NitroPhone 2 and NitroPhone 2 Pro: World’s Most Secure Android Smartphones

Today, the German company Nitrokey has introduced the NitroPhone 2 and NitroPhone 2 Pro, mainly aimed at security in terms of both hardware and software.

NitroPhone 2 and NitroPhone 2 Pro are the unification of security, privacy, and ease of use with one of the most secure integrations of hardware and software. The new security-focused Android smartphones are announced a few months after the successful launch of NitroPhone 1.

The all-new NitroPhone 2 and NitroPhone 2 Pro are come with 4.5 years of software updates (until 2026), integrating security, privacy, and ease of use with sustainability and a low price per time.

It is ultimately the Google Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro and running on GrapheneOS, which the company says is “the most hardened Android for professionals. Gain full control of your smartphone without Google and Apple!”

The former CIA officer and computer engineer consultant ‘Edward Joseph’ said, “If I were configuring a smartphone today, I’d use DanielMicay’s GrapheneOS as the base operating system. I’d desolder the microphones. (Daniel Micay is the lead developer of GrapheneOS).

An American computer scientist as well as creator and investor of Pretty Good Privacy (PGP) program, Phil Zimmermann said, “NitroPhone is a much better product than we did with Blackphone.”

NitroPhone 2 – Specifications
  • Display: 6.4-inch OLED full-screen display with punch-hole front camera with 1080 x 2400 pixel resolution and 411 pixel density
  • Dual rear camera setup: 50MP primary wide-angle lens and 12MP ultra-wide-angle lens
  • Front Facing camera: 8MP
  • Processor: Google Tensor octa-core processor
  • Security: Titan M2 security chip and In-display fingerprint scanner for biometric security
  • Connectivity: USB Type-C support, Bluetooth 5.2, Single nano-SIM (eSIM not supported)
  • Networks: GSM, LTE, 5G
  • Weight: 207 grams
  • Configuration: 8GB RAM and 256GB internal storage
  • Color: Black
NitroPhone 2 Pro – Specifications
  • Display: 6.7-inch LTPO full-screen display with punch-hole front camera, 1440 x 3120 pixel resolution, 512 pixel density
  • Triple rear camera setup: 50MP primary wide-angle lens, 12MP ultra-wide-angle lens, 48MP telephoto lens with 4x optical zoom
  • Front Facing camera: 11.1MP
  • Processor: Google Tensor octa-core processor
  • Security: Titan M2 security chip and In-display fingerprint scanner for biometric security
  • Connectivity: USB Type-C support, Bluetooth 5.2, Single nano-SIM (eSIM not supported)
  • Networks: GSM, LTE, 5G
  • Weight: 210 grams
  • Configuration: 12GB RAM and 256GB internal storage
  • Color: Black
Pricing and Availability

The newly unveiled NitroPhone 2 costs €630 and the high-end NitroPhone 2 Pro is priced at €1255. Both of these are available for purchase from the official website of Nitrokey where you can also get full information about how secure the actual smartphone is. Users can make a payment through PayPal, SEPA wire bank transfers, credit cards, and even Bitcoin.

For add-ons, customers can also purchase Protective Cover and Privacy screen for the smartphone which is available at €15 and €12, respectively.

Worldwide shipping is also available but its costs start at €8 (vary based on where you live) and Germany shipping costs start at €6. The delivery of the NitroPhone 2 and NitroPhone 2 Pro can be take up to 2 to 10 days, which also depends on your location.

Nitrokey is a well-known brand for providing open-source USB keys utilized to enable secure encryption and data signing. The confidential key is always inside the Nitrokey which protects users’ data from malware attacks.

But the company now has tried to put efforts into the smartphone industry, and it said that its latest smartphones integrate security, privacy, and simple user experience with modern hardware.

GrapheneOS (previously known as CopperheadOS) running on NitroPhone is based on the Android operating system but lacks Google Mobile Service (GMS), however, you can install them from its own application store and it has neither any microphone (optional) as a part of security measures.

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2 thoughts on “NitroPhone 2 and NitroPhone 2 Pro: World’s Most Secure Android Smartphones

  • January 11, 2022 at 9:17 AM
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    Isn’t a phone without a microphone a bit hard to use as a phone?

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    • January 11, 2022 at 2:52 PM
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      Yes, it is but this step is further taken by the company to build it as a “complete security-focused” device.

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