Olight Warrior Mini flashlight review

unspecified LED
1500 lm output
9025 cd intensity
1 x special 18650 Li-Ion battery

The Olight Warrior Mini flashlight was released in 2020. It uses unspecified LED, TIR reflector and 1 x special 18650 Li-Ion battery. The powerful emitter in this flashlight provides up to 1500 lm output, 9025 cd intensity, and a beam distance of 190 m.

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Table of Contents

  • Olight Warrior Mini 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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Olight Warrior Mini / WARMINI

The Warrior Mini flashlight is a key tool in many situations. It's used for everyday tasks, outdoor adventures, emergencies, and professional work. TIR technology minimizes hotspots, dark spots, and irregularities in the beam of Warrior Mini. This light has 5 modes of lighting. The Warrior Mini 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. This Olight USB rechargeable flashlight comes with versatile charging options.

Olight Warrior Mini specifications

NameWarrior Mini
Rated 3 / 5 based on 1424 user votes.

The Warrior Mini flashlight allows you to light dark areas. It helps you find hazards or stop threats by shining light on them.

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Body, materials, weight, colors

Weight56 g
Length106.5 mm
Body diameter23 mm
Head diameter23 mm
Materialaluminium alloy with HAIII hard-anodized finish
desert camo
desert tan

The Warrior Mini is small, compact, and designed for ultra-portability. The length of a flashlight can affect how it feels in your hand and how you can grip and maneuver it. The aluminium body of the Warrior Mini has excellent thermal conductivity. This means it can effectively dissipate heat generated by the flashlight's components. Flashlight makers widely use HAIII coating. It is durable, resists corrosion, and improves grip. It also looks good. Factors can influence the color choice of the flashlight body. These include intended use, environment, personal style, and requirements.

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System, LED, lens, reflector

Emitterunspecified LED
Color temperature6500 K
Switchelectronic side, electronic rear

Warm, white light is generally more comfortable. It's also less harsh on the eyes than cool, white light. The TIR lens of the Warrior Mini can reduce light loss. To achieve high light output, it captures and redirects much of the emitted light. The Warrior Mini flashlight has multiple switch options. They can be useful, adding versatility and convenience to using the flashlight. The electronic switches may have a higher chance of standby drain. The rear switch of the Warrior Mini is rugged and durable. It can withstand harsh conditions and repeated use.

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Performance, flux, intensity, throw

Flux1500 lm
Intensity9025 cd
Throw190 m
CD/LM factor6.02

With 1500 lm, the Warrior Mini flashlight will offer a brighter and more powerful beam of light. The Warrior Mini flashlight has 9025 cd. It provides a much brighter and more intense beam. 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

Modes5 modes
Mode memoryyes
Ramping modeno

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. You can use Strobe for signaling purposes. It can also be used for self-defense or to attract attention in emergency situations.

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Features, battery, protections

Battery1 x special 18650 Li-Ion battery
Battery indicatoryes
Charger portmagnetic USB
Thermal regulationyes
Impact resistance1.5 m

The Warrior Mini flashlight's power source is 1 x special 18650 Li-Ion battery. It provides reliable, long-lasting energy for top performance. The battery indicator helps users check the battery status. It also estimates how much runtime they have left before recharging the battery. The built-in charger allows for convenient and versatile charging. You can use various USB power sources to recharge the battery.

The flashlight detects when the battery's voltage has dropped to a certain level. Then, it reduces or cuts off the power. The thermal protection feature helps prevent overheating. Overheating can harm the flashlight's performance, battery, and safety. The "8" in the IPx8 rating means the highest level of protection. It is against water ingress. A flashlight's impact resistance can vary. It depends on its design, construction, and intended use.

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Accessories, package contents

Package contentsMCC3 magnetic USB charger cable
special 18650 battery

By including a battery with the flashlight, you avoid the extra expense. You would have to buy a battery separately. The clip is very helpful. It lets you quickly access your flashlight while keeping your hands free for other tasks. Securing the flashlight with a lanyard frees up your hands for other tasks. It keeps the flashlight within reach.

According to the ANSI/NEMA FL1 Standard, we measure the performance of the Warrior Mini 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 Olight 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.


  • lightweight
  • aluminium body
  • body color options
  • TIR lens
  • side switch
  • tactical switch
  • adequate performance
  • multiple modes
  • mode memory
  • tactical strobe
  • battery indicator
  • USB charger
  • low-voltage protection
  • thermal regulation
  • waterproof
  • battery included
  • clip


  • unspecified LED
  • cool light
  • no auxiliary LEDs
  • non-magnetic


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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.