This fully compatible Lithium-ion battery meets or exceeds all manufacturers' specifications. It is fully tested by the institute of bench marking excellence to perform at the highest standards. A must for all digital camera buyers it is the first accessory you should buy for your camera. In today's camera environment there is a need for more back up power than years ago. Today's cameras use high powered motorized zooms and large LCD screens causing high drainage of your original battery pack. You simply charge one and use one.