Definitions for "NiCAD"
Stands for Nickel Cadium. An old battery technology not generally used with mobile phones today but occasionally still found in cordless phones. Standby and talk time are less than newer style batteries and these batteries may develop 'memory effect' if they are not conditioned properly. They must be run fully flat and then fully charged on every cycle.
Nickel cadmium - what rechargeable batteries are made of.
Type of rechargeable battery most commonly used on camcorders.