Batteries which are the storehouses of energy is commonly known as the dry cell battery and are used to run devices such as LED lamps, LED flashlights, toys, remote control devices, flash of cameras and many others. The single use cylindrical AA batteries are divided into three types based on the electrolyte present in them as alkaline batteries, Lithium batteries and Heavy duty or general purpose batteries with Zinc chloride for heavy duty and Zinc carbon for general purposes.
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Here is the list of top 10 best cell battery brands in India could be.
Andslite Pvt LTD manufactures and markets AA size dry batteries suitable for use in toys wall clocks and remotes. It does not contain mercury and cadmium. The cell is golden in color and is a heavy duty battery producing about 1.5 volt power.
Varta max tech alkaline batteries and Varta High energy Alkaline Batteries are suitable to power any device that requires an input of 1.5 volts. They are capable of offering 80% more power in the digital camera. The product comes with the warning that it may contain mercury. Therefore, you need to take care while disposing this product.
Immense is one of the lesser known brands that produce Alkaline batteries of sizes AA, AAA batteries with manganese that produce about 1.5 volt power. Their product range includes C, D and 9v Alkaline batteries. They also produce LR03 AAAUD (Ultra Digital) 1.5v alkaline battery which possesses a high energy density and function up to 30% times longer than other alkaline batteries.
Energizer Max AA alkaline batteries are long lasting and have the capacity to lock in power for up to 10 years, owing to its power seal technology. It was the first company to introduce mercury free batteries. The power seal technology ensures that there are no leaks and hence, it prevents damage to gadgets due to battery leaks. It is suitable for use in low and high drain battery operated gadgets. They also produce AAA, D and C batteries.
Toshiba is one of the leading manufacturers of alkaline, Zinc, manganese and Lithium batteries which cater to the consumer battery sector. Toshiba Alpha power batteries are available in AA and AAA sizes and are good in quality and have a long shelf life of up to 10 years. Toshiba Alkaline Blue is available in AA, AAA, D,C, 9v sizes and is safe, reliable and powerful. The relatively new manufacturing processes and superior materials used aid high output and reduce damage due to discharge or leaks.
Kodak has been a well-known for its excellence in the production of products related to photography for decades. They also produce batteries that are good enough to compete with the best in the market.There are three categories of alkaline batteries called Kodak Xtra life, Kodak Max and Kodak Ultra Premium.
Formerly known as the Indo National Limited, Nippon batteries Co. Ltd is a company that manufactures batteries in India and is a household name and reaches millions of homes through its wide distribution network. Nippo Gold was rated the best performing AA cell. Nippo has to its credit, a wide range of Zinc Carbon /Manganese batteries in AA, AAA, C, D sizes, which are safe to use in electronic gadgets. Nippo has the distinction of being the first company in India to launch batteries without mercury in the AA segment. Nippo gold AA batteries are environment friendly and they come with ISI mark.
The Duracell copper top alkaline batteries are suitable for powering toys, remote controls, wireless mouse and keyboards, calculators, clocks and all other portable electronic devices. The special Dura lock Power Preserve Technology used to manufacture and seal these batteries ensure that there is no leakage, which in turn ensures along shelf life of up to 10 years. They are available in AA, AAA, C, D and 9v sizes and have created a reputation for themselves in the market.
Alkaline batteries from Panasonic are designed to last longer and support electronic gadgets better which is possible due to the power density. All Panasonic batteries are non-hazardous as they do not contain mercury. Panasonic Evolta, Panasonic Xtreme Power, Panasonic Alkaline for Digital electronics, Panasonic gold dry cell battery are the few variants within the brand, that come in AA and AAA sizes which offer supreme performance and offer good value for money.
Eveready industries India produce Zinc- carbon batteries that are used for general purposes like powering a toy, Walkman, camera, Torches and CD players. They also produce alkaline batteries called the Eveready Ultima alkaline battery which is very popular. It is widely used in the operation of electronic goods and gadgets. Eveready Gold Alkaline batteries are said to last up to 3 times longer when compared to other heavy duty Zinc Carbon batteries. There is a complete line of AA, AAA, C, D and 9V batteries which are optimal for use in low to mid drain devices. The Eveready Super Heavy Duty brand also offers AA, AAA, C, D, 9v and 6v lantern batteries that can be used for low drain devices such as clocks, flashlights and radios. It is also an economical choice.
You could decide the best battery on the basis of factors such as cost, efficiency, environment friendly materials that are used in the production and the purpose for which you intend to use it and the brand reputation.
How to buy the best Dry Cell batteries in India?
Depending on the planned use and size, a dry cell battery differs from one another. If used regularly, you should buy a complete packing of dry cell battery. Before buying, it is a good idea to visually check the batteries to make sure there are no bulges or leaks on the outer surface. In this section, we are going to discuss some aspects that should be taken into consideration while buying a dry cell battery.
- Single or Rechargeable Use
A dry cell battery requires electrolytes in the form of glue to supply power from the storage cell to a particular device, as a result of which they are classified into two different types of storage cells. These include a rechargeable battery and a single-use battery. The primary type is an ideal choice for devices that consume a lot of power, such as digital cameras. Since cameras need to be charged frequently, with the use of rechargeable batteries, you don’t need to replace them constantly. But, keep in mind that these batteries are a bit expensive as compared to others. One of the biggest benefits of using rechargeable batteries is that they will save you money.
Single-use batteries, on the other hand, are often used for least power consumption devices, like remote control toys, television remote, etc. As the name suggests, they are only for one time use so they cannot be recharged. Many people store them as an optional alternative to rechargeable varieties. For example, if you notice that your camera’s batteries have less power when you’re away from home, you can switch to a single-use battery to charge the device until you can charge the others.
After considering the type of battery, now you have to see for which device you are going to use the battery. Since the size of the battery varies according to the device, each device needs a different size. Depending on the actual engineering design, you can choose the right size battery for your device. In addition, the battery must be selected by the manufacturer to safely power the internal circuitry. The different sizes of batteries are D type, C and AA. Before making a final decision, you should read the device’s manufacturer’s instruction manual for the appropriate size designation.
- Single or Multiple Pieces
If you are engaged in some work where there are a lot of batteries require, especially single ones, then it is better to take them in bulk. In numerous businesses, batteries are used regularly. Buying batteries in bulk is usually more affordable than purchasing a single battery at a time.
As we talked about earlier, a single battery is a battery that runs out after a few uses, so it does not have any durability. But if you are going to buy a rechargeable battery also then don’t forget to check their life span. Many times you choose such a battery set, whose packing has given the facility of more than 500 rechargings, but some get damaged after some use. So, make sure about the durability of the battery.