Samsung & SK Telecom reveal world’s first smartphone with quantum security
The phone itself comes with a 6.7-inch Super AMOLED Infinity-O display with full HD resolution and an in-display fingerprint reader. A rear quad-camera setup includes a 64-megapixel main camera, a 12-megapixel ultrawide-angle camera, a five-megapixel macro camera and a five-megapixel depth sensor. There’s a 32-megapixel camera on the front.
The whole device is powered by an Exynos 980 processor, runs Android 10 with One UI 2.0 and comes with 8GB of RAM and 128GB of storage. Plus it offers the whole shebang of connectivity features, including WiFi, GPS, 5G, LTE, Bluetooth 5.0, NFC, a USB-C port, a microSD card and that all-important 3.5mm headphone jack. So while its USP is certainly the QRNG chipset, the device itself is a decent all-round powerhouse.
It’ll be available in black, blue and silver and will go on sale in Korea from May 22nd for KRW 649,000 (which is around $530).
This isn’t the first time Samsung and SK Telecom have partnered up for a world first. Back in September last year the pair announced they were teaming up to develop the first 8K TV with 5G speeds. Samsung has since continued its quantum crusade in a variety of other applications, although this is the first time we’ve seen it applied to smartphone technology. It certainly won’t be the last.