Sunday, June 11, 2017

Review: Zanflare F1 (Cree XP-L V6) powerful 1240 lumen, high quality flashlight

- excellent fit and finish with a premium feel
- rugged construction (IPX-8, 2m wr, HAIII hard-anodized finish)
- nice gift box, good English manual
- plenty of accessories (pocket clip, lanyard loop, belt holster, 2 spare o-rings, USB cable)
- on/off tail switch prevents unwanted turning on, separate side switch for modes
- window breaker tip
- tail stands
- USB charging with indicator LED (red -> green)
- the micro USB port is well protected by the screw-on collar
- mode memory
- strobe modes can't be accessed accidentaly
- low voltage warning (by flashing)
- reverse polarity protection
- versatile output modes (from 1 lm moonlight to 1240 lm flare)
- pleasent neutral white color temperature (4500-5000K)

While taking the beam shots I knocked it down from the porch and it landed 4 meters below on the lawn. I washed it under the tap and it was like new. :)

- the belt holster is not so convenient to use
- bigger sized than the average 18650 battery flashlights

You can buy the Zanflare F1 at GearBest: ***HERE***
More Zanflare products: ***HERE***
Use the coupon code "LED8OFF" for an additional discount.

Well protected micro USB charging port under the collar.
Don't forget to turn on the light during charging. The indicator LED
 will turn into green from red when it's done.

Size comparison
Zanflare F1, Convoy S2+, On The Road M3 (review here):
You can buy them at GearBest: 
***HERE*** Convoy S2+
***HERE*** On The Road M3

Nitecore NU30 headlamp and Zanflare F1:
You can buy the Nitecore NU30 at GearBest: ***HERE***

Neoprene belt holster:
Window breaker tip:
Beam shots, the far end is about 100 m:

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