News by Cointelegraph: Helen Partz
Following integration with major cryptos, South Korean tech giant Samsung expands the coins supported by the Galaxy S10 device with three stablecoins.
According to a U.today report on Aug. 30, Samsung’s new flagship smartphone now supports three stablecoins, including TrueUSD (TUSD), Maker (MKR) and USD Coin (USDC).
33 cryptos totally supported
Additionally, Samsung Galaxy S10 now reportedly supports Basic Attention Token (BAT), a native token by blockchain-based internet browser Brave that is used to reward users for watching ads.
The report notes that the digital wallet on Samsung’s new phone now supports 33 digital currencies in total, including Bitcoin (BTC), Binance’s native token Binance Coin (BNB) and Ether (ETH).
As previously reported by Cointelegraph, the supported currencies also include KuKoin Shares (KCS), NEM (XEM), Kyber Network (KNC), Qtum (QTUM), as well as native tokens of cryptocurrency payments startup Pundi X, following the integration of their XWallet.
“Not a small deal right?”
Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao noted that the scope of the deal is significant, and he will be an active supporter of new Samsung phone.
“Not a small deal, right? Guess which phone I will be buying and recommending to all of my friends! It’s spreading.”
On Aug. 27, major phone operator China Telecom released a white paper on blockchain-powered smartphones in the 5G Era, describing a project of SIM card-based blockchain digital asset management system.