This new device uses decentralized applications and the Exodus 1 being a cryptocurrency-centric smartphone it can be boughtBitcoins or Ethereum.
The EXODUS 1, announced at the CoinDesk Consensus conference in May, includes "a secret enclave" on the device that will store a user's cryptocurrency keys and is kept protected from the Android operating system.More news: Indian police investigate death of key witness in nun rape case
Exodus 1 is early access, however, and is expected to be shipped by December.More news: Man orders 2 waters at Greenville hot dog joint, leaves $10,000 tip
With a 6-inch, QHD+ display at an 18:9 aspect ratio and a Snapdragon 845 processor with 6 GB of RAM and 128 GB of internal storage, the Exodus 1 also packs a 3,500mAh battery with IP68 waterproof rating, comparable to mainstream Android flagships now sold in the market by Samsung and Google and other mainstream phone makers. The Taiwanese manufacturer is also planning to release Zion's key management API and wallet SDK to other cryptographers, allowing third-party developers to use the phone's hardware to protect other crypto wallets and sign transactions.
Not the first blockchain phone Earlier this year, Switzerland-based Sirin Labs launched the world's first commercial blockchain phone, Finney. There's also a 3,500mAh battery to keep things ticking along and all the connectivity measures you'd expect of a £700 smartphone. It costs BTC 0.15 or ETH 4.78, which is around Dollars 960.More news: Ricciardo anxious last Red Bull celebration has gone
The HTC Exodus 1 is one of the more curious devices to come from HTC over the years. There's a 6-inch HD+ display on the front with an 18:9 aspect ratio and 8MP dual selfie cameras. This phone also features Social Key Recovery, which sends pieces of a code to trusted contacts - these pieces when combined become a key to open a lock. Under the hood, we can find a Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SoC coupled with 6GB of RAM and 128GB of onboard storage. "Selling it in crypto only and being the first to do so means we are bringing this directly to the core audience and those who will want this device - the blockchain community", Chen said.