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Sony NP-FV50

Rechargeable battery for Handycam® camcorders

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Item # 158NPFV50

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Product Highlights:

  • high-capacity camcorder battery
  • replaces the previous H-series and P-series batteries
  • 15% greater capacity than NP-FH50 for longer recording time
  • faster charging than supplied camcorder battery with optional AC-VQH10 quick charger
  • 1-5/16"W x 13/16"H x 1-13/16"D
  • weight: 1.8 oz
  • warranty: 1 year
  • Our 60-day money-back guarantee

This item was delivered promptly and once charged it seems to work fine.

Mike, Manitowoc, Wis

What's in the Box:

  • Sony V-series InfoLithium battery pack (6.8V/980mAh)
  • Limited Warranty information

Sony NP-FV50 Reviews

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(1 Review)

Sony NP-FV 50

Mike from Manitowoc, Wis on 5/19/2013

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This item was delivered promptly and once charged it seems to work fine.




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Overview: The Sony NP-FV50 lithium-ion rechargeable battery is designed to work with select models of Sony Handycam standard-definition and high-definition camcorders (series: DCR-SX/HDR-CX).

Note: The Sony V-series InfoLithium battery replaces the previous H-series and P-series batteries.

Battery Life: When the NP-FV50 is fully charged, it provides up to 2.0 hours of high definition recording time and up to 3.5 hours of standard definition recording time.

Note: This is only an approximation and will vary based on actual power consumption of the component being used, manner of usage, and temperature.


  • Output Voltage:
    • Minimum: DC 6.8 V
    • Maximum: 8.4 V
  • Capacity:
    • Minimum: 980 mAh (6.6 Wh)
    • Maximum: 1030 mAh (7.0 Wh)
  • Mass: Approximately 1.8 oz.

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it was a genuine Sony battery and not a knockoff brand. [ Dennis C.  Jul 20, 2016 ]