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Olight Warrior X flashlight review

Cree XHP35 HI LED
2000 lm output
78400 cd intensity
1 x 21700 Li-Ion battery

The Olight Warrior X flashlight released in 2019. It uses Cree XHP35 HI LED, SMO reflector and 1 x 21700 Li-Ion battery. The powerful emitter in this flashlight provides up to 2000 lm output, 78400 cd intensity, and a beam distance of 560 m.

Curious to know if the Olight's flashlight is top-notch? Stay tuned for the answer!

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The content of this article reflects our own experiences and viewpoints. We aim to offer insights on a topic, and we hope others find it helpful and motivating. Additionally, we make every effort to provide accurate and comprehensive coverage. If you found an error or something lacking in the specifications for the Olight Warrior X, then tell us.

Olight Warrior X / WARX

The Warrior X 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 2 modes of lighting. The Warrior X's mode memory makes the user experience more seamless and intuitive. It has a strobe function, which is one of the most effective self defense tools available. The Warrior X may also support other charging methods. These include solar panels or hand-cranked mechanisms.

Olight Warrior X specifications

BrandOlight
NameWarrior X
TypeWARX
Rating
Rated 4 / 5 based on 1440 user votes.
Launch2019
Formflashlight

This Olight flashlight is compact and handheld. It is easy to carry and maneuver.

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Body, materials, weight, colors

Weight218 g
Length142 mm
Body diameter25.4 mm
Head diameter41 mm
Materialaluminium alloy with HAIII hard-anodized finish
Colorsblack
desert tan
green

The 218 g weight may provide advantages, such as increased durability. It may also allow for larger batteries, extending the runtime. A smaller flashlight is easier to carry in a pocket, bag, or pouch. This makes it more convenient for everyday use or when you're on the go. The aluminum bodies can be anodized. This adds a protective layer and a wide range of color options for flashlight bodies. The body of Warrior X flashlight treated with a Type III hard-anodized, anti-abrasive finish. This flashlight offers many color options. You can choose from a wide range of hues. They will suit your style and preferences.

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System, LED, lens, reflector

EmitterCree XHP35 HI LED
Color temperature5000 K
ReflectorSMO
Lenstoughtened AR coated glass
Switchelectronic rear

Cree is a US-based LED manufacturer. It is well-regarded for its high-quality products and innovation in lighting. Color temperature is a characteristic of light. It is used to quantify the color appearance of light sources. Flashlights use the smooth reflector when long-range light is important. This includes searchlights and thrower flashlights. The AR coating on the lens maximizes light transmission. This makes the flashlight more effective in darker environments.

The flashlight has electronic switches. They have many benefits and extra features compared to mechanical switches. The rear switch of the Warrior X is usually operated with the thumb or finger. This makes it easy to reach and use.

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Performance, flux, intensity, throw

Flux2000 lm
Intensity78400 cd
Throw560 m
CD/LM factor39.2

The 2000 lm output of Warrior X provides great flexibility. You can adjust the brightness to fit different needs. 78400 cd represents an extremely high level of brightness for a flashlight. The throw distance is the farthest distance the flashlight can light an object. The cd/lm factor is the candela-to-lumen ratio. It shows how concentrated a light source's output is.

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Software, user interface, modes

Modes2 modes
Mode memoryyes
Ramping modeno
Strobeyes
SOS/Beaconno

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. The Warrior X is tactical strobe ready. The strobe light is disorienting to the person it is aimed at, this makes it hard for them to concentrate.

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Features, battery, protections

Battery1 x 21700 Li-Ion battery
Battery indicatoryes, with vibration
Charger portmagnetic USB
LVPyes
Thermal regulationyes
ProtectionIPx8
AUX LEDsno
Magneticno

The Olight Warrior X flashlight is powered by 1 x 21700 Li-Ion battery. The battery indicator lets you know when the battery is low, charging, or fully charged. This flashlight can charge the battery with a built-in charger. It works with a USB power source. The Low Voltage Protection helps save the battery's capacity. It stops it from reaching a critically low voltage. The built-in thermal control adjusts brightness output to prevent overheating. The flashlight has an IPx8 rating. It can withstand being submerged in water beyond 1 meter for a prolonged period. The manufacturer specifies this.

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Accessories, package contents

Package contents18650 battery
MCC1A magnetic USB charger cable
clip
lanyard
nylon holster
tactical ring

Getting a flashlight with an included battery saves you time. It spares you the effort of finding a compatible battery or waiting for a separate battery. The flashlight package is thoughtful, it has a holster. It offers you a practical and secure way to store your flashlight. With a clip, you can fasten the flashlight to a reachable spot. This ensures it is easy to get whenever you need it. The lanyard prevents accidental loss of the flashlight.

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

Pros

  • lightweight
  • aluminium body
  • body color options
  • warm light
  • AR coated lens
  • tactical switch
  • adequate performance
  • super bright
  • multiple modes
  • mode memory
  • tactical strobe
  • battery indicator
  • USB charger
  • low-voltage protection
  • thermal regulation
  • waterproof
  • battery included
  • protective holster
  • clip

Cons

  • no auxiliary LEDs
  • non-magnetic

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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.
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