Logitech announced today the launch of its new Solar Keyboard Folio, an ultra-slim, book-style case and keyboard that has been designed especially for the new iPad, as well as the iPad 2. Just as with Logitech’s solar keyboards for Mac and PC, the Solar Keyboard Folio for iPad includes onboard solar cells that charge the built-in Bluetooth keyboard in any light, both indoors and outdoors. When fully charged, the battery lasts for up to two years, even in total darkness, based on an average use of two hours per day.
The folio has two stand positions to enable you to choose the best viewing angle, be it a full keyboard position for typing, or the one-touch media playback and volume control position so that you can play, pause, and change volume instantly. The case also has an instant On/Off function that automatically wakes your iPad when you open it and goes on standby when you close it.“Now that people are seemingly inseparable from their tablets, using them for everything from sending emails to watching videos, they want accessories powered to meet their needs,” said Alexis Richard, director of product marketing at Logitech. “The Logitech Solar Keyboard Folio is a smart partner for your iPad. Its sleek built-in keyboard uses light to charge and it provides hassle-free protection for your iPad – both for the front and back. It gives you an ideal way to use and protect your tablet without adding bulk.”
The Logitech Solar Keyboard Folio has a suggested retail price of $129.99.