Have an iPhone or iPhone 3G and you’re looking for ways to keep its battery charged without damaging the planet? The solution might be this new solar power leather case that should keep any of the iPhone’s editions alive with just sunbeams.
Sold for $48 through Brando, the leather case includes a 1500 mAh Li-Po battery that can be charged under the sunlight and then used to give your iPhone some extra power after its own battery is depleted. The case’s Li-Po battery can also be charged by AC-DC power. That’s for the days when the sun’s busy fighting clouds and can’t help you in your green endeavors.
The solar case measures 125 x 64 x 25 millimeters, so your slim iPhone will become a fatty when housed in it. Also, the case will add 100 grams to the already existing ~130 ones of the smartphone. But if you want to save the world and use as little energy as possible, I guess it’s worth it.
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