Nitecore NEW P30 (2019) review

1000 lm output
95500 cd intensity
1 x 21700 Li-Ion battery

The Nitecore NEW P30 (NEW P30) released in 2019. It uses Cree XP-L HI V3 LED, SMO reflector and 1 x 21700 Li-Ion battery. The powerful emitter in this flashlight provides up to 1000 lm output, 95500 cd intensity, and a beam distance of 618 m.

This light has 5 modes of lighting. The memory function is a nice feature, the light will remember the last used mode. It has a strobe function, which is one of the most effective self defense tools available.

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Nitecore NEW P30 (NEW P30) specifications

NameNEW P30
TypeNEW P30
Rated 4/5 based on 1061 user votes.


The aluminium body of flashlight treated with a Type III hard-anodized, anti-abrasive finish.

Weight158.5 g
Length155.5 mm
Head diameter50 mm
Materialaluminium alloy with HAIII hard-anodized finish


The emitter of NEW P30 manufactured by Cree, a US-based LED manufacturing company. The NEW P30 has a smooth reflector. The properly focused smooth reflector gives you a more cohesive hotspot and therefore throws better. It has an AR coated lens.

EmitterCree XP-L HI V3 LED
Color temperature5000 K
Lenstoughtened AR coated glass
Switchelectronic side, mechanical rear


The throw is the calculated 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. Well-focused spot beams can be over 100 cd/lm, tactical flashlights are typically between 20-100 cd/lm, and work lights are less than 10 cd/lm.

Flux1000 lm
Intensity95500 cd
Throw618 m
CD/LM factor95.5


The NEW P30 has mode memory. Mode memory means that the light will remember the mode you were using when the light was last turned off, and when you turn it on again. The NEW P30 is tactical strobe ready. The strobe light is disorienting to the person it is aimed at which makes it difficult for them to concentrate. It has the SOS beacon function for an emergency situation. The SOS flashes Morse code so you can signal for help when needed.

Modes5 modes
Mode memoryyes
Ramping modeno


The battery indicator lets you know when the battery is low, charging, or fully charged. The NEW P30 cannot charge batteries directly. You may need an external charger to keep your battery going. This flashlight has a built-in low voltage protection (LVP) to prevent damage to the cell from over-discharge, so protected cells are not necessary. The built-in thermal control automatically adjusts brightness output to prevent overheating.

Battery1 x 21700 Li-Ion battery
Battery indicatoryes
Charger portno
Thermal regulationyes


It comes with a battery. The battery must be fully charged before you first use your NEW P30. The package includes a holster to safely store your flashlight. The clip is useful to keep the light secured in your pocket. The lanyard prevents accidental loss of the flashlight.

Package contents21700 battery with USB Type-C
CR123 battery magazine
USB Type-C cable
nylon holster
spare o-ring
spare rubber cover

The performance of the Nitecore NEW P30 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.

The specifications above are based on the official data published by the manufacturer, but we also take user reviews into consideration. If you found an error or something lacking in the specifications above for the Nitecore NEW P30, then don’t hesite and signal the problem to us.

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