List of mobile phones with non-compliant SARs removed or updated in France

vrijdag, 24 december 2021 - Categorie: Berichten Internationaal

24 dec. 2021

(To date, 30 different models of mobile phones with non compliant SARs have been either withdrawn from the French market or have had their Specific Absorption Rate (SAR) updated by software.

Attention danger for the RealMe 7i of Oppo

The last one dated December 20, 2021, is the RealMe 7i of the Chinese manufacturer OPPO whose SAR member after control of the National Agency of Frequencies (ANFR) exceeded the regulatory level set at 4W/kg. It was checked in the laboratory at 4.91 W/kg and the SAR trunk is also particularly limited as reaching 1.96 W/kg (maximum 2W/kg in EU). As a reminder, there is a significant margin of error of about 25%. After the update the SAR member is reduced to 2.37 W/kg and the SAR trunk to 0.948 W/kg. However, it is up to the users to update their devices.

Nokia and the French retailer Boulanger sanctioned

Among the latest tested with a SAR trunk “non-compliant” we find the smartphone Nokia 7 Plus (SAR 3.48 W/kg) and Sony XPERIA 5 (2.64 W/kg). The manufacturer HMD GLOBAL OY (Nokia) received a financial penalty of 7 500 euros. And very recently in March and April 2021 two smartphones sold by the distributor Boulanger (EssentielB HeYou 60 and 40) with a SAR trunk and limbs “at risk” respectively of 2.86 W/kg and 5.26 W/kg for the HeYou 60 was sanctioned for exceeding regulatory thresholds.

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