Hypervolt GO vs Hypervolt Go 2

In this Hypervolt GO vs Hypervolt Go 2 review, we will compare the two mini massage guns from the Irvine, California-based company that is trusted by professional sports leagues and athletes around the globe.

Both designed to help you release stress and tension while on the road, they come with the same ergonomic handle and interchangeable heads. So should you stick with the Hypervolt GO, or do the changes made to the Hypervolt Go 2 make it the better choice?

This side-by-side comparison will help you find out.

Hypervolt GO

Hypervolt GO Massage Gun

Hypervolt Go 2

Hypervolt Go 2 Massage Gun

Stall Force

15.0 lbs

40.0 lbs

Battery Life

Up to 2.5 hours

Up to 3 hours

Adjustable Speed

2400 to 3200 ppm, 3 levels

2200 to 3200, 3 levels

Working Noise

Up to 55 dB

Up to 60 dB

Attachments

2

2

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Comparison: Hypervolt GO vs Hypervolt Go 2

Amplitude

With an amplitude of 10 mm each, the Hypervolt GO and the Hypervolt Go 2 are a great choice for a relaxing, surface-level massage experience. If you are looking for a more percussive treatment, however, you will want to look for a device with a stroke length of at least 12 mm.

Winner: Draw

10 mm

10 mm

Force

According to Hyperice, the brushless high-torque motor inside of the Hypervolt Go 2 has a stall force of 40 lbs. This would put it in an area close to the bigger Hypervolt 2 and is a number significantly higher than the Hypervolt GO, which reaches its limits at around 15 lbs.

Winner: Hypervolt Go 2

15.0 lbs

40.0 lbs

Frequency & Speed Levels

While the Hypervolt GO can go from 2,400 up to 3,200 percussions per minute (ppm), the Hypervolt Go 2 offers slightly more flexibility with a range of 2,220 to 3,200 ppm. Both devices come with a total of three speed settings.

Winner: Hypervolt Go 2

2400 to 3200 ppm, 3 levels

2200 to 3200 ppm, 3 levels

Connectivity

Unlike the Hypervolt 2 and Hypervolt 2 Pro, the two mini massage guns can not be connected to the Hyperice app. But while it is not possible to have the app track your sessions or control the massager for you, the instructional videos still make the app worth the download.

Winner: Draw

No

No

Hypervolt GO vs Hypervolt Go 2 Video Comparison

Battery

Despite being the more powerful device of the two, the Hypervolt Go 2 runs for up to three hours compared to about 2.5 hours for the Hypervolt GO. That said, with each treatment session only taking a few minutes, both massagers should get you through several days on one charge.

Winner: Hypervolt Go 2

Up to 2.5 hours

Up to 3 hours

Noise

Thanks to Hyperice’s QuietGlide technology, the Hypervolt GO causes only 55 decibels (dB) of noise on the highest speed level. Although the Hypervolt Go 2 maxes out at a slightly higher 60 dB, you can still use both in the office or other public spaces without disturbing those around you.

Winner: Hypervolt GO

Up to 55 dB

Up to 60 dB

Hypervolt Go 2 Video Review

Attachments & Accessoires

To allow you to personalize the massage experience, the Hypervolt GO and the Hypervolt Go 2 include two interchangeable head attachments and are compatible with other Hypervolt massage heads. You also get a charger with three adapters for international use – but no carrying case.

Winner: Draw

2 massage heads

2 massage heads

Weight & Dimensions

In the final round of this Hypervolt GO vs Hypervolt Go 2 comparison, we will have a quick look at the weight and dimensions of the two devices. While they do have a similar weight of 1.5 lbs (0.68 kg), the Hypervolt GO takes up less space in your bag, strictly speaking.

Winner: Hypervolt GO

1.5 lbs, 5.5 x 7.3 x 2.0 in

1.5 lbs, 6.7 x 7.3 x 2.0 in

Conclusion: Hypervolt GO vs Hypervolt Go 2

If you are looking for a portable massage gun to quickly sweep across your forearms and neck in the office, you can’t go wrong with the Hypervolt GO. Not only does its’ battery have enough juice to get you through the week, but it is also very quiet in operation and now sells at a discount.

Athletes, on the other hand, will definitely appreciate the additional power of the Hypervolt Go 2. Surfing legend Kelly Slater and professional golfer and PGA Tour player Tony Finau have already included it in their warm-up and recovery routines, and other athletes will surely follow.

Hypervolt GO

Hypervolt GO Massage Gun

Hypervolt Go 2

Hypervolt Go 2 Massage Gun

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