Samsung Electronics’ Galaxy Note 7 Edge has been rated as a cell phone with the lowest electromagnetic radiation level among 10 most popular smartphones around the world.
Specific absorption rate (SAR) is an indication of the amount of radiation that is absorbed into the human body whilst using a cellular phone, the higher the SAR rating the more radiation that is absorbed into the body. SAR values are usually expressed in units of watts per kilogram (W/kg) in either 1g or 10g of tissue.
According to PhonAndroid, a France-based Internet information technology (IT) news media, on November 24, Samsung Electronics’ Galaxy Note 7 Edge’s SAR was 0.264 W/kg, the lowest among the 10 most popular smartphones, followed by the Asus ZenFone 3 with 0.278W/kg, the Samsung Galaxy A5 2016 with 0.290W/kg and the Lenovo Moto Z with 0.304W/kg.
In contrast, Huawei's Honor 8 and P9 smartphones were rated as the two highest radiation cell phone with 1.5 W/kg and 1.43W/kg, respectively. Apple's iPhone 7 came third with 1.38 W/kg and the iPhone 7 Plus ranked fourth with 1.24 W/kg
Meanwhile, the Galaxy S7 Edge was named as a smartphones with the best camera by German consumers. Germany’s Internet IT news provider Mobile Geeks conducted a survey of 3,000 local consumers and 39 percent of the respondents said Samsung Electronics’ Galaxy S7 Edge has the best camera.