The Chinese manufacturer Honor is also making a name for itself in this country. Now the manufacturer has taken Samsung as a role model and taken an important step towards sustainability.
Honor: Easily turn old cell phones into cash
Topics such as sustainability and environmental protection are also becoming increasingly relevant in the tech world. For the production of various devices, raw materials are often used, which are mined in poor, if not illegal, conditions and not infrequently Impact on the environment have. One solution can be not to let discarded technology gather dust in the drawer, but this Better to recycle devices. The Chinese manufacturer Honor now wants to facilitate this process.
Since March 2023 that is Honor Magic 5 Lite (view at Saturn) available and suitable, since then Honor has made it possible to take back used technology. honors take-back program works in 3 steps: First of all, enter the brand or model of the device in the search bar. It does not necessarily have to be an Honor smartphone or tablet. Once you have found your model, you provide information about the device in order to redemption value to experience. You then send the device in: it will be checked in the Honor workshop and the corresponding amount will then be paid out to you. For example, if you want to get a new cell phone, you can send in your old smartphone and easily save money when buying a new one.
Honor follows the South Korean manufacturer Samsung, which also allows a similar “trade-in” option. Honor offers the return option not only in this country, but (so far) also in Great Britain, France, Spain and Italy. The program is thanks to a cooperation with the recommerce group come about since 2009 a Take-back solution for used mobile phones offers. Peter Zhu, Head of Germany Business at HONOR Germany, emphasizes: “With this alliance we are making a contribution to the E-waste limitation and to promote responsible consumption.”
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Magic 5 series lays the foundation for more sustainability
According to its own statements, Honor has paid more attention to sustainable production with the new Magic 5 series: This is how the Magic 5 Lite is made from recyclable materials and the strong 5,100 mAh battery is also a contribution to more sustainability according to the manufacturer.
The upcoming Honor Magic 5 Pro should also be more durable in terms of software: Android updates are provided for 3 years, security updates for 5 years. Honor describes this as a “clear signal for more environmental awareness” – and that is without question a step in the right direction. However, manufacturers such as Google, Samsung or Apple guarantee software updates for at least 4 years. When it comes to sustainability, Honor still has room for improvement.
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