Lenovo confirms a Windows Phone 8 handset on the way

lenovo1China Tech News, quoting Liu Jun, senior vice president for Lenovo Group, has confirmed the company is releasing a Windows Phone 8 handset in Autumn.

Lenovo is currently the fourth largest smartphone maker in China, and has said they intend to increase their sales to 18 million units by releasing up to 40 models this year, mostly Android of course.

The Chinese company is gaining growth in India and Russia and has become the third largest PC maker in the Russian market, but is also in discussions with resellers in Germany and Japan for the introduction of Lenovo smartphones.

Lenovo has been rumoured to be working on a Windows Phone 8 handset before and a fuzzy picture of a Windows Phone 7 prototype has leaked earlier.

Read more at China Tech News here.