It’s not often that we see a phone that gets charged through exposure to Sunlight. Micromax has announced a new phone named as X259 which has built-in solar charger.
Yes, you read it right. Micromax X259 is a solar phone for those who face frequent power outages in their area. With this phone, you don’t need to search for a power outlet again, as all you need is just some Sunlight (or call it solar energy).
The company has integrated a solar panel technology through which the phone gets automatically charged when exposed to sunlight. This phone will attract consumers from rural areas, especially those who face unpredictable power cuts.
This handset is a solution to the issue of finding a power outlet and recharging through electricity.
Micromax X259 Technical Specs and Features
- Camera: 0.3 MP (VGA camera)
- Screen size: 2.4 inches
- Resolution: 240 x 320 pixels
- Memory: Expandable upto 4 GB
- FM Radio: Yes, with recording
- Talk Time: 4.5 Hours
- Standby Time: Around 200 Hrs
- Battery: Li-ion 1000mA
- Other features: Bluetooth, GPRS
The Micromax solar powered X259 is priced at just Rs. 2499 in India. This is an affordable phone for those who face electricity shortage every now and then. This phone will definitely attract to those consumers who are always on move, who work on field and don’t have any source of electricity.