Microsoft officially announced its KIN series Windows Phone designed with social networking in mind. The KIN is produced by Sharp and will be available through Verizon Wireless and Vodafone.
Two models are available. The KIN One is a vertical slide QWERTY phone with a QVGA touchscreen display, a 5 Megapixel camera with LED flash and 4GB internal memory. The KIN Two is a side-slide phone with QWERTY keyboard, a touchscreen, a 8 Megapixel camera with flash and HD video recording, and 8GB internal memory.Their cameras have image stabilization and a bright LumiLED flash. Both KIN phones come with media player powered by Zune and they support GPS and WiFi.
Based on Windows Mobile, Microsoft KIN includes the KIN Loop home screen that is always up to date, the KIN Spot for users to share video, photo, text, web pages easily, and the KIN Studio that allows users to access everything they created on the phone via any web browser.