Samsung NC215S Solar Notebook: Listed at $399.99 from Samsung’s online store, the world’s first solar PC has the same features as any other comparably priced PC from Samsung or the competition. This product will provide the tipping point that consumers want since most want to buy green technology without paying a premium. If you can see the sun you have power. If needed, the laptop provides a conventional AC adapter.
Other green attributes include:
- Instant On, Instant Off: When you close the lid of a laptop, it instantly goes into sleep mode – saving power; when you open it, full functionality returns within 3 seconds given Samsung’s exclusive Fast Technology.
- Solar-charging USB port: Even when your computer is turned off or in sleep mode, there is a power emitting USB port that allows you to charge cellphones and other devices using solar power from the laptop.
- Epeat Gold Standard: This the highest rating a consumer electronics gadget can achieve. It exceeds standard green criteria by at least 75% and makes it one of the most energy-efficient laptops in the industry.