Olight Baton 3 (2021) review

unspecified LED
1200 lm output
6889 cd intensity
1 x special 16340 Li-Ion battery

The Olight Baton 3 (BATON3) released in 2021. It uses unspecified LED, TIR reflector and 1 x special 16340 Li-Ion battery. The powerful emitter in this flashlight provides up to 1200 lm output, 6889 cd intensity, and a beam distance of 166 m.

It uses a TIR lens to form the beam pattern. 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. The Baton 3 flashlight is rechargeable easily via USB port.

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Olight Baton 3 (BATON3) specifications

NameBaton 3
Rated 4/5 based on 755 user votes.


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

Weight53 g
Length63 mm
Body diameter21 mm
Head diameter21 mm
Materialaluminium alloy with HAIII hard-anodized finish


A TIR lens works on the principle of total internal reflection. The TIR lens collimates the LED light into efficient, well-controlled light beams that maximize the usable lumens in the target area.

Emitterunspecified LED
Color temperature6500 K
Switchelectronic side


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.

Flux1200 lm
Intensity6889 cd
Throw166 m
CD/LM factor5.74


The Baton 3 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 Baton 3 is tactical strobe ready. The strobe light is disorienting to the person it is aimed at which makes it difficult for them to concentrate.

Modes5 modes
Mode memoryyes
Ramping modeno


The battery indicator lets you know when the battery is low, charging, or fully charged. This flashlight can charge the battery with an integrated charger, and it works with any USB power source. 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. The Baton 3 is magnetic so that the flashlight can be attached to some metallic surfaces.

Battery1 x special 16340 Li-Ion battery
Battery indicatoryes
Charger portmagnetic USB
Thermal regulationyes
Impact resistance1 m


It comes with a battery. The battery must be fully charged before you first use your Baton 3. The clip is useful to keep the light secured in your pocket. The lanyard prevents accidental loss of the flashlight.

Package contentsMCC1A magnetic USB charger cable
special 16340 battery

The performance of the Olight Baton 3 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 Olight Baton 3, then don’t hesite and signal the problem to us.

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