The Top 5 Most Harmful Phones, And The Top 5 Safest – According to Research


most-harmful-phonesShort Bytes: Ample of researches have been conducted worldwide that prove the harmful effect mobile phones have on the health of users. A new research conducted at the Weizmann Institute of Science in Israel further proves this point. Read more to know the most harmful phones (and the safest).

Published in the Biochemical Journal, the study focuses on the healthy disasters triggered by the use of certain specific phones. A single use of such specific phones can lead to cancerous cell divisions, as per the research. The research also insists that children skulls’ let deeper penetration of the radiation and could pose a bigger threat to the lives of children.

The most harmful phones list specifies the cell phones with the highest radiation along with SAR. SAR is the specific absorption rate, that is the rate at which the electromagnetic waves emitted by the cell phone is absorbed into the human body.

The Environment Working Group has released a list of the top 5 cell phones with the lowest emitted radiation.

Brand and type SAR level
1. Samsung Galaxy Note II N7100 0.17
2. Samsung Galaxy Note N7000 0.26
3. SonyEricsson Xperia Play 0.36
4. Samsung Galaxy Beam 0.28
5. Samsung Galaxy 551 0.38

Here is the list of top 5 most harmful phones that emit the highest level of electromagnetic radiations and pose a serious threat to your health.

Brand and type. SAR
3. Motorola MOTO –e- SAR 1.5
4. Alcatel One Touch Evolve. 1.49
5. Huawei Vitria 1.49


EWG has also formulated guidelines to help restrict the exposure to cell phone radiation, these are as follows-

  1. Use a headset
  2. Use the speakerphone option
  3. Prefer texting than talking.
  4. Use a low radiation phone
  5.  Stay off the phone when you have a weak signal. Weaker signals mean more emissions to contact the tower.

You can access a larger list of phones with highest levels of radiation here and check your phone’s radiation level by typing the FCC ID number of your cell phone into the FCC database available here:

So, next time you want to buy a new phone, please don’t forget to check the SAR level of the phone! Cheers!


Aprajita Tripathi

Aprajita Tripathi

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