Huawei Ascend W1 low-end Windows Phone 8 Smartphone at CES 2013

Huawei Ascend W1 at CES 2013

Last month, Huawei SVP revealed that their first Windows Phone 8 device, the Huawei Ascend W1 will be unveiled at the CES 2013 event. There have been numerous leaks and rumors regarding the release of the device. Several pictures and specs were also leaked in the past few months. Well the device is now at the CES floor.

Huawei Ascend W1 is a low-end Windows Phone 8 device with a 4-inch WVGA 800×480 IPS Display, 1.2GHz dual-core Snapdragon S4 processor with 512MB of RAM, a 5-megapixel camera. It is powered by a 1,950mAh Li-Po battery with 4GB of storage onboard, and a microSD slot, allowing expansion up to 32GB. It supports HSPA+ but not 4G LTE.

The Ascend W1 may not come with any bundled apps. But Windows Phone 8 apps like Data Sense isĀ  enabled on the device. On comparing the Phone with its Android brothers, Ascend Mate and D2, it is on a low end side on specs. Huawei seems to put the phone on a Windows Phone 8 device for all category.

Regarding the availability, Huawei is silent and no pricing details too. We hope these details will be available soon. Will be looking out for more details and revelations at the ongoing CES event.

Source: The Verge

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