Silent Circle Blackphone 2 hits North America
For those who value their privacy, spending almost $800 USD on a secure smartphone is definitely a good deal. While Silent Circle's Blackphone 2 is capable of keeping the personal data private and out of reach of any potential intruder, it also offers very good specs when compared to its predecessor.
Silent Circle Blackphone 2 has the following specs and features:
- Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 SoC
- Memory/Storage: 3 GB RAM; 32 GB internal storage and microSD support up to 128 GB
- Display: 5.5-inch multitouch with 1,920X1,080 pixels and Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection
- Cameras: 5 MP front, 13 MP BSI on the back
- Connectivity: 4G LTE, WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 4.0 LE
- Operating system: Android-based Silent OS (previously known as PrivatOS)
- Weight/Dimensions: 0.36 pounds; 6X3X0.31 inches
- Battery: 3060 mAh with Quick Charge 2.0
In addition to the above, this handset comes with multiple security-focused features, including different logins for different tasks (one for communication-related apps and one for the documents, for example), end-to-end encrypted VOIP calling with any Android or iOS handset, secure conference calls with up to six Silent Phone users, secure messaging, secure boot, fast OTA updates, and more.