After being first unveiled back at the beginning of this year the new secure Blackphone Android smartphone has now started shipping the initial pre-orders taken earlier this year and new orders are expected to start being taken 2q3o9012i80-again in the middle of next month for $629.
The Blackphone smartphone has been designed to provide owners with a secure device that cannot be eaves dropped and has been built via a partnership between security company Silent Circle and Spanish smartphone manufacturer Geeksphone.
The Blackphone is loaded with a secure version of Android called PrivatOS, and the handset will be sold unlocked for use on any mobile carrier. Its equipped with a 4.7 inch display and powered by a quad-core 2GHz processor supported by 1GB of RAM.
Other features of the smartphone include the addition of Silent Circle apps, Silent Phone, Firewall and Silent Text offering secure encrypted telephony and messaging. As well as a remote wipe feature for contact data.
“No longer will the use of a smartphone demand acceptance of unauthorized surveillance, commercial exploitation of activity data, and the loss of privacy, security and fundamental human rights.
Blackphone includes a unique combination of operating system and application tools which offer unparalleled security and privacy to information workers, executives, public figures, and anyone else unwilling to cede ownership of their privacy to other authorities.”
For more information on the new Blackphone secure smartphone jump over to the Blackphone website for details.
Source: Tech Crunch