Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Nextbit Robin: “cloud” Android-smartphone – BBC News

The site of the “people” have successfully funded Kickstarter investment “cloud” Android-smartphone from the company Robin Nextbit. During the day, since the start of the campaign on the implementation of the project has been transferred in excess of 620 thousand dollars at the original stated goal of $ 500 thousand. He was supported by more than a thousand people.

The idea of ​​a startup founded by immigrants from Google and HTC, is built around a continuous synchronization of Android-smartphone with the “cloud”. The device will automatically upload photos, videos, applications and other content to remote online storage to free up the local memory, and when necessary – download it back.

For example, if a user wants to record the video and place on a flash accumulator is almost over, Robin forward the photos and videos in original quality in the “cloud” and leave them on the device in the low-resolution thumbnails. The next time a user wants to access their content, Android-smartphone on demand automatically download it from the “cloud”. Similarly, on a remote server can store application data that is rarely used.

The device looks very stylish: its development participated Kroyl Scott, former head of design” iron “HTC, will shape models One M7 and M8. The gadget comes with 5.2-inch display with Full HD IPS-matrix, 808 Snapdragon processor, 3 GB RAM, 32 GB of internal (plus 100 GB secure “cloud”).

The cameras he has two: basic 13-megapixel with autofocus and flash and a two-tone 5-megapixel fronatalny “eye”. Robin is equipped with a fingerprint reader, NFC-chip modules Wi-Fi (a / b / g / n / ac), Bluetooth 4.0 LE and GPS, supports fast charging. Battery capacity – 2680 mAh. Dimensions: 149h72h7 millimeters. It will work on a heavily modified version of Android.

The first thousand people could pre-order the device at a reduced price – $ 299, now its price has risen to $ 349. As expected, the retail novelty will cost about $ 399. Robin Production is scheduled to begin in January 2016.

Source: Kickstarer


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