The Solar Powered Smartphone would be a great invention for all people. Smartphones are so helpful in our generation, but just one thing ; why can the battery not last longer? With all of the distractions on phones from gaming to e-mail, phone batteries have no chance. This is why the Solar Powered Smartphone would be a great helpful device to keep our busy generation going.
According to inhabitat.com, in 2009, Samsung released a Solar Powered Mobile Phone called the Blue Earth Phone. The Blue Earth Phone included a solar panel planted on the back of the phone, a touch screen and many features.
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Saussure’s invention, also known as the first solar oven, was capable of reaching temperatures up to 230 degrees fahrenheit.
In 1891, Heinrich Hertz created the worlds first solar heater.
Much later in history, in 1981, Paul Macready produced the first solar powered aircraft. The aircraft used more than 1600 cells, placed on its wings. The aircraft flew from France to England. In 1982, the worlds first solar powered cars were produced in Australia.
In recent times, as of 2012, the history’s largest solar energy plant is the Golmud Solar Park, located in China, with an installed capacity of 200 megawatts.
Also in 2009, the first solar powered phone was produced by Samsung. This phone had a solar panel planted on the back, but what it did not have was internet and other services that a smartphone serves. Many other companies like Sharp, Nokia, and even LG have also released a variation of a solar powered phone. The phones have been deemed as, “Hard to keep in direct sunlight”, “Limited talk time”, “ Challenge to make the phone’s weather protection in such a way, so that it does not cover the solar charging panel”, “ Constantly needs light to stay charged, hence cannot be carried around, in a pocket or a purse”, “Occasional calls only”.
Twenty years from now, solar powered technology will be a much more reliable source and many more people will be using it. Solar powered cars and houses are already becoming more and more popular as the years go on. Smartphones are so popular and high tech. Phones now have fingerprint unlock and many more high tech features. Solar powered phones already exist, we are just waiting on someone to put a solar panel on a smartphone.
The only thing holding us away from the solar powered smartphone is the charge. An average person looks at their phone 150 times a day. That evens out to 6.5 times per minute while the average person is awake....