Top 10 smartphones with highest radiation

PHOTO: Top 10 smartphones with highest radiation

A smartphone must receive certification from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) before it can be sold on the US market.

The Specific Absorption Rate (SAR) is one of the criteria that must be met by smartphone manufacturers.

SAR is defined as the power absorbed per tissue mass with units of watts per kilogram (W/kg). The current SAR standard in the US is 1.6 watts per kilogram.

No 10: T-Mobile Prism 2

Manufacturer: T-Mobile International AG SAR: 1.38

No 9: Kyocera Hydro Elite

Manufacturer: Kyocera Communications Inc SAR: 1.39

No 8: Nokia Lumia 925

Manufacturer: Nokia Oyj SAR: 1.4

No 7: ZTE Source

Manufacturer: ZTE Corporation SAR: 1.41

No 6: Nokia Asha 503

Manufacturer: Nokia Oyj SAR: 1.43

No 5: Kyocera Hydro XTRM

Manufacturer: Kyocera Communications Inc SAR: 1.44

No 4: Kyocera Hydro Edge

Manufacturer: Kyocera Communications Inc SAR: 1.48

No 3: Alcatel One Touch Evolve

Manufacturer: Alcatel-Lucent SAR: 1.49

No 2: Motorola Moto E

Manufacturer: Motorola Inc SAR: 1.5

No 1: Motorola Droid Maxx

Manufacturer: Motorola Inc SAR: 1.54