[CES 2012] SolarFocus SolarKindle Solar-powered Kindle Cover

SolarFocus SolarKindle Solar-powered Kindle Cover

SolarFocus SolarKindle Solar-powered Kindle Cover 1

 

 

SolarFocus is introducing at the CES 2012 the SolarKindle, the world’s first solar-powered Kindle cover. The solar gadget has a unique eco-friendly design with a flexible, lightweight high performance solar panel built right into the cover. Its dual-charging reserve battery can be charged via not only via solar panel but also USB, and allows up to three-months of unplugged Kindle use under normal sunlight environment. According to the company, one hour under direct sunlight can provide up to 3 days reading time.

SolarFocus SolarKindle Solar-powered Kindle Cover

The SolarKindle is not just a cover. It comes with built-in LED reading lamp for you to read comfortably even in low-light environment. The SolarFocus SolarKindle Lighted cover will be released on 15 January for $79.99.

Features:

  • Solar powered e-reader cover with flexible, lightweight solar panel built into the cover
  • Dual-charging (USB/solar) reserve battery greatly extends reading time
  • 3-month guarantee for unplugged Kindle use under normal sunlight environment
  • LED reading lamp turns on with one touch release
  • Integrated reserve battery runs the LED lamp for up to 50 hours continuously without using the Kindle’s main battery
  • Integrated reserve battery can also transfer energy to the Kindle’s main battery to extend reading time
  • Integrated solar panel collects and converts solar energy “on the go” — one hour under direct sunlight can provide up to 3 days reading time
  • Premium leather cover

[SolarFocus][Theverge]

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