506Indian phone manufacturer Lava has revealed that they are planning to launch a Windows Phone this year. While this is good news for the 3rd eco-system, the device in question is going to be a budget offering according to Prashanth D Gadiyar, VP – products, Lava. But, he revealed nothing about pricing and specs of this device.

We are identifying the right mix as in what should be the display size, camera specs and chipset. The Windows experience itself is still in the stabilisation stage. We are working on something and we will have these announcements when we have a little more inputs. Our internal intent is to bring the Windows Phone smartphone in 2014 if this is going to be really feasible and viable,”

Seems, Microsoft’s efforts in wooing smaller phone vendors are paying off. These vendors are really important of Windows Phone have to see rapid expansion in markets like India and China.