FlashlightChart.com
Fitorch

Fitorch P20RGT 1180lm flashlight review: Pros and Cons

Cree XP-L LED
1180 lm output
18600 cd intensity
1 x 18650 Li-Ion battery

The Fitorch P20RGT flashlight released in 2019. It uses Cree XP-L LED, SMO reflector and 1 x 18650 Li-Ion battery. The powerful emitter in this flashlight provides up to 1180 lm output, 18600 cd intensity, and a beam distance of 273 m.

Table of Contents

The content of this article reflects our own experiences and viewpoints. We aim to offer insights on a topic, and we hope others find it helpful and motivating. Additionally, we make every effort to provide accurate and comprehensive coverage. If you found an error or something lacking in the specifications for the Fitorch P20RGT, then tell us.

Fitorch P20RGT / P20RGT

The P20RGT is a powerful and reliable flashlight. It has impressive illumination and durable construction. It is an exceptional lighting tool, it works in many situations and environments. This light has 4 modes of lighting. You don't have to cycle through many modes to find what you want. The P20RGT's mode memory makes the flashlight start in your preferred or needed mode. The strobe function produces a high-frequency flashing light pattern. It disorients or distracts potential threats or aggressors. This USB rechargeable flashlight eliminates the need for disposable batteries. It offers a cheaper and more eco-friendly solution.

Fitorch P20RGT specifications

BrandFitorch
NameP20RGT
TypeP20RGT
Rating
Rated 3 / 5 based on 1405 user votes.
Launch2019
Formflashlight

Flashlights are unlike ambient or overhead lights. They let you aim the light where you need it.

Fitorch P20RGT / 2

Body, materials, weight, colors

Weight97 g
Length143.5 mm
Body diameter25.4 mm
Head diameter25.4 mm
Materialaluminium alloy with HAIII hard-anodized finish
Colorsblack

The P20RGT is small, compact, and designed for ultra-portability. Consider the length of the flashlight. It should fit comfortably in your chosen way to carry it. The aluminium body of the P20RGT has excellent thermal conductivity. This means it can effectively dissipate heat generated by the flashlight's components. The body of P20RGT flashlight treated with a Type III hard-anodized, anti-abrasive finish. The P20RGT flashlight comes in a stylish black color.

Fitorch P20RGT / 3

System, LED, lens, reflector

EmitterCree XP-L LED
Color temperature6500 K
ReflectorSMO
Lenstoughtened AR coated glass
Switchelectronic side, mechanical 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 smooth reflector creates a well-defined hotspot at the center. This hotspot provides a concentrated beam for long-range use. The AR coating reduces the loss of light due to reflections, allowing more light to pass through the lens.

The P20RGT flashlight has multiple switch options. They can be useful, adding versatility and convenience to using the flashlight. Some flashlights with electronic switches have programmable features. They allow users to customize the behavior of the flashlight. Mechanical switches are usually robust. They resist wear and tear and work in many environments. The rear switch of the P20RGT is usually operated with the thumb or finger. This makes it easy to reach and use.

Fitorch P20RGT / 1

Performance, flux, intensity, throw

Flux1180 lm
Intensity18600 cd
Throw273 m
CD/LM factor15.76

With 1180 lm, the P20RGT flashlight will offer a brighter and more powerful beam of light. The P20RGT flashlight has 18600 cd. It can light objects at greater distances. 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.

Software, user interface, modes

Modes4 modes
Mode memoryyes
Ramping modeno
Strobeyes
SOS/Beaconyes

A flashlight's modes are different output settings or brightness levels. They can be chosen to meet different needs and preferences. The flashlight has mode memory. It remembers the mode you were using when the light was last turned off. It stays in that mode when you turn it on again. Strobe mode on P20RGT flashlight produces a rapid, repeated flashing of light. The SOS signal is an international distress call. It indicates an urgent need for help.

Features, battery, protections

Battery1 x 18650 Li-Ion battery
Battery indicatoryes
Charger portmicroUSB
LVPyes
Thermal regulationyes
ProtectionIPx8
AUX LEDsno
Magneticno
Specialspowerbank function

The P20RGT flashlight utilizes 1 x 18650 Li-Ion battery as its power source. A battery indicator is a feature. It shows the remaining power level of the flashlight's battery. The P20RGT flashlight can charge from a USB power source. This source can be a wall adapter, computer, power bank, or car charger. The flashlight detects when the battery's voltage has dropped to a certain level. Then, it reduces or cuts off the power.

The P20RGT has thermal protection feature. These mechanisms track and regulate the flashlight's temperature as it operates. The "8" in the IPx8 rating means the highest level of protection. It is against water ingress. The P20RGT flashlight can serve as a powerbank to recharge a device, like a mobile phone.

Accessories, package contents

Package contents18650 battery with microUSB
OTG cable
keyring
lanyard
microUSB cable
nylon holster
spare o-ring
spare rubber cover

The included battery lets you immediately use the flashlight for your desired applications. It saves time and allows you to focus on your tasks or activities. The holster keeps your flashlight secure. It provides a reliable and easy way to do this when not in use. Attaching a lanyard to your P20RGT flashlight provides an additional layer of security. It reduces the risk of accidental drops or loss. 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 P20RGT flashlight 30 seconds after switching on the light. The ANSI/NEMA FL1 2009 Standard is a set of flashlight performance guidelines.

Conclusion, pros and cons

This Fitorch flashlight, like any other, has its strengths and weaknesses. Let's take a close look at both sides to understand this flashlight better. I share my thoughts on its standout features and the parts that might need improvement. Keep in mind, these are just my opinions, and you might have a different perspective.

Pros

  • lightweight
  • aluminium body
  • AR coated lens
  • side switch
  • tactical switch
  • adequate performance
  • multiple modes
  • mode memory
  • tactical strobe
  • SOS/beacon function
  • battery indicator
  • USB charger
  • low-voltage protection
  • thermal regulation
  • waterproof
  • battery included
  • protective holster

Cons

  • cool light
  • no auxiliary LEDs
  • non-magnetic

Photos

Fitorch P20RGT / P20RGT photo 1.
Fitorch P20RGT / P20RGT photo 2.
Fitorch P20RGT / P20RGT photo 3.
Fitorch P20RGT / P20RGT photo 4.
Fitorch P20RGT / P20RGT

If there’s information about the Fitorch P20RGT that you would like to see on this site, then write to us.

David Hagon
I love bushcraft and flashlights. I find joy in mastering wilderness survival skills and exploring the realm of illuminating gadgets. Bushcraft isn't just fun, it's a learning journey. I form a strong bond with nature. It's more than a hobby, it enriches me in practical and spiritual ways.
FlashlightChart.com / Flashlights / Fitorch / Fitorch P20RGT (2019)