Flash AA 4600mAh (Yellow-blue)

What do you get when you buy batteries rated at twice the normal capacity for NiMH?

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Official specifications:
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Maximum temperature raise at different discharge currents: 1A:+1,7C, 2A:+4,0C, 3A:+6,5C, 5A:+11,5C, 10A:+13,2C
Capacity is less than 1/3 the rated capacity, I will not call it a surprise.

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The curves do match fairly well, but the batteries has low capacity and the voltage is lower than eneloops.

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Conclusion

If the batteries had been marked 1300mAh, they would have been good low capacity NiMH batteries.

To answer the question from the top: You get cheated.


Notes and links

How is the test done and how to read the charts
Compare to other AA/AAA batteries: Alkaline/NiMH/Lithium