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10 smartphones that emit the most radiation: Do you own any?

The German Federal Office for Radiation Protection maintains a comprehensive database of smartphones according to the level of radiation they emit. The agency’s latest list ranks phones on high specific absorption rate – a unit to gauge a phone’s radiation. Read to know 10 smartphones that emit the most radiation.

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No one, who owns a smartphone in this day and age, can live without it for too long. There’s no shame in admitting this. Mark Twain, while expressing his affection for good whiskey, once said: "Too much of anything is bad, but too much good whiskey is barely enough." Though most of us would gladly agree with the second part of his quote, we’d find trouble agreeing with the first part, especially speaking about smartphones. Sadly, there's a downside. Smartphones emit radiation. Some more, some less. There’s little conclusive research on effects of cell phone radiation on humans but exposure to radiation does affect health. Here are 10 smartphones available in the market that emit the most radiation. (Image: Pixabay)
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No one, who owns a smartphone in this day and age, can live without it for too long. There’s no shame in admitting this. Mark Twain, while expressing his affection for good whiskey, once said: "Too much of anything is bad, but too much good whiskey is barely enough." Though most of us would gladly agree with the second part of his quote, we’d find trouble agreeing with the first part, especially speaking about smartphones. Sadly, there's a downside. Smartphones emit radiation. Some more, some less. There’s little conclusive research on effects of cell phone radiation on humans but exposure to radiation does affect health. Here are 10 smartphones available in the market that emit the most radiation. (Image: Pixabay)

No. 10 | Apple iPhone 7 | SAR value: 1.38 (Image: Apple.com)
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No. 10 | Apple iPhone 7 | SAR value: 1.38 (Image: Apple.com)

No. 9 | Huawei P9 lite | SAR value: 1.38 (Image: Huawei.com)
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No. 9 | Huawei P9 lite | SAR value: 1.38 (Image: Huawei.com)

No. 8 | OnePlus 5 | SAR value: 1.39 (Image: OnePlus.com)
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No. 8 | OnePlus 5 | SAR value: 1.39 (Image: OnePlus.com)

No. 7 | Huawei Nova Plus | SAR value: 1.40 (Image: Huawei.com)
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No. 7 | Huawei Nova Plus | SAR value: 1.40 (Image: Huawei.com)

No. 6 | Huawei P9 | SAR value: 1.43 (Image: Huawei.com)
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No. 6 | Huawei P9 | SAR value: 1.43 (Image: Huawei.com)

No. 5 | Huawei GX8 | SAR value: 1.44 (Image: Huawei.com)
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No. 5 | Huawei GX8 | SAR value: 1.44 (Image: Huawei.com)

No. 4 | Huawei P9 Plus | SAR value: 1.48 (Image: Huawei.com)
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No. 4 | Huawei P9 Plus | SAR value: 1.48 (Image: Huawei.com)

No. 3 | Huawei Mate 9 | SAR value: 1.64 (Image: Huawei.com)
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No. 3 | Huawei Mate 9 | SAR value: 1.64 (Image: Huawei.com)

No. 2 | OnePlus 5T | SAR value: 1.68 (Image: OnePlus.com)
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No. 2 | OnePlus 5T | SAR value: 1.68 (Image: OnePlus.com)

No. 1 | Xiaomi Mi A1 | SAR value: 1.75 (Image: mi.com)
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No. 1 | Xiaomi Mi A1 | SAR value: 1.75 (Image: mi.com)

First Published on Nov 21, 2018 10:10 am
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