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Sharp Kin Two review

4/10 AVG.
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4/10
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The Sharp Kin Two currently has an Informr score of 4 out of 10. This score is based on our evaluation of 3 sources including reviews from users and the web's most trusted critics.


Operating system
Custom
Processor
600 MHz
Screen Size
3.4"
Camera
8+ MP


What the Critics Are Saying...


Phone Scoop

There are omissions on the Kin Two I can excuse. No calendar, no instant messaging, no navigation; I can live without if the target audience really doesn't use these features, as Microsoft's extensive focus research has shown. But the lack of these features is hardly the biggest problem I have w...

- Philip Berne, Phone Scoop
MobileBurn

It serves as a solid messaging phone, but lacks chat applications.

- Todd Haselton, MobileBurn


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Screen Size
3.4"

The Sharp Kin Two's screen size is 3.4 inches with x pixels resolution.

Processor
600 MHz

There is a Tegra APX2600 600 MHz processor (CPU).

OS

The phone runs on proprietary operating system firmware.

Camera
8+ MP

You can take photos or capture video with the phone's onboard 8+ megapixel camera.

There's no secondary front camera.

Storage
8 GB

Internal memory is 8 GB. No external card slot is available for expansion.

Battery
1390mAh

The phone is powered by a Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion), 1390 mAh battery. Sharp's performance ratings are 13.5 days standby time, 480 minutes.

Kin Two Specs

Overview
Release date May 17, 2010
Regions available USA
Mobile / Cellular Data
Networks
CDMA:
850/1900 MHz
Data:
1xRTT, EV-DO Rev. A
SIM card size
No
Dual SIM No
Operating System No
Processor Tegra APX2600 600 MHz
Internal Storage 8 GB
RAM No
ROM No
GPS Type A-GPS
Hearing Aid Compatible Yes
TTY/TDD Yes
Noise Cancellation No
SAR Head: 1.29 W/kg
Body: 0.755 W/kg
Languages English
Manufacturer Warranty 1 Year
Accessories Included AC Charger, Manual, Standard Battery
Power & battery
Battery Type Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Capacity 1390 mAh
Removable Battery Yes
Wireless Charging No
Fast Charging No
Video Playback Time Unknown
Internet Use (Wi-Fi) Unknown
Internet Use (Celluar) Unknown
Talk Time Up to: 480 minutes
Standby Time Up to: 13.5 days
Physical Characteristics
Design type Slider
Colors Black
Dimensions [H x W x D] 10.8 x 6.4 x 1.9 cm (4.3 x 2.5 x 0.7 in)
Weight 133 grams
Water Resistant / Waterproof Unknown
Rugged design No
IP Rating No
Display / Screen
Type Color
Technology LCD (TFT)
Colors Unknown
Resolution x pixels
Pixel density Unknown
Size 3.4 inches
Secondary Display No
Sensors Motion / Accelerometer
Graphics Yes
Themes Yes
Backlit Illumination Yes
Zoom / Magnification Yes
Screen Orientation Lock No
Multi-Touch No
Fingerprint-Resistant Coating No
Additional Display Features -
Input / Navigation
Sleep / Wake Key No
Home Key No
Mute Key No
Input Type QWERTY, Touchscreen
Navigation Type D-pad, Touchscreen
Predictive Text Entry T9
Physical keyboard No
Voicemail Key Yes
Any Key Answer No
Voice Commands No
Keypad/Screen Lock No
External Volume Control Yes
External Media Playback Controls No
Fingerprint Sensor No
Call Management
Wi-Fi Calling No
Voice over LTE (VoLTE) No
Contact List Capacity Depends on system memory
Multiple Numbers Per Contact Unknown
Contact Groups No
Auto Answer Yes
Voice Activated Dialing No
Photo Caller ID Yes
Web / Email / Messaging
Web Browser Yes
Email Client Yes
Email Protocols POP3, IMAP, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange
Additional Email Features -
Messaging SMS, MMS
Push-to-talk (PTT) No
Connectivity
USB Yes
USB OTG Support No
Infrared No
Bluetooth 2.1
Bluetooth Profiles A2DP, AVRCP, HFP, HSP
Bluetooth Audio Codecs SBC
WiFi 802.11 b/g
WiFi Encryption -
Mobile Hotspot No
WiMAX No
Memory Expansion Slot No
Expansion Slot Info
PC Synchronization Yes
TV Out No
DLNA Support No
NFC No
Data Tethering Compatibility No
Java Applications Yes
Brew Applications No
ECML / Digital Wallet No
Camera
Main Camera
Aperture
Unknown
Resolution
8+ megapixels
Multi-camera
No
Zoom
Yes
Flash
Yes (LED)
Additional Rear Camera Info
Auto focus, Image stabilization
Video Recording Parameters
VGA (640 x 480 pixels)
Front Camera
Zoom
Unknown
Additional Front Camera Info
No
Video Recording Parameters
Audio / Video
Audio Playback Yes
Audio Formats MP3, AAC, WMA
Radio Yes (FM)
Video Playback Yes
Video Playback Formats No
Streaming Video Yes
External Speakers No
Headset Jack 3.5mm
Custom Ringtones No
Vibration Alert Yes
Downloadable Ringtones Yes
Ringer ID Yes
Haptic Feedback Vibration No
Speakerphone Yes
Apps
To-Do / Task List No
Calendar Yes
World Clock No
Alarm Yes
Stop Watch No
Timer No
Calculator Yes
Currency Converter No
Document Viewer Yes
Viewable document types DOC, PDF, PPT, RTF, TXT, XLS
Weather No
Stocks No
Maps No
NotePad Yes
Voice Memos / Recorder Yes
Games Downloadable
Apps Downloadable ()
Included Software / Apps -
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Additional comments Other Names (AKA): Microsoft KIN 2

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