Xiaomi launches a 20W USB Type-C charger that can work with the iPhone 12 series
Xiaomi has introduced a 20W USB Type-C charger that can work with the newly launched Apple iPhone 12 series. The new charger is also compatible with older iPhone models, including the iPhone 11 and iPhone SE (2020). The new move comes just days after Apple announced its decision to remove the USB adapter in the box from the retail box of its new iPhone models. In addition to the new USB Type-C charger, Xiaomi has brought the Mi Power Bank 3 Pikachu Edition in a full yellow shade.
Xiaomi 20W USB Type-C charger, price for Mi Power Bank 3 Pikachu Edition
The 20W USB Type-C charger Xiaomi carries a price tag of 39 CNY (roughly Rs. 400), while Mi Power Bank 3 Pikachu Edition is priced at 99 CNY (approximately 1,100 rupees). The 20W USB Type-C charger will go on sale in China starting Tuesday, November 3 and is currently available for advance pre-orders. The Mi Power Bank 3 Pikachu Edition, on the other hand, will be available in the Chinese market starting Thursday, November 5. Furthermore, details on the global launch of the 20W USB Type-C charger and Mi Power Bank 3 Pikachu Edition are still available. to be revealed.
Xiaomi 20W USB Type-C Charger Specifications
The 20W USB Type-C charger is claimed to charge 45 percent of the iPhone 11 battery in 30 minutes. The charger also supports 100-240V wide voltage and works with devices such as iPad and Nintendo Switch. Xiaomi claims that it has also offered an advanced circuit and chip that provide safety against shock and overcurrent incidents.
Unlike a traditional 5W adapter, the 20W USB Type-C charger supports various fast charging protocols to provide a fast charging experience on various devices. The presence of the USB Type-C port on the charger also makes it a suitable option for iPhone 12 buyers since the new iPhone comes with a USB-C cable but lacks an adapter in the box.
The 20W USB Type-C charger measures 38×22.2x43mm and weighs 43.8 grams.
Mi Power Bank 3 Pikachu Edition Specifications
My Power Bank 3 Pikachu Edition includes a 10,000 mAh lithium ion battery and supports 18 W fast charging. The power bank comes with two USB Type-A ports that can be used simultaneously to charge two devices at the same time. However, only one port offers 18W fast charging. There is also support for charging low-power devices, including portable devices.
Xiaomi has provided microUSB and USB Type-C ports to charge the power bank. The latter can be used in conjunction with an 18W adapter for fast charging. Xiaomi claims that the power bank can be fully charged in as little as four hours.My Power Bank 3 Pikachu Edition comes with 18W fast charge
The Mi Power Bank 3 Pikachu Edition is rated to charge a Redmi K30 Pro 1.2 times or the iPhone SE (2020) 2.8 times, when fully charged. The company has also provided LED indicators across the top to provide details on battery levels. Also, there is a Pikachu branding on top to appeal to Pokémon fans.
Like any other Mi Power Bank, the new model is touted to provide a safe charging experience for users through advanced circuitry. The power bank measures 147.8×73.9×15.3mm.