Review: RichardSolo 1800 for BlackBerry

Review: RichardSolo 1800 for BlackBerry
Cost: $69.95

In the quest to make BlackBerry batteries last longer, there have been several portable chargers on the market. One of them is the RichardSolo 1800 for BlackBerry. But, there are 2 little things about this charger that makes it different from the rest: the LED flashlight and the laser pointer!

Compatible with all BlackBerrys, the RichardSolo 1800 is simple to use straight from the box. You can plug it in to the wall, then tandem your Blackberry to charge off of it. It takes about 5 hours to fully charge the RichardSolo and takes about an hour to fully charge a dead BlackBerry.

This charger also has a bright LED flashlight which is a for the times that your BlackBerry LED or screen isnt bright enough. And, a bonus for your cat: a laser pointer. Imagine the fun your cat will have while your charging your BlackBerry. If you’re not a cat person, you will love having this for important presentations, as well. Both the flashlight and laser pointer are controlled by a switch so you don’t have to worry about it being used when it shouldn’t be and both are controlled by their own buttons.

The LED’s on the charger are easy to read. Green means its charging itself. Red means it needs to be recharged and Blue means its charging the BlackBerry. It has been a very useful item in my BlackBerry collection and has a permanent place for charging on my desk but cannot help but be disappointed at their pricing point for it. $69.95.

Included Accessories:

Dual port USB car charger
AC Wall Charger
Retractable USB charging cable
Mini USB adapter


1800mAh polymerized lithium-ion battery
Richard Solo Battery itself is charged to 100% in about 5 hours or less
Voltage: 5V nominal (will change according to current)
Current: 550mA max.
Battery weighs: 2.3 oz. [67.6 gm]
Battery measures: 2″ x 7/16″ x 4 3/8″ [5.3 x 1.3 x 11.2 cm]
Mini- and micro-USB connector cables measure: 29″ [73 cm]
Operating temperature: 32 to 95ºF [0 to 35ºC]
Storage temperature: 14 to 113ºF [-10 to 45ºC]

You can get your RichardSolo 1800 at for $69.95

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