Goal Zero Yeti 1500X portable power station review

For ultra-remote shoots or off-grid camping there are few more versatile portable power stations than this mighty 1,516W hours unit

5 Star Rating
Goal Zero Yeti 1500X
(Image: © Jamie Carter/Digital Camera World)

Digital Camera World Verdict

Do you need a whopping 1,516W hours portable power station? Not for occasionally recharging a camera you don’t, but if you’re headed off-grid for an extended period then there are few better equipped or easier to use products than the Goal Zero Yeti 1500X.


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    Massive 1,516W hours capacity

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    Lots of ins and outs

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    1x AC for camera battery chargers

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    Can recharge laptops via USB-C


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    No wireless charging pads

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    Only 1x AC output

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    Very heavy

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If you get anxious about how much battery power you have left in your cameras, smartphones and laptops then you’re going to adore the Goal Zero Yeti 1500X. It’s near the top of a breed of portable power station that just doesn't compare to the smartphone battery you keep in your camera bag. 

While portable batteries average 10,000 mAh and now often reach double that and more, the Yeti 1500X promises a staggering 400,000 mAh. It’s so much that it’s actually communicated as 1,516W hours.

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Jamie Carter
Astrophotography expert

Jamie has been writing about all aspects of technology for over 14 years, producing content for sites like TechRadar, T3, Forbes, Mashable, MSN, South China Morning Post, and BBC Wildlife, BBC Focus and BBC Sky At Night magazines. 

As the editor for www.WhenIsTheNextEclipse.com, he has a wealth of enthusiasm and expertise for all things astrophotography, from capturing the Perseid Meteor Shower, lunar eclipses and ring of fire eclipses, photographing the moon and blood moon and more.

He also brings a great deal of knowledge on action cameras, 360 cameras, AI cameras, camera backpacks, telescopes, gimbals, tripods and all manner of photography equipment.