Eton Rukus: Portable Bluetooth speaker with solar charging for $150
The Eton Rukus comes in a white model for $99 and a black model that adds solar charging for $50 more. Both models have built-in rechargeable batteries and are due out around May of this year.
LAS VEGAS--Last year we reviewed the, a solar-charging iPod/iPhone speaker system that retails for $249.99. Now Eton has introduced a more affordable solar-charging speaker--the Rukus Solar--that's portable and offers Bluetooth wireless streaming for $149.99.
The Rukus also comes in a version without a solar-charging option for $50 less ($99.99).
Eton says that using the solar panel to charge the internal lithium battery will take about 6 hours (in direct sunlight). You can also charge it with the included AC adapter or via USB.
Both Rukus models are due out around May and come in a few different color options. Check out our slideshow below.