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NikonEN-EL3e Rechargeable Lithium-Ion Battery (1410mAh)
 
4.9

(based on 1276 reviews)

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Reliable (1006)
  • Long-lasting (825)
  • Fast charge (720)
  • Easy to install (597)
  • Solid construction (560)

Cons

  • Slow recharge (30)
  • Heavy / bulky (12)
  • Loses charge quickly (11)
  • Pricey / poor value (10)
  • Takes too long to charge (8)

Best Uses

  • Digital photography (671)
  • Back-up (622)
  • Travel (568)
  • Photography (293)
  • Portrait photography (237)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Photo enthusiast (404), Semi-pro photographer (279), Pro photographer (135), Enthusiast (128), Casual photographer (70)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (548), Yes (15)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Field tested, time proven

This battery just keeps working. It was a decent battery on my D200, allowing me a good amount of shots, especially with the MB-D200 and dual batteries. My original battery from the...Read complete review

This battery just keeps working. It was a decent battery on my D200, allowing me a good amount of shots, especially with the MB-D200 and dual batteries. My original battery from the D200, which is nearly 2 years old, still hasn't shown a sign of wear on the in-camera battery menu. Now with the new D300 out, the thing just won't die. I pop two of them into my MB-D10 and the performance lasts forever! At the last wedding shoot, I pumped out around 1000 shots on my D300 and used no more than 3/4 of the first battery, not even touching the second one in the grip. I'm a conservative shooter too, flipping the camera off quite often, but this battery doesn't disappoint. And for the price, just go with the Nikon version and feel better powering your Nikon gear with Nikon batteries. Why pay nearly the same price for off-brand batteries that don't carry that little word we all know and love, "Nikon."

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Careful

I use this battery in my D200 which is what Nikon recommends.
While I have used both Nikon and aftermarket batteries I am not thrilled with either. The Nikon ones are better...Read complete review

I use this battery in my D200 which is what Nikon recommends.
While I have used both Nikon and aftermarket batteries I am not thrilled with either. The Nikon ones are better and do not require any firmware updates, do keep in mind that NIKON DOES NOT WARRANTY BATTERIES!!!

I found this out the hard way after using my batteries for a year or so and they just stop working or will not charge. Even when the battery indicator on my camera says the battery is "new". Frustrating, and Nikon says sorry please buy a new one.

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5.0

Excellent Battery

By A Friend

from New York City

Verified Buyer

Comments about Nikon EN-EL3e Rechargeable Lithium-Ion Battery (1410mAh):

The EN-EL3e Rechargeable Lithium-ion Battery (1410mAh) is one of the best pieces of photographic equipment I have ever used. It is always reliable and easy to recharge when necessary. I always buy two of them and keep one constantly recharged while I am using the other There are generic ones available for less money but as they say, "You get what you pay for".

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5.0

The only way to fly

By Oldognewtrix

from South Central USA

Verified Buyer

Comments about Nikon EN-EL3e Rechargeable Lithium-Ion Battery (1410mAh):

I've used no name and have had failures from cheap batteries. The Nikon batteries have always performed the best and lasted more than twice as long. It's all I will use in my Nikon cameras.

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5.0

Reliable, Long-lasting Battery

By E.S.

from Providence

Verified Buyer

Comments about Nikon EN-EL3e Rechargeable Lithium-Ion Battery (1410mAh):

I bought an off-brand battery that lasted 1/10 of the time that this battery lasts.

  • Was this a gift?:
  • No

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5.0

Exaxt OEM replacement

By AC

from Mission hills, california

Verified Buyer

Comments about Nikon EN-EL3e Rechargeable Lithium-Ion Battery (1410mAh):

Needed an extra battery , this is the same as the original that came with the camera.
Use only OEM,

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4.0

Works just fine

By Bill

from Hartford, CT

Verified Buyer

Comments about Nikon EN-EL3e Rechargeable Lithium-Ion Battery (1410mAh):

Since this is an OEM battery, I expect I'll get a lot better life that I have from the half-dozen knock-off batteries that I've bought for this Nikon over the years.

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5.0

Battery is very good and holds charge over the years

By Aws

from denver

Verified Buyer

Comments about Nikon EN-EL3e Rechargeable Lithium-Ion Battery (1410mAh):

easy to charge, maintains charge for about 500 photos

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5.0

Power to the people

By Uncle Tom

from West Homestead Pa.

Verified Buyer

Comments about Nikon EN-EL3e Rechargeable Lithium-Ion Battery (1410mAh):

I've had great luck with these batteries.
This one is to replace a non brand name
battery that flamed out.

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5.0

Nikon battery

By lhb

from NC

Verified Buyer

Comments about Nikon EN-EL3e Rechargeable Lithium-Ion Battery (1410mAh):

Needed a new battery and bought the manufacturer's battery. Didn't want any problems.

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3.0

Use & care of Lithium Ion Batterys

By Image viewer

from Van Nuys,California

Verified Buyer

Comments about Nikon EN-EL3e Rechargeable Lithium-Ion Battery (1410mAh):

The EN-ELS Rechargeable Lithium-Ion Batterys are a savings in time and money. They are easy to recharge for long lasting photography use and practical for carrying and storing when not in use. My last couple of batterys lasted four years so I am happy with the product.

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5.0

Nikon battery

By Cwilbor

from Mn

Comments about Nikon EN-EL3e Rechargeable Lithium-Ion Battery (1410mAh):

I wouldn't by any other battery but a nikon for my Nikon camera the cheap one I bought is a piece of junk will not hold a charge

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4.0

Battery Quality

By Massey Jones

from Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Comments about Nikon EN-EL3e Rechargeable Lithium-Ion Battery (1410mAh):

I own 3 "Genuine Nikon) EN-EL3e batteries.
While all fit just right in my D90, I noticed that, while they were easy to put into my D700, the battery didn't come out by gravity and I had to violently shake the camera.

I inspected the battery chamber, then looked at the problem.
It appeared that the seam joining the top and bottom half of the battery made the battery just a millimeter of an inch oversize and that's enough to cause binding.

I rectified the situation by sanding the seam and making the sides perfectly smooth. It doesn't in any way affect either the battery performance, nor the battery holding notches and everything is now absolutely perfect.

I started with a good professional metal nail file and eventually went to a fairly coarse grit aluminum oxide sandpaper, finishing it with a finer grit.
If anything, it only makes the surface less glossy but running damp fingers over the surface hides the scratches and it's impossible to tell, except from very close.

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5.0

best batteries

By sexyshutterbug

from NYC, NY

Verified Buyer

Comments about Nikon EN-EL3e Rechargeable Lithium-Ion Battery (1410mAh):

I bought the replacement batteries that were not a name brand. They did not hold the charge as long as the Nikon brand, worth it pay a bit more

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5.0

Great price

By vic

from Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Verified Buyer

Comments about Nikon EN-EL3e Rechargeable Lithium-Ion Battery (1410mAh):

Just what I needed at the best price

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5.0

Outstanding service as usual. B&H is the best.

By Dave

from Orange County, California

Verified Buyer

Comments about Nikon EN-EL3e Rechargeable Lithium-Ion Battery (1410mAh):

Nikon camera batteries are exactly what I ordered. They came quickly and in perfect condition.

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5.0

I will buy more of these batteries.

By Albert LAN

from Philadelphia, PA

Verified Buyer

Comments about Nikon EN-EL3e Rechargeable Lithium-Ion Battery (1410mAh):

I prefer to use the OEM batteries. these are a good price and the delivery is quick. Good service.

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5.0

Always reliable!

By RDPhotography

from South Florida

About Me Pro Photographer

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Long-Lasting
  • Reliable

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Digital Photography
    • Travel

    Comments about Nikon EN-EL3e Rechargeable Lithium-Ion Battery (1410mAh):

    Nikon batteries have never let me down.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No

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    5.0

    Good Product

    By Sharrett

    from Illinois

    About Me Pro Photographer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Long-Lasting

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Photography

      Comments about Nikon EN-EL3e Rechargeable Lithium-Ion Battery (1410mAh):

      Is durable

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

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      5.0

      Fast Service

      By DSignsbyds Photography

      from New Hampshire, USA

      Comments about Nikon EN-EL3e Rechargeable Lithium-Ion Battery (1410mAh):

      I've purchased many items, including my Nikon camera and batteries from B&H. EXCELLENT PRODUCTS and fast service. I'll continue to buy from them for all my photography needs.

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      5.0

      the nikon EN-EL3e Batteries

      By Don

      from Studio City, CA

      About Me Pro Photographer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Long-Lasting

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Digital Photography
        • Photography
        • Portrait Photography

        Comments about Nikon EN-EL3e Rechargeable Lithium-Ion Battery (1410mAh):

        the nikon EN-EL3e batteries last longer than the no name batteries

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

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        5.0

        Factory Nikon battery

        By KMO

        from Minneapolis

        Comments about Nikon EN-EL3e Rechargeable Lithium-Ion Battery (1410mAh):

        Factory Nikon replacement battery. Good value as it was cheaper on B&H than Amazon or other online retailers. Fast shipping. Very pleased.

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