Laptop Ubuntu Lasts 10 Hours on a Solar-Powered Charge.

Laptop Ubuntu Lasts 10 Hours on a Solar-Powered Charge.

What if it only took two hours under the sun to provide your laptop with 10 hours of battery life? That is what the Ubuntu laptop Sol dreams to do, according to the folks over at WeWi Telecommunications Inc.

Packing midrange specifications, Sol comes with a 1.86GHz Intel Atom processor D2500 dual core with 2GB of RAM that can be upgraded to 4GB, 320GB SATA Seagate, GMA3600 graphics, LCD 13 0.3-inch with resolution of 1366 x 768, and a 3 megapixel camera.

Sol, a laptop integrated foldable solar panels, designed for use in the military, education and developed countries, where electricity is scarce. The Canada-based manufacturer behind Sol claims that the device can be run directly from solar energy or can harness the sun’s rays to charge the laptop’s battery in under two hours. Once fully charged, the the battery is expected to last from eight to 10 hours.

It also features a USB 2.0 port, an audio jack, HDMI, Ethernet and SD card port like most other standard laptops. Wi-Fi, GPS and Bluetooth will be built in Sol, and it also will be available in all 3G and 4G LTE configuration. Sol will run for $ 350, but you can also get a waterproof version just for $ 400, and it’s expected to launch in Ghana, African market first.


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