10 Best CREE Rechargeable Headlamps
for December 2022

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Whether you're out in the wilderness or commuting along city streets, a good headlamp is an essential item to have in your gear bag. Our testing of 20 headlamps from 7 different manufacturers began with a comprehensive evaluation of the features that such a lamp should offer, including brightness, battery life, weight, and cost. We examined how each model performed while worn, as well as how easy it was to charge, light, and use. Our aim was to find the best headlamp for most needs.

Headlamps offer a lot of benefits, including an emergency source of light when you're lost or stranded. They are also incredibly versatile, allowing you to read, write, or sew in the dark. From surveying a campsite or reading a map at camp to following a trail in the woods to reading in bed, headlamps can come in handy wherever you find yourself.

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Headlamp 12000 Lumen Ultra Bright CREE LED Work Headlight Micro-USB Rechargeable, 4 Modes Head Lamp Waterproof Headlamps for Camping Hiking Hunting Hard Hat Workers

Alyattes Headlamp 12000 Lumen Ultra Bright LED CREE Work Headlight Micro-USB Rechargeable

by Alyattes

Amazing long battery life: Due to its advanced CREE LED design, the battery life of a full charge in each usage is three times longer than normal headlamps, prolong working time is critically important when you're facing challenges or in emergency ; Powered by 2pc rechargeable batteries and quick charge.

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SLONIK 1000 Lumen Rechargeable CREE LED Headlamp w/ 2200 mAh Battery - Lightweight, Durable, Waterproof and Dustproof Headlight - Xtreme Bright 600 ft Beam - Camping and Hiking Gear, Light Green

SLONIK 1000 Lumen Rechargeable CREE Headlamp LED w/ 2200 mAh Battery

by SLONIK

SUPER BRIGHT AND POWERFUL HEADLAMP: the upgraded Slonik 2nd gen is a 1000-lumen rechargeable headlight capable of reflecting a 600ft. beam without any problem. It is compact and lightweight - only 4.19oz with battery included.

The SLONIK 1000 Lumen Rechargeable CREE LED Headlamp with 2200 mAh Battery is a fairly good flashlight for the money. It has 1000 lumens of brightness, which is bright enough to see clearly at night. The light has five different lighting modes, and switching to the low setting (the default) saves battery power. It's comfortably lightweight, weighing just 3.2 ounces. The headlamp has an adjustable nylon headband, which is adjustable to fit most head sizes, and the light has a swiveling head that makes it easy to aim. The headlamp is waterproof and dustproof, so it can be used in harsh conditions, and the aluminum construction and LED technology make it durable and long-lasting. The one downside is that the headband isn't adjustable, so the light will only fit a head that is about 5.25 to 6.25 inches in diameter.

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Redlight Spot Rechargeable Headlamp, 500 Lumens White Cree LED Head Lamp Flashlight with Red light and Motion Sensor Switch, Perfect for Running, Hiking, Lightweight, Waterproof, Adjustable Headband

GOFORWILD Redlight Rechargeable Spot Headlamp

EASY CHARGE AND HIGH CAPACITY BATTERY- Charge the headlamp directly with a USB cable(included) via the USB interface, rechargeable battery (included) can run for 2.5h in the 500 lumens white light mode.

This light has a sharp, bright beam that is easily focused and changed with the press of a button. It's useful, too, as it comes with a handy carrying case and a USB charging cable. The motion sensor is convenient, and the red light mode is great for reading, but the white and red modes are too bright, even on high, and the white mode isn't as bright as we'd like. The headband fits securely and isn't uncomfortable, but the design isn't very adjustable. The included USB cable is relatively short, and it's a little awkward to plug it into the headlamp. The headlamp is waterproof, and it's built to be durable, so it's a good buy if you travel a lot.

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Headlamp,Cobiz Brightest High 6000 Lumen CREE LED Work Headlight,18650 USB Rechargeable IPX4 Waterproof Flashlight with Zoomable Light,Head Lights for Camping,Hiking,Outdoors,Best Gift 5 Clips Incl.

Cobiz Headlamp

by Cobiz-WEEKWIN

FIT FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY ---With a little help from the adjustable headband, you should be able to tailor this most COST-EFFECTIVE head lamp to pretty much any friend, neighbor, or family member who joins in your outdoor (and indoor!) adventures. An exquisite,large capacity case,a PERFECT gift for your loves. This is all you want for a headlamp. HAVE YOURS SHIPPED OUT TODAY

The Cobiz Brightest High 6000 Lumen CREE LED Work Headlight is hands-down the best headlamp for camping and hiking that we tested. It weighs only 2.3 ounces, but it provides 6000 lumens of bright light, which is enough to illuminate the entire tent and trail ahead of you. It also has a 180-degree swivel head, a zoomable light, and five different light modes, including two strobe settings for emergency use. The strobe light pops bright and stays on for 5 seconds when you turn it on, and then switches to a 4-second flash every 4 seconds. The five different light modes provide a range of lighting options, from bright enough to light an entire room to dim enough to read by. The Cobiz headlamp also has two dedicated buttons on the headlamp for the light modes and the light button, which makes it easy to switch from one mode to another with the click of a finger. The built-in clips make it easy to attach it to your belt or backpack, and the water-resistant design makes it safe to use in rain or snow.

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The Revenant 3 Modes Super Bright CREE T6 LED Headlamp with Rechargeable Batteries, Waterproof & Lightweight Camping Outdoor Sports Headlight

The Revenant 3 Modes Super Bright T6 CREE LED Headlamp with Rechargeable Batteries

by XIHE LTD

Comfortable, light and stable, made of aluminum alloy and rubber. Full enough for night fishing, hunting, camping, hiking, cycling, running, etc.

The Revenant Revenant 3 Modes Super Bright CREE T6 LED Headlamp with Rechargeable Batteries, Waterproof & Lightweight Camping Outdoor Sports Headlight is brighter than any headlamp we tested. The light is bright and focused, and the beam is wide. It's up to a 100,000-hour life, and you can get up to 20 minutes of light on a single charge (at a brightness of 2000 lumens). Using rechargeable batteries is convenient, and charging takes about an hour. The rechargeable battery pack is large and bulky, so it's less portable than its competitors. It's also not waterproof, so you can't use it in the rain. The Revenant is an exclusive brand owner and only seller of all The Revenant products. It passed strict quality test and inspection before we shipped it. You can rest assured that its led headlamp is of high quality and safe to use.

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DanForce Headlamp. USB Rechargeable LED Head Lamp. Ultra Bright CREE 1080 Lumen Head Flashlight + Red Light. HeadLamps for Adults, Camping, Outdoors & Hard Hat Work. Zoomable IPX45 Headlight (Moon)

DanForce Headlamp. USB Rechargeable LED Head Lamp. Ultra Bright CREE Lumen 1080 Head Flashlight + Red Light. HeadLamps for Adults

by Dan

CUSTOM MADE COMFORT This head lamp isnt just tough, its also designed for maximum comfort. Enjoy temperature control, thanks to the sweat-resistant headband. Its adjustable sizing makes it a custom made head light for your head.

The DanForce Headlamp is a well-made headlamp with a bright, high-quality CREE LED bulb. The zoomable focus and bright floodlight make it ideal for many uses, including camping, hiking, and fishing. The headlamp has a 90-degree adjustable head flashlight, and a 90-degree adjustable focus light, so you can direct the light exactly where you need it. The headlamp is IPX45 waterproof, so you can use it in the rain or snow, and the built-in lithium-ion battery lasts for up to 4 hours on a single charge, which is more than enough for a long day outdoors. The headlamp is rechargeable, using a USB cable, so it's convenient and portable. The headlamp is easy to operate, and the controls are clearly marked, so it's simple to use, even for first-time users. The headlamp is affordably priced, and it comes with two batteries and a lanyard, so it's everything you could want in a headlamp.

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BESTSUN Hunting Headlamp Zoomable Brightest Green CREE XML-T6 LED Night Hunting Light Waterproof Rechargeable Headlight for Coyote Hog Varmint Predator with Rechargeable Batteries and USB Cable

BESTSUN Hunting Headlamp Zoomable Brightest Green CREE XML-T6 LED Night Hunting Light Waterproof Headlight Rechargeable for Coyote Hog Varmint Predator with Rechargeable Batteries and USB Cable

by BESTSUN

Adjustable Head Angle: Head 90swivel ability, rotate it to shine literally any direction you want ! Practical, Reliable, Durable, Waterproof, Lightweight and Comfortable, ergonomically designed elastic headband.

This hunting headlamp is very bright. It can reach up to 600 lumens on high mode. It emits a bright green glow. It has 3 lighting modes (high, low and strobe). It also features 3 different brightness modes, low is 160 lumens, mid is 360 lumens, high is 600 lumens. The CREE XML-T6 LED used in this headlamp is brighter than others. This hunting headlamp is waterproof. It can survive at least 10 hours in the heavy rain. The hunting headlamp is adjustable. There are 3 different focus levels for you to choose from. The hunting headlamp is very durable. It can withstand at least 10,000 times switching on and switching off. The hunting headlamp is rechargeable. It can last at least 50 hours in the charging, and 1.5 hours in the using. The hunting headlamp features 6 light modes, high, low, strobe, SOS, and FM radio. The hunting headlamp features a USB charging port. You can charge this hunting headlamp with the USB cable.

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The Goldengulf Rechargeable Cree L2 Aluminum Waterproof Diving Swimming Hiking Camping Hunting Fishing Headlamp Underwater 1800 Lumen Safety Head Light Flashlight is bright, waterproof, and easy to carry around. However, it has a dim, bluish light that's more suited for outdoors than indoors. The flashlight is powerful enough to spot small objects that are up to 15 feet away, but it lacks some of the features of other, more expensive flashlights. It doesn't have a lock switch or switches that allow you to adjust the brightness and beam angle. The flashlight only lasts about 2 hours on its highest setting, and it only has a 1-year warranty, so it's more economical to buy another flashlight later.

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MillerTech #555 - Double Power Rechargeable CREE LED Headlamp 1800 Lumens Using high Capacity 3500mah Samsung Cell 2nd Generation with USB-C Charging Cable

MillerTech #555

by MillerTech

Military-Grade Aluminum - Sleek / Slim / Lightweight Design

The MillerTech 555 is a bright, versatile headlamp that is perfect for a variety of outdoor activities. It is powered by two CREE LED chips (one on each side of the headlamp) and is powered using a removable 3500mah MillerTech lithium-ion battery. The headlamp's design allows it to be compact and light, while still packing plenty of light. The headlamp has six brightness levels, and the bright setting is 150 lumens. The dimmer settings are 50, 40, 30, 20, 10, and 5 lumens. The headlamp has a fuel gauge that shows the remaining battery level. The fuel gauge works even when the headlamp is turned off, so it can be used as a flashlight when the battery runs out. The headlamp's beam pattern can be changed from spot to flood using the side buttons. The lamp is IPX4-rated, so it's protected from splashing water, and the headlamp also has a red light that can be used as a signal. The headlamp is powered by a 2.5A USB-C charging cable, which is included in the package. The headlamp has an IP68-rated body, so it's waterproof up to 31 feet.

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Brightest Headlamp 8000 Lumen CREE XHP70 LED Super Bright Headlamp Rechargeable High Power Zoomable Waterproof 3 Modes Batteries Included,Support Power Output,Best for Outdoor Camping Fishing

WINDFIRE Brightest Headlamp 8000 Lumen CREE XHP70 LED Super Bright Rechargeable Headlamp High Power Zoomable Waterproof 3 Modes Batteries Included

by WindFire

Customizable Comfort: This head lamp isnt just tough, its also designed for maximum comfort. Enjoy temperature control, thanks to the sweat-resistant headband. With the adjustable headband, it can fit people of different head size. The headlamp can meet all kinds of your requirements: Night Camping, Running, Hiking, Hunting, Fishing, Car Repairing, etc..

The Brightest Headlamp is the brightest headlamp we've tested, with 8000 lumens of bright light. It's comfortable to hold and use, and it's versatile, with a wide-range flood beam, spot beam, and strobe mode. The headlamp is IPX5 water resistant, so it can be used in heavy rain. The CREE XHP70 LED is brighter than any other LED headlamp we've ever tested, and it has a 100,000-hour lifespan, so you won't have to switch the headlamp often. The headlamp has three lighting modes and a 90-Degrees swivel head, so it's versatile and can do a variety of jobs. The headlamp is comfortable to wear and use, and the rechargeable battery lasts up to 150 hours on high power, and up to 90 hours on low power. The Brightest Headlamp is versatile and can do a variety of jobs, and it's bright, comfortable, and reliable.

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