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Philips 2000mah nimh batteries $4.00

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[Dollarama] Philips 2000mah nimh batteries $4.00

Trying it out, at 4 bucks for 4, think they are worth it even if they underperform. i have eneloops , amazon basics and LADDAs but again, for the price, nothing to lose.
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biscuits wrote: Trying it out, at 4 bucks for 4, think they are worth it even if they underperform. i have eneloops , amazon basics and LADDAs but again, for the price, nothing to lose.
I mean when it comes to batteries there's actually a lot to lose, faulty cheap batteries can be very dangerous.

But if anyone has more information about these that'll be great.
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Gtaphotog wrote: I mean when it comes to batteries there's actually a lot to lose, faulty cheap batteries can be very dangerous.

But if anyone has more information about these that'll be great.
i guess that can be qualified, im not betting on no name cheap batteries.
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how are these compared to eneloops?
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Did you also see AAA batteries by any chance?
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Wish I saw this before I hit Dollarma this morning.

Can anyone recommend a cheap but decent charger?
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pongster wrote: how are these compared to eneloops?
I believe the Philips batteries are similar to those of LADDA from Ikea. For your reference, I have AA from Eneloop (MIJ) and LADDA (MIC), bought about the same time, 6 years ago. The Eneloops still retain about 85% capacity but the LADDAs retain about 75% capacity.
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Keny wrote: I believe the Philips batteries are similar to those of LADDA from Ikea. For your reference, I have AA from Eneloop (MIJ) and LADDA (MIC), bought about the same time, 6 years ago. The Eneloops still retain about 85% capacity but the LADDAs retain about 75% capacity.
The Ladda from Ikea are rebranded Eneeloops.
I doubt the Philips would be rebranded Eneloops at $1 each.
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Keny wrote: I believe the Philips batteries are similar to those of LADDA from Ikea. For your reference, I have AA from Eneloop (MIJ) and LADDA (MIC), bought about the same time, 6 years ago. The Eneloops still retain about 85% capacity but the LADDAs retain about 75% capacity.
My LADDA's were Made in Japan. I bought them a couple months back.
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Temporel wrote: The Ladda from Ikea are rebranded Eneeloops.
I doubt the Philips would be rebranded Eneloops at $1 each.
Is it actually confirmed that they are rebranded or is it an assumption/urban legend that people just go with now?
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Thx OP. Can you please tell us where they are made? Japan or China?
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eugene188 wrote: Is it actually confirmed that they are rebranded or is it an assumption/urban legend that people just go with now?
it only take one person online to say its rebrand and people will just ride with it

btw heard samsung phone is a rebranded iphone
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pongster wrote: how are these compared to eneloops?
Eneloops are reliable based on experience, i use them on my camera flash.

Cant really say how these are yet, got them for christmas fairy lights. These are prolly good for non high drain applications.
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craftsman wrote: Considering that these are ready to use, they must be LSD batteries. Amazon sells them for $16 a 4 pack - https://www.amazon.ca/R6b4rtu20-Nimh-20 ... B0056QL2K0. Are they worth $16 a four pack? Probably not if you can find them for $4 a 4 pack.
Not necessarily true. Dollarama liquidates stock from other retailers so they prob get these for fractions on the dollar. These are prob one of those incidents that the item is worth more than the $4.
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cooper83 wrote: Thx OP. Can you please tell us where they are made? Japan or China?
China. Unlikely you will find japanese made batts at that price, still not discounting the fact that these are good.
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biscuits wrote: Not necessarily true. Dollarama liquidates stock from other retailers so they prob get these for fractions on the dollar. These are prob one of those incidents that the item is worth more than the $4.
Philips is not a seal of quality.
They don't manufacture rechargeable batteries.
They lease their brand name.
So maybe they are worth more than $4 but they ain't Eneloops, I'm pretty sure.

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