Provides 3 different lighting modes, including an SOS blinking mode. Has both a solar charging mode and a fast charge mode from a USB port. Includes a hook, so you can hang it easily. 3 light banks provide more light than a traditional style lantern.
Provides more of a directional light than a traditional lantern. Needs to hang for the best results.
Runs for up to 24 hours of light after sitting in the sun all day. Lightweight lantern at only 4.4 oz., which is perfect for hiking and camping. Gives you 4 different lighting modes, including a blinking SOS mode. Has a charge level indicator light.
Not the most powerful light. Materials may not stand up well to rugged conditions.
Charges faster in the sun than some other solar lanterns, providing about 30 minutes of light for each hour of solar charging. Works as both a lantern when extended and a flashlight when collapsed. Has a USB port so you can charge mobile devices from the lantern.
A little pricier than others. Not as bright as comparable lanterns. Design may not survive rough treatment.
Has a fun design where the light is made to resemble a dancing flame. Charges quickly in the sun. Includes rings attached to the frames of each light, so you can hang them anywhere. Waterproof materials that will stand up nicely to the environment.
Not really made for reading or close-up work. Doesn't have any emergency lighting modes.
Good charging efficiency in a solar powered lantern. Lightweight unit that's easy to carry when hiking or camping. Offers 3 lighting modes, including an SOS flashing light. Looks like an inflatable white cube, meaning it provides a decorative element.
More expensive than others. Some problems with light brightness and charging capacity.
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Solar powered lanterns are handy pieces of hardware for camping or other outdoor activities. Solar lanterns have LED lights inside, giving you a nice level of brightness. These lanterns contain a solar panel, allowing them to charge in the sun. After charging during the day, you can use the light at night. Most solar-powered lanterns are made to be small and lightweight, so you can carry them when hiking or camping. Some solar lanterns provide a strong light that’s great for close-up work. Others are more decorative in nature, providing just a little light for ambiance. Some of these lanterns have a fast charge mode via USB for convenience.
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