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Canon BP-828 Battery Pack

Battery for select Canon camcorders

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This battery pack provides reliable, long-lasting rechargeable power for select Canon camcorders.

This battery pack provides reliable, long-lasting rechargeable power for select Canon camcorders.

Compatible with the following Canon camcorders:


-- XA20

-- XA25

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What's in the Box:

  • BP-828 Lithium-Ion Rechargeable battery pack (7.4V 2670mAh)
  • Terminal cover (attached)
  • Safety Instructions and Important Information

This battery is a must buy in my opinion. I use this battery as my primary battery for my video camera and i use the stock smaller battery that came with my camera as a backup. It lasts long and worth it.

Dennis, Virginia


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Compatibility: The Canon BP-828 rechargeable Lithium Ion battery is compatible with select Canon digital camcorders, including the Professional series.

Note: Before you use the battery pack for the first time, charge it in advance with your camcorder's battery charger.

Lithium Ion: Unlike Nickel-Cadmium (Ni-Cad) batteries, Lithium Ion batteries don't have a "memory effect," which shortens their capacity. They can be partially charged and/or discharged without worry of shortened battery life.

Intelligent System: When using the BP-828 with Canon digital camcorders compatible with the Intelligent System, the camcorder will display the remaining battery charge as a percentage, plus the remaining recording time.

Recommended Operating Temperature: The battery pack's maximum operating temperature range is 32-104°F. The optimal range is 50-86°F. At cold temperatures, performance will temporarily decline.

Terminal Cover: The terminal cover can be used to differentiate between charged and uncharged battery packs. The cover has a battery-shaped hole, and will fit the battery in either direction. When placed one way, the battery-shaped hole is filled, and in the other way, the hole is empty.


  • Voltage: 7.4 Volts DC
  • Capacity: 2670 mAh
  • Weight: 4.3 ounces

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When it comes to digital cameras, video or still, after market batteries, even from names you trust, just don't hold up. Go with the OEM! [ LaVonne  Feb 27, 2018 ]
The BP-828 Battery has provided up to 6 hours of continuous use with my Cannon Vixia HF G20. After 4 years it is slowly losing its charge capacity but still useable for 4 hours. It has been a great battery for my uses and applications. [ LAWRENCE  Jan 30, 2018 ]
wanted longer record time for outdoor filming [ terry  Jul 14, 2017 ]
It is imperative to purchase a back-up battery. In my experience, while Canon branded batteries are more expensive, they have performed better than off brands. If your battery fails, you fail to capture the moment. I choose to pay a little more for peace of mind. [ Mark  Dec 09, 2015 ]

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