Solio - you just need the sun!!!

Posted: Friday, September 14, 2007 by Abhishek Krishnan in

What is Solio?

Well, Solio is a universal hybrid charger that can charge all of your handheld electronic products at home or even outside!! The reason why the Solio is called a hybrid is because it can accept power from either the wall socket or the sun.The sun stores its energy within solio's internal rechargeablee battery.

Here are some of its advantages:

  • It is compact and due to its lightweight design it is convenient for travel or emergency use.
  • Adapters allows you to power multiple gadgets with a single charger.
  • Can be worked with multiple gadgets such as mobile phones, iPhone, bluetooth headsets, digital cameras, mp3 players, GPS and lots more.
How does it work?
Solio comes as a fan-blade design. It achieves maximum solar area due to this design. All you have to do is spread out the blades, expose them to direct sunlight and you have the power that you require.

Here are some of solio's facts:
  • Charging the internal battery takes about 8-10 hours of direct sunlight.
  • Using the wall adappter, solio can fully charge in about 4 hours.
  • When charging an iPod directly from the sun, one hour of sunlight will provide about one hour play time.