Samsung is swapping out its old remotes for a brand-new, environmentally-friendly remote control with each of its new 2021 Neo QLED TVs.
The remote is solar-powered and has an energy-efficient circuit style that does not require you to ever change the batteries, or connect it to the wall to charge.
According to Samsung, that’s going to prevent millions of batteries from winding up in garbage dumps over the course of the TVs’ lives – as well as reduce the carbon emissions it requires to develop the batteries in the very first place.Samsung says each remote lasts two years, and is made with 28 %recycled plastic( around 31g ). Conserving the world, one QLED TV at a time
The new eco-friendly remote is simply one part
of Samsung’s new eco-conscious method: it’s likewise lowering the amount of ink it utilizes on the sides of its TV boxes and states those boxes can be repurposed into other family items like a feline home, or toys for kids.Samsung anticipates this might save around 200,000
boxes annually from going into the landfill and, to us, appears like it will provide households additional home entertainment in the very same vein of Nintendo’s Labo projects.While these may look like rather small changes, Samsung holds the leading spot as the world’s highest-selling TV manufacturer so worldwide the impact of reducing the ink on its packaging or using solar-powered remotes is pretty significant. Inspect out all of TechRadar’s CES 2021 protection. We’re from another location covering the online-only program to bring you all the
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