Maglite XL200, black, with travel case. I ordered this flashlight and it came in just a few days. I've now had it about a week and have used it around the house and for a couple night walks. The instructions are easy to follow and the light itself functions as intended. I just packed it in my suitcase for a trip I'm taking and was grateful for the lockout feature so I don't have to worry about accidentally burning up a set of batteries. As far as the brightness goes, the light seems as bright as expected. Sorry, I don't have any other good flashlights to compare it to, but it is definitely brighter than any of my other lights. The hotspot on this light is about 24 inches diameter at 20 feet. The flood pattern is about 18 foot diameter at 20 feet. The listing on Amazon states that the light has "spot-to-flood" focusing--I don't think this is accurate. The front 1.25 inches of the light including the lens can be unscrewed resulting in a diminished hotspot; however, the flood pattern diameter is unaffected and none of the hotspot light is spread (diffused) to the flood pattern like happens when a diffuser is placed in front of a lens. I wish the light had a lanyard ring and something to keep it from rolling. I contacted Maglite and they said "We should have something out late this year, you might try [...] and look at the novatac fdc lanyard." I intend on ordering this reasonbly priced lanyard ring. I've heard others state that they aren't excited with the 3-AAA configuration, but with the claimed battery life I have no problem with the battery scheme. I am really happy with this light and am over any buyer's remorse after using it a few times :) I would have given it 5 stars if not for the lack of a lanyard attachment.
Nice lowest brightness setting (too high for reading IMO, but I'd use a headlamp anyway)
Like the accelerometer functions for the brightness and flashing
Button has good feel
Fits easily in pocket
Stands well on end for night light
Great price compared to Surefires and other tactical lights
No lanyard ring
Can't adjust beam pattern like old Maglites (not sure if you can with any LED's)
2 Weeks after purchase:
I took the XL200 on vacation and really liked being able to set it on its end and use it as a nightlight on the lowest setting. I ordered a lanyard ring from Lighthound, Inc., (description: Inox Lanyard Ring for NovaTac EDC series flashlights, part number: GBNTEDCLR) The ring is about as perfect of a fit as possible without being specifically designed for the flashlight. The milling marks were still present in the ring so I took some very fine sandpaper and polished it up and rounded over any sharp edges. I like the flashlight even better now that I don't have to worry as much about dropping it or rolling it off of a table.