June 16, 2008

Samsung Makes Mobile Phones Out of Corn

corn-top.jpg Samsung Electronics announced the planned launch of an environment-friendly mobile phone (SCH-W510) made from Cornflour for later this month. Telecoms Korea reports.

"W510 uses natural-dissolved bio-plastic made from corn starch for the battery cover and other parts, according to Samsung. Besides the plastic parts, the company applies other environment friendly materials such as anti-bacterial surface coatings to minimize harmful effects of mobile handsets on the nature and the human body. "

Related:

-- NECís ECO corn-based phone - The phone body is made up of 75 percent plant materials, including corn and potatoes.

-- Japanese mobile phones to get corny -- and eco-friendly - Japanese firms NEC and Unitika have developed a plastic made of corn for mobile telephone bodies.

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