The ReVIVE Solar ReStore XL is currently being offered at just $44.99 shipped, originally priced at $109.99. This gadget “uses a high-efficiency solar panel with a 300mA charging rate in direct sunlight, allowing it to absorb enough energy to charge most phones after only 4-6 hrs.” Product page. Continue reading to watch a video overview.

5 Notable features:

  1. External battery pack recharges up to 1,000 times from the power of the sun or usb power – please note: on first use, charge it up 100% by usb, then drain fully so that the li-polymer battery chemicals can be exercised and broken in.
  2. Solar charging time : 13 hours in direct sunlight – high-efficiency 300ma ; usb charging time : 4 – 6 hours.
  3. 4000mAh battery is ideal for giving mulitple charges to Android, iPhone, Blackberry and Windows smartphones / MP3 players / E-readers and gives partial charges to tablets and other USB charging devices ; Charges your device at a MAX rate of 2.1 amps.
  4. Package includes USB charging cable, window suction mounts, metal carabiner, solar panel extender(for future upgrade).
  5. Additional features include 36-hour on-board led light with flashlight and emergency settings and led capacity indicator.

[via Amazon]