Justin Sun, director of Tron startup blockchain, said that by the end of 2019, the Samsung Galaxy S10 smartphone with built-in interface for interacting with the Tron networkwill start selling in Austria, Portugal, Sweden, Finland, Denmark and Australia. Now on the national market a phone with this function can be purchased by residents of Korea, the USA, Canada, Great Britain, Switzerland and Spain.
Samsung Galaxy S10 has a wallet forcryptocurrency storage that supports 33 digital assets, including Bitcoin (BTC), Ethereum (ETH), Tron (TRX), Basic Attention Token (BAT), Binance Coin (BNB) and TrueUSD (TUSD). The store uses the open source KeyStore interface for storing cryptographic keys and certificates. Program users can make money transfers and manage digital signatures.
On October 29, 2019, Sun announced that the Galaxy S10Integrated software to run decentralized applications (DApps) created on the Tron network. At that time, 611 DApps functioned on the blockchain, they were used by an average of 276,000 people per day, in addition, this figure increased by 1.2% every week. According to Justin, the cooperation of Tron with Samsung will expand the client base of applications, Tron cryptocurrency and all tokens of the TRC10 and TRC20 standard.
Samsung Galaxy S10's main competitor in the marketsmartphones with cryptocurrency support are considered Exodus 1S from HTC, released in October this year. The second version of Exodus is much cheaper than the first: in 2018, Exodus 1 sold for $ 699, the price of Exodus 1S was $ 244. The starting price of the Samsung Galaxy S10 reaches $ 651. HTC Director Phil Chen believes that the growth in sales of mobile devices will only be possible if new crypto phones are released. Therefore, the development of additional functions based on the blockchain is included in the list of priority tasks of the enterprise.