Galaxy S5 Obtains Top Environmental Certifications

Samsung Electronics' Galaxy S5 smartphone has obtained eco-friendly certifications from five countries, including Korea.

Samsung said Sunday it received the highest certification for environmental testing from Underwriters Laboratory, a safety consulting company in the U.S.

It has also become the first electronic device in the world to receive eco-friendly certification from Russia's Ecological Union.

In addition, it was recognized for low carbon emission in Korea and Japan.

englishnews@chosun.com / Jul. 14, 2014 09:36 KST