2019 might turn out to be the time of the blockchain mobile phone. After Sirin Labs’ declaration of the arrival of its Finney model because of hit the business sectors in November – Pundi X shows up now to be the most recent innovation to launch its own crypto-based cell phone, XPhone.
Specialities of the XPhone
The project of Singapore exhibited its new phone, the XPhone at the XBlockchain summit in the Inaya Putri Bali this week. The XPhone will empower users to make calls, to send texts, and transmit information using a completely decentralized blockchain network, the manner in which they do with standard cell phones to be had in the commercial centres these days. Dissimilar to conventional cell phones which require a centralized cellular service, XPhone runs autonomously without the need for that. Blockchain-based calling and messaging services can likewise be flipped on and off on the telephone OS.
The XPhone uses the organization’s new exclusive operating system called Function X which comprises of five basic segments: Function X OS, Function X Blockchain, Function X IPFS, FXTP Protocol, and the Function X Docker. Each of the five has a single motive, and that is to decentralize all applications, site, communications and data.
Function X has been stemmed from Android 9.0 open source innovation to incorporate another blockchain-based layer. It lets in users to anchor and monetise their own information by means of another transmission convention FXTP, while it additionally includes a decentralized record stockpiling framework IPFX. Notwithstanding empowering users to share information safely through blockchain, the framework will likewise empower developers to rapidly and effectively distribute decentralized applications through FXTP.
In the ecosystem of Function X, there is an alternative framework to the web’s HTTP protocol, comprising of F(X) OS, F(X) Chain F(X) FXTP, F(X) Docker and F(X) IPFS to serve the decentralized web demands. Each gadget in the Function X community will be a hub, and each will have its very own address and private key which is specifically connected to their hub names, much the same as conventional URL and IP addresses.
Based upon Android 9.0, the XPhone OS is as of now accessible for smartphone producers for trying out with the XPhone which is set to release in the quarter two of 2019. While the XPhone which is altogether compatible with the modern Android applications, its motivation is to create new applications and communications innovation that can offer whole security without requiring any relevant authority to achieve this – purported decentralized applications, or Dapps.
Smartphone producer of Taiwan, HTC is likewise thought to design its very own blockchain smartphone which is turning into an undeniably fast-growing area. Initially planned to be launched in the third quarter of 2018, the venture seems to have been liable to various postponements, with eyewitnesses presently anticipating the final product launch for the quarter one of 2019.