Top solar-charged gadgets and gifts

Top solar-charged gadgets and gifts

Summary: What gifts and gadgets are on the market that give you free, eco-friendly energy?

TOPICS: Tech Industry

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  • Waka Waka solar powered lamp and charger

    The Waka Waka solar powered lamp and charger both charges your devices and works as a lamp powered by the sun. 

    The manufacturers say that one a single charge -- through a days' worth of sunlight -- the lamp will function for up to 40 hours. You can alter the amount of brightness and play around with different settings, and when the gadget gets low on energy, 4 LED lights will tell you. 

    The solar cell, a Sunpower model, is said to perform at an efficiency rate of 22 percent. 

    The product is available in black or yellow. 

    Price: £59.99 ($100)

    Via: Firebox

  • Juice bar chargers

    If you're on the go, an external battery for charging your gadgets can become a lifesaver. On offer from Juice is the solar-charged Juicebar, which can be charged via USB or through sunlight as a cleaner alternative. The 2000mAh rechargeable Li-ion battery is compatible with a number of USB-based devices. 

    Price: $39.99

    Via: Juicebar |

  • Birksun Atlas Blue

    The Birksun Atlas Blue backpack is a tough, 20-liter container with an inbuilt solar power for charging your gadgets on the go. The six-watt solar panel powers a 2,400mAh battery, and one hour of sunlight is able to generate roughly a 25 percent charge for smartphones, connected via a range of USB connectors.  

    Price: $160

    Via: Birksun


Topic: Tech Industry

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