With society being as it is today, obsessed with consumer electronics and wanting to stay green so as to aid in saving the environment, it is no wonder a device like this becomes the perfect answer for convenience on the go. Nokia have announced a new bicycle powered mobile phone charger.
For those of you who find the traffic for the commute to work too horrendous or if you’re just trying to keep fit, so choose to ride, then keeping your phone charged is no longer an inconvenience. The charging device is a cradle that sits in the center of the handlebars and straps your phone securely with a charging plug.
The power for the plug is generated from a converter that’s attached to your front wheel, and as the wheel spins the small turbine sends power to your mobile. The charging doesn’t begin until the rider reaches the speed of 6kmh and according to Nokia when the rider is at 12kmh the charger is just as effective as a standard wall version.
As the article from Rue Liu at Slashgear explains this charger is currently available to Europe, Africa, Asia and India with no word of a US release so far. For more details about the Nokia bicycle charger you can check out the full article at Slashgear by clicking the link.
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