The Top 10 Lowest Radiation Cell Phones, 2012

Updated February 12, 2020 | Infoplease Staff

The Environmental Working Group selected the top ten cell phones with the lowest amount of radiation. Results are listed by the maximum possible SAR level from the cell phone. SAR is the specific absorption rate, a measure of the rate that body tissue absorbs radiation energy during cell phone use. Results are from October 2012.

Brand and TypeSAR level
1Samsung Galaxy Note (T-Mobile)0.19
2Samsung Galaxy Note (Unlocked)0.27
3Samsung Galaxy S II Skyrocket (AT&T)0.3
4Kyocera DuraXT (Sprint Nextel)0.328
5Huawei Impulse (AT&T) 0.34
6Samsung Focus Flash (AT&T)0.35
7Samsung Galaxy S II (T-Mobile)0.35
8Samsung Galaxy Beam (Unlocked)0.36
9Samsung Galaxy S II (AT&T)0.36
10Pantech Swift (AT&T)0.386

Source: CNET

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