SFO based Nextbit today launched the cloud-first smartphone in India called as the Nextbit Robin. Founded by the former Google employees Tom Moss, CEO and Mike Chan, CTO in 2013 as a software company also got into hardware in 2014 after they hired former HTC design chief, Scott Croyle as the VP of design and product.
Known for their app called as Baton which is now limited to Cyanogen OS for real-time syncing and sharing. The app is used for app data backup and restore. Nextbit launched their first smartphone in United States and have brought it to India today. Getting their software product tech on to a hardware, Nextbit launched Robin with its superpowers to eradicate the storage problems. Robin backs up apps and photos intelligently when the device is plugged in and is on WiFi. It also make sure that the irrelevant stuff is archived and backed up on cloud storage and easily restored when we need them.
Nextbit Robin Specifications
- 5.2-inch IPS full HD display with Corning Gorilla Glass 4 protection
- Hexa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 processor with Adreno 418 GPU
- 3GB RAM, 32GB storage/100GB online
- Android 6.0 Marshmallow
- 13MP rear camera with PDAF, dual-tone flash
- 5MP front facing camera
- Fingerprint sensor
- 4G LTE, WiFi 802.11a/b/n/ac, Bluetooth 4.0 LE, NFC, USB Type-C Port
- 2,680 mAh battery with Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0
The smartphone follows a different perspective of Android operating system which we can call innovation. Selling for $400 in the States, Nextbit would sell Robin in India for ₹19,999 exclusively from Flipkart.com starting from May 30th. We believe the Nextbit came up with an excellent pricing which is in-fact less than what it is offered in the US. Let’s see how well it is adopted by the Indian audience.