Samsung is launching its latest 5G smartphone Galaxy A Quantum with the partnership of SK Telecom in South Korea. This will be the world’s first 5G smartphone that comes with quantum random number generation (QRNG) chipset. The company shares some similar specifications to the Galaxy A71 5G smartphone that have a 6.7-inch FHD+ AMOLED Infinity-O Display, Exynos 980 SoC, up to 8 GB RAM, 64MP quad rear cameras, 32MP front-facing camera and a 4500mAh battery with 25W super-fast charging.
The world’s smallest quantum random number generator (QRNG) chipset with name S2Q000 developed by SK Telecom’s company based on Switzerland. Its subsidiary ID Quantique in ‘Galaxy A Quantum’ helps smartphone users safely use specific services like SK Pay biometric authentication, T ID double login, and 'initial' of quantum security based on quantum crypto technology. All services go through an encryption-decryption process when data is stored or exchanged, and an encryption key is essential.
The SKY Telecom said that the quantum random number generation chipset, which is 2.5 mm wide and 2.5 mm shorter than the nails. Inside the chipset, a CMOS image sensor detects the light (photons) emitted by the LED light source. At this time, random numbers are used using the randomness of both.
Yoo Young-sang, SK Telecom's MNO business unit manager said that the launch of the Galaxy A Quantum has rewritten the history of the world's quantum security industry. The Gregoire Ribordy CEO of IDQ also said that the quantum random number generation chipset is optimized for smartphones with a compact, low-power product. The launch of the Galaxy A Quantum is the first in the mass market where quantum security technology will be popular.
Galaxy A Quantum Specifications -
|Display||6.7-inch FHD+ (1080×2400 pixels) Super AMOLED Plus Infinity-O Display|
|Processor||2.2GHz Octa-Core Samsung Exynos 980 8nm processor with Mali-G76 MP5GPU|
|RAM/Storage||8GB RAM, 128GB internal storage, expandable up to 1TB via micro SD card|
|OS/UI||Android 10 with Samsung One UI 2.0|
|Rear Cameras||64MP rear camera with f/1.8 aperture, LED flash, 12MP 123° ultra-wide-angle camera with f/2.2 aperture, 5MP depth sensor, 5MP macro camera|
|Front Camera||32MP front camera with f/2.2 aperture|
|Features||In-display Fingerprint sensor, Samsung Pay|
|Connectivity||5G, Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz + 5GHz) VHT80 MIMO, Bluetooth 5, GPS + GLONASS, USB Type-C USB 3.1 Gen 1|
|Battery/Charger||4500mAh battery with 25W super-fast charging|
The Galaxy A Quantum comes in Prism Cube Black, Prism Cube Sliver, and Prism Cube Blue colors and the price is 649,000 won (US$527 / Rs. 39,860 approx.) and will available from May 22 in South Korea by SK Telecom with pre-orders starts from today, May 15.