Blackphone 2 Touchdown In September
Silent Circle’s Blackphone 2 Landing In September
Silent Circle confirmed off the second era of its pro-privacy Android-hardened smartphone, the Blackphone, again in March on the Cellular World Congress tradeshow — touting a summer time launch for the system.
Within the occasion, it’s nonetheless not launched, and the corporate has now quietly put up a pre-order pageon its web site for a September launch — sans price ticket.
The Blackphone 2 updates the unique handset in the appear and feel division, with an all-glass entrance and rear, plus a bigger full HD show. At 5.5 inches throughout, it’s beneficiant sufficient though lags behind palm-stretching phablet choices. Different updates embody a 64-bit processor and extra RAM.
Each gadgets will run Silent Circle’s SilentOS (previously referred to as PrivatOS): a safety targeted taste of Android, and are available pre-loaded with pro-privacy apps reminiscent of Silent Circle’s suite of safe messaging apps, in addition to bundling entry to 3rd social gathering pro-privacy companies reminiscent of SpiderOak safe cloud storage.
The corporate has pivoted from its preliminary prosumer goal for Blackphone to pay attention extra of its energies on serving the enterprise market — chasing an area that was occupied by RIM’s Blackberry, and now promoting gadgets, software program and companies underneath its “enterprise privacy platform” banner.