A total of 1,500 kilograms of gold could be salvaged from cell phones thrown away in China each year. Approximately 400 million mobile phones in the world are discarded every year, 100 million of which come from Chinese users. A recent report showed that 150 grams of gold, 100 kg of copper and 3kg of silver can be withdrawn from one ton of discarded cell phones. But only an estimated 3 percent of unused mobile phones are recycled worldwide, and the figure is only 1 percent in China. Dumping cell phones can cause serious damage to the environment. A cell phone battery, for example, can polluted up to 60,000 liters of water. To protect our planet, manufacturers, dealers and consumers should be participate the recycling of cell phones. Nokia has already collected 160 tones of unused phones and related accessories between the year 2005 till 2011.
Spreadtrum Communications Inc., a leading Chinese electronic-chip manufacturer launched a 40-Nanometer cell phone chip on Wednesday, which had made a remarkable move in China’s independent research and development of semiconductors.
The attraction of Meizu M9 didn’t significantly reduce while Apple iPhone attempted to take over the Chinese market. Finally, Meizu M9 officially launched across many provinces in China yesterday (1st Jan 2011), including flagship stores in Shanghai, Beijing, Shenzhen and Guangzhou. Thousands of people were waiting in line for the incredible M9. Lots of photos and videos after the break.
Meizu M9 is doing so well in China after encountered a delay previously, received over 30,000 pre-order units, indeed it is unstoppably increasing everyday. It priced reasonably affordable for most people in China, but also with desirable performance. More Meizu M9 UI shots teases your interest after the jump.
Watching for something to keep a watchful eye on your kids? China Unicom currently introduced a phone to solve poor parents’ worries, it combines GPS function with network, enables parents monitor their children at any time.
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