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Newmowa mobile light features – Wattage: 60W | Max brightness: 250 Lumens | Color temperature range: 3200-5600K | RGB: No | Wireless: No | Connectivity: USB 

Dubbed the “Alix Earle phone light,” the Newmowa 60W mobile light went viral on TikTok for being a quality lighting option for content creators at a surprisingly affordable price. At just $25, this light panel can give your Insta Reels, YouTube Shorts, or TikTok videos an instant boost in production value. 

It connects to your phone with a clip for easy placement, adjustment, and removal. It also connects to devices via micro-USB or USB-C for steady power or to charge the built-in battery. The Newmowa mobile light has 3 modes (bright white, bright white/warm yellow, and warm yellow) and 10 brightness levels, giving you plenty of control over the look and feel of your videos and still photos.  

ZDNET expert Christina Darby went hands-on with the Newmowa mobile light to see if it was too good to be true. She was surprised to find that such an affordable lighting solution was able to add vibrance and depth to everything from simple front-camera selfies to staged product photos. Verified reviews on Amazon, along with it’s viral popularity on social media, are a testament to the quality and value of the 60W mobile light. Many buyers were pleasantly surprised at how bright and durable the light was, and how much better it made their photos and short-form videos look.

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