Nextbit Robin

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Key Specs
  • Display 5.20-inch (1080x1920)
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 808
  • Front Camera 5MP
  • Rear Camera 13MP
  • RAM 3GB
  • Storage 32GB
  • Battery Capacity 2680mAh
  • OS Android 6.0.1
  • Market StatusReleased
  • Release DateAugust 2015

Nextbit Robin Review

By Roydon Cerejo (May 24, 2016)
Roydon Cerejo
  • Design
  • Display
  • Software
  • Performance
  • Battery Life
  • Camera
  • Value for Money
  • Good
  • Beautiful design
  • Fast charging
  • Unique cloud storage integration
  • Stereo speakers
  • Unlocked bootloader
  • Bad
  • No USB OTG; FM Radio
  • Granular controls needed for cloud syncing
  • Average battery life
  • Camera struggles with macros

Nextbit Robin Summary

The Nextbit Robin is the first Android cloud-based smartphone that uses the cloud to manage your apps and data. The custom syncing mechanism works by moving unused app data and photos that you've clicked to the cloud automatically, depending on the amount of local storage available. Other than this unique feature, it also boasts of an eye-catching design and stereo speakers in the front for a better multimedia experience. Under the hood, we have a Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 SoC, 3GB of RAM and 32GB of storage. The phone also runs on a custom version of Android Marshmallow and allows you to 'pin' apps to prevent them from backing up to the cloud. The camera on the other hand is a bit average as it struggles with macro shots and battery life could have been better too. It's certainly a unique phone with an aggressive price but you need to ask yourself, is the cloud is the best choice right now as a substitute for local storage when microSD cards are still very much relevant?

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Nextbit Robin Full Specifications

General
Brand Nextbit
Model Robin
Release date August 2015
Form factor Touchscreen
Dimensions (mm) 149.00 x 72.00 x 7.00
Battery capacity (mAh) 2680
Removable battery No
Colours Mint, Midnight
SAR value 0.58
Display
Screen size (inches) 5.20
Touchscreen Yes
Resolution 1080x1920 pixels
Hardware
Processor 2GHz hexa-core
Processor make Qualcomm Snapdragon 808
RAM 3GB
Internal storage 32GB
Expandable storage No
Camera
Rear camera 13-megapixel
Rear flash Dual LED
Front camera 5-megapixel
Software
Operating system Android 6.0.1
Skin Nextbit OS
Connectivity
Wi-Fi Yes
Wi-Fi standards supported 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
GPS Yes
Bluetooth Yes, v 4.00
NFC Yes
Infrared No
USB OTG No
Headphones 3.5mm
FM No
Number of SIMs 1
Wi-Fi Direct No
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL) No
SIM Type Regular
GSM/CDMA GSM
3G Yes
4G/ LTE Yes
Supports 4G in India (Band 40) Yes
Sensors
Compass/ Magnetometer Yes
Proximity sensor Yes
Accelerometer Yes
Ambient light sensor Yes
Gyroscope Yes
Barometer No
Temperature sensor No
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Nextbit Robin User Review and Ratings

3.8 529 ratings &
529 reviews
  • 5 ★
    252
  • 4 ★
    113
  • 3 ★
    48
  • 2 ★
    25
  • 1 ★
    91
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  • Next Best Android Phone!
    Demeyo D. Koso (May 25, 2016) on Gadgets 360
    Nice features, the only android phone that comes with an unlocked bootloader, good specs. Love the overall design of the phone. I just wonder why the performance rating is just 7?
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  • Awesome Fency Look with HighTech Configuration
    Sujon Roy (Aug 10, 2016) on Gadgets 360 Recommends
    Nextbit Robin just a awesome and unique piece of Handset.
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  • Battery capacity is very low
    Paloju Ram (Aug 29, 2016) on Gadgets 360
    Device looks good and features also good. But to enjoy this feature we need battery life. in this price segment, the battery capacity is more compare to other mobiles.
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  • Great Android phone
    Paul Jahnke (Oct 12, 2017) on Gadgets 360 Recommends
    Have used 4 different manufacturer phones over several years. None of them have the feel or quality of function that this phone has.
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  • Nexbit Robin
    Jake Chazan (Dec 28, 2016) on Gadgets 360 Recommends
    This review and the low rating are nonsense. I am not sure what the expectations are when these phones are reviewed. I have been using it for a couple of weeks and fined the performance more than satisfactory. For some reason, smartphones need to be capable of operating the space shuttle in order to get an excellent review. I wish these writers would get real and provide useful information and feedback rather than the usual blah, blah, blah.
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  • Great design, weak body
    Jason Lingard (Dec 7, 2017) on Gadgets 360
    I love the design, how it feels and functions. However I was disappointed that under stress it bent and the casing broke slightly after only a few weeks. Body is just too weak
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  • ...........
    Rachit (Nov 7, 2018) on Amazon
    It's a good phone square shape good design nd price is good nd work is so fast any any other android phones
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  • Hi sir I have nextbit robin mobile few days back ...
    vikas singh (Dec 4, 2017) on Amazon
    Hi sir I have nextbit robin mobile few days back my mobile power button is not working even fingerprint scanner also,can you tell me where will get the parts.
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  • Highly recommended
    Kartikay Jaiswal on Flipkart
    The Product Is Very Good
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  • Worth every penny
    Flipkart Customer on Flipkart
    Excellent phone with excellent delivery service from flipkart. Got it under one of order from Guwahati.. hope it continues.. cheers.
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