On December 5, according to foreign media reports,Chicago based law firm Fegan Scott sued apple and Samsung。
According to the law firm, according toRadio frequency radiation levels for smart phones. 。
In August, the Chicago Tribune published the results of a survey that showed that some Apple iPhone models emit more RF radiation than the safety limit.
Apple responded by saying,The test is not accurate, all iPhone models tested in the report have been carefully reviewed and subsequently verified to confirm that the phone meets the requirements。
The day after the Chicago Tribune published its findings, Fegan Scott, a law firm, promised to conduct its own investigation of mobile phones.
The firm hired a FCC certified laboratory to test six smartphone models, measuring the RF radiation emitted when the phone contacts or approaches the human body from a distance of 0 to 10 mm.
The results show that when tested at 2 mm,The radiation of iPhone 8 and Samsung Galaxy S8 is more than twice that of FCC standard. In direct contact, the iPhone 8 radiates five times as much radiation as the standard, and the Galaxy S 8 three times as much radiation as the standard。
The firm said users have the right to know that RF radiation levels may be unsafe when smartphones are used in contact with or near the body.Fegan Scott involved in the lawsuit: iPhone 7plus, iPhone 8, iPhone XR, Galaxy S8, Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S10。
The firm said two separate class action suits against apple and Samsung were being consolidated, requiring the court to adjudicate on the defendant's medical custody costs and an unspecified amount of compensation.