China, ShenZhen based mobile company UMEOX Mobile Limited unleashed the first solar powered mobile phone running on Android Operating system in the 2011 3GSM Mobile World Congress held in Barcelona. This news is especially encouraging for mobile enthusiasts in the Asia region as they serve as the greatest market for the chinese mobile manufacturers. It will be great to have a solar powered mobile handset which runs on the best mobile operating system in the current era, enabling you to have a phone that stays alive in any geographical location that sees sunlight without compromising on the features that an advanced mobile device offers.
Over all features of the Umeox Apollo mobile are not clear, however it is believed that, this solar communication device is equipped with:
- Android 2.3
- Rear solar panel powered by Intivation
- 32 GB memory support
- 3 mega pixel camera
- 3.2 inches touch screen HVGA display
- Internal memory of 1GB
- microSD card support upto 32 GB
- 3.5 mm audio jack
The device will take 2.5 hours of exposure to sunlight for regaining the battery strength after a normal days use.
This rugged device with solar panel at its back can prove to be a boon for people who spend a lot of time travelling in remote terrains and places where electricity is not present.
At least you will have a device that will help you stay connected to the world on the 5th continuous day of your jungle safari.