We have narrowed down 5 best Glock 45 lights based on user base, lumen intensity, beam pattern and price.

These ones below are newer products that shooters love.

Best Glock 45 Light

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Streamlight TLR 1 HL - Best Overall

The Streamlight TLR 1 is used on most law enforcement officer's duty pistol setup. It gets the job done without breaking the bank for a night stand Glock 45 .

glock 45 light streamlight tlr 1 hl

Similar to Surefire X300U, but slightly different beam pattern. See X300U VS TLR 1 HL side by side comparison here

Easy and Tactile Toggle Switches - No need to hard press the switch to activate the light even in cold freezing weather with or without gloves

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Replaceable Lens Bezel - Saves you money just by replacing the bezel instead of the whole light after  force on force simunition training damage.

Strobe Mode Added - Blind threats with fast rate strobe light to gain tactical advantages


  • 1000 Lumens
  • 15000 Candela
  • 2 CR123A Batteries
  • 4.18 oz
  • 3.39 in
  • IPX7


  • Very affordable 
  • Duty grade light
  • High lumen & candela output
  • Easy to mount and demount
  • Easy to toggle switches for one handed use


  • So many mount keys provided, may lose them
  • Still runs on 2 CR123A batteries
glock 45 light surefire x300

Slide Always In Battery - Light passes Glock 45's barrel forward to use as support to prevent the slide from getting out of battery during point blank surface contact engagement

Strobe Mode Added - Blinds threats

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Balanced Throw & Spill - You get the hot spot and wide illumination. Make sure to get the XH30 for this feature, not the XH35

Mounts Directly To The Rail- Glock rail key included for Glock 45 fit.

Built To Last - Same durability as the original Surefire X300U


  • 1000 Lumens
  • 11300 Candela
  • 2 CR123A Batteries
  • 4.8 oz
  • 3.7 in
  • IPX7

See detailed XH30 reviews here


  • Duty grade light
  • Very wide flood beam
  • Easy to mount and demount
  • Strobe mode added that X300U doesn't feature


  • Stiff control switches
  • Doesn't fit existing X300U holster
  • Slightly pricier than TLR 1

Olight PL Pro - Best For Training

The PL Pro's USB charging capability makes this light very cost effective for high volume low light training at home, at classes or at the range. 

olight pl pro unboxing

High Lumen - Very powerful illumination just like the ones we have recommended above

QD Lever Mount - GL rail key included. No tool required to install or removal

Positive Control - Very positive activation control switch even when wearing gloves

Unlimited Battery - Saves money on buying batteries, and use the light as much as you want and just charge it via a USB cord


  • 300 - 1500 Lumens
  • 19600 Candela
  • USB Rechargeable Batteries
  • 3.25 oz
  • 1.44 in
  • IPX6

See detailed PL PRO reviews here


  • Recharge any time - huge savings on batteries
  • Easy to mount and demount
  • Very bright light beam for training


  • Hard to find holsters (More products coming)
  • Two button press required for strobe
  • Not duty use


Streamlight TLR 7A Flex - Best Compact

This is the best compact size handgun light in the market for Glock 45. It sits flush with the muzzle for faster in and out of holster performance.

glock 45 pistol light streamlight tlr 7a

Super Light Weight - Lightweight and slick looking for Glock 45 for conceal carry or duty carry

Bright Light Beam  - 1 CR123A battery can lit up to 500 lumens & 5000 candela to see all around you in a CQB environment

streamlight tlr 7a beam pattern drone shot

See All Around You - See up to 30 - 40 yards in low light and not miss a thing from your 9 - 3 O' clock positions. Compare TLR 7 beam pattern with TLR 1 HL here

Great For CCW - Great light length profile for Glock 45 compact barrel length 

Responsive Ambi Control - Works For Lefties & Righties

(Sold Separately ) Laser - Try the TLR8AG with the laser aiming capability as best Glock 45 light laser combo setup


  • 500 Lumens
  • 5000 Candela
  • 1 CR123A Batteries
  • 2.40 oz
  • 2.58 in
  • IPX7

See more TLR 7A pics & review here


  • Performs the same as TLR 7A but smaller
  • Non snag profile for CCW


  • Strobe mode activation is a bit complicated