Oooh, Nextbit, you're so sneaky, but we see that red version of the Robin phone on the desk as part of the company's Facebook Live video meant to introduce a different product entirely (I'll get to that in a minute.)
We caught our first glimpse of the red Robin about 2 minutes into the webcast, and while Nextbit isn't saying anything official about the vibrant new color, the company is painting a pretty clear picture about its intentions, both with this video sneak peek and with a tweet that actually involves paint.
Specifically, the photo (above) shows a blob of red paint falling out on a black Robin, accompanied by a paintbrush draped over a corner that's also coated in thick, red pigment. What a tease. (The company remains tight-lipped on this.)
The real purpose of the video is actually important to Robin owners and interested buyers. The company previewed a website that lets you view and share photos that were taken on the Robin phone. Storing photos and apps in the cloud is one of Robin's signature features; this addition gives users access to some of that media that they didn't have before. Read CNET's initial Nextbit Robin review here.