Samsung has launched a UV steriliser box for smartphones and other items at a time when we needed it most. We’ve been using the box for a couple of weeks now, but this story will not be a review, simply because we aren’t medical professionals who can unequivocally say that the box effectively kills germs and viruses. Having said that, using the box did give us peace of mind and we hope it should be there in every home post this pandemic.
Getting the Samsung UV Steriliser is advisable not only to prevent germs and viruses settling on your smartphone and other items during the pandemic, but it should become a norm even if there wasn’t a global crisis. Smartphones are probably the dirtiest objects we use in our daily lives as we keep them on dirty surfaces, use them in bathrooms and take them everywhere with us. Whether you go to the market, a restaurant or visit family members, the phone and other objects like keys, chargers, TWS earphones and almost everything you need to use on-the-go come with you.
Devices like the Samsung UV Steriliser help in keeping bacteria and germs away from your personal articles so that they remain clean and hygienic. It takes about 10 minutes to clean your smartphone or objects and Samsung claims it removes 99% of bacteria and germs, including E. Coli, Staphylococcus aureus, and Candida albicans.
Having said that, there is no conclusive proof that it can kill the coronavirus from your smartphone. To Samsung’s credit, they don’t claim it does either, however the chances of it removing unwanted germs is higher than having no sterilisation process at all. The steriliser uses UVC light which can deter most germs that can cause other illnesses if you