Boeing Black- a smartphone that ‘self destructs’ data if pampered via anonymous means

boeing-black-render.jpgBoeing, a Chicago based aerospace company, has now stepped into the smartphone manufacturing with its latest product- Boeing Black. As said in its FCC filing, the device will cater to the security and defense needs of the government agencies as well as their contractors. Thus, ensuring that data and voice communications undertaken by their respective employees are transmitted and stored in a highly secure manner.

Some of its key features include Android operating system, disk encryption, hardware root of trust, trusted platform modules and more.

As identified by Quartz, the Boeing Black phone is manufactured as a sealed device both with epoxy around the casing and with screws, the heads of which are covered with tamper proof covering to identify attempted disassembly. Also, it has the capability to self destruct the entire data in 30 seconds if someone try to break open the casing of the device.

Further specifications include, a 4.3-inch, qHD display, 1.2GHz dual-core ARM Cortex-A9 CPU, microSD card slot, dual SIM support, Bluetooth v2.1 + EDR, 1590mAh battery and an unspecified version of Android.

As of now, the price details for the smartphone are undisclosed. Also, its still not clear whether company has already put the device on sale.

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