The SolarPanel 5 features the same optimizing function and design of the SolarPanel 5+ but removes the battery to bring you an ultra-minimal panel with one of the best dollars-per-watt on the market. Power phones, tablets, and BioLite gear in real-time with this lightweight and slim 5-Watt monocrystalline power supply or pair with an external power bank for an easy energy storage solution.
The SolarPanel 5+ has a 2200mAh onboard battery which can store energy for later. It is also USB-rechargeable if you want to charge the panel before you head out into the sun! The SolarPanel 5 does not have an onboard battery, so it only charges your device if it is in the sun.