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Samsung's New Eco-Phone Exterior Made Of Corn

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Samsung is hoping to steal a little of the Olympic spotlight in Beijing on Thursday as it unveils its latest "eco-phone." The E200 Eco is the third phone Samsung has introduced this year with parts made from bioplastics -- materials extracted from corn. It is the first, however, in which the entire case is bioplastic.
Samsung E200 EcoThe external casing on the Samsung E200 Eco is made of corn-based material.

Cheil Industries, a company that is part of the Samsung Group, has been developing these environmentally friendly materials.

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