Lithium Polymer Battery (LiPo Battery)
Definition - What does Lithium Polymer Battery (LiPo Battery) mean?
A lithium-polymer (LiPo, LIP or Li-Poly) battery is a type of rechargeable battery that uses a soft polymer casing so that the lithium-ion battery inside it rests in a soft external “pouch.” It may also refer to a lithium-ion battery that uses a gelled polymer as an electrolyte. However, the term commonly refers to a type of lithium-ion battery in a pouch format.
The more accurate name for this type of battery is lithium-ion polymer battery.
Techopedia explains Lithium Polymer Battery (LiPo Battery)
Lithium-polymer batteries are lighter and more flexible than other kinds of lithium-ion batteries because of their soft shells, allowing them to be used in mobile and other electronic devices, as well as in remote control vehicles.
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