Samsung has just spilled the bean for their next exciting smartphone boasting of not so impressive technical features but more of its environment-friendly goodness. The said smartphone dubbed – Samsung Replenish is a touch QWERTY bar phone with 2.8-inch QVGA display, Android 2.2 Froyo OS, 2MP camera and camcorder, Wi-Fi and GPS-capable, and microSD card slot. It will also have a special access Sprint ID Pack and Green ID pack and an optional solar door charging accessory. Sounds like a pretty ordinary Samsung Smartphone right? Well, yes it is if you’re looking at its technical side. But what makes the Samsung Replenish as mentioned is the fact that it is supposed to be an eco-friendly device.
So, how eco-friendly is the Samsung Replenish? For one, it was made from reduced environmentally sensitive materials which is RoHS compliant6, free of intentionally added polyvinyl chloride (PVC), brominated flame retardants (BFRs), phthalates and beryllium. It is also energy efficient with a charger that meets the EC Code of Conduct on Energy Efficiency of External Power supplies, version 4 and visual alert when the phone is fully charged. Even the Samsung Replenish’s casing is eco-friendly as well featuring 34.6 percent post-consumer recycled plastic content and 82 percent recyclable materials. Finally, the Samsung Replenish has a fully recylable packaging which incorporates 80 percent post-consumer waste materials that uses soy inks.
So, if you’ve been holding off your desire to own a smartphone because of environmental consideration, Samsung has this smartphone especially made for you. The Samsung Replenish will be available from Sprint starting from $69.99 per month through its Everything Data plans.