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Select the batteries for all your devices like a pro. Use alkaline batteries for low-drain devices. Lithium batteries will extend the battery life of your device.

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Batteries Buying Guide

Not all batteries perform as promised—even those from well-known name brands. Use this guide to learn about the types of batteries that are available and which ones will work best for your needs.