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Solar Lanterns

Solar lanterns may resemble regular lanterns but they have at least one definitive advantage over the traditional lanterns - they are solar! That means they are powered by readily available and free energy of the sun. Solar lanterns are generally equipped with brights LED lights, a rechargeable battery, and a solar panel. The operation principle is simple: sunlight charges the rechargeable battery through PV panel then you can use it as long as the battery has enough charge. Solar lanterns especially shine in outdoor settings like camping, for example, where there is no AC power source. The manufacturers of modern solar lanterns have gone a step further and added a USB charging feature. This goes both ways of providing an emergency charging to your handheld devices and charging the lantern's battery if a power source is available. The USB charging feature makes solar lanterns even more versatile for camping, hiking, fishing and so on. Some solar lanterns are even collapsible acting a regular lantern in expanded mode and as a flashlight in collapsed mode. Moreover, it's much more compact in collapsed mode taking small space in your backpack. Then there are more classic-looking solar lanterns that can sit or hang somewhere in your patio, backyard or garden. They look like they're made of a metal with a candlelight inside. In reality, they are not metallic and the light inside is not a candle but a LED lamp while they certainly create that vintage ambient atmosphere. The parts not visible from a distance are the solar panels and the battery. The lights automatically turn on at night and off at dawn so it's really maintenance-free.

Outdoor Hanging Solar Lantern, Set of 6

Outdoor Hanging Solar Lantern

Main Features:
  • Metal clamp & ring
  • Auto on/off
  • Candle flicker effect
  • IP44 waterproof
  • Dimensions: 3.5" x 3.5" x 4.9" (8.9 x 8.9 x 12.5 cm)
  • Warranty: 1 year

These solar lanterns are ideal for creating a calm, romantic ambiance by hanging them from tree branches, a fence, gazebo, pavilion and so on. They are intended for mood-enhancing accent lighting, not for bright illumination. You can decorate your garden, patio, deck or porch with several of these adorable little solar lanterns imitating candle flickering. Turn the bottom switch to "Auto" mode and sit back to enjoy the magical allure they provide by automatically turning on when it's dark. It goes without saying that you must make sure they get enough sunshine before they can demonstrate their beauty at night.

Net Weight 6.95 oz (197 g)
Size 3.5" x 3.5" x 4.9" (8.9 x 8.9 x 12.5 cm)
Light Color Warm White
Solar Panel 2V / 60mA
Rechargeable Batteries 1pc AA 600mAh
LED 1 pc, 5 Lm brightness
Material ABS plastic, stainless steel
Charging Time 6 - 8 hours
Working Time 6 - 9 hours
Package Include 6pcs solar lanterns, 1 user manual
Pros Cons
Resembles lightening bugs Smaller than in pictures
Replaceable rechargeable batteries
Good customer service

Suaoki LED Camping Solar Collapsible Lantern

Suaoki LED Camping Solar Collapsible Lantern

Main Features:
  • USB Charging
  • Mobile, Collapsible, and Sturdy
  • 3 Lighting Modes
  • Smart Protection Chip
  • Perfect for outdoors
  • Includes: Micro-USB cable, a manual

This lightweight and portable solar lantern is packed with features. Let's start with USB charging: this lantern has a micro USB port allowing it to be charged from, say, a laptop when the sun is not available and a regular USB output port for charging phones and tablets. Next, with its dimensions of 1.77" x 3.35" (4.5 x 8.5 cm) in the folded position, it takes very little space and acts as a flashlight. It has 3 lighting modes: High, Low or SOS blinking. High and Low modes refer to the LED brightness level. The smart protection chip protects the circuitry from overcharging or over-discharging and you won't have to guess it's charge level - there's a LED indicator for that. All in all, this is a perfect gadget to take with you on camping, hiking or traveling. Use it to light up your path, as a reading light or emergency phone charger.

Pros Cons
Very bright Bugs can get inside
USB charging Flimsy plastic handle
Hockey-puck sized when folded

Luci - Original Inflatable Solar Lantern, Clear Finish

Luci - Inflatable Solar Lantern

Main Features:
  • Inflatable, foldable, and sturdy
  • IP67 waterproof
  • Includes 10 bright LED lights
  • 3 Lighting Modes
  • A Charge Indicator
  • Warranty: 1 year

Luci is a novel design solar lantern by the New York City-based company Mpowered. It is made of a collapsible and highly waterproof material. IP67 waterproof rating means it's protected even when submerged 6" - 39" (15 - 100 cm) deep under the water. This is a nice gift idea for decorating gardens, patios, decks or backyards. It takes 7 hours to charge under the sun and good to go for 12 hours straight at night. When collapsed it's just 1" (2.5 cm) in height and weighs 4.4 oz (125 g) so it is easy to fit into bags for transportation. The 3 lighting modes are Bright, Super Bright and 1s Flashing. The battery charge level indicator clearly shows when the lantern needs charging. You can drop it, dunk it or drop it, Luci still shines brightly with its 10 LEDs. Because of its rugged and lightweight design, Luci is right for you whether you need it on the road, camping, hiking or right in your backyard.

Pros Cons
Fully charged out-of-the-box Solar panels are on the bottom
Doesn't attract bugs  Tiny on/off button is difficult to locate
Clear & bright light Doesn't automatically turn off at dawn

SteadyDoggy Indoor/Outdoor Solar Lantern Decor

SteadyDoggy Solar Lantern Decor

Main Features:
  • Antique Metal Glass Construct
  • Waterproof design
  • Dimensions: 5.5" x 5.5" x 13" (14 x 14 x 33 cm)
  • Flickering Candle Effect
  • Color: Warm White

SteadyDoggy solar lantern, made of metal and real glass, has an antique look to it. It's like a real candle lantern but waterproof and no need to ever change the "candle". Its rugged design and retro feel make it a wonderful element of your garden, porch, patio or backyard decor. Simply put in an AA battery (not included) and place it under the sunlight to charge for some time. If you hang this lantern under a roof, say porch eaves, they will still charge though not as much as under a direct sunshine. It will turn on automatically at night, your friends and family will go aww when they see it.

Pros Cons
Good-looking accent light Not exactly waterproof
Sturdy metal construction
Beautiful, lifelike flicker
Good customer service

CHBKT Solar-Powered Mason Jar Lights, Set of 4

CHBKT Solar Mason Jar Lights

Main Features:
  • Made of Premium Thick Glass
  • Number of LEDs: 20
  • Color: Warm White
  • Charge Time: 5 - 8 hours
  • Working Time: 8 - 12 hours
  • IP65 waterproof
  • Dimensions: 2.4" x 2.6" x 5.2" (6.1 x 6.6 x 13.2 cm)

These solar mason jar lights are so adorable and multifunctional! It's a thick glass jar and a string of 20 micro LEDs inside. It's totally insulated with an O-ring on its lid allowing to use it in a diverse range of outdoor and indoor applications. How cool will a pergola look when decorated with these jar lights? Can you use its copper carrying wire to hang it from trees, fences or use it to decorate parties or festivals and make no fuss about charging it or covering from rain? Absolutely! The sun will do all the charging job. All is left to you is to hang several of these around and create a real festive and fairy ambiance. Wait for it to turn on at dark and off in the morning with no input from you. A rechargeable battery is supplied and easily replaceable. They will make a great gift!

Pros Cons
You can get creative with this jar No manual included
They look magical
Easily replaceable battery