Best EDC Flashlights - Olight

In my opinion, a flashlight is the most important thing you can have on you for EDC. It gets dark everyday and having light can save your life, especially in the winter months.

This will be a guide on how to choose the right flashlight for YOU. Everyone is different and personal preference comes into play.

I will start with the smallest and we will work our way up to the largest Olight flashlights we have. I will squeeze in the lumen outputs, size, battery requirements, pro's and con's.

Let's get started, shall we?


Olight I3E EOS Key Chain Flashlight

Olight I3E EOS EDC Flashlight

Pro's

  • Uses common AAA battery
  • Twisty interface, less likely for accidental turn on
  • Micro size perfect for a key ring so you have it all the time
  • Affordable price between $10-$13

Con's

  • Short run time due to alkaline cells
  • Low lumen output
  • Not rechargeable

The Olight I3E EOS is an inexpensive EDC flashlight that can disappear on your key ring and be almost unnoticeable. With a 90 lumens of output and a wide beam pattern, this flashlight makes a really good back up option to keep on your key ring.  Purchase this flashlight with the button below.

Olight I3E EOS Black Key Chain Flashlight


Olight I3T EOS Tail Switch Flashlight

Olight I3T EOS EDC Flashlight

Pro's

  • Thin micro size EDC flashlight
  • Uses common AAA battery
  • Comes with dual direction pocket clip
  • Small and light weight so barely notice it in your pocket
  • Easy user interface with off, low and high

Con's

  • Only comes in cool white
  • Cannot use Li Ion battery
  • Not rechargeable

The Olight I3T EOS is a great small clicky tail switch AAA flashlight that can hide in a pocket or shirt. It has 2 modes for easy operation and bright 180 lumen output. Purchase this flashlight from the button below.

Olight i3T AAA EDC Flashlight


Olight S1 Mini Baton Flashlight

Olight S1 Mini EDC Flashlight

Pro's

  • Very small and light weight
  • 600 lumens from such a small size
  • Rechargeable
  • Dual direction pocket clip
  • Available in cool white or HCRI models

Con's

  • Have to remove battery to charge it
  • Uncommon battery size

The Olight S1 Mini Baton flashlight is a small flashlight with amazing capability. Comes with a rechargeable RCR123 battery with a charge port on the side. Purchase either the cool white or HCRI models from the buttons below.

Olight S1 Mini Baton Everyday Carry Flashlight

Olight S1 Mini HCRI Baton Everyday Carry Flashlight


Olight S1R Baton II Flashlight

Olight S1R Baton II EDC Flashlight

Pro's

  • Very small and light weight
  • Over 1000 lumens in a very small package
  • Integrated charging via magnetic charge cable
  • Dual direction pocket clip

Con's

  • Uncommon battery size

The Olight S1R Baton II flashlight is an everyday carry staple. There are so many of these lights out that I bet you know someone who has one. Purchase this EDC staple from the button below.

Olight S1R Baton II Everyday Carry Flashlight


Olight S2R Baton II Flashlight

Olight S2R Baton II EDC Flashlight

Pro's

  • Over 1100 lumens
  • Integrated charging via magnetic charger
  • Larger battery for more capacity
  • Dual direction pocket clip

Con's

  • Longer size can be harder to everyday carry
  • Uncommon battery size

The Olight S2R Baton II flashlight is a larger EDC flashlight with more capacity and capability to to it's larger 18650 battery. That size can also be a hindrance though due to it's increased length. Purchase this EDC flashlight from the button below.

Olight S2R Baton II EDC Flashlight

Mar 10th 2019 Jason

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