Why and How to Check Your Smartphone's Radiation Level! - DipFunZ

Why and How to Check Your Smartphone's Radiation Level!


Smartphones have a great influence on our daily lives. When buying a new smartphone, most people go through the specification or price of the smartphone. But before buying a new smartphone, some other important things should be considered like radiation level.

Constant use of smartphones for more times or you are using less amount of time on your smartphone that can cause health problems due to bad SAR value or radiation level of your smartphone.

So the SAR value is the least known fact or piece of information that people want to know before making a purchase.

What is SAR value?

SAR stands for Specific Absorption Rate which is the unit of measurement for the amount of radiofrequency energy absorbed by the body when using a mobile phone.

SAR values are usually represented in units of watts per kilogram (W/kg) in either 1g or 10g of tissue.

How to check your smartphone's radiation level?

The SAR value of a good smartphone should be less than 1.6 W / Kg.

Steps to check the radiation level of your smartphone in reports of SAR Value.

Step 1:
Unlock your smartphone and open the ‘Dialer’.
Step 2:
Now, type the code *#07# 
Step 3: 
Your smartphone will now automatically display the SAR Value of the smartphone.

How check smartphone SAR Value

If the SAR value of your smartphone is below 1.6 W / Kg then the smartphone is protected from radiofrequency energy.

If the SAR value of your smartphone is above 1. 6W / Kg, then you have to change your smartphone immediately due to radiation which can cause your health problems.

Some smartphone manufacturers mention the SAR value in the user manual that comes with the box of the smartphone. However, some smartphone makers simply write down the value in the specification section on their website. However, there is a simple method that allows users to check the SAR value right inside their phones.

Safe SAR value of a Smartphone is less than 1.6 W / Kg.