What is a Handheld Spotlight?
A handheld spotlight is a powerful flashlight and a great tool to keep in your roadside emergency kit in case your car breaks down. The brightness of a handheld spotlight is measured in lumens (lm). A lumen is equal to the light from a lit candle at a distance of 1 foot. The specific brightness of the spotlight depends on the individual product, with options ranging from 500 lumens to over 6,000 lumens. Brighter spotlights make it easier to see nearby objects, but they also have the effect of increasing the visible range of the spotlight, which can be called beam casting. They can also be used for more general use on the job site, or when you're out into nature for camping, hiking, fishing, climbing, or boating. These spotlights usually have a brighter light and wider beam than regular flashlights, illuminating a wide area.
How to Choose a Handheld Spotlight?
And Olight has this series of lights, before making a product selection, please consider the use of spotlights. If you want to take it on a boat, then a waterproof product is best, but if it's being used in the workplace, durability should be a top priority. Browse these top options to find the best handheld spotlight.
1. Energy saving: LED lamps of the same power only consume 10% of incandescent lamps, which are more energy efficient than fluorescent lamps.
2. Long service life: LED bulbs can work for 50,000 hours, which is longer than fluorescent lamps and incandescent lamps.
3. Dimmability: The previous dimmers have always been aimed at incandescent lamps, and the lamps are red when dimming; the dimmers of fluorescent lamps are difficult to see, which is the main reason why dimming technology has not been developed for many years ; LED can be dimmed again, the light and dark light are the same color (the color temperature is basically unchanged), which is obviously better than incandescent dimming.
4. Can be switched frequently: LED life is calculated according to the lighting time. Even if it is switched on and off thousands of times per second, it will not affect the life of the LED. For decoration and other occasions, LED lights have absolute advantages.
5. Rich colors: there are positive white light, warm white light, red, green, blue and other colors. Whether it's a small lantern or a neon light next to the living room headlights, they're all bright.
6. Low calorific value: Like spotlights, many 220V incandescent lamps fail in a few days because of heat. Although the calorific value of the 12V halogen spotlight is lower than that of the 220V spotlight, the brightness of the 12V halogen spotlight cannot reach the nominal value due to insufficient transformer power. With LED spotlights, you can work for a long time without a transformer.
Our top pick：
This list of top products was selected based on the important factors above, including durability, bulb type, brightness and overall value, to help you find the best handheld spotlight for your next camping trip with friends or family.
1. Warrior 3
Warrior 3 is a spotlight, a smooth reflector will reflect the beam farther, we can see this reflector on a flashlight, it casts a very concentrated light. It is mostly used for hunting, search, rescue, military tactics, etc.
It is a dual-switch straight tactical flashlight with class-leading features. Its cool white LED, paired with the TIR optic lens, delivers up to 2,300 lumens, which is much brighter than the previous M2R Pro Warrior. It features 6 output settings including an energy-saving moonlight mode and a deterring strobe mode. You can select a suitable setting on demand using the side switch. For tactical operation, the dual-stage tail switch allows quick and easy access to the most important settings. The tail-cap is also upgraded for compatibility with an optional dual-button remote switch to control it as a WML. Powered by a 5000mAh 21700 battery, the Warrior 3 conveniently recharges via an MCC3 USB magnetic charging cable. The 4-level battery and brightness indicators around the side switch always keep you informed about its status. In addition, its heavy-duty clip and rugged pouch provide multiple carry options. The Warrior 3 is ideal for any mission where an ultra-bright tactical light is vital.
Higher Performance: A cool white LED, paired with the TIR optic lens, increases its output to 2,300 lumens from the previous 1,800 lumens.
Dual Switches: A side switch to select 6 different modes during daily use, and a dual-stage tail switch for tactical operation.
Visualized Indicators: 4-level battery and brightness level indicators around the switch which can be read at a single glance.
New Tailcap: The tail-cap is re-engineered to support the optional dual-button magnetic remote switch for professional users.
Magnetic Charging: Powered by a 5000mAh 21700 battery, rechargeable via an MCC3 USB magnetic charging cable.
Tactical Details: Tough aluminum body, strike bezel, heavy-duty pocket clip and rugged pouch, all of which are optimal for tactical purposes.
2. Warrior X Turbo
The Warrior X Turbo is also a powerful spotlight, with a large reflector diameter and a long reflector body, which reflects light far away and is focused lighting.
It is a new tactical thrower that produces a far-reaching light beam. In its compact size, the Warrior X Turbo delivers a max output of 1,100 lumens, a max throw of 1,000 meters, and enjoys a max runtime of 12.5 hours. It carries on various features of the Warrior X series. The simple and aggressive design asserts its tactical identity. The magnetic tail switch also serves as the connection port for the magnetic charging cable and the magnetic remote pressure switch. Moreover, the tail-cap is reshaped to fit the remote pressure switch more securely. With great performance and rich accessories, the Warrior X Turbo is an ideal lighting tool for hunting, search and rescue, law enforcement, and outdoor activities.
Super-Far Throw: It is able to deliver 1,100 lumens and a super far-reaching throw of 1,000 meters.
Long Runtime: Powered by a 5000mAh 21700 battery, it enjoys a max runtime of 12.5 hours.
New Tailcap: The upgraded tail-cap, the same as that of Odin, fits well with the push-to-lock remote pressure switch.
Classic Tactical Traits: It features tactical rings, a minimalist two-step tail switch, vibration power indicator, etc.
Versatile: It delivers an ultra-far throw from a compact body, and enjoys rich accessories, thus applicable in more scenarios such as hunting and rescue.
Marauder 2 is a flashlight with both spotlight and floodlight functions. One of the principles it combines is to adjust the focal length and switch between spotlight and floodlight by adjusting the distance between the convex lens and the lamp bead. Its low beam luminous flux of up to 14,000 lumens is not only suitable for indoor, but also suitable for hunting occasions.
The Predator 2 is OLIGHT's first high-performance rechargeable LED flashlight that uses a combination of a total internal reflection lens and a convex lens. The product is designed with far and near light separation, providing 2 kinds of light sources, and 7 levels of output brightness. The high beam range can reach 800 meters, and the low beam luminous flux can reach 14,000 lumens. The newly upgraded USB-C interface has a charging and discharging power of up to 30W, which can realize two-way fast charging. The product also has more user-friendly designs, with a 7-level display instrument panel, a rotating charging interface protective cover, a 270-degree rubber-coated barrel, and a hidden lanyard to enhance the user experience in an all-around way. Reliable product performance, user-friendly detailed design, and complete product accessories allow the Predator 2 to be widely used in outdoor, assembly, search and rescue, law enforcement and other occasions that require long-term, high-brightness output.
Ultra-high output: The performance of the Predator 2 has been improved again on the basis of the X7R, outputting 14,000 lumens of low beam and 800 meters of long beam.
Separation of far and near: independent double lens combination, TIR lens is used to provide wide-range, short-range low beam illumination; convex lens is used to provide small beam, long-distance high-beam illumination.
Two-way fast charging: USB-C interface charging and discharging power up to 30W, fast charging and discharging. The product has a built-in 54Wh rechargeable lithium battery to ensure a stable output of up to 59 hours.
Innovative buttons: 3D wheel button is used, turn the wheel to increase or decrease the brightness, press the wheel button to turn on or off, more anti-mistouch design, easy and fast operation; independent high beam / low beam toggle switch, push back and forth Switch the light source.