User Review: Coleman CR123A Lithium Pack-Away Lantern
I bought the big brother of this light for an AT hike several weeks ago. While it worked well, it seemed a bit large and heavy for my needs (uses 4AA batteries).
Following my outing, I happened upon this model. It uses 3 CR123A batteries and is
1/4 to 1/3 smaller overall. Both lights appear to produce the same levels of light; or close to it.
The other feature that, in my opinion, places this model above its 4AAA sibling is the relative lack of artifacts. Coleman has redesigned the diffuser holder, and it makes a big difference; to the better.