Huawei’s first Windows Phone 8 device Ascend W1 was announced at CES and later confirmed by carriers like O2 UK. The Ascend W1 has a 10.5mm slim body and a bright 4-inch IPS LCD 480 x 800 touchscreen with OGS Technology and is powered by theÂ Qualcomm Snapdragonâ„¢ S4 MSM8230 dual-core 1.2 GHz processor and Adreno 305 GPU. It features a low reflective IPS LCD display with full lamination technology, providing great visibility under any lighting condition. It also has a 5 megapixel autofocus camera with LED flash, and includes 4GB on-board memory, expandable to 32GB with a micro SD card.
Even though the availability for Acend W1 in China, Russia, India and some European market was confirmed as Q1 2013, we has only approx pricing. Now, Huawei has confirmed that Ascend W1 will be available for 1599.00 Yuan (approx $250 USD) making it to join the cheapest Windows Phone 8 device title along with Nokia Lumia 620.