Blackphone 2 xyuas: tus kheej tsis tau tuaj nyob rau tus nqi ntawm usability

Blackphone 2 review: privacy doesn’t have to come at the cost of usability
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  • Nws tsis yog lub feem ntau tshaj, nws cov koob yees duab uas tsis muaj zog thiab nws tsim yog es tiaj, tab sis nws yog ib tsab cia li yuav ua li cas useable nws software thiab kev pab cuam yog. Lub Blackphone 2 yuav ua rau bests khoom Android thiab tsis tau nyob rau hauv koj txoj kev zoo li ib tug ntau ntawm kev ceev ntiag tug-orientated kev pab ua.

 

Powered by Guardian.co.ukQhov tsab xov xwm hu ua “Blackphone 2 xyuas: tus kheej tsis tau tuaj nyob rau tus nqi ntawm usability” yog sau los ntawm Samuel Gibbs, rau theguardian.com on Wednesday 11th kaum ib hlis 2015 07.30 UTC

Nyob rau hauv ib lub ntiaj teb ntawm unscrupulous apps thiab tech lub tuam txhab mus txog qhovtwg, lub Blackphone 2 cog lus tias yuav pab tau kom koj tus kheej cov ntaub ntawv cia tsis tau nyob rau hauv koj txoj kev.

Qhov thib ob tsab ntawm lub Blackphone los ntawm kev ruaj ntseg thiab ceev kev ntiag tug lub tuam txhab uas ntsiag to vajvoog yog ib kauj ruam nyob rau hauv usability thiab yog ceeb yooj yim mus teev thiab siv, txawm rau tus kheej novices.

Tsis muaj dab tsi yog unhackable, ntawm chav kawm, thiab kuaj yuav ua li cas resilient nws yog mus tua twb tsis tau nyob rau ntawm no theem.

Dub slab

Blackphone 2 xyuas
Cov nyiaj 'S' yog hais txog lub xwb marker hais tias cov Blackphone yog ib yam dab tsi tshwj xeeb. Duab: Samuel Gibbs rau Tus Saib Xyuas

Lub Blackphone 2 monolithic style suits nws cov hom phiaj. Los ntawm cov sab nraum nws zoo li ib tug zoo muab tso rau-ua ke generic dub slab. Pem hauv ntej thiab rov tom qab yog lub khob, lub sab npawv yas.

Lub tsuas hint hais tias nws tsis yog cia li ib co generic ntaus ntawv yog ib tug me me nyuam qhuav pom ntsiag to vajvoog logo rau hauv lub rov qab nrog cov lus "blackphone" thiab "private los ntawm tsim" nyob rau hauv grey-on-dub lettering.

Nws yog heev xis los tuav, thiab tsis yog raws li nplua raws li lwm iav smartphones, tab sis kim li cov yiv tes zoo li ib tus hlau nplaum. Lub 5.5in 1080p LCD screen yog tsis kaj thiab tiag tiag li. Nws yog ib yam uas zoo xws li cov zoo rau cov uas siv nyob rau hauv lub OnePlus 2, Piv txwv, tab sis tsis heev rau ib tug par nrog uas npaud lub Nexus 6P los yog Galaxy S6 Ntug +.

Tus xov tooj yog 7.9mm tuab, uas yog hais txog nruab nrab rau hnub no txoj kev smartphones thiab yim zoo ua. Nws flexes ib tug me ntsis nyob rau hauv siab los ntawm koj ob txhais tes, uas txhais tau tias nws yog tej zaum qhov zoo tshaj plaws tsis txhob muab tso rau nws nyob rau hauv lub rov qab hnab tshos thiab zaum.

Specifications

  • Screen: 5.5nyob rau hauv 1080p LCD (518PPI)
  • Processor: octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 615
  • RAM: 3GB ntawm RAM
  • Cia: 32GB; microSD daim npav qhov
  • Operating system: Uas ntsiag to OS 2 raws li nyob rau hauv 5.1.1
  • Lub koob yees duab: 13MP lub koob yees duab rear, 5MP pem hauv ntej-ntsib koob yees duab
  • Connectivity: LTE, Wi-nkaus, Bluetooth thiab GPS
  • Qhov ntev: 152.4 x 76.4 x 7.9mm
  • Hnyav: 165g

Ib hnub twg lub roj teeb

Blackphone 2 xyuas
Ib tug txheej txheem microUSB qhov nyob rau hauv lub qab. Duab: Samuel Gibbs rau Tus Saib Xyuas

Lub Blackphone 2 muaj Qualcomm tus mid-range Snapdragon 615 processor, uas yog yeej haib txaus rau tus xov tooj npaj cov neeg tuaj saib. Nws muaj snappy, lag dawb thiab chewed los ntawm multitasking tsis muaj ib qhov teeb meem.

Tsuas yog cov neeg ua mus ua si graphically intensive kev ua si yuav tsis, tab sis yog hais tias yog li cas koj nyob nraum tom qab kuv tsis paub tseeb vim li cas koj nyob nraum xav Blackphone.

Kuv pom hais tias tus Wi-Fi txais tos yog tsis li zoo li nws yuav tau, piv rau zoo xws li pab kiag li lawm, tab sis 4 G txais tos yog zoo heev, raws li yog hu zoo.

Lub smartphone ntawd kub ntev li cia li nyob rau hauv 24 teev ib xwb, nrog tubntxhais hnyav siv thiab ntau ntau laub emails thiab cov ntawv qhia. Koj yuav tsum tau them nws ib zaug ib hnub, tab sis nws yuav tsum tau saib koj kom koj tau txais lub tsev txawm yog koj mus rau hauv lub hmo ntuj.

Zuag qhia tag nrho, koj tsis xav tias zoo li koj twb nyom dab tsi nyob rau hauv lub npe ntawm yuav ib tug "kev ruaj ntseg" xov tooj.

Lollipop rau ntawm qhov chaw

Blackphone 2 xyuas
Google thiab uas ntsiag to xov tooj rau ib tug ntaus ntawv, nrog rau cov kev xaiv kom koj cov ntaub ntawv raws li private raws li koj xav. Duab: Samuel Gibbs rau Tus Saib Xyuas

Silence vajvoog ua ntsiag to OS rau sab saum toj ntawm Google Android 5.1.1 Lollipop, uas tau tsuas yog cia li raug hloov nrog version 6 Marshmallow.

Tshaj ntawd tus interesting khau raj animation, nws zoo nkaus li thiab behaves li Tshuag Android. Koj muaj kev nkag tau mus rau tag nrho lub Google apps thiab mus rau lub ua si cia mus download tau thib peb-tog apps uas tsis muaj tiag tiag txwv tsis pub.

Lub tsuas ntxiv tiag tiag pom mus rau lub untrained qhov muag yog ib tug Security Center icon, lub uas ntsiag to khw thiab uas ntsiag to xov tooj apps, uas yog ib tug zoo tshaj plaws raws li tus neeg twg uas yog me ntsis txog cov hauv yuav tsum muaj txoj cai nyob rau hauv tsev.

Lub Tshuag Android-apparence qhov ncauj qhov ntswg thaum khaubncaws sab nraud povtseg ntawm kev ruaj ntseg thiab kev ceev ntiag tug los ua rau hauv lub xov tooj.

Lub Security Center app mus taug kev rau cov neeg siv ntawm nws, tab sis tseem zoo koj muaj granular tswj tsis tau tsuas yog rau koj tus kheej cov ntaub ntawv uas apps yuav nkag, tab sis kuj kho vajtse thiab cov kev pab cuam los ntawm lub xov tooj.

Tsis txhob xav tau ib qho app muaj kev nkag tau rau qhov chaw nyob ntaub ntawv los yog hauv internet? Tsis muaj teeb meem. Nws ua hauj lwm nyob rau hauv ib tug zoo li yam mus rau qhov tshiab permissions system siv los ntawm Google nyob rau hauv Marshmallow thiab ua nto moo los ntawm Cyanogen OS.

Luag tej qhov chaw

Blackphone 2 xyuas
Lub Security Center app mus taug kev koj mus txog tus kheej thiab kev ruaj ntseg cov kev xaiv. Koj muaj peev xwm txawm txhais tau ib tug Google-qhov chaw dawb. Duab: Samuel Gibbs rau Tus Saib Xyuas

Lub ib-app tswj yog tsuas yog ib theem. Lub Blackphone 2 muaj dab tsi nws hu ua "tej qhov chaw". Txhua qhov chaw yog zoo li ib tug nyias muaj nyias ib cov neeg siv profile li uas txwv tsis pub yuav ua rau ib tug system theem. Txhua qhov chaw yuav tsis tham mus rau lwm lub, kom ntseeg tau dab tsi koj muab tso rau hauv nws nyob qis qis nyob rau hauv nws. Koj yuav muaj, Piv txwv, ib qhov chaw rau koj ua hauj lwm email, hu, daim ntawv qhia hnub thiab cov ntaub ntawv uas yog fenced tawm los ntawm lub lwm qhov chaw ntawm tus xov tooj.

Yog hais tias koj xav siv ib tug app tab sis koj xav tias tej zaum yuav pheej hmoo ua, koj yuav muab tso rau nws nyob rau hauv ib tug xauv cia qhov chaw yog li ntawd yog hais tias nws tsis sim thiab ua phem phem yam nws cais los ntawm tus so ntawm koj cov ntaub ntawv.

Tau txais mus rau txhua qhov chaw tsis yog yooj yim. Koj yuav yog hloov tej qhov chaw ncaj los ntawm lub lockscreen nrog txawv cov lis dej num los yog siv lub switcher nyob rau hauv lub ceeb toom ntxoov ntxoo. Cov theem ntawm kev ruaj ntseg koj muab txhua qhov chaw yuav raug hloov, nrog rau cov muaj peev xwm mus kaw txhua txhua lwm qhov chaw thaum ib tug ib tug yog active.

Tuam txhab uas muag txhais tau ib tug qhov chaw thiab tswj cov kev cai hais txog nws, uas txhais tau tias koj yuav muab koj tus kheej thiab ua hauj lwm nyob rau hauv tib xov tooj tsis tau compromising cov ntaub ntawv kev ruaj ntseg. Ob peb lwm pab kiag li lawm, xws li BlackBerrys yuav ua li cas ib yam dab tsi uas zoo sib xws.

Raws li ib qho yooj yim los yog raws li yooj yim mus siv raws li koj xaiv

Blackphone 2 xyuas
Randomise lub pin ncoo rau lub lockscreen rau ntxiv kev ruaj ntseg. Duab: Samuel Gibbs rau Tus Saib Xyuas

Txhua qhov chaw thiab configuration suab nyuab, tab sis lub Security Center yuav coj cov neeg siv los ntawm nws. Nrog txaus siab ntev koj yuav ua hauj lwm txhua yam tawm hauv 30 feeb.

Nws txhais tau tias koj yuav ua tau lub xov tooj raws li ib qho yooj yim los yog raws li yooj yim mus siv raws li koj kev ruaj ntseg uas yuav tsum tau kev cai. Koj muaj peev xwm randomise tus pin ncoo rau cov lockscreen, uas ua rau nws nyuaj npaum li cas rau ib tug neeg rau snoop tshaj koj lub xub pwg rau koj passcode, tab sis kuj yuav ua rau nws nyuaj rau account hauv xov tooj.

Lwm yam muaj nqis ntsoov teev yog tsis siv neeg switching nyob los yog tawm ntawm Wi-nkaus raws li rau ntawm qhov chaw, cov lus cog tseg ntawm sai tshiab rau lub operating system ncaj qha los ntawm uas ntsiag to vajvoog kom paub tseeb tias kev ruaj ntseg kab yog patched sai li sai tau, thiab ntaus encryption uas yog nyob rau ntawm neej ntawd hais.

Silent xov tooj thiab cov khw

Blackphone 2 xyuas
Cov uas ntsiag to khw muaj apps vetted by ntsiag to vajvoog, tab sis lawv yog ob peb thiab deb deb nrab. Duab: Samuel Gibbs rau Tus Saib Xyuas

Nyob rau hauv loov ntxiv mus rau lub hloov qab lub scenes ua rau Android, Silent vajvoog muaj encrypted lub suab hu thiab messaging los ntawm nws cov ntsiag to xov tooj app.

Nws encrypts hu xov tooj thiab cov lus tsuas yog ntawm uas ntsiag to xov tooj cov neeg siv, tab sis ntsiag to xov tooj yog muaj nyob rau ntawm ob iOS no thiab Android, uas txhais tau tias nws tsis yog Blackphone neeg siv koj hu tau rau.

Nws yuav tsum tau ib tug subscription on-sab saum toj ntawm koj lub xov tooj txawb daim ntawv cog lus, tab sis yuav feem ntau yuav bundled nrog ib tug purchase ntawm lub Blackphone. Muab lub xov tooj ntawm ntsiag to xov tooj cov neeg siv yog me me, nws yog ntawm tas hluav taws xob nyob rau hauv kev lub neej, tab sis, yog hais tias ib tug ua lag ua luam los yog pab pawg neeg yog mus yuav wholesale rau hauv lub Blackphone lawv yuav sib tham tsis ntshai yog snooped rau.

Koj muaj peev xwm hu uas tsis yog-Silent xov tooj neeg siv, uas secures lub xov tooj hu mus txog rau thaum nws xav tau kev pab mus txuas rau ib tug ib txwm xov tooj network, uas tsis yog raws li kev ruaj ntseg tab sis tso cai cov neeg siv kom tsis txhob raug snooped los ntawm tus taw tes ntawm qhov hu rau, yog piv txwv li koj twb hu thoob plaws ib tug insecure internet kev twb kev txuas.

Cov uas ntsiag to khw kuj muaj apps uas tau raug vetted by ntsiag to vajvoog yuav tsum tau snooping free. Cov xaiv me me apps xws li Firefox, keeper, khuam: Tso cai nrog Tor thiab Ghostery Privacy Browser, tag nrho cov downloadable nrog Silent vajvoog tus tsiaj hiav txwv ntawm kev pom zoo.

Lub koob yees duab

Blackphone 2 xyuas
Lub koob yees duab yog tsis ib yam dab tsi los sau ntawv lub tsev hais txog, tab sis yuav ua li cas rau snapping duab ntawm cov ntaub ntawv los yog koj tus miv. Duab: Samuel Gibbs rau Tus Saib Xyuas

Lub 13-megapixel koob yees duab yog tsis muaj dab tsi mus qw txog. Nws ua qhov nruab nrab cov duab nyob rau hauv zoo teeb pom kev zoo, tab sis ntxuav tawm, npub dluab thaum shooting hauv tsev nyob rau hauv dag.

Lub tsib-megapixel pem hauv ntej-txojkev koob yees duab yog taag ua kom pom tseeb thiab Attendance anemic.

Nqe

Lub Blackphone 2 yog muaj nyob rau £ 659 tsis muaj ib tug xov tooj txawb daim ntawv cog lus nyob rau hauv lub UK, tab sis xws li 100 feeb ntawm ntsiag to xov tooj subscription rau ib lub xyoo.

Rau kev sib piv, BlackBerry lub Priv hauv xov tooj nqi £ 559 thiab muaj zoo xws li cov ua hauj lwm-tus kheej lub neej segregation.

Kev txiav txim

Lub Blackphone 2 cog lus tias yuav tsum tau lub feem ntau muaj kev ruaj ntseg hauv smartphone muaj.

Nws tsis yog lub feem ntau tshaj, nws cov koob yees duab uas tsis muaj zog thiab nws tsim yog es tiaj, tab sis nws yog ib tsab cia li yuav ua li cas useable nws software thiab kev pab cuam yog. Lub Blackphone 2 yuav ua rau bests khoom Android thiab tsis tau nyob rau hauv koj txoj kev zoo li ib tug ntau ntawm kev ceev ntiag tug-orientated kev pab ua.

Koj yuav ua tau koj lub neej raws li ib qho yooj yim los yog nyuaj raws li koj xav, uas ua theem ntawm kev ruaj ntseg. Thaum lub Blackphone 2 yog tsis tau cov lus teb rau txhua leej txhua tus tej lus thov, rau lub paranoid los yog ib qho tseem ceeb nyob hauv peb, nws yuav tsum yog tus kawg mob lub cuab tam rau cov hauj lwm.

Pros: kev ruaj ntseg uas tsis muaj ib overburden ntawm teeb meem, rau tej qhov chaw, ib txwm hauv kev, encrypted hu xov tooj, snappy kev kawm, cov lus cog tseg ntawm ceev ceev kev ruaj ntseg tshiab

Cons: cov tsim, tsis muaj zog koob yees duab, kim, weaker tshaj yuav tsum Wi-nkaus connectivity

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