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Ledger Nano S

Ledger Nano S

Ledger Nano S is a Bitcoin, Ethereum and Altcoins cryptocurrency hardware wallet.

Ledger Nano S is a Bitcoin, Ethereum and Altcoins cryptocurrency hardware wallet used for storing cryptographic assets and processing digital payments. It connects to USB port of a computer and has a OLED display for reviewing transactions. It features multi-currency, multi-apps, and is FIDO certified U2F.

Ledger Nano S Supported Coins

Ledger Nano S allows users to securely manage 24 coins and more than 1250 ERC20 tokens directly with the Ledger Live application. To control other assets, users need an external wallet.

Among supported crypto assets are:

  • Bitcoin
  • Litecoin
  • Ethereum and Ethereum Classic
  • Dash
  • Dogecoin
  • Zcash
  • Stratis
  • Ripple
  • Bitcoin Cash
  • Komodo
  • Ark
  • PIVX
  • Vertcoin, etc.

Ledger Nano S wallet is compatible with ERC20 tokens. They can be managed with MyEtherWallet only. You can find all our supported crypto assets on this page.

Ledger Nano S App

Users may download a suitable version of the Ledger Nano S App here.

Ledger Nano S Transaction Peculiarities

Ledger Nano S is a regular hardware wallet that is locked with a 4-symbol code. The transaction can be verified by pressing the button. Ledger Nano S enables users to transact payments, check accounts, and manage addresses for multiple currencies with one device. The Ledger supports five different apps, so it means that users can transact with four cryptocurrencies at the same time. To receive Bitcoin, your Ledger Nano S doesn’t need to be connected to a computer. You can receive Bitcoin even if your Ledger is offline.

Security

It is considered to be one of the safest wallets because all the private keys are stored offline (on PC), so it becomes quite difficult for hackers to hack a wallet and steal assets. Ledger is the first and only hardware wallet, certified by ANSSI, the French cybersecurity agency. Ledger wallets integrate a certified chip, designed to withstand sophisticated attacks, and safe of securely hosting cryptographic data such as private keys. Ledger is the only hardware wallet to have its own custom OS (BOLOS) to protect the device against malicious attacks and isolate applications from each other. The genuine check developed by Ledger is an authentication ensuring that the Ledger device has not been tampered with or compromised by a third party.

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Romain Dillet
June 10, 2021
TechCrunch
French startup Ledger has raised a $380 million Series C funding round led by 10T Holdings. Following today's funding round, the company has reached a valuation of $1.5 billion. Other investors in the funding round include existing investors Cathay Innovation, Draper Associates, Draper Dragon, Draper Esprit, DCG, Korelya Capital and Wicklow Capital. Some new investors [...]
Romain Dillet
June 10, 2021
TechCrunch
French startup Ledger has raised a $380 million Series C funding round led by 10T Holdings. Following today's funding round, the company has reached a valuation of $1.5 billion. Other investors in the funding round include existing investors Cathay Innovation, Draper Associates, Draper Dragon, Draper Esprit, DCG, Korelya Capital and Wicklow Capital. Some new investors [...]
Samantha Hurst
May 17, 2021
Crowdfund Insider
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Simon Chandler
January 12, 2021
Digital Trends
We compared the Ledger Nano S and X, examining the two cryptocurrency hardware wallets to find out which one is the best overall and which is the best for you.
Simon Chandler
January 12, 2021
Digital Trends
We compared the Ledger Nano S and X, examining the two cryptocurrency hardware wallets to find out which one is the best overall and which is the best for you.
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