The popular Chinese brand Fenix Lighting opened this week with a new model of LED flashlight. The novelty is called Fenix E16 and is positioned by the manufacturer as a durable, lightweight, small and versatile everyday flashlight with many mounting options, which, among other things, can be used as a functional keychain.
Despite its small size, the Fenix E16 series flashlight is made in a durable and sealed (IP68) aluminum alloy case with a black anodized finish. The total length of the device is only 51 mm, the maximum bezel diameter is about 21.1 mm, the weight of the flashlight, excluding the battery, is about 21 grams. The design provides for a universal clip, lanyard or key holder, as well as a neodymium magnet in the end part. The flashlight can be powered by both small 16340 lithium-ion batteries and CR123A lithium batteries. Management is carried out by a steel button on the side, which provides for the possibility of blocking from accidental activation.
The Fenix E16 model is equipped with a bright white Cree XP-L HI LED brand, which has a maximum declared brightness of 700 lumens, an intensity of up to 5050 candela and an effective glow range of up to 142 meters. The LED is complemented by a new low-profile lens that has been machined with technology from the automotive industry. The presented lamp can work in five modes, namely Strobe (700 lm.), Low (3 lm., 70 h., 13 m), Mid (25 lm., 11.91 h., 31 m), High (150 lm. , 2h, 66m) and the maximum Turbo mode (700lm, 1.08h, 142m). All data is based on the use of a Fenix 16340 Li-ion battery.
The presented Fenix E16 LED flashlight has already begun to appear on the shelves of major official distributors, the recommended retail price of the novelty has been announced within $ 40.