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Best Batteries

Consumer Reports Ratings for Best Batteries

Best Batteries

We tested 15 batteries to determine the best-performing models. Our expert lab technicians tested each battery based on the following criteria:

  • Toy
  • Flashlight

Below lists the Batteries that rated best in each of the tests our experts looked for. Learn about how these tests were performed and find out which battery is rated best when you subscribe.

Consumer Reports Ratings for Best Batteries

Best battery for Toy

This is based on the total hours of toy operation a cell provided under conditions designed to mimic typical toy use.


This battery which tested best for Toy has the following features: .

Best battery for Flashlight

This is based on the total hours of flashlight life a cell provided under conditions designed to mimic typical household flashlight use.


This battery which tested best for Flashlight has the following features: .