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Solar Charger for iPhone

What's the best solar charger for iPhones?

Every one of our solar chargers and USB batteries are designed and tested to charge iPhones. Whether you have the iPhone 7, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 5, or are still rocking the classic iPhone 3G - we can charge your phone from solar. Our most popular solar chargers for iPhones are listed above.

How fast can I charge my iPhone from solar power?

Our USB batteries included with our solar chargers, will charge your iPhone at about the same rate as a standard wall charger. If the Voltaic battery and your phone are both empty, the charging rate will vary based on the size of the Voltaic solar panel, the size of the battery in your phone, and weather conditions. The sunnier, the better.

1 hour in the sun will give you this much usage (hours)

 3.5 Watts (Converter, 3.5 Watt Kit)6 Watts (Fuse 6W, 6 Watt Kit)9 Watts (Fuse 9W, 9 Watt Kit)
iPhone 5, 5S, 5C, 4, 4S 2 hours 3.5 5.5
iPhone 6 2 3.5 5.5
iPhone 6 Plus 1.75 3 4.5
iPhone 7 2 3.5 5.5

Charge time (hours)

 3.5 Watts (Converter, 3.5 Watt Kit)6 Watts (Fuse 6W, 6 Watt Kit)9 Watts (Fuse 9W, 9 Watt Kit)
iPhone 5, 5S, 5C, 4, 4S 4.5 hours 3 2
iPhone 6 5 3 2
iPhone 6 Plus 8 5 3
iPhone 7 5.5 3.5 2

How do I connect my iPhone to the solar charger?

To charge your iPhone from solar, use your existing USB charging cable to connect to the USB port of any of our Voltaic power banks.

solar charger iPhone 6
solar charger for iPhone 7

If you purchase our Arc 10W, this solar charger has an integrated USB output. For this product, you can connect directly to the USB port on the front of folder when in direct sunlight.

solar charger for iPhone 6s
 

Can I use my iPhone while I’m charging from your system?

Yes, you can use your iPhone at the same time it is charging. In fact, let us know - share with us your adventures while charging up @voltaicsystems

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What if I want to charge my iPhone and a bunch of other stuff?

Our chargers are designed to be universal. If you are charging mostly small USB devices, any of our chargers will work. If you are charging tablets, we suggest selecting a charger with a minimum of 6 Watts. For laptops, you will need a 10 Watt or greater system. See our Shop Gear page detailed selection advice.

Please note that only our V44 battery offers dual USB charging ports. All other batteries have one USB port.