Ledger Stax: The new Ledger Hardware wallet

Ledger, Web3’s leading cold wallet developer, after announcing its first NFT collection, confirmed the launch of Ledger Stax, the new hardware wallet that will allow to securely display and store NFTs in addition to 500 cryptoassets.

Ledgerthe leading developer of cold wallets and hardware in the Web3 industry, has confirmed its new product called Ledger Stax. The same, is a wallet that allows to store more than 500 cryptocurrencies and as a novelty, it will now be possible to display and store favorite NFTs in a cryptographically secure way.

This company, one of the most important in the cold wallet market, has been taking a serious interest in NFTs for the last while. A few months ago, the company began its foray into the non-fungible token industry with the launch of its own NFT market and Web3 platform called Ledger Market. Also, they have announced that they will be launching more products related to this ecosystem.

The new cryptographic escrow wallet and NFT called Ledger Stax was presented as a logical continuation of previous hardware products such as Nano S Plus y Nano X.

This time, Ledger enlisted the help of iPod designer Tony Fadell Tony Fadell designer to design the Ledger Stax with the goal of making it easy to use and accessible to anyone not yet familiar with these Web3 products.

If we compare this new product with other Ledger wallets, we can notice that the user interface of the Ledger Stax is much more user-friendly and allows crypto-users to manage collections of NFTs, as well as around 500 crypto-assets through a touch interface.

In addition, each Ledger Stax includes a Infinity Pass which provides owners with a free NFT with future benefits and exclusivities. On the other hand, if the Ledger Stax is obtained at Ledger MarketLedger Stax, they will have access to a company community that has unique NFT artwork from emerging artists. Holders of Ledger Market Genesis Passes may have the opportunity to access exclusive, priority access to the artwork.

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Pascal GauthierCEO and President of Ledger, spoke about this new product and said that the Ledger Stax wallet will seek to advance Ledger’s objective as a company and offer sufficient alternatives for different types of secure storage for NFTs and all types of digital assets.

Tony Faddel also spoke out after collaborating on the design of this new cold wallet and said it will be fun and easy to use. In addition, he said that it was not only about getting the hardware design right, but also designing the whole customer journey, from opening the website to getting the wallet. The goal was to reinvent the whole experience and make it more common for people who don’t understand how these cryptographic and secure products work.

Ledger Products

Ledger became popular and recognized for its Ledger Nano product line, the most secure and successful digital asset security hardware ever created to date. Currently more than 5 million Ledger have been sold and none have been compromised in their security and protection of digital assets.

The Ledger Stax will be available for pre-order on Ledger’s marketplace early next year. It is also expected to be available in online stores as well as in the Best Buy for the United States.

On the other hand, the value of this new hardware wallet will be $279 dollars each and is currently available for pre-order on its official storewhich will come with a free Magnet Shell and exclusive access to the “Art on Ledger Stax” generative collection, all those who wish to can also get the Ledger Stax NFT here and get the Ledger Market Genesis Pass named above.

Ledger Stax Features

Ledger Stax has an electronic ink display similar to a Kindle or also known as an E-book reader. It is capable of displaying headline NFTs even when the device is turned off. Also, according to Ledger, the large capacity battery with wireless charging will allow users to use the device for weeks or even months without the need for daily charging.

As for the name Stax, it’s because of the integrated magnets, which allow several wallets to be stacked together (as shown in the main image of the article).

The technical specifications are as follows:

  • Dimensions: 85 mm x 54 mm x 6mm (length and width of a credit card)

  • Safety: Ledger EAL 5+ certified safe element

  • Screen resolution: 672 x 400 pixels

  • Display type: E Ink (up to 15 grays), always-on, customizable, touch-sensitive lock screen.

  • Weight: 45 grams

  • Connectivity: USB Type-C and Bluetooth 5.2

  • Qi wireless charging with a set of magnets for easy stacking

Finally, a device of this caliber, powered by the Secure Element chip and Ledger’s proprietary operating system offers security without question. In the context of repeated hacking and phishing attacks focused on collections of NFTs with millions of dollars stolen, this company offers a secure way to hold non-fungible tokens and other digital assets within the blockchain ecosystem and its underlying technologies and industries.

Written by Rodrigo Catalan (TW: @RodrigoCatalanB) for NFT Express.