LG and Sprint are making to launch the green-credentialed LG Optimus Elite smartphone. The successor to the LG Optimus S, the new handset aspects Android 2.3, a 3.5-inch capacitive touch-screen, 800 MHz processor, additonally a 5 MP rear-facing camera and camcorder amongst flash. Sprint are able to launch the LG Optimus Elite on Sunday April 22 but release details for its no-contract brand, Virgin Mobile USA, are yet to be announced.
This smartphone’s casing is obtained of 50 per cent recycled plastics and it is moreover cost free of hazardous equipment these kinds of as PVC, halogens, mercury and phthalates. Its charger exceeds the requirements of the EC Code of Conduct on gas efficiency in terms of no-load consumption, consuming merely 0.03 watts of electricity when plugged to a wall socket without making linked to the phone.
The packaging as well boasts blue attributes. The version purchased based on Sprint is utterly recyclable, is printed in soy ink and the paper is 87 per cent post-consumer and glueless. That be sure goes at a low level to 30 per cent for the Virgin Mobile USA version. Most of the thermoform plastic (up for 70 percent) contains a combination of either post-industrial or post-consumer waste. The Virgin Mobile USA version comes in fully recyclable packaging such a uses soy inks, and contains up to 30 per cent post-consumer paper.