BARCELONA — The days of can-to-can communication are over. To celebrate, Samsung recently announced its newest eco-savvy cell phone. Christened Blue Earth, the mobile device is made from recycled water bottles. Equipped with a solar panel on its backside, the phone drinks energy from the sun. According to Wired, Samsung is guarding its secret closely until they release the unit in the second half of this year.
Blue Earth allegedly includes features that promote an alternative-energy oriented lifestyle. A pedometer measures how far you’ve walked, calculating how much carbon you’ve saved in comparison to driving. It also includes energy-saving sensors that switch off the backlights to allow the solar panel to work its magic faster.
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