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Video: Microsoft shows off two “Social” phone

At a press event in San Francisco, Microsoft’s Robbie Bach and Derek Snyder unveil the Kin mobile phones(Kin 1 & Kin 2).

Based on the new Windows Phone 7 operating system, the new phones will have extensive social networking built in and will also be able to access the Zune music service.

The KIN 1 (formerly known as “Turtle”) offers a portrait slide-out keyboard and a 5-megapixel camera. The KIN 2 (previously known as “Pure”) offers a landscape slide-out keyboard and an 8-megapixel camera.

Video after the jump.

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