It's common knowledge that Lithium batteries outlast Alkaline batteries by about 50%. However, did you know one AAA Lithium battery weighs 33.3% less than the same brand of AAA Alkaline battery?

What is the weight difference between the lithium and alkaline battery?

In the picture below, on the left weighing in at 8 grams is the AAA Lithium battery and on the right weighing in at 12 grams is the AAA Alkaline battery. Decide which is better to use in your hiking gear and enjoy!

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Tip by JJ Mathis

April 08, 2011 — Brian Fryer