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Bitcoin Cash Will Be Available on HTC’s Blockchain Phone

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Over the past few years, plenty of cryptocurrencies have been created that have further broadened the ecosystem, and one of the most important ones is Bitcoin Cash. On the other hand, it has to be taken into consideration how a crypto ecosystem is emerging pretty quickly, and one of the recent developments in this regard are crypto phones—or blockchain phones.

Over the past weeks, companies like Samsung and LG have announced plans to introduce crypto smartphones, which is why the latest development with regards to HTC is not really a surprise.

Important News for Bitcoin Cash

In a new development, smartphone manufacturing giant HTC has teamed up with Bitcoin.com to support BCH on the crypto wallets in HTC’s blockchain phone. Bitcoin.com published a press release on Monday and announced that it is going to come in as a long-term partner with HTC. Due to the consummation of this partnership, the two will now work together on the Exodus 1 smartphone from HTC and ensure that the built-in crypto wallet supports Bitcoin Cash. This is another development that seeks to make it easier for people to store their BCH tokens. If the whole thing becomes easier, then there is every possibility that the demand for these tokens will rise as well.

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On the other hand, it is also important to note that this move from HTC is an indication of the fact that the smartphone maker is trying everything to claw its way back into the market. Back in 2018, the company’s market share dropped to an abysmal 1%, and maybe the company believes that the introduction of a crypto phone might just be the tonic that it needs.

That being said, it is necessary to keep in mind that HTC is a believer in cryptocurrencies and has been involved in a range of projects over the past months. The partnership with Bitcoin.com and the inclusion of Bitcoin Cash looks like a deliberate effort.

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HTC’s Blockchain Phone | Native Crypto Wallet Now Available

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According to CoinTelegraph, HTC’s blockchain phone, Exodus 1, now allows users to trade cryptocurrency directly from the phone’s native crypto wallet. The Taiwanese technology giant made the announcement early on Tuesday.

Exodus 1 Blockchain Phone – Native Wallet Trading

HTC’s Zion Vault will now allow swaps between various cryptocurrencies. The new feature is the result of a partnership with Kyber Network—a dedicated platform for cross-token trading solutions. HTC has added Kyber’s liquidity protocol and this allows easy swaps.

The swapping pairs include Ethereum-based ERC-20 tokens, including basic attention token (BAT), Kyber network (KNC) and dai (DAI). The platform removes the need to send tokens to intermediaries such as exchanges. Swaps are performed entirely on-chain, according to HTC who added that “fast and secure” crypto trading within mobile apps will enhance the user experience in using crypto.

The phone maker also announced earlier in the week that it has a low-cost version of the Exodus 1 due for release in Q3 2019. This phone called the Exodus 1S will also have the option of running a Bitcoin network full node.

Samsung

HTC is not the only tech giant to release a cryptocurrency phone. Samsung released the Galaxy S10 in February this year. The phone includes storage for private cryptocurrency keys.

Also, Sirin Labs released it’s blockchain phone ‘Finney’ in December of 2018. The Finney was developed off the back of an initial coin offering that raised $157 million in 2018. The phone has its own cold storage wallet built in and is described by Chief Marketing Officer Nimrod May as “a second device in the same housing as the phone.

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To keep a users crypto safe, the Finney has a separate processor and its own LCD screen, in which the user inputs their seed phrase.

What do you think of blockchain phones? Are you a fan and would you trust keeping your crypto on them? Let us know your thoughts!

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