What is the Best Hardware Wallet?
Today there are over a dozen companies that offer hardware wallets on the market, with the three market leaders being Ledger, TREZOR and KeepKey.
Each company offers different models with different features but we cover the most popular ones below.
|#||NAME||WALLET TYPE||SUPPORTED CRYPTOCURRENCY||PRICE|
|1||Archos Safe-T (Mini)||Hardware||BTC, BCH, BTG, LTC, DSH, ETH, ETC, ERC20, GRS, MONA, FJC, BTX & 1,000+ more||129,99 €|
|2||BC Vault||Hardware||BTC, XRP, ETH, BCH, EOS, XLM, LTC, TRX, ADA, MIOTA & 2,000+ more||269.99 €|
|3||BitBox02 Wallet||Hardware||BTC, BCH, BTG, LTC, ETH, BAT and 1500+ more||119 €|
|5||BitLox Hardware Wallet||Hardware||BTC only||$148|
|6||Cobo Vault Wallet||Hardware||BTC, ETH, BCH, DASH, LTC, ETC, TRX, EOS, and 1500+ more||$ 119|
|7||ColdCard MK3||Hardware||BTC only||$119.97|
BTC, XRP, ETH, LTC, BCH, BNB, Horizen, ICX, stablecoins and all ERC20 tokens
|9||D’CENT Wallet||Hardware||BTC, BCH, BTG, LTC, ETH, BAT and more||$119|
|10||Ellipal Titan||Hardware||BTC, BCH, BTG, LTC, ETH, BAT and more||$139|
|11||Keepkey||Hardware||BTC, BCH , DASH, DOGE, ETH, LTC, NMC||$49|
|12||Keevo Model 1||Hardware||BTC, BCH, BSV, ETH, and 1000+ more||$299|
|13||KeyCard||Hardware||ETH, ERC20 tokens, Bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash, Litecoin, Ripple, and any currency based on ECDSA signatures||24,90 €|
|14||Ledger Nano S||Hardware||BTC, XRP, ETH, BCH, EOS, XLM, LTC, TRX, ADA, MIOTA & 1,330+ more||$59|
|15||Ledger Nano X||Hardware||BTC, ETH, XRP, BCH, ADA, LTC, BNB, EOS, XTZ, XLM & 1,350+ more||$119|
|16||MIRKey by ellipticsecure||Hardware||BTC only||$49|
|18||Opolo Cosmos||Hardware||1000+ cryptocurrencies support||€ 199|
|19||Prokey Optimum||Hardware||1000+ cryptocurrencies support||$59|
|20||SafePal S1||Hardware||1000+ cryptocurrencies support||$49.99|
|21||SecuX V20||Hardware||1000+ cryptocurrencies support||139 €|
|22||SecuX W10||Hardware||1000+ cryptocurrencies support||69 €|
|23||SecuX W20||Hardware||1000+ cryptocurrencies support||119 €|
|24||Trezor One Wallet||Hardware||BTC, ETH, BCH, LTC, LINK, XLM, HT, USDC, DASH & 1280+ more||$60|
|25||Trezor T Wallet||Hardware||BTC, ETH, XRP, USDT, BCH, LTC, EOS, XTZ, LINK, XLM & 1380+ more||$190|
1) Archos Safe T Mini
Purchase, exchange and store crypto Assets directly from this Ultra secure hardware wallet for cryptocurrencies with EAL7 Military Security Level.
2) BC Vault
BC Vault is a revolutionary hardware crypto vault that stores the user’s private keys on a secure hardware device. Get your exclusive, limited Quicksilver edition, which will deliver an unmatched experience with its aircraft grade construction, milled from a single block of aluminium, brushed and anodised for maximum protection.
3) BitBox02 Wallet
The BitBox02 is a hardware wallet, developed and manufactured in Switzerland. It is equipped with an OLED display, invisible touch sensors, USB-C and USB-A support, offline backups to both microSD card and BIP39 mnemonic.
5) BitLox Hardware Wallet
BitLox is a hardware wallet that was designed to provide the best security possible for Bitcoin holdings.
This means that you will use it to store your cryptocurrency private keys in a secure offline environment away from the risk posed by hackers.
The company has been around since at least 2014 and is based in Hong Kong (BitLox Limited).
6) Cobo Vault Wallet
Cobo Vault offers top-notch protection from digital hacking attempts, hardware tampering, and physical damage.
Cobo Vault provides great security mainly because it isolates the wallet private keys from other devices like your mobile phone or computer.
Cobo Vault’s main body looks like a small mobile phone but has no access to the Internet. To eliminate all possible unauthorised access, it is deliberately designed with no USB port, WiFi, NFC or Bluetooth.
The device has only two inputs: the camera and touch screen, and only one output: the screen, which makes all communications between Cobo Vault and other devices tangible.
7) ColdCard MK3
Coldcard MK3 offers bulletproof security.
The Coldcard Mk3 is only compatible with Bitcoin and is one of the few hardware wallets to support multi-signature.
The Coldcard is made in Canada which inspires more confidence in the device than were it to be made in China.
8) CoolWallet S
The CoolWallet S is not like other hardware wallets. Instead of the USB stick variation that other companies use for their physical wallet, the CoolWallet S employs an electronic card about the same size and durability of a credit card.
Other than the wallet card, the sleek box also includes a recovery card, plastic charger, and charging cable.
The CoolWallet S is made by CoolBitx, a Taiwanese company established in 2014. Founded by Michael Ou, CoolBitx aims to create the world’s best mobile wallet for digital assets.
The main aim of this wallet is to provide portability and convenience, and to that end, it features a slim and sleek design that makes it easy to take with you wherever you go.
9) D’CENT Hardware Wallet
The D’CENTis a mobile and bluetooth connected wireless hardware wallet device.
With additional biometric security and the ease of use, this is a contender for the easiest to use mobile and wireless wallet.
Through the built-in Dapp browser on D’CENT Wallet, variety of blockchain based services are accessible such as DeFi and NFTs management.
10) Ellipal Titan
The ELLIPAL Titan is a 100% air-gapped, offline device. It keeps your private keys secure from online and offline attacks. It is one of the most secure cold storage device in the market.
To send Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, simply create a transaction on the ELLIPAL App and sign securely with the ELLIPAL Titan.
Data between ELLIPAL Titan and ELLIPAL App is securely transferred offline via verifiable QR codes.
12) Keevo Wallet
Keevo is the link between security and convenience. The wallet uses multi-factor, multi-signature two-chip architecture, and with a master key never leaving the device.
Keevo has multiple factors for keeping your assets secure, pin code, your fingerprint, and the device itself, all from which you can always recover the wallet seed.
On top of this, Keevo is an excellent choice for managing someone’s assets, as it is the first hardware wallet offering a beneficiary solution, meaning someone else can encrypt their private keys on your device.
Keycard is a new type of smartcard and open source API for simple integration with crypto wallets, DApps, and hardware. Designed to safely send, store, and receive cryptocurrencies in a seamless contactless experience.
Keycard has developed an applet integrated with Status enabling offline private key management, transaction authorization, and two-factor authentication for account access.
14) Ledger Nano S
The Ledger Nano S is the most popular hardware wallet on the market, and there is a good reason for that.
The device is small, but easy to use. It is well supported, and has a great history in terms of security.
It does have its downsides though: it is clunky to navigate and the screen lacks something to be desired.
15) Ledger Nano X
The Ledger Nano X is definitely an upgrade over the Nano S in almost every way.
It is one step ahead of other hardware wallets on the market today. The increased capacity for coins, combined with its bluetooth connectivity makes it a powerhouse for managing crypto assets.
In a nutshell, Ledger Nano X is one of the leading hardware wallets in the cryptocurrency arena because of its impressive design, feature-rich applications, top-tier security, reasonable prices, and broader storage capability.
16) MIRKey by ellipticsecure
The MIRkey is not primarily a hardware wallet. The MIRkey was designed as a multifunctional hardware security module. The original idea behind an HSM is the secure storage of private keys. In principle, exactly what a hardware wallet does.
The MIRkey offers a large panel of features and can be seen as an everyday friend more secured that a pure software wallet.
The MIRkey implements Bitcoin according to BIP32 and does not have its own software.
This project is not yet fully open source. Even if not every user is able to verify the source code, the possibility to view the code is a very important step.
18) Opolo Cosmos
19) Prokey Optimum
The Prokey Optimum is a secure, easy-to-use cryptocurrency hardware wallet that protects your crypto assets from online and offline attacks, while also supporting a wide range of cryptocurrencies without installing any application, letting you enjoy an all-in-one web-based wallet.
20) SafePal S1
21) SecuX V20
22) SecuX W10
23) SecuX W20
24) Trezor One Wallet
25) Trezor T
Mat is the founder of cashtipsandtricks and has been working in the financial sector in Luxembourg for the past 10 years. He brings his insights as an investor and entrepreneur.