Samsung's Solar-Powered Netbook Comes to U.S.

Solar-powered netbooks is unheard of in the United States, even if the country has been on an “eco” mood lately. Don’t worry though, because Samsung has announced that its NC235S solar-powered netbook will be available in the US beginning July 3.

The gadget features a 10.1-inch matte display with 1,024 x 600 resolution, 1GB of RAM, a 1.66GHz Intel Atom N570 dual-core processor, and a bunch of solar cells built into the lid. Samsung claims the netbook gets an hours of battery life for every two hours of basking under the sun, adding that it can work for up to 14 hours straight.

The Samsung NC215S solar-powered netbook will be sold with a suggested retail price of $399. It will also be available in Africa and Russia.

Source: Laptop magazine, via CrunchGear

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