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Many days have passed and the year 2020 has come to an end, and that is why we have come up with a new article for you. Although the year 2020 has passed through the global crisis, smartphone technology companies have been able to continue their innovation. We’ve seen innovation in smartphones from different companies: skin size, quad camera modules, high-refresh panels, foldable devices and more. Moreover, smartphone makers are pushing their developers to come up with something new every year, but privacy is still a major concern among customers.
That’s why Google, along with other smartphone companies, tries to update the monthly security patches as soon as possible. However, this security patch is so useful that it is not, because they still collect customer data to provide personalized services. And if you are not willing to give up even a hair’s breadth with privacy, then this tune has been arranged for you. Today we have not seen the best security phones of 2020 from this tune.
The best security phone
Before we start discussing tune directly, there are a few things you need to keep in mind. First of all, it is your personal choice to prioritize privacy over any other feature. Because, if you choose privacy as the first criterion, you will not be able to use the various popular services.
In most cases, you can even check out every option on a completely new operating system. This is because you may not find trending features such as in-display fingerprint sensors, multiple camera sensors and high-refresh rate panels on phones that ensure privacy. If you are ready to ignore all these aspects for high security and privacy, we request you to read this tune in full as we will discuss the best security phones here.
BITTIUM TOUGH MOBILE 2C
In the first place among these best security phones is the smartphone brand of a Finnish company called Bittium. The Bittium Tough Mobile 2C will probably be the most secure smartphone in the world. The smartphone has a classic and premium look. Moreover, looking at this phone at a fast look can remind you of those BlackBerry days.
Bittium Tough Mobile 2C uses two operating systems, one is Android 9 and the other is the company’s own secure operating system. The company will use the first operating system for all your daily use and the second operating system for secure communication through security approved applications. To ensure your privacy, Bittium offers a Yubico NFC key that allows you to access your device. And so keep this Yubico NFC key in your archive, if you forget you won’t be able to access your device.
Both the operating systems of this smartphone are isolated from each other which means your private data is actually private. And what you get on this secure phone is described below.
- Display: 5.2-inch Full HD resolution (1080 x 1920 pixels)
- Memory and storage: 4GB RAM, 64GB onboard internal storage
- CPU and GPU: Snapdragon 670 chipset, Adreno 615 GPU
- Rear camera: 12MP AF primary sensor
- Front camera: 5MP front shooter
- Operating system: Android Pie and SecureOS
- Battery: 3,000mAh capacity
- Other Features: Bluetooth 5.0, NFC, IP67 certified resistance, MIL-STD-810G complaint
- Price: $ 1885 or about 1 lakh 59 thousand rupees
PURISM LIBREM 5
Purism is a California social tech company known for its impressive Librem laptops. The company has decided to enter the smartphone space with their Privacy Focused Librem 5 device. The brand started crowdfunding in 2016 but was repeatedly delayed from the official launch of the smartphone. Customers who pre-ordered earlier this year began getting their devices.
Like the Librem laptop, the Librem 5 is powered by the Linux-based PureOS open source operating system. This operating system ensures complete free, ethical and security. This device will keep you from getting stuck in any ecosystem so your privacy will be protected.
The device also has three kill switches that allow you to turn off WiFi, Bluetooth, cellular signals, microphone and camera connections. Yes, you can turn off the connection of these components with the kill switch.
Also through its built-in application, Purism’s experience is made as private and secure as possible. Instead of Google and Apple services on this device, you can safely use many more open source applications while protecting privacy with privacy friendly search engines like Pure Browser and DuckDuckGo. Considering all these aspects, this device has been added to the list of the best secure phones of 2020.
- Display: 5.7-inch IPS TFT panel, 720 x 1440 pixels resolution
- Memory and storage: 4GB RAM, 32GB built-in internal storage
- CPU and GPU: NXP quad-core i.MX 8M chipset, Vivante GC7000Lite
- Rear camera: 13MP primary sensor with LED flash
- Front camera: 8MP front snapper
- Operating system: PureOS
- Battery: 4, 500mAh capacity, removable
- Other features: Bluetooth 4, audio jack, Type-C port
- Price: $ 799 or about 7 thousand rupees
If you are not a fan of the Android operating system and are worried about your privacy in the custom Linux based operating system then this is an option. You are a K-iPhone brand phone which is an exact copy of iPhone 7 and it is a very secure phone. Although this phone is a device that is almost four years old, K-iPhone is still trying to bring a new secure device to the market.
The phone is designed by KryptAll, and the K-iPhone device is a modified iPhone version, with modified components, custom firmware, and the company’s own encrypted VoIP app. And because of all these components, the device has become an ultra secure device. According to the K-iPhone brand, this phone is a useful device for military personnel, heads of state and those who care about protecting their privacy.
Although many modified components are used in this device, you can still use this device just like the regular iPhone 7. Moreover, for those who do not want to leave the iOS ecosystem, this device is perfect, but a little concern about privacy can work. The K-iPhone device may seem like a solid option to you, but hearing the price of this device may change your decision. The price of this device is $ 4,500 or about 3 lakh 81 thousand rupees. Basically, you can buy two or three original iPhones for the price of one K-iPhone.
SIRIN LABS FINNEY BLOCKCHAIN SMARTPHONE
It would be incomplete to list any secure phone without mentioning the name of Sirin Labs’ old Finney smartphone. Not only does the Finney device look amazing, it is a sophisticated and ultra secure device. Sirin Labs has named this device Blockchain smartphone because it has a cold-storage wallet embedded in it so that you can safely carry your tokens and make secure transactions on-the-go or on the go.
Sirin Labs Finney smartphone brings military grade security such as multi-layered cybersecurity suite, encrypted P2P calls, encrypted email, and SMS facility. In addition, the device has a unique 24/7 intrusion prevention system (IPS) system.
- Display: 6-inch notched display, 1080 x 2160 pixels, 95% NTSC
- Memory and storage: 6GB RAM, 128GB onboard storage
- CPU and GPU: Snapdragon 845 chipset, Adreno 630 GPU
- Rear camera: 12MP primary sensor, f / 1.8 aperture, PDAF
- Front camera: 8MP front shooter, f / 2.2 aperture
- Operating system: SirinOS
- Battery: 3, 280mAh capacity, 50% in 30min, 100% in 2 hours
- Other features: NFC, Bluetooth 5.0, fingerprint sensor, side fire audio
- Price: $ 999 or about 75 thousand rupees
UnaPhone Zenith is another incredibly beautiful smartphone and it has a secure system. The main highlight of the smartphone is the locked down OS which prevents you from installing any application. Yes, you are right. This smartphone is powered by Android 6.0 and does not have any Google service or any app that would ask for weird permission.
UnaPhone Zenith’s complete storage encryption, blocked system modification, data leaks are not at all possible. It also encrypts the built-in installed Email, Text, and Phone applications. In addition to these, there are 40 secure apps preloaded on this smartphone. Moreover, these security patches are delivered through secure OTA channels.
- Display: 5.5-inch LTPS panel with 1080p resultion
- Memory and storage: 4GB RAM, 32GB onboard memory
- CPU and GPU: octa-core 2.0Ghz chipset, Mali-T860 GPU
- Rear camera: 13MP primary sensor, f / 2.0 aperture
- Front camera: 8MP front shooter
- Other Features: aircraft-grade 7075 aluminum alloy frame with plastic
- Price: $ 999 or about 48 thousand rupees
There are many secure phones in the market, but we think that these are the best secure phones. Whether you are a fan of the Android operating system or the iOS operating system, our list of the best secure phones will be on your list of favorites. If you are really aware of your privacy then you need to use secure phone.
And if you do not have a problem with the budget to buy an expensive secure phone, then the above mentioned secure device can be a suitable option for you without buying the current trendy smartphone. Bittium Tough Mobile 2C and Purism Librem 5 phones are the best choice. These two devices have come in the market so you can get all the latest features in these two devices.
The other three options in this list, 2016, but these are still one of the secure phones, and that is why we have decided to add them to this list. For those who prefer iOS operating system, K-iPhone can be a reliable device. Finally, Sirin Labs Finney has made the smartphone as Ultra Secure by introducing its blockchain technology.
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