StrongVolt SOLAR7

SOLAR:7 Portable Solar Charger by StrongVolt review

StrongVolt had released a series of 10w, 7w, 6w, 5w, 3w solar chargers.. The solar chargers are good to charge phones, tablets, GPS and other USB devices depending on the power of the solar charger. The chargers have a good performance, but need a bit of a revamp to make it stylish.

RATING : 4.3/ 5

PRICE : $ 34.99 (for the 7 watt model)

Product Specification

Product Dimensions: 3.5 x 1.5 x 4.5 inches
Shipping Weight: 11.2 ounces
Colour : Black

The solar charger comes with varying power options solar panel options. Each solar charger has a USB cord projecting from the end of the charger to charge the USB devices. The chargers can be folded into a compact notebook.

The 3W Panel weighs 7 oz and can fully charge an iPhone in about 6 hours. Not suited for iPads or tablets.

The 5W Panel weighs 9 oz and can charge phone and eReaders but not iPad or tablets. It can fully charge an iPhone in about 4 hours.

The 6W Panel weighs 12 oz meant for everyday charging. It can charge an iPhone from 0 to 100% in about 4 hours. Good for eReaders but not for iPads or tablets.

The 7W Panel weighs 11.5 oz and can fully charge an iPhone in about 2.5 hours. The 10 w charger is good for tablets and eReaders but is slow for iPads.

The 10W Panel weighs 12 oz and can fully charge an iPhone in around 2 hours. Good for tablets and eReaders but slowly charges the iPad.

Pros

  • Compact and fits in the bag like a wallet.
  • Withstands well under harsh conditions
  • Range of solar charger options to meet the needs.
  • Best quality for the price.
  • Charges quicker than any competing charger in the price range.
  • Good customer support.

Cons

  • The looks are not appealing.
  • Can charge only one device at a time.