HTC Announces Blockchain-Based Phone

Taiwan-based HTC on Tuesday announced plans to launch Exodus, a blockchain-based phone "dedicated to decentralized applications and security."

According to the company, the phone's features will include support for DApps (decentralized open source applications that run on blockchain protocols), and will work with multiple blockchain protocols for better interoperability.

The phones will feature trusted UIs and universal wallets, and each phone will also serve as a node for Ethereum and Bitcoin.

"Our vision is to expand the blockchain ecosystem by creating the world's first phone dedicated to decentralized applications and security," the company said in its announcement of the phone. "We believe we can help reshape the Internet with the HTC Exodus. Join us and together we will make decentralization a reality."

Potential customers can sign up to "reserve" an Exodus here. No release date has been set.

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