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Solar Charger for iPhone

Which of your solar chargers work with my iPhone?

Every one of our solar chargers and USB batteries are designed and tested to charge iPhones. Whether you have the iPhone 6 Plus, 5S, 4, or are still rocking the classic 3G - we can charge your phone. Our most popular products 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

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

How do I connect my iPhone to the solar charger?

Use your existing USB charging cable to connect to the Voltaic battery included with your system.

solar charger iPhone 5 and 5S
solar charger for iPhone 4 and 4S

If you purchase our Arc 8W Solar charger, this solar folder 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 5

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

best solar charger for iphone 5

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.