What is Solana Mobile Stack (SMS) – How does Solana Saga Phone work?
What is the Solana Saga Smartphone?
At least for me, unexpectedly, Solanaa publicly traded blockchain company, revealed the release of a new smartphone. According to marketing materials, the Solana Saga is a high-end Android smartphone which will provide a distinctive set of features related to the Solana Blockchain. As you can probably anticipate, with all Solana product, the Saga smart phone will be able to manage digital assets in addition to transacting rapidly and safely.
Solana introduced the Saga and the Solana-Mobile Stackan Android framework that allows programmers to design mobile experiences for wallets and apps. The Saga Material is created and built by OSOMdespite the fact that the underlying experience may come from Solana. If the name of this company sounds familiar to you, it’s probably because it was founded by former Essential employees. Even though the company hinted at a new smartphone in 2021the smartphone will not be officially published until the first quarter of 2023. The final price of the smartphone should be about $1,000.
Please see below some of the main Features of Solana’s neighbor smartphone:
- A 6.67 inch screen
- 12 GB RAM
- 128 GB of internal storage
Users‘ private keys will be kept by Saga in the same component as holds biometric information such as fingerprints. The federal government claims that Solana will not have access to the data. Also, some have said that Saga wouldn’t be sure as Material walletbut it will definitely be safer one software wallet. Some phone manufacturers may integrate Solana’s Codewhich is open source.
I researched the numbers and statistics of smartphones and digital assets; almost 7 billion people use smartphones around the world, and more than 100 million people hold digital or crypto assets. The estimate is that these numbers will only continue to grow in the future years, so At Solana’s crew saw a golden opportunity to launch its own web-based smartphone3.
What is the Solana Mobile Stack (SMS)?
In June 2022one of the co-founders of the Solana Network, Anatoly Yakovenkoannounced that Solana release a web3 software platform and also informed the crypto world that they were working on a smartphone.
The software platform name is Solana Mobile Stack (SMS). It is a toolkit for creating Android Games, wallpapers, and apps. The stack will make it easier for developers to build decentralized applications (DApps) while ensuring excellent user experience.
“Developers have been blocked for too long from creating truly decentralized mobile apps because the existing gatekeeper model just doesn’t work anymore. Yatolenko said when he was talking about the new Solana Mobile Stack.
The crypto world, especially one that is heavily involved in the Solana Networkwill be very excited about the Solana Mobile Stack. SMS should be considered a big bet or, in other words, a risky project by the Solana Networkbut Solana is known to have taken risks in the past, right?
Yet another exciting piece of information is that Solana funds $10 million for dApp development on the Solana mobile stack.
At this point, it is worth noting that this article should not to be considered financial advice. You have to decide for yourself where to invest your savings.
What is the Solana dApp store?
The Solana App Store is a version of an app store like you use it on your smartphones (play store on android Where Apple Store on iOS devices). In fact, it is a decentralized version of an app store where you can buy various dApps which work on the Solana Blockchain.
To be honest, I couldn’t find any information about what dApps precisely will be available on The Saga dApp storebut I guess most (if not all) dApps operating on the Solana Blockchain will be available for Download here. The most notable are Solend, Solanart, Saber, MeanFi, Raydium, Magic Eden and Orca.
Solana is one of the most reliable dApp platformswhich has a massive ecosystem with thousands of users and hundreds of applications available for all crypto enthusiasts.
The new features of Solana Mobile Stack
Solana Movable stack comes with some fascinating features that will be exceptionally interesting professional traders or, in other words, traders who have been in the crypto world for a long time and those who are already operating in the Solana Network.
Please see below some of the main features of Solana SMS:
- Mobile wallet adapter; This protocol connects the blockchain wallet to mobile and web applications.
- seed vault; It securely stores all your sensitive information on the web. This includes the private keys of crypto wallets, which are needed to approve transactions.
- Web Application Store 3; The stack also includes a decentralized app store with a distribution channel that allows developers to contact customers directly on their phones. Users will no longer be required to pay fees on other platforms with this feature.
- Pay Solana; A decentralized payment system that supports wallet adapters and enables on-chain transactions via QR codes.
Keep in mind that Pay Solana will not interfere with or disturb the popular Google Pay which operates in the web 2.0 ecosystem. These two payment systems will be available on the Saga smartphone.
The users of Solana SMS can also use digital assets to purchase products and services, play web 3 games, and create NFTs. Moreover, the seed vault will protect user privacy and enable online commerce through various decentralized platforms.
How much will the smartphone cost?
Pre-orders for the phone will cost buyers approximately $1,000 plus a $100 non-refundable deposit is required. Those who place a pre-order for the phone will also be eligible for receive a special NFT called the Saga Pass which will mark the debut of the telephone. To test the design and identify any flaws before it is released to the general public and the crypto world, The Solana Saga will initially only be available for developers.
You can place a to pay and try to Pre-order the device here.
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