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NikonEN-EL5 Lithium-Ion Battery (3.7v 1100mAh)
 
4.8

(based on 123 reviews)

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    (109)

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    (10)

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  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

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98%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Reliable (86)
  • Easy to install (79)
  • Fast charge (72)
  • Long-lasting (71)
  • Solid construction (59)

Cons

  • Loses charge quickly (7)
  • Slow recharge (6)

Best Uses

  • Digital photography (90)
  • Back-up (69)
  • Travel (57)
  • Photography (28)
  • Portrait photography (16)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Photo enthusiast (64), Casual photographer (28), Semi-pro photographer (12), Pro photographer (6), Enthusiast (5)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (83), Yes (8)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Get the Nikon, not the Compatible!

This is a replacement for my Nikon Coolpix camera, as I like to travel with one or two extra charged batteries so as not to miss a shot. Not only is it the perfect...Read complete review

This is a replacement for my Nikon Coolpix camera, as I like to travel with one or two extra charged batteries so as not to miss a shot. Not only is it the perfect battery for my camera, but is the only one which fits it. Even the camera store which originally sold me the camera tried to sell me a compatible, only for me to find out that it was slightly bigger than the Nikon brand. It would not come out of the camera and had to be taken back to the store for a repairman to safely pry it out. Recently, after misplacing my back-up Nikon battery, the only battery I could find locally was a generic one. This one also was slightly bigger than the Nikon and lodged in the camera. What a relief to find an online source for the Nikon battery that is not only the right battery, but also cheaper than the compatible brands! It easily pops in (and out!!!) of my camera.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Does not last long

Really disappointed. My old Nikon camera's battery lasted me for two days of non-stop shooting. I took two batteries on my trip and they were dead before I had finished my touring for the...Read complete review

Really disappointed. My old Nikon camera's battery lasted me for two days of non-stop shooting. I took two batteries on my trip and they were dead before I had finished my touring for the day.

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5.0

I would buy this again

By Bud

from Wis

Verified Buyer

Comments about Nikon EN-EL5 Lithium-Ion Battery (3.7v 1100mAh):

Works great

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5.0

Long life

By John R

from Columbia, Md

Verified Buyer

Comments about Nikon EN-EL5 Lithium-Ion Battery (3.7v 1100mAh):

This battery performs quite well and has a long life. I typically get a couple days (at least 600 shots) before needing to charge again; great for multiple days of sightseeing.

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5.0

Best to buy the brand

By The Camera Bug

from Philly

Verified Buyer

Comments about Nikon EN-EL5 Lithium-Ion Battery (3.7v 1100mAh):

Over the years, I have learned that some generic batteries are ok in a pinch. The best thing to do is invest the extra money and get the brand for your camera. I find they last longer, and are always reliable.

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5.0

Actual Nikon Battery

By sgtsleepi

from Arizona

About Me Photo Enthusiast

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy to Install
  • Long-Lasting
  • Reliable

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Back Up
    • Digital Photography
    • Travel

    Comments about Nikon EN-EL5 Lithium-Ion Battery (3.7v 1100mAh):

    Bought 2 of these to take on vacation as backup. Was pleased they are actual Nikon batteries. Have not used then yet. I will update review when I do.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No

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    5.0

    Nothing like a new battery to perk up a good old camera.

    By Benny

    from Saint Marks River, Florida

    About Me Photo Enthusiast

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy to Install
    • Fast Recharge
    • Long-Lasting
    • Reliable
    • Solid Construction

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Digital Photography

      Comments about Nikon EN-EL5 Lithium-Ion Battery (3.7v 1100mAh):

      It's always great to be able to find what you need for an older camera. Quick and easy, as always from B & H. This battery has proven itself to me for many years. I'm glad to give my old Nikon another go with new batteries. If your battery has swollen slightly and is hard to remove it is time to replace it.

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      • No

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      5.0

      Capturing Images of Beauty

      By TIMETRAVELER

      from Union Hall, Virginia

      About Me Pro Photographer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy to Install
      • Fast Recharge
      • Long-Lasting
      • Reliable
      • Solid Construction
      • White Exterior

      Cons

      • 200 Plus Images

      Best Uses

      • Back Up
      • Digital Photography
      • Food Photography
      • Industrial Photography
      • Photography
      • Portrait Photography
      • Travel

      Comments about Nikon EN-EL5 Lithium-Ion Battery (3.7v 1100mAh):

      Most outstanding Nikon for my P520 camera. Granted only 200 plus images per battery life but with the purchase of additional batteries you can extend that amount to; 2X, 3X or in my case 10X more photographs. When traveling the only reason to stop is to locate an outlet and recharge the batteries. Purchasing an after market product, I need only 2-3 hours to charge all 10 batteries up to full charge. I have found the in camera charge takes to much time. Easy to charge, load, remove and with this battery, eye sight is not required. Even on the darkest nights the battery is easy to load into the camera. It's reliable, to get the task at hand done, no fumbling around in the camera bag for the right type of battery. Being white in color, locating is very easy. I would recommend purchasing extra batteries for extending photo shoots of any kind. Rapid shooting does use up a lot of battery juice so if you must well consider investing in extra.

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      • No

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      4.0

      Standard Battery

      By K

      from USA

      About Me Photo Enthusiast

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy to Install

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about Nikon EN-EL5 Lithium-Ion Battery (3.7v 1100mAh):

          I always keep 2 batteries for my P510 and one got swollen so had to buy it again. My older battery still works but the newer one got this issue probably because I kept it in the camera for long idle time. B&H is a trusted seller and is tax-free so cheaper prices!

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          5.0

          Excellent

          By Erica

          from Brooklyn, NY

          About Me Photo Enthusiast

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy to Install
          • Fast Recharge
          • Long-Lasting
          • Reliable
          • Solid Construction

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Back Up
            • Digital Photography
            • Travel

            Comments about Nikon EN-EL5 Lithium-Ion Battery (3.7v 1100mAh):

            Can finally use my camera again.

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No

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            5.0

            Good battery

            By Photos lover

            from Urbana, Illinois

            About Me Casual Photographer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Long-Lasting

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Digital Photography

              Comments about Nikon EN-EL5 Lithium-Ion Battery (3.7v 1100mAh):

              I bought this battery to replace the old one. Works well and I know that will last for a long time again!

              • Was this a gift?:
              • No

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              (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Plenty of power

              By Little Vern

              from Crystal River, Florida

              About Me Photo Enthusiast

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy to Install
              • Long-Lasting
              • Reliable
              • Solid Construction

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Nikon EN-EL5 Lithium-Ion Battery (3.7v 1100mAh):

                  Use this battery in my Nikon CoolPix 100. Works harder than the energizer bunny.

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                  • No

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                  5.0

                  Never had a problem with genuine Nikon

                  By nosnoweh

                  from Largo FL

                  About Me Photo Enthusiast

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Easy to Install
                  • Fast Recharge
                  • Long-Lasting
                  • Reliable
                  • Solid Construction

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Digital Photography

                    Comments about Nikon EN-EL5 Lithium-Ion Battery (3.7v 1100mAh):

                    I have 2 and the external charger for Nikon P510.

                    • Was this a gift?:
                    • No

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                    5.0

                    Extra nikon batteries for nikon camera.

                    By busy shopper

                    from Lavon,TX

                    About Me Casual Photographer

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Reliable
                    • Solid Construction

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Back Up
                      • Digital Photography

                      Comments about Nikon EN-EL5 Lithium-Ion Battery (3.7v 1100mAh):

                      Bought because it was Nikon Brand batteries, not an off brand. Bought camera as a gift and Nikon batteries as extra batteries.

                      • Was this a gift?:
                      • Yes

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                      5.0

                      Exactly what I was looking for

                      By Annie

                      from Perkasie, Pa

                      About Me Photo Enthusiast

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Easy to Install
                      • Fast Recharge
                      • Long-Lasting
                      • Reliable
                      • Solid Construction

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Back Up
                        • Digital Photography
                        • Travel

                        Comments about Nikon EN-EL5 Lithium-Ion Battery (3.7v 1100mAh):

                        I was looking for a back up battery and this was it. Cheaper than buying direct from Nikon and easy to find on the site.

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                        • No

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                        5.0

                        Great buy

                        By Ziggy

                        from Fincastle, VA

                        About Me Photo Enthusiast

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Fast Recharge
                        • Long-Lasting

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Travel

                          Comments about Nikon EN-EL5 Lithium-Ion Battery (3.7v 1100mAh):

                          It's worth the cost to buy a name brand product.

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                          • No

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                          5.0

                          Easy and Perfect

                          By The Original Yeti

                          from Sydney - Australia

                          About Me Casual Photographer

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Easy to Install
                          • Fast Recharge
                          • Long-Lasting
                          • Reliable
                          • Solid Construction

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • Back Up
                            • Digital Photography
                            • Photography
                            • Portrait Photography
                            • Travel

                            Comments about Nikon EN-EL5 Lithium-Ion Battery (3.7v 1100mAh):

                            Arrived on time. Charged up and worked straight away. No problems. Very happy. Thank you B&H.

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                            • No

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                            5.0

                            Great deal!

                            By Fast Ed

                            from Elmira Heights, NY

                            About Me Casual Photographer

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

                            • Easy to Install
                            • Long-Lasting
                            • Reliable
                            • Solid Construction

                            Cons

                            • Slow Recharge

                            Best Uses

                            • Digital Photography

                            Comments about Nikon EN-EL5 Lithium-Ion Battery (3.7v 1100mAh):

                            The order was completed correctly the first time, brand name battery at as good a price as I could find anywhere, shipped quickly, very happy!

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                            • No

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                            5.0

                            Great price/value

                            By DavidM

                            from Western North Dakota

                            About Me Casual Photographer

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

                            • Easy to Install
                            • Fast Recharge
                            • Long-Lasting
                            • Reliable
                            • Solid Construction

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                              • Back Up
                              • Digital Photography
                              • Photography
                              • Portrait Photography
                              • Travel

                              Comments about Nikon EN-EL5 Lithium-Ion Battery (3.7v 1100mAh):

                              I bought this as a spare for my Nikon P530. I considered buying the aftermarket version of this battery, as it had a slightly higher capacity and was a few dollars less. I chose to get the Nikon battery after I read some reviews of the aftermarket batteries being slightly larger than the Nikon unit, causing them to become wedged in the camera. It's a few bucks more, but well worth NOT having to pry it out of my camera. I just recently took a trip to Mt. Rushmore, and was able to take a couple hundred shots and still have battery left. I can't complain, the battery is as good as the camera!

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                              • No

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                              5.0

                              Genuine Nikon battery

                              By puddin122

                              from Savannah, GA

                              About Me Photo Enthusiast

                              Verified Buyer

                              Pros

                              • Fast Recharge
                              • Long-Lasting
                              • Reliable

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                • Digital Photography

                                Comments about Nikon EN-EL5 Lithium-Ion Battery (3.7v 1100mAh):

                                Delivered exactly what I ordered and was received in just a few days. Good service. Nikon quality.

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                                • No

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                                5.0

                                works

                                By slacker

                                from Denver, CO

                                About Me Photo Enthusiast

                                Verified Buyer

                                Pros

                                • Reliable

                                Cons

                                  Best Uses

                                  • Back Up

                                  Comments about Nikon EN-EL5 Lithium-Ion Battery (3.7v 1100mAh):

                                  It charged up fine, and works like it should. Unlike other products where I might buy a "lookalike", I'm careful to get top quality with a lithium battery. Cheap lithium batteries can catch on fire, and there goes your camera.

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                                  • No

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                                  5.0

                                  EN-EL5 Lithium-Ion Battery (3.7v 1100mAh

                                  By DC

                                  from Mahwah, NJ

                                  About Me Pro Photographer

                                  Verified Buyer

                                  Pros

                                  • Fast Recharge
                                  • Long-Lasting
                                  • Reliable
                                  • Solid Construction

                                  Cons

                                    Best Uses

                                    • Digital Photography

                                    Comments about Nikon EN-EL5 Lithium-Ion Battery (3.7v 1100mAh):

                                    Replacment for 6 year old battery.

                                    • Was this a gift?:
                                    • No

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