Xiaomi 16,000mAh Mi Power Bank review

I’m always with my phone, I use it all the time and even if I’m at home, my daughter is the one playing with the phone. That’s why it’s imperative that my phone’s battery won’t die on me, plus I learned that you should not drain your smartphone’s battery, you have to charge it once it’s between 40%-60%.

I already bought a Pyxis 10,400 mAh Power Bank and it’s still working fine after 4 months of use. Still, I want a Mi power bank so bad. That’s why when a friend told me that Lazada will be selling the 16000 mAh power bank last April 24, I told my friend to order one for me.

xiaomi 16000 mah Mi power bank vs. pyxis power bank

Lazada sold the Xiaomi 16000 mAh Mi powerbank for Php 1299, it’s smaller sibling, 10,4000 mAh Mi powerbank is sold at Php 645. Xiaomi power banks is known for its affordable price and great quality that’s why it’s always sold out in Lazada. I was lucky I now have my Mi power bank, with 16000 mAh juice to boot.

pyxis 10,400 mah power bank vs mi 16000 mah power bank

Pyxis 10,400 mAh Power Bank vs Mi 16,000 mAh Power Bank

I like the look of the Mi power bank, it looks sleeker and classier than Pyxis. Mi reminds me of the feel and look of Apple gadgets.

size comparison of mi 16000 mah power bank with Iphone 5s

size comparison with an Iphone 5s

Specifications:

Battery: Lithium-ion rechargeable cell
Input Voltage: DC 5.0 V
Output Voltage: DC 5.1 V
Input current: 2000 mA (TYP)
Output current: 2100 mA (TYP)
Charging time: 9 hrs with 5V/2A plug and standard cable  / 14.5 hrs with 5V/1A plug and standard cable
Weight: 350 grams

With 16000 mAh capacity, it’s capable of 3.5 full charges for Redmi Note 4G, 5 full charges for iPhone 6, and 2.5 full charges for iPad mini.

mi 16000 mah power bank specifications

The four lights represents how much charge is left in your power bank. When you press the power or capacity check button, the LEDs will blink, each light represents 25% charge.

dual usb ports of mi 16000 mah power bank

The Mi 16000 mAh power bank comes with a dual USB port outputs, which is perfect for charging two gadgets simultaneously. Do take note that while each port can output a 2.1 A current, it will yield a combined rate lower than 4.2 A. Geeky stuff and I don’t mind and won’t measure. As long as I can charge 2 gadgets at a time, I’m fine.

Mi 16000 mah power bank can charge an Iphone and Note 2 simultaneously

can charge an Iphone and Note 2 simultaneously

According to Mi’s website, 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.

Mi Power Bank can charge music players

Mi Power Bank can charge music players

The only disadvantage of this 16,000 mAh power bank is its weight. It can be heavy if you’re used to carrying compact bags. Also, it only comes with one cable, with two USB ports, at least they could have added additional cable, and make it longer too.

Read about: Xiaomi Mi Home Store in Mongkok, Hong Kong

Overall, this is a must especially if you carry multiple gadgets everyday such as your phone, tablet, and gaming devices. With Xiaomi’s 16000 mAh power bank, you’ll never run out of battery again.

Comments

  1. Nice review. I like the color, is it silver or just white? I don’t mind the weight for as long as it can serve well its purpose:)

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    Badet Reply:

    It’s silver Jojo.

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  2. Thank you for the review. Awesome how you can charge two gadgets at a time!

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    Badet Reply:

    Yes! A multi-tasking gadget.

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  3. Woah. 16000 mAh is a great power bank. I think it can accommodate 2-3 phones for charging. Love the review! 🙂

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    Badet Reply:

    Glad you find it useful.

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  4. Great review Badet! Sino gumagamit nung Pyxis?

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    Badet Reply:

    Dati ako, ngayon na kay Jeff na. Akin ang MI :p

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  5. I’ve never had a power bank but I would love to get one this year. Perfect for travelling

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  6. Wow! I’d love to get one too 🙂 Thanks for the review
    I need one badly :/ I love Lazada, it’s one of my fave online store 🙂

    God bless!

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  7. I have several power banks, most given as gift, and they don’t last long. I wish I can have one of these powerbanks.

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  8. I only recently bought my first ever power bank. So far, so good. But I’ll keep this brand in mind in case we find the need to buy another one. 🙂

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  9. It’s nice that the powerbank can charge two devices at the same time and can go on several cycles.

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  10. Thanks Berna, I loved it .. looks cool and useful!

    Keep up the awesome work 🙂

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