Why would anyone still be choosing lithium ion over Lifepo4? Why are 18650 lithium-ion such as Samsung 25R and 30Q are still so popular if Lifepo4 have these amazing features?
- More constant discharge rate
- Less battery sag
- More life cycles
- Deliver higher discharge rate
- Faster charging time
- Larger overcharge tolerance
- Higher working temperature
Cons: Lower capacity (easily compensated with more parallel cells) Slightly higher price tag
What are good lifepo4 batteries these days?