Osom is a privacy-focused tech firm that was anticipated to launch the OV1 smartphone from the staff of engineers that constructed the Essential PH-1. In a flip of occasions, the OV1 will now be a new blockchain-focused smartphone by Solana Mobile known as the “Saga” and it’ll nonetheless be manufactured by Osom. The Solana Saga will likely be tightly built-in with Solana’s blockchain, able to making transaction in web3 and can help holding digital belongings together with tokens and NFTs.
The OV1 will now be the Solana Saga.
— OSOMPrivacy (@OsomPrivateness) June 23, 2022
At an occasion in New York, the firm additionally launched the Solana Mobile Stack. This is “a framework for Android allowing developers to create rich mobile experiences for wallets and apps on Solana.” The Solana Mobile Stack SDK is already accessible for builders.
The announcement web page additionally revealed some specs together with a 6.67-inch OLED display screen, 12GB of RAM, and 512GB of inner storage. The Saga will even equip the Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 chipset and is powered by a 4,100 mAh battery. There’s additionally wi-fi charging help, Bluetooth 5.0, and a rear-mounted fingerprint scanner. In the digicam division, there’s a 16MP selfie digicam and twin foremost cameras. The first is a 50MP IMX766 f/1.8 and a secondary 12MP IMX373 f/2.2 120-degree ultrawide digicam.
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Interestingly, potential consumers can pre-order a Solana Saga beginning as we speak for a refundable deposit of $100. The Saga will retail for $1000 and those that pre-order could obtain a Saga Pass that features an accompanying NFT and “the first ticket to influencing the path of the SMS platform. The system is anticipated to reach in early 2023 and can initially launch in the US, Canada, EU, and UK.