Xiaomi, OnePlus emits highest radiation: Check your phone SAR value

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New Delhi : Smartphone today has become a basic and most essential personal electronics of our daily lives. We have become so much dependent on our phone that we can hardly stay a day without this gadget. Be it to our bed or even in kitchen, we tend to carry them everywhere with us but we do forget that these devices also come with high exposure to radiation with their respective Specific Absorption Rate or SAR value.

According to a comprehensive cellphone radiation report by the German Federal Office for Radiation Protectio, it shows the amount of radio frequency waves emitted by both new and old smartphones.

The report by Statista included current smartphones models from Apple, BlackBerry, Google, Samsung, LG, Motorola, OnePlus, Xiaomi, ZTE and more as of December 10, 2018, while the results have left us in a state of shock.

The popular Xiaomi Mi A1 and the OnePlus 5T as the two smartphones as the worst offenders in terms of cellphone radiation. The Xiaomi Mi A1, which was launched in India in the year 2017 recorded the highest SAR at 1.75.The OnePlus 5T recorded the highest SAR at 1.68, the Xiamo Mi Max 3 at 1.58, the OnePlus 6T at 1.55, and the HTC U12 Life at 1.48 emitting the most radiation.

Take a look at the list of smartphones with the highest radiation levels.

  • Xiaomi Mi A1
  • OnePlus 5T
  • Xiaomi Mi Max 3
  • OnePlus 6T
  • HTC U12 life
  • Xiaomi Mi Mix 3
  • Google Pixel 3XL
  • OnePlus 5
  • iPhone 7
  • Sony Xperia XZ1 Compact
  • HTC Desire 12/12+
  • Google Pixel 3
  • iPhone 8
  • OnePlus 6
  • Xiaomi Redmi Note 5
  • ZTE AXON 7 mini