This is arguably the most widely sold and respected 18650 form factor size cell on the market, still today. This cell is of very high quality and has a very economical price point to book-end it. This is an excellent balanced cell in terms of performance and reliability. Also this cell has a very good equilibrium with a moderate-high capacity of 2,500 mAh in energy, while having a high maximum continuous discharge/drain rating of 20 amps (Without any temperature cut involved). This cell is very stable, even when it's pushed to its max rating. This cell has about everything you could desire in a Li-Ion cell, as you can see from some of its attributes. It has many uses such as: power packs, high-output power banks, BMS's, power tools, and high powered flashlights as well. This cell has a much safer battery chemistry makeup than cells from the past, which make it more stable and much safer. This cell is often classified as a "Goldilocks" cell, because of its versatility and all of its attributes. This cell has passed the test of time and checks almost every box that you can reasonably image. There is no wonder why it has such a venerable history and a consumer favorite.
Manufacturer Samsung SDI
Positive Terminal Flat Top
Nominal Capacity 2500mAh
Continuous Discharge Rating (max) 20A
Nominal Voltage 3.6V
Maximum Voltage 4.2V
Discharge cut-off Voltage 2.5V
Approx. Dimensions 18.33mm x 64.85mm
Approx. Weight 43.8g
Country of Origin Republic of Korea or Malaysia
Associated Names INR18650-25R, 25R5, 25R6, 25R M, 25R8 Data
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