Sharp Kin One

  • Status: Discontinued
  • Availability date: May. 6, 2010
  • Price at launch: $49.99

What You Need To Know

  • One of Microsoft's two original Kin devices
  • Had an associated cloud storage service, which backed up user's media and allowed them to access it remotely
  • Was marketed to young adults in a campaign that was much-maligned by critics
  • The phones were sold on-contract from Verizon Wireless with at least a $39.99 per month plan
  • The phone was created as part of the "Project Pink" program
  • The project, which reportedly cost a billion dollars, was discontinued 48 days after the release of the Kin phones due to poor sales

Basic Specs

Thickness 0.75 inches
Weight 0.25 pounds
Form factor Slider
Physical keypad QWERTY
Screen size (diagonal) 2.6 inches
Carriers Verizon Wireless
Operating system Other
Launch OS version KIN

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Tech Specs

Also Known As...
Alias Microsoft Kin ONE
Hardware
Height 3.31 inches
Width 2.68 inches
Thickness 0.75 inches
Weight 0.25 pounds
Form factor Slider
Color Black / Silver
Slide orientation Portrait
Physical keypad QWERTY
Loudspeaker Mono
Noise cancellation No
Display
Screen size (diagonal) 2.6 inches
Technology LCD
Pixel arrangement RGB
Resolution (Y) 320 px
Resolution (X) 240 px
PPI 154
Touchscreen type Capacitive
Connectivity
Carriers Verizon Wireless
CDMA Yes
CDMA frequencies supported 1900, 800 / 850
Wi-Fi Yes
Wi-Fi support 802.11g, 802.11b
GPS Yes
Bluetooth Yes
Bluetooth version Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR
Processor
Manufacturer Nvidia
Brand / family Tegra
Model APX2600
Clock speed 600 MHz
Memory
RAM size 256 MB
Storage
Internal size 4 GB
External No
Rear Camera
Resolution 5 megapixels
Flash LED
Focus type Autofocus
Video resolution VGA
Software
Operating system Other
Launch OS version KIN
Notable apps KIN Studio, Zune
Interface
Video out No
Headphone jack 3.5mm
Other ports Micro USB
Sensors
Sensors Proximity, Ambient light, Accelerometer
Battery
Capacity 1240 mAh
Removable Yes
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