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Remix provides a smart Android productivity & communication experience. Create content easily & run Android apps in multiple windows.
Remix provides a smart Android productivity & communication experience. Create content easily & run Android apps in multiple windows.
Remix provides a smart Android productivity & communication experience. Create content easily & run Android apps in multiple windows.
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Remix: A laptop experience on a big Android tablet.

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Remix is an Android 4.4.2 based, 11.6” ultra-tablet that provides the best mobile productivity & communication experience for users.

It exists because in early 2013, we had a vision: that the future of personal computing would be on big touchscreen mobile devices. Then we innovated with singular focus based on that vision.

Imagine being able to run 100% of the apps available on Google Play, while also being able to create content easily and seamlessly.

Tweet, write emails, and watch YouTube at the same time in multiple windows...on a tablet! Our vision of big screens would be meaningless if we didn't put the extra real estate to use.

Imagine all the mobility advantages of tablets combined with the productivity power of PCs.

In our vision, people shouldn't have to choose between convenience and the ability to create content, between long battery life and a full size physical keyboard, between being productive and using apps.

We envisioned, we built, and we're on Kickstarter to introduce Remix.

STATE OF THE MARKET

Remix brings together the mobile advantages of tablets and the productivity advantages of laptops. The result is what we call an ultra-tablet.

WHY WE'RE ON KICKSTARTER

We're not your typical Kickstarter project. We've gotten our first round of investment. We've launched a localized product that has undergone a year of development in the Chinese market. But we're starting from scratch with the US version of Remix here on Kickstarter.

We're here with the singular goal of finding passionate innovators and early adopters in the US to join us in forming our global community. We don't ask you to love us right away; we ask you to come and build something with us.

Feedback from our community is key to our development. That's why we'll ship a Remix to every backer here, no matter which tier you pledge at. We just want to get Remix into your hands. Estimated retail price for Remix will be $399. Our tiers reward tiers start at $39. Could we be more clear about our intentions?

Send us feedback on how to make Remix OS better. If there's enough support within the community for your suggestion, then we'll make your idea realized with the next systems upgrade. YOUR OS, YOUR WAY.

WHO HAS TALKED ABOUT US

 WHAT THEY SAID ABOUT US

  • Mashable: “Remix is the Android tablet that can replace your laptop.”
  • Liliputing: “…the software is what really makes this device special.”
  • PCWorld: “…it (Remix OS) could finally turn Android into the hybrid OS that Windows never was.”
  • Extremetech: “Remix OS goes beyond standard Android.”
  • ZDNet: “Jide has created the Remix experience to improve that work experience, both in its hardware and its software.”
  • Androidcentral: “The killer feature in Remix OS is…its multi-window support.”
  • Tom’s Hardware: “This focus on design makes Remix an attractive-looking OS.”

 WHAT IS REMIX?

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Remix ultra-tablet is an 11.6" Android 4.4.2 based mobile productivity device that brings together the productivity of PCs with the mobile advantages of tablets through its custom engineered Remix OS. But let's start with the big screen... 

 BIG SCREEN ULTRA-TABLET

  • 11.6” Full HD IPS touchscreen
  • 1920 x 1080p
  • 16:9 aspect ratio
  • 10-point touchscreen 

Lots of screen real estate so you can get your stuff done. Remix’s big 11.6”, full HD touchscreen lays the foundation for many of Remix’s software innovations and features. What led us to this specific screen size? It was determined by our… 

 FULL SIZE KEYBOARD

  • Magnetic Connector/5mm thin design 
  • Full size Keyboard & Touchpad 
  • Doubles as a screen cover 

The most efficient data input method is still the keyboard that you mastered in elementary school, and that keyboard was a full-size keyboard. We could go into the details, but the bottom line is, your fingers will get it. Another thing that you’ll get is our… 

Remix OS

The key to Remix and our vision of the future is our custom engineered version of Android 4.4.2 (soon to be updated to Android 5.0) Remix OS.

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Standard Android is an open-source, mobile OS made for small screens like phones and small tablets. Most Android tablets on store shelves use stock Android regardless of their screen size. 

What separates us from the common Android tablet you'll find on store shelves is that we've custom engineered Android so that it’s optimized for big touchscreens and attached keyboards. Let’s start with the taskbar… 

 TASKBAR

A taskbar at the bottom of your screen so you can manage and switch between running apps. We meant it when we said that we wanted to build the BEST mobile productivity experience you can have. This means giving you all the computing habits that are ingrained in you so you spend less time figuring how to do things, and more time doing more things. Speaking of spending less time figuring things out... 

 FILE MANAGER

If you've ever tried to find or manage files on your tablet before, you'll understand the significance of the next sentence.  

We've made it easy for you to find & manage files on Remix.

Wow.  'Nuff said.  Now, onto another "wow" feature on Remix...

 MULTIPLE WINDOWS

Remember when multitasking was a job skill you’d put on your resume? Nowadays, it’s a life skill no one can live without. On PCs, multitasking and multi-windows are taken for granted. But on an Android tablet, it’s rare to find and even rarer to find useful. Isn't it time your devices caught up with your pace of life? And if that life is usually on the go…

 FOR LIFE ON THE GO

 HARDWARE SPECS

 OUR TEAM

Our founders are three ex-Google senior engineers who've accrued more than a combined 26 years working in Mountain View. The products they've had a hand in leading or building have been used by over 2 billion people in the world.

  • Jeremy Chau (1st software engineer on Google AdWords): "Our vision is more than just this product. We want to make tools for people to create & communicate, and then watch them being used in innovative ways we never imagined."
  • David Ko (Lead engineer on AdWords mobile for SME): "Building an operating system takes time and a lot of hard work. But building a great operating system takes more than that. It takes a lot of feedback from the community who use it everyday."
  • Ben Luk (Lead engineer on Google Maps, Asia): "Be a part of our community. Engage with us and Remix will reflect your ideas and what you need from your personal computing."

WHERE WE'VE BEEN

The idea of Remix started in early 2013 as just a software vision. People have and use tablets for fun, but creating content is just painful or impossible, especially on Android tablets.

As we were building Remix OS, we looked in the market for big tablets to show off our software. We discovered a market full of subpar options. So, we make a huge strategic pivot: build our own hardware to release the potential of Remix OS.

We partnered with Foxconn, one of the most experienced electronic manufacturers in the world. Partnering with them gives us the peace of mind that Remix ultra-tablet would live up to a quality standard that matched our software.

WHERE WE WANT TO GO

Remix is just the first step of our vision. We aspire to play a role in the coming information revolution sometimes called the Internet of Things (IoT). We believe that in this future, the optimized marriage between software and hardware is key. 

Alan Key once said, "people who are serious about software should make their own hardware." We buy in to this ideal and Remix is just the first embodiment of this vision.

REMIXER COMMUNITY

This is THE POINT of our campaign. Add us on Facebook and join the Remix community. Be a Remixer and help us build a better product for you by giving us feedback to help us produce a more useful, relevant product.

How it works:

  • Join us on our Facebook Remix community page.
  • Send us your feedback and suggest changes or features to Remix OS.
  • We’ll collect your feedback biweekly and filter it based on feasibility and common sense.
  • The list will be shared within the community and the suggestions will be put up to a vote. The top vote-getting feature(s) will be realized into a future version of Remix OS.
  • Active Remixers will receive periodic offers from us for other goodies in the future.

COMMUNITY RULES

  • Commit to using your Remix for 15 hours a week.
  • Commit to giving us feedback weekly.
  • Only suggestions share through our Facebook community page will be considered for a future update of Remix OS.
  • Be nice and respect others’ suggestions. 
  • Be constructive – don’t just tell us that something bad, tell us how we can improve. 

COLOR OPTIONS

Sunrise Red - Stand out. Be different. This red pops and brings you the attention you want. Instant conversation starter... "Oooh, what's that?"

Moonlight Silver - Clean and professional. At home in the boardroom or the living room. Make a statement without trying.

 COUNTRIES WE ARE SHIPPING TO

  • United States  
  • Australia  
  • Austria  
  • Belgium  
  • Bulgaria  
  • Canada  
  • Denmark  
  • Ireland  
  • Estonia  
  • Czech Republic  
  • Finland  
  • France  
  • Germany  
  • Greece  
  • Croatia  
  • Hungary  
  • Italy  
  • Latvia  
  • Lithuania  
  • Slovakia  
  • Luxembourg  
  • Malta  
  • Netherlands  
  • New Zealand  
  • Poland  
  • Portugal  
  • Romania  
  • Slovenia  
  • Singapore  
  • Spain  
  • Sweden  
  • United Kingdom  
  • Hong Kong

Risks and challenges

MANUFACTURING

We have a dedicated team located within a 30min drive from the manufacturer so that we can deal with issues that may arise in person and in real time. Our team is staffed with experienced professionals in the sourcing and hardware manufacturing industries. Their expertise and proximity to the factory should be able to mitigate any of the manufacturing issues that may come up.

INTERNATIONAL LOGISTICS

We're working with highly experienced logistics partners to help us mitigate any of the issues that may arise with shipping. If shipping issues come up, their expert knowledge will help us navigate through difficulties and help us get Remix into your hands.

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    Pledge $1 or more About $1.00

    Calling all Android heads and developers, this $1 tier is for you! Want to try to flash a Remix OS ROM onto other Android devices? Yes! We will soon put the Remix OS ROM on the Internet for users to download. To start, we will provide the guideline and support to flash the Remix OS ROM on Google Nexus 9 and 10. Support us with USD 1 and you will be in the very first group of users to obtain the Remix OS ROM. For the Remixers out there who are licking your lips as you're reading this, you are EXACTLY who we're talking to. NOTE: we ONLY support flashing Remix OS into your Nexus 9 or 10. Flash into any other hardware devices at your own risk. We are not responsible for what happens to any other device other than a Nexus 9 or 10. Also, if you've already backed us at any other tier, this will be available to you automatically!

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    Okay, we get it. Some of you are concerned about paying $349 for a product that you're helping us test. But, what if you were able to receive the Remix ultratablet at our KS 349 tier once it’s been refined and officially released on our website? Back us at $1 and you will receive a heartfelt THANK YOU and EXCLUSIVE access to our online pre-sale. If you've backed us at 349 tier already, this will be available to you automatically and will be applicable to any future gen product!

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    $1 Tiers Combined

    There's been quite a few folks who have expressed interest in both $1 tiers. You've asked and we've listened. If you've ever found yourself wanting both $1 tiers and dreaded the decision, then agonize no more! I

    It's the $1 tier combo where you get the ROM for your WIFI Nexus 9 or 10 and the exclusive online presale access. ROM is available in May while the online presale is set to fulfill in June.

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    Pledge $39 or more About $39

    Yup. Even with a $39 pledge, you'll get a Remix. All we ask in return is to USE THE STUFFING OUT OF IT... pretty please?

    Then get involved in the community and let us know what we can do to make your user experience better.

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    Pledge $199 or more About $199

    You're in the club, and still only at half of the retail price. Just please don't let it sit around in the bathroom like you might with your other tablets.

    Use it, get involved in the community and let us know what we can do to make your user experience better.

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    Pledge $349 or more About $349

    It's still a great deal and we promise to love you more. Also, we know if you're a backer at this level, you'll truly use your Remix, right?

    Your feedback is key. Let us know how to make your user experience better.

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    HARDWARE! GET YOUR HARDWARE! Our sincerest gratitude for making a long term commitment to what we’re trying to do! As a compliment to our other two premium tiers, we are now going to give away hardware for life at $2000! After all, $5000 minus $3000 is $2000 and trip to China + hardware for life - trip to China = hardware for life! Back us at $2000 and we'll make sure you get our newest hardware releases first, for the rest of time!

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    HARDWARE! GET YOUR HARDWARE!
    TAKE TWOOOOOOO!!!

    Our sincerest gratitude for making a long term commitment to what we’re trying to do! As a compliment to our other two premium tiers, we are now going to give away hardware for life at $2000! After all, $5000 minus $3000 is $2000 and trip to China + hardware for life - trip to China = hardware for life! Back us at $2000 and we'll make sure you get our newest hardware releases first, for the rest of time!

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    The Ultimate Remix Experience.

    We'll fly you out to China where you can experience first hand your Remix being built.

    You'll also get a chance visit Remix HQ and talk to our founders & engineers to let them know what you think will make Remix even better. And of course, you'll also get a Remix

    Lastly, we offer you our undying appreciation, a place at our dining table anytime you're back in town and a founder has offered to bring you around town to experience the Beijing nightlife.

    NOTE: Travel visa & accommodations are not included. Team Remix only takes care of round trip airfare and the meals on 3 days of your itinerary. The duration of your stay in China outside of these 3 days are entirely up to you. We are not responsible for any costs incurred outside of what we plan for you on our itinerary.

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    The Ultimate Remix Experience PLUS...

    We'll fly you out to China where you can experience first hand your Remix being built.

    You'll also get a chance visit Remix HQ and talk to our founders & engineers to let them know what you think will make Remix even better. Of course, you'll get a Remix

    We'll also offer you our undying appreciation, a place at our dining table anytime you're back in town and a founder has offered to bring you around town to experience the Beijing nightlife.

    ALSO, we will ship you ANY and ALL NEW HARDWARE that we create FOREVER (we've got some cool toys in the works currently and something big cooking for Q1 2016).

    NOTE: Travel visa & accommodations are not included. Team Remix only takes care of round trip airfare and the meals on 3 days of your itinerary. The duration of your stay in China outside of these 3 days are entirely up to you. We are not responsible for any costs incurred outside of what we plan for you on our itinerary.

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