Convoy S3 XM: Multi-purpose Waterproof Flashlight

Customers looking for Convoy flashlights are often confused with the variety of available options and find it hard to differentiate between different models. Same is the case with S3 line of flashlights that follow a similar design language with subtle differences. Lm values and color temperature help identify different models and while all models work equally well in most situations; some users prefer specific LED chips and color temperature. Convoy S3 XM-L2 U2 1A is a waterproof flashlight that uses Cree XM-L2 emitter with a lumens range of 500-1000 and luminous flux of 600Lm. The solid build quality and waterproofing makes the flashlight ideal for a variety of situations, including camping and outdoor adventure.

Constructed from aluminum alloy and with its hard-anodized finish, Convoy S3 XM is built to last and able to take some serious abuse before giving up. Its compact size allows users to easily carry it anywhere, while the 18650 battery offers decent run time of up to 2.5 hours on high-mode. The stainless steel bezel allows effective dissipation of heat and ensures that the flashlight does not get too hot. Color temperature range of 6500-7000K is suitable for most situations and provides a clear view of objects at distance. The flashlight is also available with custom color temperature options and light modes, which allows more advanced users to meet their specific requirements. Protection features such as reverse polarity protection and low-voltage alarm system provides extra protection against most common forms of damages.

Specifications

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Parts Specs
Emitter Cree XM-L2
Lumens range 500-1000
Luminous flux 600Lm
Color Cool White
Reflector and lens Orange peel (aluminum textured), glass
Body material Aerospace-grade Aluminum alloy, anti-scratching Type III Hard Anodization
Protection Reverse polarity, waterproof (IPX-8), low-voltage
Functions Tail stand, stainless steel bezel for effective heat dissipation
Switch Tail cap
Light modes Low, Mid, High, Strobe, SOS
Power source 1 x 18650 battery (sold separately)
Voltage range 3-4.2 V
Average LED lifespan 50,000 hours
Battery time Up to 2.5 hours on High-mode
Flashlight weight 69 grams
Flashlight dimensions 11.50 x 2.40 x 2.40 cm
Package weight 100 grams

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Convoy S3 XM

Features

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  • Aerospace-grade aluminum alloy construction
  • IPX-8 waterproof
  • Weighs only 69 grams
  • Compact and portable design
  • Stainless steel bezel
  • Protection features
  • Cool white light
  • Up to 2.5 hours on high-mode

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Pros and Cons

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Very portable, easy to carry around

Suitable for a variety of situations

Decent battery life

Solid construction, waterproof ring

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No pocket clip included

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Convoy S3 XM

Convoy S3 XM – L2 U2 1A LED Waterproof Flashlight

Conclusion

S3 XM-L2 U2 1A is an easy-to-recommend flashlight for most usage scenarios and comes at an attractive price tag. Convoy is known for delivering value-driven flashlights at an affordable price and S3 XM is no exception. It offers all the bells and whistles of a modern flashlight and comes with built-in protection features that ensure longevity and ability to take some abuse. These features, decent battery life and excellent portability make the flashlight an ideal solution for outdoor adventurers, campers as well as general users.

How to Buy

S3 XM-L2 U2 1A is available at a market-competitive price from Gearbest in different colors. The following link takes to the product page that provides more information about shipping and pre/post-sale support.

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