Officially announcing to you is the latest blockchain-powered Android Smartphone, launched by HTC. The company calls it ‘Exodus 1’ and comes with universal wallet and hardware support for cryptocurrencies and decentralized apps. This is the HTC Exodus 1!
Interested customers will be allowed to purchase the phone with cryptocurrency. The HTC Exodus phone will have support for bitcoin, ethereum, and other major networks.
The HTC Exodus is the World’s First Native Blockchain Phone meanwhile the first block-chain powered smartphone is Finney made by Sirin Labs and it costs $1000 per unit. But here, the Finney lets people store and use digital currencies while skipping transaction fees.
Blockchain smartphones offers better security and user experience by integrating “cold wallet” storage right into the device and enabling direct trading of the native cryptocurrency with peers on the phone’s network, without mining fees.
HTC Exodus 1 Specs
*. Display: 6-inch HD+ display with an 18:9 aspect ratio
– Back camera: 12-megapixel and 16-megapixel sensors
– Front camera: 8-megapixel dual selfie cameras
*. Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor
*. RAM: 6GB
*. Storage: 128GB of storage
. OS: Android OreO
*. IP68 rated for dust- and water-resistant
*. Battery: 3500mAh with HTC Rapid Charger 3.0 fast charging support
Chen said during the New York City blockchain conference, Consensus 2018, today: “We envision a phone where you hold your own keys, you own your own identity and data, and your phone is the hub.” The company has also developed its own cryptocurrency wallet called Zion.
Despite being a block-chain Smartphone, it also comes with other normal specs such as camera, battery capacity and many others. The phone comes with dual back cameras and dual front cameras, with bokeh effect, and full 4K video recording at 60 FPS.
Anyways, HTC envisions a native blockchain network that uses Exodus phones as nodes that support cryptocurrency trading between users. It is equipped with HTC BoomSound Hi-Fi edition and HTC USonic with Active Noise Cancellation.
The HTC Exodus 1 phone costs 0.15 BTC or 4.78 ETH, which is currently $960 USD. As already said above, you can only purchase the Smartphone via cryptocurrency. But you will have to wait till December for shipping and it will be available in 34 countries and regions.