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WeWi SOL Ubuntu Laptop is Powered by an Intel Atom Processor and Solar Energy

WeWi Telecommunications has designed a solaptop (Solar-powered laptop) with 4 foldable solar panels in order to recharge the battery. WeWi SOL is powered by Intel Atom D2500, with 4GB RAM, features a 13.3″ display, and runs Ubuntu. It will be sold for only $300 to $400.

WeWi SOL specifications:

The solar panel are foldable (as shown below), but the laptop can run directly off solar energy when the solar panels are unfolded, or charge the built-in battery in under 2 hours.

OMG Ubuntu reports that SOL is expected to launch first in Ghana, Africa, for about $300. The price for the US market should be around $350, and a submersible version (SOL Marine) will be sold for $400. Availability dates have not been provided.

Further information is available on SOL Laptop website.

Via Liliputing.

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