In Cheap and Good? -series we test the cheapest accessories we can find from the Internet. The first installment is about a replacement battery for Fuji X100 series camera, made by Seiwei. Original NP-95 batteries for Fuji cameras are quite expensive, here in Finland the price is about 50 Euros. Fuji […]

Cheap and good? #1 – Seiwei NP-95 battery for Fuji ...

Finally, part 2 has arrived to shed more light to the question, why my battery dies in cold. In Part 1 we talked about the unavoidable performance loss of lithium batteries in cold, and how the issue can be mitigated. Now we take a look at how Apple and Samsung, […]

Why my battery dies in cold? (Part 2)

Brace yourselves, summer is coming! But not just yet, as we investigated the lithium battery behavior in cold. In Part 1 we talk about the issue in general and in Part 2 we look at behavior of Samsung Galaxy S7 and iPhone 6s . The cold performance of smartphone batteries is a hot […]

Why my battery dies in cold ? (Part 1)