Samsung NC215 Solar Netbook announced for South Korea

Samsung Nc215 Solar Netbook


After releasing NC215 in few regions, Samsung has announced the solar netbook for its domestic market. Slated to go on sale from August 23, the 10.1-inch netbook sports a solar panel on the display lid that allows laptop charging via solar energy. Charging for two hours in the sun (approx. 87,000 lux) will give a run time of about an hour. Needless to say, the netbook’s 6-cell battery can be charged via the regular AC adapter as well that gives a battery life of up to 14 hours.

The TCO-certified netbook includes Intel’s Atom processor, 1GB RAM, Intel graphics support, webcam, SD card slot, Fast Start, sleep-and-charge USB port and Ethernet jack.

It will sell for 599,000 won.