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Nextorch P60 flashlight review

Cree XM-L2 LED
1000 lm output
13225 cd intensity
1 x 18650 Li-Ion battery

The Nextorch P60 flashlight was released in 2018. It uses Cree XM-L2 LED, OP reflector and 1 x 18650 Li-Ion battery. The powerful emitter in this flashlight provides up to 1000 lm output, 13225 cd intensity, and a beam distance of 230 m.

Keen to discover if this Nextorch flashlight lives up to the hype? Keep reading!

Table of Contents

  • Nextorch P60 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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Nextorch P60 / P60

The P60 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 3 modes of lighting. The P60 mode memory eliminates the need to cycle through modes. You don't have to do this each time you turn on the flashlight. It provides convenience and saves time. You can use the strobe function as a self-defense tool. It provides a non-lethal way to deter or disorient attackers. The flashlight is rechargeable easily via USB port.

Nextorch P60 specifications

BrandNextorch
NameP60
TypeP60
Rating
Rated 3 / 5 based on 1449 user votes.
Launch2018
Formflashlight

The P60 flashlight enhances safety. It illuminates hazards and improves visibility in low light.

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Body, materials, weight, colors

Weight133 g
Length152 mm
Body diameter26 mm
Head diameter32 mm
Materialaluminium alloy with HAIII hard-anodized finish
Colorsblack

The P60 is generally comfortable to hold for a long time. It is also easy to carry in pockets or bags. 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 P60 has a reputation for being durable and strong. It offers excellent resistance to impacts, scratches, and corrosion. The body of P60 flashlight treated with a Type III hard-anodized, anti-abrasive finish. The P60 flashlight is available in black.

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System, LED, lens, reflector

EmitterCree XM-L2 LED
Color temperature6500 K
ReflectorOP
Lenstoughtened AR coated glass
Switchelectronic side

Cree is widely regarded as a reputable LED manufacturer. Warm, white light is generally more comfortable. It's also less harsh on the eyes than cool, white light. The P60 has an orange peel (OP) textured reflector. Orange peel reflectors have smoother beams. The coating is thin and applied to the lens surface. It cuts reflections and boosts light transmission. The electronic switches may have a higher chance of standby drain.

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Performance, flux, intensity, throw

Flux1000 lm
Intensity13225 cd
Throw230 m
CD/LM factor13.23

With 1000 lm, the P60 flashlight will offer a brighter and more powerful beam of light. The P60 flashlight has 13225 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. Candela per lumen (cd/lm) measures a flashlight's beam intensity. It compares this to its total luminous flux or output.

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Software, user interface, modes

Modes3 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. 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.

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Features, battery, protections

Battery1 x 18650 Li-Ion battery
Battery indicatoryes
Charger portmicroUSB
LVPyes
Thermal regulationno
ProtectionIPx7
AUX LEDsno
Magneticno

The P60 flashlight's power source is 1 x 18650 Li-Ion battery. It provides reliable, long-lasting energy for top performance. 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.

This light does not have temperature control feature. 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.

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Accessories, package contents

Package contentslanyard
microUSB cable

The lanyard of the P60 protects the flashlight from accidental damage. It does this by stopping it from falling or hitting the ground.

According to the ANSI/NEMA FL1 Standard, we measure the performance of the P60 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 Nextorch 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
  • OP reflector
  • AR coated lens
  • side switch
  • adequate performance
  • multiple modes
  • mode memory
  • tactical strobe
  • SOS/beacon function
  • battery indicator
  • USB charger
  • low-voltage protection
  • waterproof

Cons

  • cool light
  • no thermal regulation
  • no auxiliary LEDs
  • non-magnetic

Photos

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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.