Microsoft introduces two new mobile devices

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Microsoft announced two new mobile phonesWindows Phone 7: God-Kin One and the-Kin Two. The goal - to make social information sharing simpler and more convenient than ever

Not long ago he was informed That Microsoft plans to launch several mobile devices that will be part of theWindows Phone 7 Its new, and now the company Official Introduces The two devices in question, which are called code name "Project Pink", After the MIX2010 exhibition She revealed New details about its plans in the cellular market.
As expected, the two new devices announced by Microsoft are designed primarily to provide easy access to popular social networks. The new mobile devices use a "castrated" version of the operating system Phone 7 and in addition to the design (which will be the same as the rest of the devices in the series), they do not include a large part of the options offered by the new operating system.

Right: Kin One, left: Kin Two

Both new models will support theZune Marketplace Which will allow listening to music and watching video content, but other services,Xbox Live, Will not support. In addition, the devices do not support third-party applications, Flash, or development software such as Silverlight.
Microsoft has chosen to focus on content sharing over the Internet - and to make it easier,Kin The new option called "The Kin Spot"- a green button with which you can drag text messages, pictures or clips And instantly share them with one of the social networks. Another new option is the"Kin Studio", A service that allows you to access content on your mobile device over the Internet from anywhere. Contacts, photos, snippets , Text messages and events - all of which can be viewed from anywhere, if you choose to allow it, of course.
Service"Kin Studio" Can also be used if you want to keep a backup of information stored on your mobile device - so if for example the device is lost or destroyed for any reason, you can restore the information in its entirety. In addition, it is possible to simply store certain files directly on the server , So the standard storage of devices is not really limited.

Technical data

God-Kin One Is a relatively small device with a minimal keyboard, which slides under the screen. Besides the keyboard, the device also features a 2.6-inch touch screen withMultitouch, Internal 4GB memory and a camera with 5MP sensor (plus flash). God-Kin Two Is a device with a slightly larger and wider keyboard, and includes a touch screen with support forMultitouch Sized 3.5-inch, two speakers, With an 8MP sensor and flash and an internal memory volume. Both devices are capable of recording video and include built-in radio, GPS Compass Built-in memory In 256MB volume,Wi-Fi And of course,Bluetooth.
The devices will be available in the United States already in May this year and in Europe a few months later - when it is not yet known what their price will be.
Microsoft's two new devices do have some potential for success because they offer effective and immediate sharing tools - while social networks are catching up Great acceleration in recent times. However, the variety of new sharing services embedded in the devices can cause leakage of sensitive and personal information into the wrong hands.
The bottom line, even if the devices of the Will indeed become popular among certain age segments, it is difficult at this stage to see them taking over a significant market share, at least as long as the company is not an actress with a real impact on the cellular market.