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Solar phone chargers: one of the coolest gadgets ever?

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I’m sure you’ve all been in a situation where you are out and about, miles away from a charger, about to meet someone and your battery dies. It’s the worst! And as our phones become smarter and more powerful the life of a phone battery has reduced even more.

Android phones are especially knows to run out of juice fast. With all the manufacturer’s bloatware, and carriers useless apps that no one wants or uses, you are lucky if you get 3 hours of heavy use out of your Android smartphone. If your battery lasts till you get home from work to recharge it – it is a miracle. Especially so with new LTE devices, where 4G radio drains your battery at a much faster rate than commonplace 3G. And with the new 4.3″ or larger screen being a bare minimum for mid-range Android phones, and with some monster phones (such as my Samsung Galaxy Note) weighing in at 5.3″ screen diagonal, you need to be constantly connected to a power outlet.

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However there do exist some cool gadgets to help you stay charged up and ready should you need your phone, one of these gadgets is a solar phone charger. This nifty gadgets essentially a portable battery with solar panels on them, and what you can do is leave the charger out in the sun for approximately 2-3 hours until the indicator light turns on, then when its charged up you are ready to take it around with you and use it as a charger when you need it.

This is perfect for keeping in the car just in case of emergencies such as a car break down. You could literally leave it charging constantly in your car exposed to the sun and when you need it simply plug and charge. The charger comes with all the popular connectors such as usb, micro usb for Android phones, Nokia, Sony Ericsson, iPad, iPhone and iPod, and many others. Another additional feature of the solar phone charger is the ability to charge it through a usb connection to your computer. So if the sun isn’t particularly bright or need to charge it at night simply plug it in and you’re good to go.

Other interesting gadgets on offer from Powerbee are solar security lights, solar fountains, solar shed lights and many more solar-powered awesome gadgets.

I don’t know about you, but I run out of battery on my phone all the time, and find this solar charger to be one of the coolest gadgets I’ve come across. And my dad has an iPad, which he always forgets to charge – so I got him one of these! If you would like to know more – visit for more information.

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May 23rd, 2012 at 1:54 pm