HTC and Bitcoin.com have teamed as much as assist HTC’s flagship Exodus 1 smartphone drive cryptocurrency buying and selling and utilization.
The connection is mutually useful. HTC hopes to distinguish its smartphone by making it easy for individuals to make use of the cellphone for cryptocurrency buying and selling. And HTC may drive extra visitors to Bitcoin.com, including to the greater than four million individuals who use its cryptocurrency pockets for transactions.
Unveiled in Might, HTC’s Exodus 1 is the primary cellphone to supply customers Bitcoin Money (BCH) assist with out first downloading a BCH pockets from an app retailer. Updating the software program on their units will give present Exodus 1 customers Bitcoin.com pockets app preloaded.
Phil Chen, decentralized chief officer at HTC, mentioned in an announcement: “The Exodus imaginative and prescient has all the time aligned itself towards public blockchains and its basic transformative nature of the way forward for cash and the Web. The Zion Vault is joyful to assist BCH natively in hardware for safety to go hand in hand with the BCH blockchain as an alternative choice to dominant fee rails and platforms.”
For Bitcoin.com and HTC, that is only a first step. Future plans embody rolling out particular reductions to these paying for telephones in BCH, in addition to promoting the Exodus telephones at retailer.bitcoin.com.
“There are such a lot of synergies between Bitcoin.com and HTC. We’re very excited to be on this unimaginable journey collectively,” mentioned Bitcoin.com CEO Stefan Rust in an announcement.
Bitcoin.com govt chair Roger Ver added, “Bitcoin.com’s partnership with HTC will allow Bitcoin Money for use as peer-to-peer digital money for all of the Exodus customers around the globe.”