Microsoft Kin One

  • Cancelled
Microsoft Kin One
  • 4 GB, 256 MB RAM
  • 5 MP, autofocus, dual-LED flash
  • Removable Li-Ion 1240 mAh battery

Overview

Microsoft Kin One is an smartphone announced by Microsoft in 2010, April. It’s a [3G/4G] supported, Mini-SIM phone which comes in 2.6 inches (~39.9% screen-to-body ratio) and 82.6 x 63.5 x 19.1 mm (3.25 x 2.5 x 0.75 in) with 320 x 240 pixels (~154 ppi pixel density) and TFT capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors.

Some other notable features of Microsoft Kin One are Accelerometer, proximity Sensors. Microsoft Kin One Built in running OS is and it’s powered with 600MHz ARM 11 while internal/external memory of the phone stands at 600MHz ARM 11 4 GB, 256 MB RAM (some GBs will be consumed by pre installed Apps and OS so available space would be less than stated memory) however user can upgrade internal memory by inserting into the device

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When comes to the camera, Microsoft Kin One features 5 MP, autofocus, dual-LED flash on the back with 600MHz ARM 11Geo-tagging, face/smile detection options whereas the front selfie camera is No . Battery of the phone is Removable Li-Ion 1240 mAh battery

Microsoft Kin One comes in various colors like Black . You can find here detailed Microsoft Kin One specification following with video reviews, Classified Ads and price in Pakistan from online and offline stores. You can also explore the user’s review tab to get an idea about the opinions of other users of this Model while we also encourage you to give your valuable review of the model if you have own experience of using Microsoft Kin One for other members.

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Launch

  • Announced 2010, April
  • Status Cancelled

Network

  • Technology GSM / HSPA
  • 2G GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
  • 3G HSDPA 900 / 2100
  • Speed HSPA 7.2/2 Mbps
  • GPRS Class 10
  • Edge Class 10

Body

  • Dimensions 82.6 x 63.5 x 19.1 mm (3.25 x 2.5 x 0.75 in)
  • Weight 110.6 (3.88 oz)
  • SIM Mini-SIM

Display

  • Type TFT capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
  • Size 2.6 inches (~39.9% screen-to-body ratio)
  • Resolution 320 x 240 pixels (~154 ppi pixel density)
  • Multitouch Yes

Platform

  • Chipset Nvidia Tegra
  • CPU 600MHz ARM 11

Memory

  • Card Slot No
  • Internal 4 GB, 256 MB RAM

Camera

  • Primary 5 MP, autofocus, dual-LED flash
  • Features Geo-tagging, face/smile detection
  • Video 480p@30fps
  • Secondary No

Sound

  • Alert types Vibration; MP3 ringtones
  • Loudspeaker Yes
  • 3.5mm Jack Yes

Comms

  • WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g
  • Bluetooth v2.1, A2DP
  • GPS Yes, with A-GPS
  • Radio Stereo FM radio, RDS
  • USB microUSB v2.0

Features

  • Sensors Accelerometer, proximity
  • Messaging SMS (threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email
  • Browser WAP 2.0/xHTML, HTML
  • Java Yes, MIDP 2.1

Battery

  • Battery Removable Li-Ion 1240 mAh battery
  • Stand-by Up to 200 h

Misc

  • Colors Black
  • Price group 6/10 (About 290 EUR)

Pros & Cons of Microsoft Kin One

Advantages

  • 3G Enabled Handsets give you more download speed and a faster internet experience.
  • Front camera Front Camera enables you to take your own photos and do videocalling (on supported devices).
  • Card Slot Memory cards give your device more storage capacity. So you can store more data such as songs, photos and videos.
  • Accelerometer Detects motion as well as the orientation of a device (horizontally or vertically).

Dis-Advantages

  • Single Sim You wont be able to use two sims at the same time in one cellphone
  • Small Screen Size Small screen sizes makes it hard to enjoy watching movies or reading
  • Less storage means you can not keep more data and cann't install more or heavy apps (MB's)
  • Less RAM means you can't run multiple functions at the same time with smooth speed
  • Camera Not suitable for taking high resolution photos.
  • Less battery time means that you would have to plugin charger sooner then you expec
  • Not having a 4G , is a big disadvantage in these days if you prefer to stay connected on the go

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