For all you people out there who absolutely HATE to compromise on their privacy (sick of people perving at your phone or worried about your phone’s security and the data inside it), here is good news for you….
Silent Circle and Geeksphone have announced a new Switzerland-based joint venture and its inaugural product, Blackphone, the world’s first smartphone placing privacy and control directly in the hands of its users.
The Blackphone gives individuals and organizations the ability to make and receive secure phone calls, exchange secure texts, transfer and store files, and video chat without compromising user privacy on the device.
“I have spent my whole career working towards the launch of secure telephony products,” said Zimmermann. “Blackphone provides users with everything they need to ensure privacy and control of their communications, along with all the other high-end smartphone features they have come to expect.”
According to Silent Circle CEO Mike Janke, “Blackphone is a journey built upon privacy, control, and security, wrapped in a high-end smartphone built by a very innovative all-star team of cryptographers, security, and mobile innovators.”
This phone comes with some awesome and high quality hardware specs. Here is a brief overview of the specs:
Since this phone focuses on “privacy and security”, it comes with pre installed apps. They are:
According to the CEO…
Not all communication needs to be secure. Mike Janke, CEO and co-founder of the company, suggests there are certain calls you’ll want to encrypt, but “if you’re ordering a pizza or calling your grandma,” it’s unlikely you’ll feel the weight of the NSA on your shoulders. “This is why Blackphone is so unique — it gives the user the chance to choose the level of privacy.”
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