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Microsoft KIN TWO

    Microsoft KIN TWO

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    Engadget Review

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    Pros
    • Decent hardware keyboard720p video recordingKin Studio cloud syncing
    Cons
    • Uneven and buggy UILack of applications, even IMData plan pricing too high for phone of this class

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    User Reviews

    50
    soren121
    NOTE: I have the KIN TwoM. Hardware-wise, it's the same as the original model....read more
    80
    cobb55
    Great little phone with WiFi and no data plan... Zune Player. Decent keyboard....read more
    70
    techspce
    Overall as a feature phone, it is the best on the market. As a smart phone...read more
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    65
    Average Critic Score
     
    60
    Engadget
    ...there are much better choices for much less money on the market, and Microsoft hasn't demonstrated to us why you would choose this phone over those.
     
    70
    Gizmodo
    The Kins have an audience, a sense of style, and—a rarity from Microsoft—a coherent philosophy. They're precocious feature phones, with actual potential. So why are they priced like smartphones?
    Product Review
    SlashGear
    A few weeks ago, Microsoft made some big headlines when they announced their latest phone, the KIN – specifically designed for teenagers. People all over the Internet had comments on it, positive and negative – but here’s a take from the target audience – an actual teenager.

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