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Top 10 smartphones with highest radiation

July 8, 2014



A smartphone must receive certification from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) before it can be sold on the US market. The Specific Absorption Rate (SAR) is one of the criteria that must be met by smartphone manufacturers. SAR is defined as the power absorbed per tissue mass with units of watts per kilogram (W/kg). The current SAR standard in the US is 1.6 watts per kilogram.

No 10 T-Mobile Prism 2

Manufacturer: T-Mobile International AG

SAR:1.38

T-Mobile Prism 2 [File photo]





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No 9 Kyocera Hydro Elite

Manufacturer: Kyocera Communications Inc

SAR: 1.39

Kyocera Hydro Elite [File photo]





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No 8 Nokia Lumia 925

Manufacturer: Nokia Oyj

SAR:1.4

A person holds a Nokia Lumia 925 smart phone in her hands in Munich, Germany, 11 June 2013. Nokia brought out the new model Lumia 925 in Germany, as the first country worldwide, on 10 June 2013. [Photo/IC] 





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No 7 ZTE Source

Manufacturer: ZTE Corporation

SAR:1.41

A woman holding ZTE Source[File Photo] 





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No 6 Nokia Asha 503

Manufacturer: Nokia Oyj

SAR: 1.43

A Nokia Asha is displayed at the Mobile World Congress, the world's largest mobile phone trade show in Barcelona, Spain, Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2014. [Photo/IC]





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No 5 Kyocera Hydro XTRM

Manufacturer: Kyocera Communications Inc

SAR: 1.44

An employee displays a Kyocera Hydro XTRM waterproof smartphone at the Kyocera Corp. pavilion on day three of the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain, on Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014. [Photo/cfp.cn]





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No 4 Kyocera Hydro Edge

Manufacturer: Kyocera Communications Inc

SAR: 1.48

Kyocera Hydro Edge [File photo] 





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No 3 Alcatel One Touch Evolve

Manufacturer: Alcatel-Lucent

SAR: 1.49

Promotion for Alcatel One Touch has been seen during Tour De France, September 07 2013. [Photo/IC]





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No 2 Motorola Moto E

Manufacturer: Motorola Inc

SAR: 1.5

Senior Director of product marketing of Motorola Lauren Gellman during launch of Moto E on May 13, 2014 in New Delhi, India. [Photo/cfp.cn]





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No 1 Motorola Droid Maxx

Manufacturer: Motorola Inc

SAR: 1.54

Jeff Dietel, Vice President of Marketing for Verizon Wireless, discusses the three new smartphones unveiled, Tuesday, July 23, 2013 in New York. [Photo/IC]





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Source: China Daily: Hong Kong Edition


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