Hardware Wallets are the are the safest types of wallets. They are dedicated devices with a microcontroller with the private key. Another major advantages is the immunity of computer viruses. No one can steal Bitcoins stored without the device. But all saved Bitcoin are gone, if you lose the device.
The most popular hardware wallets are …
TREZOR is a single purpose device which allows you to make secure Bitcoin transactions. Transactions are completely safe even when initiated on a compromised or vulnerable computer. The handling is very easy and intuitive and all most biggest operating systems will supported (Mac OS, Windows and Linux).
One of the cheapest hardware wallet is the Ledger Nano. It is a small USB hardware wallet, that integrates a EAL5+ certified Secure Element (smartcard) and the Ledger OS. It provides a simple and smart user experience, so that anyone can use Bitcoin with the benefit of maximum security.
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