Sharp Solar Hybrid Waterproof Phone Launched

Posted: Jul 28 2010, 7:04am CDT | by , Updated: Aug 12 2010, 12:41am CDT, in News | Mobile Phones


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Sharp launches Solar hybrid mobile phone for SoftBank in Japan. The SoftBank 842H 3G flip phone has a solar panel on the cover.
Besides the solar cell the SoftBank 842H has more capabilities that make it a fin outdoor companion. The 842H is waterproof and dustproof.

The solar cell used on the 842H is able to generate enough energy with 10 minutes of sunlight to talk 2 minutes or get 3 hours of stand-by.

The SoftBank 842H comes in blue, white and red and starts shipping end of July.
Via this Sharp announcement (Japanese).

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