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Huawei rumored to announce Windows Phone 8 smartphone on September 25th

Updated Dec 19th, 2018 8:35PM EST

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Shortly after Microsoft (MSFT) announced Windows Phone 8, Huawei (002502) revealed that it had partnered with the software giant to offer a new smartphone later this year. According to a report from Chinese website, Huawei will announce its new Windows Phone 8 smartphone, the Ascend W1, at a press conference on September 25th. Pricing details are unknown at this time, however the device is expected to compete directly with Nokia’s (NOK) new Lumia 920. The Ascend W1 is expected to be available in black, white, blue and pink later this year in Europe, China and the United States.

[Via WMPowerUser]


Dan joins the BGR team as the Android Editor, covering all things relating to Google’s premiere operating system. His work has appeared on Fox News, Fox Business and Yahoo News, among other publications. When he isn’t testing the latest devices or apps, he can be found enjoying the sights and sounds of New York City.