Xiaomi Battery Bank 20K (小米移动电源20000mAh) | IT Gadgets Review

Xiaomi made her debut with those affordable power banks which offer extra battery juice when one needs it most. It was not long ago when Xiaomi released their biggest capacity power bank – 16000mAh offering. now the company has launched her biggest power bank yet – a 20000mAh monster that’s capable of keeping your phone and several other gadgets topped up with juice. This is the Xiaomi 20000mAh power bank or also known as (小米移动电源).

Xiaomi Battery Bank 20K - Main Image

The new 20,000 mAh Mi power bank can be fully charged in five hours, and with its six-pack of 3,350 mAh LG/Panasonic high-capacity cells, it has the potential to fully recharge an iPhone four times before it needs a boost itself.

Xiaomi battery bank 20K - Inside view

With world-class chips built into the power bank, it is not only safer to operate, but it also provides good the charging conversion rate and durability. The retail packaging is pretty slim and it is no taller than a regular pen knife.

Xiaomi Mi battery bank 20K - Packaging

The retail package includes:

1 x Power Bank
1 x USB Cable
1 x manual

Xiaomi Mi battery bank 20K - Packaging unbox

Xiaomi Mi battery bank 20K - actual size battery

It has the same slender, high-quality design of the 10,400 mAh predecessor. Weighing in at 338 grams, it has a set of LED power indicators and 2 USB ports as power outlets for the charging cables.

Xiaomi Mi battery bank 20K - ports

It takes just 5 hours to charge it from 0% to 100% and after an overnight session, it will be good for the next day without having anxious need to locate a power outlet. The power bank readily supports DC 5V/2A, 9V/2A, 12V/1.5A and fast charging.

Xiaomi Mi battery bank 20K - side view

Xiaomi Mi battery bank 20K - underside

Managed to compare the Xiaomi’s new powerbank with a similar one (20000 mAh) from Yoobao. It is impressive to see that Xiaomi has managed to achieve a smaller form factor (thinner, shorter) without compromising the overall battery rating.

Xiaomi Mi battery bank 20K - comparison vs Yooboo bank (size)

Xiaomi Mi battery bank 20K - comparison vs Yooboo bank (ports)

Xiaomi Mi battery bank 20K - comparison vs Yooboo bank (thickness)

Xiaomi Mi battery bank 20K - concurrent charging

Surprisingly, It can even charge the new Macbook 12 inch with a separate USB Type C cable.

Xiaomi Mi battery bank 20K - charging macbook

PROS:

a. Affordable (at S$XX, Rmb XX)
b. Good form factor for portability
c. x2 USB port for concurrent charging of 2 devices
d. Made with slip resistant outer shell

CONS:

a. Only available in white colour
b. Does not come with iPhone charging cable

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  2 comments for “Xiaomi Battery Bank 20K (小米移动电源20000mAh) | IT Gadgets Review

  1. Zee
    August 27, 2016 at 11:13 pm

    Hi. How long do you have to charge it the first time? Mine has been going for almost 9 hours on its first charge to be full. Is there something wrong with my powerbank?

    • August 28, 2016 at 9:17 am

      Around 5 hours full charge. Likely you could be using low powered adaptor

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