We have narrowed down a list of 5 best light for Polymer 80 you can buy right now. We have test various lights in mostly low light CQB environment based on whether if a light is useful to ID targets in the dark up to 50 yards, how balanced the light beam is, how easy they are to mount, and their price

The list also include newer light options that produce increased lumen and candela.

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Best Light Options For Polymer 80

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Why Pick The TLR 1 As The 1st Choice? - The Streamlight TLR 1 the most widely used pistol duty light on the market. It's durable, easy to use and affordable. This is the light that many police officers on duty carry in their holsters.

Easy and Tactile Toggle Switches - Very easy to activation the light even when wearing gloves in the winter

Replaceable Lens Bezel - If the lens break during force on force training, just replace the front instead of the entire thing

Strobe Mode Added - Fast rate strobe light can disorientate a threat 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


  • All good things to say

Why pick this one - The Surefire X300U is very similar to the Streamlight TLR 1 HL, and this is a great light for Polymer 80 PF940 and Polymer 80 Glock 17 alike builds.

surefire xh30 strobe model drone shot

Slide Always In Battery - The length of the light prevents the slide from getting out of battery during point blank surface contact engagement

Customizable Switches - Yes, the user can upgrade to different sizes toggle switches

Balanced Throw & Spill - PID targets close up and far away like the TLR 1 HL

Mounts Directly To The Rail- Fits all full size and compact Polymer 80 frames


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

If you want strobe feature, please check out the Surefire XH30


  • Duty grade light
  • Very wide flood beam
  • Easy to mount and demount


  • Stiff control switches
  • Too long to carry in a holster

Why Train With Olight? - The PL Pro's USB is very cost effective for high volume low light training at home, thanks to the rechargeable battery design. It has a similar length as the TLR 1 HL without sticking out past the muzzle too much.

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

QD Lever Mount - It goes on Polymer 80 or Glock 19 light pic rail frame without tool

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

Unlimited Battery - Use the light as much as you want and just recharge with 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


  • Two button press required for strobe
  • Not duty use

TLR 7A features the new toggle switch module for better light activation

Streamlight TLR 7A Flex is the best polymer 80 Glock 19 kit upgrade for conceal carry. The new TLR7A model is highly recommended for any compact size pistols. 

Super Light Weight - Lightweight and slick looking for a compact Polymer 80 guns like PF9SS and PF320PTEX 

streamlight tlr 7a beam pattern drone shot

CQB Flood Beam - See all around you in the dark to PID targets close up

Great For CCW - Great light length profile for compact Polymer 80 frame

Responsive Ambi Control - Works For Lefties & Righties

(Sold Separately ) Laser - Try the TLR8AG with the laser aiming capability


  • 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 requires manual activation