Jetbeam BC25 XPL2 1480lm In-depth review, Pros and Cons

Cree XP-L2 LED
1480 lm output
30420 cd intensity
1 x 21700 Li-Ion battery

The Jetbeam BC25 XPL2 (BC25XPL2) released in 2018. It uses Cree XP-L2 LED, SMO reflector and 1 x 21700 Li-Ion battery. The powerful emitter in this flashlight provides up to 1480 lm output, 30420 cd intensity, and a beam distance of 349 m.

The BC25 XPL2 flashlight provides instant illumination at the touch of a switch. This immediate response is particularly useful in emergency situations. This light has 4 modes of lighting. With mode memory, when you turn off the BC25 XPL2 and then turn it back on again, it will automatically activate the mode that was last used before it was turned off. The strobe function produces a high-frequency flashing light pattern that is designed to disorient or distract potential threats or aggressors. In addition to USB charging, the BC25 XPL2 may also support other charging methods such as solar panels or hand-cranked mechanisms.

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Jetbeam BC25 XPL2 (BC25XPL2) specifications

NameBC25 XPL2
Rated 4 / 5 based on 1364 user votes.

This Jetbeam flashlight is designed to be compact and handheld, making it easy to carry and maneuver.


Weight134 g
Length159 mm
Body diameter27 mm
Head diameter37.1 mm
Materialaluminium alloy with HAIII hard-anodized finish

The 134 g flashlight is generally comfortable to hold for extended periods and easy to carry in pockets or bags. The length of a flashlight can affect how it feels in your hand and how you can grip and maneuver it. The aluminium bodies can be anodized, providing a protective layer and a wide range of color options for flashlight bodies. The HAIII coating offers a uniform and attractive finish, often available in different colors, giving the flashlight a sleek and professional look. This flashlight features a captivating black color.


EmitterCree XP-L2 LED
Color temperature6500 K
Lenstoughtened AR coated glass
Switchmechanical rear

Cree LEDs are trusted by lighting professionals and have gained a strong reputation for quality and performance. The choice of color temperature depends on the specific lighting application and personal preferences. The BC25 XPL2 uses a smooth reflector. Unlike the textured surface of an orange peel reflector, a smooth reflector has a polished, mirror-like surface. The AR coating on the lens maximizes light transmission, making the flashlight more effective in darker environments.

Mechanical switches often offer tactile feedback, allowing users to feel a distinct click or resistance when the switch is pressed. The placement of the rear switch at the end of the BC25 XPL2 flashlight facilitates a secure forward grip.


Flux1480 lm
Intensity30420 cd
Throw349 m
CD/LM factor20.55

The 1480 lm output of BC25 XPL2 provides greater versatility, as you can adjust the brightness levels to suit different lighting needs. The BC25 XPL2 flashlight with 30420 cd has an extended throw distance, allowing you to illuminate objects or areas at greater distances. The throw distance refers to the maximum distance at which the flashlight can effectively illuminate an object or target. The candela per lumen (cd/lm) ratio can be used to determine if a flashlight has a spot or flood type beam.


Modes4 modes
Mode memoryyes
Ramping modeno

Modes on a flashlight refer to different output settings or levels of brightness that can be selected to suit different needs and preferences. Mode memory means that the flashlight will remember the mode you were using when the light was last turned off, and when you turn it on again. Strobe can be used for signaling purposes, self-defense, or attracting attention in emergency situations.


Battery1 x 21700 Li-Ion battery
Battery indicatoryes
Charger portUSB Type-C
Thermal regulationyes
Specialspowerbank function

The BC25 XPL2 flashlight utilizes 1 x 21700 Li-Ion battery as its power source. The battery indicator helps users monitor the battery status and estimate how much runtime they have left before the battery needs to be recharged or replaced. The integrated charger allows for convenient and versatile charging options, as you can utilize various USB power sources to recharge the battery. The Low Voltage Protection helps to preserve the battery's capacity and prevent it from reaching a critically low voltage level.

The BC25 XPL2 has thermal protection feature. The thermal protection mechanisms are designed to monitor and regulate the temperature of the flashlight during operation. The flashlight with IPx8 rating can withstand being submerged in water beyond 1 meter for a prolonged period, typically specified by the manufacturer. Combining the functions of a flashlight and a power bank into a single device enhances portability and convenience.


Package contents2 x spare o-rings
21700 battery
USB Type-C cable
spare rubber cover

The included battery is selected by the manufacturer to ensure optimal compatibility and performance with the BC25 XPL2 flashlight. By securing the flashlight with a lanyard, you can free up your hands for other tasks while keeping the flashlight within reach. Instead of searching for compatible O-rings, having spare O-rings readily available allows for convenient and immediate repairs or replacements.

The performance of the Jetbeam BC25 XPL2 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.

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