Microsoft Introduces Kin Phones

Microsoft’s two Project Pink phones, formerly known only by their codenames – “turtle” and “pure” respectively, have been formally unveiled.  The
Kin One features a 5.0 megapixel camera with flash, sliding
keyboard, 2.6 inch capacitive touchscreen, and 4gb of onboard storage, while the
Kin Two sports a 3.4 inch capacitive touchscreen, an 8.0
megapixel camera, a horizontal sliding keyboard, and 8gb of onboard storage.

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Both phones are manufactured by sharp, and
will be running a modified version of Windows Phone 7.  Key features include:
Kin Spota drag and drop sharing feature, Kin
Loop
, which provides real-time status updates for your contacts, and
Kin Studio, which serves as a web-based storage and backup service. 
In addition, both Kin phones tout full Zune functionality, and a built in FM tuner.

No pricing has been announced yet.  Kin One and Kin Two
will be available on Verizon Wireless this may, and on Vodaphone later
this year.

Full announcement video after the jump.