Privacy and data security has become a priority since we started using smartphone. However, in the later years, privacy and security has become a key component in the smartphone market. This has led to the starting of companies which are solely dedicated to creating heavily secured smartphones. A few decades ago, heavily secured smartphone were only designed for military use and for government officials. As of now, secure smartphones running heavily secured operating systems and hardware have been made available to the public.
The IntactPhone Arcane and the IntactPhone Bond are perfect examples of some of the most secure devices you can find available for individuals and businessmen. In short, anyone can own it. Most people have probably never heard of the IntactPhone which is probably because they only know about the KATIM phone and the Blackphone. Despite it not being so popular, over 200,000 people in the world use the IntactPhone.These are people ranging from politicians, business persons, security officers, government officers to even ordinary citizens. Well, here’s a short history about its origin.
IntactPhone was developed by CommuniTake Technologies. It is a software company based in Israel that builds security, productivity, and management solutions to guarantee the highest level of mobile security for individuals and organizations. CommuniTake Intact Mobile Security is a mobile Endpoint Protection Platform that improves device security and provides powerful protection against cyber-attacks and data mining. IntactPhone runs a purpose-built security-rich operating system, fused command-and-control application, military-grade encrypted communications, and multiple security and performance assurance utilities. The company proved that the Intact Mobile Security Platform provides the ultimates protection against man-in-the-middle attacks, device exploits, device root access, infected apps among other hundreds of cyberattacks.
IntactPhone Arcane Price and Specifications
The IntactPhone Arcane is a bit expensive but this depends on the dealer. For example on ZFI.inc, the phone retails for $1099.95 but you get an instant 10% discount when you register for the ZFI Club. The IntactPhone Arcane network coverage is very limited as it is only supported in Europe, the USA, LATAM, and Asia. It has a 5.7 inches IPS LCD display which has a 720 x 1440 pixels screen resolution. It is powered by a MediaTek Helio P22 processor clocked at 2.0 GHz. The IntactPhone Arcane runs on a heavily customized INTACTOS to enhance security with an Android 9 skin. It has 3 GB of RAM and 32 GB of internal storage. The main camera is a 16 MP snapper and the selfie camera is an 8 MP snapper at the top of the display. The IntactPhone Arcane has a battery capacity of 2950 mAh which can last between 10-16 hours of usage and over 200 hours standby time. The phone also includes other useful features such as a memory card slot, a compass, Bluetooth 5.0, Wi-Fi, G-sensor, proximity sensor, light sensor, and Dual-SIM compatibility.
IntactPhone Bond Price and Specifications
The IntactPhone Bond has an affordable price tag compared to the IntactPhone Arcane. For example on yrsinc, the phone retails for $620 with a 10% registration discount for YRS Club members. The IntactPhone Bond has a 5.45 inches IPS LCD display which offers a 720 x 1440 pixels screen resolution. It is powered by a MediaTek MT6739 processor with a 1.3 GHz clock speed. It has 2 GB of RAM and 16 GB of internal storage. The rear camera is a 5 MP snapper and the selfie camera is a mere 2 MP snapper. The phone draws power by a 2500 mAh battery. It has other features like Bluetooth 4.2, GPS, accelerometer, gyroscope, memory card slot, fingerprint reader, proximity sensor, Wi-Fi, and dual SIM support.
IntactPhone Security and Privacy Features
First of all, CommuniTake manufactures its own hardware. All IntactPhone devices are installed with a custom OS known as INTACTOS which is a highly secured OS built on top of Android 9. It also has its own application center where you can download apps of your choice. This means it doesn’t utilize google play store services. All calls made from IntactPhone devices are encrypted with the ZRTP protocol such that even the service provider cannot listen to your calls. Keys are also discarded after every call. Encryption also applies to messages as they are encrypted with a 256-bit AES cipher and every chat session is assigned its own key. There are also self-destructing messages. Therefore the IntactPhone is able to offer complete privacy and protection from backdoors of any kind.
When you purchase the IntactPhone, (IntactPhone Bond), it comes with enough battery to power on the device. Once it powers on, it asks you to set 3 passwords. The first password is for unlocking the phone, the second password is for using the contained secure communications and the third password is for encrypting the phone’s memory card.
Once the device is powered on, it has another 4 major security and privacy apps;
- Intact app – This app enables you to access encrypted phone services, antivirus, and the app store.
- Intach Store app – This gives you access to a global secure app store that protects the user from downloading apps infected/embedded with malware.
- Intact VPN – This connects you to a VPN through secure CommuniTakes servers.
- Intact Communications app – This encrypts all your calls and messages.
Where to buy IntactPhone?
You can purchase an IntactPhone device of your choice from yrsinc and zfi-inc websites. The prices may vary and it may also take some time for the package to be delivered as it is shipped all the way from Israel. You can also get the IntactPhone on the NCryptcellular shop for $1425 with secure checkout with PayPal, VISA, MasterCard, and even cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin and ether.