Haikelite HK04 XPL 5000lm In-depth review, Pros and Cons

4 x Cree XP-L HI LEDs
5000 lm output
225625 cd intensity
3 x 18650 Li-Ion batteries

The Haikelite HK04 XPL (HK04XPL) released in 2019. It uses 4 x Cree XP-L HI LEDs, SMO reflector and 3 x 18650 Li-Ion batteries. The powerful emitter in this flashlight provides up to 5000 lm output, 225625 cd intensity, and a beam distance of 950 m.

The HK04 XPL flashlight provides instant illumination at the touch of a switch. This immediate response is particularly useful in emergency situations. You don't have to cycle through many modes to find what you want. The HK04 XPL'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. The flashlight is rechargeable easily via USB port.

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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 Haikelite HK04 XPL, then tell us.

Haikelite HK04 XPL (HK04XPL) specifications

NameHK04 XPL
Rated 3 / 5 based on 1374 user votes.

The HK04 XPL flashlight enhances safety. It illuminates hazards and improves visibility in low light.


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

This 370 g flashlight might feel relatively heavy if held in hand. The best flashlight size depends on personal preference. It also depends on intended use and the specific features you want. The aluminium body of the HK04 XPL has a reputation for being durable and strong. It offers excellent resistance to impacts, scratches, and corrosion. The HAIII coating is uniform and attractive. It is often available in different colors, giving the flashlight a sleek, pro look. The HK04 XPL flashlight presents an extensive selection of vibrant colors: black, desert tan.


Emitter4 x Cree XP-L HI LEDs
Color temperature5500 K, 6500 K
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 smooth reflector creates a well-defined hotspot at the center. This hotspot provides a concentrated beam for long-range use. The coating is thin and applied to the lens surface. It cuts reflections and boosts light transmission. Some flashlights with electronic switches have programmable features. They allow users to customize the behavior of the flashlight.


Flux5000 lm
Intensity225625 cd
Throw950 m
CD/LM factor45.13

The HK04 XPL flashlight has 5000 lm. It will provide an exceptionally bright and powerful beam of light. The Haikelite flashlight has 225625 cd. It will produce a very intense beam. 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.


Mode memoryyes
Ramping modeyes

Anduril can be firmware-upgradable. Users can benefit from ongoing improvements and new features by installing updates. 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. The HK04 XPL's ramping mode is easy to use. It lets you smoothly change the output over its whole range. Designers created the strobe function to produce a disorienting or attention-grabbing effect. The SOS code starts three short signals. Then, three long signals follow. Finally, there are three short signals again.


Battery3 x 18650 Li-Ion batteries
Battery indicatoryes
Charger portUSB Type-C
Thermal regulationyes

The HK04 XPL flashlight utilizes 3 x 18650 Li-Ion batteries as its power source. The battery indicator prevents surprise power failures. It ensures the flashlight is ready when needed. USB rechargeable flashlights are more popular now. They are popular because they are convenient and sustainable. This flashlight has built-in low voltage protection (LVP). It prevents damage from over-discharge, so it doesn't need protected cells.

The HK04 XPL has thermal protection feature. These mechanisms track and regulate the flashlight's temperature as it operates. The "7" in the IPx7 rating shows that the flashlight can survive being submerged in water. It can withstand a certain depth for a limited time without getting damaged.


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

The lanyard of the HK04 XPL protects the flashlight from accidental damage. It does this by stopping it from falling or hitting the ground. 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 Haikelite HK04 XPL 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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