Infographic: How green is the iPhone?

A wise man frog once said: ‘It’s not easy being green.’ No kidding—just ask Apple.

How’s that for a lead in?

According to various reports, the iPhone and 3G-enabled iPads track and log their users’ whereabouts. This caused a stir. Maybe that’s why Apple decided to drop the news that its latest iPhone ships in September.

In honor of Earth Day and the Apple fracas, here’s an infographic on the environmental impact of the iPhone. It includes this disturbing calculation:

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