Talk about what Microsoft plans to introduce a smartphone under its own brand, have been surfing the Web for a long time, without really meeting either confirmation or refutation. But, as practice shows, it is precisely such conversations that tend to come true.
And it came true - there were devices Kin One и Kin Two. These are smartphones equipped with slide-out QWERTY keyboards and touch screens. Both models are designed to work in 3G networks. The company will assemble them. Sharp. They will work under Windows phone (Windows Mobile), which will be somewhat adapted to the realities of new products.
|Left to right: Microsoft Kin Two and Kin One|
The main focus is on working with social networks. That is, smartphones are positioned as youth.
Both devices are expected to be available towards the end of this year. Nothing is mentioned about their possible cost yet. But it is known that in Europe they will be represented by a mobile operator Vodafone, and in the USA Verizon Wireless.