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Windows Phone 8.1 is out but where can you get it?

I received in my email a message from Microsoft Store that a Nokia Lumia 635 is available with Windows Phone 8.1.



I tried to find if my Nokia Icon 929 gets the update. At this point Microsoft (chat) could not say anything positive. My carrier VERIZON is also unable to confirm, they think probably towards the end of August. I do not find Windows Phone 8.1 Upgrade on the store.
It is very interesting that the Nokia Icon was touted as the most current device and it is funny that there is no update.

My guess is it is something to do with the contract between Nokia and the carriers, because for Nokia Lumia 635 there appears to be just two vendors, AT&T and T-Mobile.

Verizon says they are not responsible and that Microsoft should be contacted and I drew a blank with Microsoft.
 

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