Archos Group and Sikur of Mirabilis Group announced the availability on the market of GranitePhone, smartphones equipped with State of the art security standards regarding calls, mail, messages and data communication for the world of business.
GranitePhone was created on behalf of Sikur from Archos and is marketed by Mirabilis Group in North and South America and from Archos Logic Instrument Group in EMEA countries.
The smartphone (here the link to the video of our site at MWC 2015) is the result of research of security solutions to address risks of cyberattacks, whose cost is estimated to be about 400 billion per year (data from the Center for Strategic and International Studies and by Photionary.com). Hackers are always around the corner, even when the device is not connected to the network, and Granite Phone was designed to withstand the potential attacks.
Sikur developed GraniteOS Android-based operating system for maximum security to device: there’s no option to exit the OS, nor to download apps from a store outside or to install them from an SD card. And tracking via GPS is disabled. In summary, the system is perfectly isolated, there are no backdoors and malware are unable to enter.
“We expect to ship a significant volume [GranitePhone] by the end of March and Logic Instrument will distribute GranitePhone in Europe. We are proud to be involved in the development, production and distribution of this solution of such a high value that is evidence both of our experience technology that the expansion of our offer to our customers, “said the CEO of Logic Instruments Loic Poirier.
GranitePhone weighs 142 grams and offers a smart and nice design. It is equipped with a Full HD display by 5 inches, a processor 64-bit octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 615, 405 Adreno GPU, 2 GB RAM, 16 GB of internal storage, connectivity, LTE, a front camera from 8 Megapixels, a rear 16 megapixels and a battery from 2700mAh.
The first 3000 units of GranitePhone have already been sent, and you can purchase one at the price of 925 euros VAT excluded. The price includes also two years of access to the security services.