Lightning Wallets Features Comparison Table
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This Lightning Wallets Analysis was prepared by Veriphi.
We have analyzed 52 features for each wallet, the criteria :

1) Lightning Bitcoin Wallet
2) Enough Usage (Over 100 Downloads)
3) Active Development (update 4 months ago max.)

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Wallets EclairPhoenixBlue WalletTippin.meBLWWallet of SatoshiLightning AppBreezZapMuunSparkZeusNayutaRTLDropbitElectrumJouleLntxbot
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Functionalities
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Web AppNoNoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNoYes (Self-hosted)NoNoYesNoNoYesYes (Inside Telegram)
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Desktop AppYesNoNoNoNoNo
YesNoYesNoYesNoNoNoNoYesNoYes (Inside Telegram)
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AndroidYesYesYesNoYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesNoNoYesNoNoYes (Inside Telegram)
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iOSNoNoYesNoNoYesYesYesYesYesNoYesYesNoYesNoNoYes (Inside Telegram)
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Software LanguageScalaCReactJSJavascriptScala / Java?JavascriptDart, GoJavaJava / SwiftJavascriptTypescriptJavascriptTypescriptSwift / KotlinPythonTypescriptGo / Javascript
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Fully Open SourceYesYesYesNoYesNoYesYesYesYesYesYesNoYesNoYesYesYes
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TestnetYesYesNoNoYesNoYesNoYesNoYesYesYesYesNoNoYesNo
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Full Bitcoin On Chain WalletYesNoYesNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNoNoYesNoYesYesNoNo
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Bitcoin Network ConnectionElectrum ServerElectrum ServerElectrum ServerAPISPVAPINeutrinoNeutrinoNeutrinoAPIJSON-RPCZeroMQ
Neutrino / Full Node
JSON-RPC
ZeroMQ
APIElectrum ServerLND-
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Lightning Network ImplementationEclairEclairLND?BLW?LNDLND ForkLND?C-lightningLNDLNDC-lightning / LND?Electrum LNDc-lightning
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Can Connect Own Bitcoin Node?YesYesYesNoYesNoNoYesYesNoYesYesYesYesNoYesYesNo
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Requires an external Lightning Node?NoYesCustodialCustodialNoCustodialNoNoNoYesYesYesOptionalYesCustodialNoYesCustodial
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If Yes, Can Connect Own Node?-No-------NoYesLND / C-lightningYes, LNDYesNo-Yes (LND)-
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Requires a Server? NoYesYes, LNHUBYesOptionallyYes-Yes, Breez ServerOptionalYesYes, Spark ServerOptionnallyNoRTL ServerYesYesNoYes
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Can Connect to Own Server?-NoYesNoOlympusNo-YesLNDConnectNoYes
LNDConnect, bBTCPay
-YesNoElectrum X-Lntxbot
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TorNoYesNoNoYesNoNoNoYesNoYesYesYesYesNoYesNoNo
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Price APIBlockchain.infoBlockchain.infoCoindesk?Aggregate??MoonpayMany?Bitstamp or Wasabi--
-?ManyCryptocompareNone
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Fiat DeNominationsManyManyManyUSDManyManyEUR, USD, Pound
USD, EUR, GBP & JPY
ManyManyUSDUSDUSD-USDMany5 choices-
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Unit of AccountManyManyBTC or SATSSATSBTC or SATSBTC or SATSBTC, Bits or SATSBTC, Bits or SatsBTC, Bits or SATSBTC
ManyBTC or SatsSatsBTC or SatsBTC or SatsMany
Sats, BTC,
Bits, mBTC
Sats
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Bech32YesYes--YesNoNoYesYes
YesYesYes
Yes
YesYesYesYes
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P2SH WrappedYesNo--NoYesYesNoYesYesYesYesYesYesNoYesNo-
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Does user provide an email?NoNoNoNo but Twitter NoNoNoNoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNo
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Support ChannelGitterGitter, TelegramTelegramNoneGithub, TelegramEmailEmail, SlackTelegramEmail, SlackEmailGithubTelegramEmailTwitter, GithubTelegramGithubGithubTelegram
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Legal PolicyNoNoNoNoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNo
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If Android, Play Store Downloads?10 00010010 000-10 00010 0001000100010001000500100100-10 000100 000--
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Merchant ConnectionYes, LN StoresNoYes, BrowserNoNoYes, Map and LinkNoYes NoNoNoNoYes, BrowserNoNoNoNoYes, many
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EducationYes, TourNoNoSomewhatYes, GuideNoNoNoNoSomewhatNoNoNoNoNoNoNoYes
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Customizable UINoYes (Dark Mode)
NoNoNoNoNoYes (Dark Mode)Yes (Light Mode)NoYes, 16 ThemesYes (Dark Mode)NoYes. 6 ThemesNoYes (Dark Mode)NoNo
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Can You Lock the App?PIN, BiometricPINBiometrics or PWPasswordBiometrics / PIN
NoPINPIN, BiometricsPassword / PIN
PINPasswordNoPIN
Password, 2FA, SSO
FingerprintPasswordPasswordPIN / Password
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How's the Private Key Backup Done?PhrasePhrasePhrase-Phrase-PhraseNonePhrase
Encrypted Keys
via Email
Server SideServer SidePhraseServer SidePhrasePhraseServer Side-
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Is the Backup Forced?YesNoNo-No-YesNoYesNo--Yes-NoYes--
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CustodialNoNoYes (By default)YesNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoYesNoNoYes
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Backup Method if Custodial--URLTwitter Account-Account--------Phone Number--Telegram Account
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Channel ManagementYesNo--Yes-YesNoYesNoYesYesYesYes-YesYes-
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Local Graph
Yes---
No-YesYesOptional-NoNoOptionalNo-YesNo
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Channel BackupYes---Yes-NoYesYes-NoNoYesYes-NoNo-
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How?Google Drive, Local---Local or Delegated--Google Drive, iCloudGoogle Drive, Local---Google DriveLocal----
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Channel Funding Fees SelectionYes, Full Selectionfees are 0.1%--Fast or Economical-No-Yes, Full Selection-Yes, FullYes, FullNoYes, FullNo but FreeYesYes, Full-
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Request Inbound Liquidity in AppYes, ACINQ---Links-No
AutomaticNo-NoNoNoNo-NoNo-
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Proposed NodeACINQACINQ (forced)--Many-NoBreez (Forced)Many--NoNoNo
-YesNo-
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AutopilotNoNo--No-YesNoYes-NoNoYesYes-NoNo-
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Force CloseYesYes--Yes-Yes-
Yes-YesYesYesYes-YesYes-
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Receive PaymentsYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
YesYesNoYesYesYesYesYes
YesYesYes
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Receive Funds on Lightning right away?NoYesYesYesNoYesNoNoNoYesNoNoNoNoYesNoNoYes
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Payment Request Amount ObligatoryNoNoYesNoNoNoNoYesYes-YesNoNoNoNoNoNoNo
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Payment Request DescriptionYesYesYes-YesYesYesYesYes-YesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
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Payment Request Expiry Setup
20 min, 1 hour, 6 hours
NoNo-YesNoNoNoFull-NoNoNoYesNoYesFullNo
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Pay Invoice Without Amount Requested?
YesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesNoNoNoYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
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Maximum Lightning FeeYesYesNoNoYesNoNoNoNo-NoNoYesNoNoNoNoNo
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WatchtowerNoNo--Yes-
NoYesNo-NoNoYesNo
-YesNo-
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Swaps (Submarine or Not)NoYesNoNoNoYesNoYesNoYesNoNoNoYesNoNoNoYes (Swap In)
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LNURL SupportNoYes (Withdrawal)Yes NoYesYesNoYes (Withdrawal)Yes (Withdrawal)NoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoYes (pay, withdraw)
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Fiat ExchangeNoNoNoNoNonoNoYes (MoonPay)Soon (Olympus)NoNoNoNoNoYes (Wyre)NoNoNo
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Key SendNoNoNoNoNoNoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNo
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Multi Party PaymentNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNo
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Latest Release Version0.4.111.3.1v5.3.2-0.4.41.7.00.5.90.9v0.3.0beta-38.3v0.2.14v0.2.10.0.22v0.7.0-3.3.80.5.2-
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Latest Release Date4/24/20204/16/20204/19/2020-2/28/20203/4/202010/24/20194/18/20204/7/20204/23/20204/22/20203/8/202010/15/20193/19/2020-7/11/201910/15/2019-
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Latest Github Commit4/21/20204/26/20204/28/2020-3/30/2020-12/4/20194/28/20204/28/20204/27/20204/22/20203/8/2020-4/11/2020-4/25/20202/28/20202/13/2020
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