In our last article, we talked about the top six rated Bitcoin wallets on the market. However, there are many wallets in the market and some are up and coming gaining more user adoption and popularity as they make their mark in the world of Bitcoin. Below we list five Bitcoin wallets that are trying to make a name for themselves that you need to know about.
Coinomi: Coinomi is a bitcoin wallet made in Italy, specifically for Android mobile devices, where users can store, send, and receive bitcoins. Coinomi is a multi-currency wallet which supports over 30 cryptocurrencies!. The wallet is Hierarchical Deterministic (HD), so you can secure and backup your wallet with a single passphrase. Private keys are stored on your device. It has been integrated with the ShapeShift API to exchange your altcoins and bitcoin seamlessly without leaving the app. The app is completely open source supports Chinese, Greek, Italian, Japanese, Spanish and Russian languages
Mycelium: This Bitcoin Wallet can send and receive Bitcoins using your mobile phone. The unparalleled cold storage functionality allows you to 100% secure your funds until you are ready to spend them. One of the greatest advantages is that mycelium supports both the trezor and ledger bitcoin hardware wallets which makes it extremely useful for using your hardware wallets on the go. A recent update featured integration with Coinapult locks which is an interesting feature where users can tackle bitcoin price volatility.
Dark Wallet: This wallet is an open source community project that starts with simple premises: Bitcoin as a web technology and privacy by default. Dark Wallet runs as a browser extension, which requires the user to download the Dark Wallet files and run in the browser locally (not a web wallet). Users have full control over their bitcoin private keys, and the wallet features trustless mixing for enhanced anonymity. Cointelegraph also has a nifty piece of content here
BreadWallet: BreadWallet is bitcoin wallet software that is made for Apple iOS devices (iPhone, iPad, iPod), and is open source. Wallet users can store, send, and receive bitcoin transactions. BreadWallet is a standalone client, meaning it uses bitcoin SPV to quickly download the blockchain for faster performance.
Bither: Bither is an HD bitcoin wallet that allows users to send, receive, and store bitcoins. Bither wallet is made for mobile devices such as Apple iOS and Android. There is also a wallet desktop application that you can download and run locally. Bither features a cold and hot wallet, and users have access to their bitcoin private keys.