The first of it's kind, Ryobi brings you the Lithium-Ion Cordless Lawn and Garden line. With longer run time, fade-free power, and a Li-ion battery that works with all One+ tools, this is also the most eco-friendly option for your lawn care needs- while Nickel-Cadmium batteries contain potentially harmful components, the 18V Li-Ion does not. And best of all they'll work with any One+ tool you already own.And because all 4 of the Lithium-ion outdoor toos come with a Lithium-ion battery and charger, and here's never been a better time to upgrade your One+ system, or start your One+ collection. If you want Performance, Versatility and Easy Operation, the One+ system has it all. This 18V Li-Ion hedge trimmer features a wrap-around handle for comfortable trimming at all angles, and a 17 in. dual action blade for reduced vibration and thorough cuts.