Thursday, 15 November, 2018

HTC to release blockchain-powered Exodus phone this year for around $1,000

Sandy Mccarthy | 14 July, 2018, 04:57

According to CNET, HTC's sale figures dropped a staggering 68%, while compared with last year's financials.

He's been an Android fan ever since owning an HTC Hero, with the Dell Streak being his first phablet.

That changed this month when the Taiwanese company announced plans to release the phone, which has been named Exodus, by the end of quarter three this year.

HTC has not revealed any other specifications related to the Exodus. The game, which lets you collect and even "sire" one-of-a-kind virtual cats, is based on blockchain technology.

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According, to the website we could say that from internal to External everything will be created to developed by HTC and at this point, it clearly seems the Phone would not be powering up with the most famous OS Android but with a different OS specifically created to accompany the ideas of Blockchain. Further, the site mentions that the objective of introducing the world's first blockchain phone is to decentralize apps and security. HTC has launched its own website for the HTC Exodus, where interested parties can register to keep up to date. Since it's a blockchain smartphone, it will focus on the decentralized internet with apps being able to hold data on the device itself instead of the cloud. On July 11, HTC in Hong Kong officially announced the smartphone, now ready to arrive on the market.

HTC hopes to see more consumers take part in blockchain ecosystems, as the high barriers of entry into blockchain mining and the extreme volatility of cryptocurrencies have left many on the sidelines, Chen said.

More information about the smart phone is beginning to emerge.

The Taiwan smartphone maker has set an ambitious target, envisaging that 30 million people with bitcoin wallets will use Exodus to access and manage their coins. HTC claims that each phone serves as its own blockchain node, part of the network that helps secure blockchain systems. The skepticism probably steams from the fact that Blockchain industry, with all its palpable hype, is still in a very nascent stage to offer this phone any real market.

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