Huawei, a leading global information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider, unveiled its first Windows Phone 8 smartphone, HUAWEI W1, at the 2013 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) today.
The W1 is 10.15 mm thin and features a 4-inch IPS LCD 480 x 800 touchscreen with OGS Technology, powered by the high-end Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 MSM8230 dual-core 1.2 GHz processor and Adreno 305 GPU.
With a 1950 mAh battery, the W1 has 470 hours of standby time, claimed to be the longest among all smartphones in its class. It features a visually iconic design inspired by a tropical island and comes in an array of bold colors including blue, red, black and white.
According to the company, the W1 is a smart and stylish alternative for consumers looking for great technology at a price that is right.
It has a low reflective IPS LCD display with full lamination technology, which provides better visibility under any lighting condition.
The Windows Phone 8 Start screen lets you customize and pin Live Tiles with topics of personal interest, providing real-time updates. Additionally, a dynamic lock screen allows you to select the photos or updates most important to you and have them ready at a glance, even when the phone is locked.
The HUAWEI W1 will be available in China and Russia from January 2013, with Western Europe, Middle East, USA and other selected countries to follow.