Outdoor Solar Lights

Outdoor solar lights are becoming a popular option for many homeowners. Which one should you go with? We will review five of the top solar light models on the market to give you a solid idea of what is out there.

1. Baxia Solar Night Light

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Baxia Solar Light

This impressive solar light has 12 LED’s that provide excellent illumination over a large area. It boasts a simple and reliable design that has a small footprint while outputting a surprising amount of light.

One important consideration before purchasing this model is that it only turns on when movement is detected. This feature is good in that it saves battery power, but some users would prefer their light to be on all night for aesthetic reasons.




Features

  • Activation: Motion
  • # of LED’s: 12
  • Charge Time: 8 hours
  • Use Time: 12 hours
  • Battery: 3.7 V / 1200 mAh

Manufacturer Part Number: GLS-B-SSWL-4

2. Mpow Solar Light

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Mpow Solar Light

This solar light has a durable construction, and the company stands behind the product with great customer support. This powerful model has 54 LED’s, and various lighting modes to suit your taste.

In Medium Light Mode, this unit will turn on when it gets dark outside.

In Dim Light Sensor Mode, this unit will turn on 24 out of the 54 LED’s when it gets dark outside. In this mode, if the unit also detects motion while it’s dark out, then all 54 LED’s will turn on to provide full illumination.

In Sensor Mode, this unit will only turn on at night when there is motion. Otherwise, all LED’s will be off.

Some users have reported that the motion sensor is slow to react, but most people do not seem to have any issues with it.

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Mpow Solar Light Installation Example

Features

  • Activation: Motion and/or Low Light
  • # of LED’s: 54
  • Charge Time: 8 hours
  • Use Time: 4 hours
  • Battery: Built-in rechargeable (capacity unknown)

Manufacturer Part Number: PAMPCD020AB-CAAA1-001

3: VicTsing Solar Spotlights

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VicTsing Solar Light

These outdoor solar lights are perfect for installation on lawns to provide landscape lighting. Their small profile and footprint makes them easy to install in almost any location. However, some users have reported issues with performance in cold weather.

If you are in a sunny location like California that gives the batteries lots of charging time, then there should be no issues with performance.




Features

  • Activation: Low Light
  • # of LED’s: 4 per light
  • Charge Time: 9 hours
  • Use Time: 6 hours
  • Battery: 3.7V / 2200 mAh

Manufacturer Part Number: 4_PSC_OD80B-VS1

4. Sunforce 80 LED Solar Light

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Sunforce Solar Light

This motion sensing solar light is similar to a traditional outdoor flood light that is used to illuminate driveways. Its powerful LED’s do a great job of providing light, but the batteries leave room for improvement. Some users reported taking as long as 3 days for the solar panel to charge the batteries to the point where they can consistently power the light all night. However, this is a great product once the batteries are fully charged for the first time.

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Sunforce Solar Light Installation Example

Features

  • Activation: Motion
  • # of LED’s: 80
  • Charge Time: 8 hours
  • Use Time: 8 hours
  • Battery: Non-standard 5-pack AA rechargeable batteries

Manufacturer Part Number: 82080

5. Keeda Solar String Lights

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Keeda Solar Light

The Keeda solar lights are designed for patio or landscape decorations. These lights utilize a crystal globe design that is both durable and aesthetically pleasing. Each globe emits a very satisfying amount of light, and are bright enough that they look like they’re actually plugged into an outlet.

Features

  • Activation: Manual switch
  • # of LED’s: 1 per crystal globe
  • Charge Time: 8 hours
  • Use Time: 12 hours
  • Battery: 1.2V / 1200 mAh

Manufacturer Part Number: KD-BSL-1