Meet The World’s First Blockchain Phone With a second Screen for Crypto Transactions; Specs, Price And Release Date
Next big thing in the internet technology is believed to be blockchain. The technology that is already in its momentum especially in the crypto world is finally making it to smartphone. First unveiled a few months back by Sirin Labs, the company has announced its blockchain-enabled smartphone called the Finney will be available in November as well as revealing more details regarding the tech specs and features of the phone.
As a crypto-enabled smartphone, it has to be one of the most secure and safe device to use and the company has added intriguing tech into the device. Despite running on Android, the device comes with a tamper-resistant cold storage system for keeping your cryptocurrency safe even if some hacks the OS. Moreover, the device has secondary display that slides up from inside the phone when you want to make crypto transactions.
The secondary display called Safe Screen is 2-inch touchscreen, which is only used for crypto transactions. Sliding up the display activates the storage wallet and a dedicated firmware keeps the transactions secure.
In terms of specs, the Finney is powerful enough to quench your resources needs. The device is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor, which is the current high-end standard people expect on new mainstream smartphones. The device will also have 6 Gigabytes of RAM, 128GB of storage, a 3,280 mAh battery, an SD card reader, 12MP rear and 8MP front cameras, and a fingerprint sensor.
Spec-wise, the device is definitely powerful enough to give some tough competition to some of the mainstream Android phones out there, but it is yet to be seen who would want a crypto-enabled smartphone for $1000? When it can only be purchased with SRN, a cryptocurrency created by Sirin Labs.
If you are crypto investor, the idea of having a digital wallet with you everywhere especially as a Smartphone is appealing, but it is not without some risk attached to it. If you lose or damage your phone, you lose access to all of your currency unless you use it like a debit card, you load it up with the necessary crypto you would need and use it on-the-go.