Sun Storage: The 3 Best Solar Camping Lights for Eco-Friendly Illumination

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Suaoki camping light

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* Efficient, eco-friendly camping lights
* Durable outdoor solar lamps for emergencies and everyday use
* Different aesthetic effects, too

The idea of a solar powered lantern seems like a no-brainer, and solar camping lights are in fact more efficient and more eco-friendly than ever thanks to low power consuming LEDs and more efficient photovoltaics. Now with these high tech outdoor lights, you can charge up your camping lantern even on a moderately cloudy day and have enough battery to light up your tent or picnic area for hours after the sun goes down. Much easier than tending an oil lamp.

1. Suaoki Collapsable Camping Lantern

This outdoor light comes with three collapsible plant-inspired “petals” that soak up photons during the day to help recharge its batteries. It also has the option of charging via a micro USB cable.

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2. LuminAID PackLite Lantern

A compact, inflatable solar light that’s easy to pack, this camping lantern is designed for outdoor use and for emergency kits. It’s dust and waterproof and won’t shatter if dropped. The LuminAID PackLite recharges in an hour or two via USB or in about a summer’s day worth of sunlight, and stays on for some 24 hours on a full charge.

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3. MPowered Inflatable Lamp

This waterproof inflatable solar camping light has a matte finish for a beautiful, dreamy paper lantern aesthetic, making it great for parties and outdoor mood lighting, as well as a handy tool for camping and emergencies.

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