What is the difference between an OEM laptop battery and DuracellDirect's laptop batteries?
Gateway aftermarket laptop batteries from DuracellDirect.com are a direct replacement for OEM Gateway laptop batteries,
come with a complete one year warranty, and will either meet or exceed OEM specifications. Each battery from Duracell
Direct meets various UL, CE, RoHS and FCC certifications. Build quality and internal battery technology is always
improved with our aftermarket laptop batteries, which gives our batteries an advantage over OEM batteries with better
battery life, safety and durability.
What different types of Gateway laptop batteries are there?
There are four different types of laptop batteries available on the market ranging from Li-Ion (Lithium Ion), Li-Poly
(Lithium Polymer), Ni-Cad (Nickel Cadmium), or NiMH (Nickel Metal Hydride). Most of the Gateway laptop batteries come
in Li-Ion because of its light weight and long lasting battery power. Each battery chemistry type has its own distinct
advantages over the other. All four battery chemistry types are universally accepted for each specific laptop model as
a replacement laptop battery.
Why do Gateway laptop batteries have different capacities?
Laptop battery capacity is measured milliampere-hours, “mAh” and will vary from each model because of battery capacity
size, chemistry type, voltage and wattage. The larger the battery capacity is on your Gateway laptop battery, the more
electrolyte and electrode material there is in the laptop battery cells, if the battery chemistry is the same. Laptop
batteries with a larger mAh capacity will usually have a longer run time.
How long will my Gateway laptop battery last?
Your Gateway laptop battery should last several hours off of a full charge, but each Gateway laptop model will vary.
Average Gateway laptop battery charging is between one to three hours, with 80% capacity being reached the first hour.
Lifespan for a Gateway laptop battery is about three years is capable of over 500 discharge / charge cycles. The battery
chemistry type, size, frequency of use, and treatment will also determine how long your laptop battery will last.
How safe are Gateway laptop batteries and batteries in general? How do I take care of my Gateway battery?
All laptop batteries from DuracellDirect.com are safe, tested and hold various RoHS, CE, UL, and FCC safety certifications
before being sold to our customers. All of our Gateway laptop chargers, power adapters and accessories also carry these
safety certifications to ensure a high quality product.
Proper care of your Gateway laptop battery is important to have a long lasting battery. Laptop batteries in general are
fragile and can become defective under extreme conditions. Laptop batteries do not like high heat, moisture, freezing
temperatures and high impact abusive environments. Also, do not disassembly your laptop battery, as this can disrupt
the cells and cause a defective battery. If the Gateway laptop battery is defective, check to see if it is still under
warranty. If it is out of warranty, please recycle it at your nearest battery recycling center.
Please contact our customer service if you need help checking the compatibility between our Gateway laptop batteries or
Gateway laptop chargers and your laptop model. We provide many kinds of
and laptop chargers
for different brands and models.
To find Gateway Batteries, Battery Chargers, Adapters, and Accessories select the model of your Gateway Laptop.
At DuracellDirect.com we are proud to offer our 100% Customer Satisfaction Guarantee on all of our Gateway Batteries, Gateway chargers, Gateway adapters and accessories.