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Nextbit Robin With 3Gb Ram & 32Gb storage REVIEW ,FIRST IMPRESSIONS


US-based Nextbit has finally introduced its cloud-smartphone Robin in India. Priced at Rs 19,999, the phone has been designed by Scott Croyle, who was SVP of design and user experience at HTC. The interesting bit about the Robin smartphone is that it looks quite different from other phones available out there and has a working model that makes it stand out.

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Key Features of Nextbit Robin

  • 5.2 inch FHD 1080P Display
  • 1920 x 1080 Resolution with Corning Gorilla Glass 4
  • 3 GB RAM, 32 GB ROM with 100 GB Cloud Storage
  • 13 MP Primary, 5 MP Secondary Camera
  • 1.8 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 MSM8992 Hexa Core Processor
  • 2680 mAh Li-Ion Battery
  • Android v6 (Marshmallow) OS
  • Fingerprint ID Sensor and Dual Speakers
Design



Nextbit Robin is an impressive smartphone when comes to design. The handset comes in Mint and Midnight colour options. The handset has nice plastic exteriors and feels really great to hold. It also has a soft texture mesh all around, which further enhances the grip. The smartphone sports dual-front facing speakers with audio enhancements by Arkamys. The rear panel of the device consists of a 13MP camera with LED flash. The audio jack is placed on the top and the USB Type C charger is located at the bottom. All-in-all we are impressed with the design of the handset.

Cloud Storage


Nextbit wants its users to never worry about running out of storage or have the hassle of taking backups every month. So they have designed an intelligent user interface on the phone that backs up media files and also the apps that are not frequently used by the user.

This means that apart from the 32 GB storage onbaord, the company has further integrated 100 GB of free cloud storage into Android OS.

The algorithm decodes your usage pattern and back up apps and photos on the pre-sets that you select.

Display


Nextbit Robin has a 5.2-inch HD display (1080x1920) pixel resolution. The display is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 4. The pixel density is very good and it is capable of delivering crisp images and text. Moreover, it offers pretty good visibility under the sun and the screen response is also very nice.

Performance


The Robin comes with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 processor and 3 GB of RAM, so you can run multiple applications, such as FB, WhatsApp and a game like Mortal Kombat X, without experiencing lag.

The Android Marshmallow running Robin doesn't include stock Androi, but the experience that it offers is close to native Android.

The phone can easily handle multitasking and doesn't show an lags even while playing heavy games.some heating issues with the phone during extended usage.

The front facing speakers on the Robin are loud enough.

Camera

13 megapixel primary camera and the 5 megapixel selfie camera might sound decent enough, but the results are not that great.The front camera geenrates decent results.

Battery

Robin comes with a 2680 mAh battery that supports quick charging with USB type-C. The battery lasts easily for a day.

CONCLUDING UP

Pros
- Design
- Dual speakers
- 100 GB Cloud Storage

Cons
- Camera Performance
- Fingerprint Sensor