The FlashTorch Mini Conquers Darkness, Breakfast

Can your flashlight fry eggs? Didn’t think so.

By Evan Bleier

 
The FlashTorch Mini Conquers Darkness, Breakfast
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26 October 2016

Outside the U.S., flashlights are often known as torches, despite their lack of actual fire power.

While we feel that naming practice is a bit misleading, we don’t take issue with it in the case of the FlashTorch Mini, largely because the 2,300-lumen number actually has real-deal torching skills in spades.

Created by a Hong Kong-based firm called Wicked Lasers, the $200 FlashTorch Mini can start a fire, fry an egg as well as handle regular flashlight duties for up to 1,000 hours.

Billed as “the world's smallest burning flashlight,” the Mini is made of military-grade aluminum, can be used as a floodlight or searchlight and its battery can be recharged without removal.

If you buy a Mini  — which’ll come with a year warranty — do familiarize yourself with its proper use and safety before busting it out.

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