Hauwei has been a strong partner of Microsoft in some regions, particularly in Africa, but it seems the company has not found it rewarding enough to take it forward, and has told TrustedReviews that they are not planning any Windows 10 phones.
“In the phone part there is no plan [to launch a Windows 10 device],” Shao Yang, Chief Marketing Officer for Huawei’s devices division stated.
Yang blamed this on the inability to customize the user interface of the operating system.
He noted: “For us, Window’s biggest problem is that it is not very easy to have the DIY [experience] on the Windows system.”
“If you look at all the Windows phones, they are all very similar. It is very hard for us to differentiate a Huawei Windows Phone to other Windows phones.
“That’s why we think Android is a better choice for us.”
He did however see some possibility for Windows 10 tablets, or even dual-boot Android and Windows devices.
“There are some possibilities on the pad front,” Yang stated.
Yang did however not speculate when such devices may be released.