Test/review of Meco 16340 1200mAh (Cyan)

Meco 16340 1200mAh (Cyan)

Official specifications:

  • Product name: MECO 3.7v 1200mAh CR123A/16340 Li-ion Battery

  • Brand: MECO

  • Capacity: 1200mAh

  • Voltage: 3.7V

  • Chemistry: Li-ion

  • Rechargeable Times: Up to 500 times.

  • Size: 34mm x 16.6mm (length x body diameter)

  • Weight: 16g± 1g (1pc)

A 16340 cell from Meco, how good is this brand?

There is not much capacity in the cell, they two cells do not match and cannot deliver much current.

A cell cannot power a 3 Watt load.


This cell is a waste of money.

Notes and links

The batteries was supplied by Banggood for review.

How is the test done and how to read the charts
How is a protected LiIon battery constructed
More about button top and flat top batteries
Graphical comparison to other LiIon batteries
Table with all tested LiIon batteries

Thanks HKJ! A few of the images look a little odd on my phone. It could be something on my end. Thanks for helping keep us safe and informed.

Batteries are total scrap. :person_facepalming:

Thanks for doing this review.

I would be very surprised if the outcome was very different.

It would never have been a 1200mAh battery, but it could have been a decent 600mAh.

Decimal point two places out. Thanks for the review HKJ. :beer: