YLP Unicorn 1.0 850lm In-depth review, Pros and Cons

Samsung LH351D LED
850 lm output
3906 cd intensity
1 x 18650 Li-Ion battery

The YLP Unicorn 1.0 (UNICORN10) released in 2019. It uses Samsung LH351D LED, TIR reflector and 1 x 18650 Li-Ion battery. The powerful emitter in this flashlight provides up to 850 lm output, 3906 cd intensity, and a beam distance of 125 m.

The Unicorn 1.0 flashlight provides instant illumination at the touch of a switch. This immediate response is particularly useful in emergency situations or when you need instant visibility. TIR lenses of the Unicorn 1.0 are engineered to optimize optical efficiency by reducing light scattering and minimizing lens artifacts. This light has 5 modes of lighting. Since the Unicorn 1.0 flashlight automatically recalls the last used mode, there is no need to access higher brightness levels or additional features unless specifically required. The strobe function can be utilized as a self-defense tool, providing a non-lethal means to deter or disorient attackers

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YLP Unicorn 1.0 (UNICORN10) specifications

NameUnicorn 1.0
Rated 4/5 based on 1296 user votes.

The presence of a flashlight can provide a sense of reassurance and confidence in unfamiliar or potentially dangerous environments.


Weight67 g
Length102 mm
Body diameter25 mm
Head diameter28 mm
Materialaluminium alloy with HAIII hard-anodized finish
Colorsdesert tan

The 67 g flashlight may not provide the same level of brightness or features as larger models, it can be handy for quick and convenient illumination in emergency situations or for close-range tasks. The length of the Unicorn 1.0 flashlight can affect its portability. A shorter flashlight is generally easier to carry in a pocket, bag, or pouch, making it more convenient for everyday use or when you're on the go.

The aluminium bodies can be anodized, providing a protective layer and a wide range of color options for flashlight bodies. Anodizing enhances the corrosion resistance, hardness, and scratch resistance of the aluminum, while also allowing for a variety of attractive finishes. The HAIII coating can also enhance the visual appearance of the flashlight. It offers a uniform and attractive finish, often available in different colors, giving the flashlight a sleek and professional look. This flashlight features a captivating desert tan color.


EmitterSamsung LH351D LED
Color temperature4200 K
Switchelectronic side

The emitter of Unicorn 1.0 manufactured by Samsung, a Korean LED manufacturer. Warm white light is generally considered more comfortable and less harsh on the eyes compared to cool white light. This TIR lens offers flexibility in achieving various beam patterns, from wide-angle illumination to focused spotlights, depending on the specific design of the lens. The Unicorn 1.0 has electronic switch. The electronic switches may have a higher likelihood of standby drain compared to mechanical switches since they require a small amount of power for operation.


Flux850 lm
Intensity3906 cd
Throw125 m
CD/LM factor4.6

The 850 lm output of Unicorn 1.0 provides greater versatility, as you can adjust the brightness levels to suit different lighting needs. With 3906 cd, the Unicorn 1.0 flashlight provides a noticeably brighter and more intense beam of light. It can illuminate objects or areas with greater clarity and visibility, even at longer distances. The throw distance refers to the maximum distance at which the flashlight can effectively illuminate an object or target. The stated throw distance typically indicates the point at which the brightness falls below a specified threshold, such as 0.25 lux.

Flashlights with a higher cd/lm ratio typically excel in long-range throw and focused beam applications, while flashlights with a lower cd/lm ratio may provide a wider and more evenly distributed beam for closer-range illumination or general-purpose use. If accurate color representation is a priority for your specific needs, a flashlight with a CRI of 90 or above is highly recommended. The Unicorn 1.0 with a CRI of 90 is beneficial in everyday use where accurate color perception enhances the overall visual experience. It can make colors appear more vibrant, natural, and distinguishable, allowing for a more immersive and enjoyable lighting environment.


Modes5 modes
Mode memoryyes
Ramping modeno

Modes on a flashlight refer to different output settings or levels of brightness that can be selected to suit different needs and preferences. The Unicorn 1.0 has mode memory. Mode memory means that the flashlight will remember the mode you were using when the light was last turned off, and when you turn it on again. The strobe function on the Unicorn 1.0 flashlight is a feature that produces a rapid and repetitive flashing of light. It is designed to create a disorienting or attention-grabbing effect. The Unicorn 1.0 has an SOS signal mode. The SOS code consists of three short signals, followed by three long signals, and then three short signals again.


Battery1 x 18650 Li-Ion battery
Battery indicatoryes
Charger portno

The power source of the Unicorn 1.0 flashlight is 1 x 18650 Li-Ion battery, providing reliable and long-lasting energy for optimal performance. Having a battery indicator on a flashlight is beneficial as it allows users to monitor the battery status and make informed decisions regarding recharging or replacing the battery. It helps prevent unexpected power failures during critical situations and ensures that the flashlight is ready for use when needed.

The Unicorn 1.0 doesn't have charger port. A charger port is a designated connection point or interface where you can plug in a charger to recharge the flashlight's battery. When the Unicorn 1.0 flashlight detects that the voltage of the battery has dropped to a certain threshold, it automatically reduces or cuts off the power output to prevent further discharge. This helps to preserve the battery's capacity and prevent it from reaching a critically low voltage level.

The Unicorn 1.0 flashlight with IPx8 rating can withstand being submerged in water beyond 1 meter for a prolonged period, typically specified by the manufacturer. The Unicorn 1.0 flashlight effortlessly clings to metal surfaces, granting you the freedom to go hands-free and explore versatile mounting possibilities.


Package contents2 x spare o-rings

The clip is useful to keep the light secured in your pocket. The lanyard prevents accidental loss of the flashlight. When using spare O-rings, it's important to follow the manufacturer's instructions and guidelines for proper installation.

The performance of the YLP Unicorn 1.0 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.

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