Blackphone 2 on Sale Now

The Blackphone 2, a privacy-oriented smartphone manufactured by Silent Circle, is now available for purchase. The successor to the Blackphone has a larger screen, an Octa-core Qualcomm processor, 3GB of RAM, 32GB of internal storage and a Micro SD card slot, as well as a 13-megapixel camera. The phone’s operating system is a fork from Android, adapted by Silent Circle to harden its security. However, Silent Circle are seeking to make the handset attractive to businessmen who will use it as their primary phone, both in work and at play. Check out the promotional video below.

Eric Priezkalns
Eric Priezkalns
Eric is the Editor of Commsrisk. Look here for more about the history of Commsrisk and the role played by Eric.

Eric is also the Chief Executive of the Risk & Assurance Group (RAG), a global association of professionals working in risk management and business assurance for communications providers.

Previously Eric was Director of Risk Management for Qatar Telecom and he has worked with Cable & Wireless, T‑Mobile, Sky, Worldcom and other telcos. He was lead author of Revenue Assurance: Expert Opinions for Communications Providers, published by CRC Press. He is a qualified chartered accountant, with degrees in information systems, and in mathematics and philosophy.