Have YOU bought a Microsoft Kin handset?

Have YOU bought a Microsoft Kin handset?

Summary: There's an unsubstantiated rumor going around that Microsoft has only sold 500 Kin handsets. I'm in search of someone who has actually bought one.

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There's an unsubstantiated rumor going around that Microsoft has only sold 500 Kin handsets. I'm in search of someone who has actually bought one.

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Personally, I don't believe that this number is even close to reality, but that said, I've yet to meet someone who's bought one, or who knows anyone who has one.

Topics: Microsoft, Hardware, Mobility

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  • I wonder...

    If those who voted "yes, I have one" are lying, or being "amusing" or something...
    zkiwi
    • Those that voted "yes", are MS employees, desperately trying to control the

      PR nightmare about to come.
      DonnieBoy
      • And those that voted NO are people like you

        desperately trying to badmouth anything MS related, so I guess any PR nightmare would likely just lies from people like you. :)
        John Zern
      • RE: Have YOU bought a Microsoft Kin handset?

        @John Zern
        Are you SERIOUSLY trying to say that you think people who take the time to badmouth MS DID buy a Kin?!?
        Once again, sense takes a back seat to dogma.
        SpiritusInMachina
  • RE: Have YOU bought a Microsoft Kin handset?

    Are you going to use this information in another one of your MS hating articles?
    Loverock Davidson
    • Well, he was being kind. 500 actually buying the Kin would be darn AMAZING.

      NT
      DonnieBoy
    • Does this mean that...

      You actually bought a Kin? Nah, you're hanging out for an iPhone 4 and an iPad.
      zkiwi
      • RE: Have YOU bought a Microsoft Kin handset?

        @zkiwi
        Actually, I suspect he may have bought, say, 500 of them.
        SpiritusInMachina
  • The Kin* product line is going the way of MS Bob

    This Kin phone(y) is trailing the path for future releases of the Kin* product line. That Kinect thing (or whatever Kin* thing that comes before it) will be next to follow in Kin's footsteps.
    OS Reload
    • You know that when MS is so quiet that something is terribly wrong.

      If they had even sold a thousand, Balmer would be bragging.
      DonnieBoy
  • No, why would I?

    I'm not 13 anymore.
    The one and only, Cylon Centurion
    • You don't have to be young, just REALLY stoooopid.

      NT
      DonnieBoy
    • Well if anyone would know stupid, that would be DummieBoy

      er, DonnieBoy.

      they really don't come much more stupide then him! :)
      John Zern
      • Hey, I did NOT buy a Kin, or a Zune for that matter.

        NT.
        DonnieBoy
    • Zunes kick ass

      @NStalnecker

      I love my Zune!
      The one and only, Cylon Centurion
      • Zune kicks asss??? Is that why Zune does so well against iPod??

        NT
        DonnieBoy
      • Does it have to?

        @NStalnecker

        I didn't know it had to beat the iPod to be a winner.
        The one and only, Cylon Centurion
      • Are you sure you didn't mean ....

        ... "The Zune is the reason I get my ass kicked every day"??

        That sounds more believable.
        wackoae
      • I didn't know I got my ass kicked....?

        @NStalnecker

        In fact, I know a few others who have Zunes as well. What's your point?
        The one and only, Cylon Centurion
      • I'd take a dead Zune over an iAnything

        @NStalnecker
        iPod, iTouch, iPhone, iPad... a bricked Zune is superior to any of them!
        ericesque