Coca Cola-Powered Cellphone: First Nokia Green Phone

NEW YORK | Tuesday, January 12th, 2010 5:56am EDT

What will you do when your cellphone battery runs out? Maybe, you’ll find a nearest electricity to charge it. But now you can charge your cellphone battery with a Coca Cola, and not only Coke.

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What will you do when your cellphone battery runs out? Maybe, you’ll find a nearest electricity to charge it. But now you can charge your cellphone battery with a Coca Cola, and not only Coke.

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Usually cellphones use a lithium batteries as their energy source but not only this concept mobile phone. This one was powered by Coca-Cola, so that’s why we could call this phone as the Coca Cola-powered cellphone. This is the first cellphone who use the bio energy to replace the battery role.

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Chinese designer Daizhi Zheng has created a mobile phone that uses sweet drinks like Coca Cola instead of lithium batteries.

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Mr Zheng has been working on this revolutionary device for Nokia, and claims he has come up with a way of using sugar-based drinks to power mobiles. Any sugar drink, even sugar-sweetened water would be enough to keep the phone running much longer than lithium batteries.

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The bio-battery invented by Daishi Zheng generates electricity from carbohydrates, using special enzymes as catalysts. In the process, the device generates oxygen and water. The designer claims his sugar-based bio-battery lasts up to four times longer than a fully charged lithium battery and is much easier to recharge: just pour some more ssugar drink.

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Daishi Zheng found that phone battery as a power source, it is expensive, consuming valuable resources on manufacturing, presenting a disposal problem and harmful to the environment. So if Zheng’s Coke-powered cellphone turns out to be real, it would be a significant breakthrough.

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Our congratulations, an awesome work, Mr Daizi Zheng. [DaiziZheng via TreeHugger and Dezeen]

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