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Battery stay charged for only a few minutes

After charging the battery, and inserting it into the camera, it indicates that the charge is full. After a few seconds the battery charge indicator starts flashing red, indicating that the battery is low.

I want to know why the battery indicator shows that the battery discharges quickly within a few seconds.

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