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This waterproof $8 pocket-sized flashlight has three brightness modes

Anker's Bolder LC40 LED flashlight drops to just $7.99 (opens in new tab) at Amazon when you enter promo code 24WL5MJO at checkout. That code discounts the flashlight's price by $5.

We haven't seen a deal on Anker's powerful-but-small LC40 flashlights since mid-December. This price matches that one. If you missed it the last time, you can get a couple of these flashlights for use around the house, while camping, or for the glove compartment when you drop stuff underneath the passenger car seat.

The LC40 has a powerful light but is small enough to fit easily into your purse or pocket. It will get the best results (six hours of life and the full 400 lumens) from an 18650 rechargeable battery. You can get this set of two with a charger (opens in new tab) for $14.99.

You can also get the Anker LC90 LED flashlight (opens in new tab) on sale for $19.99 with code LFQ8D5YD. It is normally $26. It's got 900 lumens compared to the LC40's 400 lumens. It also comes with the 18650 battery you need for the best light output.

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J.D. Levite has been in the deals game since 2012. He has posted daily deals at Gizmodo, The Wirecutter, The Sweethome, and now for Thrifter. He was there for the first Prime Day and has braved the full force of Black Friday. If you cut him, he bleeds savings. But don't try it for real. That's a metaphor.
  • I own the LC40 and the LC90 and they are great but bulky lights. Highly recommended at this price.
  • I got a pair of these from Home Depot for $5. You can also find them on eBay for the same price.
  • Kinda prefer tiny powerful lights, like the Nitecore EC11. Small as your thumb, 1,000 lumens.
  • Wow, and it already has the Android Oreo update!
  • Ordered one to appease my Anker and flashlight addictions... Thank you for the code.