News about several Windows Phone 8 handsets from Nokia and HTC has been surfacing on the web lately. It seems Huawei is too joining the list of Windows Phone 8 handset manufacturers.
Previously there were reports which suggested that Huawei is working on two such models titled Ascend W1 and W2. As a partial confirmation, photos of what is allegedly Huawei Ascend W1 has now surfaced on the internet.
From the pictures, W1 looks like a colorful handset much like several Windows Phone 8 phones released so far. A cyan color variant can be found in the pictures. Sources claim that there could be several other color variants for Huawei Ascend W1.According to reports, W1 could be released in November or December.
Huawei Ascend W1 will also be taking full advantage of the new specifications supported by Windows Phone 8 OS.As per the reports; W1 will be featuring a 4 inch WVGA display and will be shipped with 512 MB RAM and 4GB of internal storage capacity. W1 is also rumored to incorporate a dual core 1.2GHz SoC. From the available specification details, it can be predicted that Huawei Ascend W1 will be a budget friendly smartphone.
From the pictures, it is quite clear that W1 has a sleek and attractive design. Visual elements of W1 do suggest similarities with high end Lumia models from Nokia; however, going by Huawei’s positioning, we can expect that Huawei Ascend W1 might be shipping at affordable price tags.
Reports are suggesting a price figure of $310 (Approximately Rs 16,300). The tech media world has not yet received any official confirmation from Huawei regarding the developments. Consumers will have to wait for the time being until an official confirmation arrives from the company.