Xiaomi Mi A1 emits the highest level of radiation in a list of current smartphone models, followed by the OnePlus 5T, according to research conducted the German Federal Office for Radiation Protection (Bundesamt für Strahlenschutz). The list of top 16 smartphones emitting the most radiation, compiled by Statista — based on the data provided by the German body, is majorly dominated by models by Xiaomi and OnePlus, whereas Samsung phones are found to lead the range of least radiation-emitting models. Particularly, the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 has emerged as the lowest radiation-emitting phone with a specific absorption rate (SAR) of 0.17 watts per kilogram.
The list published by Statista shows that the Xiaomi Mi A1₹ 9,699 emits the most radiation with a specific absorption rate of 1.74 watts per kilogram, while the OnePlus 5T, which comes second, has an absorption rate of 1.68 watts per kilogram. The Mi Max 3 sits at the third position with the specific absorption rate of 1.58 watts per kilogram. The OnePlus 6T₹ 37,999, which is OnePlus’ latest flagship, is also amongst the five phones emitting the highest level of radiation with an absorption rate of 1.55 watts per kilogram.