Huawei rumored to release first Windows Phone 8 device on September 25

During Microsoft’s Windows Phone 8 developer event in June, Huawei was named among the four launch hardware partners alongside Nokia, Samsung and HTC.

Chinese Windows Phone site revealed that Huawei plans to announce a Windows Phone device called the Ascend W1.

The handset is expected to arrive in stores in November or December in Europe, China and the United States, with a cost estimated at 2,000 CNY (a little over $310).

The Huawei Ascend W1 will be available in four colors: black, white, pink and blue.

Other Windows Phone 8 devices include the Nokia Lumia 920, Nokia Lumia 820 and Samsung ATIV S.