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Electrum and the mobile wallets I've used can only support one type of address per HD wallet, but Bitcoin Core can support both at the same time.

Is that simply a choice that Bitcoin Core made or is there something unique about Bitcoin Core in this case since it's a full-node wallet?

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  • Do you mean having one key be multiple address types, or the wallet only gives out addresses of a single type? Regardless, Core being a full node is unrelated. – Andrew Chow May 16 '20 at 19:53
  • By "key" do you mean "seed"? Yes, I think I mean that Bitcoin Core is able to give different types of addresses per seed while other wallets can't. – M.K. Safi May 16 '20 at 20:06
  • It's not true, there are some mobile wallets like Samourai that support P2PKH, P2SH and segwit addresses derived from the seed. – Tony Sanak May 17 '20 at 4:33

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