Nikon stole the action camera spotlight at CES 2016, but a company called ACTIVEON is looking to make a mark of their own with the Solar X, an action cam that can use solar panels to keep the battery running an extra four hours.
Without the add-on solar panels, the Solar X is a 4K action cam with two hours of battery life. With the X Station solar panels, the Solar X is capable of up to four extra hours of shooting time for a total runtime of six hours.
Further improving battery capabilities, ACTIVEON has included what they call ‘Burst Speed Charging’ technology, which can charge the camera to 80% in only 30 minutes or 100% in an hour when placed in direct sunlight.
As for other specs, the Solar X packs in a 16-megapixel sensor behind a seven element f/2.4 glass lens. For composing and reviewing images, the Solar X includes a 2-inch touchscreen with a graphical interface. For connectivity, built-in WiFi will let you connect the Solar X to your phone and automatically upload footage to ACTIVEON Cloud platform.
Additional accessories include eight different mounts, seven grips, selfie sticks and an underwater housing.
The Activeon Solar X is set to hit shelves in March 2016 for $450.