The Newest Version of the Opendime Bitcoin Wallet Is Out

Coinkite is about to start shipping the third iteration of its Opendime bitcoin hardware wallet, the startup announced today.

AccessTimeIconAug 22, 2017 at 1:59 p.m. UTC
Updated Sep 13, 2021 at 6:51 a.m. UTC

Coinkite is launching a new version of its Opendime bitcoin hardware wallet.

The third iteration of the popular USB stick wallet, the latest model will feature a range of changes on the hardware front, as well as some adjustments to its software, a company blog post said.

Among the most notable physical changes to the device is an increase in length from 40mm to 47mm – a move Coinkite said would help resolve issues some users ran into when plugging in their wallets.

"The extra length solves an issue we saw with some USB ports that didn't allow proper and complete insertion," the post states.

Other tweaks include an update to the software's Japanese language support, and changes to how the Opendime's printed circuit board is manufactured.

Coinkite – which moved to shutter its consumer-facing web wallet last year as part of a broader pivot towards its hardware products – is planning to roll out the new device starting in September. Customers with existing orders for older versions will receive the new model instead, according to founder Rodolfo Novak.

Looking ahead, Coinkite hinted at plans for upcoming versions of the wallet, but stopped short of offering any concrete details on its future evolution.

"We're working on some variations on the Opendime hardware. They will be the same concept, but different packaging... but that's all we can say today," Novak said.

Opendime image via N-O-D-E/YouTube


Please note that our privacy policy, terms of use, cookies, and do not sell my personal information has been updated.

CoinDesk is an award-winning media outlet that covers the cryptocurrency industry. Its journalists abide by a strict set of editorial policies. In November 2023, CoinDesk was acquired by the Bullish group, owner of Bullish, a regulated, digital assets exchange. The Bullish group is majority-owned by; both companies have interests in a variety of blockchain and digital asset businesses and significant holdings of digital assets, including bitcoin. CoinDesk operates as an independent subsidiary with an editorial committee to protect journalistic independence. CoinDesk employees, including journalists, may receive options in the Bullish group as part of their compensation.