The 5 Best Solar Powered Gadgets For Summer

Solar powered products for the sunniest time of the year

Kirsten Curtis |

Don’t let a low battery dim your shine this holiday, take full advantage of the summer sun with these gadgets.

Goal Zero Flip 10 – R369 at Mantality

This portable charger can come in handy when you need that extra bit of battery life. It holds one full charge for cellphones, and is compatible with other USB devices. Cant find an outlet? Leave it in the sun. The Flip 10 can be recharged via USB or by Solar Power making it a useful and not-so-pricey way of keeping your phone alive.

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PowerTraveller Solarmonkey Adventurer – R1650 at Cape Union Mart

The Solarmonkey Adventurer is ideal for your summer hikes and camps. Equipped with wide panels, a keyring attachment and many USB connectors, this device can provide your cellphone, camera and GPS with an abundance of power.

Goal Zero Nomad 7 Plus – R1659 at Mantality


The light and effective Nomad 7 opens up like a book to reveal the solar panels. It has been designed to charge devices directly from the sun. It is a must-have for your travels and adventures.

Red-E 4 Panel Powerbank – R799 at Cape Union Mart

Sporting four solar panels to provide you with enough power to charge all your devices when you’re far from a power source, This powerbank can be folded into a neat case, making it suitable for your travel bag. It has dual ports for simultaneous charging.

MPowerd Luci Lux Inflatable Solar Lantern – R325 at Mantality

Inflatable, waterproof and solar powered, the Luci Lux lantern is there to give your backyard or even your pool a bit of elegance when hosting your evening get-togethers, or give your desk a warm glow. The lantern charges during the day and lasts up to 12 hours on a single charge.

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