WeWi Telecommunications Inc. has developed an innovative solar-powered laptop that can run for 10-hours continuously on a single charge – takes only 2-hours to fully charge. Featuring fold-out solar panels, it can be used in off-grid areas and countries where access to electricity is limited. The $350 laptop features a 1.86GHz dual-core Intel Atom D2500 processor, 2GB of RAM (4GB maximum), a Seagate 320GB SATA HDD, GMA3600 integrated graphics, 3.0-megapixel webcam, and a 13.3-inch LCD screen. It also sports a USB port, HDMI, Ethernet, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, an audio jack and SD card expansion. Continue reading for more pictures and information.
“Although Sol is not the first solar-powered laptop in the world, it is the first one to claim 10 hours of battery life. Also, while other models have smaller panels, Sol has solar panels that completely cover its lid. It will cost only $350, while the waterproof edition will be available for $400. The device will be launched in Ghana, Africa, before it reaches Europe and the U.S.,” reports Inhabitat.