In this review of the Halo Rover X off-road hoverboard we will dive deep into one of the best, if not the best hoverboard available on the market. Possessing superior speed, power, battery life, off-road 8.5″ tires, sturdiness etc., the Halo Rover X is a new and improved variant of the previous Halo Rover. With a range of 10 miles it goes the extra distance. It is recommended for ages 7-60, and with beginner mode and speed limiting available through the Personal Halo Rover Mobile App this hoverboard is great both for kids and adults.
Initial price of this amazing off-road hoverboard is $997, but you can save $500 and buy it for only $497 since it is on a discount at the moment. So, let’s see what do you get for the money.
Halo Rover X Main Specs
|Weight||32 lbs/ 15 kg|
|Maximum Load||260 lbs/120 kg|
|Motor||Dual 800 W Motors (2 x 400 W)|
|Tires||8.5″ Off-Road Indestructible Tires|
|UL2271 Battery Certificate||Yes|
|Charging time||~2.5 hours|
|Water Resistante||IPX4 Waterproof Certified|
|Maximum Speed||10 mph|
|Maximum Range||10 miles|
|Incline Capability||20 degrees|
|Buil-in Bluetooth Speaker||Yes|
|Riding Modes||Beginner, Normal, and Advanced|
If you have a little extra to spend, this is the best off-road hoverboard you will find on the market. Read more about it in our in-depth analysis below.
Design and Features
The Halo Rover X follows a similar design to the standard model, with an upgraded sporty outer shell. It’s capable of supporting weights up to 260 lbs. 8.5″ off-road indestructible tires result in a smooth and comfortable ride for users, capable of handling a number of terrains and environments. Compact and lightweight design combined with extreme durability makes this hoverboard to stand out.
The overall build quality of the Halo Rover X is very high. The frame is constructed from lightweight alloy, so the overall weight of this model is 32 lbs. It has IPX4 water resistance capability, meaning it vcan handle water sprays from all directions. So, you can use it from storms to snow, however we wouldn’t recommend optionally going out in these conditions. This hoverboard is extremely easy to get to grips with, featuring a beginner mode and tutorial to help get you started and Ride-Assist feature to keep riders stable and leave less room for error.
LED tail and headlights help to ensure maximum visibility both during day and night. Whilst not designed to tackle larger obstacles such as curbs, the Halo Rover X is capable of handling inclines of up to 20º, which is more than majority of similar competing models. Beside beginner mode there are normal and advanced mode for more skillful riders.
Motor, Battery, Speed and Range
Featuring a max speed of 10 mph and a range of 10 miles is possible thanks to increased motor efficiency. Powerful dual 800 W motors enables a top speed much faster than the similar models. Thanks to this power, the Halo Rover X easily handles inclines of up to 20 degrees and supports weights of up to 260 lbs!
This hoverboard uses UL 2271 Certified LG G Firesafe Lithium Ion Battery. When the battery runs out of juice you will need just 2.5 hours to fully recharge it. With battery life estimated at approx. 2 hours riding, depending on driving conditions, shows the supremacy of this hoverboard upon other models. The Halo Rover X battery features protection against over and under-voltage, short circuit and overheating. This helps ensure the safety and performance of your hoverboard.
The Halo Rover mobile app boasts a number of additional features and functions for your hoverboard. This includes speed tracking, battery life, distance traveled, map of your ride, power on and off, and much more. Furthermore, thanks to the Ride-Assist feature, the Halo Rover X always stays upright when it’s powered on.