Depending on your device, you are going to look for different battery features. Click on the links below to sort the comparison table:
You are looking here for a low self discharge battery such a disposable alkaline or lithium battery.
Devices with a large battery turnover (heavily used or energy hungry):
You are looking for rechargeable batteries with the best value regarding capacity (and number of charge cycles).
Power hungry/high drain devices:
You will want a battery with a very low internal resistance (to let the current flow), measured in miliOhms. Rechargeable NiMh usually perform well here.
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You want the cheapest battery, regardless of its capacity or performance:'Heavy duty' or 'Alkaline' batteries are your best bet.
- Click on the column titles below to sort the table -
|Brand||Model||Cost per battery
When you want the cheapest battery
|Cost of energy
Best value for your energy
Longest lasting batteries
Lower is better for high drain devices