Official information on the sales date and cost of Huawei Ascend W1 in Russia

The Huawei Ascend W1 was expected to arrive in January in Russia, but it appears to have been delayed.  The official Huawei  Russia twitter account has now confirmed the handset is still on its way, and will hit the market in February.

They tweeted:

@HuaweiDeviceRus stirred up this morning, those looking for an inexpensive smartphone, the official announcement of the Huawei Ascend W1 in Russia – the first smartphone on Windows Phone 8. Home sales scheduled for February. The recommended price of Huawei Ascend W1 - 8990 rubles

8990 rubles is around $300, which is a pretty good price for a Windows Phone 8 handset. The smartphone will be available in blue, black and white casing.


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