Xiaomi loves perfection in everything. Even when it works on an appliance it tries to make it flawless. Probably, we can say the same for the Xiaomi portable LED flashlight announced a few days back. This product has been made for those people who like long trips and small adventures. So everything on this LED flashlight has been designed with one purpose in mind –to help its owner on various occasions he/she can appear.
How many lumens do you need for a good led flashlight?
Many think 100 Lumens are usually enough for a flashlight, and those who need flashlights for camping, military needs, or just for fun should focus on products with 1000 to 10000 lumens. But the truth is it depends on how you are going to use it. Say, high output isn’t everything because it will drain the battery the way faster. So it turns out the output range should be below 300 lumens when it comes to everyday use. Plus, it depends on the environment it will be used.
It turns out the battery and the output range should be discussed simultaneously. As for the Xiaomi portable LED flashlight, it can reach a maximum power of 3W and 240 lumens. Plus, there is a built-in Panasonic or LG 3350mAh lithium-ion battery supporting up to 216 minutes of bright lighting. This battery also supports an intelligent temperature control function, which can automatically reduce the brightness to adjust the temperature. Say, when you keep it turned on for a long time, the LED flashlight will identify the best brightness and temperature for a safer use.
At last, the battery of this portable flashlight can be used as a powerbank. There is a USB port on the bottom that allows users to charge their smartphones via it. It supports the 5V / 1A charging.
How to you choose the best LED flashlight?
Actually, there are a few features you should look at when searching for the best portable LED flashlight. The latter should provide stable performance at high reliability, it should be easy-to-carry, waterproof, and the flashlight should come with some power-saving options. As for the Xiaomi portable LED flashlight, it comes with many of those features. This product is made of aluminum. So it’s supposed to work in any conditions. It is very comfortable to carry, as the flashlight comes with dimensions of 120.2 x 25.5 x 25.5mm and weighs only 103.7 grams.
However, the selling point of this flashlight is the support for 11 modes of adjustable brightness. It has variable lumen control, which is adjusted by a ring around its body. It allows switching anywhere from very dim lighting to its maximum brightness. This is a very useful feature, as different applications call for different lumens and levels of brightness – from close-distance reading to long-range illumination. That’s why its battery provides from 12 to 3.6 hours of use depending on the brightness level.
At last, the Xiaomi portable LED flashlight supports an SOS function, which can be implemented by pressing the button for three times. The SOS signal can be seen from several meters.
This amazing flashlight is now available at $15.99 (Coupon: XMILED), which is a great pricing if taking into account it has been made by a top brand that pays attention to any detail.