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Monday, April 2, 2012


Win $200 Amazon Gift Cards from April 1st-May 31st
Makes a Perfect Gift for Mother’s Day

SolarKindle Guarantees 3 Months Unplugged Kindle Reading Time
& 50 Hours of Reading Lamp Use with Clean, Green, Renewable Energy of the Sun

Taipei, Taiwan, April 2, 2012SolarFocus Technology Company Ltd., winner of the CES 2012 Innovation Award, announced today that it is now shipping SolarKindle, the world’s first solar powered e-reader cover.  To celebrate the shipment of SolarKindle and just in time for Mother’s Day, SolarFocus also announced today their new Facebook Mother’s Day Promo Campaign. 

Win Amazon Gift Cards on SolarFocus Facebook Page

Starting from April 1st - May 31st, SolarFocus will be giving away monthly Amazon gift cards worth up to $200.   To enter, “Like” the SolarFocus official Facebook fan page at:, then post a photo of yourself reading with SolarKindle on your Kindle, tag “Solar Focus” on your picture and share it on Solar Focus’ Facebook wall.  The person with the most “Likes” on his/her photo will be chosen each month to receive an Amazon gift card worth $200. 

First Practical Solar Gadget Makes Unplugged E-Reading Come True

The perfect gift for Mother’s Day, SolarKindle makes it easy for mom to read books and magazines on the Kindle or Kindle touch without using the Kindle’s battery for a guarantee of 3 months of unplugged Kindle reading time under normal sunlight conditions.  SolarKindle features a unique eco-friendly design with a flexible, lightweight high performance solar panel built right into the cover and a dual-charging (USB/solar) reserve battery that greatly extend reading time.  In addition, the built-in LED reading lamp can be powered by the case continuously for up to 50 hours without using the Kindle’s main battery for the best illumination and coverage, allowing you to use your Kindle comfortably as long as you wish -- day or night, indoors or outdoors.   

Perfect while Traveling & When Conventional Power Sources are Not Available
SolarKindle is designed with the utmost attention to detail with premium leather offering protection and functionality.  SolarKindle’s renewable solar energy panel and integrated reserve battery provide extended reading time and superior lighting, especially useful when conventional power sources are not available, such as while traveling, camping, or away from home or office -- the perfect solution for readers on the go.  SolarKindle’s custom-designed solar panel and integrated solar charging circuitry deliver high charging efficiency, making the best use of the clean, green, and renewable energy of the sun.
“Based on years of solar research resulting in numerous patents and winning a 2012 International CES Innovations Design & Engineering Awards Honoree, SolarKindle is the first practical solar gadget that makes unplugged e-reading come true,” said Dick Lu, Executive Vice President at SolarFocus.  

SolarKindle Features:
·        Solar powered e-reader cover with flexible, lightweight solar panel built into the cover.
·        Dual-charging (USB/solar) reserve battery greatly extends reading time.
·        3-month guarantee for unplugged Kindle use under normal sunlight environment.
·        LED reading lamp turns on with one touch release.
·        Integrated reserve battery runs the LED lamp for up to 50 hours continuously without using the Kindle’s main battery.
·        Integrated reserve battery can also transfer energy to the Kindle’s main battery to extend reading time.
·        Integrated solar panel collects and converts solar energy “on the go” -- one hour under direct sunlight can provide up to 3 days reading time.
·        Premium leather cover.

The SolarKindle lighted cover for Kindle is available immediately, priced at $79.99 from and other retailers.  A new version of the SolarKindle compatible with the Kindle touch is also now available for pre-sale, priced at $79.99.   For more information, see  For info on the SolarFocus Mother’s Day Facebook Promo, see
About SolarFocus:

Since 2005, SolarFocus has been at the forefront of the renewable energy revolution by providing competitively priced, energy saving and environmentally-friendly solar powered products to both industry and consumers.  As an industry leader in solar research and innovative product development, SolarFocus holds several solar technology patents with their products routinely used in such extreme environments as the Himalayas and the North Pole.  For further information on SolarFocus products, please visit

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