When Xiaomi announced its second-gen power bank, the manufacturer ensured not it is more portable than its predecessors. It’s thinner and lighter allowing users to get it with them everywhere. This new device uses anodized aluminum shell technology like its older sibling. But this variant is thinner at 14.1mm thickness. Thus it’s 1/3 thinner than the previous generation. The Xiaomi Mi Power Bank 2 10000mAh weighs only 215 grams, which is a great option if taking into account the 130mm length and 71mm breadth.
As the name suggests, the Xiaomi Mi Powerbank 2 10000mAh comes with an upgraded Lithium Polymer battery of 10000mAh capacity. This battery allows users to charge 2-3 smartphones simultaneously before the power drains out. It also has a 3.85v / 38.5wh voltage rating and it has an actual output capacity of about 6,900mAh, which appears to increase from 10% to 93% conversion rate of the end plate when matched with the first generation. It also provides an input of 5V/2A 9V/12V and an output of exactly 5V/2.4A 9V/ 12V required by many smartphones nowadays.
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Many customers have been complaining about the past power banks saying they take a long time to fully charge their smartphones. So Xiaomi decided to go a step further to equip the new Xiaomi Mi Power Bank 2 10000mAh with a fast-charging technology. The manufacturer proves that there is a reduction in the time it takes to charge any smartphone connected to this device by at least 50%. Say, if it takes a phone no less than 7 hours to charge fully with other sources of power. It would only take about 3 hours and 30 minutes for it to charge to its full capacity using the Xiaomi Mi Power Bank 2 10000mAh.
As you see, the Xiaomi Mi Power Bank 2 10000mAh is a very useful device if your smartphone discharges quickly, or you are a traveler and need an additional power source frequently. It’s priced around $20, but get it for only $16.49.