Evolving Mobile

Nokia recently unveiled a new mobile handset that the company claims is the greenest phone ever made. The 3110 Evolve phone features a casing made from over 50% renewable materials, and it is packaged in a smaller box made from 60% post-consumer recycled content. The device will also get its juice from Nokia’s most energy efficient wall-charger, which uses a reported 94% less energy than current Energy Star requirements. The Evolve will hit stores sometime in 2008, and there’s no word on pricing as of yet.

Nokia also announced a new “Comes with Music” offering this week, which will give customers one year of unlimited music downloads through a subscription service. Thought the tracks will be DRM-laden, they will not expire once the user’s subscription is up. Anssi Vanjoki, Nokia’s VP of Multimedia says: “Comes with Music fulfils our dream to give consumers all the music they want, wherever they want it, while rewarding the artists who create it.” Learn more and read other recent announcements at Nokia.

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