HTC Exodus 1; Crypto Mining Smartphone Launched
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Though HTC’s sales have been plummeting, they are known for making smartphones with revolutionary features. Some examples include: Beats audio integrated smartphones , ultra-pixel camera in their HTC One and the Active edge technology.
Active edge is a feature with which the user can squeeze the smartphone bezels to toggle certain actions like activating Google Assistant and more. It was first seen on the HTC U11 and now can be seen on the likes of Google Pixel 2 & Google Pixel 3. Recently, HTC has released yet another revolutionary smartphone that can mine cryptocurrency like Bitcoin and Ethereum. The smartphone is called the HTC EXODUS 1.
The HTC EXODUS 1 uses blockchain technology to improve security on the smartphone and is also responsible for mining cryptocurrency. Blockchain is a digital ledger which records transactions made in bitcoin or another cryptocurrency which are publicly available.
HTC EXODUS 1 Specifications
The HTC EXODUS 1 has a 6 inch Quad HD+ display with an 18:9 aspect ratio. The phone has 12 MP + 16 MP dual rear cameras and 8 MP + 8 MP front cameras that support natural Bokeh effect. The rear cameras can record 2160p videos @ 60 fps with HTC’s 3D audio recording. The HTC EXODUS 1 runs on the Octa-Core Snapdragon 845 SoC and now has Active Edge 2.
In terms of storage, the device has 128 GB of UFS 2.1 ROM and 6 GB of DDR4x RAM. The device is IP 68 dust & water resistant and supports Single Sim 4G LTE. It has an inbuilt Zion wallet that securely stores the cryptocurrency. The HTC EXODUS 1 runs on Android Oreo and has a 3,500 mAh battery with fast charging support.
HTC EXODUS 1 Price & Availability
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The HTC EXODUS 1 has a price of 0.15 Bitcoin or 4.78 Ethereum (around Rs. 70,000). It is available for pre-order now and the deliveries will commence in December 2018.