Articles about kin

Microsoft's KIN One Smartphone Gets Resurrected With Fake Knock-Off
Although Microsoft’s KIN One Windows Phone social phone has been killed, the phone’s form factor and styling lives on in a knock-off for those who wanted the KIN One but were waiting for a SIM-based version compatible with GSM networks rather than Verizon Wireless’s CDMA model. The clone has a 2.2-inch QVGA display, dual SIM, FM radio, Bluetooth, micro USB charging port, 3.5 mm headphone jack, and a 1.3-megapixel rear […]

Microsoft Kin flop: blame the pricing
Plenty of websites have been hammering Microsoft about the failure of the Kin “texter” phone. Some people refer to it as a “new chapter in the long history of Failure”, and point to the low number of units sold: reportedly between 500 and 10,000 (that’s quite a range!). Of course, the party wouldn’t be complete with Microsoft employee dissatisfaction over the issue: “We had a huge launch party on campus and I bet […]

Microsoft Kin One and Two Pricing, Specs and Release Date
We gave you an early peek at the upcoming Microsoft Kin One and Kin Two phones, and we told you that they were coming on Verizon’s network this month. Well, the time has come and we have the details about the launch, the specifications and most importantly, the pricing. Both Kin phones will be available on May 6th at verizonwireless.com, and in Verizon’s stores on May 13th for a price […]

Microsoft Kin User Interface 8Mn Video Tour
While “experts” are debating whether or not Microsoft is crazy or bright to get into the “texter” phone segment, check this 8mn video that shows you the Kin user interface an all the main features. Assuming that pricing isn’t insane, meaning that it has to be sensibly cheaper than smartphone plans – what do you think? (Watch it in HD with this link)

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Microsoft Kin Cloud Phones Launched
Microsoft has just launched its new phone service called Kin, along with two devices, named Kin 1 (Kin 1 photo gallery) and Kin 2 (Kin 2 photo gallery). The idea was to create a phone for heavy texters and those who love to stay in touch with friends and family through social networks. Microsoft has introduced a whole new user interface for its phones with design elements borrowed from Windows […]