Kobalt 80 Volt Battery Review For Kobalt Power Equipment

Kobalt 80 Volt Battery Review for Kobalt Power Equipment

Ian Mutuli
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Ian Mutuli

Ian Mutuli

Founder and Managing Editor of Archute. He is also a graduate architect from The University of Nairobi, Kenya.
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Kobalt 80-Volt Lithium Ion (Li-ion) Cordless Power...
  • High performance Kobalt 80 Volt lithium-ion battery delivers...
  • Compatible with the entire Kobalt 80 Volt max team
  • Quick charge time: 30 minutes

A battery usually supplies enough energy or backup power for your appliances at home or office. The battery's power is excellent, dependable and handy for keeping your equipment running for days, weeks or even years. Besides, you can use batteries in equipment that require a lot of energy, such as lawnmowers, vehicles, remote controls and so on. In this case, we are using the Kobalt 80 Volt Battery on Kobalt 80-volt Brushless Lithium-Ion Self-Propelled Cordless Electric Lawn Mower.

The Kobalt 80 Volt Battery has a simple charge time that offers quick charging, making the tool great and comfortable to use. Moreover, it has a long battery life and a long operating period. Also, it has minimal memory loss after charging and provides excellent performance when in use. Besides, the Kobalt 80v 2.0Ah is a lithium-ion battery that works with all Kobalt appliances.

Product Review

The Kobalt 80 Volt Battery is a rechargeable Lithium-Ion (Li-ion) for Kobalt's rugged lineup cordless power equipment, especially lawnmowers. After charging, this high-performance battery usually delivers fade-free power with minimum or no memory loss. Besides, the battery is compatible with the whole Kobalt 80-Volt Max lineup.

The battery offers a fast charge time of about 30 minutes, while the fuel gauge usually offers an easy check on the available power level. Additionally, the initial no-load voltage peaks at 80 volts; the nominal voltage under the usual load is 72 volts.

Kobalt 80-Volt Max Rear-Wheel Drive Self-Propelled Lawn Mower

Kobalt 80 Volt Max Battery is mostly used in Kobalt tools enabling them to deliver great work thanks to the battery's professional-grade capability. The battery has the highest voltage, and that's what exactly what you need. Besides, you get longer run times with no gradual drop in power, and since Kobalt equipment is crafted to make your job easier, you can quickly swap all our batteries to keep you rolling, cutting, blowing and trimming.

Kobalt 80 Volt Battery Review For Kobalt Power Equipment

The Kobalt 80 Volt Battery allows the Rear-Wheel Drive Self-Propelled Lawn Mower to power through the toughest grass types. And by switching between the two 2.0 Ah Kobalt 80 Volt Batteries, you're guaranteed about 1 hour of runtime. Perfect for yards about an acre of land. Charge one battery in the 40-minutes charger while cutting with the other, and be sure to get MAX power when need be.

Two 2.0 Ah batteries usually offer 20% more power than regular push mowers and can power the full line of Kobalt 80V equipment. Besides, you can adjust a Self-Propelled Rear Wheel Drive Lawn Mower with Cruise Control to your stride. In addition, the battery maximizes runtime and provides longer motor life when it comes to a brushless motor.

The 7-position single-leer height adjustment on the mower usually allows you to achieve the ideal cut on virtually all grass types. Also, the 3-in-1 designs let you mulch, side discharge or rear bag the grass clippings. Furthermore, you will get a 5-year hassle-free warranty on the battery and a 3-year hassle-free warranty on the charger giving you peace of mind.


  • The Lithium-Ion (Li-ion) battery is dependable and durable
  • Features no memory loss after charging
  • Comes with a great charging time
  • Charging compatible battery with Kobalt chargers
  • Compatible with the whole Kobalt 80-Volt Max lineup
  • You get longer run times with no gradual drop in power
  • Weighs 1.36kg, only making it portable


  • After prolonged usage, the battery does not provide a full charge.

What Are The Outstanding Features of the Kobalt 80V Battery?

1. Design

The Kobalt 80V Battery comes with a nice and sturdy design. It's built with Lithium-ion (Li-ion) technology making them compatible with outdoor power equipment. Besides, this lithium battery feature fast-charging components and doesn't have a negative memory impact. Additionally, the Kobalt 80V 2.0 Ah battery is designed with features that prevent overheating, overloading and overcharging.

2. Battery gauge

The Kobalt 80V 2.0 Ah battery has an integrated fuel gauge that allows you to know the amount of power left in your battery. This gauge also allows you to know when the battery requires recharging or if you can use it at that instant.

3. Charger

The Kobalt battery will require a charger for delivering complete charging, and you can purchase the charge separately. The charger has a visual charge status indicator that displays the battery charge level.

4. Durability

The Kobalt battery has a solid casing that usually helps endure wear, pressure and damage. Also, the battery is long-lasting, has rapid charging and is durable in all weather conditions. Besides, the unique structure keeps the battery cool for long-lasting operation, especially during extreme conditions.

Frequently Asked Questions on the Kobalt 80 Volt Battery

1. What batteries work with Kobalt power tools?

The 1.5Ah battery from Kobalt is compatible with all Kobalt 24-volt max cordless tools. In addition, this lithium-ion battery provides continuous, fade-free power, allowing your equipment to operate at full capacity until the battery is drained.

2. How long will a Kobalt 80v battery last?

The battery on both tools lasts around 30 minutes and performs an excellent job on my grass or small trees.

3. Can I charge my Kobalt battery overnight?

You can store the battery pack in the charger; however, we recommend disconnecting the charger from the power source. Check if any debris or other material has shorted out the charging contacts. Also, charge the battery pack when there is minimum power.

4. Can I use a Kobalt 80v battery in 40v equipment?

No. power is usually measured in amps or HP. If the draw is 1 amp, that means it's 1 amp. Although the difference is minor for practical use, the 80v has a little lower power (or amps) drain (P= IE) than the 40v.

5. What company manufactures Kobalt tools?

Lowe's Companies, Inc. Lowe's American home improvement retailer, owns the Kobalt brand of power equipment, hand and mechanics' tools, and tool storage goods. Lowe's house brand in North America and their joint venture in Australia with the now-defunct Masters Home Improvement.

Ian Mutuli

About the author

Ian Mutuli

Founder and Managing Editor of Archute. He is also a graduate architect from The University of Nairobi, Kenya.
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