The Joby Gorillatorch Blade is the newest, smallest, and brightest member of the Gorillatorch line of hands-free flashlights. It's also the most expensive.
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Like most Joby products, the Gorillatorch Blade features three flexible legs that hold their position when bent to nearly any angle.
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The legs feature neodymium magnets embedded in the feet, which allows the Blade to cling to metal surfaces.
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The flashlight can be separated from the legs and used in a more conventional fashion.
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The LED flashlight outputs 65 lumens in a 160-degree beam in its standard mode. Battery life at this level is estimated at 6.5 hours.
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By twisting the head, the beam of light can be focused into a 30-degree spotlight.
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For people who need even more light, the Blade features a 130 lumen boost mode, which it can maintain in 3-minute bursts for up to 2.5 hours.
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When the battery gets low, the Gorillatorch Blade can be recharged via this hidden USB port.
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While charging, this status LED glows blue.
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The Gorillatorch Blade ships with a USB charging cable and this AC to USB wall adapter.
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The flexible legs feature rubber rings to enhance grip when wrapped around an anchor point.
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We found the adjustable beam and output useful for getting the right amount of light exactly where needed.
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The Joby Gorillatorch Blade retails for $59.95.
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