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Sirin Labs finalising world's 1st Blockchain-based smartphone

IANS  |  London 

Swiss consumer company has reportedly finalised a dual-screen design for its Blockchain-based "Finney" in partnership with

"Finney", that is claimed to be the world's first Blockchain-based smartphone, is expected to be launched in November and would cost $999.

According to a report in ZDNet on Friday, "Finney" is expected to come with a two-inch slider "safe screen", Sirin OS based on 8.1, behaviour-based intrusion protection system (IPS), secure communications, multi-factor, a cold storage cryptowallet and a proprietary decentralized application (DApp) store alongside

"The vision of right now is to bridge the gap between the economy and the mass market, by basically addressing and resolving these two inherent problems," Nimrod May, at Sirin Labs, was quoted as saying.

launched a super expensive "Solarin" about a couple of years ago priced at $14,800.

Finney devices will be manufactured at (a subsidiary) existing facilities.

FIH Mobile will design and manufacture the phone while Sirin Labs will lead the development of the and (OS).



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First Published: Sat, July 14 2018. 13:52 IST