The best AAA rechargeable batteries in 2024

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The best rechargeable batteries are much better at holding their charge than they ever used to be. Recent generations of triple-A NiMH batteries are built to hold most of their charge for many months or even years, making them useful for all sorts of gadgets from remote controllers, to flashlights and pretty much anything that runs on portable power. Furthermore, they are usually sold precharged, so are good to go straight out of the pack.

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Matthew Richards

Matthew Richards is a photographer and journalist who has spent years using and reviewing all manner of photo gear. He is Digital Camera World's principal lens reviewer – and has tested more primes and zooms than most people have had hot dinners! 

His expertise with equipment doesn’t end there, though. He is also an encyclopedia  when it comes to all manner of cameras, camera holsters and bags, flashguns, tripods and heads, printers, papers and inks, and just about anything imaging-related. 

In an earlier life he was a broadcast engineer at the BBC, as well as a former editor of PC Guide.

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