NTT DoCoMo unveiled a new, environmentally friendly approach to the mobile phone market with the debut of its “Touch Wood” phone. The phone was unveiled at the CTIA Wireless 2010 and boast of an eco-friendly body. While simply giving the phone a wooden body wouldn’t really pass off as a great move, Docomo has given the Touch Wood a body made of surplus wood.
The wood for the phone comes from trees culled during thinning operations meant to ensure healthy forests. Not only does the Cypress wood body look really cool, the fact that it has not been treated with artificial colors and paints makes it all the more better.
Touch Wood’s Cypress wood body has a natural finish and a natural aroma. The wooden packaging is resistant to water, insects and mildew, due to special three-dimensional compression molding. While details on the specs of this touchscreen phone are scarce, it is unlikely to be a lame showpiece.