Solar mobile phone charger £9.99 Aldi from Sunday
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Solar mobile phone charger £9.99 Aldi from Sunday

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Found 31st May 2013
A solar charger with lithium ion battery, charges in 2-3 hours via USB, or use the photovoltaic panels to charge or both. Never had anything from aldi that was bad quality do well worth the price.
Specs as per the app

Pocket-sized charger for your mobile, iPod/iPhone/iPad and other devices charged via USB.

Can be pre-charged from USB in 3 hours
Lithium battery
Super-bright LEDs
Charge with USB or in sunlight for roughly 1-2 hours' usage
Includes: USB Cable, Carry Strap, 6 x Adaptors
(go easy on me, this is my first post)
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    So it has a battery in it, I wonder if the internal battery can be charged via the sola panel?
    Original Poster
    androo

    So it has a battery in it, I wonder if the internal battery can be … So it has a battery in it, I wonder if the internal battery can be charged via the sola panel?

    I do belive it can, would make sense if it could anyhow
    Probably not the same device but similar enough to give some idea of charge times, usage etc
    http://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B002LYZJA4/
    or
    amazon.co.uk/dp/…QY/
    solar power and British weather don't add up, ;).
    absolutely useless !

    what is the most common USB connector for mobile devices - other than the mighty A ..... micro USB

    Guess what connector is not included in this product ....... yep - micro USB

    Aldi - for this item .... FAIL !!!

    going back even if it does work

    on charge in the sun now just to see if it works

    EliTom
    +1 to elitom's comment

    My father bought one today, couldn't believe no micro USB. I think a lot of these will be going back as soon as people realise this...
    Original Poster
    I was shocked when I got it that it didn't, ordered an adapter but doesn't seem right, the one universally adopted charging point, first bad thing I've had from aldi
    if this is a standard small jack connector then I think I have a micro USB adaptor to use with this charger

    I agree with the other posters though, it really should have micro USB connector
    Original Poster
    It doesnt look like a 2.5mm jack, but does have an old Nokia adapter, which you can work with if I remember my jack types correctly
    Agree with the comment about no micro USB connector, but if you phone the 0800 helpline, they will send you one free of charge. Got my connector yesterday. Keith
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