Chinese electronics company Xiaomi has launched a new power bank. The new power is not just like other power banks that are available in the market. Apart from charging smartphones and other electronic items, it also serves a radio. This means the power bank carries a radio inside it. According to the Beijing headquartered company, the gadget features a 10,000mAh battery. The company claims that it can charge Apple’s iPhone X three times. The design of the new device looks inspired by a retro FM radio. It has two USB Type-A ports. It can charge devices at 5V with 2.1A current. The product carries a price tag of 138 RMB in China.
The power bank boasts a digital display. It shows the charge capacity of the battery. On the top, the company has added a separate button to access the FM radio. The button allows users to turn the FM radio on or off. The radio speaker grill mimics the old, retro design. It also has a USB 2.0 port for charging its battery. To protect it from overheating while charging, the company has integrated built-in overcharge protection. It cuts the power automatically whenever required. It weighs 212 grams. It is made from skin-friendly PC+ABS plastic. The company has launched the new power bank cum radio in three colors — black, white, and pink.
Xiaomi launched the new gadget just hours after it unveiled a power bank with an integrated hand warmer. The hand warmer and power bank easily fits within the palm of a hand. It features a 5,000mAh battery which is enough to keep a smartphone running. The adorable part is that it features a built-in warmer for hands. The body of the device is made up of aluminum and therefore it can quickly conduct heat. The company claims that it can get as warm as 52 degrees. Xiaomi has used multi-material composite technology in it. The company said that its hand warmer power bank is very secure.