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How Much Power Does a Cell Phone Use? September 15, 2006

Posted by healthyself in .6 W/Kg, .6 watts, 3 watts, 600-1100 watts, Cell phone safety, Energy, Environment, Low Frequencies, watts.
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“A mobile phone is designed to operate at a maximum power level of 0.6 watts. “A household microwave oven uses between 600 and 1,100 watts.”

http://www.networkworld.com/research/2001/0702featside.html

Cell phones have low-power transmitters in them. Many cell phones have two signal strengths: 0.6 watts and 3 watts (for comparison, most CB radios transmit at 4 watts).

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