Huawei Ascend W1

CES 2013: Huawei launches Ascend W1, its first Windows Phone 8 device

Alongside the Android-powered Ascend D2 and Ascend Mate, Huawei today launched its first Windows Phone 8 smartphone, the Huawei Ascend W1. As expected, it is an entry-level device designed to be easy on the pocketbook. “Inspired and powered by people, the Ascend W1 is a combination of Huawei’s user-centric design philosophy and Windows Phone 8 software, bringing consumers a truly […]

Huawei to unveil Ascend D2 flagship and WP8 Ascend W1 at CES 2013

Huawei was among the manufacturers named by Microsoft when it announced Windows Phone 8 last summer. Huawei even indicated that its first smartphone powered by the new OS would launch by the end of the year. We will instead have to wait until early next year for a formal announcement. Huawei Consumer Business Group CEO Yu Chengdong has confirmed on […]

Windows Phone 8 Huawei Ascend W1 revealed in leaked press shot

It was quiet on the Huawei Windows Phone 8 smartphone front but that has changed this week. A number of actual device pictures leaked out earlier and today have been followed up with what appears to be a press image. The new image is very similar to the ones seen earlier, giving them further credence. Huawei was named among Microsoft’s […]

Images and specifications of upcoming Huawei Ascend W1 surface

A number of images have surfaced of what appears to be Huawei’s first Windows Phone 8 device, the Ascend W1. To go with the images are a number of details about its specifications. First a few pictures: In terms of specifications, it appears that the Huawei Ascend W1 will be powered a 1.2GHz processor and come with a 4-inch WVGA […]