Huawei Ascend W1 actual device photos and specifications leaked ahead of Windows Phone 8 launch

HuaweiEarlier today we reported an image leak of a display panel component for the alleged Huawei Ascend W1 Windows Phone 8 device. Only a few hours later, photos of the actual device has leaked to the web via Sina Weibo user @zh_en, showing the device in its full glory. Check out the photos below:

Huawei Ascend W1

Specifications for the device were also leaked for the first time for the device, confirming previous speculation that this is a low-end Windows Phone 8 device. Below are the alleged specifications according to the Sina Weibo user:

  • Display: 4.0 inch display with WVGA resolution
  • Processor: 1.2GHz Dual Core processor (with 400MHz dedicated GPU)
  • RAM: 512 MB
  • Storage: 4 GB
  • Camera: 5 megapixels (with 0.3 megapixel VGA front facing camera)
  • Battery: 2000 mAh

The device is also said to come in a variety of color options, similar to Nokia and HTC’s Windows Phone 8 lineup. Besides the cyan version above, previous rumors also points to a black, white and pink variations. It is speculated that the device will cost around 2000 RMB (approximately USD$317), and will be available in Europe, China and North America before the holidays.

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