Xiaomi claimed to reach 100 million units of Mi power banks sales as of January 8, 2019 since its 1st generation became available in 2013. Xiaomi also took the opportunity to launch the latest 3rd-generation Mi Power Bank with a 20,000 mAh capacity and an affordable price of 199 yuan (US$29.42).
The Mi Power Bank 20,000 mAh is capable of two-way 45W fast charging with its Type-C port, which can not only provide several times’ charging to phones or tablets but also a laptop with type C USB or Nintendo Switch game console.
In addition, it is able to offer 2 USB ports output (dual Type-A ports) simultaneously up to 15W at 5.1V/3.6A. One Type-A port can provide a maximum output of 18W at 5V/2.4A, 9V/2A or 12V/1.5A, which is also available for low power charging to devices like Bluetooth headsets and smart bands.
The three can work at the same time and provide a maximum output of 45W. It is able to charge the MIX 2S 4.3 times, an iPhone 8 7.3 times, or an iPad mini 4 2.5 times. Users can top up the power bank fully in 11 hours with a 10W charger or 4.5 hours with a 45W charger. It is small and light weight of 385 grams.
Xiaomi is planning to invest more than 10 billion yuan (US$1.46 billion) on AIoT (All in the Internet of Things) in the next five years, according to Securities Daily.