Acebeam M10 224lm In-depth review, Pros and Cons

Cree XP-G3 LED
224 lm output
1520 cd intensity
1 x AA battery

The Acebeam M10 (M10) released in 2017. It uses Cree XP-G3 LED, OP reflector and 1 x AA battery. The powerful emitter in this flashlight provides up to 224 lm output, 1520 cd intensity, and a beam distance of 78 m.

The M10 flashlight is an essential tools for emergency preparedness. In disasters or blackouts, when electricity is unavailable, a flashlight is crucial. It helps you navigate dark areas. This light has 3 modes of lighting. This flashlight does not have memory function.

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We base the specifications below on the official data published by the manufacturer, while also considering user reviews. If you found an error or something lacking in the specifications for the Acebeam M10, then tell us.

Acebeam M10 (M10) specifications

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This flashlight can fit in pockets, backpacks, or glove compartments. You can carry it wherever you go.


Weight20 g
Length94 mm
Head diameter17.1 mm
Materialaluminium alloy with HAIII hard-anodized finish
bright green
desert tan

The flashlight weighs 20 g. It is lightweight and easy to handle for most people. The length of a flashlight can affect how it feels in your hand and how you can grip and maneuver it. The aluminium body of the M10 has a reputation for being durable and strong. It offers excellent resistance to impacts, scratches, and corrosion. The HAIII process makes a hard and wear-resistant surface on the aluminum. This makes it more resistant to scratches, abrasions, and impacts. The M10 flashlight presents an extensive selection of vibrant colors: black, bright green, desert tan, gold, olive, red, silver.


EmitterCree XP-G3 LED
Color temperature6500 K
Lenstoughtened AR coated glass
Switchmechanical rear

Lighting professionals trust Cree LEDs. Cree LEDs have gained a strong reputation for quality and performance. The color temperature choice depends on the light's use and personal taste. The M10 has an orange peel (OP) textured reflector. Orange peel reflectors have smoother beams. The coating is thin and applied to the lens surface. It cuts reflections and boosts light transmission. Mechanical switches are usually robust. They resist wear and tear and work in many environments. The rear switch allows for quick and easy momentary or constant-on activation. It enables rapid response and tactical moves.


Flux224 lm
Intensity1520 cd
Throw78 m
CD/LM factor6.79

224 lm can provide a decent amount of brightness and be suitable for many everyday tasks. 1520 cd can make things quite bright. It's enough for many everyday tasks. The throw is the distance in meters at which the flashlight produces a light intensity of 0.25 lux. The candela per lumen (cd/lm) ratio can be used to determine if a flashlight has a spot or flood type beam.


Modes3 modes
Mode memoryno
Ramping modeno

A flashlight's modes are different output settings or brightness levels. They can be chosen to meet different needs and preferences.


Battery1 x AA battery
Battery indicatorno
Charger portno
Thermal regulationno

The M10 flashlight utilizes 1 x AA battery as its power source. The M10 cannot charge batteries. You may need an external charger to keep your battery going. Use a protected battery. This flashlight lacks low voltage protection (LVP). This light does not have temperature control feature. The "8" in the IPx8 rating means the highest level of protection. It is against water ingress.


Package contents2 x spare o-rings

The clip provides flexibility in how you carry your flashlight. Instead of searching for matching O-rings, having spare O-rings allows quick fixes.

According to the ANSI/NEMA FL1 Standard, we measure the performance of the Acebeam M10 flashlight 30 seconds after switching on the light. The ANSI/NEMA FL1 2009 Standard is a set of flashlight performance guidelines.

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