The Exodus smartphone, focused on the TV channel, developed by the consumer electronics giant HTC, announced the creation of a partnership with Opera Browser, as well as support for several DApps. The news was revealed on February 26 in a series of tweets from the company's official newspaper. Twitter.
The company announced support for Etheremon and Decentraland DApps in its ZIONVault integrated storage system. In addition, according to a Verge report, the smartphone now supports a Taiwanese DApp called Numbers.
Numbers would track user data and allow them to sell their data to third parties for cryptocurrency, while retaining control over shared data and transparency for interested companies.
Earlier compatibility of the phone with the blockchain included support for an encrypted wallet and DApp CryptoKitties.
Exodus & # 39; adding the Opera browseron the other hand, allows users to access the browser's built-in cryptographic wallet to make payments and micropayments on the websites that support it. The Verge reports that Exodus currently only supports Ethereum (ETH) payments, but plans to add Bitcoin (BTC) and Litecoin (LTC) in the near future.
Phil Chen, HTC's decentralized chief agent, told The Verge that:
"Now you could pay an amount like 0.00002 ETH [equivalent to about $0.0027]. And never in the history of micropayments it made sense. There would be no transaction fees or you had to share the revenue with the App Store. "
Chen also said in the article that the next step for the company was to turn each phone into what it defined as a "partial node" of a blockchain, in order to facilitate the exchanges between owners of phones.
The Verge also reports that as of March, Exodus will be available for purchase with fiat currencies, whereas it previously only accepted crypto.
As Cointelegraph reported in early February, the Android version of the main Opera web browser now incorporates a feature that allows its users to purchase Ethereum via the browser.
In addition, recently, it was learned that Samsung's new smartphone, the Galaxy S10, would include the storage of private cryptocurrency keys.