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Xiaomi launches a high capacity 30000mAh powerbank

It comes with 18w peak output charging speed, and can be charged at 24w

Xiaomi is well known for making large capacity powerbanks, and they are here with their latest 30Ah or 30,000mAh one. If you are fond of travelling, and need to juice up your laptops and phones, this is the go to for long distance travellers.

Previous Xiaomi powerbank

Last year, Xiaomi released the same powerbank at 20000mAh but with 50w charging. It was also called the Mi Powerbank 3. This year, they beefed up the capacity, while offering a lower charging speed. It’s now available for 169 yuan(~$24). It will go on sale on 18th June. The higher battery capacity means this model will be way bulkier. The battery is said to last up to 10 days and can charge a mobile phone such as the Redmi K30 Pro almost 5 times. The iPhone SE 2020can be refilled up to 10.5 times with this power bank. It features smart compatibility, which means that it’s compatible with a host of different mobile phone brands, and tablets too.

Interfaces and charging speed

On the front, you can see two Type A and one Type C port. There is also a micro USB port. The device can be charged by the micro USB port, or the Type C port. Thus the Type C port supports 2 way charging. The Type C input into the powerbank is 24w whereas the output to the phone/tablet is 18w. When charging the powerbank with an ordinary 10w charger, it will take approx 10 hours, whereas with the 24w charging(30w Xiaomi charger), it will complete in just 7.5 hours.

 

Mi Power Bank 3 2020 specs

  • 30000mAh/30Ah, 3.7V, 111Wh battery
  • 2 x USB Type-A Output –  5V-2.4A / 9V-2A / 12V-1.5A
  • USB Type-C Output– 5V-3A / 9V-1A / 12V-1.5A
  • USB Type-C Input – 5V-3A / 9V-2.6A
  • Micro USB Input – 5V-2A / 9V-2A
  • Protection from over current, over-power, short circuit
  • Dimensions: 154.5×72.3×28.3mm
  • Charging time: 7.5 hours (24W charger); 10 hours (18W charger)

Currently, the powerbank is listed on Jingdong mall aka jd.com , and will go on sale on 18th June

The main drawback with this powerbank is that it’s over 100Wh (Watt hours) and will be denied for plane travel. You could however get an approval from the airline in case you want to take powerbanks up to 160Wh. You could also use it for long distance travel across countries in trains and buses without needing any approval.

Are you excited for the new Mi PowerBank from Xiaomi? Do let us know in the comments.

 

Kiran Fernandes

Kiran is your friendly neighbourhood tech enthusiast who's passionate about all kinds of tech, goes crazy over 4G and 5G networks, and has recently sparked an interest in sci-fi and cosmology.

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