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Comparison of AirGap Vault with other Hardware Wallets

This page shows a comparison between AirGap Vault and popular hardware wallets. We created the comparison to the best of our knowledge. If any features are missing or some information is wrong, please reach out to us.

Table

✅ - Supported

❌ - Not Supported

🧩 - Partially Supported

⚙️ - In development

❔ - Unsure

Security

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Completely air-gapped1
Secure chip2
Runs on any device
Entropy with dice rolls
Entropy with coin flips
Social Recovery / Shamir345
SSKR⚙️
Seed XOR⚙️
Duress Pin
Brick Me Pin
Countdown Login
Countdown To Brick
Anti-Phishing Words
External Security Audit67????
Anti-Klepto Protection

Features

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Multiple Mnemonics
BIP39 Passphrase8
BIP85
BIP39 Wordlist9
Encrypted Backup

Privacy

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No KYC required to use
Purchase Anonymously10

Bitcoin

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BTC Only Version11
BTC Segwit12
BTC Taproot⚙️ 13⚙️⚙️⚙️1415
BTC Multisig⚙️161718
PSBT???
Sparrow Wallet
BlueWallet???

Ethereum

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MetaMask1920
Show Contract Call Details🧩???

Polkadot

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Polkadot.js support??

Tezos

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Show Contract Call Details
Shielded / Sapling Transactions

Altcoins

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Number of AltcoinsETH, DOT, KSM, ATOM, XTZ, MOVR, GLMR, AE, GRSETH, XRP, DOT, BCH, LTC, KSM, TRX, DASH 21ETH, LTC, ADA 22Many 23Many 24

Usability

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Large Screen🧩
Communication to companion appQRQR, Micro SDUSBMicro SD, USBUSB, BluethoothUSB
Time To Set Up??????
Time To Import??????
Time To Sign??????

Device

AirGap VaultKeystoneBitBox02ColdCardLedgerTrezor
Open Source252627282930
Reproducible313233343536
Made In🇨🇭 Switzerland🇨🇳 China🇨🇭 Switzerland🇨🇦 Canada🇫🇷 France🇨🇿 Czech Republic
Release Date201820182016201820142014
Business ModelFunding through integrations
Donations
Device salesDevice salesDevice salesDevice salesDevice sales
Cost$0 37$119 - $479 38$119 39$129 40$69 - $179 41$60 - $199 42

If any important features are missing, please let us know or create a Pull Request.

Footnotes

1 https://shiftcrypto.ch/blog/does-airgap-make-bitcoin-hardware-wallets-more-secure/
2 Depends on the device. Modern mobile phones all have secure elements.
3 Currently not using a standard, will be replaced by SSKR
4 SLIP39
5 SLIP39
6 https://github.com/airgap-it/airgap-coin-lib/tree/master/docs/audits
7 https://github.com/KeystoneHQ/Keystone-developer-hub/tree/main/audit-report
8 Passphrase has to be entered on online device
9 Only English
10 Use any device, no need to sign up to receive a device.
11 https://blog.keyst.one/the-relevance-benefits-of-keystones-btc-only-firmware-8965ebb42e48
12 BTC-only firmware required
13 https://github.com/airgap-it/airgap-vault/issues/106
14 https://support.ledger.com/hc/en-us/articles/4410908103185-Creating-a-Bitcoin-Taproot-account-in-Ledger-Live?docs=true
15 https://wiki.trezor.io/Taproot
16 https://support.keyst.one/3rd-party-wallets/bitcoin-wallets/electrum/electrum-2-3-psbt-multi-signature
17 https://shiftcrypto.ch/blog/bitbox02-electrum-bitcoin-multisig/
18 https://coldcard.com/docs/multisig
19 https://support.airgap.it/guides/metamask
20 https://support.keyst.one/3rd-party-wallets/eth-and-web3-wallets-keystone/bind-metamask-with-keystone
21 https://support.keyst.one/
22 https://shiftcrypto.ch/coins/
23 https://www.ledger.com/supported-crypto-assets
24 https://trezor.io/coins/
25 https://github.com/airgap-it/airgap-vault
26 https://github.com/KeystoneHQ
27 https://github.com/digitalbitbox
28 https://github.com/Coldcard
29 https://github.com/LedgerHQ
30 https://github.com/trezor
31 https://walletscrutiny.com/android/it.airgap.vault/
32 https://walletscrutiny.com/hardware/cobovaultessential/
33 https://walletscrutiny.com/hardware/bitBox2/
34 https://walletscrutiny.com/hardware/coldcardMk3/
35 https://walletscrutiny.com/hardware/ledgerNanoX/
36 https://walletscrutiny.com/hardware/trezorOne/
37 Requires an old device
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