Redmi Launches Two Elegantly Designed Affordable Power Banks
In the Q1 of 2019, Xiaomi turned the Redmi lineup of smartphones into a separate sub-brand. Since then, the company has been populating the newly formed Redmi brand with a variety of smartphones and accessories. On the 18th of July, it launched two high capacity Redmi power banks for the Chinese market that have a minimalist design and are priced aggressively.
Redmi Power Bank Design and Features
Right of the bat, the Redmi power banks are offered in two battery capacities which include 10,000 mAh and 20,000 mAh. In terms of build and design, both the devices are made out of hard white plastic and have rounded corners which will allow them to easily slide into the user’s pocket if need be.
The front of both the Redmi power banks is marked with the company branding which looks very neat yet elegant. The rear of the device carries the regulatory information, disposal guide, battery capacity and other vital details. The placement of ports and buttons on both variants is also heterogeneous.
The right side of the Redmi power banks houses a power button which can be used to the turn on or turn off charging on connected devices. Besides, it can also be used to display the amount of charge left via the four LED indicators mounted on top. Speaking of the top side, it is occupied by dual USB A output ports, a micro USB port and USB Type C port. Surprisingly, the power banks feature two different types of charging ports which makes it a versatile option for users who already own smartphones with either a micro USB port or USB Type C port.
In term of charging speed, the two USB output ports support different charging speed which is listed below:
- 5.1V, 2.4 A: 12.5 W
- 5.1V, 2.6 A: 13.5 W
While the built-in battery can be charged at a maximum rate of 5V,2.1A or 10 W. Therefore, the Redmi power bank with 10,000 mAh battery will take upto 4 hours to fully replenish, while, the variant with 20000 mAh battery will take close to 8 hours.
The Redmi Power banks are currently limited to the Chinese market but they are soon expected to be launched in India as well. The price of two different variants are as follows:
- 10,000 mAh: 59 CNY (around Rs 599)
- 20,000 mAh: 99 CNY (around Rs 990)
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