Do you often go on nature trips with your Samsung Galaxy S4? If so then you will often experience situations where no power outlet is available to charge your device when the battery gets drained. In times like this, it’s best to use a solar-powered charger.
EnerPlex has just the solution for this as the company is offering a Galaxy S4 smartphone case that also doubles as a solar-powered charger. While it does not charge your device as fast as a regular charger it can provide you with around 5 to 10 minutes of call time for every hour your phone is exposed under the sun. This is already enough time in case you want to contact someone in an emergency situation.
The EnerPlex Surfr case for the S4 comes with a 2500 mAh battery pack which doubles the battery life of your device. It also comes with an integrated solar panel that allows you to charge your device (slowly). If you are near a power source you can also a USB cable that allows you to charge the battery normally.
- Standby Time – Up to 210 hrs
- Internet Surfing – Up to 4 hrs
- WiFi – Up to 7 hrs
- Audio Play – Up to 24 hrs
- Video Play – Up to 6 hrs
We’ve seen several great cases for the S4 and the Surfr case is one of the best in the market since aside from protecting your device it can also charge it. This case is now available in the market for $89.99 and comes in white with blue cover, white with green cover, white with pink cover, black with black cover, and black with gunmetal cover.
EnerPlex also offers other solar based charging solutions for consumers such as the EnerPlex Packr which is a backpack that comes integrated with a solar panel. The panels have a huge surface area and can fully charge a smartphone in under 5 hours. It is also able to charge other USB enabled gadgets such as digital cameras, MP3 Players, GPS devices, and batteries just to name a few.