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It is compact, well built, has useful features without ridiculous garbage like winky-blinky strobes and Morse code signals, it fits the hand well, and it even looks cool! So what’s the problem?
The on/off button is the problem. It is raised, which makes it easy to manipulate; so easy that any time I carry it in my pocket it turns on. If Nitecore had simply recessed the on/off button or included a raised ridge around that button this might not happen, making this a five-star review instead of two-star. However, Nitecore did not do that so what should have been an excellent piece of kit will sit in a drawer.
ADDENDUM: There is a workaround. If you snap the pocket clip on the other side of the flashlight it will cover the buttons and prevent the light from turning on in your pocket. Of course, you will now have to fumble with the clip to take it off before you can use the flashlight, and will likely loose the clip eventually, or the clip will soon break (it is not designed to be removed every time the light is used, so it will break) but, until then, you can use this flashlight.
No charging cable included. That's unforgivable. The cheapest no-name garbage at least comes with a charging cable. Maybe everyone these days has a few type-c cables laying around, but I don't; haven't needed one until now. So I guess now I have to buy one since I didnt realize this didnt come with one until I needed to recharge it.