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Huawei’s W1 Windows Phone 8 Device Coming to US (Walmart)

May 9, 2013 1 Comment

After the (so far) successful launch of T-Mobiles Nokia Lumia 521 at Walmart. Huawei has announced that it is bringing their W1 phone to the US (finally) and will be sold at Walmart as well.


Huawei’s First Windows Phone 8 Smartphone Lands in U.S.

Huawei W1 offers overall package with unbeatable value to consumers; Launch follows sponsorship announcement of highly-anticipated Jonas Brothers Tour

PLANO, Texas, May 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Following the sponsorship announcement of the highly-anticipated Jonas Brothers Tour, Huawei today announced its first Windows Phone 8 smartphone – Huawei W1 – will be available this month online at Walmart.com and at select Walmart stores in the United States.

“We are proud to deliver a premium smartphone experience to customers at a competitive price point,” said Todd Greenberg , General Manager, US Windows Phone Sales at Microsoft. “The new Huawei W1 is a great addition to the Windows Phone 8 portfolio of devices in the U.S. with its impressive battery life and availability in Walmart stores.”

The Huawei W1 features a speedy 1.2GHz dual-core processor, optimized battery technology, a gorgeous 4” IPS LCD touch screen made of Gorilla® glass that looks great even in sunlight, and 5MP camera with 0.3MP front-facing camera, LED flash, 4X digital zoom, auto focus and a quick access button. Powered by Windows Phone 8, the device offers a truly personal smartphone experience to fit unique needs and provide quick access to the people and things customers care about most.

“The Huawei W1 brings consumers a truly compelling alternative to what’s currently in the marketplace – a device that is competitively priced with an unlimited *30-day no-contract plan,” said Michael Chuang , Executive Vice President at Huawei Device USA. “The addition of the W1 to our smartphone portfolio in the United States gives consumers access to a wider range of Huawei smartphones at a competitive price that makes sense to consumers.”

On May 15, Huawei will launch the “Huawei W1 ‘Make it Yours’ Music & Mobile Sweepstakes.” Fans of the Huawei W1 and Jonas Brothers will be able to enter to win the smartphone, tickets to attend Jonas Brothers Tour concerts across the country, and a chance to meet the band in person. Last month, the company announced it will be the presenting sponsor for the highly-anticipated Jonas Brothers Tour.

For more information about Huawei’s sponsorship or about the Huawei W1, please visit www.HuaweiDeviceUSA.com/HuaweiW1.



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