The Huawei Ascend W1 is a compact and sleek phone that features the Windows phone 8 OS with a Live Tiles homescreen that updates with notifications in real time. The phone features a curved back so it fits nicely in the hand and the large bright 4-inch IPS touchscreen is great for multimedia. 3.5G, Wi-Fi and GPS are all on board and the dual-core processor ensures there is plenty of power when you need it. The phone includes a 5-megapixel camera for taking snaps and recording video clips and with social network integration you can share the moment on Facebook and Twitter easily. Other features of this affordable Windows phone include a multimedia player and document viewer as well as an expandable memory for making space for more apps to download from the Windows App store.