Fenix HP16R (2021) review

Luminus SST40 LED, Cree XP-G3 S4 LED, Everlight 2835 Red LED
1300 lm output
16933 cd intensity
1 x ARB-LP3000 Li-Ion battery pack

The Fenix HP16R (HP16R) released in 2021. It uses Luminus SST40 LED, Cree XP-G3 S4 LED, Everlight 2835 Red LED, SMO reflector and 1 x ARB-LP3000 Li-Ion battery pack. The powerful emitter in this headlamp provides up to 1300 lm output, 16933 cd intensity, and a beam distance of 260 m.

This light has 4 + 3 + 2 modes of lighting. The memory function is a nice feature, the light will remember the last used mode. The HP16R flashlight is rechargeable easily via USB port.

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Fenix HP16R (HP16R) specifications

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Weight216 g
Length62 mm
Head diameter32 mm
Dimensions62 x 47 x 32 mm
Materialaluminium alloy


The emitter of HP16R manufactured by Luminus, a US-based LED manufacturer. The emitter of HP16R manufactured by Cree, a US-based LED manufacturing company. The HP16R has a smooth reflector. The properly focused smooth reflector gives you a more cohesive hotspot and therefore throws better.

EmitterLuminus SST40 LED, Cree XP-G3 S4 LED, Everlight 2835 Red LED
Color temperature6500 K
Switchdual electronic top


The throw is the calculated 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. Well-focused spot beams can be over 100 cd/lm, tactical flashlights are typically between 20-100 cd/lm, and work lights are less than 10 cd/lm.

Flux1300 lm
Intensity16933 cd
Throw260 m
CD/LM factor13.03


The HP16R has mode memory. Mode memory means that the light will remember the mode you were using when the light was last turned off, and when you turn it on again.

Modes4 + 3 + 2 modes
Mode memoryyes
Ramping modeno


The battery indicator lets you know when the battery is low, charging, or fully charged. This flashlight can charge the battery with an integrated charger, and it works with any USB power source. This flashlight has a built-in low voltage protection (LVP) to prevent damage to the cell from over-discharge, so protected cells are not necessary. The built-in thermal control automatically adjusts brightness output to prevent overheating.

Battery1 x ARB-LP3000 Li-Ion battery pack
Battery indicatoryes
Charger portUSB Type-C
Thermal regulationyes
Impact resistance2 m
Specialsflood- and spotlight
red light


It comes with a battery. The battery must be fully charged before you first use your HP16R. The clip is useful to keep the light secured in your pocket.

Package contents3 cable clips
4 helmet hooks
ARB-LP3000 battery pack
USB Type-C cable
spare o-ring

The performance of the Fenix HP16R flashlight is measured according to the ANSI / NEMA FL1 Standard 30 seconds after switching the light on. The ANSI/NEMA FL1 2009 Standard is a set of flashlight performance guidelines.

The specifications above are based on the official data published by the manufacturer, but we also take user reviews into consideration. If you found an error or something lacking in the specifications above for the Fenix HP16R, then don’t hesite and signal the problem to us.

Fenix HP16R (HP16R) pictures

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