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The Superbook is a shell that turns your Android smartphone into a complete laptop. Get the freedom of using just one computer.
Superbook is the Universal Laptop Dock that transforms your Android smartphone into a laptop.  Get the LIMITED PREORDER PRICE while it lasts! Don't miss out - www.sentio.com
Superbook is the Universal Laptop Dock that transforms your Android smartphone into a laptop.  Get the LIMITED PREORDER PRICE while it lasts! Don't miss out - www.sentio.com
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The Superbook: Turn your smartphone into a laptop for $99

$2,952,508

16,732

Our campaign is over! It’s been an incredible 30 days. Our team is excited and hard at work to bring you the Superbook.

To join our mailing list and stay updated on Superbook and Andromium news, visit www.getsuperbook.com.

Press inquiry? Please contact hello@andromiumos.com.

Follow us on Twitter @getsuperbook and on Facebook

We’re also hiring! Check out our open positions.

UPDATE 8/19: 2.5M! Backlit Keys and We're Hiring!

Stretch goals activated:

Note: if you want Backlit Keys and have already pledged for the 1080p upgrade, you only need to add another $25 on top of your existing pledge.
 

 

We're ALSO providing charger plugs for our international backers as well. See our update for more details.
 
Finally, did you know that the Superbook can also work with Windows tablets, laptops, PC sticks and Macs? Check it out!

 

Your smartphone is an incredibly powerful computer.

You already do a lot on your smartphone: it's convenient, portable, and holds all of your apps, files, and contacts.

In fact, you could accomplish a lot more with it, but are often held back by its small screen size and limited mobile interface. 

That's why we created the Superbook - to remove those restrictions and give you the freedom of using just one computer.

What is the Superbook?

At its core, the Superbook is a smart laptop shell that provides a large screen, keyboard and multi-touch trackpad, 8+ hours of battery, and phone charging capabilities. 

When plugged into your Android smartphone, it launches our app to deliver the full laptop experience.

Think of it as the ultimate accessory for your smartphone.

Just plug and play
Just plug and play

 

Press or media inquiry? Contact us at hello@andromiumos.com

 

Whether you're a creative, a student, a road warrior, a frequent flyer, or all of the above, the Superbook gives you the freedom to do more with the one computer that has everything—take off without your laptop, land anywhere and get to work without ever needing to sync your files or applications again. 

 

With the Superbook, you can do everything you can do on a laptop—and more. With desktop-class browsing, access to office applications, games, and even programming, the opportunities are limitless.

Here's a small sample of the things you can do on the Superbook:

Browse the internet and answer emails

Edit documents and create presentations

The complete Office suite is compatible with Andromium. Create and edit documents, presentations, spreadsheets, and more—right from your Superbook.

Play video games

Are you all work and no play? We can fix that! The Superbook is compatible with thousands of Android games, downloadable directly from the Google Play store.

Write code

Whether you're a beginner learning to code, or a seasoned developer trying to build software on-the-go, the Superbook is the perfect tool to help you program away. Any IDE built for Android can be accessed by your Superbook.

 

You upgrade your smartphone every 1-2 years, but how often do you upgrade your laptop or tablet? 

Say no more to the hassle of maintaining outdated devices and the costs associated with unnecessary upgrades. With the Superbook, whenever you get a new Android phone, it's just like getting a new laptop every time—with updated processing power! 

All features and capabilities of your new Android phone will be still be compatible with your Superbook.

Compatibility: The Superbook is compatible with all modern Android devices, including Samsung Galaxy / Note, LG, Nexus, HTC, Sony Xperia, Blu, Huawei, and many other smartphones. As long as your phone supports USB-OTG (which it most likely does), the Superbook will work for you.

11.6" HD Display - Great for productivity

8+ Hours of Battery - Charges your phone simultaneously

Multi-Touch Trackpad & Keyboard - With Android Navigation Keys

Access all the files and applications on your smartphone

Stay connected via your phone's data, Wifi, and Bluetooth

 

Superbook Basic ($99 Tier, $85 Early Bird)

Be one of the first to get our Superbook in gold. Comes with one connector cord—and, of course, our undying love.

Simple and gold
Simple and gold

The Superbook Special ($159 Tier, $145 Early Bird)

An exclusive offer for Kickstarter backers, the Superbook Special comes with your choice of the Superbook in Blue or Gold, the connector cord, our full accessories bundle, and we'll even throw in a gorgeous universal side mount - perfect for mounting your smartphone to your Superbook. 

In addition, you'll be added our Beta Access Club, a community of Andromium users that get exclusive access to new and experimental features for our Andromium app.

The Superbook Special bundle
The Superbook Special bundle

 

Blue and Beautiful
Blue and Beautiful

 

The Universal Side Mount
The Universal Side Mount

Other rewards include:

  • THANK YOU ($5 Tier) - Your name will forever be in the Andromium app source code
  • THE BETA ACCESS CLUB ($25 Tier) - Join a community of Andromium users that get exclusive access to new and experimental features in Andromium.
  • THE COMMUTER SPECIAL ($299 Tier) - Want one at work and one at home so you never have to carry around a laptop again? Get 2x THE SUPERBOOK SPECIAL for less.
  • THE FAMILY SPECIAL ($599 Tier) - Want one at work and one at home so you never have to carry around a laptop again? Get 4x THE SUPERBOOK SPECIAL for less.
  • THE DISTRIBUTOR SPECIAL ($9,900 Tier) - In response to multiple requests, we're adding in the option for distributors in various regions to test out interest in the Superbook with a small batch of 100x SUPERBOOK BASIC.

 

The Stretch Goals

  • 150K: Major International Language Keyboard Decals FREE 
  • 300K: Extra USB Port - Full Size Type A FREE 
  • 500K: Bigger Battery - 8hr+ to 10hr+ FREE 
  • 1M: 1080p Option ($30 added cost upgrade) 
  • 1.5M: Customized Superbook Sleeves w/ Pockets for Smartphone FREE 
  • 2M: Solid Color Skin for the Superbook FREE
  • 2.5M: Backlit Keys + 1080p option ($55 added cost upgrade)
 

The #Freedom2learn Campaign

One of our core beliefs as a team and company is that every individual should have fair access to powerful—and affordable—technology that enables them to learn and connect with the world.

That’s why we’re excited to announce that Andromium is partnering with the Nelson Mandela Long Walk To Freedom Education Project in their #Freedom2learn campaign. 

Together, our vision is to promote access to education and learning in under-resourced communities in Africa.

How it works

Freedom Mobile phones and accompanying Superbooks will be distributed to communities where libraries have been established. The phones will be loaded with educational applications and tools, and the Superbooks will help enable the users to take their ability to learn and be productive to a whole new level. 

Backers have the option to donate a Superbook directly to the campaign—Andromium will provide additional accessories, support, and cover all shipping costs to the campaign.  

How to contribute   

If you would like to make a contribution, there are two ways you can help out:  

  • #FREEDOM2LEARN SUPERBOOK ($99)
    If you don’t own an Android phone, but still want to support our cause, this is the perfect option for you—your contribution will go towards funding a Superbook for a community in need.
  • #FREEDOM2LEARN BUY ONE DONATE ONE ($198)
    This tier is a win all around—with this package, you will receive your own Superbook, and you’ll also donate a Superbook to a community in need.

Bulk donations - If you would like to organize a larger bulk donation, please contact us at hello@andromiumos.com.

Help us achieve our goal of donating 1,000 Superbooks - together, we can work towards building a more equitable future. 

Hi, we're Andromium! 

Back in December 2014, we launched the Andromium Dock. Beloved by many, the dock was our first attempt at turning your smartphone into a laptop. However, the Andromium dock had two major limitations: 

1. It only worked with a handful of smartphones - Our major display technology at the time was MHL, which was only supported by a few phones. 

2. The dock required you to bring your own peripherals - You had to hook up your own monitor, keyboard, and mouse, making it a mess of cords. It was also very difficult to be mobile.

Real talk: yup, we missed our funding goal. But what we gained in the process was an amazing community of loyal and involved users—people like you—who have given us amazing feedback, made their own videos (and videos and videos). 

You've helped guide us in the right direction, and in response to overwhelming feedback, we created the Superbook. We wouldn't be here today without you.

We've come a long way

How it works

So how exactly does the Superbook run? With your smartphone's processing power and our Android app!

All it takes is these two steps:

1. Download the Andromium app from the Google Play store

2. Plug in your smartphone into theSuperbook

That's all it takes. Check out the video below!

 

Specs and Features

Detailed Specs

  • 11.6" LCD display at 768p (1080p upgrade available!)
  • 7.6" x 11.3" x 0.7" (19.3 cm x 28.7 cm x 1.8cm)
  • 2.0lb / 0.9kg
  • Supports Type-C and Micro-B smartphones 
  • 8+ hour battery life 
  • Simultaneously charges smartphone 
  • QWERTY keyboard (Android OS layout) 
  • Android-specific navigation keys (Home, Back, Menu, Recent) 
  • Multi-touch trackpad 
  • Port 1: Custom Charging Port w/ Standard US Charger (Micro-B) 
  • Port 2: Connecting Port (Type-C)
  • Port 3: Extra Port (Full Size A)

Smartphone Minimum Requirements

  • Android 5.0+
  • Dual Core Processor and above 
  • 1.5GB RAM or higher 
  • Type-C or Micro-B phone port 
  • 25mb of free storage (100mb+ recommended)

But wait, there's more!

The Superbook also works with Windows tablets, laptops, and PC sticks along with Macs to provide an instant dual screen laptop. Check it out!

 

Mac Madness
Mac Madness

 

PC Stick FTW!
PC Stick FTW!

 

 

 

Timeline

A quick word on shipping

We want people all over the world to enjoy the Superbook, and we've done our best to pre-negotiate shipping rates to each major country. Due to the variability of prices, it's difficult to be exactly sure what the end rate will be. 

However, we've gotten individual shipping quotes by country, which will be reflected in your backing total. 

Questions? Comments? Feedback of any kind? 

Send us a message at hello@andromiumos.com!

In partnership with

 

 

 

Risks and challenges

Hardware inherently has a number of both internal and external risks. We've drastically reduced our production and fulfillment risks by partnering with Dragon Innovation to manage our costs, manufacturer oversight, and production process. We wanted to have an established partner, who has brought to market incredible products such as Pebble, MakerBot, and LIFX.

We've already had our product reviewed, with projected timeline for production and delivery by a few of our manufacturing partners. We've lined up shipping, 3PL, and repair partners. However, there are always risks that are out of our control, including:

- Certification delays: Various parts of our product must be tested and approved by various independent agencies.

- Unforeseen production delays: We've seen and heard horror stories about production delays when manufacturing abroad. We're partnering with experienced manufacturing experts, including Dragon Innovation. We expect this to be a low risk as well.

We are confident in our ability to deliver this product on time, which great quality. We will keep all of our backers updated along the way, and we available for your questions at: hello@andromiumos.com

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    THANK YOU

    Thank you so much for helping us the Superbook a reality! Your name will live on in the Andromium source code forever.

    And, as a neat bonus, you'll receive love and adulation in the form of regular updates on our development, milestones and more.

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    THE BETA ACCESS CLUB

    Love the Andromium app, but have your own hardware configuration? The Beta Access Club is a community of Andromium users that get the new unreleased version of Andromium, along with exclusive access to new and experimental features. You'll also receive regular updates from us and invitations to company events.

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    EARLY BIRD - SUPERBOOK BASIC

    The Superbook (Gold) with 1 custom USB-OTG cord, 1 Charging Adapter and our undying love

    AND as an early bird, you get it shipped first.

    Includes:
    • The Superbook (Gold)
    • Custom USB-OTG Cord
    • Charging Adapter
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    SUPERBOOK BASIC

    The Superbook (Gold) with 1 custom USB-OTG cord, 1 Charging Adapter and our undying love

    Includes:
    • The Superbook (Gold)
    • Custom USB-OTG Cord
    • Charging Adapter
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    #FREEDOM2LEARN SUPERBOOK

    As part of our partnership with the Nelson Mandela Long Walk To Freedom Education Project, donate to a community in need of education tools. You donate the Superbook, we'll donate shipping and support.

    Includes:
    • The Superbook (Gold)
    • Custom USB-OTG Cord
    • Charging Adapter
    • Our Undying Love ❤️
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    EARLY BIRD - THE SUPERBOOK SPECIAL

    The Superbook Special bundle, exclusive to our Kickstarter backers.

    Includes the Superbook in your choice of Gold or Blue (special KS edition), our full accessories package, including a universal side mount for your smartphone, and the beta access club membership.

    AND as an early bird, you get it shipped first.

    Includes:
    • The Superbook (Your choice of color between Gold and Blue)
    • Universal Side Mount for Smartphones
    • The Custom Cord Bundle (2x Type-C & 2x Micro-B)
    • Charging Adapter
    • Beta Access Club Membership
    • Our Undying Love ❤️
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    THE SUPERBOOK SPECIAL

    The Superbook Special bundle, exclusive to our Kickstarter backers.

    Includes the Superbook in your choice of Gold or Blue (special KS edition), our full accessories package, including a universal side mount for your smartphone, and the beta access club membership.

    Includes:
    • The Superbook (Your choice of color between Gold and Blue)
    • Universal Side Mount for Smartphones
    • The Custom Cord Bundle (2x Type-C & 2x Micro-B)
    • Charging Adapter
    • Beta Access Club Membership
    • Our Undying Love ❤️
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    #FREEDOM2LEARN BUY ONE DONATE ONE

    As part of our partnership with the Nelson Mandela Long Walk To Freedom Education Project, donate to a community in need of education tools. You'll get one Superbook and donate one to the #Freedom2learn campaign.

    Includes:
    • The Superbook (Gold)
    • Custom USB-OTG Cord
    • Charging Adapter
    • Our Undying Love ❤️
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    THE SUPERBOOK DOUBLE

    By popular demand: 2x of our SUPERBOOK BASIC tier. Additional shipping costs added for additional dimensional weight + handling.

    2x Superbook (Gold) with 2x custom USB-OTG cord, 2x Charging Adapter and our undying love

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    THE SUPERBOOK DOUBLE - CORRECT SHIPPING!

    OOPS! NOW WITH CORRECT (LOWER) SHIPPING PRICES.

    By popular demand: 2x of our SUPERBOOK BASIC tier. Additional shipping costs added for additional dimensional weight + handling.

    2x Superbook (Gold) with 2x Custom USB-OTG cord, 2x Charging Adapter and our undying love

    Includes:
    • The Superbook (Gold)
    • Custom USB-OTG Cord
    • Charging Adapter
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    THE COMMUTER SPECIAL

    Want one at work and one at home so you never have to carry around a laptop again?

    Includes 2x Superbook in your choice of Gold or Blue (special KS edition), 2x of our full accessories package, including universal side mounts for your smartphone, and 2x of the beta access club membership.

    Includes:
    • The Superbook (Your choice of color between Gold and Blue)
    • Universal Side Mount for Smartphones
    • The Custom Cord Bundle (2x Type-C & 2x Micro-B)
    • Charging Adapter
    • Beta Access Club Membership
    • Our Undying Love ❤️
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    THE FAMILY SPECIAL

    Your entire family (or any other group) can get in on the fun of the Superbook!

    Includes 4x Superbook in your choice of Gold or Blue (special KS edition), 4x of our full accessories package, including universal side mounts for your smartphone, and 4x of the beta access club membership.

    Includes:
    • The Superbook (Your choice of color between Gold and Blue)
    • Universal Side Mount for Smartphones
    • The Custom Cord Bundle (2x Type-C & 2x Micro-B)
    • Charging Adapter
    • Beta Access Club Membership
    • Our Undying Love ❤️
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    THE DISTRIBUTOR SPECIAL

    By request, we've included a special for distributors in various regions to test out interest with a small batch.

    You'll get your shipment first.

    Includes:
    • 100× The Superbook (Gold)
    • 100× Custom USB-OTG Cord
    • 100× Charging Adapter
    • 100× Our Undying Love ❤️
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Funding period

- (30 days)