Finding the best electric chainsaw is not quite as complicated as buying a gas chainsaw because electric chainsaws don’t have the diversity and size variations that you’ll find in a gas chainsaw. An electric chainsaw refers to wither a ‘corded chainsaw.’ — which means you’ll need an extension cord or a battery powered chainsaw, also known as cordless. Read our indepth article on cordless chainsaws.
I know that many people think that the term ‘electric’ includes ‘battery-powered’ chainsaws, but typically, it does not. Either way, if you were searching for reviews on battery chainsaws then read our accompanying guide on battery chainsaws.