Row of AA batteries.
Product review
November 2021

Disposable AA batteries

We tested 15 models of 1.5V disposable AA batteries to see which lasted longest.

November 2021

Eclipse

Lithium

Price
Prices are what we paid per battery.
Score
75

The Eclipse Lithium is a good all-round performer and, being lithium, it's a good choice for cold weather use. But it's very expensive and, since there's no expiry date or shelf life information available, we can't recommend this battery.

Test results

  • 74
    Performance (low-drain)
  • 76
    Performance (high-drain)
  • 74
    Energy (low-drain)
  • 74
    Energy (high-drain)

Good points

  • Good high- and low-drain performance.
  • Good high- and low-drain endurance.
  • Good high- and low-drain energy.

Bad points

  • Very expensive.
  • No expiry date or shelf life information available.

Model

  • Price ($)

    $4.73

  • Type

    Lithium

Specifications

  • Time to fully discharge (low-drain) (hrs:mins)

    51:24

  • Time to fully discharge (high-drain) (hrs:mins)

    4:32

  • Expected shelf life

    n/a

More info

  • Availability

    Available at Jaycar Electronics.

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