NEXTBIT ROBIN Posts on XDA

Official Nextbit Robin 7.1.1 Update is now Available

The Nextbit Robin is a great 2016 mid-range smartphone for Android enthusiasts. The phone launched with Android Marshmallow on board, but thanks to support from the company users have been able to treat themselves to some sweet Nougat-y flavor via custom ROMs. Eventually, the company released an official Android 7.0 Nougat update back in March, and today...

Paranoid Android returns with Android 7.1.2 Builds: Pie Controls, Color Engine, and More!

Paranoid Android's recently teased a return to form with a revamped Pie control and Android Nougat on board, and while a few users are skeptical of their return, the team is ready to unveil that what they've been working on in the shadows. The wait is finally over - Paranoid Android has returned with Android...

OmniROM Status Update – Moto G4/G4 Plus and Redmi Note 3 Added, Improved Camera for Xperia X/X Compact

It's been a while since we last talked about OmniROM. The Omni team has been very busy with a number of administrative tasks but found a brief moment to post an update on that they've been working on lately. Omni, just like most Android custom ROM teams, uses Gerrit as its code review portal. The team did...

Nextbit has Officially been Acquired by Razer

You may know of Razer as the company who sells high-end PCs and PC accessories, but they got into the Android business in 2015 and even relaunched the OUYA store as Cortex for the Razer Forge TV. They haven't been very active in the community since then, but it seems they aren't done with the...

Paranoid Android Announces Nextbit Robin Support, ROM Update And Nougat Plans

The folks over at Paranoid Android, the custom ROM that brought to us features like Per-App Layouts, Floating Windows and Pie Controls way back in the day, have still kept themselves busy all this time. Today, they bring us news that they have added another device to their supported device lineup, along with a ROM...

7 Days Later: Hands-On with the Nextbit Robin Update + Update on Development

Last month, we reviewed the Nextbit Robin, a beautifully designed smartphone that focuses on cloud storage as its forte. At the time, we noted that the device was suffering from below-average battery life as well as slow camera performance, but that overall the device was still a solid buy (in my opinion, a better buy than...

Nextbit Robin XDA Review: The Cloud Phone That’s Knockin’ On Heaven’s Door

Amidst the vast sea of high-end flagship smartphones, it's difficult to imagine how a newcomer could compete. That's why Nextbit opted to avoid the water and instead go by air with their cloud-based Robin, aimed at the upper mid-range market. Priced at $399, the Nextbit Robin competes with the likes of Google's Nexus 5X, the Motorola Moto X...

On Cloud Phones: A Nice Concept, but Rather Unnecessary Right Now

The cloud might be turning into an integral part of many users’ lives, but smartphones are not quite ready to fully rely on internet-dependent solutions for key storage and computing applications just yet. This initial statement sounds blunt, but at the moment, the applications for integrated cloud storage and computing solutions are very limited. While it is...

Nextbit Robin Cloud Phone at CES 2016 – XDA TV

You already seen TK get his hands on his very own Huawei Honor 5x and take a look at the IonVR Virtual Reality Headset paired with Intel RealSense Technology at this year’s CES 2016. However, TK was able to meet up with the people from the successful KickStarter cloud based phone project: Nextbit Robin. NextBit has...

Nextbit’s Robin Has New Release Date, February 16

Last year, Nextbit, a start-up from some industry veterans, introduced its soon-to-be-released phone - the Robin. The eye-catching Robin quickly nabbed almost 3 times the $500,000 Kickstarter pledge goal. For XDA readers, the device appears to tick a few boxes that are important to our community. While the specs are pretty standard fare (1080p, SD808, 3GB, 32GB...