Samsung India has launched the world’s first solar powered mobile phone, Solar Guru (Guru E1107) in the Indian market.
The handset enables its users dual charging. it allows users to charge the battery anywhere the sun is shining, so that users are not inconvenienced when the phone battery is running out of normal charge. However, the main source of charging would be electricity.
The phone will be beneficial for far flung areas where electricity is unstable, says the company. Moreover, the solar panel charging will allow its users to save some money and energy consumption on traditional electrical charging.
Apart from the conventional charging method, a full solar charge of around 10 to 14 hours for this phone is said to provide enough power for around four hours of talk time.
Features of Solar Guru (Guru E1107) :
* A compact design with basic mobile phone features such as FM radio, MP3 ring tones, embedded games and a torch light.
* It measures 105.2 x 44.15 x 16.4mm, has a 1.52-inch screen with a resolution of 65K CSTN (128×128)
* It comes with 1 MB of user memory.
* The phone offers Mobile Tracker, a standard feature in many Samsung phones which automatically alerts when the SIM card is changed or sends out an SOS message in an emergency.
The Samsung Solar Guru (Samsung Guru 1107) is priced at Rs. 2799.