Best 18650 Flashlight reviews

18650 reviews

Top 18650 flashlight brands

A lot of people want to know what brand flashlight is best to get. Besides the safety of these flashlight, it's probably much more important to choose the right 'type'. We are talking about Throw, EDC, Tactical, Keychain or a hybrid between a few of them.

18650 EDC flashlights are some of the most common and most popular flashlights because of their compact size and amazing power. They also are significantly more powerful than other rechargeable types of flashlight batteries, including AA and AAA batteries. An 18650 flashlight allows you to increase the brightness by 3 times, when compared to NiMH-based (D, C, AA, and AAA) flashlights with the same number of batteries. And because of this, 18650 batteries are also some of the most cost-effective batteries to own. 18650 flashlights are also very affordable these days, so price doesn't have to be a factor.

Some of the most popular brands are: Acebeam, Astrolux, Convoy, Fenix, Olight, Lumintop, Nitecore and Sofirn.

How do I choose a 18650 light?

Like I mentioned above, it is important to make sure why you want to use the flashlight. Do you want to store it in your car, keep it for around the house, or have it on you the whole time. Do you want to have long battery life, shine far, blind an intruder, or just have something powerful in your pocket? Do you want 3 modes, 10 modes, ramping mode, a lock-out feature, warm white, cold white beam, strobe, tactical? There are just too many variables.

There is not 1 answer to all these questions. Read the reviews of the flashlights that look the most interesting to you, and then decide what is important for you, in your situation.

When you know what type of flashlight you are after, check out our buyer's guides: . They should give you the best options for each category.

In each category, we’ve identified one or two of the best options available. We’ve reviewed them extensively to deliver you a list of the best options.


You’ve seen the best of the best, now we’re here to find the best of the rest. Here you’ll find our 18650 flashlight reviews, updated frequently, to help you make the right purchasing decisions.

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