This inventive Sony battery from Nitecore has a built-in USB-C port for charging!

New battery for Sony has USB-C port for charging
(Image credit: Nitecore)

If you're a Sony Alpha user, you're likely familiar with the unfortunately low battery life that some of the earlier models are equipped with, making the need to purchase additional batteries essential for longer shoots and travel photography.

This third-party copycat of the Sony NP-FZ100 battery, created by Nitecore, takes just four hours to fully charge and has a three-color power indication light. 

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Beth Nicholls
Staff Writer

A staff writer for Digital Camera World, Beth has an extensive background in various elements of technology with five years of experience working as a tester and sales assistant for CeX. After completing a degree in Music Journalism, followed by obtaining a Master's degree in Photography awarded by the University of Brighton, she spends her time outside of DCW as a freelance photographer specialising in live music events and band press shots under the alias 'bethshootsbands'.