Macate steps into mobile market with a smartphone enriched with Cyber Security


Macate Group, an American multinational firm which designs, manufactures, and markets mobile communications and media devices with cyber security has announced the launch of the world’s first phone called ‘Genio’ into the mobile space of United Kingdom.

Priced at £ 249, Genio will be the first smartphone to be commercially available with Advanced Encryption Standard (AES) as a standout selling point. Thus, consumers using this phone can get maximum cyber security and that too at a cost of mid-range phones available in UK these days.

Genio works on an in-house patented developed technology of Macate that detects user’s location to give the highest grade of encryption complaint to the country they are in.

The features include a 5-inch touchscreen, 13MP back, and 5MP front camera. It will be working on Android 7.0 or Nougat operating system of Google and will come pre-installed with a Macate’s secure communication app NetMe.

Genio which weighs around 189 grams will be a 2GB ram powered smartphone having 16GB of internal storage. It will be available in light Gold, Black, white, and champagne colors.

Macate claims that its NetMe app offers secure chat communications to users which cannot be detected by government funded spies such as CIA (now that’s interesting). Moreover, the end-to-end encrypted communication can also be extended to a voice message, video calling, attachment sharing, location sharing apart from instant messaging.

Coming to the feature of power backup , Macate’s Genio has a 2600 mAH battery loaded on it which can easily last for two days on a full charge and on moderate usage.

On an overall note, Macate’s Genio is designed to protect the privacy and data of its users with technological advancements that impact the world with the highest security in mind.

Naveen Goud is a writer at Cybersecurity Insiders covering topics such as Mergers & Acquisitions, Startups, Cyber Attacks, Cloud Security and Mobile Security

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