ST Scroll Back: Phone, toothbrush and ice for drinks dirtier than toilet

The filthiness of many objects are compared to toilets, and the humble loo is turning out to be cleaner than some things we put in our mouths.

Smartphone screens are reportedly more than three times dirtier than a toilet.
Smartphone screens are reportedly more than three times dirtier than a toilet.PHOTO: ISTOCKPHOTO

So you’re getting your hands on a new smartphone.

At the unboxing, it will look so shiny and clean… for the moment.

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