By Sam Machkovech – 08:40AMA major battery supplier has added lithium-ion to its lineup of batteries for the new Samsung CR16 battery, according to Reuters.
The CR16 is Samsung’s first ever battery to be powered by a lithium-air battery pack.
The battery is made by the Samsung Electronics unit of LG Chem.
It uses an anode that is an anodes-to-cathode conversion of a lithium ion to a cathode.
It has a rated capacity of 400mAh.
Samsung has been making batteries for its devices for about a year now, starting with the Galaxy S4 in the Galaxy Note line.
A battery in that capacity will be enough for a small car, and for the most part, a small SUV.
That battery has been used for some of the smaller cars of the industry.
The CR16 has a 6.7V output and will be priced at $979.
That’s about half the price of a battery from LG, which has a 2.5V output.
That will make the CR16 the highest-end battery Samsung has made to date.