Ten highest-radiation cell phones (United States)

Discussion in 'Portable Devices & Gadgets' started by VenomXt, Jun 5, 2006.

  1. VenomXt

    VenomXt Blame me for the RAZR's Folding Team

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    The rating is in SAR level (digital). The V3 isnt there wee!

    1. Motorola Slvr L6 1.58
    2a. Motorola V120c 1.55
    2b. Motorola V265 1.55
    4. Motorola V70 1.54
    5a. Motorola C290 1.53
    5b. Motorola P8767 1.53
    5c. Motorola ST7868 1.53
    5d. Motorola ST7868W 1.53
    9a. Motorola A845 1.51
    9c. Palm Treo 650 GSM 1.51
    9b. Panasonic Allure 1.51
     
  2. Sazar

    Sazar F@H - Is it in you? Staff Member Political User Folding Team

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    Motorola's next invention == slimline anti-radiation helmet.
     
  3. kcnychief

    kcnychief █▄█ ▀█▄ █ Political User Folding Team

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    AKA roll of tin foil :D
     
  4. bobsalot

    bobsalot Boooooooooooooooooooom

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    why are motos the highest. are they run on nuclear fuel rods?
     
  5. Admiral Michael

    Admiral Michael Michaelsoft Systems CEO Folding Team

    LOL I thought it was funny the list was mostly comprised of Motorolas.
     
  6. bobsalot

    bobsalot Boooooooooooooooooooom

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    also sorry to be annoying...but it says 10 highest phones....u hav 11 there :p
     
  7. madmatt

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    There are ties. Three phones tied for the last spot.
     
  8. Shamus MacNoob

    Shamus MacNoob Moderator Political User

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    makes me glad I got a SE and not a Microrola I mean Motorola
     
  9. Geffy

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    Its an american company isnt it, they probably just figured the costs of reducing emissions would be too costly.


    apologies for this blatant stab at the us, I couldnt resist
     
  10. Kush

    Kush High On Life!

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    another reason to add to my list of why i hate motorola!
     
  11. Petros

    Petros Thief IV

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    Razrs scare me. They make radios buzz when they ring.
     
  12. LeeJend

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    If you read the whole article what's really interesting is the range of levels.

    It runs something like 0.34 all the way up to 1.58. You'd think the high level phone makers would care more about reducing exposure levels if numbers that low can be acheived.
     
  13. VenomXt

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    Most cell phones do that :)
     
  14. Geffy

    Geffy Moderator Folding Team

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    Any mobile will do that to unsheilded speakers. I had a really crappy set that picked up Taxi radio transmissions.
     
  15. omg its nlm

    omg its nlm lvl 17 Hax Folding Team

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    Motorola FTL, Really don't like any of their phones anyways. :)
     
  16. Terrahertz

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    Whew mine didnt make the list. V551
     
  17. ming

    ming OSNN Advanced

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    heh... I'd just like to add that from what I've been hearing, Moto also has the highest number of faulty handsets. :p
    or at least, their phones breakdown much quicker than other manufacturers'.
     
  18. xsivforce

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    Source of this list? I would like to read more.
     
  19. Robert Breezin

    Robert Breezin OSNN One Post Wonder

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    Your list (thanks) made me curious.

    Good explanation of how we're (possibly) frying our brains:
    http://electronics.howstuffworks.com/cell-phone-radiation3.htm
    How Cell-phone Radiation Works

    If you know your cell phone's FCC identification code, you should be able to look up the SAR:
    https://gullfoss2.fcc.gov/prod/oet/cf/eas/reports/GenericSearch.cfm

    Or look at the label on your phone:

    "In order to gain an FCC license, a phone's maximum SAR level must be less than 1.6 watts per kilogram (W/kg). In 2000, the Cellular Telecommunications & Internet Association (CTIA) ordered cell-phone manufacturers to place labels on phones disclosing radiation levels."