Announcement. Samsung Galaxy Quantum 2 with a chip for generating real random numbers

Apparently, in Korea to security issuesare taken more seriously than the rest of the world. How else can you explain that it is there that Samsung is already releasing the second smartphone with a special chip for generating truly random numbers?

It's no secret that conventional "software" generatorsrandom numbers are pseudo-random, which is not very good in terms of cryptography-security, etc. To work around this problem, special chips are used that can generate truly random "physical" noise. And, yes, in the Samsung Galaxy Quantum 2, this is exactly the chip that costs.

Smartphone released for (and shared with) Koreanmobile operator SK Telecom. For what needs and who exactly will use it, you can't figure it out without half a liter. Mobile banking, some branded services from SKT ...

As a smartphone itself, the Quantum 2 is a device of a level above average, although it does not reach the flagships.

2019 Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 Plus Chipset.At the time of the announcement, it was the flagship. Now it no longer applies to those. Although the performance is serious even by modern standards - about half a million AnTuTu points.

6 GB of RAM, 128 GB of permanent memory. 4500 mAh battery - average capacity. Charging is fast, but not too fast - 25W.

AMOLED screen, 6.67 ″ diagonal. Ultra-high resolution - 1440 × 3040 (504 ppi), high refresh rate - up to 120 Hz. However, in order to reach the maximum frequency, the screen resolution will have to be lowered.

Cameras. Frontal resolution 10 MP. Behind the trio 64 + 12 + 5 MP - the main module, wide-angle, macro.

699,600 Korean Won (₽48,200, $ 622) at launch.

Key features of Samsung Galaxy Quantum 2:

ScreenSuper AMOLED, 6.67 ″, 1440 × 3040, 504 ppi, 120 Hz, 16M colors, touch, capacitive, multitouch
IronQualcomm Snapdragon 855+
1 x Kryo 485 Gold (Cortex-A76), 3 x Kryo 485 Gold (Cortex-A76), 4 x Kryo 485 Silver (Cortex-A55), Adreno 640
Memory RAM 6 GB, ROM 128 GB, Micro-SD up to 1 TB
Mobile Internet5G
Mobile networks5G
Battery Li-Ion, 4500 mAh, fast charging 25.00 W
Dimensions161.9 x 73.8 x 8.1 mm
Weight176 g
Rear Camera: Triple, Flash, Auto Focus

- 64 MP, f / 1.8, OIS

- 12 MP, wide angle, f / 2.2, 123 °

- 5 MP, macro, f / 2.4
front camera: 10 MP, f / 2.2, no flash, no autofocus
NavigationGPS, GLONASS, BeiDou, Galileo
OS Android 11, One UI
Sensors Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Approximation, Illumination, Fingerprint scanner (screen), NFC
USBType-C v2.0

George Kiselyov