Take my advice — instead of waiting until you run out of batteries and then overpaying, stock up on batteries now from Amazon and you’ll save a bundle of cash in the process. If you’re a Prime member, you’ll get them with free shipping.
In terms of performance and longevity, the difference between brand names like Duracell and off-brand batteries like the ones sold by AmazonBasics is a much debated topic, but let’s forget about it entirely for a moment. The bottom line is that you pay twice as much or even more for brand names, and they absolutely do not last for twice as long. It’s that simple.
Here’s a chart to show you the comparison.