[CES 2012] The ‘go green’ mantra is not going to disappear anytime soon, and SolarFocus wants to keep avid e-book fans happy with the SolarKindle, an eco-friendly Kindle cover that has a solar panel on the outside so that you will be able to provide juice to your Kindle to extend your reading time even when you are on the go and there is no power outlet available in sight. The SolarKindle coms with a flexible, lightweight high performance solar panel alongside a dual-charging (USB/solar) reserve battery which is said to guarantee up to three months’ worth of unplugged Kindle usage when operating under normal sunlight conditions. Since there is no backlight in the Kindle, the SolarKindle aids your night time reading with an integrated LED reading lamp that can be powered for up to 50 hours without having to tap into the Kindle’s main battery reserves. The $79.99 might just see some shy away from it though. Would you go solar with your e-book reader?
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