Whether you’re prepared for winter storms or summer storms, you really should buy one of these powerful lanterns before the next power outage hits.
Why buy an LED flashlight instead of just a flashlight?
Don’t get us wrong, flashlights are quite useful both during and between power outages. It’s always a good idea to have some on hand. But during a power outage, the lack of general purpose lighting is where flashlights really shine.
Shining a bright flashlight in the basement for supplies or rummaging through the garage is great, but when the power isn’t back on for hours (or even days) and your house is pitch black, a flashlight is superior. option.
Not only is it nicer to sit around a bright, diffused light source like a flashlight, but many of them have extra features like detachable flashlights and power bank functions to help you charge your phone.
These lanterns will help you weather the storm.
Visit Amazon and you will find literally thousands of LED flashlights. There are plenty of low-quality white box options out there, so let us help you cut through the dirt. These are some of our favorite models.
LED lanterns for camping
1000 lumens of illumination, IP44 dust and water resistance, and 4400 mAh make this flashlight a popular choice. Even better? It is one of the few lanterns that offers crisp cool white and warm white illumination in the same package.
LE LED Camping Lantern and Lantern
This camping lantern is a lantern, lantern and power bank. It features six lighting modes including a flashing red warning light, a built-in hanger, 500 lumens of lighting, and a 2600 mAh battery.
LE Camping Lantern with Lanterns
The design of this camping lantern is quite ingenious as it includes a lantern base that can use both rechargeable and disposable batteries, but detachable lanterns that use disposable batteries. Add the car charger and you’ll keep your lights on no matter what.
Eventek Battery Pack and Camp Lantern
This flashlight is essentially a giant 20,000 mAh battery with an LED panel on the side. It has enough juice to provide up to 144 hours of light on the lowest setting or charge your phone multiple times.
This collapsible lantern is IP67 waterproof and dustproof, packs flat and can be charged by both solar power and a USB charger. It’s not the brightest flashlight on our list, but it can provide up to 75 lumens of illumination. Switch to low mode (12 lumens) and you’ll get 24 hours of light.
Mix and match some of our favorites from the list above, and you’ve got all your bases covered. With a few different lights that feature rechargeable batteries, disposable batteries, and solar power, you’ll never want light (or a smartphone charge) during a power outage again.