentioned the G3 was part of much of the success and boost in their sales.

12. elitewolverine

Posts: 5192; Member since: Oct 28, 2013

It was a huge boost, any flagship that people are excited about like the G3 is going to boost sales in a category that you really don't have a field in. But overall, for the moment those lower phones sell more. I know this based off of where I work. Do I have lg stats? nope, but when 1 g3 goes out for every 2 of the others then you start to do basic math kind of deal. And don't forget I said for 'us' not as in U.S., not as a Country or overall sales, for us and what is observed.

14. Canaan

Posts: 351; Member since: May 25, 2014

I see, but I still don't think you can generalize this based on what's being sold at one location.

3. NateAdam8

Posts: 420; Member since: Feb 17, 2012

It looks to be promising.

4. newuser1

Posts: 276; Member since: Dec 10, 2010

720p ?

5. elitewolverine

Posts: 5192; Member since: Oct 28, 2013

yup and because not everyone can see the difference, i get asked alot if my screen is 1080p even though it is 720p. It is about the content over half the time not the display. Jaggies at 1080p are still jaggies.

6. hurrycanger

Posts: 1754; Member since: Dec 01, 2013

I agree. Well, if it's a flagship, I expect 1080p (it better be worth the money XD). The difference is there to see. But if it's a mid-range, 720p is still acceptable. I have a feeling that LG would not go all serious on WP anytime too soon anyway, so they'll probably just start with a mid-range.

8. DogeShibe

Posts: 1121; Member since: Jan 10, 2014

They better bring some gimmicky features or some of their own apps,better camera to compete with Lumia's.

9. AfterShock

Posts: 4146; Member since: Nov 02, 2012

Will it be able to run the new lock screen app? I guess we'll see in time.

11. DogeShibe

Posts: 1121; Member since: Jan 10, 2014

I think yes because nowhere they mentioned that lockscreen app was Lumia exclusive.

15. AfterShock

Posts: 4146; Member since: Nov 02, 2012

After seeing latest sorry on that app, is yes it can.

10. Shino

Posts: 196; Member since: Jul 23, 2012

finally a product from LG with a real OS.

13. snowgator

Posts: 3614; Member since: Jan 19, 2011

I went from liking LG to disliking it, to back to being fairly impressed. My wife has truly enjoyed her Flex, and it has run well. I have a personal checklist on what I want on a smartphone, and a 5"WP 8.1 is the 1st couple of items on the list, so LG...... You have my attention

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