Lenovo's first Windows Phone is launching mid-2015

Microsoft's blog post detailing the launch information of Windows 10 has details regarding a strategic partnership with Lenovo that will see the Chinese manufacturer launching its first Windows Phone later this year via China Mobile.

Lenovo, one of the world's leading PC manufacturers, announced they will offer Windows 10 upgrade services at 2,500 service centers and select retail stores in China when the Windows 10 upgrade is available. This will help customers quickly and easily upgrade their new or existing Windows devices to Windows 10. Lenovo also announced their commitment to build Windows phones, to be available in mid-year 2015 via China Mobile.

No further details were mentioned, but a Windows Phone from Lenovo has been rumored for a while now. Combined with the announcement that Xiaomi is also testing Windows 10 on the Mi 4, it sure does look like an exciting time ahead for Winows Phone fans. We'll know more in the coming months. Until then, do tell us what you would like to see in a Lenovo-branded Windows Phone.

Source: Windows Blog

Harish Jonnalagadda
Senior Editor - Asia

Harish Jonnalagadda is a Senior Editor overseeing Asia for Android Central, Windows Central's sister site. When not reviewing phones, he's testing PC hardware, including video cards, motherboards, gaming accessories, and keyboards.