A number of weeks forward of its newest flagship announcement, HTC simply revealed one other piece of . Whereas the Taiwanese firm has consolidated a lot of its cellular choices lately, it introduced in the present day on the Consensus 2018 blockchain convention in New York that its upcoming Exodus handset is embracing everybody’s favourite tech buzzword.
So, what makes a cellphone a blockchain cellphone, precisely? Safety and cryptocurrency help, largely. Based on HTC’s Exodus touchdown web page, “Our imaginative and prescient is to increase the blockchain ecosystem by creating the world’s first cellphone devoted to decentralized functions and safety. With the discharge of the HTC Exodus we will now make this a actuality.”
The Exodus will help Bitcoin and Ethereum, amongst others, courtesy of a common pockets, safe and decentralized apps. Based on The Subsequent Net, HTC has additionally outlined plans to create a local blockchain community, whereby cryptocurrency could be traded amongst Exodus customers. Naturally, customers can even be capable of buy the cellphone itself utilizing cryptocurrency. That worth and the discharge date, nonetheless, have but to be revealed.
There’s not likely a variety of data past that and the above drawing, however HTC is clearly gunning to make a splash as its numbers have shrunk in total proportion to a declining smartphone market. Even with quickly growing consciousness and curiosity within the cryptocurrency house, nonetheless, it’s exhausting to think about Exodus making a lot of a splash.