In an interview shortly after the company launched the Android-based LePhone S2, Lenovo’s LePhone Product Manager Yue Chen, with iMobile confirmed that the Windows Phone-based LePhone S2 was indeed a real product.
An excerpt from the interview:
“When asked about the previously leaked images of a LePhone S2 device running Windows Phone, Chen confirmed that the images were in fact real.
We are indeed currently considering a Windows Phone-based LePhone product, and we already have a clear release schedule – it will be released during the second half of 2012,” Chen told the reporters.”
In other Windows Phone releated news, BGR is reporting that the Nokia Lumia 900 will be coming as a flagship device in early 2012.
“We just got the lowdown on one of Nokia’s upcoming flagship devices currently set to launch in early 2012 in the United States. According to our source, the new Nokia smartphone will be the Lumia 900, a Windows Phone with the same basic identity as the Lumia 800 but with a bigger display and other enhancements. The handset will reportedly feature a 1.4 GHz processor, a 4.3-inch ClearBlack AMOLED display and an 8-megapixel camera, and it will ship with Windows Phone “Tango”,” reads the article.
The article also claims that Nokia will be launching a huge marketing blitz during January and February 2012 to accompany the new flagship device.