Environmental Protection

Samsung Replenish

Samsung Replenish Review Smartphone

Jul 18, 2011

If you’re concerned with your environmental footprint and like the idea of going easy on the Earth with your phone purchase, the Replenish is a good option for a basic smartphone.



Specs:

Screen Size: 2.8 inches/240x320 resolution
Dimensions: 4.8 in. high x 2.4 in. wide x 0.5 in. thick
Weight: 4.1 ounces
Camera Size: 2MP
Keyboard: Tactile QWERTY
OS: 2.2 Froyo
External memory: Comes with 512MB internal and 2GB external; supports up to 32GB
Processor: 600MHz
Cost: $50 (with two-year Sprint contract)



Pros:
  • Made from 34.6 percent post-consumer recycled material. Phone as a whole comprises 80 percent recycled material
  • Comes with envelope for free, easy recycling at end of lifespan
  • Can download Sprint’s GreenID pack for free. Comes with some cool apps and links to environmental news sites.
Cons:
  • Small camera for a smartphone
  • Small but functional screen; not too pleasant for reading, but it gets the job done.
Takeaway:
The Samsung Replenish is not on the cutting edge of smartphone technology, but it is a solid, useful phone for a no-frills price. If you’re concerned with your environmental footprint and like the idea of going easy on the Earth with your phone purchase, the Replenish is a good option for a basic smartphone.




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