Sony VTC5 vs Samsung 30Q for 12s4p?

I’m trying to figure out which direction to go. Similar in price but one has higher amp hours and the other is rated for higher discharge (if I understand that correctly). Best of both worlds looks like the Sony VTC6 but about $100 more

Sony Konion US18650VTC5 2600mAh - 30A


Samsung INR18650-30Q 3000mAh - 15A

30Q is the way to go atm. Also are they underrated are are capable of more than 15A discharge. @PXSS can tell you more if you´re really into details, but for know you don´t do anything wrong with 30Q :wink:


You do not want VTC6. They may look like the best, but only in the first 20 charges. The VTC6 degrades very quickly, something like 53% after 300 charges charge as compared to 75% for 30Q and HG2. Don’t waste your money!

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That is good to know. Was not aware of the degradation speed of the VTC6.