Whilst most have probably never heard of them, they were announced as one of the 4 major Windows Phone 8 OEMs, and its Huawei’s turn to show off devices, unlike HTC announcements which were leaked, Huawei has gone out their and announced the Ascend in a press release.
Whilst no main specs were announce, the company did say
“2012 is building up to be a great year for Huawei. Now, we are poised to end the year with a big bang – with the introduction of our first smartphone running on the Windows Phone platform. We’re very excited about this relationship with Microsoft which will enable us to provide our customers with a bigger array of Huawei smartphone choices,” Shao Yang, chief marketing officer, Huawei Device.
“It’s great to welcome Huawei to the Windows Phone family. The only phone with Live Tiles, Windows Phone brings you closest to the people and things you care most about,” said Terry Myerson, Corporate Vice President of the Windows Phone Division at Microsoft. “With Huawei’s impressive global capabilities, together we can bring Windows Phone 8 to more people around the world.”