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Submission + - Vodafone launches solar-powered mobile phone (digitizor.com)

An anonymous reader writes: Telecom major Vodafone Essar has launched eco-friendly solar charging handset in India.
Since electricity is not yet readily available in many parts of rural India, even mobile phone charging is a big problem there. With this new phone Vodafone is planning to extend its user base to include those people.
Vodafone says that the phone do not need to be exposed to direct sunlight. It can charge from the ambient light. The phone is expected to cost Rs. 1300 (aprox. $32).

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