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Digipower - Re-Fuel Rechargeable Lithium-Ion Replacement Battery for Sony NP-FW50 - Black-Front_Standard

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Rating 4.6 out of 5 stars with 279 reviews

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  • Rating: 1 out of 5 stars

    You get what you pay for

    Posted
    Brian
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    My wife purchased me a mirror less camera for Christmas so i would stop talking about leaving Nikon...(she does listen)....so right away i knew i needed a back up battery and purchased this to save money due to buying a new camera bag and G lens as well. First time inserting the battery it read on the display that it wasn't compatible, as well it was stuck in the grip and had to pry it out, second attempt it worked as long as its pushed in with slight force but i can only remove it by keeping the battery door open, with a firm grip i have to slap it into the palm of my other hand for it to eject and lastly on a full charge, i took 2~ 30 second exposures and adjusted settings and killed the battery. unacceptable. I may have a defected one but as of right now, i cant recommend it. I highly recommend buying original Sony batteries and not knock off, at least not this brand. I am going to replace it and ill update. (charger works well)

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 1 out of 5 stars

    Returned: Box says can't charge Sony batteries

    Posted
    CharlieInSeattle

    It is unfortunate that the online description is not accurate in this regard. Best Buy should fix this problem. I would take little comfort in the comments of other people that they successfully used the Sony battery in this charger and recharged the included battery in the camera. Another error in the description is that the battery in the kit is a Sony NP-FW50 battery. It is a replacement battery which has less capacity than the genuine Sony battery according to the labels on each, 6.8 watt-hours vs. 7.3 Watt-hours.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Good deal, but you get what you pay for

    Posted
    Bobjohn76
    • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
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    So this appeared to be a good deal, however the battery is not nearly as good as the original Sony battery. The charger works great and allows you to even charge via usb battery pack. The battery that comes with this kit however does not hold charge. For example if you charge it to 100% and leave it aside, by the end of the day he charge is down to 60% without use. The Sony battey by comparison holds 100% of its charge fo few days. Buy the charger, but you may need to invest in another original Sony battery to get dependability out of it.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Excellent alternative

    Posted
    MikeD
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    This is a great value for anybody looking for alternative batteries to the manufacturers batteries and charger. Convenient and work just as well as the standard batteries. Charger is super convenient with multiple ways to charge batteries through use of USB (allows wall and car charging) and standalone wall prongs.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Love the extra battery and external charger.

    Posted
    Donavan
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    The supplied battery has a small limited amount of shots that a full charge can give. The fact that the kit does not come with an external battery charger severely limits the shooting time available. The solution to the problem is this charger and an additional battery. Now I've been able to shoot on location, keep a spare battery charged or a used battery charging. Make the assignment much easier.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    Not the best, but can do the job.

    Posted
    Mike
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    If you're a professional photographer or video producer, go for the Sony brand chargers and batteries. I got one of these on a whim to save a few bucks and I wasn't very happy. The battery often didn't sit perfect and wouldn't charge correctly, or the battery was loose in the charger. I ended up returning it.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 1 out of 5 stars

    Caused damage to my camera

    Posted
    DDMM

    Needed an emergency replacement battery while on a job. The battery worked on my Sony NEX-5 camera for a while. Got some very distorted and unusable images. Then the battery stopped working. Now the camera won't power up. Seems obvious from the images the specs for the voltage were not compatible. This purchase was much worse than getting nothing.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    decent spare battery

    Posted
    Jared
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    This was included as part of a camera bundle. I always recommend buying factory batteries because over time the off brand tones lose power more quickly. However, factory batteries are expensive. With the a7rii you can never have too many batteries. This makes a good spare and having an extra charger is nice. You can't knock free.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Must have for Sony AS400

    Posted
    Eskimomo
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    At first, I was on the fence about purchasing an extra charger option for the camera due to the fact the camera already charged the battery on its own. It is super convenient because you can quickly plug the battery directly into the wall instead of freeing up the camera for use.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    Good Battery - but wrong charger

    Posted
    Mary
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    Got this free battery with my new Sony A7R II camera. Only thing I do not like is it uses a different charger. So if I want to use it I have to take (2) chargers. I have been using this as my spare in bag only and do not take charger with me - just leave the charger at home and use my 2 sony batteries w/charger on the road. It functions fine in the camera.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    excellent back up battery!

    Posted
    Kristy
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    This is my favorite purchase! It allows me to have a back up battery for my camera. I can have it charged and in my bag, and never have to worry about running out. It's easy to plug in the wall, and shows a green light when it is fully charged. I highly recommend this!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Good secondary battery

    Posted
    Tatuscorpion
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    I used this battery on my Sony A6500 for wedding photos. My Sony battery ran out of charge after 3 hours of use. This battery came in handy, since it's my secondary/backup battery. It saved me and help finish the job, which was one more hour of usage time. The battery was later used on another project and last another 2 to 3 hours.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    My preferred camera charger

    Posted
    Kyle
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    Got this to charge additional batteries on my A7SII, and actually prefer it to the official Sony one! Batteries (both official and off-brand) snap snugly into the charger, lightweight. Also survived being chewed on by my aunts dog!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    Works but not the best

    Posted
    Mike
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    I run a media production company and needed another battery for my Sony A7ii. This seemed like a good deal but the charger doesn't hold the battery in place very well. The battery works pretty good but overall not the best. I would have spent a little more money for the Sony if I knew.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Good, not great

    Posted
    Harpo64
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    Does the job, but definitely doesn't provide as much charge as the original battery. Charges quickly, but be aware that the package clearly states it doesn't charge Sony batteries. I haven't tested this out, I'm taking their word on it. But does what I needed to add extra shooting time at a reasonable price.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Nice phone for the price.

    Posted
    DebK
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    SInce I don't use my phone for more than the basics, I decided that I didn't need to spend the extra money for the S5. So far - so good. The S4 seems to be meeting my needs and then some. It's smaller than the S5 which makes it easier to fit in my pocket, but with a large enough screen that most things can be seen easily.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 1 out of 5 stars

    Returned

    Posted
    Watt
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    Was looking for a spare battery for my A6000 having a wall charger was a bonus. But when I got it home and read the very small print it stated the charger won't charge my Sony battery and the spare battery won't charge in my camera so it was returned

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Good deal on a good product!

    Posted
    MrJimTim
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    I decided to purchase this after realizing that the OEM battery cost just as much as this aftermarket battery with charger! It charges very quickly and lasts a long time. I will be doing a full review on my channel after testing it for a few weeks @ MrJimTim

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great replacement charger

    Posted
    NickG
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    I lost the charger to my Sony A6000. This one works like a dream. Plus it comes with a battery, so now i have an extra. I actually like this one better than the OEM charger that my Sony came with. I have used the battery this came with already and didn't notice any changes. Worth the money!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great product

    Posted
    Gemma
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    Spare battery is good quality - lasts as long as the OEM that came with my a6300. Charges fast. I purchased it mainly because I wanted a USB option for charging. Would be great if it was slightly more compact but that's just my preference for most tech gadgets. Would definitely buy it again.

    I would recommend this to a friend