Did you know the Indian handset industry is increasingly getting greener? Though a little late compared to the global level, it is always better late than never. Several big names in mobile phone makers, at last, seem to have understood the need of a proper and efficient system for charging mobile phones in the Indian subcontinent.
As you all know, many locations in the Asian nation are still without proper electricity connection. Many Indian subsidiaries of popular brands have started pondering ways to compliment the shortage of power sources in rural areas. Some have even offering handhelds with a battery life of 30 days and also dual mode handsets that can switch to alkaline batteries when they are out of default ones.
It’s green fever at LG too! LG has announced that they will utilize Eco-Magnesium in all their forthcoming mobile devices, starting 2012. They have planned to replace all the conventional magnesium inside the mobile devices with the Eco-Magnesium. The company has promised this new type of clean magnesium to reduce greenhouse gas emission during the die casting process by a factor of approximately 24,000 without affecting the quality of the final product.
Air conditioning has gone solar at the LG stables, and that seems to be a great leap forward in thinking green. LG has made official Korea’s first eco-friendly residential hybrid air conditioner- F-Q232LASS, which makes use of solar energy as part of its power supply.
In an effort to cut down water consumption and green house gases considerably, the LG group is planning things big. We hear that the electronics giant will be pumping in close to US$17.92 billion in the next ten years to realize aim. South Korea’s fourth-largest family-run business, the LG group has already become the world’s third-largest handset maker and the world’s second largest flat-screen panel maker.