Posted on by Beckworth & Co.


Let there be light! How amazing the world is where you have access to different light sources. The biggest light source is the Sun, but that is during day time. In the old days it was harder to see at night. You can get light from the stars and the moon in the night sky, from making fire and torches and from the tiny lights that fireflies emit. Then, the traditional oil lamps, lanterns and candles were invented to provide light indoors and outdoors. Centuries after came the electricity when light bulbs were built. They provided more lights to houses, buildings and cities and even to those who travel in the dark. Decades has passed and we have solar panels, LED, and battery-powered and rechargeable lanterns and flashlights for more lighting convenience in the dark. Imagine how much generations and how many inventions have passed just to provide people with a brighter future.  

You are so lucky to be living in this time, because light is more accessible than ever. You don’t need to start a fire just to have light. You don’t have to depend on the stars at night or fireflies, if that’s even possible, to see things around even for just a tiny bit. You now have lanterns and flashlights that you can use whenever darkness falls even while you are on your outdoor activity.

Buying convenient, easy to carry, sturdy, long-lasting and the best camping lights can make your trip more bearable and comfortable.

Tough Light LED Rechargeable Lantern

  • Built is sturdy
  • Compact but gives off really bright light
  • Can store the charging cable on the lamp compartment
  • No worries about running out of power
  • Handle made easy to carry
  • Internal receptacle for phone charger disintegrated
  • Light has that blue tint that’s harsh on your eyes
  • Some have difficulty turning it on

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GearLight M3 LED Tactical Flashlight

  • Cheaper than other similar quality flashlights
  • Can stand it up on the other end
  • Can zoom in or out for narrow or wide beam
  • Has a belt clip
  • Battery lasts a reasonable amount of time
  • Light performance is not strong enough
  • Sometimes it doesn’t turn on when pushing on/off button
  • Some complained of clip snapping

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MPOWERD Luci - The Original Inflatable Solar Light

Compliments Complaints
  • Charged most of the time
  • It is waterproof
  • Brightness better than expected
  • Extremely lightweight 
  • Gives enough power even when charged on a fairly bright overcast
  • Some complains of burning out
  • Would not fully charge
  • Hard to press, others broken switch

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Streamlight 44931 Siege Compact

Compliments Complaints
  • Has stronger top and bottom spring D clips
  • Has battery life indicator
  • Handle build is perfect for grabbing and hanging
  • Small enough to fit in the pocket 
  • Gives good amount of diffused light
  • Some lights are dim
  • Battery life drains fast
  • Breaks after a short fall

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Coleman Twin LED Lantern

Compliments Complaints
  • Produces very bright and diffused illumination
  • Turning the lantern on is easy
  • Price is reasonable for the product-build and name
  • Going strong even after continuous use
  • Easier to carry around
  • Won’t go very dim even if you want to
  • Some complains of faulty switch
  • A bit heavier compared to other lanterns

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UST 30-Day Duro LED Lantern

Compliments Complaints
  • Superb battery life which can run as long as 30 days
  • Good value for its price
  • Impact and weather resistant
  • Has a solid build
  • Still emits adequate brightness even in low settings mode
  • Battery changing can be a hassle
  • Switch easy to accidentally turn on
  • Others complains of lantern having no tolerance to heat

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