Solana smartphone Saga triggers mixed reactions from crypto community


The Solana (SOL) team has brought mobile phones to Web 3 after revealing the Saga, Solana’s Android mobile device, which will go out with the project’s latest stack, Solana Mobile Stack, for Web 3 developers. The community welcomed the new development with varied reactions, from comparing the project to Apple and Ethereum (ETH) to highlighting concerns over Solana’s network outage.

Vinny Lingam is appreciated The move and called it Web3’s own “iPhone moment” and thanked Solana co-founder Anatoly Yakovenko for making it possible. Meanwhile, David Tikzon was also impressed, calling Solana the “Apple of Web3”. Tweet,


Some community members also took this opportunity to compare the progress of SOL to that of the ETH network. Twitter user Thesolmane sharp While Solana launched a Web3 phone, Ethereum remains “without innovation for years”.

In the Twitter thread, user NathanWeb3 also Explained How Solana is becoming a major threat to Ethereum. According to a Twitter user, the developers of SOL have been able to understand the shortcomings of ETH when it comes to user experience. Because of this, Solana’s team is addressing issues and making things simpler for everyday users. He tweeted:

While many had a positive response, others couldn’t help but bring up the issue of Solana’s network outage. In early June, SOL’s price dropped as the network suffered its fifth outage within the year. Because of this Twitter user Metamaxie questioned Why is SOL trying to be a phone maker while it should focus on making its blockchain reliable?

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Cardano (ADA) founder Charles Hoskinson also To dig On Solana’s latest move. According to Hoskinson, people will need to find seven of their friends in Discord to reboot the mobile phone, which means the phone could be facing performance issues similar to the Solana blockchain.