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Canon BP-819 Lithium-Ion Battery

Canon BP-819 Lithium-Ion Battery
alaAverage 3.5

4 reviews

Nov, 2014

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 4 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers are impressed by the battery, but the usability and price get critical comments.

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On average, users rate this product 70/100.

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Canon BP-819 Lithium-Ion Battery

 

I bought this for my Vixia HF100. The default battery is almost useless as it lasts less than an hour. I decided to purchase this one and its much better. It lasts for more than 2 hours. I hate charging by putting it in the camcorder and for the same...

Lasts longer

Pricey and sticks out of camcorder

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Canon BP-819 Lithium-Ion Battery

 

If you have a Canon HF10 or HF100 camera, the standard battery only lasts about an hour, so the extended life BP-819 is a needed accessory. It powered my camcorder for ~2 hours on a full charge. The only downside is that it sticks out a bit at the end...

2+ hours of battery life versus standard battery of < 1 hour

Increases form factor of camera

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Canon BP-819 Lithium-Ion Battery

 

I bought this as a backup for my HF100 since I was planning to use the camcorder for a wedding. With the standard battery I was only able to go a little over an hour in 1080p which was definitely not enough to capture all the craziness that can take...

Essentially doubles the length of video that you can record over the standard battery. With my Canon HF100 this allowed me to record over 2hours in 1080p on a single charge.

When mounted on the camcorder it slightly juts out the back, but it's a minor complaint and doesn't interfere with handling or usage of the device.

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Canon BP-819 Lithium-Ion Battery

 

It works with my HG-20 Camcorder. As Intelligent Battery Indication option is not available, it wont be able to communicate with the Device. Thus Device ask whether to go ahead using this battery or not. If you opt 'Yes', it works but wont display how...

It works with my HG-20 Camcorder

i.No Intelligent Battery Indicator. (Thus cannot communicate to the device to show how much charge is left).ii.Due to the point i, you will never know when the battery will be out of charge

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