A new feature for the upcoming RCOM release will include reworked flashlights. Flashlights have been made to look less like a floodlight, and more like a flashlight. They are more transparent, have a narrower cone, more range, and their color has been changed to a slightly more blue shade.
Here you can see screenshot examples of the flashlight off, and then turned on a few seconds later in the same location:
And then here you can see the flashlight on, as well as NPC's present with their flashlights on: