A new home security camera, The Reolink Go, offers 4G mobile connectivity that doesn't need a WiFi connection and optional solar battery topups, reports New Atlas writer Paul Ridden. The camera offers 1080p resolution video during the day and night vision, plus motion detection that can cover 130 degrees of what's in front of the lens.

Rather than depending on a home internet connection over Wi-Fi or Ethernet, the IP65 weatherproof Go rocks 4G LTE wireless connectivity, with Reolink saying that it will work with mobile network providers such as AT&T and T-Mobile in the US, and O2 and Vodafone in Europe. The included 7,800 mAh/3.6 V battery is reported good for 500 minutes of live view or 2 months of standby, but can be charged by an optional solar panel. That live view can be had via an iOS/Android companion app, where users can engage in two-way conversations with tradesmen knocking at the front door and also setup alerts and notifications. Any footage captured by the camera can be stored to microSD, though Reolink does have its own cloud vault.

The Reolink Go Indiegogo fundraising campaign has about a month left to run, and pledges start at $119 for the camera, or $176 for the camera and solar panel. If all goes to plan, shipping is estimated to start in July.

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