Flashlight News

Interesting (new) flashlights in 2021 + announcements

Every month we will announce some exciting new products in the flashlight industry. 

2021 April


REVIEWS

New and upcoming reviews:

  • Sofirn BLF LT1 (green) (reviewed by Gabriel)
  • Fenix LR50R (Reviewed by Gabriel)
  • Astrolux EA01 (Reviewed by Nick)
  • Fenix TK16 v2 (Review in progress, by Nick)
  • Fenix E-light (Review in progress, by Nick)
  • Astrolux EA02 (promised)
  • Sofirn TF84 (review in progress, by Owen)
  • Wurkkos TS30 (reviewed by Peter)
  • Wuben H3 (reviewed by Marco)
  • Manker E03 II (review in progress, by Marco)
  • Olight Warrior X PRO desert sunset (reviewed by Marco)
  • Armytek Wizard C2 PRO (Review in progress, by Marco)
  • Cyansky H3 (en route to Dave)
  • Acebeam K30-GT (reviewed by Dave)
  • Lumintop G1 (en route to Dave)
  • Lumintop D1 (en route to Dave)
  • Promotheus Ti Beta (promised)

NEWS

We just published our 200th review!!!!!!

New Sales

2021 March


REVIEWS

New and upcoming reviews:

  • Nextool ED20 (lost in shipment since December 2020)
  • Nitecore Tini 2 (reviewed by Owen)
  • Fireflies T1R NOV-MU (reviewed by Gabriel)
  • Sofirn LT1 brown (review in progress, by Gabriel)
  • Fenix LR50R (promised)
  • Fenix TK16 v2 (promised)
  • Fenix E-light (promised)
  • Cyansky P25 (review in progress, by Dave)
  • Cyansky M3 (review in progress, by Dave)
  • Cyansky H3 (en route to Dave)
  • Acebeam K30-GT (review in progress, by Dave)
  • Astrolux EA02 (promised)
  • Sofirn TF84 (en route to Owen)
  • Manker E03 II (review in progress, by Marco)
  • Imalent R30C (reviewed by Nick)
  • Wurkkos TS30 (review in progress, by Peter)
  • Wurkkos TS30S (reviewed by Peter)
  • Astrolux EA01 (review in progress, by Nick)
  • Wuben H3 (review in progress, by Marco)
  • Baivic V4+ Titanium (reviewed by Marco)
  • Nitecore MH25S (reviewed by Marco)
  • Nitecore P30i (reviewed by Marco)
  • Maxtoch Xsword L2K 2021 edition (reviewed by Marco)
  • Olight S1R Baton 3 (reviewed by Marco)

NEWS

New flashlights:

2021 February


REVIEWS

New and upcoming reviews:

2021 January


REVIEWS

New and upcoming reviews:

NEWS

New flashlights:

  • Acebeam W50

  • Fireflies NOV-Mu 21* Nichia E21A

    • LED: 21*E21A 4500K / 2000K
    • Available in Desert tan and Black
    • Battery: 1*21700
    • USB-C charger

 

News:

2020 December


REVIEWS

New and upcoming reviews:

NEWS

New flashlights:

  • Noctigon K9.3 / 9.3

    • 9 LEDs and 3 Leds
    • No more details yet
  • Jetbeam E1

    • 2 versions: 1 XPL LED, 4*XPG
    • Titanium
    • 18350 / 16340
    • Price $255
    • Only at Banggood
  • Manker MK37

    • SBT90.2
    • TIR optics
    • 3*18650
  • RovyVon S2 (Seagull)

    • Rovyvon Seagull S2 CREE XHP 70.2 LEDs for flood and spotlight, Max 10000 lumens
    • Max 600 meters of beam distance
    • CREE XP-E2 for Red (S2 Elite) or Amber (S2 Premium) light
    • CREE XP-G3 4700K for side white lights, good for camping
    • Easy UI to switch between spot, flood, and side LEDs, lock and unlock feature.
    • Digital display to check the remaining battery and charging status
    • 10000mAh battery (Proprietary 21700 batteries included for best performance)
    • Built-in USB-C port on the battery, charging easier and get backup
    • Compatible with normal 21700 and 18650 batteries, just switch to Normal Battery mode
    • USB-C/Type-C charging port, support PD Quick Charge, max 30W input
    • Strong magnetic tail
  • Astrolux WP1 (LEP flashlight)

    • The Astrolux WP1 is an LEP flashlight (Laser flashlight) with the following specs. ( I think they will change in the next few weeks)
      • Max output: 480 lumens
      • Throw distance: 1000 meters
      • 1*21700
      • Rotary ring
      • Low-Med-High-Strobe-SOS
      • Looks like any regular Tactical flashlight.
  • Astrolux WP2 (LEP flashlight)

    • The Astrolux WP2 has a much wider head than the WP1, and would therefore throw farther
      • Max output; 480 lumens
      • Max throw distance: 2300 meters
      • 1*21700 battery
      • Rotary ring
      • Low-Med-High, Strobe, SOS
  • Acebeam camo colors

    • Acebeam is going non-black coatings
  • Jetbeam RRT M1X LEP FLASHLIGHT

  • Jetbeam RRT M2S LEP FLASHLIGHT

2020 November


REVIEWS

New and upcoming reviews:

  • Acebeam L18 (Review in progress, by Nick)
  • Lumintop X9L (Review in progress, by Owen)
  • Nitecore MH12S (Review in progress, by Owen)
  • Nitecore TSL10i  (Review in progress, by Owen)
  • Magicshine MOH55 (Reviewed by Nick)
  • Magicshine MTL40 (Reviewed by  Peter)
  • Niwalker E2S (review in progress, by Peter)
  • Powertac E9R-G4 (Reviewed, by Gabriel)
  • Wuben H1 (Reviewed by Gabriel)
  • Lumintop GT3 (en route to Marco)
  • Lumintop GT Nano?
  • Boruit C8 (Review in progress, by Marco)
  • Olight Warrior Mini Titanium (reviewed by Marco)
  • Olight Odin Mini (reviewed by Nick)
  • Olight Marauder 2 (en route to Marco)
  • Astrolux FT02S
  • Astrolux FT03 Copper
  • MicroFire Excalibur H20 (Reviewed by Marco)
  • MicroFire H8 (Review in progress, by Marco)

NEWS

New giveaway started: CLOSED

New flashlights:

  • Olight Marauder 2

    • Max output: 14,000 lumens
    • Flood light +  dedicated thrower setting
    • Max throw distance: 800 meters
    • 54Wh battery pack built-in
    • Max runtime: 59 hours
    • Built-in Powerbank
    • Dial for output selection
  • Jetbeam RRT2 SST70

    • LED: Luminus SST70
    • Max output: 2080 lm
    • Max beam distance: 322 meters
    • Max beam intensity: 26010 cd
    • Battery: 1*21700
    • Special: Magnetic Control ring
  • Astrolux FT03 and FT03S Copper!

    • SBT90.2
    • Max output: 4500 lm
    • Max beam distance: 1428 meters
    • Max beam intensity: 510kcd
    • Special: Copper!!!
  • Astrolux FT02S

    • 4*XHP50.2
    • Max output: 11,000 lumens
    • 26650 / 21700 / 18650
    • Anduril UI
    • Special: 10K+ lumen flashlight
  • Lumintop GT3

    • $130 ????
    • 18,000 lumens
    • 3*XHP70.2
    • 18,000 lumens for only $130? This could be one of the most interesting flashlights of 2020? But who knows how it can handle the heat.
    • Special: 18,000 lumens for only $130?
    • More info: Lumintop GT3 review

2020 October


REVIEWS

New and upcoming reviews:

2020 September


REVIEWS

New and upcoming reviews:

NEWS

New flashlights:

  • Nextorch T10L

    • LEP Flashlight
    • Max output 500 lumens
    • Max distance 1100 meters
    • 3 modes + strobe
    • 21700 battery with USB-C port
  • Haikelite HK90

    • Max output: 18,000 lm
    • Max beam distance: 2000 meters
    • 3*21700
    • USB-C charging
    • 3* Luminus SBT90.2
    • More info on the Haikelite HK90
  • Acebeam H17

    • 3 x Samsung LH351D CRI≥90 6000K
    • 3 x Nichia 219C CRI≥90
    • TIR (Total Internal Reflection) optic lens
    • Powered by one rechargeable USB 18350 Li-ion battery
    • 97mm (Length) x 24.3mm (Head Diameter) x 24mm (Tube Diameter)
    • 43.8g(1.54oz.) w/o battery; 70.2g(2.48oz.) w/ battery
    • Can be used as a L-shape mini flashlight with gold plated clip
    • Magnetic tail cap design allows for quick attach to any metal surfaces
    • Easy one switch operation
    • Sweat-channelling, reflective headband
    • More info here: https://www.acebeam.com/h17-headlamp
  • Niwalker ES2

    • Flashlight with additional LED component replacements. Very cool idea
    • It is a dual-head, which means you can add 2 different LED components.
    • Really intuitive idea. Love it
    • The flashlight housing is about $80 (including some LEDs)  and each LED component is about $9 and $30 separately

 

2020 August


REVIEWS

New and upcoming reviews:

NEWS

New flashlights:

  • no new interesting flashlights announced

 

Flashlight Manufacturers

Interesting news will be reported here about well-known flashlight manufacturers and also about smaller exclusive builders.

Here is a list of Flashlight manufacturers.

  • Acebeam

  • Astrolux,

  • Armytek

  • Convoy

  • Eagletac

  • Emisar

  • Fenix

  • Imalent

  • Jetbeam

  • Klarus light

  • Lumintop

  • Manker

  • Nitecore

  • Olight

  • Sunwayman

  • Surefire

  • Thorfire

  • Wuben

Smaller flashlight companies/brands/builders

  • Malkoff

  • Okluma

  • Oveready

  • Polarion

  • Promotheus

  • Reylight

  • Sinner

 Olight Sales + Maxtoch deal