Carbon Cell, maker of the brand new Carbon 1 MK II smartphone, is transferring the business ahead with a thinner, lighter, and extra sustainable gadget.
Based on the corporate, the electronics business creates 50m tons of e-waste yearly and 80% isn’t recycled. The supplies used within the Carbon 1 MK II not solely scale back weight and strengthen the gadget, however they will also be extra simply damaged down and reused for future units.
The form of the Carbon 1 MK II is a monocoque design and it’s manufactured from hybrid carbon fiber composites. As a result of power of the design and the fabric, there isn’t any want for a metallic inside body, additional lightweighting the gadget. Using carbon fiber brings the burden of the gadget all the way down to 125 g, 33% lower than the typical smartphone weight of 182 g. The telephone can also be 25% thinner than the typical 8.3 mm thick smartphone at solely 6.3 mm thick. The lowered weight and measurement make the gadget straightforward to hold and use. Not solely is the telephone gentle and robust, it’s additionally glossy that includes a carbon fiber matte black shade.
Previously, smartphone designers turned away from carbon fiber as a design materials due to its sign blocking properties. After 4 years of analysis, Carbon Cell got here up with its patent-pending HyRECM® Know-how (Hybrid Radio Enabled Composite Materials Know-how) forging carbon fibers with complementary ‘radio-enabled’ composites.
Explaining the route of Carbon Cell, CEO and chief expertise officer Firas Khalifeh mentioned, “We created Carbon to discover the place others gained’t dare and produce you the superbly crafted miniature and sustainable tech of tomorrow, faster. By way of relentless R&D, we problem the conventions of an business that repeatedly ignores its duty to the planet and its folks within the assets and processes it depends on.”