Sprint and Samsung launches their first Eco-friendly phone – Samsung Replenish that runs on Android. This phone is made of partial recycled plastics and recyclable packaging. Sprint has already launched four eco-friendly handset already before this.
This is touch phone that has QWERTY keyboard and comes with solar charging back cover. This has Sprint ID enabled, that lets the customers download eco-friendly apps and mobile content.
Specs of Samsung Replenish
- 2.8-inch (240 x 320 pixels) 256k color QVGA touch screen
- Dimensions : 60.96mm x 121.92mm x 12.4mm
- Weight: 116g
- QWERTY keyboard
- Android 2.2 (Froyo)
- 2MP camera
- 256MB RAM and 512MB ROM
- 600MHz ARMv6, MSM7627-2 processor
- Wi-Fi and GPS
- Bluetooth 2.1
- 32GB expandable memory with MicroSD, 2GB included
- 1160 mAh battery
This phone will be available from 8th of May 2011 from sprint for $49.99 with a two-year contract. Sprint also waives $10 monthly premium data charges for customers purchasing this phone.
Another eco-friendly device Samsung Restore that was available with Sprint in 2010, will be available for Virgin Mobile customers in USA without any contract from 18 April 2011.