On the 1st November 2012, Sanyo announced the new and improved eneloop Rechargeable Batteries (Model Number: HR-3UTGB). The old batteries have a model number of HR-3UTGA.
- Life span increased by 20%, bringing the total life cycle of approximately 1,800 recharge cycles
- Longer storage time, retaining 70% capacity even after five years of storage
- Outer covering label with “Antibacterial finishing”, ideal for business places, schools, and hospitals where one battery is handled by multiple people
- Stable discharge voltage: Longer operation times for gadgets with high power consumption and in low temperature circumstances than other dry cells
The new & improved batteries will maintain the same price as the previous model, S$25.90 for a pack of 4x AA or AAA size and S$13.90 for a pack of 2x AA or AAA size.
It will be available at all major electronic stores starting from Thursday, 15th November 2012.