Solana Mobile Debuts Saga, Flagship Android Phone for Web3

On Thursday, Solana Mobile, a subsidiary of Solana Labs, introduced Saga, a flagship Android mobile phone that tightly integrates with the Solana blockchain making it easy and secure to transact in Web3 and manage digital assets, such as tokens and NFTs.

Co-founder Anatoly Yakovenko spoke about the market value of the platform, saying: “Almost 7 billion people use smartphones around the world and more than 100 million people hold digital assets – and both of those numbers will continue to grow.” He boasted that “Saga sets a new standard for the Web3 experience on mobile.”

Saga was introduced at an event in New York on Thursday, which also included the introduction of the Solana Mobile Stack, a framework for Android allowing developers to create rich mobile experiences for wallets and apps on Solana and create a “Secure Element” for private key management. The Solana Mobile Stack SDK is available to developers now and Saga is will be made available for pre-orders starting on Thursday, with delivery in early 2023.

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Saga is designed and manufactured by OSOM, a leading Android development company whose team has extensive experience building computing hardware for Google, Apple, and Intel. The device includes a 6.67″ OLED display, 12 GB RAM, 512 GB storage, and the latest flagship Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 Mobile Platform. Those who pre-order may be eligible to receive a Saga Pass, an NFT accompanying the first wave of Saga devices and the first ticket to influencing the direction of the SMS platform.