Popular Smartphones Emit Illegal Radiation Levels, Research Reveals

By: Darwin Malicdem, Medical Daily

Some phones from Apple, Samsung and other manufacturers have been found producing radiation higher than the safe levels set by the federal government. The discovery sparked concerns among experts and industry members, saying tech companies may put consumers at risk in the future.

Mobile phone manuals commonly encourage users to keep the device at least 5 to 15 millimeters from the body to avoid too much exposure to radiofrequency (RF). However, a recent report by the Chicago Tribune claimed that that popular cellphones release RF radiation far higher than legal limits.

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