Battery endurance

The video footage or number of shots that can be recorded with a fully-charged EN-EL25 rechargeable Li-ion battery is given below. Actual endurance varies with such factors as the condition of the battery, the interval between shots, and the options selected in the camera menus.

Photo mode: Number of shots1

  • [Viewfinder only] selected for monitor mode: Approx. 310 shots
  • [Monitor only] selected for monitor mode: Approx. 360 shots

Video mode: Length of footage2

  • [Viewfinder only] selected for monitor mode: Approx. 80 minutes
  • [Monitor only] selected for monitor mode: Approx. 80 minutes

Actions such as the following can reduce battery endurance:

  • Keeping the shutter-release button pressed halfway
  • Repeated autofocus operations
  • Taking RAW photographs
  • Slow shutter speeds
  • Using camera Wi-Fi (wireless LAN) and Bluetooth features
  • Using the camera with optional accessories connected
  • Repeatedly zooming in and out
  • Taking pictures at low ambient temperatures

To ensure that you get the most from rechargeable Nikon EN-EL25 batteries:

  • Keep the battery contacts clean. Soiled contacts can reduce battery performance.
  • Use batteries immediately after charging. Batteries will lose their charge if left unused.

  1. Camera and Imaging Products Association (CIPA) standard. Measured at 23 °C/73.4 °F (±2 °C/3.6 °F) with a NIKKOR Z DX 16–50mm f/3.5–6.3 VR lens and a SanDisk SDSDXVE-032G-JNJIP memory card under the following test conditions: one photograph taken at default settings once every 30 s.
  2. Actual battery endurance as measured under conditions specified by CIPA. Measured at 23 °C/73.4 °F (±2 °C/3.6 °F) with a NIKKOR Z DX 16–50mm f/3.5–6.3 VR lens and a SanDisk SDSDXVE-032G-JNJIP memory card. Measurement performed at default settings.
    • Each shot can be up to 29 minutes 59 seconds in length.
    • If camera temperature rises, recording may end before maximum length or size is reached.