If you’re looking for a camping light that can also provide ambient light, the BioLite AlpenGlow 500 is a great option. Currently listed at $79.95 on Amazon, the lamp has a brightness of 500 lumens and comes with a 6,400mAh battery that doubles as a power bank. The lamp has a variable brightness, and can run for 5 hours in high light and 200 hours in low light. If you have battery power left, you can connect the USB-A cable to charge other devices such as mobile phones and power cords. The battery takes about three hours to charge.
The AlpenGlow 500 has nine different lighting modes to choose from, including Cool White, Warm White, Single Color, Multicolor, Single Sided Lighting, and Fireworks. You can cycle between colors by pressing the button at the top, and activate colors like Candle Flicker and Party Mode by shaking the candle.
The lamp has a hook on the bottom that allows you to hang it to illuminate the surface. It has an IPX4 waterproof rating, making it suitable for outdoor use. There is also a red night mode and a memory function that remembers the last time the light was turned on.