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Sony Rechargeable Battery Pack - NP-FW50

Abt Model: NPFW50 | UPC Code: 027242797062
Regular Price $79.99
$51.00  
7.7Wh Capacity/ InfoLITHIUM W-Series Li-ion Battery Type/ Black Finish
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3.3 (19 reviews) 3.5

Product Details

Sony Rechargeable Battery Pack - NPFW50

Features:

  • Lightweight: Compact and lightweight spare battery
  • Battery life: Info function for accurate % of life indication
  • Capacity: High capacity for stamina

Specifications:

  • Operating Conditions
    • Operating Temperature: +32 to +104°F (0 to +40°C)
  • Power
    • Battery Capacity: 7.7Wh (1080mAh)
    • Battery Type: InfoLITHIUM W-series: Li-ion

Approximate Dimensions:

  • Width: 1.31"
  • Height: 0.75"
  • Depth: 1.81"

Approximate Weight:

  • Unit: 0.13 lbs
  • Shipping: 1 lb
More reasons to buy the Sony NP-FW50 from Abt Electronics
  • Abt.com is an authorized dealer (Learn More).
  • The Sony NP-FW50 is Brand New.
  • The Sony NP-FW50 Ships in a Factory Sealed Box.
 

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Sony Rechargeable Battery Pack
 
3.3

(based on 19 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (7)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (4)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (4)

67%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to install (3)
  • Reliable (3)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Back-up (3)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (5)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    Battery Life NEX cameras

    I have a NEX 5K for a year now. Purchased an extra battery soon after getting the camera. Just returned from 3 week in Africa and prior to leaving purchased another battery. This...Read complete review

    I have a NEX 5K for a year now. Purchased an extra battery soon after getting the camera. Just returned from 3 week in Africa and prior to leaving purchased another battery. This gave me 2 while on game drives and one back in camp charging. Most of the time, the battery lasted for 8 hours of of the 2 game drives. Only twice did I have to swap batteries during a game drive. No power at night to charge the batteries. Most of my photography is stills not movies. No matter what camera you own, digital photography uses battery power. One should have no less than 2 batteries to insure you have power during your days picture taking.

    VS

    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    right battery for the wrong camera or vice versa

    I was forced to buy this battery for my alpha 55 SLT camera, since the battery that came with the camera lasted on for approx 400 shots (this was as mentioned by sony,...Read complete review

    I was forced to buy this battery for my alpha 55 SLT camera, since the battery that came with the camera lasted on for approx 400 shots (this was as mentioned by sony, no surprises) with 18-55 kit lens. I was going on a vacation and was not sure if I would have the option to recharge the battery regularly. The other features of the camera were nice so I just didn't care much about the battery life at that time. I am repenting now!! Now, with the new 70400G lens which I have purchased, the battery lasts hardly for 200 shots!!!!! Its my bad. I didn't give enough consideration to battery life. This is a good battery for point and shoot cameras BUT not for SLR/SLT/NEX cameras!! Please make note of this, before deciding to buy these cameras!!! I am learning it the hard way I have heard that sony is coming up with new models in the near future which have a different battery and give excellent battery life. But I am screwed!! After so much investment I can't even go to a different brand ($1000 for camera+$1600 for lens$80 for battery)

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    5.0

    Extra battery is handy

    By PRASKA

    from Philadelphia, PA

    Comments about Sony Rechargeable Battery Pack:

    I took my Sony NEX6 camera with this spare battery to Yellowstone national park. This battery came in very handy during full day of photo and video shooting.

    Comment on this review

     
    5.0

    no-fw50

    By LoneRanger2007

    from Undisclosed

    Comments about Sony Rechargeable Battery Pack:

    These batteries are a bit too expensive and do not last for long periods of time if left in the camera. purchased this one for a backup.

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    5.0

    INITIAL PERFORMANCE GOOD

    By ED

    from NEW JERSEY

    About Me Casual Photographer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy to Install

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Back Up
      • Digital Photography
      • Photography
      • Portrait Photography
      • Travel

      Comments about Sony Rechargeable Battery Pack:

      EVERYTHING FINE AT THIS POINT

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

      Comment on this review

      (12 of 19 customers found this review helpful)

       
      1.0

      Battery Life is terrible

      By FLCAMERAGUY

      from Florida

      Comments about Sony Rechargeable Battery Pack:

      When I first purchased this camera, the battery probably lasted about 50 photos. I've had this camera roughly a year now and the battery life is down to 20-30 photos. When using a flash, the battery life numbers should be cut in half. Today after fully charging the battery all night, I took five pictures using the flash and the battery was down to 19%. It is ridiculous, please make an add-on battery pack for this camera. I don't normally post reviews but specifically created a Sony account here so I could post this.

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      5.0

      Battery Life NEX cameras

      By rkreiss

      from Maryland

      Pros

      • Long lasting, fast charge

      Cons

      • none

      Best Uses

        Comments about Sony Rechargeable Battery Pack:

        I have a NEX 5K for a year now. Purchased an extra battery soon after getting the camera. Just returned from 3 week in Africa and prior to leaving purchased another battery. This gave me 2 while on game drives and one back in camp charging. Most of the time, the battery lasted for 8 hours of of the 2 game drives. Only twice did I have to swap batteries during a game drive. No power at night to charge the batteries. Most of my photography is stills not movies. No matter what camera you own, digital photography uses battery power. One should have no less than 2 batteries to insure you have power during your days picture taking.

        Comment on this review

         
        2.0

        The life is too short.

        By laokeix

        from Atlanta, GA.

        Pros

        • Good infor

        Cons

        • The battery life is too short

        Best Uses

          Comments about Sony Rechargeable Battery Pack:

          The battery can not last one day use.But you have no other choice.

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          1.0

          Battery Life is short

          By FIsher

          from Columbus, IN

          Comments about Sony Rechargeable Battery Pack:

          A full charged battery only capable for 1 hour HD video shoot. In advance, video were shot continuosly for 30 min and showed overheated warning and shut off.

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          4.0

          Seems fine to me

          By Chris the teacher

          from Raleigh, NC

          About Me Photo Enthusiast

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy to Install
          • Reliable
          • Solid Construction

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Travel

            Comments about Sony Rechargeable Battery Pack:

            It's the same battery that came with the camera and I haven't had any issues with short life. I bought this as a second battery for when I travel or backpack, but I rarely ever go below 50% on a charge, so I probably would have been fine without it. I've even done some time lapse shots, and the camera will outlast my phone, which I use as a remote control trigger, but I suppose that's not saying much.

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No

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            3.0

            Long charge time; short life

            By Adam (obBLOGato.wordpress.com)

            from New York

            About Me Semi-pro Photographer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy to Install
            • Reliable
            • Solid Construction

            Cons

            • Loses Charge Quickly
            • Slow Recharge

            Best Uses

            • Back Up

            Comments about Sony Rechargeable Battery Pack:

            I bought my NEX-7 with an extra Sony battery. The batteries took about 4 hours to charge. I used the camera to shoot pictures out the window of the train from New York to Washington DC (about a 3.5 hr ride). By the time we got to DC the first battery was dead. I plugged it in to recharge in the hotel and we went out to lunch and to walk around tourist sites. by the time I got back to the hotel for dinner in the early evening, the 2nd battery was dead on about 200-250 shots (across both batteries). The battery is rated at 430 shots (CIPA) but in a month of shooting I've typically experienced about a quarter of that. Genuine Sony batteries cost about $50 - so carrying 3 of them is ridiculous. Neither my Nikon D300 nor my Canon G9 suffers from such ridiculously short battery life nor takes as long to charge.

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No

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            5.0

            Exelent OEM battery

            By kamenal

            from Highland Park, IL

            About Me Photo Enthusiast

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Long-Lasting
            • Reliable

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Back Up
              • Digital Photography

              Comments about Sony Rechargeable Battery Pack:

              Decided to go with OEM instead of cheapie ebay battery of unproven quality.

              • Was this a gift?:
              • No

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