Kickstarter’s success story Nextbit Robin has gotten an official launch date and price for the Indian market. The fully plastic device runs on a nearly untouched Android OS with the power key doubling up as a fingerprint scanner. The front-facing speakers of the Robin enjoy a boost with audio enhancements by Arkamys.
The USP of the device is undoubtedly the 100GB cloud storage. The phone backs up apps to the cloud when it’s connected to a Wi-Fi connection to reduce mobile data costs. The aggressive micromanagement of space on the smartphone ensures that unused data and apps are moved to the cloud to make way for their newer brethren. It’s important to note that user data is always stored on the Robin.
Pre-booking has begun for Robin, which will be available exclusively on Flipkart from 30 May at a price of Rs 19,999, .
Display: 5.2″ IPS LCD with Gorilla Glass 4 touchscreen, 1080p with 424ppi
CPU: 1.8 GHz 64-bit hexacore Qualcomm Snapdragon 808
Operating System: Android OS 6.0.1
GPU: Adreno 418
Memory: 3GB RAM
Storage: 32GB (with 100GB online storage)
Colour: Mint, Midnight
Camera: 13MP rear with dual flash and phase-detection autofocus (PDAF), and a 5MP front
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