Why you should choose Ledger hardware wallets

Beginner Dec 11, 2019

Ledger hardware wallet
Key takeaways
– Ledger hardware wallet, combined with the Ledger Live app, is the best solution to secure, store and manage your crypto assets
– Ledger hardware wallets are designed with the highest security standard to keep your crypto secure at all time
– Ledger Live app is the one-stop-shop for your crypto: buy, sell, exchange and grow your assets with our partners, easily & securely
– With Ledger you can secure, store and manage a wide range of crypto assets – 1800+ crypto assets supported
– The most popular hardware wallets: more than 2 millions units sold all over the world

When you own crypto assets, you need a secure place to store your funds. You probably already realize that you shouldn’t store it on exchange and that hardware wallet is the best way to protect your private keys. But when it comes to hardware wallet, it can be challenging to decide what is the best option. To help you in this research, we’ve outlined what are the key factors to consider and why you should choose Ledger devices.

Ledger, your way to financial freedom

We’ve created an ecosystem that lets you simply secure, store and manage your crypto assets.

When you own crypto, what you really own is a private key – this key gives you access to your coins. You should be the only one in control of this key & you also need to secure it. 

Ledger offers the best level of protection and control: our hardware wallet, combined with our application Ledger Live, is the best way to secure your funds while giving you the freedom to manage everything on your own.

Your private key always remains protected in the hardware wallet – in a certified secure chip. Nobody can access it except you. Combined with Ledger Live, everything about crypto is made simple and secure. Ledger is the gateway to buy, exchange and grow your crypto securely. All of the in one single app.

The brilliant association of those two elements brings you the satisfaction of real ownership – in simple words, the Ledger ecosystem enables you to be the only one in charge of your money.

Ledger Live, the one-stop-shop for everything crypto

One single app to do everything

Ledger devices come with an app called Ledger Live. This single app lets you manage 28 coins and more than 1800 tokens directly from your smartphone or desktop and gives you access to different crypto services.

With Ledger Live you have full power over your crypto:

Buy & Sell crypto

You can buy Bitcoin, Ethereum, Bitcoin Cash, Dash, USDT and Stellar directly through Ledger Live from Coinify. Ledger Live also lets you sell bitcoin for fiat currencies when you need it.

Swap one crypto for another

You can exchange one crypto for another directly through Ledger Live with Changelly. Whether you’d want to trade to potentially gain value or try out a new crypto asset, swap is an easy & fast way to diversify your assets.

Grow your assets

With Ledger Live, you can easily grow your assets by securely staking crypto like Algorand, Cosmos, Tezos, Tron or Polkadot and more. You can also lend digital assets to generate interests. Growing your assets has never been such an easy task!

Check your balance and manage your transactions

With a simple and clear interface, Ledger Live enables you to enjoy the simplicity of checking your real time balance and managing all your transactions.

From the Security of your Hardware Wallet

2 buttons and 1 screen

All your actions are visible on the device’s screen: control what’s happening at any moment and securely verify any transaction. Control any action with the 2 buttons. In other words, our hardware wallet enables you to verify all your transactions or other actions. Enjoy optimal security on everything you do!

1800+ crypto assets supported

You can securely manage 28 coins and more than 1800 tokens directly with our Ledger Live application. To manage other assets, you can use an external wallet.

You can find all our supported crypto assets on this page.

Supported Assets

50+ compatible wallet available to manage other crypto assets

For crypto not supported on Ledger Live, you can use one of the compatible external wallets to manage your crypto. Find the list here.

The highest security standards

The first & only certified hardware wallet on the market

Ledger is the first and only certified hardware wallet on the market, certified for its security by ANSSI, the French cyber security agency.

Integrates a Secure Element (SE), the most secured chip

Ledger hardware wallets integrate a certified chip, designed to withstand sophisticated attacks, and capable of securely hosting cryptographic data such as private keys.

The only device with a custom Operating System for more protection

Ledger wallets are the only hardware wallet to have their own custom OS (BOLOS) to protect the device against malicious attacks and isolate applications from each other.

Genuine check to assure your device integrity at all time

The genuine check developed by Ledger is an authentication ensuring that your Ledger device has not been tampered with or compromised by a third party.

Don’t trust, verify

Trusted by more than 2 Million users

Ledger is already trusted and loved by million of users, whether they are experts or beginners.


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