The Eclair Wallet application, available for mobile devices running Android, allows Lightning Network users to store bitcoins and make quick and cheap payments.

The startup ACINQ released the first mobile wallet that supports the instant payment Lightning Network.

The mobile cryptocurrency purse Eclair is available for download in the Google Play store. All technical information about the application is published in the GitHub repository. According to the developers's technical description:

“The Eclair Wallet is a next generation, Lightning-ready Bitcoin wallet. It can be used as a regular Bitcoin wallet, and can also connect to the Lightning Network for cheap and instant payments. Network standard.”

Users welcomed the release of Eclair Wallet, among them Elizabeth Stark from Lightning Labs:

But others also recalled the need to develop a similar application for iOS. Given the stringent demands of Apple for code quality, it can be a challenge.

In March, developers of ACINQ released their first version of Eclair for mainnet.

Currently, several more developers labs are working on their own clients for the network. The popularity and bandwidth of the Lightning Network is growing. The other day it has outperformed Bitcoin Cash's by the number of active nodes. In the future, the payment network should allow all bitcoin users to send transactions almost instantly with commissions less than a cent.