Online lifestyle brand Razor has now officially announced the acquisition of Nextbit, the company which made world’s first cloud focused smartphone. The first smartphone from Nextbit was called the Nextbit Robin.
Razor has acquired Nextbit Systems Inc. but Nextbit will work as a standalone unit. The company will not merge it with Razor brand. Nextbit will stop the further sales of Nextbit Robin and any accessories on it’s official online channel. The sales will be stopped but software support will be available till February 2018 as promised.
Razor co-founder and CEO Min Long said, ” Nextbit is one of the most exciting companies in the mobile space. Razer has a track record of disrupting industries where our technology and ability to design and innovate have allowed us to dominate categories with longstanding incumbents, such as the peripherals and laptop categories. With the talent that Nextbit brings to Razer, we look forward to unleashing more disruption and growing our business in new areas.“