With APIs and a trusted hardware stack that includes the kernel and secure enclave, the phone will connect to various wallets. What this means is that all of you cryptotraders will have no problems managing your "money" and accessing it via all sorts of avenues. Ultimately, HTC says that each Exodus will act as a node for the bitcoin and ethereum blockchains - so that every phone increases the overall size and scope of the network. If that doesn't get you Mr. Robot fanboys going, I don't know what will.
According to Chen, "We would like to support the entire blockchain ecosystem, and in the next few months we'll be announcing many more exciting partnerships together".More news: Iranian Foreign Minister visits Russia, China to save nuclear deal
HTC has not yet released a price tag for the Exodus, but the company did hint that it is considering accepting cryptocurrency payments once it becomes available for purchase.
HTC is jumping on the cryptocurrency and blockchain bandwagons, going full-tilt with a smartphone that's powered by the blockchain.
Exodus is expected in October.More news: Fortnite Patch v4.2 Officially Delayed Due to Unknown Issues
First reported by TheNextWeb, Chen will be transitioning into a new role at HTC to head up the project called "decentralized chief officer". This would be the second Blockchain smartphone, behind Sirin Labs Finney smartphone that is priced at $1000.
The unique selling point of a blockchain smartphone is that it supposedly offers better security and an improved user experience by integrating cold wallet storage right into the device, and enabling direct trading of the native cryptocurrency with peers without mining fees. Mobile apps of cryptocurrency exchanges are driving phone makers to adopt blockchain.
The device will also feature what's supposed to be a trusted and user-friendly UI for DApps.More news: Stardew Valley coming to PS Vita on May 22