Xiaomi launched “Made in India” power bank known as Power Bank 2i in November last year. The device comes in 10,000mAh and 20,000mAh capacities and both of them were launched with a price tag of Rs 799 and Rs 1,499 respectively. Now the company has increased the price of both the power banks by Rs 100. The 10,000mAh and 20,000mAh power banks are now priced at Rs 899 and Rs 1,599 respectively.
The reason for the price hike is unknown at the moment but Xiaomi India spokesperson told Gadget360 “Due to the change in tax structure, we’ve had to marginally revise prices for our Mi Power Bank 2i series. This was done to ensure that Mi Power Bank 2i is still the high-quality product that buyers have come to expect from Xiaomi,”
The new prices are already effective on Mi.com, Flipkart and Amazon India. Both the power banks were initially available from company’s official website and Mi Home stores. But later on, the power banks were are also available for purchase via Flipkart and Amazon.
To recall, the power banks support dual USB output and two-way quick charging. They come loaded with nine layers of circuit chip protection including temperature resistance, protection from short circuit, protection from incorrect insertion, input overvoltage protection, protection from output overcurrent, PTC protective circuits and more.
Both the devices can also charge low power devices such Bluetooth headsets and fitness band by simply double pressing the power button to enter 2-hour low power charging mode. Starting with 10,000mAh Mi Power Bank 2i, the device comes loaded with high-density lithium polymer battery and offers a conversion rate of up to 90 percent. The power bank has an actual output capacity of 6500mAh and it made from anodized aluminium alloy case. The 10,000mAh power bank is 14.2mm thin and weighs 240 grams.