Torches have come a long way over the years. There is now an extensive range of products on the market from your bog standard emergency torch in your home, to a head worn torch for outdoor activities. Whatever your requirements, you need to know that your torch is reliable, durable and isn’t going to leave you in the dark when it matters. 

The winter months tend to bring bad weather and often power cuts meaning you are more likely to be reaching for your trusty torch when you are unexpectedly plunged into darkness. Plus shorter days mean less daylight, so you may find yourself scrabbling in your bag for your house keys when you get home from work. So make sure you are prepared for any occasion by investing in a decent

We have taken a look at some of the leading designs, which incorporate the latest innovations in LED technology, to give you an idea of the types of torches that are available today.

LED torches you should consider

If you are looking for a top of the range torch then one of the markets top manufacturers is LED Lenser. Established in 1994, they have been producing quality torches for over 20 years, which incorporate the latest technology to give clear, bright and focused light throw in all their products.

Reach beyond your standard flashlight and consider what you need your torch for. LED Lenser’s selection of headlamps, general use torches, rechargeable torches, search lights, dive lights and pocket lights, mean you will never feel left in the dark again. 

Take the LED Lenser P7.2. It is extremely durable with anodized aluminium coating surrounding the 4AAA batteries and is the ideal flashlight for camping, hunting, hiking or walking your dog as it combines power, size, reliability and easy-to-use operation for a fantastic all-purpose product.

If you are fed up of going to use your torch and it’s always out of battery power then consider something more reliable that always going to be fully charged and ready to go. The LED Lenser X7R LED Rechargeable torch gives you the power of two LED’s in one powerful beam, with a flexible charging system that means you can charge the torch in your home, or use the USB option to charge from a laptop when you are on the move. Rechargeable torches are a great way to ensure that you always have power, wherever you are.

Wearable torches are becoming more popular

Headlamps have become an increasingly popular choice for flashlights to use for outdoor activities, plus using a headlamp will leave your hands free. With wide ranges available to include long running time and rechargeable batteries that are ideal for trailing and caving, or light-weight headlamps perfect for sports activities or working in the dark.

Check out the LED Lenser H7R2 Rechargeable Headlamp – 300 Lumens. It is a light-weight design with great functionality and some neat additional features, such as a rear safety light and battery indicator so you won’t get caught short whilst you are out and about. It can be easily charged or can use 4AAA batteries if you don’t want to wait for it to charge.

Another great concept is pocket or key-ring torches. They may be small, but what they lack in size, they will make up for in might. Pocket flashlights are lightweight and convenient, like the LED LenserP5.2 LED Torch. It is operated with only one AA battery, but it still packs a punch with its high performance LED.

Whatever you need your flashlight for, be sure to invest in quality products that will be durable, reliable and effective.