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SolarKindle announces lighted cover for Amazon Kindle

by Steven Williamson on 9 January 2012, 15:27

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SolarFocus Technology Company is showcasing the world’s first solar powered e-reader cover at the Consumer Electronics Show this week.

Guaranteeing three months of unplugged Kindle use under normal sunlight environment, SolarKindle features a dual-charging (USB/solar) reserve battery, a bright (800 lux) LED reading lamp and a solar panel built into the leather cover.



SolarKindle 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.

SolarKindle Lighted Cover will be available Jan. 15, 2012, priced at $79.99.

FLEx Lighting is also seeking to innovate in this space by introducing an LED film that brightens up the display of e-readers.


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Can anyone cut through the marketing talk and tell me what “3 days reading time” equates to in hours? Do they have a base line of reading 1 hour a day? Thanks
SolarKindle Lighted Cover will be available Jan. 15, 2012, priced at $79.99.

How bleeping much!!!! ???? :eek:



Really?

Seriously?

Toys for those with more money than sense, IMHO.


I'm sure I don't need to spell out quite where they can shove that. And a solar-powered light won't help much there, either. ;)