Etekcity (99% positive lifetime feedback) via Amazon offers its battery-powered LED desk lamp for $16.99 shipped. At over 20% off the going rate, this is right at the low we’ve tracked in 2018 and just $1 above its all-time best price. This would make the perfect Christmas present for a student as the built-in battery provides up to 6 hours of wireless illumination for studying. Rated 4.5/5 stars from over 1,800 shoppers.

Nomad Base Station

If you have spare light bulbs and don’t mind being tethered to a wall outlet, then the Simple Designs Basic Metal Desk Lamp is perfect at $12 shipped. It would be a great desk accessory, though you’ll lose the wireless portability and have to provide your own bulb.

Etekcity Battery-powered LED Desk Lamp features:

  • Care Your Eyes – Energy-efficient LED provides flicker-free lighting for reading, working, studying and sleeping.
  • Colorful Night Light Base – Choose the perfect mood of the atmosphere with a full color spectrum of base lighting control.
  • Touch Control – Sensitive touch control for easy lamp brightness and the color of the night light base adjustment.
  • Mobile Use – Rechargeable 1000mAh Li-on battery for everywhere using and light up to 2.5-6 hours for wireless using.
  • Service and Package – 24 Month Warranty, Etekcity Color LED Desk Lamp, Power Adapter, Micro-USB Charge Cable (3.28ft), User Manual.

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