The compact solar Solar Paper panel charges iPhone 6 in 2,5 hours
Despite a wide choice of compact solar panels for additional charge of mobile devices, their vast majority has or very small sizes, not allowing to receive the necessary productivity, or too big that does them inconvenient in carrying. A startup company of YOLK offered the optimum decision in the form of the portable solar charger, capable to generate to 10 W of energy. Solar Paper is easier than iPhone 6 Plus, but it is a little more at width and length.
Solar Paper has rather thin solar panels which easily are located between notebook or writing-book pages. For it it christened «the thinnest and easy in the world the solar charger». Its sizes make 9 x 19 x 1,1 centimeters, and weight of 120 grams. The thickness of the panel is equal only 1,5 millimeters.
Unlike the majority of solar chargers available in the market, Solar Paper uses the modular panels connected with each other by means of built-in magnets. In total it is possible to connect to four panels in capacity of 2,5 W everyone. All four will provide your smartphone to 10 W of energy through USB connection.
According to developers, in a good sunny day of Solar Paper charges iPhone 6 in 2,5 hours that is equivalent to the network charger on 5V-2A.
Solar Paper has some more features which help to use this product to the maximum. The device is programmed on automatic renewal of a charging at detection of enough of a sunlight that is very useful in cloudy weather, writes the GizMag magazine.
The built-in LCD display displays the current submitted on the connected device. It allows to understand, how weather conditions, orientation and a tilt angle of solar panels influence speed of a charging. Knowing it, it is possible to choose easily the best situation for Solar Paper.
Add to it protection against water and an opening for fastening, and you will understand, why so many people expressed desire to support the campaign of Solar Paper started on a site Kickstarter. For the first two days the project collected declared 50 thousand dollars. If everything goes according to the plan, the first party of solar chargers will be already put in the September, the second – in October-November.
The Solar Paper version on 5 W of energy costs 69 dollars, on 10 W (4 solar panels) – 450 dollars.