Best EDC USB rechargeable flashlights

Charlie Cooper / Updated: May 21st 2020 / Flashlights

Nothing compares to the convenience a USB rechargeable flashlight provides. With ports now not only limited to computers, USB provides a range of charging options. Lets take a look at the best USB rechargeable flashlights suitable for EDC.

Olight S1R Baton II | $69.45

Olight SR1 Baton II USB rechargeable flashlight
  • Lumens (max) – 1000
  • Runtime – 37mins
  • Length – 2.48” (63mm)
  • Weight – 1.8oz (51g)
  • Beam Distance – 475ft (145m)

The S1R Baton II is the second generation pocket rocket from Olight. With an impressive maximum output of 1000 lumens it’s both smaller and more lightweight than the original. If you’re after a rechargeable EDC flashlight that’ll fit snugly in your pocket the S1R Baton II is a good choice – Buy on Amazon.


Streamlight MicroStream USB | $29.99

Streamlight MicroStream USB Flashlight
  • Lumens (max) – 250
  • Runtime – 90mins
  • Length – 3.87” (98mm)
  • Weight – 1.2oz (34g)
  • Beam Distance – 223ft (68m)

Streamlights’ popular MicroStream flashlight is now available with USB recharging. Relatively compact in size it’ll sit comfortably in the palm of your hand or tucked away safely in your pocket. With unrivalled performance for its size the MicroStream USB is quickly becoming a top seller – Buy on Amazon.


Wuben L50 | $29.99

Wuben L50 rechargeable flashlight
  • Lumens (max) – 1200
  • Runtime – 90mins
  • Length – 5.5” (139mm)
  • Weight – 4.87oz (138g)
  • Beam Distance – 656ft (200m)

Designed specifically for outdoor activities the Wuben L50 is a multi-functional flashlight not to be taken lightly. Considering the affordable price it certainly packs some power without sacrificing quality. Excellent beginners flashlight that’s sure to impress – Buy on Amazon.


Fenix PD25 | $59.95

Fenix PD25 USB rechargeable flashlight
  • Lumens (max) – 550
  • Runtime – 35mins
  • Length – 3.7” (93mm)
  • Weight – 1.7oz (47g)
  • Beam Distance – 427ft (130m)

The Fenix PD25 is a powerful yet compact flashlight featuring the latest Cree XP-L LED. With five outputs including strobe mode it’s perfect for the outdoors or your EDC needs. Another solid flashlight from one of the best in the business – Buy on Amazon.


Nite Ize INOVA T4R | $127.99

  • Lumens (max) – 850
  • Runtime – 120mins
  • Length – 7.89″ (201mm)
  • Weight – 8.9oz (253g)
  • Beam Distance – 840ft (256m)

With a massive 840 feet beam distance, this USB rechargeable cradle-mounted LED flashlight meets the needs of serious professionals. Whilst considerably more expensive than similar flashlights its machined aluminum body is, shockproof, crushproof, and water resistant, for a lifetime of use – Buy on Amazon.