Most smartphones feature a flashlight, which may be helpful if you need to tackle a quick chore in the dark. But if you work in dimly lit spaces often or enjoy outdoor activities like and night hikes, you might want to reconsider relying on your phone too much.
Alternatively, a dedicated tool like this Eight-in-One Maglight by WonderCube can provide much more utility than your smartphone and even a traditional flashlight. The Maglight is small enough to slip into your pocket, but WonderCube claims it’s 30 times brighter than a standard phone, and you can .
Weighing around two ounces and measuring under three inches long by two inches wide, you can easily fit the Maglight in the palm of your hand, but it may be more impactful than its size suggests. This rechargeable mini flashlight can operate for over three hours and provides four brightness modes, with its strongest option producing 800 lumens, so you can adjust between settings as the sun goes down.
The Maglight offers multiple mounting methods. The foldable kickstand can prop the flashlight on flat surfaces as you work, while the robust magnet attaches the Maglight to metal objects. It also links to devices such as tripods and cameras for added stability. Need to light a wider area such as a workshop or tent? Hang the Maglight from the ceiling with rope or hook it on your backpack with the carabiner as you trek in the dark. To top it all off, it even has a bottle opener, which will inevitably come in handy during your next summer picnic or tailgate.
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