Don't get stuck without power for your Sony camera — make sure you have an extra battery charged and ready to go. The slim, lightweight NP-FR1 rechargeable is a great choice for dedicated shutterbugs. It actually offers nearly twice the power of its predecessor, the NP-FT1. And lithium ion rechargeables don't lose their capacity when partially charged or discharged, so you can freshen up this battery whenever it's convenient.

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  • NP-FR1 InfoLithium Type R rechargeable battery (3.6V/4.4 Wh/1220 mAh) in a blister pack
  • Plastic battery case
  • Instructions inside packaging

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InfoLITHIUM: The NP-FR1 battery exchanges data with compatible Sony digital imaging and video equipment about its power consumption, thus when used with InfoLITHIUM components it will calculate remaining battery life based on the actual power consumption of the equipment using it. If used with non InfoLITHIUM components remaining battery life will not be indicated.

Battery Life: The NP-FR1 has an estimated life of 180 minutes or 360 shots. This is only an approximation and will vary based on actual power consumption of the component being used, manner of usage and temperature.

No Memory Effect: This battery has no memory effect, so it may be partially charged without creating memory problems.

Compatibility: The NP-FR1 can be used with select Sony digital cameras with "Type R" battery packs.


  • Maximum Output Voltage: 4.2 Volts DC
  • Mean Output Voltage: 3.6 Volts DC
  • Capacity: 4.4 Wh (1220 mAh)
  • Operating Temperature: 32-104 degrees F
  • Weight: 1.2 ounces

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