The GoPro Volta is a handle, remote, tripod, and external battery all in one

Mitchell Clark

The Verge


The GoPro Volta is a handle, remote, tripod, and external battery all in one

GoPro is announcing a new accessory for its action cameras that’s a jack of all trades — the Volta acts as a grippable handle / tripod, a wired or wireless remote, and has a 4900 mAh battery that the company says can triple your camera’s battery life, providing four hours of record time when paired with a completely charged internal battery if you’re shooting 5.3K footage.

The Volta uses an integrated USB-C cable to plug into and charge your GoPro with the press of a button, and has an additional USB-C port for charging up its internal battery. GoPro says the integrated battery can be charged in as little as two and a half hours, and that there’s a quick-charge mode that takes it from zero to 60 percent in an hour.

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