That is in all probability the world’s most safe smartphone proper now
Twin- and multi-booting computer systems is a well-liked apply amongst skilled customers as a result of it permits them to have a number of separate personae. Many preserve such a setup due to safety considerations and it’s kind of of a shock this development hasn’t caught up on cellular, till now.
Straight from Finland, the nation that offered us with some of the well-liked (semi-rugged) telephones ever, the Nokia 3310, comes the Bittium Powerful Cellular 2C.
The telephone runs on a hardened Android 9 and Bittium’s personal Safe OS, which is a fork of Android – and it additionally comes with a free Yubiko 5 NFC safety key included.
The 2 working techniques are completely remoted from one another, with full knowledge and safe ingredient separation, plus the system options always-on VPN and assist for Bittium’s very personal cellular system administration. It is a disgrace no cellular endpoint safety is included, although.
The system itself is each MIL-STD-810G and IP67 licensed, which implies it will possibly take a number of knocks. It additionally comes with a hardware-based privateness mode that may be activated with a single button press, disabling Bluetooth, the microphone and digital camera, and decreasing sensor accuracy.
No pricing info is out there fairly but, however given the Powerful Cellular 2 retails for as a lot as £1,207.50 (roughly $1,800/AU$2,460), don’t anticipate this new mannequin to return low-cost.
We’re in contact with Bittium about reviewing the the Powerful Cellular 2C, so preserve your eyes peeled.