Manufacturer of luxury smartphones Vertu has officially introduced a new device, METAVERTU. Calling it “the world’s first Web3 phone”. Review by Crypto-Upvotes experts
Vertu , which produces luxury smartphones, unveiled and released a series of new METAVERTU devices. Calling them “the world’s first Web3-phones. The line includes 10 models priced from $3,300 to $41,500.
Vertu supports Web2 and Web3 systems. It also has a built-in cryptocurrency wallet, and a marketplace of decentralized applications. Also, the device allows to create and store NFT. Especially for Ethereum validators, the phone has a version of a node for mining ETH.
Previously, other companies were engaged in similar developments. There were announcements of crypto-phones Exodus from HTC, Finney from Sirin Labs and KlaytnPhone from Samsung’s Galaxy Note line. But there are virtually no such handsets on sale. The KlaytnPhone website says the smartphone is only available in South Korea.
This June, Solana Mobile, a subsidiary of Solana Labs, announced the Saga. It is an Android-based smartphone with private key storage and a decentralized Web3 app store. The device is not yet available for purchase ! But it is already available for pre-order for the beginning of next year.