Statistics suggest that there are approximately seven billion cell-phone subscribers in the world. Of course, these numbers also have the mobile devices to match. The world is piling up with all sort of e-junk even as the consumers go about buying the latest and smartest mobile phones. In such technologically perceptive and ecologically sensitive times, it makes sense that the companies produce eco-friendly cell phones to enable the consumers to have the latest while at the same time be easy on environment. Here let us have a look at a few of them.
The Microsoft Lumia 535 Dual SIM
The Lumia 535 Dual SIM does have some solid environment credentials to back itself. Released in April 2015, the phone comes with a small printable guide, in place of the conventional printed guide.
The phone is free of PVC, BFR and nickel, which keeps the number of toxic substances in the phone to a minimum. The phone also has a battery saver feature while the automatic screen brightness feature helps it save on energy. The body of the phone is made of virgin wood fibers and its components are made of as much as fifty percent recycled materials.
iPhone has always been a leader in the smartphone world and is doing its bit in the environment field as well. The phone comes laden with some of the freshest features ever seen in Smartphone segment. The phone features the following eco-friendly traits – a recyclable aluminum body, PVC–free and Beryllium-free construction. The phone also has mercury-free backlit LED display.
Orange has come up with this 4-G enabled 5.5-inch Nura model. The phone sports a fast 1.2GHz quad-core processor and a powerful 8-megapixel back camera. Orange gives its Nura model 2/5 score on environment performance, 5/5 on the preservation of natural resources, 1/5 on CO2 rate and 2/5 on eco-design. It may not be exemplary, but it sure is a pretty good deal.
This basic cell phone from Nokia features an attractive rubber based keypad in bright colors. Even thought the features of this phone are very basic, but what sets it apart the older models is its eco friendly build. The cell phone favors renewable materials in its construction, avoids Nickel, and has a durable body that makes the budget phone long-lasting. Other features in the phone include a built-in torch, basic internet facilities as Facebook, twitter, MSN Weather, Opera Mini Browser and Bing Search.
Micromax X 259 is one of the noblest while being one of the ablest phones in the category of basic phone models and was launched in 2012. It features a solar-powered battery for auxiliary power and backup. One time charge of three hours in the sun will keep the phone functional for ninety minutes. This is one of the most valuable gadgets for the people in the developing world. This is also one unique experiment ever by a cell phone company towards making eco-friendly gadgets.
These examples are path breakers and trail blazers for the future development of new and innovative technology and culture among the manufactures and the consumer towards ecological sensitivity.