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SonyBattery and Charger Kit with NP-BX1 Battery
 
4.7

(based on 55 reviews)

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    (42)

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    (11)

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    (2)

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Fast charge (31)
  • Easy to set up (25)
  • Durable (20)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Home (33)
    • Travel (32)
    • Office (11)
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    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    Must-Have Battery Charger

    I think Sony's main shortfall is their seeming inability to properly advertise and promote their products. Case in point: The Cyber-Shot Accessory Kit. This is a great charger. It works with multiple batteries...Read complete review

    I think Sony's main shortfall is their seeming inability to properly advertise and promote their products. Case in point: The Cyber-Shot Accessory Kit. This is a great charger. It works with multiple batteries through a series of hinges plastic bits. Though that's a bit off-putting, it holds my battery securly for charging. It has clear LEDs that indicate how much the battery has charged, when it is done, or if it has malfunctioned. Connects directly to 110 with a swinging hideaway plug or by means of an included USB cable. The charger seems expensive, but it's not, as it includes on spare battery. If this had been more clearly described or promoted, I would have purchased it before buying a spare battery.

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    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    Sony should have included this...

    It's super annoying that the RX100M2 doesn't come with a standalone charger in the box, especially for a compact camera in its price range. For that reason alone, I knocked off 2 stars....Read complete review

    It's super annoying that the RX100M2 doesn't come with a standalone charger in the box, especially for a compact camera in its price range. For that reason alone, I knocked off 2 stars. Otherwise, it's a charger and a battery, they work, and all is well.

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    5.0

    Must have for Sony RX100M3

    By flyrod

    from northern California

    About Me Frequent Traveler

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Set Up

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Home
      • Travel

      Comments about Sony Battery and Charger Kit with NP-BX1 Battery:

      The wall charger has a flip out wall prong and cones with a USB connector for charging as well. A battery is included.
      Makes it a lot easier to charge an extra battery without the camera. The downside is you have to purchase it separately.

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      5.0

      Handy for travel

      By Zaida44

      from Delray Beach, FL

      About Me Frequent Traveler

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Durable
      • Easy To Set Up

      Cons

      • Slow Charge

      Best Uses

      • Home
      • Travel

      Comments about Sony Battery and Charger Kit with NP-BX1 Battery:

      The camera I use it in tends to eat battery life. I can use this at home or in the hotel or hook it up to a battery charger in the field.

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      4.0

      A necessary "option"

      By Ed from Chicago

      from Illinois

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Set Up

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about Sony Battery and Charger Kit with NP-BX1 Battery:

          should be standard with the camera

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          4.0

          Nice accessory

          By John S.

          from Dawsonville, GA

          About Me Frequent Traveler

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Travel

              Comments about Sony Battery and Charger Kit with NP-BX1 Battery:

              It's always nice to have a spare battery for your camera and I really don't like charging the battery in the camera so this is a good fix to that problem. But, for the price of the camera, I think it should have been included as it is in nearly every other camera I have ever purchased.

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              5.0

              Very good high quality product!

              By Artman

              from Philadelphia, Pa

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Durable
              • Easy To Set Up
              • Fast Charge

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Office

                Comments about Sony Battery and Charger Kit with NP-BX1 Battery:

                This combo kit is first and foremost a very good buy..the charger itself is multi-functional and can charge several Sony batteries...This charger has a 3 step charging status indicator LED which is very useful!

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                4.0

                Required

                By Jose Alonso

                from Veracruz - Mexico

                About Me Photo Enthusiastic

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy To Set Up
                • Fast Charge

                Cons

                • Bulky

                Best Uses

                • Home

                Comments about Sony Battery and Charger Kit with NP-BX1 Battery:

                The charger is not included in the camera. Cheap trick SONY!
                However, it is a good idea to have an extra battery.

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                4.0

                Needed acces.--should have been included

                By Warren

                from Palm Springs, California

                About Me Gear Head

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                  Cons

                  • Poor Interface

                  Best Uses

                  • Home
                  • Travel

                  Comments about Sony Battery and Charger Kit with NP-BX1 Battery:

                  This should be been included because the battery life, so far at least, is very short. And, most similar cameras at this price level include a charger. The included item to charge while the battery is in the camera is inadequate and an annoyance for most users.

                  The unit seems to operate well after using it once, but the indicator lights are not the most indicative of the state of the charge or when charging is completed.

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                  5.0

                  A must have!

                  By BitzT

                  from Minneapolis, MN

                  About Me Frequent Traveler

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Durable
                  • Easy To Set Up
                  • Fast Charge

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Home
                    • Travel

                    Comments about Sony Battery and Charger Kit with NP-BX1 Battery:

                    It's always great to have an extra batter on those long days out! And to be able to come home and charge both batteries (the one the camera came with too) at the same time - priceless!

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                    4.0

                    Works as it should but needs tweaking

                    By Pete z

                    from MI

                    Verified Buyer

                    Comments about Sony Battery and Charger Kit with NP-BX1 Battery:

                    The product works as described, but you have to choose to either charge the battery direct or use the USB port to charge the battery In the camera. they should have allowed for both options simultaneously. this way two batteries could be charged at the same time using 1 charger.

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                    5.0

                    Great

                    By Andy

                    from Denver, CO

                    Verified Buyer

                    Comments about Sony Battery and Charger Kit with NP-BX1 Battery:

                    Works great. Really useful that it comes with an extra battery.

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                    5.0

                    Great deal

                    By Woodworks

                    from Ashland, OR

                    Verified Buyer

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                          Comments about Sony Battery and Charger Kit with NP-BX1 Battery:

                          Since Sony doesn't provide a separate charger for those of us who need a second battery, this is the best option. It works. What else is there to say?

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                          5.0

                          Basic necessity

                          By TGF

                          from NYC

                          Comments about Sony Battery and Charger Kit with NP-BX1 Battery:

                          Although I do think that the charger should be included with the camera, I am satisfied with the product itself. It's pretty fast and I'm glad that I don't have to plug in the camera each time the battery runs down.

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                          5.0

                          Convenient charging option

                          By Profotog

                          from Sarasota, FL

                          Comments about Sony Battery and Charger Kit with NP-BX1 Battery:

                          Much more convenient than charging a battery in the camera, especially if you have extra batteries to keep charged. LED lights indicate charging progress and battery is fully charged when all lights go out.

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                          5.0

                          Sony charger better than cheap imitation

                          By Linda from QC

                          from Montreal, QC

                          About Me Audiophile, Frequent Traveler

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Durable
                          • Easy To Set Up
                          • Fast Charge

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • Home
                            • Office
                            • Travel

                            Comments about Sony Battery and Charger Kit with NP-BX1 Battery:

                            Don't buy cheap imitation like I did and had to throw away. You are better off with real Sony products at this price.

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                            5.0

                            Positively Electrifying!

                            By Hawaiian Hubster

                            from Kailua, Hawaii

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

                            • Easy To Set Up
                            • Fast Charge

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                              • Home
                              • Travel

                              Comments about Sony Battery and Charger Kit with NP-BX1 Battery:

                              Starts my day off in just the right way.

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                              5.0

                              Great Addition to Sony Cyber-Shot

                              By Cruiser

                              from Cincinnati, OH

                              About Me Frequent Traveler

                              Verified Buyer

                              Pros

                              • Durable
                              • Fast Charge

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                • Home
                                • Travel

                                Comments about Sony Battery and Charger Kit with NP-BX1 Battery:

                                This charger and spare battery are a great addition to a Sony Cyber-shot camera.

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                                4.0

                                faster charging

                                By loaker

                                from Martinez, CA

                                About Me Frequent Traveler

                                Verified Buyer

                                Pros

                                • Durable
                                • Easy To Set Up
                                • Fast Charge

                                Cons

                                  Best Uses

                                  • Home
                                  • Office
                                  • Travel

                                  Comments about Sony Battery and Charger Kit with NP-BX1 Battery:

                                  A faster way to charge the battery than charging in camera. Or can be used in place of camera charger to charge battery in camera via a switch on the front BUT you can't charge in camera and in the charger at the same time. I should have bought the dual battery charger

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                                  5.0

                                  Great accessory to have.

                                  By Lchun

                                  from San Francisco

                                  Comments about Sony Battery and Charger Kit with NP-BX1 Battery:

                                  This product is actually an universal Sony cyber shot battery charger. I have several Sony cybershot cameras with different type batteries. All you need to do is carry this battery charger for charging all your batteries instead of one for each. Itcharges pretty fast. It is priced just right. It costs way more on Sonys site

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                                  5.0

                                  Powers your camera via USB as well

                                  By HX400V Fan

                                  from Victoria, BC

                                  About Me Gear Head

                                  Verified Reviewer

                                  Pros

                                  • External Battery Charger
                                  • Fast Charge
                                  • Powers The Camera

                                  Cons

                                    Best Uses

                                    • Home
                                    • Travel

                                    Comments about Sony Battery and Charger Kit with NP-BX1 Battery:

                                    This kit is a great deal when you consider the USB cable can not only charge the battery in your camera (mine is an HX400V) but power the camera as well (becuase of its 1500mA output). This is great for long studio sessions where you don't want to hassle with changing batteries. Too bad this capability is not mentioned in the Sony documentation.

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                                    5.0

                                    Should Have Been Included

                                    By MaxxumBob

                                    from Naugatuck, CT

                                    About Me Photo Enthusiast

                                    Verified Buyer

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                                          Comments about Sony Battery and Charger Kit with NP-BX1 Battery:

                                          I suppose that to keep the cost of the DSC-RX100 III reasonable(?!), Sony had to leave out something. But why the charger? I like to start any photo shoot with at least two freshly-charged batteries so, for me, spare batteries and an external charger are essential.This kit includes a spare battery and the charger for $ less than buying the two items separately.

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