Hardware wallets are one of the most secure and safest ways to store your currency because your keys are maintained and secured offline. Private keys and digital signatures needed to spend currency are generated and stored on these wallets.

Pros

  • Easy to securely store currency
  • Easy to backup and secure
  • Easy setup even for less technical users

Cons

  • Cost money

Some common hardware wallets are:

Name Description
Ledger Nano S Ledger Nano S Cryptocurrency hardware wallet

Ledger Nano S is a Bitcoin, Ethereum, and Altcoins hardware wallet, based on robust safety features for storing cryptographic assets and securing digital payments. It connects to any computer (USB) and embeds a secure OLED display to double-check and confirm each transaction with a single tap on its side buttons.
Ledger Blue Personal security device

Ledger Blue is the most advanced hardware security gear on the market. It boasts multi-application execution and packs enterprise-level crypto-capabilities into a lightweight handheld device designed and crafted in France. It is architected around a Secure Element, featuring a touchscreen and USB & Bluetooth* connectivity.
TREZOR Wallet Cryptocurrency hardware wallet

Leave behind the viruses and keyloggers. Forget about doing regular backups, reading encryption manuals, printing paper wallets and making offline storages. Next time you see another 10+ step guide to secure your bitcoins, just skip reading it.
KeepKey The Simple Bitcoin Hardware Wallet

KeepKey is a USB device that stores and secures your bitcoins. When you entrust KeepKey with your money, each and every bitcoin transaction you make must be reviewed and approved via its OLED display and confirmation button. It now becomes nearly impossible for virtual attackers like malware or viruses to steal your valuable bitcoins.

Digital Bitbox Digital Bitbox is a minimalist bitcoin hardware wallet packed with security and privacy. Safely hold and spend your coins with peace of mind.

The Digital Bitbox is a plug-and-play wallet and second-factor authenticator that combines the highest security of cold storage with the convenience of software wallets.

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