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NITECORE P18 1800 Lumen EDC Flashlight with Red LED
NITECORE P18 1800 Lumen Compact Flashlight with Auxiliary Red LED and Silent Tactical Switch

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Price: $99.95

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Product Code: FL-NITE-P18

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NITECORE P18 At-A-Glance

  • Smallest 1800 lumen LED flashlight with 199 yards of throw
  • Max runtime up to 220 hours using the include IMR18650 battery
  • Auxiliary red LED for outdoor and low light situations
  • 5 white light brightness levels & 3 special modes
  • Convenient side switch and tail switch
  • Easy to carry with detachable pocket clip, lanyard, and holster

Included in the Box

  • NITECORE P18 flashlight
  • NITECORE IMR18650 Li-ion battery
  • Spare o-ring
  • Lanyard
  • Holster
  • Warranty card
  • User Manual

Blazing Bright 1800 Lumen Beam

Welcome the smallest 1800 lumen LED flashlight. NITECORE P18 takes the Precision series to the next level sporting a die-cast aluminum alloy unibody, a silent tail switch and a red LED. Featuring a CREE XHP35 HD LED, P18 is capable of a blazing bright 1800 lumen output. Use the P18 for search and inspection with a throw distance up to 199 yards, or silently switch to ultralow, low, mid, high or turbo for up close and general uses. Three special modes are great for emergency situations.

Compact and Easy to Use

Comfortably carry the NITECORE P18 in your pocket, backpack and car with its 4.5 inch long, 1 inch diameter compact body and a detachable clip. A silent tail switch provides easy access to momentary and constant output while a durable, metal side switch independently controls the auxiliary red LEDs for low light tactics. Enjoy direct access to the previous memorized brightness level with the mode memorization.

Long Lasting Runtime

Powered by the included 1x 35A IMR 18650 li-ion battery, P18 offers a 220-hour max runtime so you will spend more time out in the field and less time charging. When it is time to charge, a red power indicator reports the remaining battery level.


Maximum Brightness 1800 lumens
Peak Beam Distance 199 yards
Peak Beam Intensity 8360 cd
IP Rating IP56
Impact Resistance 1 m
Dimensions L-4.15" x W-1.14" x H-1.34"
Weight 3.65oz


Turbo 1800 lumens 30 min
High 850 lumens 2 hr
Mid 260 lumens 4 hr
Low 65 lumens 18 hr
Ultralow 1 lumen 220 hr
Auxiliary Red Light 10 lumens 28 hr
Strobe 1800 lumens --
SOS 1800 lumens --
Beacon 1800 lumens --

Compatible Power Sources

IMR 18650 High-Drain Rechargeable Li-ion Battery IMR 18650 3.6V/3.7V Y (Recommended)
18650 Rechargeable Li-ion Battery (Output over 8A)** 18650 3.6V/3.7V Y (Compatible)
Primary Lithium Battery CR123 3V Y (Compatible)
Rechargeable Li-ion Battery RCR123 3.6V/3.7V Y (Compatible)
18650 Rechargeable Li-ion Battery (Output below 8A) 18650 3.6V/3.7V N (Incompatible)

** Note: When using a button top 18650 battery with the P18, there will be a small 0.5-1mm gap between the battery cap and the light body due to the overall length of the battery. It is cosmetic and does not impact the function or water resistance. For best fit, we recommend using a flat top 18650 such as this one (click here).
NITECORE P18 Product Overview
NITECORE P18 Product Overview
Average Rating: Average Rating: 4.5 of 5 4.5 of 5 Total Reviews: 21 Write a review »

NITECORE P18 Black Stainless Steel Tactical Bezel
Price: $12.50

NITECORE P18 Black Stainless Steel Tactical Bezel

  0 of 0 people found the following review helpful:
1 of 5 Thumb toggle - very poor design June 25, 2020
Reviewer: Jon from Santa Monica, CA  
I live close to the west coast beach and I keep this clipped to my front pocket so the weather is mostly mild. After a few months I had trouble with the thumb toggle getting very slow to rebound and therefore would change modes instead of powering off. I prefer the weatherproofed thumb button instead.

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5 of 5 Great features June 16, 2020
Reviewer: Robert Gundermann from MADISON, WI United States  
Really like how you can turn it right on to strobe.  That's a nice feature to have.

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5 of 5 Good Size May 16, 2020
Reviewer: Jordan from Squaw Valley, CA United States  
A Nice Compact Brite light!

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  1 of 1 people found the following review helpful:
5 of 5 March 11, 2020
Reviewer: Pedro Rivera from ATLANTIC CITY, NJ United States  
I was going to Buy a  sure fire  until I saw this flashlight in YouTube and I like the review of it oh so I like that you couldn’t put a strike bezel on the flashlight it’s a great flashlight and you can use it for all purpose

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  0 of 1 people found the following review helpful:
4 of 5 Great flashlite December 8, 2019
Reviewer: Alexander Petrov from MANALAPAN, NJ United States  
Only one thing. You should include a battery with micro usb charging possibility. Thats look like incomplete kit. Thats look weird to pay $90 and then try to find additional charger. Not good for this price.

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