Huawei Ascend W1
High quality screen.
Long battery life.
Great call quality.
Slow web browsing.
No sat nav out of box.
By Engadget on January 17, 2014
This very good Windows Phone 8 device is hampered by a lack of storage and a lackluster camera, but good performance may tempt speed...72
By Expert Reviews on June 03, 2013
An excellent Windows phone with a good camera and stunning battery life, all for a great price...100
By NotebookCheck on May 13, 2013
Huawei Ascend W1 Huawei wants to mingle in the still new Windows Phone 8 market with its brand new Ascend W1. The manufacturer's debut is successful. The bright IPS screen is a seldom item seen in the EUR 200 price range and contributes largely to...86
By TrustedReviews on April 28, 2013
You don’t get access to as many apps as you do on Android or iOS handsets, but if you can live with this then you'll find that at £110 on Pay As you Go from O2 it represents exceptionally good value for money.90
By YugaTech on April 25, 2013
To conclude, the Huawei Ascend W1 is a strong Windows Phone offering. It has a solid construction, attractive design, great display, decent camera, and a really good battery life. The only real downside we see here is the 512MB RAM as it limits the amount of applications it can run from the Windows Phone Store.75
By TechRadar on April 09, 2013
It may not excel at any of these things, but that's OK. You're not going to buy the Huawei Ascend W1 for power, you're going to buy it for practicality and value for money - and those are the criteria it absolutely wins out on.70
By Wired on April 08, 2013
As a mid-price gateway to the world of Windows Phone the Huawei Ascend W1 is an efficient, fast and capable way in. But the camera isn't quite up to scratch, the screen could be a bit sharper, and it has its work cut out to distinguish itself from the small but growing range of mid-price Windows rivals such as the Nokia Lumia 620...60
By uk.hardware.info on March 14, 2013
The high-end smartphones from the big manufacturers are of course the most ground-breaking and exciting products. However, not everyone has the budget for buying them separately, and getting tied to a two or three-year subscription isn't always the...-
By Stuff NZ on March 08, 2013
Just remember to keep in mind that you'll need to pay a little bit extra for a microSD card at some point in the future, and that Windows Phone 8 still has some work to do, particularly when it comes to the Windows Phone app store.80
By uk.hardware.info on February 26, 2013
The Windows Phone 8 phones that we've reviewed so far - the Nokia Lumia 920, Lumia 820 and the HTC 8X - were all high-end phones with high-end prices. More affordable Windows Phone 8 smartphones are starting to appear, and today Hardware.Info is...-