iBose has developed into a trustworthy brand in the electronics market. In the past, they were considered budget-only options, but now they have the reliability metrics that make them highly desirable.
The iBose solar charger is built for the smartphone/tablet user that needs a lot of extra juice when away from a power socket. It is extremely portable, with a multi-fold design that makes it perfect for hikers, bikers, and campers. When folded up, it is only 6.1” x 3.1” x 0.9” inches.
When folded out, it has four solar panels and a built-in battery that stores a massive 10,000mAh; the battery bank can be removed if desired. Power output is capped at 3.5w but it managed by a built-in IC that will automatically detect the device you are using and regulate the power output accordingly (helps to prevent overcharging).
Other features include a built-in LED flashlight with SOS functionality (great for emergencies), detachable power bank, waterproofing, padded carrying case, plus a compass and hook to keep you going the right way. The LED flashlight has three different lighting modes (strobe, steady, SOS) to help you navigate when the lights go out and the strobe feature can be used to disorient attackers (animal or human). And finally, it is protected by a one-year manufacturer’s warranty through iBose.
This is great for anyone who stays outdoors a lot. It has a built-in battery that can store up to 10,000mAh while providing 3.5w of power at full charge. It has two charging ports that are controlled by an IC to prevent overcharging, no matter what device is connected. The built-in flashlight also provides an extra layer of protection for those who might get caught outside after the lights go out.
If you want a solar charger that can keep your smartphone and/or tablet running, this is it. Equipped with four solar panels, you’ll be able to supply up to 3.5w of juice when the sun is out. If the sun goes down, you still have power with the built-in battery pack. It’s extremely small when folded up and comes with a bevy of features that absolutely crushes higher-priced solar chargers.
iBose Solar Phone Charger
3.5w Total Power Output