Battery charger with solar panel
8, 18. 2009
Cell phone battery can now be charged with solar energy anywhere.
Green House, manufacturer on digital appliances and computer peripheral equipment based in Tokyo, started to sell a mobile phone battery charger with a solar panel in August 2009.
Rechargeable battery and solar panel are embedded in the charger. Once the battery charger collects either solar energy through the panel or electricity from plugging in the A/C adapter, users will be able to charge their mobile phone battery anywhere. Size small as palm (41.8mm x 42.2mm x 18mm) and with light weight of 25g, it is easy to carry this charger around.
The charger will come with Softbank/NTT Docomo phone type and au phone type. Four colors are available with a cell phone strap attached. Price is 1,980 yen.