Samsung and AT&T mobile operator just announced a new eco-friendly phone that called the Samsung Evergreen a667. Samsung Evergreen is not a powerful smartphone, but Like the M360 handset, Evergreen mobile phone is as Eco-friendly that provides 70% made out of recycled post-consumer plastics.
Samsung Evergreen is boasts a 2.4-inch TFT LCD display, slide-out QWERTY keyboard, microSD/microSDHC card slot (up to 32GB), a 2.0 megapixel camera and video camcorder, Bluetooth 2.1 with A2DP support, optical joystick, music player, aGPS (with AT&T Navigator). On the front of the Evergreen there is a traditional alphanumeric keypad. Other specs includes dual-band 3G connectivity and works in GSM/GPRS/EDGE and UMTS/HSDPA networks.
Samsung Evergreen packaging uses soy ink and is 100 percent recyclable and 80% of its packaging contains recycled post-consumer paper. It also features reduced and recyclable packaging, eco-oriented wallpaper and ringtones, a CD to replace the user manual and an Energy Star qualified charger. You can find the traditional paper-based user guide, phone’s user manual, games & apps and AT&T recycling program.
Samsung will be donate $1 to Cell Phones for Soldiers (up to a maximum of $100.000) for every Samsung Evergreen smartphone sold. “Cell Phones for Soldiers” hopes to turn old cell phones into more than 12 million minutes of prepaid calling cards for U.S. troops stationed overseas in 2008.
The AT&T Samsung Evergreen will launch with a new AT&T contract on November 7 2010 with starting price $29.99 after a $50 mail-in rebate and 2-year contract (also a monthly plan of at least $20 is required).