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Haikelite HK04 XHP50.2 flashlight review

4 x Cree XHP50.2 LEDs
13000 lm output
140625 cd intensity
3 x 18650 Li-Ion batteries

The Haikelite HK04 XHP50.2 flashlight was released in 2019. It uses 4 x Cree XHP50.2 LEDs, SMO reflector and 3 x 18650 Li-Ion batteries. The powerful emitter in this flashlight provides up to 13000 lm output, 140625 cd intensity, and a beam distance of 750 m.

Wondering if this Haikelite flashlight is a must-have? Keep reading to find out!

Table of Contents

  • Haikelite HK04 XHP50.2 specifications
    • Body, materials, weight, colors
    • System, LED, lens, reflector
    • Performance, flux, intensity, throw
    • Software, user interface, modes
    • Features, battery, protections
    • Accessories, package contents
  • Conclusion, pros and cons
  • Photos
  • Comparisons

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Haikelite HK04 XHP50.2 / HK04XHP502

The HK04 XHP50.2 flashlight offers a versatile lighting solution. With mode memory, when you turn off the HK04 XHP50.2 and then turn it back on, it will activate the last used mode. The strobe function produces a high-frequency flashing light pattern. This USB rechargeable flashlight has become popular.

Haikelite HK04 XHP50.2 specifications

BrandHaikelite
NameHK04 XHP50.2
TypeHK04XHP502
Rating
Rated 3 / 5 based on 1501 user votes.
Launch2019
Formflashlight

This flashlight can fit in pockets, backpacks, or glove compartments.

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Body, materials, weight, colors

Weight370 g
Length140 mm
Body diameter46 mm
Head diameter56 mm
Materialaluminium alloy with HAIII hard-anodized finish
Colorsblack
desert tan

This 370 g flashlight might feel relatively heavy if held in hand. Consider the length of the flashlight, it should fit comfortably in your chosen way to carry it. Aluminium is a lightweight material, which is beneficial for HK04 XHP50.2 flashlight. The HAIII coating resists corrosion well. The HK04 XHP50.2 flashlight comes in many colors.

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System, LED, lens, reflector

Emitter4 x Cree XHP50.2 LEDs
Color temperature5000 K, 6500 K
ReflectorSMO
Lenstoughtened AR coated glass
Switchelectronic side

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 HK04 XHP50.2 uses a smooth reflector. A smooth reflector has a polished, mirror-like surface. The AR coating of the lens helps to reduce reflections. Some flashlights with electronic switches have programmable features.

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Performance, flux, intensity, throw

Flux13000 lm
Intensity140625 cd
Throw750 m
CD/LM factor10.82

This flashlight is high-lumen (13000 lm). The flashlight has 140625 cd. This light can illuminate objects or areas with great brightness and clarity. The throw distance is the farthest distance the flashlight can light an object. The candela per lumen (cd/lm) ratio can be used to determine if a flashlight has a spot or flood type beam.

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Software, user interface, modes

FirmwareAnduril
Mode memoryyes
Ramping modeyes
Strobeyes
SOS/Beaconyes

Users know Anduril firmware for its user-friendly interface and extensive feature set. The flashlight has mode memory. It remembers the mode you were using when the light was last turned off. The HK04 XHP50.2 flashlight has ramping mode. Its user interface lets you control the brightness by pressing and holding a button. The HK04 XHP50.2 flashlight has a strobe function, it produces a rapid, repetitive flashing of light. The SOS signal is an international distress call.

Features, battery, protections

Battery3 x 18650 Li-Ion batteries
Battery indicatoryes
Charger portUSB Type-C
LVPyes
Thermal regulationyes
ProtectionIPx7
AUX LEDsno
Magneticno

The HK04 XHP50.2 flashlight utilizes 3 x 18650 Li-Ion batteries as its power source. A battery indicator lets users see the battery status. A flashlight's USB charger can be very useful. This is especially true in emergencies. LVP (Low Voltage Protection) is designed to protect the battery. The thermal protection feature helps prevent overheating. The "7" in the IPx7 rating shows that the flashlight can survive being submerged in water.

Accessories, package contents

Package contents2 x spare o-rings
USB Type-C cable
lanyard

When gripping the flashlight with the lanyard around your wrist, it gives a more secure hold. Instead of searching for matching O-rings, having spare O-rings allows quick fixes.

Conclusion, pros and cons

This Haikelite 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

  • aluminium body
  • body color options
  • warm light
  • AR coated lens
  • side switch
  • extremely powerful
  • super bright
  • Anduril firmware
  • mode memory
  • ramping mode
  • tactical strobe
  • SOS/beacon function
  • battery indicator
  • USB charger
  • low-voltage protection
  • thermal regulation
  • waterproof

Cons

  • no auxiliary LEDs
  • non-magnetic

Photos

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Comparisons

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Updated: April 23, 2024

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.