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Product review
November 2021

Disposable AA batteries

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

November 2021

Eveready

Gold

Price
Prices are what we paid per battery.
Score
65
Recommended

The Eveready Gold is a good performer in most situations and has a good shelf life. Its best use is in low-to-moderate drain devices such as torches, gaming controllers, radios and TV remotes.

Test results

  • 75
    Performance (low-drain)
  • 55
    Performance (high-drain)
  • 70
    Energy (low-drain)
  • 49
    Energy (high-drain)

Good points

  • Good low-drain performance.
  • Good low-drain endurance.
  • Good low-drain energy.
  • Good shelf life.

Bad points

  • Poor high-drain energy.

Model

  • Price ($)

    $1.50

  • Type

    Alkaline

Specifications

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

    60:33

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

    3:57

  • Expected shelf life

    9 years

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