In an interview to hightech mail at CeBIT this year, Asus CEO Jerry Shen has told that Asus will release Windows Phone 7 device only next year. So this puts end to the Asus WP7 device rumours floating every month. Here is the excerpt from his interview,
As for the OS – as you think, whether Windows Phone 7 to compete with Android with Nokia and other resources?
We focus on Android, but the new Windows Phone is very promising, in particular through support for Nokia. We wait for the development of this platform, and next year may represent the smartphone and Windows. This year we will have only Android.