Why Is Nobody Doing This? Sofirn IF24 Flashlight Review

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I review the Sofirn IF24. This is the upgraded version of the IF23. This is one of the few flashlights that features an array of RGB LEDs that produce enough light to be usable as a walking or flood light.

Sofirn has provided me with a sample of the IF24 for this review. I have not held back on any negative opinions of this light.

Sofirn IF24 Review:

General thoughts after a week of usage/size comparison/practicality/interesting things:
• I’ve been getting these hybrid-style lights lately, they’re just so adaptable to a variety of scenarios. The Sofirn IF24 is a do-it-all flashlight that also comes with a replaceable 18650 battery, unlike many of those rectangular-style lights that you see out there. I’ve been using it now for a few weeks and have been pretty impressed.
• What’s included in the box?
• Comparison with Wurkkos HD01, Olight Arkfield Pro

Overall Construction, LED, lens, bezel and reflector
• Mainly a tube design, with one ‘side’ flattened off. This is where the switch is and the side LEDs. Well-machined, it feels high quality. No imperfections or sharp edges. I like that Sofirn has included a rigid deep-carry clip too. The anodizing is matt black and grippy. I like how Sofirn has switched over to this new anodizing – makes a huge difference as I don’t use lanyards. The button has a rotating outer – selecting various modes. The center switch is the selector. The tailcap just unscrews so you can remove or insert an 18650 cell. Also, the IF24 has USB-C onboard charging + battery indicator to the left of the port.
• LEDs not stated. The spot beam LED appears to be an SST40 paired with a TIR lens. Appears to be a glass lens over the TIR lens, a stainless steel inner bezel. As for the side LEDs, they have similar properties to the ones found in my Wurkkos HD01 – so likely to be 22x CSP1313 LEDs and 15x RGB LEDs. A frosted glass panel covers the side LEDs.

UI – modes
• Spot LED
○ Single click – on/off
○ Press and hold to ramp LMH
○ Long press for ML
○ Double press – turbo, strobe, SOS, beacon
• Side light (RGB mode)
○ Single click RGB on/off. Press and hold to change colors.
○ Double click to cycle red/blue flash, rainbow, RGB waterfall, droplets, neon fade
• Side light (flood light)
○ Same as spot function

Performance – total output, beam profile, longevity, practicality
• Ceiling bounce test, CRI, CCT
• Best of both worlds in one package

• Would be nice to be able to activate both the side LEDs and spot LED at the same time.
• Would also be better if the light did not automatically switch on when rotating the switch. This would prevent accidental activation in your pocket. The light does have a lock mode though, and the switch isn’t easily rotated.
• The side LEDs are just under the button which can be blinding when you activate them. The frosted glass is a much better option to plastic though, more durable and increased transmission.
• Some RGB modes might be seen as gimmicky but I’ve always wanted something like this to add some lighting effects in the background of my videos!

If you’re looking for a reasonably priced, pocketable light that can pretty much do it all, I’d recommend the IF24. At first, I was unsure about that flood/RGB panel, but have found myself using it in warmer modes which are easier on my eyes. The spot beam is impressive and the fact that you can replace the battery seals the deal for me.

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