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Xiaomi Launches 16000mAh and 5000mAh Mi Power Banks; Holds Contest to Decide Which One Goes on Sale

Dual USB ports and premium Li-ion battery cells encased in a sleek aluminium casing feature in Xiaomi 16000mAh Mi Power Bank priced Rs.1399 in India.

Xiaomi has officially launched its 16000mAh power bank and 5000mAh Mi Power Bank handset chargers priced Rs. 1,399 and Rs. 699 respectively and the company is holding a contest as to which one of them should hit the market first on June 9.

However, the 16000mAh was introduced in China six months ago and the 5000mAh Power Bank was released in the European market last month. Even a 10000mAh version was introduced in China early this month and is likely to hit the Indian market three months later.

Listed on Flipkart, both Xiaomi power banks are available in textured anodised aluminium casings and are water and corrosion proof. they can even withstand a weight pressure of up to 50kgs and sport indicator lights.

The Flipkart page says Mi Power Banks can be used 5000 times with USB insertion and removal that would otherwise wear out faster in other power banks. With a dual-battery technology from LG and Samsung, Xiaomi assures the buyer that chipset will not face any short-circuit, protects against any input and output overvoltage and overcharge.

The 16000mAh power bank comes with usual two USB 2.0 ports, and one Micro-USB port giving an output of 5.1V/3.6A. It measures 145×60.4×22mm and weighs 350 grams and Xiaomi claims the device provides a conversion rate of up to 93 percent. It gives 3.5 full charges for Xiaomi Redmi Note 4G, says the company.

The 5000mAh Mi Power Bank has only one USB 2.0 port and one Micro-USB port, and it measures 125×69×9.9mm, weighing 156 grams. Its conversion rate is of course same as the 16000mAh and it offers 5.1V/2.1A output. It gives one full charge for Xiaomi Redmi Note 4G, says the company.

Xiaomi is also holding an online conest on its website where users can vote for one of the two power banks, which they wish to go on sale first on June 9.


SPECS of 16000mAh Mi Power Bank:

Basic Specs

  • ModelNDY-02-AL
  • Battery typeLithium-ion rechargeable cell
  • Input VoltageDC 5.0V
  • Output VoltageDC 5.1V
  • Input current2000mA(TYP)
  • Output current2100mA(TYP)
  • Rated capacity3.75V/16000mAh(TYP)
  • Charging time9 hrs with 5V/2A plug and standard cable
    14.5 hrs with 5V/1A plug and standard cable
  • RemarksEach of the two ports supports 5.1V/2.1A output
    When both ports are used simultaneously, maximum output is 5.1V/3.6A
  • Size145*60.4*22mm
  • Load detectionAuto-detect the plug-in and plug-out of devices
  • SafetySupports protection from over-voltage (input and output), over-current (input and output), short circuit, over-charge, over-discharge, and battery Positive Temperature Coefficient (PTC).
  • Out of power protectionAwake once pluged to the charger
  • Charging temperature0℃-45℃ (TYP)
  • Discharging temperatureInitial: -10℃~+50℃(TYP)
    Continuous: -20℃~+60℃(TYP)
  • Weight350g


Dual USB ports and premium Li-ion battery cells encased in a sleek aluminium casing priced at Rs. 1399.

Super-sized 16000mAh capacity

Premium Li-ion battery cells from reputable suppliers such as LG and Panasonic, with energy densities up to 725Wh/L, add an extra 16000mAh of battery life to your smartphone, tablet or digital camera. Supports up to 3.5 full charges on Redmi Note 4G (3100mAh).

  • 3.5full charges for Redmi Note 4G
  • 5full charges for iPhone 6
  • 2.5full charges for iPad mini

* Lab test results. Actual usage may vary.

Plays well with othersCompatible with a wide range of devices.

Mi Power Bank automatically adjusts its output level based on the connected device. It is compatible with smartphones and tablets from Mi, Apple, Samsung, HTC, Google and BlackBerry, as well as a variety of digital cameras and handheld gaming devices.

Max 5.1V/3.6A dual output

Charge up to two devices at once. Get more output than ordinary dual-port chargers. A maximum output of 5.1V/3.6A brings you to a whole new level of high-speed charging.

  • Indicator Lights
  • Power Check
  • Micro USB port (input)
  • USB port (output)
  • USB port (output)

Nine layers of circuit protection, built by Texas Instruments

Mi Power Bank’s adopted USB smart-control and charging/discharging chips from Texas Instruments provide nine layers of circuit chip protection while enhancing efficiency.

  • Temperature Resistance

    Heat-sensitive and temperature control mechanisms ensure Li-ion batteries operate within a safe range.

  • Short-circuit protection

    The motherboard and battery are automatically protected if short circuit occurs.

  • Reset Mechanism

    Reset the power bank if it stops responding by simply pressing the Power button.

  • Input Over-Voltage Protection

    OVP circuit prevents voltage surges from damaging the device.

  • Automatic Charger Protection

    Detects when the charger is inserted incorrectly and will automatically stop charging.

  • Protection from Output Overcurrent

    Monitors output current and shuts off when current exceeds the maximum limit to protect the device.

  • Output Overvoltage Protection

    Monitors output voltage and shuts off when voltage exceeds the maximum limit to protect the device.

  • Protection from Overcharge and Over-discharge

    Japanese technology is used to prevent overcharging and over-discharging from damaging the Li-ion batteries.

  • PTC Protective Circuits for the Cell

    Imported battery cells are equipped with PTC to effectively control and protect batteries when temperature and current exceed the maximum limit.

Optimized charging/discharging efficiencyUp to 93% conversion rate

World-class chips not only are safer, but also improve charging conversion rate and stabilize discharging voltage with advanced resistance-capacitance sensors to optimize efficiency and durability.

  • Added100rounds
  • Increased10 %power output efficiency
  • Up to93 %conversion rate
  • Minimum10000 mAhactual output

* Test conditions for output capacity: 5V/1A output, 25℃, with LG battery samples

CNC-finished edges feel better in your hand

Sleek, elegant curves along the edges of the aluminum casing are created with CNC milling technology and sandblasted to impeccable smoothness.

  • Elegant curves

    Ergonomically friendly and easy to hold.

  • Anodized aluminum shell

    The meticulous anodizing process creates a stronger surface resistant to fading, wear, and corrosion.

  • Naturally indented button

    A slightly indented button resets the power bank with a simple touch.

Protective Casing

Made from a single piece of aluminum, each casing is formed by high-precision CNC digital cutting. The water and corrosion-resistant surface is rigidly designed for everyday use. It has also been tested to withstand up to 2,000 pressure impacts.

  • 50 kgpressure limit
  • 300 timesrub test

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