Singapore-based cryptocurrency exchange Huobi is
entering into hardware applications for the first time by launching a
The official launch of the Acute Angle will be
announced during the launch of its sixth Huobi Prime – the company’s Direct
Premium Offering platform.
On September 11, Huobi Global will be introducing a
native token for the Whole Network as well as the Acute Angle, called NODE. As
part of this launch, Huomi is allowing Huobi Token (HT) users to purchase their
own Acute Angle through HT. Apart from integrating the native token into Huobi
Global by means of Huomi Prime, Huomi has provided other support to the
project, which includes an early-stage investment of the project and the
smartphone through its venture capital unit, Huobi Capital.
The Acute Angle is an Android-based phone developed in
China. Initially, the Whole Network is planning to launch the smartphone across
Southeast Asia by Q4-2019 end and expand to Europe and the US at a later stage.
The phone has a built-in wallet application and an optional plug-in cold
wallet, a range of pre-installed blockchain apps, including the Huobi apps and
crypto news apps, and a dedicated blockchain app store filled with a variety of
related apps and DApps.
Last October, this publication reported the launch of HTC’s
Exodus 1 blockchain-based smartphone. The Exodus 1 was only available to
pre-order using cryptocurrency at the time. According to CNBC, the handset was
offered then for 0.15 bitcoins or 4.78 ether tokens, which was around £739.
Take a look at Huobi’s interview with The Block at Blockchain Expo Europe 2018 below:
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