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Leica BP-DC 12U

Lithium-Ion Battery for V-Lux


Our take on the Leica BP-DC 12U

It's always a good idea to take along a second battery, particularly when traveling. This high-performance lithium-ion battery can power your Leica V-Lux camera for approximately 540 shots while your other battery recharges.

Product Highlights:

  • rechargeable lithium-ion replacement battery for Leica V-Lux cameras
  • 3.6V/895 mAh
  • shoot up to 540 photos before recharging
  • warranty: 2 years
  • Our 60-day money-back guarantee

What's in the Box:

  • Leica BP-DC12-U Lithium-Ion battery pack (7.2V 1200mAh 8.7Wh)
  • Plastic terminal cover
  • Instructions
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Overview: The Leica BP-DC12-U is an accessory Lithium-Ion battery for Leica V-Lux cameras. It comes with a plastic terminal cover to prevent accidental shorting of the battery contacts.

Charging/Battery Life: The BP-DC12-U charges in approximately 140 minutes when using the BC-DC12-U charger that comes with the V-Lux camera. The estimated battery life of a fully charged battery is as follows:

  Using Monitor Using Viewfinder
Number of Recordable Pictures 360 pictures 300 pictures
Still Image Recording Time 180 minutes 150 minutes
Total Movie Recording Time 140 minutes N/A
Actual Movie Recording Time 75 minutes N/A
Playback Time 300 minutes N/A


  • Battery Type: Lithium-Ion rechargeable battery
  • Voltage: 7.2 volts
  • Capacity: 1200 mAh / 8.7 Wh
  • Dimensions: Width=1.42" Height=1.89", Depth=0.663", Weight=1.8 ounces

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