After talking all night with your Bluetooth pillow phone, now you can talk all day with this HTW Electronics S116 solar cellphone. So far it’s just a vaporware presentation that rolled out at CeBIT last week, but if it runs out of battery power, it promises to give you 20 to 25 minutes more talkies if you leave it sitting in the sun for 40 minutes. It’ll even charge up with the light of a mere five candles.
If it ever comes into existence, its makers say it will have pretty much standard complement of features along with that external surface covered with solar film, including a 1.3-megapixel camera and a 320×240 display. HTW says the phone ships in China next month; we’ll believe it when we see it.
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