Official: Samsung Replenish Will Save the Earth for $49.99

Call Captain Planet, the eco-friendly Samsung Replenish has gone official. The phone for friends of the earth isn’t your average Android device. Made from recycled plastic and shipped in Mother Nature-approved packaging, the Replenish features a 2.8-inch touch screen and QWERTY keyboard in a candy bar design. The device meets Sprint’s Eco Criteria for sustainability and energy management and gets an optional solar battery charger, both convenient to our planet and those far from a conventional electrical outlet). The Android 2.2 device gets the exclusive Sprint ID Green Pack filled with information and tools for a more earth-conscious lifestyle.

Not only is the phone friendly on the earth, but it is friendly on the pocket at a mere $49.99 on a new two-line contract. As a special offer, Sprint is waving the $10 premium data fee. The press release is a long one, head over to Sprint’s newsroom to read up on the device and the carrier’s commitment to being green.

[via Sprint]

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  • Srlnclt

    2.8″ screen??? really???

    • BenChase7

      basically the same as the Droid Pro, only less money with a better plan.

  • http://profiles.google.com/eckoinlasvegas Steven Skwarkowski

    What an Emo phone!

  • ari_free

    Save the Earth (Godzilla vs Hedorah)

  • Richard Yarrell

    • squiddy20

      Yet again, I am in awe of your mad youtube linking skills. Posting a video that has nothing to do with the article, except that both involve Sprint, just boggles my mind. I literally can’t think anymore. /sarcasm (in case you can’t tell)

  • Curry

    Theres no $10 fee? Damn, they knew it was a bad phone.

  • JaylanPHNX

    I’d rather kill some woodland creatures and have a real phone. Buncha dirty hippies.

  • chocobosandwich

    A blue smartphone with a portrait qwerty, finally!

    Queue the influx of hatemongerers who diss the phone because of the “eco” moniker.

  • Yellowfrizbee

    How much will this cost off contract? My friend wants to switch to android from her black berry style, but wont accept anything but a portrait qwerty.

  • gimme a flyer

    50 bucks could also buy you 9 lbs of mixed dry beans which don’t go bad and if used as your main diet core 1 person could live off that for up to 4 or 5 months…..choices choices. oh or even better, buy you that tank of gas to get you to and from work to put MORE food on your table

  • http://twitter.com/BMcSherry Bryce McSherry

    It looks like a blue palm pixi running android. I approve!

  • chris

    What a joke! So something trully eco griendly and don’t build it. Imagine the ‘carbon footprint’ to build and ship. The left is so easily fooled.