Nextbit has been making amazing cloud-based software for years, but they just recently introduced their first smartphone. We weren’t sure if the Next Bit Robin would be a hit or miss, but now it turns out their Kickstarter campaign is doing amazingly. Nextbit just doubled their goal, breaking past $1 million in funding in only half a month.
We suppose Nextbit was right when they told us the phone will “easily stand out”. It is very well-designed and unique, as well as being priced pretty affordably. At only $350-$400 for Kickstarter backers, this handset will definitely not disappoint.
The Nextbit Robin comes with a Snapdragon 808 processor, 3 GB of RAM, 32 GB of internal storage, 100 GB of cloud storage, a 5.2-inch 1080p display, a 13 MP rear camera, a 5 MP front shooter, dual front-facing speakers and a 2680 mAh battery. While it may not have the latest and greatest components, these specs are enough to keep your phone snappy.
Considering these specs, the phone’s “cloud-first” nature and the unique design language, it’s no surprise to see the device really did stand out among its competitors. And reaching a million in funding is not the only significant milestone the company reached. These guys achieved their funding goal in less than half a day!
Of course, there are the stretch goals. All backers will now get a quick charger, thanks to that $1 million the company just surpassed. In addition, customers will get a Nextbit Robin T-shirt if the campaign reaches $1.25 million. Reaching $1.5 million will grant everyone 129 GB of cloud storage, as opposed to 100.
Have you signed up to get your own Nextbit Robin yet? Those who aren’t sure can check out our quick look post on it. After that, simply head over to the official Kickstarter campaign to learn all the details.