I’ve had the good fortune to review a new eco-friendly mobile phone by Sony Ericsson. The Sony Ericsson Elm looks like just any other full-featured mobile phone, but has a whole raft of eco-friendly features. Features include use of recycled plastics, electronic manual on the phone, no hazardous chemicals, minimised packaging and water-based paints. (more…)
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This Solar Power Sleeve Charging Case has been designed to be used with 3G and 3GS iPhones. By Simply placing the solar panel in direct sunlight to charge you can help to provide your iPhone’s battery a boost when needed.
This conceptual mobile phone designed by Daizi Zheng aims to replace conventional mobile batteries with an eco friendly version. It was designed for Nokia as a phone battery that is cheaper to produce, uses less resources in its production and its life time of use, while also being able to be disposed of in an environmental manner.
LG have launched a new phone called the LG GD510, nicknamed “Pop”, which is a touchscreen cellphone with a 3” WQVGA screen, large solar panel on the back, and a 3MP camera with autofocus technology. The LG GD510 has been designed to offer a rich, but limited, set of features in a compact and easy to use mobile phone, which is targeted at consumers who want a touchscreen phone without all the bells and whistles or the eye-watering price tag.
If you love a little DIY gadgetry, then take a look at this simple Eco-Friendly Mobile Phone Charger gadget. You put your mobile phone inside and connect it to the phone charger to charge it up. To electrically switch off the charger (so that it doesn’t use any energy), you simply close the lid! (more…)
Samsung’s first solar-powered mobile phone has just started hitting the market, which is a dual band phone with a solar panel on the back. The phone features a 800mAh battery, which gives 5 to 10 minutes talk time for each 1 hour of sunlight reaching the solar panel. The Samsung Crest E1107 Solar-Powered Cellphone has been designed with affordability in mind, with reports that it’s already available in India for just $59 according to Unwired View. (more…)
With how pervasive mobile phones are, it’s about time there was a phone that was completely green. The Motorola MOTO W233 Renew is a phone made from recycled plastic, made from 100% recyclable materials, comes with eco-friendly packaging, RoHS compliant, and comes with a postage-paid envelope so that you can send your old phone back for recycling. (more…)
Samsung have announced an eco-friendly mobile phone that has been made from a recycled plastic called PCM, which is recycled from plastic water bottles. The handset and phone charger are completely free of toxic nasties, such as Brominated Flame Retardants, Beryllium and Phthalate. The phone is fitted with a solar panel on the back of the phone, which is designed to ensure you always have enough power to make a phone call. (more…)