Native support for bitcoin cash is coming to HTC’s blockchain phone.

Today, HTC announced its partnership with to add bitcoin cash support for its Exodus 1 blockchain phone. The new function will come with’s preinstalled wallet and be rolled into the Exodus 1 software update. will also sell the Exodus 1 and all future versions.

In a statement, HTC’s chief decentralization officer Phil Chen called the update a natural next step for the phone. “The Zion Vault is happy to support BCH natively in hardware so security goes hand-in-hand in the BCH blockchain as an alternative to dominant payment rails and platforms,” he said.

With the partnership, Zion Vault, the phone’s key management software can now secure BCH transfers by signing off on transactions.

Prior to last February, HTC only accepted major cryptocurrencies bitcoin and ethereum. As of now, the phone is priced at $699.

First announced at Consenses 2018, HTC has regularly updated the Exodus 1 with new blockchain features. An update in May allowed users to directly swap cryptocurrencies within the Zion Vault wallet.

Exodus 1 may soon be replaced by HTC’s second-generation blockchain phone: the newer, cheaper Exodus 1s. Chen has previously told CoinDesk that the $200-$300 phone would ship in the third quarter.

HTC Exodus image courtesy HTC

Products You May Like

Articles You May Like

Billionaires about Bitcoin reaching 50k, Investing in Cryptocurrency ( Bill Gates, Richard Branson ) low balance strategy|Earn 0.08 Bitcoin Free daily Live
Bitcoin at Critical Point!! FEAR vs GREED Price Analysis | Crypto Trading Tips
“We’ve found the bottom” – Datadash, Tone Vays &Eric Crown | Bitcoin Trading Report | Oct 14th
How to Buy Bitcoin for Beginners 2019 (Easy)

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *