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‘Robin’ the cloud first Android Smartphone which has been making news in the recent past, developed by Nextbit a San Francisco-based company is all set to be introduced in the India market in May. The smartphone is being sold at a price of $400 in US and is expected to launch in the same price range in India which comes to around INR 30, 000.

The CEO Tom Moss and CTO Mike Chan, who are ex-Google employees believe that the smartphones should be much simpler, leaner and smarter utilizing the potential of cloud, which is the ideology that reflects in their first edition ‘Robin’. The device promises high-end performance without compromising the features. Following are some of the major features of the ‘Robin’ package.


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Robin ends the hassle of limited storage with an integrated cloud-based solution. Additionally, users get all the latest security and safety features including a fingerprint sensor.

  • 5.2-inch full-HD (1080×1920 pixels) display
  • Bold plastic body
  • Powered by Qualcomm’s hexacore Snapdragon 808 processor
  • 3GB of RAM and 32 GB of onboard storage and 100 GB cloud storage space
  • 2680mAh battery
  • 13-megapixel rear camera and a 5-megapixel front-facing camera
  • fingerprint sensor

In the scenario where a bunch newbies are entering the Indian smartphone market offering different USPs, it is going to be interesting to see where exactly this device is going to stand. Feel free to express your comments in the section below.