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We often are asked which of all the 18650 batteries we sell are the 'best'. It is a very loaded question, because it absolutely depends on your usage and needs. However, we've created a short list of what in our opinion are the top regarded cells in each class.


The Best 18650 cells:


Low mAh:

LG HB2 | 1500mAh | 30A Continuous | Spec Sheet
LG HB4 | 1500mAh | 30A Continuous |
LG HB6 | 1500mAh | 30A Continuous |
LG HB6 (pink) | 1500mAh | 30A Continuous |
Sony VTC3 | 1600mAh | 30A Continuous | Spec Sheet


Medium-low mAh:

LG HD2 | 2000mAh | 25A Continuous | Spec Sheet
LG HD2C | 2100mAh | 20A Continuous (Can handle 25A Continuous) | Spec Sheet
LG HD4 | 2100mAh | 25A Continuous |
Samsung 20R | 2000mAh | 22A Continuous | Spec Sheet
Sony VTC4 | 2100mAh | 30A Continuous | Spec Sheet


Medium mAh:

LG HE2 | 2500mAh | 20A Continuous | Spec Sheet
LG HE4 | 2500mAh | 20A Continuous | Spec Sheet
Samsung 25R | 2500mAh | 20A Continuous | Spec Sheet
Sanyo UR18650NSX | 2600mAh | 20A Continuous | Spec Sheet
Sony VTC5 | 2600mAh | 20A Continuous | Spec Sheet
Sony VTC5A | 2600mAh | 25A Continuous |


Medium-high mAh:

LG HG2 | 3000mAh | 20A Continuous | Spec Sheet
Samsung 30Q | 3000mAh | 15A Continuous (Can handle 20A Continuous) | Spec Sheet
Sony VTC6 | 3000mAh | 15A Continuous (Can handle 20A Continuous) |


High mAh:

LG MJ1 | 3500mAh | 10A Continuous | Spec Sheet
Samsung 35E | 3500mAh | 10A Continuous | Spec Sheet
Sanyo NCR18650GA | 3500mAh | 10A Continuous | Spec Sheet

Make your own custom battery wraps!

What you'll need:Photoshop (if you want custom images)Printer + paperClear battery wrapsHair dryer or heat gunClick here for an 18650 Wrap Photoshop (.psd) templateOr use these sizes:Width - 18XXX - 213.618897638 pix - 56.52 mm - 2.225 inWidth- 26XXX - 308.560629921 pix - 81.64 mm - 3.214 inHeight - XX650 - 245.669291339 pix - 65 [...]

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We are now a Google Trusted Store!

We are very excited to announce that we are now a Google trusted store! Every order you place can qualify for $1,000 of free protection from Google. Simply activate the protection during checkout. We promise you won't need it, but it's there to help you sleep at night.The Google Trusted Store badge is awarded to [...]

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What's the deal with the Sony VTC5?

Buy Authentic Sony VTC5 Batteries from us hereMany of you are aware that VTC5's are slowly coming back and that the VTC4's have been in short supply for some time. But you may have also read on some blogs that the Sony factories don't make these batteries anymore or that Sony is exiting the battery [...]

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MXJO Certification

We get asked a lot if we are an authorized MXJO vendor. The short answer is yes of course and we carry all of their products. We are also one of the largest MXJO vendors in the USA! Each battery is also individually serialized and the code can be checked here - http://www.mxjotech.com/article.php?id=14

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Efest Certification

We get asked a lot if we are an authorized Efest vendor. The short answer is yes of course and we carry nearly all of their products. We are also one of the largest Efest vendors in the USA! Each battery is also individually serialized and the code can be checked on efestpower.com.Shop with confidence!

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Fake MXJOs

Wow.. there are now fake/counterfeit MXJO batteries in the markets now.While we only sell genuine batteries, others may not!MXJO just sent us a notification regarding these fakes. They, like Efest, have implemented a hologram label with a security code which can be checked on their website.They started doing this as of November 24. So while [...]

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New Efest Security Labels

As of September 2014, Efest have added security labels to combat counterfeiters. Most of our current stock have these labels, but some do not. By January we expect nearly all of our stock will have this label. Some batteries like the 16650s and the 26650 3000mah won't have them because new production has ceased for [...]

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