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Microsoft KIN ONE

Microsoft KIN ONE

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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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69
 
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Critic Reviews 7

78
 
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User Reviews 4
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Specs

Key Specs

Type
Featurephone
Screen size
2.622
Internal memory
41
Camera
Yes
Talk time
2G
Carriers (US)
Verizon / Alltel
Type
Screen size
Internal memory
Camera
Talk time
Carriers (US)
Featurephone
2.622
41
Yes
2G
Verizon / Alltel

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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.

How we score

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).

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User Reviews

60
garynagra
A forgettable product. It isn't bad, exactly, but also doesn't do anything particularly well. - Engadget
80
garen
There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws. - Engadget
70
jeepguynola
I loved this phone for all of a week before I returned it cause of the $70 monthly...read more
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