Firm holding and control when shooting vertically: Shutter button is located at the low position for easy holding and positioning. All buttons are located in the most appropriate position for setting and controlling the camera when shooting vertically. Strap hole is added so the STP-GB1AM Grip Belt can easily be attached to the Vertical Grip
Total of 2 NP-FW50 for enhanced power supply: 2 NP-FW50 batteries (sold separately) double the battery performance compared to that of camera body alone. A battery with lower power in the grip is used first, and automatically switched over to the other when it runs out. Remaining power of current battery onveniently indicated on Camera LCD
Dust and moisture resistant design: Buttons, dials, battery cover and connecting terminal to the camera are securelysealed for dust and moisture protection.
Auto switching power: Auto switching to backup batteries for uninterrupted shooting. The batteries in the grip can be replaced without turning the camera power off.