LifeLight Home

Philips Africa Innovation Hub.

Philips Lifelight Home is a solar-powered system that features two lumens with 3 brightness settings and an in-built USB port for universal charging of mobile phones and other electronic devices.

Product description Brand name and product description

Philips LifeLight Home is a solar-powered lighting system that comprises two pendant luminaires with 3 LED brightness settings (35, 75, 150 lm) and an in-built USB port for charging phones and other electronic devices. Powered by a 4 W external solar panel and with a Lithium-ion battery (4400 mAh, 3.7 V), it gives up to 20 hours of light when fully charged. Pay-As-You-Go functionality and Bluetooth communication can be added. 

This product was developed by the Philips Africa Innovation Hub with its headquarter in Nairobi, Kenya. It is a center for developing innovations ‘in Africa-for Africa’ in the areas of healthcare, lighting and healthy living.

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Philips in partnership with banks, telco companies and microfinance institutions to create financing opportunities for customers.

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Competitive landscape Similar products available on the market. May not be a comprehensive listing.

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SDG targeted United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) targeted with this product/application/service

Goal 7: Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all.

Target user(s) Target user/consumer base (country, income segment)

Off-grid households.

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