Sharp and Japanese telecom company AU (KDDI) is expected to released the unnamed new solar and waterproof phone on June.
The phone will get two hours of standby time or one minute of talk time for every 10 minutes charge over the sun, in total, the phone can derive 80% of its charge from solar power. The solar panel for this Sharp-KDDI model is embedded in the lid of its flip form.
The world's first waterproof handset though it is not the first solar phone speculation says that Sharp's cell phone will beat both Samsung and LG's solar-powered models to market.
Price has not been reveal but additional information is expected this month.