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3 ways your Nextbit Robin is about to get betterNextbit rolls out a software update that improves its Robin phone in three big ways.
[MUSIC] Next bit, scrappy phone company that launched kick starter with it's cloud based Robin smartphone announced that it's markee handset is getting a notable software update. The five point two inch device will now run Google Android six point O point one marshmallow. This version includes new emojis, security updates and you can open the camera by double-tapping the power key. One of the drawbacks of the Robin when it first came out, was its slow shutter speed. But with this update, you'll be able to capture photos much faster. You also won't have to slide up for the phones control keys anymore since they're now displayed on the bottom. In addition, Nexus tweaked the audio speakers so music is louder and clearer. It also partnered with the Danish headphone maker Aiaiai to bring it's own configuration of the company's TMA-2 modular headphones. According to Next Bit, it's version of the TMA-2 is optimized for the handset specifically, and as you can see with the Distinct blue cord. It was made just for the Robin. Robin users can manually check out Nextbit's site to get the new software tweaks, or wait until you're prompted for an over the air update. You can also visit the site to purchase the headphones, which cost $225. As for the device itself, it features a 13 megapixel camera, 100 gigs of online cloud storage. And it costs $400 unlocked.