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Spain: Silent Circle's Blackphone 2 gives HYPER-security at this year's MWC01:03

Spain: Silent Circle's Blackphone 2 gives HYPER-security at this year's MWC

Spain, Barcelona
March 3, 2015 at 15:27 GMT +00:00 · Published

Silent Circle presented their hyper secure smartphone, the Blackphone 2, at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona on Tuesday.

The 5-inch handset has an HD screen protected by Gorilla Glass 3, running on a 64-bit Qualcomm octa-core processor, backed by 3GB of RAM. The heightened RAM level allows the phone to run Silent Circle's PrivateOS 1.1, a secure add on to Google's OS, letting the phone encrypt information for work documents, emails, and applications. The phone also comes with the Silent Store, the first app-store based on privacy and security. David Puron, Vice-President of Engineering at Blackphone stated that "At the end of the day the people that are behind our project, ensures that we are, if not the most, one of the most secure phones in the market."

The Mobile World Congress is the world's largest exhibition for the mobile phone industry with 90,000 visitors expected this year. It began on Monday and will run until Thursday, March 5.

Spain: Silent Circle's Blackphone 2 gives HYPER-security at this year's MWC01:03
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Silent Circle presented their hyper secure smartphone, the Blackphone 2, at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona on Tuesday.

The 5-inch handset has an HD screen protected by Gorilla Glass 3, running on a 64-bit Qualcomm octa-core processor, backed by 3GB of RAM. The heightened RAM level allows the phone to run Silent Circle's PrivateOS 1.1, a secure add on to Google's OS, letting the phone encrypt information for work documents, emails, and applications. The phone also comes with the Silent Store, the first app-store based on privacy and security. David Puron, Vice-President of Engineering at Blackphone stated that "At the end of the day the people that are behind our project, ensures that we are, if not the most, one of the most secure phones in the market."

The Mobile World Congress is the world's largest exhibition for the mobile phone industry with 90,000 visitors expected this year. It began on Monday and will run until Thursday, March 5.

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