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Solar Powered Kindle Cover to Debut at CES 2012

World's first solar powered e-reader cover (Credit: SolarFocus)

At CES this year, SolarFocus will introduce SolarKindle, billed as “the world’s first solar powered e-reader cover.”

The cover will have a built-in solar panel with a dual-charging (USB and solar) reserve battery. The company said that there is “a guarentee of three-months of unplugged Kindle use” under normal sunlight environment.

There is also an built-in LED reading lamp that will last 50 hours without using the Kindle’s main battery, according to the company.

The SolarKindle Lighted cover will cost be available January 15th for $79.99.

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