Today’s Deal – Nextbit Robin in Mint Down to $149

Over at Amazon you can still pick up the Nextbit Robin for $149.   I reviewed the Robin a few months ago and at the time I said it was a pretty good deal at $299.  At $149, it is one of the best deals on a phone with these specs out there right now.  Over the holidays the phone was $169 on Amazon so this price drop makes it the lowest price the phone has ever been available.

For those that don’t recall, the Nextbit Robin has some great features and offers a unique device-meets-cloud storage solution.  It has 32GB of onboard storage merged with 100 GB online storage, so you always have the space you need. Robin seamlessly backs up your apps and photos, intelligently archives the stuff you’re not using, and easily restores items when you need them.  The idea is that you never run out of space.  Those less used apps are backed up into the cloud but then are instantly available when you want them.  You’ll know an app has been backed up into the cloud as it will be grey on your Robin.  You can read my review of the Robin to see all my thoughts on this great little phone.  I also think it is perhaps one of the most underrated phones of 2016.

Even better news, Nextbit is already beta testing their Android Nougat release for the Robin.  I’m testing that build right now on my Robin and while I can’t share any details, I can say that you are going to be most pleased with this release when it is made available, likely in the next few weeks.

As for other key specs, the Robin has a 5.2″ IPS LCD display protected by Gorilla Glass 4 and renders full 1080p HD.  It has a 13MP rear camera with phase detection autofocus, a 5MP front facing camera, dual front facing speakers with dual amplifiers for

The Nextbit Robin

The Nextbit Robin

some outstanding audio quality for a phone.  The phone only works on GSM so if you are a Sprint, U.S. Cellular or Verizon customer, sorry, it won’t work for you.  The bands supported include:

  • HSPA (3G) 850/900/1700/1800/1900/2100 
  • LTE bands 1/2/3/4/5/7/8/12/17/20/28
  • GSM 850/900/1800/1900

At this price, the Robin is a awfully hard deal to beat.

I have a Robin and it is a solid phone that I have no problem recommending.  If you want to read my thoughts, you can find my review of it here.

Nextbit Robin – $149 (Mint Color)

One Reply to “Today’s Deal – Nextbit Robin in Mint Down to $149”

  1. It’s only been a week, but so far I LOVE this phone. Best ever that I have had. Blows anything else I’ve experienced out of the water, which includes any version of an iPhone, Samsung, LG, etc. My second choice would always be Samsung, but I can’t say enough about how much I love this phone. I’ve completely replaced my Nexus 5X running on Project Fi with it. No issues so far, works great. Slightly concerned about internationally since I travel a lot, but will find out next month.

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