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Xiaomi unveils Mi Power Bank 2i, priced starting INR 799

Xiaomi unveils Mi Power Bank 2i, priced starting INR 799

Xiaomi, India's fastest smartphone selling brand has announced its third manufacturing plant in India and the first facility for power banks. This plant has been set up in partnership with Hipad Technology and is situated in Noida, Uttar Pradesh. The Mi Power Bank 2i comes in 10000mAh and 20000mAh capacities.

Extending its commitment to the Make in India initiative, Mi Power Bank 2i will be assembled at Hipad Technology's facility in Noida. Talking about the pricing, the Mi Power Bank 2i with 10,000mAh and 20,000mAh costs Rs. 799 and Rs. 1,499 in India.

With a market share of 23.5 per cent and having shipped 9.2 million smartphones in the third quarter this year, Xiaomi also became the fastest growing smartphone brand in India with a growth rate of almost 300 percent percent (year-on-year) in the third quarter this year, said International Data Corporation (IDC).

"I believe a key reason for our success in the smartphone segment has been our commitment to the country. We want our India Mi Fans to enjoy the best-quality technology at an affordable rate, and manufacturing locally helps us achieve our vision", Jain told reporters here. The 10,000 mAh Mi Power Bank 2i has a conversion rate as high as 85% with Lithium Polymer batteries. While the Mi Power Bank 2i with 10,000mAh capacity comes with Anodized aluminum alloy case, the 20,000mAh variant sports a plastic body (PC + ABS). It also supports Quick Charge 3.0 when charging using a single port.

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The 20,000 mAh power bank comes with two USB ports and supplies 5.1 V/3.6 A power from each of the ports even while charging two devices simultaneously.

The Xiaomi 10000mAh Mi Power Bank 2i is equipped with dual USB output with support for two way quick charging functionality.

Both the devices can also charge low power devices such Bluetooth headsets and fitness band by simply double pressing the power button to enter 2-hour low power charging mode. They also include nine layers of circuit chip protection which also improves the charging efficiency. Turns out, it was all for nothing, ok maybe not nothing, but just a power bank. Both the power banks will be initially available in Mi.com, Mi Home stores starting November 23. Xiaomi has also confirmed the availability at across Mi Preferred Partner stores and all Large Format Retail partners in December. The company has also become the fastest growing smartphone brand in India with a growth rate of almost 300 percent percent year-on-year.


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