Best Solar-Powered Flashlights

Updated September 2019
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Solar-powered flashlights are nice to have in emergency situations. You can charge these flashlights in the sun and then use them at night. Some of these units even offer the ability to fast charge the flashlight through a USB cable. Certain solar powered flashlights ship with a hand crank in addition to the solar panel. By turning the hand crank, you can generate power to run the light for a short amount of time. Some solar powered flashlights are extremely powerful. They provide a really bright light that extends over several hundred feet. Others contain emergency mode lighting, where the light flashes to attract the attention of others.

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