Mark Peters : June 5th 2009 - 12:00 CET
Sony-Ericsson C901 GreenHeart
Sony-Ericsson GreenHeart C901 multimedia phone : Sony-Ericsson unveils a new Eco-Friendly mobile phone, the Sony-Ericsson GreenHeart C901. With the C901 GreenHeart, Sony-Ericsson shows its ongoing commitment to taking a lead on environmental sustainability by driving green innovation that doesn’t compromise on product design and functionality. The Sony-Ericsson GreenHeart programme includes the C901 GreenHeart plus the new MH300 GreenHeart headset, one of the greenest headsets on the market. The Sony-Ericsson GreenHeart concept is a key pillar in Sony Ericsson’s revitalised product portfolio strategy and the sustainable innovations found in the GreenHeart pioneer products will eventually roll out into the broader portfolio.|
Sony Ericsson GreenHeart C901
The Sony Ericsson C901 GreenHeart will include an electronic, in-phone manual to replace the standard paper version, saving over 90% in paper and reducing the environmental impact of transporting the final product through more compact packaging. The Sony Ericsson C901 GreenHeart mobile phone casing is made from a minimum of 50% recycled plastics and includes an optimised display light sensor that uses less energy. The new Sony Ericsson cell phone is coloured with waterborne paint that lowers exposure to Volatile Organic Compounds (VOC).
Sony-Ericsson GreenHeart Camera functions
• 5.0 megapixel digital camera
• Up to 16x digital zoom
• Photo fix function
• Picture blogging / Video recording
• Auto focus / Smile Shutter / Face detection
• Smart Contrast TBC / BestPic
• Red-eye reduction
• Xenon camera flash
• Video light / Video recording / Video stabilizer
Sony-Ericsson GreenHeart headset
The Sony Ericsson C901 GreenHeart will ship with the MH300 GreenHeart headset, one of the greenest headsets available, made up of 100% recycled plastics in 4 out of 5 hard plastic parts and far exceeding legal environmental requirements. Thanks to these innovations, the overall CO² footprint over the full life of the Sony Ericsson GreenHeart is reduced by 15%. The new Sony Ericsson C901 GreenHeart cell phone also includes a WalkMate application, letting users really walk the talk about being more eco-friendly by comparing the steps they take with the equivalent journey travelled by car.
Sony Ericsson C901 GreenHeart Eco-functions
• Sony-Ericsson MH300 GreenHeart headset includes 100% recycled plastics.
• CO² footprint of Sony-Ericsson GreenHeart pioneer phones reduced by 15%.
• Smaller phone packaging reduces transport emissions and paper usage.
• E-manual reduces paper usage by over 90%.
• Minimum 50% recycled plastics.
Sony Ericsson GreenHeart mobile phone
"Building on the established heritage of our parent companies, Sony Ericsson has worked continuously to become an industry leader in the area of removing harmful substances from the core of its phones and in creating industry leading energy efficiency chargers," said Dick Komiyama, President, Sony Ericsson. "Today we are announcing the next step in our sustainability strategy - the GreenHeart pioneer products - including the new Sony Ericsson C901 GreenHeart phone and a commitment to roll out these innovations across the broader portfolio in 2010 and 2011, allowing us to build a more sustainable business.”
Sony-Ericsson GreenHeart cell phone features
• Size: 105 x 45 x 13 mm
• Weight: 107 grams
• Colours: Ocean White
• Main screen: 262,144 colour TFT, scratch-resistant
• Resolution: 240 x 320 pixels
• Size: 2.2 inches
• Cell phone memory: Up to 120MB
• Memory card support: Memory Stick Micro (M2)
• Talk time GSM / GPRS: Up to 9.5 hrs
• Standby time GSM / GPRS: Up to 430 hrs
• Video talk time: TBC
Sony Ericsson GreenHeart handset portfolio
With the new Sony-Ericsson GreenHeart mobile phone builds on Sony Ericsson’s industry leading ‘green core’, the result of a long standing commitment to eliminate the use of hazardous chemicals from the product design and manufacturing process. Sony Ericsson will use the product innovations in its new GreenHeart cell phones to 'green' its full product portfolio going forward with the aim of setting a new benchmark in sustainability for the entire mobile phone industry. The Sony-Ericsson GreenHeart cell phone will play a key role in Sony-Ericsson’s newly invigorated product portfolio strategy.
Sony-Ericsson GreenHeart review info
As soon as we receive a Sony-Ericsson GreenHeart test sample, we will publish a photo gallery with high resolution pictures, followed by an extended Sony-Ericsson GreenHeart review.