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Houbi launches Low- cost blockchain phones with built- in crypto wallet

Southeast Asia will debut the first low- cost  blockchain phone and with a promise to launch in the US and European very soon.

The name  “Acute Angle” blockchain phone was announced by Huobi Global  Tuesday during the launch at the rate of  $515. The Acute Angle is made by Whole Network, a startup that Huobi invested in. 
Similarly, Whole Network’s NODE token will be listed on Huobi Prime  as announced today . For roughly half the price, now Running against competitors like Sirin Labs’ $1,000 “Finney” phone, the Whole Network device can be purchased with Huobi’s native token, HT.
Acute Angle is now currently available in China with a Q4 2019 launch scheduled for Southeast Asia. This is based on Android operating system. The rollout date  is yet  to be given for U.S.A and Europe.

Blockchain-based phones have a bright future, in a statement by Huobi Global CEO Livio Weng:

“We  believe  many more crypto communities will want to trade and transact from mobile devices as the industry develops as well as innovations like 5G become increasingly integrated into our telecommunications systems , definitely  blockchain phones are a promising area for future blockchain industry development..”

Some features in  Acute Angle includes built-in crypto-ready features such as push trade notifications, the NODE native token, a dapp wallet and an optional cold-wallet plugin. 

According to Huobi ,Acute Angle is the first with a view at the future lineup of blockchain-based phones from Whole Network, with plans for 5G capability for future phones 

Whole Network  also joins Samsung and Sirin Labs, among others, in blockchain-based phone development. 
 Samsung Developers Kit (SDK) had a bitcoin functionality dully created and added by Samsung, last month.

Credits: William Foxley

Florence Anusionwu

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