The Taiwanese company HTC has scheduled the release of its blockchain-smartphone Exodus international market in the fall. The price of the gadget will amount to about $1,000, reports The Verge.
The novelty will be equipped with hardware crypto, and support of decentralized applications. In particular, the Exodus will come preloaded with the mobile version of the popular game CryptoKitties.
However, as the Director for decentralization Phil Chen, the developers had to opt out of storing identification data.
“The phone identification is something of the future,” he said.
In the longer term, HTC is considering the release of the phone, with the possibility of mining the cryptocurrency.
“HTC is exploring various mechanisms of consensus for efficient hashing on the mobile phone and plans to release a whitepaper corresponding to the end of 2018,” explained Chen.
We will remind, in may, Phil Chen said that Exodus will support “multiple blockchain protocols” such as bitcoin, Ethereum, Lightning Network and Dfinity.