Thrunite TN36 UT 3700 LED Flashlight

The Brightest LED Flashlights Of 2017


We all need a bright flashlight. But sometimes you need a bit more.


By more I mean an ultra bright flashlight that pretty much turns night into day.


Frighten off predators or threats and light up the path ahead with one of our tactical flashlights.


So cutting through the marketing blurb here we have our top selection of the brightest flashlights of 2016




Coming in at 7500* lumens the Acebeam X60M is by far the brightest flashlight. Rated at 10,000 lumens but several sources and owners say its more like 7500 so lets go with that number for the moment.


It will set you back around $400 but if you are looking for a super bright LED flashlight then this is the one for you.


Thrunite TN36 UT 3700 LED Flashlight

Brightest Compact Flashlight


If you are looking for something a little bit more compact then the Thrunite TN36UT is the brightest compact flashlight.


It gives off around 7300 lumens. The Thrunite runs at around $337


Some of the features of the Thrunite TN36UT

TN 36 UT CW adopts the latest CREE XHP 70 LED, which reaches 200 lm/watt, a milestone of LED technology. Moreover, TN36 UT CW is well equipped with CREE XHP 70.
1 dollar for 30 lumens compared to average 10 lumens/dollar on the market.
Advanced driver of TN 36 UT CW makes the energy efficiency up to 96.5%. With ThruNite ITC Technology, the flashlight is well protected from overheating and can be used for a long time.
30-day free replacement, 24-month free repair and lifetime limited warranty.

Brightest flashlight that uses AA batteries


If you are looking for an ultra bright flashlight that uses the standard AA type batteries then you need to check out the Nitecore EAX.


It gives out 2000 lumens powered by 8 AA batteries.


This little beauty will set you back around $200, is impact resistant to 1.5 meters and conforms to IPX-8 waterproofing standards of 1.5 meters. The nightcore is our choice for the brightest aa flashlight available today.


Some of the features of the Nitecore EAX

Brightest AA LED Flashlight
Maximum output of up to 2000 Lumens
Innovative single button two-stage switch
Constructed from aero grade aluminum alloy
Eight rapidly switchable brightness modes
Up to 800 hours of runtime

The Brightest Keychain Flashlight


The Titan Plus keychain flashlight is an ultra bright 300 lumens LED light that runs on a single 18650 battery. It has three main settings – the full 300 lumens, a secondary 75 lumens medium setting and a low 15 lumens.


There are no intense hot spots on the beam no matter the setting and you adjust the brightness by simply twisting the head.


Constructed of nickel plated brass that is scratch and corrosion proof this light is rugged but small enough to keep in your pocket or hang off your keychain.

the brightest keychain flashlight

Some of the features of the Titan Plus

Uses 1 Rechargeable AAA NiMH Battery (included)
Proprietary MaxVision Beam Reflector
Quick-Detach Tailcap with Keychain ring
Nickel-plated brass body construction

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