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First Nextbit Robin backers will get their smartphone next month

The intriguing, cloud-focused Nextbit Robin smartphone will begin shipping to its first 1,000 Kickstarter backers on February 16.

The device, which has been a big hit at CES 2016, offers users 100GB of cloud storage in order to store their apps music and photos.

The shippings will begin with the GSM models, with a CDMA model arriving later in 2016.

See also: Nextbit Robin hands-on

Robin’s unique selling point is the way it shifts apps from the 32GB of internal storage to the cloud, allowing users to redownload them and continue their progress at any time.

An angular handset, it boasts an attractive plastic construction with a matte finish offers the Snapdragon 808 processor and 3GB of RAM.

There’s a 5.2-inch 1080p LCD display with a fingerprint sensor inside a mounted home button.

Next is also equipping the Robin with a 13-megapixel camera and a dual-tone LED flash. The selfie-cam is a now-standard 5-megapixel. The 2,680mAh battery can be recharged with the USB-C port.

It also ships with the Android 6.0 Marshmallow operating system, with minimal changes to the core Android experience.

If you’re eyeing up the Nextbit Robin, be sure to read our hands-on review from CES 2016.

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