In this video, Fool.com analyst Eric Bleeker talks about Microsoft's newest release, the Kin phone, which targets teens with an app-less interface, but social networking connections galore. Launch partner Verizon
Eric Bleeker says the more anticipated Microsoft product is its Windows Phone 7 -- a mobile operating system that early previews suggest is better built to compete with Android and Apple -- due out later this year. But can Microsoft build a healthy, vibrant community around this new platform at this point in the smartphone game, or is it too late?
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