Samsung, one of the leading smartphone manufacturers, has embedded Bitcoin (BTC) functionality on blockchain-enabled smartphones. Samsung Adds Bitcoin Functionality to its Blockchain Keystore.
Recently, Samsung brought a cryptocurrency wallet named Samsung Blockchain KeyStore to the Galaxy S10 lineup. It offered cryptocurrency storage and ether (ETH) transactions and related ERC-20 tokens, but it excluded the number one cryptocurrency by market cap.
The mobile giant has now included bitcoin characteristics in the developer kit (SDK), along with several S10 models, as well as Note10 and Note10 + phones.
Samsung Adds Bitcoin Functionality to its Blockchain Keystore. As per the company, Android devices can connect blockchain addresses to their corresponding blockchain keystores using an SDK kit.
The above features are currently available in a handful of jurisdictions including:
- South Korea
- The US
- The UK
Additions to the SDK also include support for the Klaytn blockchain’s native cryptocurrency (Klay) which was recently launched by Korean messaging giant, Kakao.
Kakao’s blockchain subsidiary, GroundX, has been teasing an upcoming Klay wallet called Klip over the past week. Also, revealing its first decentralized app (dapp) partners.