Solar Power, Kickstarter
With under 8 days to go, the WakaWaka Compact Solar Power Station (say that 3 times fast) has wildly exceeded its Kickstarter goals of $50,000 with 3,556 backers pledging a total of $243,258 and growing.
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WakaWaka Power charges virtually any smart phone or tablet
First, there was WakaWaka, the world's most efficient solar LED lamp, successfully lauched through Kickstarter last year. After many requests we are proud to present to you the WakaWaka Power, capable of charging practically any type of (smart) phone: iPhone5, Blackberry, Samsung, you name it. And... tablets as well.
high efficiency sunpower solar cell & USB in connector
Mobility is what our lives are all about these days. We use flexible workspaces, travel for fun, pleasure and work and unfortunately we're a lot on the run, so much to do. How inconvenient is it when your iPhone or iPad dies on you again, right in the middle of that conversation you wanted to finish today.
You need back-up power if you don't want to be slowed down by your device. Solar chargers are becoming increasingly popular, but most are still bulky and really many of them, if you tried any, really don't work that well, especially in the winter or on overcast days.
The WakaWaka Power is a pocket size mini power station with super efficient solar cells and a power management system which ensures efficiencies which are up to 200% better than any other product in the market. Apart from charging your smart phone, WakaWaka Power is also a light source which can provide you with more than 40 hours of excellent reading light (on a single day solar charge!).
yellow is the WakaWaka signature color (this is a proto)
black edition - 3D rendering
Don't underestimate The Power
Place WakaWaka Power in direct sunlight for a whole day and you will notice that the battery will be completely full, even if you live in New York or Seattle (where the intensity of the sun is far less than in Texas). The capacity of the battery is large enough to fully power most mobile phone from completely depleted, to practically full. On top of this, you will have 10 or more hours of excellent reading light as well. If you don't charge your phone or tablet, as said before, you can have more than 40 hours of light.
prototype actually charging an iPad
We calculated that a fully charged WakaWaka will give you at least 2 hours extra surf & work time on your iPad (on full brightness). Just enough to finish that movie, send some mails in the train or bus or plane.
WakaWaka Power is engineered by a top team at Intivation. They are the creators of the chip which made WakaWaka the most efficient solar lamp in the world today. Their technology is used in over 90% of the solar powered mobile phones in the world, including well known brands. So... we're working with experts in the field! And because they simply love what we are doing with WakaWaka, they are supporting us all the way. Thanks Guys!