Samsung Electronics may raise the price of brand a smartphones in the near future. The forthcoming increase, most likely, will affect all devices regardless of their current retail prices. It follows from the official statements, the company has announced its intention to abandon the use of plastic in its packaging in favor of more eco-friendly materials, approved global conservation organizations, even at the expense of cost.
Replacement of materials used in the packaging of products, Samsung Electronics will occur in the first half of 2019. In the near future the company plans to completely abandon the blister package, and plastic trays, which are smartphones, headphones, watches and other wearable electronics. Most likely, they will replace the similar, made of molded recycled paper, to reduce the harm that the production line is applied to nature.
In addition to using environmentally friendly materials, Samsung is planning to make changes in the delivery of branded smartphones. The Koreans are going to abandon the use of glossy plastic of the earphone, and power, in favor of the matte, because its production requires less resources, which in turn will reduce emissions into the atmosphere. It was also decided to abandon the use of plastic films for protection of smartphones and peripherals in transit. They will be replaced by bioplastics.
Samsung understands that the “greening” of production-branded smartphones may negatively affect their cost. However, the company is ready for such a step, said Kebin Chon, head of Global customer care Samsung. According to him, the company strives to minimize the emissions and pollution that are the result of large-scale production, even if it will have to increase the price provodimoj products.
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