BIG NEWS FROM SOLANA — BLOCKCHAIN SMARTPHONE COMING SOON!!!
Solana, one of the top 10 ranking crypto companies has decided to take decentralization to a whole new level and announced at an event in New York Times, the launch of the Solana Mobile Stack (SMS) software for Android, along with an upcoming Android smartphone called Saga.
Even though this is not the first time possible attempts have been made to produce native blockchain phones, this is a new surge in the Solana ecosystem and there is every possibility of success, especially with the high number of developers in the Solana blockchain. Now, let’s talk more about SAGA.
Saga is the upcoming Solana smartphone to be developed by Solana Labs in conjunction with other companies. This smartphone has been said to have amazing web3 features which will mark a new era in the history of technology.
The device is said to enhance certain crypto functionalities such as mobile wallet adapter, easy minting (which includes the buying and selling of NFTs from anywhere in the world), launching of web3 dapps (Which will give easy access to web3 applications on Solana), and a “seed vault”, which will help keep users’ private information protected from attacks and exploitations. Furthermore, it will also comprise of a G1 processor, 12gb ram and 512 gb storage plus a 6.67 OLED display. And it will be the first tester of the Solana mobile Stack (SMS) software.
According to the Solana Labs CEO, Anatoly Yakovenko, this smartphone is expected to cost about $1000, at retail price and early buyers are said to receive a Saga pass, which is a limited edition NFT that signifies the launch of the phone.
Note: Saga will be available only in the US, CA, EU, and UK to start.
To be among the very first users of the saga smartphone, all you need do is to join the preorder and reserve your spot on the waitlist. To join preorder, click the link, enter your information, connect your wallet and make a $100 USDC refundable deposit. Once payment is complete, you’ll be added to the waitlist and be notified once it’s time to complete your order.
In addition, the Solana foundation is calling out to all developers who are seeking grants, as they launch one of their biggest grant programs ever, a $10 million mobile grant, to fund the dApps of the future. So, what are you waiting for? Click here to apply for grants NOW!!!
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