Huawei has launched its first Windows phone 8 powered smartphone Ascend W1 at CES 2013 in Las Vegas. It features 4-inch WVGA IPS LCD display with usual resolution of 800 X 480 pixels and is engineered with 1.2 GHz dual-core Qualcomm Snapdragon processor alongside Adreno 305 GPU, 512MB RAM, 4GB of internal memory (further expandable up to 32 GB via microSD card) and a massive 1950 mAh battery with uniqe power saving technology to save 30% of power. The display of the Huawei Ascend W1 is designed with OGS Technology which is responsible to reduce light consumption and make the screen brighter, sharper and more responsive.

Huawei Ascend W1 : Huawei's First Windows Phone 8 smartphone

Huawei Ascend W1 : Huawei’s First Windows Phone 8 smartphone

The smartphone is equipped with a monster 5MP auto focus camera with LED flash on the back and there is also a 0.3MP front camera to enjoy video calling with the friends and relatives. It supports usual connectivity options like Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n, Bluetooth 2. and GPS.

However the company didn’t disclose its price at the launch but as per the company, the Huawei Ascend W1 would be available in blue, red, black and white colors and would go on sale in Russia and Asia starting this month.