Check out the Galaxy S4's beautiful and completely recyclable retail box

Check out the Galaxy S4's beautiful and completely recyclable retail box
With its newest devices like the Galaxy S4 and Galaxy Note 8.0, Samsung is also introducing a new product packaging design. The new Samsung boxes look pretty awesome, but what's even cooler about them is that they are made of 100% post-user recycled paper, and are printed using soy-ink. In short, they are completely recyclable and environment-friendly.

We absolutely love this new initiative by Samsung. In the past, only certain models that were specifically designated as "green" came in such kind of packaging, but this is the first time that a manufacturer decides to adopt it for all of its products moving forward.

Well, what else can we say - Samsung once again proved that it deserves to be at the top of the mobile industry food-chain!



Related phones

Galaxy S4
  • Display 5.0" 1080 x 1920 pixels
  • Camera 13 MP / 2 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 600, Quad-core, 1900 MHz
  • Storage 64 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 2600 mAh(17h 3G talk time)
Galaxy Note 8.0
  • Display 8.0" 1280 x 800 pixels
  • Camera 5 MP / 1.3 MP front
  • Processor Samsung Exynos 4 Quad, Quad-core, 1600 MHz
  • Storage 16 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 4600 mAh

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64 Comments

1. darkkjedii

Posts: 31529; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Hurry AT&T

17. omar300

Posts: 210; Member since: Jun 24, 2012

for $700 we get a recycled box and plastic phone. nice.

21. PhoenixWright

Posts: 102; Member since: Feb 11, 2013

No wonder why earth is getting way too polluted. This is the kind of mentally that keeps earth soo pulluted.

25. tmcr7

Posts: 180; Member since: Nov 02, 2011

Man, you need to get some education. The world needs less people who think like you.

26. BadAssAbe

Posts: 508; Member since: Apr 22, 2011

I don't care what you think about Samsung's phones but Samsung/anyone should be praised for recycling not insulted

64. chocolaking

Posts: 495; Member since: May 22, 2012

I do not recall or understand that how Plastic can be recycled. How?? Samsung must be feeling pulluting the enviroment by using way too much plastic for all their phones. So they try to make a big deal of using recycle paper to confuse consumer's mind.

34. Nephylim

Posts: 134; Member since: Apr 04, 2013

@omar300 u are fkn patetic :S

39. darkkjedii

Posts: 31529; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Well for as much as 900$ the iPhone comes in a non recyclable box, and is shatter prone.

41. MobileNico

Posts: 96; Member since: Aug 26, 2012

LOL! come on guys, that was funny. Stop being so defensive. Everyone loves green initiatives. It's awesome that Samsung is doing this, but omar300's comment was funny nonetheless. I'd like to see more companies doing this, but if they don't, I'm not going to lose sleep over it. When green initiatives begin to permeate the manufacturing process, then I'll care. At the end of the day, it's a marketing ploy. They know Americans are obsessed with "Going Green", so boom, recycled box with soy ink. Just trying to appeal to a broader audience. If they didn't think it would make them more money by endearing them in the eyes of the people, they wouldn't do it.

63. omar300

Posts: 210; Member since: Jun 24, 2012

someone got the message. Yea these people got offended like i hate recycled box. my point was to reduce the price of phones. i could careless the quality of box. im not iphone user who die for qualities. I do think its good idea to use recycled box since they will be selling millions of this phone so less tress dying for our pleasure.

60. Mehrzad_wayne

Posts: 10; Member since: Aug 20, 2012

For what you need a fashionable box ?

2. thethird

Posts: 72; Member since: Mar 28, 2013

So be it!Go Sammy! :D [+]

3. procopiojose

Posts: 132; Member since: Oct 26, 2012

gimme that sh*t!!

18. Nathan_ingx

Posts: 4769; Member since: Mar 07, 2012

Yeah, take that sh!t and gimme the phone!! :P

48. amansingal14

Posts: 309; Member since: Sep 08, 2012

+1 lol Nathan...

4. xperiaDROID

Posts: 5629; Member since: Mar 08, 2013

Samsung is going green? I love you Samsung! ;)

6. bojan

Posts: 188; Member since: Oct 06, 2012

this is called being cheap and becaise it cost them less sammy wnats to make money on everything even on boxes LOL

8. som

Posts: 768; Member since: Nov 10, 2009

Recycle is re-used the same materials in the same manufacturing process is not cheap material.

35. Nephylim

Posts: 134; Member since: Apr 04, 2013

@som Brillant !

27. SleepingOz unregistered

Ah bojan, the butthurt HTC fanboy, is that all you've got? HTC also have been doing this for a while, does it mean that HTC is being cheap as well?

37. bojan

Posts: 188; Member since: Oct 06, 2012

im not htc fan boy your very wrong. i don;t have any htc phones yet i have samsung note 2 and i will be getting the htc one. your butthurt because your a samsung fan boy. i choose base on what is best for me. and samsung have -bad speakers and sound and call quality its very bad -Capacitive buttons -Looks too similar to the S3 -cheap company that used the cheapest parts to make more money Otherwise it is an amazing device!

40. SGSatlantis

Posts: 227; Member since: Jul 20, 2011

This pretty much proves that you don't own the Note II.

49. SleepingOz unregistered

The GNOTE II you wish you had..

53. iushnt

Posts: 3139; Member since: Feb 06, 2013

I pray to god to gift you a note 2.. So that you will know the meaning of beast..

31. kclgphilsbsa

Posts: 765; Member since: Jan 21, 2013

Disgusting fanboy!!!

51. GTR722

Posts: 270; Member since: Oct 20, 2012

they are praising even the box now....Samsung is the new Apple..

61. jsdechavez

Posts: 814; Member since: Jul 20, 2012

This boy makes sense. Actually it's always on every company's initiative. Cut on costs and make more profit. That they're making tree-huggers and environmental groups happy is a bonus.

7. mishpillado

Posts: 6; Member since: Apr 01, 2013

Not be a troll or anything, but HTC has been doing this for years, even with its cornstarch bags, and all, but it’s great to see that more companies are doing it, and they look great!

16. roscuthiii

Posts: 2383; Member since: Jul 18, 2010

My next-door neighbors, a quiet couple, have been recycling for years. The neighbors on the other side of me, a large family, have not been recycling. The amount of waste they've created far, far outweighed the waste generated by the much small neighbor couple. Now, if that large family started recycling... Well, perhaps you see where I'm going with this...

9. iluvsmartphonexpdx

Posts: 48; Member since: Mar 26, 2013

SAVE THE EARTH!!! :P

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