Product Comparison: Maglite Xenon vs Maglite Krypton (S2D016)

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General Specifications
Krypton (S2D016)
About the Product
Perfect for outdoor adventures of all kinds, this industrial handheld flashlight from Maglite is the durable and compact solution for finding your way through the dark. This black industrial handheld flashlight takes D batteries and outputs 98 lumens. This handheld flashlight has a push button switch and the body is made of aluminum.
Linear focusing, spot to flood. Patented cam action focusing beam. Flush sealed rubber thumb button. Triple action, self-cleaning internal switch, on, off and signaling. Anodized inside and out for better corrosion resistance and durability.
Key Specs
Light Output
98 lumens
27 lumens
Beam Distance
875 ft.
750 ft.
Power Source
4 D Batteries
2 D battery
What customers say about "Key Specs"
Maglite Xenon 98 Lumens Industrial Black Handheld Flashlight
  • This light isn't as bright as the four D cell that I have been carrying but it is lighter and quicker on the swing if I need it for defensive purposes.
  • Mag-Lite is indestructible. Not only is this a very bright light, but it can also be used as a self-defense tool, i.e., a club.
  • Love it works great! bright light and always working when you need it.
  • The only fault I can make about this light is that the LED bulb due to its design leaves a small circle of area in the center that is not lit as well as the penumbra.
  • The light looks more like that from run of the mill old filament bulb flashlights. This is a slim stick compared to the usual Maglite.
Maglite Krypton (S2D016) Flashlight 2D
  • I purchased this for use at work. I need something that will be bright to spot any window open.
  • Gift for hubby for Fathers Day. He has wanted one for a long time. He loves it. It is very heavy which he thinks is good, really gives off the light.
  • This is a durable, reliable and very bright light. No problems with it at all.
  • This flashlight is amazing and well worth the money! It now stays in the bedroom with me.
  • What more could you want out of a flashlight, it's bright, has excellent Maglite build quality, and the batteries last forever.
Size & Weight
14.72 in.
10 in.
1 in.
1.56 in.
1 in.
1.56 in.
36 oz.
23.8 oz.
What customers say about "Size & Weight"
Maglite Xenon 98 Lumens Industrial Black Handheld Flashlight
  • This is a great flash light, Just the right size to fit the hand, comfortable checkered grip and a strong bright beam that is adjustable for distance or close up.
  • I have D size MagLites, but they are too big to handle. This is the perfect size. Highly recommend.
  • It is a comfortable size, well balanced, very powerful, and should last years and years.
  • The body diameter is not comfortable as it is too thick.
  • Always felt a little fat and clumsy in my smallish hands
Maglite Krypton (S2D016) Flashlight 2D
  • Then there's the weight factor. Two D cell batteries weigh significantly more than two AA batteries, so bear that in mind when purchasing.
  • A big flashlight with a good weight to it. I will share something with you..
  • Great flashlight, although more for bashing things as the weight from the batteries makes this thing a formidable club.
  • Weighing in at a little over three pounds (with batteries), this bad boy is no light weight, but that's the point.
  • The momentum and weight of the light do all the work. Never swing the light at someone. It is too heavy and you run the risk of having it taken away.
Output Modes
Single Output, Blink Mode
Single Output, Blink Mode
Body Design
Body Material/Finish
Lens/Window Material
Head Switch
Head Switch
Water Resistance
Replacement Lamp: LMXA401, Adjustable light beam
Adjustable light beam, O-ring sealed for maximum water resistance
What customers say about "Features"
Maglite Xenon 98 Lumens Industrial Black Handheld Flashlight
  • I love this as a duty flashlight, but the rubber button that covers the switch is soft and flimzy, not as I remembered my prior maglites had.
  • The body diameter approximates a baton. It is long enough to double as a self-defense impact device, yet short enough to handle properly.
  • I bought several of these for gifts perfect for men and women too - sturdy will last a lifetime love this brand and the price was perfect thank you
  • Sturdy well made like all maglite products. Good lighting with adjustable beam. Also enough heft to but a lump on someones head if needed.
  • The tolerances are off leaving the reflector head feeling loose and the clicker on off button feels cheap, like it will break sooner than later.
Maglite Krypton (S2D016) Flashlight 2D
  • The focus control looks like a funnel with the small end cut at 45 degrees.
  • It would be nice to have an "O-ring" engineered into it to control any escaping gases at the junction.
  • This is a very good all around flashlight really puts out good lighting and its nice to have a switch that you can control with the thumb with one hand holding the flashlight.
  • But if you want a really sturdy, and subsequently beefy flashlight (that will most certainly sink if dropped in water!), the Maglite is the way to go.
  • I think that MAGLITE should work on the quality control of its bulbs (which may be manufactured by someone for MAGLITE).
Max. Runtime
9.5 hour(s)
8.5 hour(s)
USB Rechargable
What customers say about "Power"
Maglite Xenon 98 Lumens Industrial Black Handheld Flashlight
  • Bought four with batteries for family. Excellent flashlights that can also serve in self-defense.
  • The battery seems to be fine and changing which is next to the lamp made no difference.
  • The batteries last a long time as well.
  • It sucks up the batteries within a month or so, maybe less, but otherwise its a really good flashlight.
Maglite Krypton (S2D016) Flashlight 2D
  • Battery life was not super great, but it was alright.
  • Seeing where you're going at night, and self defense, combined with an excessively long battery life, are the reasons for a 5 star on this.
  • I use the LED and get much more brightness with longer battery life. This is a durable, reliable and very bright light. No problems with it at all.
  • My kids call it a bear beater. I bought this large 4-D cell light, not for self defense or security, but for long battery life.
  • Not as bright as an led but definetly has longer battery life.
Warranty / Certifications
Manufacturer Warranty
10 year(s)

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