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Sofirn Q8 Plus 24000lm In-depth review, Pros and Cons

6 x Cree XHP50.2 LEDs
24000 lm output
76729 cd intensity
3 x 21700 Li-Ion batteries

The Sofirn Q8 Plus (EC06) released in 2022. It uses 6 x Cree XHP50.2 LEDs, SMO reflector and 3 x 21700 Li-Ion batteries. The powerful emitter in this flashlight provides up to 24000 lm output, 76729 cd intensity, and a beam distance of 554 m.

The Q8 Plus flashlight is a key tool in many situations. It's used for everyday tasks, outdoor adventures, emergencies, and professional work. 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 USB charger port lets you charge this flashlight. You can use it with alternative power sources.

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We base the specifications below on the official data published by the manufacturer, while also considering user reviews. If you found an error or something lacking in the specifications for the Sofirn Q8 Plus, then tell us.

Sofirn Q8 Plus (EC06) specifications

BrandSofirn
NameQ8 Plus
TypeEC06
Rating
Rated 4 / 5 based on 472 user votes.
Launch2022
Formflashlight

This flashlight can fit in pockets, backpacks, or glove compartments. You can carry it wherever you go.

Body

Weight492 g
Length133 mm
Body diameter54 mm
Head diameter63 mm
Materialaluminium alloy with HAIII hard-anodized finish
Colorsblack

This 492 g flashlight is quite heavy for a handheld flashlight. 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 aluminium body of the Q8 Plus has a reputation for being durable and strong. It offers excellent resistance to impacts, scratches, and corrosion. Flashlight makers widely use HAIII coating. It is durable, resists corrosion, and improves grip. It also looks good. The Q8 Plus flashlight is available in black.

System

Emitter6 x Cree XHP50.2 LEDs
Color temperature5000 K, 6500 K
ReflectorSMO
LensAR coated glass
Switchelectronic side

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. The Q8 Plus has a smooth reflector. The right reflector focuses light well. It gives you a better hotspot, and it throws better. The coating is thin and applied to the lens surface. It cuts reflections and boosts light transmission. The flashlight has electronic switches. They have many benefits and extra features compared to mechanical switches.

Performance

Flux24000 lm
Intensity76729 cd
Throw554 m
CD/LM factor3.2

The flashlight has 24000 lm, this is an extremely high lumen output. It offers a very bright and powerful beam of light. 76729 cd represents an extremely high level of brightness for a flashlight. The throw is the distance in meters at which the flashlight produces a light intensity of 0.25 lux. The cd/lm factor is the candela-to-lumen ratio. It shows how concentrated a light source's output is.

Software

FirmwareAnduril 2
Mode memoryyes
Ramping modeyes
Strobeyes
SOS/Beaconyes

The Anduril firmware is an open-source firmware developed for flashlights. The design offers advanced control and customization options. 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 Q8 Plus's ramping mode is easy to use. It lets you smoothly change the output over its whole range. The Q8 Plus is tactical strobe ready. The strobe light is disorienting to the person it is aimed at, this makes it hard for them to concentrate. The SOS flashes Morse code so you can signal for help when needed.

Features

Battery3 x 21700 Li-Ion batteries
Battery indicatoryes
Charger portUSB Type-C
LVPyes
Thermal regulationyes
ProtectionIP68
Impact resistance1 m
AUX LEDsno
Magneticno
Specialspowerbank function

The Sofirn Q8 Plus flashlight is powered by 3 x 21700 Li-Ion batteries. 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. This flashlight has built-in low voltage protection (LVP). It prevents damage from over-discharge, so it doesn't need protected cells. The built-in thermal control adjusts brightness output to prevent overheating.

The "6" in the IP68 rating shows the level of protection. It's against solid objects, like dust and foreign particles. The "8" in the IP68 rating means the highest level of protection. It is against water ingress. The flashlight's impact resistance is its ability to withstand physical shocks. It can accomplish this without sustaining any damage. The Q8 Plus flashlight has a powerbank function. It is a versatile tool, and it can be useful in many situations.

Accessories

Package contentsUSB Type-C cable

According to the ANSI/NEMA FL1 Standard, we measure the performance of the Sofirn Q8 Plus flashlight 30 seconds after switching on the light. The ANSI/NEMA FL1 2009 Standard is a set of flashlight performance guidelines.

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