Best Flashlight

May 23, 2011, by Ken Jorgustin

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There is hardly a doubt that a first prep item for most people is a flashlight, and most everyone already has at least one. If you are in the market for an additional flashlight, or wonder what is the best flashlight, we scoured one of the popular online retailers to discover the most reviewed, highly rated, best selling flashlights in various price categories.

UPDATE: Best Flashlight 2014

There are many criteria and varying use-case scenarios which will affect your purchase decisions, but it is helpful to see which model flashights are selling the most, those with the highest reviews, and those in particular price ranges.

Many of us have quite a number of flashlights, each with their own specific purpose. Consider features like size, brightness, style, tactical, handheld, head-mount, free standing, bulb type, LED, battery type, lumens, reflector type, color, weatherproof, shockproof, etc…

 

BEST FLASHLIGHT UNDER $25

The best selling flashlight for $25 or less, rated with 4-Star reviews or better, overall
Dorcy 41-4750 180 Lumen High Flux LED Cyber Light Flashlight with Batteries

 

BEST FLASHLIGHT $25 – $50

The best selling flashlight between $25 – $50, rated with 4-Star reviews or better, overall
Streamlight 88031 Protac Tactical Flashlight

 

BEST FLASHLIGHT $50 – $100

The best selling flashlight between $55 – $100, rated with 4-Star reviews or better, overall
Fenix LD20 205 Lumen LED Flashlight

 

BEST FLASHLIGHT $100 – $200

The best selling flashlight between $100 – $200, rated with 4-Star reviews or better, overall
Fenix TK40 High Performance Cree LED Flashlight, Maximum 630 Lumens

 

BEST FLASHLIGHT ABOVE $200

The best selling flashlight over $200, rated at 4.5 stars
Coast HP21R Focusing Rechargeable 1326 Lumen LED Flashlight