The Solana (SOL) blockchain might develop into the crypto world’s equal of tech large Apple given its robust give attention to consumer expertise, in line with Solana co-founder Raj Gokal.
Talking in a current interview with TechCrunch, Gokal likened Solana to Apple, saying the Mac and iPhone maker’s “relentless give attention to easy interplay” is one thing Solana has discovered from.
“Solana has the potential to be the Apple of crypto,” Gokal mentioned within the interview whereas pointing to the truth that Apple “labored for near a decade on latency for touchscreens to permit for the iPhone to return out and it simply felt like magic.”
“There have been a whole lot of issues to be constructed on high of that platform to get the iPhone and App Retailer and app ecosystem to the place it’s right now. However it began with one relentless give attention to a easy interplay that needed to work completely,” the Solana co-founder mentioned.
He went on to clarify that Solana goals to create a blockchain-based community “that feels just like the common web, when it’s a completely new monetary web.”
As a part of its efforts to carry a couple of user-centric and seamless expertise for web3, Solana in April launched a brand new Android smartphone known as Saga particularly designed for blockchain functions.
Amongst different issues, the cellphone comes with the Solana decentralized app (dApp) Retailer inbuilt, and contains a self-custody resolution referred to as Seed Vault that protects keys by way of biometric authentication and encryption.
Notably, the launch of the cellphone introduced new consideration to the Solana community’s native SOL token, which since April 1st is has managed to stay in constructive territory.
Over the identical time interval, different main cash like Bitcoin (BTC) has traded down by about 2%.
Not surprisingly, the brand new spherical of consideration for the Solana undertaking might due to this fact show to be constructive for the token, which some have predicted could move towards highs of $39 to $48 within the medium time period.