How dirty is your smartphone? Ways to keep your smartphone sanitized!
Are you under the impression since the smartphone is something that is used only by you hence it is less likely to be infested with germs? You cannot be more wrong! Quickly think about the places you have been from the moment you stepped out from your home and the people you have met and shaken hands with. Also, the germs that your hands contracted are all easily transferred to the surface of your phone. This makes it a Petri dish of bacteria and virus.
Did you know that according to a study by Seattle Times journalist Bobby Caina Calvan, a smartphone is covered in 25,127 bacteria per square inch, to be exact? This shows that smartphones are one of the most infested objects that we touch every day. So, the question arises what are those infested places that we touch to contaminate phones. So, here is a list of germiest places that you come in contact with every day.
If you hit the gym right in the morning for a healthy start to the day, beware. There is a lot more in store at gyms than just the equipment. Proper disinfection is not done on theequipment after every use. This leaves it reeking with harmful bacteria and viruses. According to a study by Fitrated, the equipment on average has more than 70% that is harmful to humans. Hence the equipment is infested with Gram Positive Cocci that causes skin infection, pneumonia and septicaemia. Gram-Negative rods are also found, 90-95 per cent of them are resistant to bacteria.
Public Transport is always somehow messy, sweaty and a high adrenaline affair during the peak hours. And the first thing you do after finding a seat is pick up your phone. Weill Cornell Medical College’s research collected DNA samples from 466 different stations over 18-month period. 15,152 life forms were found in the samples received. Which included the bacteria that causes the bubonic plague. So, you could fall seriously ill even if a minute percentage of these germs transferred to your phone.
Escalator handrails are one spot that many consciously avoid touching. It is touched by the majority of the people entering the place. So it could be a highly infested surface. Also upon research, it was found that several bacteria and viruses were found. It included E-coli, mucus, faeces, urine and even blood traces were present in the escalator handrails.
ATMs are used by thousands in a day. The crowd is heavy especially in busy shopping areas. Several food poisoning and food-borne disease germs are spread through ATMs. According to a study by Chicago Tribune money has traces of E.coli, salmonella and the like.
Did you know your office cubicle is worse infested than a toilet seat? The keyboards and the office desk are the worst infested of all places. Studies show that 20,598 times more bacteria than a toilet seat. So every time you place the mobile phone on the desk it attracts a lot of germs. This gets easily transferred to your hands. From your hands, it gains access into your body in no time.
The most effective solution – Smartsan Smartphone sanitize
Smartsan Smartphone sanitizer offers the safest and most efficient ways to disinfect your phone. The best option to disinfect your phone without damaging the screens or its surface is to use isopropyl alcohol. Isopropyl alcohol is considered safe as it does not affect the oleophobic coating in phone screens. Use the wipes or spray to disinfect your phone. So, be sure to cover all the surfaces including the crevices for maximum protection. Do not use it directly on the connectors, speakers, and other inputs in the smartphone. Also you use a wipe to gently slide over the surfaces.
Smartsan smartphone sanitizers has a formulation of Isopropyl alcohol which is effective and most recommended. So it swiftly acts by killing 99.9%* germs from your smartphones on every use
Smartsan smartphone sanitizers come in the form of wipes and spray. It effectively removes the grime and germs on the screens. Also you can also carry Smartsan smartphone sanitizer card spray which is easy to carry and instantly provides protection anywhere anytime.
Frequently Asked Question
Will sanitizer reduce the visual quality of my smartphone screen?
Smartphone sanitizers do not affect the quality of your screen output. It only removes grime and germs from the surface
Will it affect the touch sensitivity of the screen?
Isopropyl alcohol does not damage the oleophobic coating that is important for smooth functionality. Hence you can safely use a smartphone sanitizer.
How often can you use it?
Use it after getting back home and the moment you reach your office desk after a break cafeteria. So use as per your exposure to the germ-prone areas