Best 18650 Batteries for Vaping

LG HB2 18650 1500mAh 30A Flat Top Battery

LG HB2 18650

Test Results: Results show a steady discharge of 30A while vaping.

  • Brand: LG Chem
  • Model: HB2
  • Size: 18650
  • Chemistry: NMC
  • Nominal Capacity: 1500mAh
  • Nominal Voltage: 3.6V
  • Discharge: 30A Max Continuous
  • Positive: Flat
  • Protected: NO, UNPROTECTED
  • Rechargeable: Yes
  • Dimensions: 18.21mm x 64.87mm
  • Weight: 42.9g

 


LG HB4 18650

Test Results: Results show a steady discharge of 30A while vaping.

  • Brand: LG Chem
  • Model: HB4
  • Size: 18650
  • Chemistry: NMC
  • Nominal Capacity: 1500mAh
  • Nominal Voltage: 3.6V
  • Discharge: 30A Max Continuous
  • Positive: Flat
  • Protected: NO, UNPROTECTED
  • Rechargeable: Yes
  • Dimensions: 18.2mm x 65mm
  • Weight: 43.4g

 


LG HB6 18650

Test Results: Results show a steady discharge of 30A while vaping.

  • Brand: LG Chem
  • Model: HB6
  • Size: 18650
  • Chemistry: NMC
  • Nominal Capacity: 1500mAh
  • Nominal Voltage: 3.6V
  • Discharge: 30A Max Continuous
  • Positive: Flat
  • Protected: NO, UNPROTECTED
  • Rechargeable: Yes
  • Dimensions: 18.16mm x 64.91mm
  • Weight: 42.8g

 


LG HE4 18650

Test Results: Results show a steady discharge of 20A while vaping.

  • Brand: LG Chem
  • Model: HE4
  • Size: 18650
  • Chemistry: INR
  • Nominal Capacity: 2500mAh
  • Nominal Voltage: 3.6V
  • Discharge: 20A Max Continuous
  • Positive: Flat
  • Protected: NO, UNPROTECTED
  • Rechargeable: Yes
  • Dimensions: 18.28mm x 64.98mm
  • Weight: 45.6g

 


LG HG2 18650

Test Results: Results mostly show steady discharge of 20A while vaping but there have been occurrences where discharge was 18A,

  • Brand: LG Chem
  • Model: HG2
  • Size: 18650
  • Chemistry: INR
  • Nominal Capacity: 3000mAh
  • Nominal Voltage: 3.6V
  • Discharge: 20A Max Continuous
  • Positive: Flat
  • Protected: NO, UNPROTECTED
  • Rechargeable: Yes
  • Dimensions: 18.35mm x 64.94mm
  • Weight: 44.9g

 


LG HD2 18650

Test Results: Results show a steady discharge of 25A while vaping.

  • Brand: LG Chem
  • Model: HD2
  • Size: 18650
  • Chemistry: NMC
  • Nominal Capacity: 2000mAh
  • Nominal Voltage: 3.6V
  • Discharge: 25A Max Continuous
  • Positive: Flat
  • Protected: NO, UNPROTECTED
  • Rechargeable: Yes
  • Dimensions: 18.18mm x 64.87mm
  • Weight: 44.8g

 


LG HD4 18650

Test Results: Results show a steady discharge of 25A while vaping.

  • Brand: LG Chem
  • Model: HD4
  • Size: 18650
  • Chemistry: NMC
  • Nominal Capacity: 2100mAh
  • Nominal Voltage: 3.6V
  • Discharge: 25A Max Continuous
  • Positive: Flat
  • Protected: NO, UNPROTECTED
  • Rechargeable: Yes
  • Dimensions: 18.47mm x 65.43mm
  • Weight: 44.4g

 


LG HD2C 18650

Test Results: Results show a variable discharge between 20- 25A while vaping.

  • Brand: LG Chem
  • Model: HD2C
  • Size: 18650
  • Chemistry: NMC
  • Nominal Capacity: 2100mAh
  • Nominal Voltage: 3.6V
  • Discharge: 20A Max Continuous
  • Positive: Flat
  • Protected: NO, UNPROTECTED
  • Rechargeable: Yes
  • Dimensions: 18.26mm x 64.93mm
  • Weight: 45.05g

 


Panasonic-Sanyo NCR18650GA

Test Results: Results show a steady discharge of 10A while vaping.

  • Max Continuous Discharging Current: 10A
  • Typical Capacity: 3450 mAh (3350mAh minimum)
  • Style:  FLAT top
  • Maximum Dimensions:  65.30mm x 18.50 mm diameter
  • Recommended discharge cut-off voltage: 2.5V
  • Weight:  48g
  • Voltage: 3.6V
  • Full Charge Voltage: 4.2V
  • Charge Current:  1.675A standard
  • Unprotected
  • Origin:  China or Japan

 


Samsung 20R 18650

Test Results: Results show a steady discharge of 22A while vaping.

  • Brand: Samsung SDI
  • Model: 20R
  • Size: 18650
  • Chemistry: INR
  • Nominal Capacity: 2000mAh
  • Nominal Voltage: 3.6V
  • Discharge: 22A Max Continuous
  • Positive: Flat
  • Protected: NO, UNPROTECTED
  • Rechargeable: Yes
  • Dimensions: 18.18mm x 64.91mm
  • Weight: 42.5g

 


Samsung 25R5 18650

Test Results: Results show a steady discharge of 20A while vaping.

  • Dimensions: 65.0mm (L) x 18.2mm (D)
  • Weight: 45g
  • Typical Capacity: 2500mAh
  • Max Continuous Discharging Current: 20A
  • Discharge cut-off voltage: 2.5V
  • Voltage: 3.6V
  • Full Charge Voltage: 4.2V

 


Samsung 30Q 18650

Test Results: Results show variable discharge of 15-20A while vaping.

  • Brand: Samsung SDI
  • Model: 30Q
  • Size: 18650
  • Chemistry: INR
  • Nominal Capacity: 3000mAh
  • Nominal Voltage: 3.6V
  • Discharge: 15A Max Continuous
  • Positive: Flat
  • Protected: No
  • Rechargeable: Yes
  • Dimensions: 18.23mm x 64.78mm
  • Weight: 46.1g

 


Sanyo UR18650NSX

Test Results: Results show variable discharge between 20-22A while vaping.

  • Brand: Sanyo
  • Model: UR18650NSX
  • Size: 18650
  • Chemistry: NMC
  • Nominal Capacity: 2600mAh
  • Nominal Voltage: 3.6V
  • Discharge: 20A Max Continuous
  • Positive: Flat
  • Protected: NO, UNPROTECTED
  • Rechargeable: Yes
  • Dimensions: 18.31mm x 65.12mm
  • Weight: 45.3g

 


Sony VTC3 18650

Test Results: Results show variable discharge between 28-30A while vaping.

  • Brand: Sony Energy
  • Model: US18650VTC3
  • Size: 18650
  • Chemistry: IMR
  • Nominal Capacity: 1600mAh
  • Nominal Voltage: 3.6V
  • Discharge: 30A Max Continuous
  • Positive: Flat
  • Protected: NO, UNPROTECTED
  • Rechargeable: Yes
  • Dimensions: 18.18mm x 65.07mm
  • Weight: 44.7g

 


Sony VTC4 18650

Test Results: Results show variable discharge between 20-23A while vaping.

  • Brand: Sony Energy
  • Model: US18650VTC4
  • Size: 18650
  • Chemistry: NMC
  • Nominal Capacity: 2100mAh
  • Nominal Voltage: 3.6V
  • Discharge: 30A Max Continuous
  • Positive: Flat
  • Protected: NO, UNPROTECTED
  • Rechargeable: Yes
  • Dimensions: 18.20mm x 64.86mm
  • Weight: 45.3g

 


sony vtc5 18650

Test Results: Results show a steady discharge of 20A while vaping.

  • Model: US18650VTC5
  • Size: 18650
  • Chemistry: NMC
  • Nominal Capacity: 2600mAh
  • Nominal Voltage: 3.6V
  • Discharge: 20A Max Continuous, Rated by Sony as 30A Max Continuous with a temperature limit of 80C
  • Positive: Flat
  • Protected: NO, UNPROTECTED
  • Rechargeable: Yes
  • Dimensions: 18.35mm x 65.15mm
  • Weight: 44.10g

 


Sony VTC5A 18650

Test Results: Results show a steady discharge of 25A while vaping.

  • Brand: Sony Energy
  • Model: US18650VTC5A
  • Size: 18650
  • Chemistry: NMC
  • Nominal Capacity: 2600mAh
  • Nominal Voltage: 3.6V
  • Discharge: 25A Max Continuous, Rated by Sony as 35A Max Continuous with a temperature limit of 80C
  • Positive: Flat
  • Protected: NO, UNPROTECTED
  • Rechargeable: Yes
  • Dimensions: 18.2mm x 65mm
  • Weight: 47.8g

 


Sony VTC6 18650

Test Results: Results show variable discharge between 15-19A while vaping.

  • Brand: Sony Energy
  • Model: US18650VTC6
  • Size: 18650
  • Chemistry: NMC
  • Nominal Capacity: 3000mAh
  • Nominal Voltage: 3.6V
  • Discharge: 15A Max Continuous or 30A Max Continuous with 80C temperature cutoff
  • Positive: Flat
  • Protected: NO, UNPROTECTED
  • Rechargeable: Yes
  • Dimensions: 18.2mm x 64.9mm
  • Weight: 46.8g

 


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