Sirin Labs, an Israel based company has launched the world’s first block chain powered smartphone named ‘Finney’ which happens to offer utmost mobile security. The Tel-Aviv based cybersecurity company says that the product is being offered with an embedded cold storage wallet to protect private blockchain keys, a multi-layered cybersecurity suite and innovative crypto- payment services along with the privilege of running on security-oriented ‘Sirin’ Operating System
Sirin has named its latest invention based on the name of the renowned computer security scientist and Bitcoin pioneer Hal Finney and has managed to rope in Barcelona’s football superstar Lionel Messi as its global brand ambassador.
“In this digitally insecure world, hackers from all corners of the globe are seen stealing whatever they can. So, consumers need a product that gives them confidence that their data is safe”, said Kenes Rakishev, Chairman of Sirin Labs.
The phone is mainly aimed at crypto users who due to lack of confidence in digital wallets are stepping back to primitive methods of storing their private crypto keys on paper.
As Finney’s cold storage wallet is impenetrable to hacks, there is nothing else secure in the market than Sirin Labs Finney for Cryptocurrency users.
From February next year i.e. after the official online launch of Finney in Jan’19, the company plans to open two flagship concept stores in London and Tokyo in partnership with Foxconn International Subsidiary FIH Mobile.
Sirin’s Finney is priced at $999 which is much lower than its previous product Solarin smartphone priced at $16,000 and is currently available for sale on the official website of the company. It will also be available on Amazon launch pad from early next month.