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Need an elegant portable table lamp for your porch? A modern table light for dark summer evenings? A lamp to illuminate garden dinners during dusk? These outdoor portable lanterns offer various nifty features that will brighten your time spent on the patio.
Don’t forget to decide what’s optimal for your situation. Do you want a battery-operated lamp or a USB rechargeable light? Or one that runs on solar energy perhaps?
1. Carrie Portable LED Lamp
Carrie Portable LED Lamp is a Danish design, imbued with Scandinavian ideas of beauty and utility. The body is made of mouth-blown glass, opalized with acid, and the stand is made from powder-coated steel.
It’s outdoors-safe with a wide handle for portability, but it’s also elegant enough to use as a desk or table lamp. The USB charger gives up to 12 hours’ light from a single charge. Looking for a more affordable option? Check out the Tubicen Portable LED Table Lamp.
2. BRIMMEL LED Portable Lamp
Whether you need some mood lighting or a heavy duty lamp for camping, the BRIMMEL LED Portable Lamp can do it all. BRIMMEL’s waterproof spray-coated exterior and aluminum frame make it ideal for the outdoors, but its design lends itself to interior decoration and garden parties.
Along with being highly portable, the lamp also features eye-friendly light that can shine as strong as 350 LUM, three levels of brightness, and USB charging.
3. Rolling Portable Lamp
Different occasions call for different lighting, and the Metalarte Rolling Portable Lamp is perfect for all of them. Hidden wheels roll silently along from place to place, but you can also use the handle on top of the lamp to pick it up and transport it.
Use it poolside, on your terrace, or anywhere you need some mood lighting. Its compact size will fit in just about any space!
4. Tomshine LED Solar Lanterns
Outdoor lanterns can be one big fire hazard, and they usually have to stay in one place. Rearranging your outdoor space is a pain, which is why portable lanterns have become so popular.
Tomshine LED Solar Lanterns give your patio or backyard the warm, soft glow of a lantern without the hassle or the fire hazard. They can be easily transported and make great camping companions due to their water-resistant materials.
5. Onforu Lantern Bluetooth Speakers
The Onforu Outdoor Bluetooth Speakers in the shape of a lantern, are designed for yard, poolside, beach or camping. The wireles speakers work together through advanced signal technology and can also be hung with a hook.
The lights can either flash with the beat of the music or be set to a color. The Onforu lantern speaker set provides a color changing LED mood light and a perfect atmosphere.
6. FollowMe Portable Table Lamp
Tiny, portable, and rechargeable, the FollowMe Portable Table Lamp features a dimmer switch and a tilting shade to offer a choice of direct or diffused light. Its oak veneer handle is wide enough to hook over your elbow, so when entertaining in the garden you can easily carry it out along with a tray of drinks.
It recharges via a USB port and can provide up to 20 hours’ glow, according to the level of brightness selected.
7. Hudson Solar Light Lantern
Indoors or outdoors, this solar lantern really knows how to light up the night. Soft fairy lights provide just enough illumination to set the mood as you gaze into the starry night sky with friends and family.
Hudson Solar Light Lantern is powered by a solar panel attached to the top, so you’ll never have to replace any batteries or disassemble the lantern to replace the string lights. An auto-off switch can be found on the bottom for when you’re done using it.
8. WYNK LED Folding Table Lamp
It’s hard to believe such an amazing invention is only $30. WYNK’s Folding Table Lamp is four different lamps in one, easily transforming from one to the next. When the accordion lamp shade is fully extended, it can be either a night lamp or portable lantern.
Folding the shade up turns it into a flashlight or table lamp. WYNK is cordless and can be charged via USB; it comes with three brightness settings.
9. Light It! by Fulcrum
Available in satin nickel and copper, this lighting option looks more like a graceful vase than a lamp. Light It! from Fulcrum uses 23 LED lights to provide soft accent lighting or function as a bedside reading lamp.
Its touch function, compact size, and mobility make it ideal for camping and travel, or you can offer a bit of wire-free illumination for your outdoor deck.
10. Solight Solar Lantern
Being prepared could save your life on your next camping trip. Waterproof, with a 12-hour battery life, the Solight Solar Lantern is a welcome addition to your emergency preparedness kit.
This pleasant-looking lantern has three power settings, one of which is an emergency SOS signal. Hopefully you never have to use that feature, but bringing this trusty lantern along on trips will give you peace of mind.
The Guidelight lets you choose between the precision of a flashlight and the soft glow of a lantern. It features a swiveling lamp head above a large white diffuser.
Roll the lamp head to one side, and it’ll give you a bright beam of light focused on a single spot. Roll the lamp head downwards, and the light bulb will shine into the diffuser, giving off a gentle warm light.
12. Panel Lantern
Perforated iron sides give the Panel lantern from Decovry a modern look, with a fixed-position handle to carry or hang it by.
Panel Lantern is available in two heights, 8“ or 15“, and a variety of muted colors: several of these lanterns make an eye-catching but minimal centerpiece when grouped together. Also take a look at: BALMUDA The Lantern.
13. Sunklly Solar Lantern
Traditional style lamps from the olden days have such a nostalgic charm. Sunklly may look just like a lantern from Victorian times, but it’s actually a solar-powered lantern.
The lamp even ‘flickers’ just like a real candle lantern would. You can use it for garden parties, mood lighting, a nightlight, or a soft light during power outages. Sunklly LED Solar Lantern is also waterproof, making it perfect for camping.
14. Giravolta Table Lamp
The next time you need outdoor table lamps, look no further than the Giravolta Lamp. This amazing cordless lamp uses lithium batteries that come with a USB charging outlet for ultimate portability.
Whether you’re having a fun night with family and friends, or a more formal event like a wedding, Giravolta provides 360 degree lighting thanks to its adjustable light disc. Other sizes of the Giravolta lamp are also available.
The Dorcy isn’t quite as pretty as the other lamps on our list, but it’s been a best-seller for decades thanks to its tough design and powerful bulb.
It’s primarily designed for camping or emergency use, running on four D batteries rather than a USB charge. Put on the unbreakable plastic shade, and it’s a table lamp which is bright enough to read by; take the shade off, and it gives a flashlight-bright beam.
16.OxyLED Hanging Solar Lantern
Have you ever seen such beautiful solar lamps? Surely nothing can compare to the intricate patterns that spread out, interlaced with orange light across the ground.
OxyLED’s Solar Lamps automatically turn on at night and give you a gorgeous display that will have your neighbors squirming with envy. Despite their delicate appearance, these hanging lanterns come with a waterproof exterior to prevent rusting and rain damage.
17. Evergreen Garden Solar Lantern
Having just gone through a power outage after a storm, I now see how valuable a portable lantern can be. Evergreen Garden’s Solar Lantern is perfect for camping trips, outdoor events, and power outages. With up to 100 lumens, the lantern easily lights your way.
Evergreen has two methods of charging: the solar panels on its top and a USB cord. Light settings on the lantern let you dim it all the way down to 25 lumens to extend its use.
18. Rattan Solar Lantern
If you’re looking for a subtle outdoors light, this is the one. Crafted from natural rattan vine (which has been fumigated and sundried), from a distance the Rattan Solar Lantern looks like a birds’ nest.
The interlacing rattan makes striking shadows on walls and floor, with a soothing dim glow.
19. LED Touch Lamp
The Elecstars LED Touch Lamp is two-in-one mini lamp has a touch-activated dimmable light and an integrated Bluetooth speaker, along with a built-in microphone so you can pick up phone calls hands-free.
The whole thing is tiny – a little larger than a can of beans – and the speaker produces a surprisingly powerful sound for something so compact. Kids will love that you can make the lights flash different colors in time to the music; if you prefer something more sedate for your bedtime reading, you can also set the light to plain white.
20. Lantern Kartell
This portable LED Lantern Kartell designed by Fabio Novembre is the peak of modern design. Its luxurious design boasts of sophistication and classic usage while adding a contemporary feel to any room in which it is applied.
Portable lighting with a steady base, you can take it anywhere with you while still providing an eye-catching piece that many people will want to talk about when they visit.
The Transloetje is a riff on the classic table lamp, with a transparent body that makes a feature of the filament light bulb inside. It even features an old-fashioned fabric-wrapped electric cord inside, but instead of plugging into the wall, the cord connects to a USB charger.
The body comes tinted in a rainbow of shades, from simple grey or colorless to bright violet or orange.