The Exodus 1 unveiled in October of 2018. The HTC Blockchain cameraphone is extremely a rebranded HTC U12+ with a lot of security features and a wallet for storing cryptocurrencies. In Might, the Taiwanese company noted a second blockchain phone, the Exodus 1s. But, there were with no details about the phone’s design, specs, and value. HTC has now revealed extra details about the phone and is already taking orders.
The HTC Exodus 1s doesn’t have a see-through body as that of the Exodus 1 but the plastic back has the blueprint of the phone’s internals printed on it. It does give the phone a unique appearance and masks the original device it is truly based on.
Yes, the Exodus 1 is not a new phone from scratch however a rebranded Desire 12s. So, you have a 5.7-inch HD+ screen with an 18:9 aspect ratio and not-so slim bezels at the top and bottom. There is a Snapdragon 435 cpu inside paired with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of storage.
There is a single 13MP digital camera along with a fingerprint scanner on the back and additional 13MP digital camera in front. Both sides of the phone have an LED flash. The Exodus 1s has a 3075mAh battery capacity and even though it is coming nearly a year whenever the Desire 12s was reported, it runs Android 8.1 Oreo; not Android Pie, not Android 10. So much for security!
The price of the Exodus 1s is €219 and HTCwill ship it with a pair of earphones within 30 days when your order has been established.
HTC says the Exodus 1s is the first mobile device with Bitcoin Full Node support. Unlike additional app-based wallets what are connected to the internet and are prone to attacks, the Exodus 1s has what is called the Zion Vault. This is a wallet that is integrated with the hardware security on-board your device.
The Zion Vault uses the Trusted Execution Environment to protect your data. When carrying out transactions, the TEE activates and isolates the running system, Consequently ensuring your data is protected.