Android phones are still few and far in between when it comes to the smartphone market, but here we are with ZTE of China announcing that they are working on a solar-powered Android handset. This new model will be launched in Q2 2010, and chances are ZTE will use its expertise from its previous solar-powered model known as the Coral 200 Solar. This device will as expected come with rear-mounted solar panels. Well, what do you think of solar powered phones? We think that it is a long time in coming, but would definitely be an added bonus in the future. Hopefully displays that have photovoltaic properties will come into existence on cellphones down the road as well so that the handset can soak up the sun’s power regardless of which side they’re facing.
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