Why you should choose Ledger hardware wallets

Beginner Déc 11, 2019

Ledger hardware wallet
Key takeaways
– The highest security standards: all our products integrate a certified secure chip and a custom OS to assure maximum security.
– More than 1500 crypto assets supported: thanks to our hardware wallets, you can secure a wide range of crypto assets.
– Safely manage your assets: use our own application Ledger Live or an external wallet to buy, manage and stake crypto from the security of your hardware wallet.
– The most popular hardware wallets: more than 1.5 Million 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.

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.

A wide range of crypto supported

1500+ crypto assets supported

Our hardware wallets support 1500+ crypto.
You can securely manage 27 coins and more than 1500 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

Security made easy

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.

One single app to do everything

Ledger devices come with an app called Ledger Live. This single app lets you manage 26 coins and more than 1500 tokens directly from your smartphone or desktop.

With Ledger Live you have full power over your crypto:

  • Buy crypto with our partner Coinify – you can buy Bitcoin, Ethereum, Bitcoin Cash and Dash directly from Ledger Live. And more to come.
  • Grow your assets – you can stake your Tezos, Tron and Cosmos from the app and be rewarded for it.
  • Check your real-time balance
  • Manage your transactions

And everything is secured as you have to confirm each action on your hardware wallet.

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.

Don’t trust, verify

Trusted by more than 1 Million users

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


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