The solar torch can be charged in the sun and will take about 6 hours of direct sunlight to fully charge it or can charge with the USB cord. It will shine for about 8 hours and has 2 brightness settings and a strope setting for emergencies. It has a powerful light and can shine to about 30 meters away. Great for reading, fishing, studying, walking and keeping in the car for emergencies.Water resistant and silicon sealed. Will charge most phones , comes with USB cable. 2200mAH (genuine)battery.