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Robin. The smarter smartphone.

A project in San Francisco, CA by Nextbit

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Robin is the only cloud-first smartphone. It gets smarter every day and makes running out of space history.
Backers: 3611
Average Pledge Per Backer: $377

Funded: $1,362,343 of $500,000
Dates: Sep 1st -> Oct 1st (30 days)
Project By: Nextbit
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Latest News

This is the unreleased Nextbit Robin 2

January 8th - via:
The Nextbit Robin 2 is a phone that was never released, but at CES 2020, we had the chance to see a prototype and think about what could have been. (Read More)

7 weirdest Android smartphones that were crowdfunded

August 28th - via:
While the mobile industry is dominated by titans like Samsung and Apple, that hasn't stopped the little guys from trying their hands at making a phone. (Read More)

Razer Acquires Nexbit, Portends Smartphone Business Play

January 30th - via:
Razer announced that it has acquired Kickstarter-birthed smartphone manufacturer Nexbit, including its management and employees, in a bid to enter the smartphone market. (Read More)

Nextbit Robin going on sale for $299.99, matching its early bird Kickstarter price

May 5th - via:
This is a nice deal on the Robin. Not only are you paying the same price as early Kickstarter backers, but you (Read More)

Nextbit updates Robin phone with faster camera, releases customized headphones

April 27th - via:
A new software update speeds up the Robin's camera, and Nextbit is partnering with Aiaiai for a customized pair of modular headphones. (Read More)

Nextbit Robin "Electric Edition" Quick Look: Thoughts on Exclusive Design, Performance

April 6th - via:
The Nextbit Robin jumped out at me with a unique design, some known names in the industry, and a fantastically friendly warranty policy. (Read More)

The High Cost of Carrier Certification Is Killing Unique Smartphones

March 17th - via:
A version of the Nextbit Robin for Verizon and Sprint is no longer in development. (Read More)

This Kickstarter phone never runs out of space

February 18th - via:
The NextBit Robin makes clever use of cloud storage. (Read More)

Nextbit's cloud-savvy Robin phone is set to fly. Good luck catching one

February 11th - via:
The Kickstarter darling, which boasts a phone with massive cloud storage, will launch its online store next week with just 3,000 to 6,000 phones. (Read More)

Sorry, Sprint And Verizon Users: Nextbit Delays CDMA Robin Smartphone

January 23rd - via:
The Robin smartphone only supported AT&T and T-Mobile at first, but Nextbit later added Verizon and Sprint to the mix. (Read More)

Nextbit Robin will ship to first Kickstarter backers on February 16th

January 6th - via:
The first thousand Kickstarter backers of Nextbit's cloud-first Robin smartphone are set to receive their new devices on February 16th, the company's chief designer Scott Croyle revealed at CES today. (Read More)

Vote for a color! Create a ringtone!

September 28th - via:
Wow! You guys submitted over 350 entries for the community color contest. Peter and the team have been busy analyzing your entries and the reactions to them in the comments. They synthesized all the trends into these six choices. (Yes, we had said... (Read More)

Just one week left. Sprint-ing to the finish. Plus what's the box.

September 23rd - via:
Sprint users rejoice! There were far more Robin true believers using Sprint than we knew about. After last week’s announcement, so many people spoke up asking for Sprint support. We listened. As of today, what used to be the Verizon version will... (Read More)

Big News: Robin for Verizon and another color for Robin

September 17th - via:
Special flash sale for Verizon subscribers on FridayWe received tons of fan mail asking us to make a Verizon compatible version of Robin. We’ve been working our tails (get it? tails?) off to bring you a version of Robin that can properly support... (Read More)

Verizon-supported Nextbit Robin Available Tomorrow

September 17th - via:
A Verizon-supporting Nextbit Robin device will be on Kickstarter starting tomorrow. (Read More)

One Million! New stretch goals and cases.

September 15th - via:
OMG we hit a million dollars, friends! We hit our $1 million stretch goal so you know what that means: quick chargers with every Robin! A big thank you to all our amazing backers for believing in us and making this possible. We’re only halfway... (Read More)

Cloud-based smartphone hits $1M on Kickstarter -- double the original goal

September 15th - via:
With its new Robin phone, Nextbit promises to move little-used items from users' handsets to the cloud. (Read More)

6 Kickstarter crowdfunding campaigns you should back in September

September 14th - via:
THE NEXT BIG THING in tech isn't about waiting for what the big boys - Apple, Google, Microsoft et al - have in store. (Read More)

A party, a model and some exciting previews

September 11th - via:
Party pictures are live! We had a blast at Robin’s Kickstarter Launch Party last week. A big thank you to all of you who were able to attend in-person, or via Periscope live stream. It was fun to share Robin with our friends as well as total... (Read More)

More developments: Australia, Verizon and a peek at the camera app.

September 8th - via:
We’re almost there!$900,000! We’re on our way to hit the $1M stretch goal thanks to all of you amazing backers. Thanks again for your interest, participation and brilliant suggestions for stretch goals. We’re always listening. Now shipping to... (Read More)

NextBit Addresses Privacy Questions, Provides Additional 'Robin' Smartphone Specifications

September 4th - via:
Earlier this week we told you about an interesting new mid-range Android phone being Kickstarted, the Robin, and its maker, NextBit has answered some of our questions about it. (Read More)

Mobile Developer Nextbit Launches Kickstarter For New Smartphone "Robin"; Captures Over $800,000 in Three Days

September 4th - via:
Nextbit, a mobile developer that was created by former Google, Apple, Amazon, and HTC employees, has launched a crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter for its new Android smartphone, Robin. (Read More)

The smartphone with crazy cloud storage just hit its Kickstarter goal

September 2nd - via:
Nextbit sounded a call to see who would be interested in its cloud-based smartphone, and the people have responded. The startup, run by former executives from Google and HTC, hit its Kickstarter goal of selling $500,000 worth of products in a single day. The company said that it would provide free quick chargers with every phone if it hits $1 million. (Read More)

Holy moley we did it (Time for our first stretch goal) !!

September 1st - via:
Can you believe we did it?We were nervous setting such a big goal, but you all helped us meet it in less than a day… in less than half a day! We weren’t expecting this kind of response. Really, we weren’t. Your overwhelming support shows... (Read More)

Nextbit phone officially launches on Kickstarter

September 1st - via:
Nextbit's new phone and platform, called Robin, proposes to back everything up to the cloud. (Read More)

Nextbit’s Robin Is An Android Smartphone That Taps The Cloud For Bonus Smarts

September 1st - via:
A little over a year ago, we broke the news that Nextbit, a company founded by early Android veterans, had raised $18 million dollars for… something. Something secret. (Read More)

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