Samsung has come up with two eco friendly handsets, Samsung Replenish and Samsung Restore. The handset is a green device, which is claimed 27 percent post-consumer recycled plastics, also 3 percent recyclable of the phone. As mention, Samsung Restore eco-friendly smartphone was announced by Sprint almost a year ago.
Samsung Replenish, an Android phone is created partially with recycled plastics. An impressive eco-credential of the phone is reduction in the usage of environmentally sensitive materials: RoHS compliant6, Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC), Brominated Flame Retardants (BFRs), phthalates, and beryllium. The casing includes 34.6 percent post-consumer recycled plastic content and 82 percent of the device is made from recyclable materials. The fully recyclable packaging of the phone incorporates 80 percent post-consumer waste material and uses soy links. Amazing! You can just recycle the whole thing. If this was not enough, an optional solar charging battery cover will also be available to make it a complete green device. The phone is also energy efficient.
On the other hand, Samsung Restore is brings a slide-out full QWERTY 4-row keyboard. It packs a 1.4 x 1.9-inch LCD display with a resolution of 240 x 320 pixels, a 2MP camera with video recording, stereo Bluetooth, a microSD card slot, and an 1140 mAh battery that good for up to 6 hours continuous talk time.
Dimensions of Samsung Restore phone are 4.6 x 2.1 x 0.6 inches and weighs 3.7 ounces. For access to social networking sites and email services on Restore is providing shortcuts for easy to use of Facebook, Twitter, MySpace, AOL, Gmail, Yahoo! and MSN/Windows Live Hotmail.
Virgin Mobile USA is offering Samsung Restore green smartphone for price tag $79.99 no-contract.