HTC Exodus 1 Blockchain Phone Launched With Zion Cryptocurrency Wallet

HTC has launched its first blockchain-focussed smartphone. The HTC Exodus 1 is customized for the emerging market of cryptocurrencies. It is now available with early access for users. Highlights of the device include secure enclave, trusted UI, social key recovery, Snapdragon 845 SoC, 6GB RAM, and dual cameras. Read more to find about HTC Exodus 1 Blockchain Phone Price in India, Specifications, and Features

HTC Exodus 1

Price and Availability

Price 0.15 Bitcoins/ 4.78 Ethereum tokens (approx Rs 75,000)

The HTC Exodus 1 can be pre-ordered with Ethereum and Bitcoin. It costs 0.15 Bitcoins or 4.78 Ethereum tokens (approx Rs 75,000). Shipping starts in December this year. As of now, there is no information about the availability in India. The Indian government is strict on cryptocurrency usage.

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Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 845
Internal Storage 128GB
Display QHD+, 18:9 aspect ratio
OS Android Oreo
Primary (Rear) Camera Dual (12MP + 16MP) with flash
Front Camera Dual (8MP + 8MP)
Battery 3500mAh
Dual SIM Yes

The new smartphone sports a QHD+ display with 18:9 aspect ratio. It is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor along with 6GB RAM and 128GB internal storage. The handset is backed by a 3,500mAh battery with HTC Rapid Charger 3.0 fast charging support.

In terms of optics, the HTC Exodus 1 comes with a dual camera setup on the front and back. The rear camera module combines a 12-megapixel primary sensor and a 16-megapixel secondary sensor. The front camera setup uses two 8-megapixel sensors.

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  • Android Oreo OS
  • IP68 rating
  • HTC BoomSound Hi-Fi edition
  • HTC USonic with Active Noise Cancellation
  • 4G LTE

The single-SIM smartphone runs Android Oreo operating system. It comes with an IP68 rating (dust and water resistance). The HTC Exodus 1 comes is equipped with HTC BoomSound Hi-Fi edition and HTC USonic with Active Noise Cancellation. Connectivity options include 4G LTE.

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The Taiwanese brand is essentially offering an early access to HTC Exodus now. The company has also developed its own cryptocurrency wallet called Zion.

“Genesis Block. Exodus Phone. This is official early access release to the Exodus 1. We are inviting a community of developers and enthusiasts to work with us to keep building security. Join us in rebuilding trust together, one phone at a time. Get your early access now,” said the company in a tweet.

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