This Android phone will put military-grade security in your pocket — for $14,000


The Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge costs less than $ 800. The new Solarin Android smartphone costs £9,500, which is about $ 14,000.

The team behind Solarin, Sirin Labs, announced the details on its super-expensive smartphone Tuesday, which the company said is designed for international businesspeople who want to keep sensitive information private. According to the company’s press release, the phone uses the same communication encryption technology as the military.

That kind of security is enticing to some people, but $ 14,000 goes farther than encryption. Inside the Solarin is a base storage of 128GB, 4GB of RAM and a Snapdragon 810 2GHz eight-core processor. It also boasts five antennas and 24 LTE bands, reaching data speeds of up to 4.6 Gbps. Read more…

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