What is the difference between an OEM digital camera battery and DuracellDirect's digital camera batteries?
Here at DuracellDirect, we aim to prove to customers than the OEM doesn’t necessarily always provide the best
replacements. Our aftermarket Sony digital camera batteries will meet, if not exceed, OEM specifications. All of our
products come with a one year warranty, and pass various safety certification tests. We use only highest grade quality
cells in our batteries, in order to provide customers with safety, durable, and excellent digital camera batteries.
What different types of Sony digital camera batteries are there?
There are four commonly used “types” of batteries currently in the market for digital cameras. These include Li-Ion
(Lithium Ion), Li-Poly (Lithium Polymer), NiMH (Nickel Metal Hydride), and Ni-Cad (Nickel Cadmium). All four types are
widely accepted for creating batteries for digital cameras. Although each type has distinct advantages and disadvantages
over the other types (such as a difference in total life span), these are hardly noticeable to the untrained eye, and
all types will still bring quality service to our customers.
Why do Sony digital camera batteries have different capacities?
Our replacement Sony digital camera batteries have different capacities (measured in “mAh”, milliampere-hour) for
numerous reasons. Factors such as voltage, wattage, type, and size all have an effect on what the total capacity of
the digital camera battery will be. Typically, larger batteries contain larger cells, which means each cell will have
more electrode and electrolyte materials in it; this results in a larger capacity, and longer use-per-charge.
How long will my Sony digital camera battery last?
Our aftermarket Sony digital camera batteries can last for several hours of use, and have an average life span of 500
discharge / charge cycles, or two to three years. When charging the battery, up to 80% capacity can be attained within
one hour of charging; typically, the replacement Sony digital camera battery can take up to four hours of charging to
achieve a full battery.
Customers should be aware that these are averages, and that battery capacities can differ even due to things such as
the current condition of the battery.
How safe are Sony digital camera batteries and batteries in general? How do I take care of my Sony battery?
All of our products here at DuracellDirect pass attain pass various safety certification standards, such as UL, CE,
RoHS, and FCC. While there is always a chance for batteries to malfunction under different conditions, we promise to
bring you the safest batteries possible that are also durable and of the highest quality.
As mentioned previously, different conditions can cause stress to your battery. For example, any contact with water
may short-circuit the cells inside of your battery. Also, weather conditions such as freezing temperatures and extreme
heat can damage the cells, causing a battery defection. Physical damage can have this affect as well, so try not to
drop or throw your digital camera battery. Attempting to take apart the digital camera battery is also risky. If you
spot any leaks emerging from the battery, recycle it immediately before it can cause damage to you or your electronic device.
digital camera batteries and digital camera chargers for quite a number of other brands as well.
Contact our customer service to compare our Sony digital camera battery to your Sony digital camera model.
To find Sony Batteries, Battery Chargers, Adapters, and Accessories select the model of your Sony Digital Camera.
At DuracellDirect.com we are proud to offer our 100% Customer Satisfaction Guarantee on all of our Sony Batteries, Sony chargers, Sony adapters and accessories.