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Microsoft KIN ONE

67
Global
Score
It has some redeeming qualities, but you could still do better.
67

It has some redeeming qualities, but you could still do better.

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The Engadget Score is a unique ranking of products based on extensive independent research and analysis by our expert editorial and research teams. The Global Score is arrived at only after curating hundreds, sometimes thousands of weighted data points (such as critic and user reviews).

Engadget Review

Pros
  • Hardware keyboardUnique designKin Studio cloud-based syncing
Cons
  • Horrible, uneven, and buggy UILack of applications, even IMData plan pricing too high for phone of this class
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Scores

Engadget

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User Reviews

100
Pigpen330
A gadget unicorn - Engadget
70
jeepguynola
I loved this phone for all of a week before I returned it cause of the $70 monthly...read more
80
garen
There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws. - Engadget
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71
Average Critic Score

Reception and call quality

64
 

Display

52
 

Battery life

72
 

Camera

70
 

Ease of use

60
 

Design and form factor

74
 

Portability (size / weight)

80
 

Media support

80
 

Durability

60
 

Ecosystem (apps, accessories, etc.)

40
 

How It Stacks Up

88

Engadget

88
 

Critic

81
 

User

93
 
80

Engadget

80
 

Critic

80
 

User

Not yet scored
 
84

Engadget

84
 

Critic

81
 

User

79
 
87

Engadget

87
 

Critic

83
 

User

90
 
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User

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Engadget

84
 

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Engadget

87
 

Critic

83
 

User

90
 
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