ReoLink GO Solar Powered Camera Review

All of our content is written by humans, not robots. Learn More
By Aliza Vigderman Aliza Vigderman, Senior Editor, Industry Analyst & Gabe Turner Gabe Turner, Chief Editor
ReoLink GO Solar Powered Camera - Product Image
7.7 /10

What We Like

What We Don't Like

  • No way to change to Wi-Fi: If our cabin happened to get fiber-optic Internet, there would be no way to switch over. The camera only worked on 4G LTE or 3G cellular networks.
  • Comparatively high price: Other solar panel powered cameras typically do not cost as much as the $259.99 ReoLink GO solar-powered camera. For example, the Ring Stick Up Cam Solar, a similar outdoor camera, costs $148.99, over $100 less. However, it requires Wi-Fi or cellular backup to function, unlike the GO.
  • No smart attachments: Though the app was great to view footage, there was no option to connect to any smart platforms, such as Amazon Alexa or Google Assistant.

Bottom Line

The Reolink Go is a security camera that can work without Wi-Fi. It’s not for the average user, but rather for those who have a cabin in the woods, a storage unit, a boat, or even an RV that needs constant video monitoring but doesn’t have a Wi-Fi connection. It’s a good option if that’s what you’re looking for, but otherwise, it’s not the most practical choice for most users.
  1. U.S. Department of Justice. (2010). Victimization During Household Burglary.

  2. ResearchGate. (2012). Understanding Decisions to Burglarize from the Offender's Perspective. _the_Offender's_Perspective