Tokyo - Citing potential battery defects in its popular consumer digital camera, Sony issued a recall today for-its DSC-P1 digital camera.
According to a company statement, the problem surfaced after consumers noticed unusually short battery life on the cameras. The company will conduct checkups and repair free of charge those digital cameras found with battery problems.
The P1 started selling in October 2000 with production ending in September 2001.
Sony refused to disclose the sales volume of the model, according to written reports citing industry analysts, it is estimate at 500,000 units worldwide.