The new Samsung Galaxy A Quantum has shown up in the market. All things considered, it may resemble a customary Android cell phone, however in the engine, it packs some cutting edge tech to keep itself from being manhandled by programmers.
What makes it extraordinary is that it’s the first cell phone to come outfitted with a Quantum Random Number Generator (QRNG) chip. The chip is created by SK Telecom’s auxiliary ID Quantique, which is based out of Switzerland. It brings quantum encryption abilities to the gadget, permitting it to produce flighty irregular numbers and make security keys for applications and administrations.
Customary irregular number generators right now utilized in cell phones are regularly an objective for assailants. Then again, the QRNG arrangement that estimates 2.5×2.5mm follows an alternate methodology by including a LED and a CMOS sensor.
At the point when light (photons) produced from the LED is caught by the picture sensor, the QRNG chip utilizes the data to examine quantum irregularity and thinks of a really arbitrary number.
The produced arbitrary number can be taken care of to different cell phone applications for client confirmation and creating encryption keys, for instance, in portable installment applications. Be that as it may, the QRNG chip (otherwise known as SKT IDQ S2Q000) just works with SK Telecom’s administrations, which is somewhat self-evident.
According to SK Telecom, no innovation in the market right now that can bargain the chip. In this way, we can expect it to be perhaps the most secure arrangement out there. All things considered, nothing is unhackable in the present time.
Samsung Galaxy A Quantum Specifications
The Galaxy A Quantum is a rebranded Galaxy A71 5G if we set aside the QRNG chip. Here are the specifications of the device:
- Display: 6.7-inch Super AMOLED Infinity-O (1080 x 2400)
- SoC: Samsung Exynos 980 octa-core
- GPU: Mali-G76 MP5
- RAM/Storage: 8GB/128GB + microSD slot
- OS: One UI 2.0 (Android 10)
- Battery: 4500 mAh (25W Fast Charging)
- Biometrics: In-display fingerprint sensor
- Rear Camera: 64MP (Wide, PDAF) + 12MP (Ultra-wide) + 12MP (Macro) + 5MP Depth Sensor
- Front Camera: 32MP
- Connectivity: 5G, WiFI-AC, Bluetooth 5.0, Type-C (USB 2.0), 3.5m jack
The smartphone is available for pre-order in South Korea with a price tag of KRW649,000 ($530 approx.), starting May 15, and it will go on sale on May 22. Samsung is also giving a free pair of Galaxy Buds for all buyers who make the pre-booking.