Nextbit Robin Pre-orders sold out before Day 1 of Flipkart sale
New Delhi, 2nd June, 2016: Nextbit Robin smartphone, which was launched recently, received an overwhelming response exhausting Robin’s preorder stock ahead of its sale on 30th May 2016.
Nextbit Robin, which was unveiled in India on May 25th, 2016 for Rs. 19,999, was expected to go on general sale on 30th May 2016. The smartphone received an extremely enthusiastic response from fans during the pre-order time resulting in Flipkart running out of stock even before the general sale began. The phone will be back on sale at Flipkart within a week.
Nextbit Robin sports 5.2-inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 1080 pixels by 1920 pixels. The smartphone is powered by 2GHz hexa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 processor and it comes with 3GB of RAM. The phone is bundled with 32GB of internal storage and 100GB of cloud storage, dual front speakers, fingerprint sensor, USB-C and NFC.
Nextbit Robin is equipped with a 13-megapixel primary camera on the rear and 5-megapixel front shooter and it runs Android Marshmallow version 6.0.1. Sporting a bold and fresh design, attractive color options, and Smart Storage feature that addresses storage limitations that many users have faced, Robin stands out from other phones in the market in this segment.
Nextbit created the cloud-first, design-forward smartphone for users who look for something different. Founded in 2013 by early Android veterans Tom Moss and Mike Chan, the company is based in San Francisco. Aiming to come up with a high-end, innovative product that would surmount common smartphone shortcomings, Moss and Chan brought on board ex-HTC design lead Scott Croyle, best known for designing the iconic HTC One M7 and M8. Croyle was hired in 2014 and serves as Chief Design and Product Officer.
Under Croyle, the Nextbit team developed an elegant, cloud-first Android smartphone that extends the storage capabilities of the phone beyond what the normal specifications of current smartphones. Nexbit has attracted investors such as Google Ventures and Accel Partners.