It's had more leaks than a wicker canoe, but now the Ascend W1 is finally here and it's a pretty decent Windows Phone 8 handset.
The Ascend W1 will be gracing the UK with its presence on March 7, as an exclusive deal is confirmed with O2.
Huawei will announce new smartphones at CES 2013 next week and we're seeing more leaks surrounding its probable handsets.
Huawei's first Windows Phone handset, the Ascend W1, and its Android-running D2 have been confirmed for January.
Huawei confirms new devices for CES and a surprise in the second half of 2013 to top Apple and Samsung's handsets.
Senior VP revealed the company will release a 6.1-inch phablet to compete with Samsung's Galaxy Note II next year.
The hotly rumoured Ascend W1 was expected to be the cheapest of the initial Windows Phone 8 bunch, but reports suggest a rock bottom price is on the cards.
The final firm given clearance by Microsoft to launch a WP8 handset will apparently unveil its device at CES 2013, in the form of the Ascend W1.
UpdatedThe Ascend W1 has apparently been leaked in photos, but the Chinese firm isn't ready to spill the beans just yet.