Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 edge receive several eco-friendly certificates

Samsung's newest flagship smartphones, the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge, recently received eco-friendly certificates in four countries: US, UK, Brazil, and Russia.

In the US, the two Galaxy handsets received the highest Sustainability Product Certification (SPC) from safety testing and certification organization UL (Underwriters Laboratories). According to Samsung, the devices were recognized for "meeting a series of rigorous criteria on toxic material, energy efficiency, recyclability of product and packaging, as well as the manufacturer’s social responsibility practices."

In the UK, the smartphones got a "CO2 Measured Label" from Carbon Trust, while in Brazil and Russia they received Vitality Leaf certifications.

The Galaxy S6 and S6 edge come in retail packages made with 100% recycled paper and printed with soy ink. Moreover, 20% of the plastic in their battery chargers is made out of recycled plastic.

As you may know, the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge are already available to pre-order in the US and other markets, and will be released on April 10. You can find out more about the two new flagships by reading our Galaxy S6 review and our Galaxy S6 edge review.

source: Samsung Tomorrow

Related phones

Galaxy S6
  • Display 5.1" 1440 x 2560 pixels
  • Camera 16 MP / 5 MP front
  • Processor Samsung Exynos 7 Octa, Octa-core, 2100 MHz
  • Storage 128 GB
  • Battery 2550 mAh(23h 3G talk time)
Galaxy S6 edge
  • Display 5.1" 1440 x 2560 pixels
  • Camera 16 MP / 5 MP front
  • Processor Samsung Exynos 7 Octa, Octa-core, 2100 MHz
  • Storage 128 GB
  • Battery 2600 mAh(26h talk time)



1. techperson211

Posts: 1280; Member since: Feb 27, 2014

Kudos Samsung!!

6. AnTuTu

Posts: 1620; Member since: Oct 14, 2012

Big up for Sammy :)

2. drunkenjay

Posts: 1696; Member since: Feb 11, 2013

pretty cool. samsungs doing great this year. being eco friendly is also a good plus.

3. dancheung77

Posts: 202; Member since: Jan 28, 2015

They are indeed doing much better now, great to hear that


Posts: 54; Member since: Mar 20, 2015

Meh, not a biggie for me tho

5. drunkenjay

Posts: 1696; Member since: Feb 11, 2013

until your iphone 6 has it?

7. twens

Posts: 1180; Member since: Feb 25, 2012

Meanwhile........ "What a difference a month makes! A financial report from Bloomberg News says that Samsung has earned $11 billion in market value from Galaxy S6 and S6 edge sales in the month of March, as compared to lackluster sales of the Galaxy S5 after its release last year. Shares have climbed 6.2%. The Korean manufacturer’s current market value stands at 212.26 trillion won, or $191.19 billion, Bloomberg says, with Apple’s market share declining $12 billion in this past month alone." I wonder why phonearena doesn't want to publish this news on their site. It's not been a month since the phone even lunched. Get ready for some more sad and bad news if you're an apple loyalist. Lol

8. livyatan

Posts: 867; Member since: Jun 19, 2013

Lol what? They aren't on sale yet. I'm guessing Bloomsburg is taking about the carrier orders

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