The height of summer is the time for active tourists. It’s time to get out of the house and into nature. However, for a modern “savage” vacation, a number of useful devices are also required that will allow you not to get lost and cope with any difficulties on the journey. It is these devices that we have collected in today’s selection.
Night vision binoculars Yukon NVB Tracker
A real tourist must see everything around 24 hours a day. In order for nothing to take you by surprise, it is good to have night vision binoculars with you. Yukon’s Tracker series is compact and lightweight. At night, NVB Tracker provides high image quality.
The eyecup on this binoculars is one-piece and made of soft material, which allows for a snug fit, and at the same time hide the green glow from the device so as not to disturb the observer’s disguise.
The lenses are made of high quality optical glass with several layers of anti-reflective coating. Thanks to this, the binoculars have high resolution and high aperture. The binoculars magnify the image by 2 times, and the lens diameter is 24mm.
The case is also designed for use in harsh environments — it is made of rubberized material in order to prevent the device from slipping in your hands. The device menu is fast and intuitive. In general, this device is one of the best in its price category and will provide you with a comfortable work experience.
Fitness tracker Polar A300 HRM
It is important for a tourist to be healthy, which means that when traveling, it is imperative to monitor the state of the body and physical activity. The fitness tracker from Polar A300 is perfect for this. The device is protected according to the WR30 class. This means that the tracker from Polar easily tolerates splashes and rains, which is very important for a tourist.
Polar A300 HRM tracks sleep, calorie intake and physical activity. In addition, the bracelet is equipped with an accelerometer and a heart rate monitor. It weighs only 48g, and the body is made of durable plastic. The screen is backlit, however, it is not touch sensitive. In outdoor conditions, this can be an advantage, since you will not be afraid to accidentally press the wrong place. Polar also has its own app that runs on Android, iOS and Windows Phone. This makes the bracelet truly versatile. If desired, the strap can be replaced. All in all, the Polar A300 HRM is a simple, intuitive device that will keep you on top of your activity and health at all times.
Action camera Olympus TG-Tracker
Among the huge selection of modern action cameras, one stands out as designed specifically for tourists and extreme sports enthusiasts. The Olympus TG-Tracker is a small camera that comes with many useful features. First, it has a 1.5‑inch flip-out LCD display. It is convenient to view the footage on it. The resolution in which this camera shoots is not limited to Full HD, because you can shoot in 4K and get high-quality travel videos. The viewing angle of the Olympus TG-Tracker camera is 204°. The camera has a built-in 5‑axis electronic image stabilizer that is compatible with both video and still images. By the way, the camera can also take pictures. Of course, that’s not all — experienced tourists will appreciate such features as a compass, acceleration sensor, barometer, thermometer, submersion sensor and level. The Olympus TG-Tracker is drop resistant up to 2.1 m, can withstand pressure up to 100 kg, can operate at depths up to 30 m, shoots in dusty or sandy areas and operates at temperatures down to ‑10°C. That is why this action camera rightfully took its place in this list. It can be an ideal way to capture your adventures on video for any tourist.
Smartphone Doogee S60
Going on an active hike without stocking up on a strong, durable smartphone is very reckless. That is why Doogee has taken care of tourists by creating the Doogee S60. This smartphone is specially designed to experience any adventure with its owner.
Due to its construction and design, Doogee looks like an SUV. At the same time, the smartphone is reliably protected from dust, moisture and shock according to the IP68 standard. The display is slightly recessed into the case, which allows it not to come into contact with flat surfaces when dropped. The same goes for cameras. The display has a diagonal of 5.2 inches and occupies almost the entire front surface of the case. Full HD resolution allows you to watch movies and videos without worrying about the quality. The image depth of 424ppi is also pleasantly surprising. The Doogee S60 runs on the MediaTek Helio P25 processor, which is well known to us from various devices. At the same time, it is equipped with 6GB of RAM and 64GB of internal memory. So all your photos, music and other files will be securely stored and quickly opened. Thanks to the possibility of using two SIM cards, you can travel abroad without worrying about roaming. The smartphone also has a camera — the main one with a resolution of 21MP and the front one with 8MP. The device weighs 290g, and in addition to the fingerprint scanner, it supports Android Pay. For active tourism, the best smartphone, perhaps, cannot be found.
Soul Storm external speaker
Soul Storm is a versatile speaker that lets you enjoy your favorite music anytime, anywhere, even in harsh weather conditions. Perhaps, it is this column that combines everything that a tourist needs. It is small and light, weighing only 162 g, with dimensions of 93x102x42mm.
The special waterproof case allows you not only to use it in the rain, but also to place it on the surface of the water while it continues to work. This is possible thanks to the rubberized body, which provides the speaker with buoyancy. Soul Storm is compatible with any mobile device via Bluetooth.
Soul Storm delivers mono sound at 5W. The column supports frequencies of 20–20000Hz. From a single charge, it can work for 8 hours without interruption, and it can be charged from the network, a computer or an external battery via a USB cable in 3 hours.
If this is not enough to make sure that the speaker will be an ideal companion, pay attention to the fact that the case has a mount for attaching the speaker to a bag or backpack, and the volume buttons are located on the case.
Xiaomi never ceases to amaze. This time for travelers and not only, Xiaomi has developed a small compact flashlight that has unique characteristics. A coding element is built into the design of this small device, which allows you to adjust the brightness of the lighting. Thus, 11 brightness levels will be available to you with a maximum brightness of 240 lumens. There is an LED inside. The body of the flashlight is made of aluminum alloy, and the design meets all the canons of minimalism. The flashlight from Xiaomi weighs only 103g, so you can take it with you anywhere and anytime.
The battery allows the flashlight to work for 216 minutes in constantly on mode. Its capacity is 3350mAh. When overheated, Xiaomi will automatically reduce the brightness, so you don’t have to worry about its performance. In addition, with three presses of the function button, you can turn the flashlight into distress mode. That’s not all a flashlight can do. It is able to serve as an external battery for USB devices in case there are no other sources at hand.
Flashlight from Xiaomi is a useful and multifunctional device that will come in handy for anyone.
External battery Mi Power Bank 20 000
A little heavy, but incredibly powerful. This is how you can characterize an external battery from Xiaomi, which will come to the rescue if you urgently need to charge your mobile devices. The battery has two USB inputs for simultaneous charging of two devices. It charges itself via a micro-USB port. As the name implies, the battery has a capacity of 20000mAh, which is more than enough to charge a modern laptop about 5 times.
The case is made of durable plastic and weighs 358g. This will definitely not affect the total weight of your luggage if you are taking a lot of things with you. But you definitely won’t regret this device. It is available only in white, but it supports fast charging. He himself is fully charged within 8 hours.
Sunglasses Polaroid PLD 6037/S
If you go on a trip, you should take care not only of all the necessary devices, but also of your own comfort. Sunglasses play an important role. Everyone knows that few can match the quality of Polaroid, which is why the PLD 6037/S glasses are a great purchase. Polarized lenses are able to provide you with a comfortable view in any weather, protect you from glare and too bright sunlight. They are ideal for both driving and hiking. Comfortable sports shape and ergonomic temples will allow the glasses to fit and hold perfectly. At the same time, the glasses look very stylish and are suitable for both men and women.
Tent Greenhouse FCT-21
On a hike or a trip, a tent will serve as your home as a “savage”. This means that it must be warm, moisture resistant and meet all safety requirements. This is exactly what the Greenhouse FCT-21 is. This trekking tent is designed for two places. It is very convenient to take it with you, whether you travel by car, bike or on foot. When assembled, it weighs only 2.8kg. The tent is designed for use in spring, summer or autumn — during the warm seasons. Greenhouse FCT-21 is characterized by high thermal insulation and reliable protection against rain and moisture.
The tent is placed on three arcs, each made of fiberglass, so that they are not subject to deformation. The awning is made of polyester impregnated with a refractory agent. The tent is two-layer, equipped with a mosquito net and has windows for ventilation. The Greenhouse FCT-21 would make a great home away from home for the backpacker.
Of course, you can entrust this task to your smartphone, but a real tourist knows that it is best to rely on a real compass. The K4580 military model compass is a powerful device that will allow you to easily navigate in space both on land and in water. The K4580 is a liquid compass, which allows it to quickly stabilize the needle. The compass dial itself is phosphorescent, so you can see the readings even in the dark. It can be used in open and closed form, since there is a transparent part on the lid. The compass can be mounted on a tripod. Its body is made of aluminum, and the K4580 itself is protected from moisture and splashes. It is quite possible to entrust such a device with orientation on the ground.