Bluetti AC200P Vs Goal Zero Yeti 1500X Power Station: In-depth Comparison
There are so many power stations available in the market but only a handful of them offer 2000W+ power capacity. In this article, we are gonna have a look at two high capacity battery generators. The flexibility of these power stations is unbelievable. Ranging from your home applications to camps, they serve as an alternate source of electricity. Let us have an in-depth comparison of Bluetti AC200P (2000W/2000Wh) and Goal Zero Yeti 1500X (2000W /1516Wh).
You can also check out our in-depth review of Bluetti AC200P here.
The exact models I am comparing in this article are as below
What’s in the box?
- Bluetti AC200P Power Station
- AC Adapter: 400W
- Car Charger: 12V/ 24V
- PV Solar Charging Cable
- XT90 To Aviation Plug
- User Manual
- Warranty Card
Goal Zero Yeti 1500X
- Yeti 1500X Portable Power Station
- 120W Power Supply (AC Wall Charger)
- User Manual
- Warranty Card
Aesthetics is the least important factor when it comes to power stations. Bluetti is not so aesthetically pleasing as GoalZero. With a neon green, black and silver color combination, GoalZero Yeti 1500X looks cool. Also, it comes with a carry handle on either side.
On the other hand, Bluetti AC200P has black/silver color combination with its brand name on the front. Instead of handles, slots are given on either side to carry around.
Goal Zero weighs 45.64lbs whereas Bluetti AC200P weighs just around 60.6lbs.
Find the number of ports and their power rating in the below table.
|Yeti 1500X||Bluetti AC200P|
|AC Power Outlets||2 Ports 2000W each||6 Ports 2000W each|
|USB Ports||2 Ports 5V||4 Ports 5V|
|USB C Ports||1 60W PD In/Out, 1 Quick Charge Port(18W)||1 60W PD|
|DC Port||12V 13A Car Port||12V 10A Car Port, 2* DC 12V/3A, 1*DC12V/25A|
|Wireless Charging Port||–||2*Wireless Charging (Max 15W)|
|Solar/DC Input Port||14 – 50V / 10A||16 – 60V / 10A|
|AC On/Off Switch||Yes||Yes|
|DC On/Off Switch||Yes||Yes|
Bluetti has too many ports where you can power 17devices simultaneously. Also, Bluetti has 2 wireless charging ports which are rare. Yeti has got standard ports covered but fails to compete against Bluetti.
Battery Capacity and Power
We have been explaining how battery capacity and power capacity are important in their own terms. Both Yeti 1500x and AC200P offer a power capacity of 2000W allowing you to run almost all devices.
The battery capacity of Bluetti AC200P is quite more compared to Goal Zero which means you can run your devices longer. Also, the surge of AC200P is 4800W which quite comfortably outwits Goal Zero’s 3500W.
|Goal Zero Yeti 1500x||Bluetti AC200P|
Both Bluetti and Yeti support multiple charging methods. Have a look at the below table to have an idea of charging time.
|Goal Zero Yeti 1500x||Bluetti AC200|
|AC Wall Outlet||~14 Hours for a full charge (120W)||~3 Hours for a full charge (2x400W)|
|Solar Panel||1200W (Boulder 200W X 6panels): 3 Hours||Supports 700W Panel (~5Hours)|
Bluetti also supports various charging methods like Lead-acid batteries, gas generators, cars etc
Note that Yeti comes with a 120W charger which takes 14 hours to charge whereas it supports up to 600W and takes just 3 hours for a full charge.
Lithium-ion batteries degrade if charged too quickly. Goal Zero is said to have 500 charge cycles whereas Bluetti advertises 3500 charge cycles which is huge.
Bluetti AC200P Wireless charging
The following table gives you an idea of AC200P and Yeti 1500x in performance.
|Appliance||Yeti 1000||Bluetti AC200P|
|Laptop (80W)||16+ times||25+ Times|
|LCD TV (150W)||10 Hours||13 Hours|
|Smartphone (8W)||170+ Times||250+ Times|
|Desktop Computer (200W)||7 Hours||10 Hours|
|Ceiling Fan (52 W)||25 Hours||35 Hours|
|Microwave Oven (1100W)||70 Minutes||100 Minutes|
|Instant Pot Cooker (1000W)||90 Minutes||120 Minutes|
|Blender (250W)||6 Hours||8 Hours|
|Corded Drilling Machine (600W)||2 Hours||3.3 Hours|
|Washing Machine (900W)||90 Minutes||120 Minutes|
|Electric Clothes Dryer (1700W)||50 Minutes||1.1 Hour|
|Toaster (650W)||2 Hours||3 Hours|
|Electric Kettle (1300W)||60 Minutes||85 Minutes|
|Portable Refrigerator (70W)||20 Hours||1 Day|
|Mini Vacuum Cleaner (250W)||6 Hours||8 Hours|
|Surveillance Camera/Wifi Cam (5W)||10 Days||13 Days|
|Room AC (4000W)||–||–|
|Window AC (1500W)||3 Hours||4 Hours|
|Refrigerator (1200W)||70 Minutes||100 Minutes|
*Based on efficiency numbers may vary. It is just a rough idea
As explained in the above section, the greater the battery capacity longer your devices run. Hence Bluetti can power your devices longer compared to Yeti.
Yeti 1500X Vs. Bluetti AC200P: Which one to consider
Both these power stations cost around $2000. The flexibility provided by Bluetti is mind-blowing. Right from battery capacity to a number of ports, wireless charging, etc. Bluetti AC200P has an upper hand. So the choice is a no brainer.
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Last update on 2021-05-15 / Links / Images from Amazon PAAPI