Review: Microsoft Kin One and Two
May 4, 2010, 11:00 PM by Eric M. Zeman
Microsoft unfurls its Kin One and Kin Two social networking phones, complete with Zune media software. Both phones do one thing fairly well, but fall flat in other areas. Updated with info about battery life, signal, and music syncing.
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Microsoft is hoping to appeal to a new kind of user with the Kin One and Kin Two, two phones that are aimed at a younger, more social crowd. The Kin One and Two bear absolutely no resemblance to any phone that has come out of Redmond before. In fact, they are so different, many will be surprised to see the Microsoft logo on the back. Similar to concepts such as Motorola's MOTOBLUR and HTC's Friend Stream, Microsoft (and Verizon) are banking on the highly connected user to adopt this new platform, which puts socialization before all else. In order to focus so keenly on social networking, Microsoft did forsake a few key features.
|Is this really that surprising?||rafster||
|Laughably bad- this doesn't bode well for WM7 either.||bluecoyote||
|This is just a bad idea||iDont Care||
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