Asus Windows Phone 7 Device Coming In 2012 PriceFinally there is some interesting news for all Windows 7 Mobile OS fans out there. Seemingly an image has emerged that shows Windows 7 running on a device “powered by Asus”. The leak came out from Pakistan which is a very unusual place to search for this kind of news and leaks.
The device seems to be a testing ASUS Windows 7 handset as it carries a code on top but gives a pretty catchy and stylish out look.
In an interview to hightech mail at CeBIT this year, Asus CEO Jerry Shen has told that Asus will release Windows Phone 7 device only next year. So this puts end to the Asus WP7 device rumours floating every month. Here is the excerpt from his interview,
As for the OS – as you think, whether Windows Phone 7 to compete with Android with Nokia and other resources?
We focus on Android, but the new Windows Phone is very promising, in particular through support for Nokia. We wait for the development of this platform, and next year may represent the smartphone and Windows. This year we will have only Android.
There is no official word from ASUS on authenticity of this phone but from the picture, it is confirmed that ASUS will be deploying Windows 7 OS in their mobile devices. Please note that these specs are based on speculations, rumors, hints etc and the specs, features and name of the device are subject to alteration once it is officially released. We will update this post with more info once it is out so stay tuned.
Here are the rumored specs of this Windows 7 phone by Asus:
- Windows 7 OS
- Proximity Senor [Rumored]
- Front Facing Camera
- At least 800 MHz Processor [Speculated]
- Dedicated Windows, Search and Back Keys
- Rumored 4.3 Inch Capacitive Touch Screen
The original tweet that had the photo link is now missing but as the tweet was sent using TweetLonger, we were able to dig the source out.