Microsoft’s Kin Priced Too High For Target Market

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Microsoft’s Kin, the next generation of Danger’s Sidekick, will cost as little as $50 to buy, but the service plan is what will get you: Voice and data plans with Verizon Wireless start at $70 a month.

The phone, which is aimed at the highly social teenage market, will be available on Verizon Wireless starting online Thursday and in stores on May 13. In April when the phones were first announced, we argued the platform was missing a lot of key elements that are popular today. There are no apps and no games, and there


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