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Best Rechargeable AAA Batteries in 2022

AAA batteries are used in so many of our everyday devices that being without a steady supply can be a real nuisance. Whether it's for your kids' favorite toy or the TV remote, instead of running out or buying endless packs, grab some of these tremendous rechargeable batteries instead. We've rounded up both our favorite batteries and chargers below.

Batteries

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Panasonic Eneloop (opens in new tab)

Well respected

Panasonic is one of the best brands in rechargeable batteries. It claims these batteries have a 2,100-charge cycle lifespan and up to 10 years of use with excellent charge retention.

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Energizer (opens in new tab)

Recycled materials

These batteries come pre-charged so that you can pop them straight into your device. These are also the world's first to use a percentage of recycled batteries to be a little kinder on the environment.

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Amazon Basics (opens in new tab)

Reliable budget choice

These batteries have impressive capacity and are available in a bundle with a charger. The lifespan isn't the longest, but they're very affordable and you get eight in a pack.

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Eneloop Pro (opens in new tab)

High power devices

If you need batteries for power-hungry items like camera flashguns or R/C toys, the Eneloop Pro are the ones to get with increased capacity and lifespan.

Chargers

If your batteries aren't bundled with a charger, then these are the ones to get. You don't have to worry about matching the brand of the charger to the brand of battery. So long as you're getting a good quality one, you'll be able to top up whatever you have.

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Energizer (opens in new tab)

Bang for your buck

This model can charge up to four AA or AAA batteries in 7-13 hours. If you need extra batteries, you get a four-pack thrown in for good measure.

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Amazon Basics (opens in new tab)

For travellers

This charger can charge four AA or AAA batteries at the same time. It also supports power switching for international use, going between 100-240V AC.

Always in charge

It's hard to look past the Panasonic Eneloop batteries (opens in new tab) since they have a high capacity and excellent lifespan with a higher than average charge retention as they age. They're a quality product you can depend on, and they'll work with any good charger.

A solid alternative is the affordable Amazon Basics (opens in new tab) batteries, and the companion charger (opens in new tab) is an absolute must-buy for frequent international travelers. Whichever you go for, buying rechargeable batteries is not only cost-effective but massively convenient. And since you'll be tossing less away, much better on the environment.

Richard Devine is an Editor at Windows Central. A former Project Manager and long-term tech addict, he joined Mobile Nations in 2011 and has been found on Android Central and iMore as well as Windows Central. Currently you'll find him covering all manner of PC hardware and gaming, and you can follow him on Twitter and Instagram.