100% charging in 8 min with Xiaomi’s “HyperCharge”

It’s noteworthy that the ultra-fast charger was able to charge the battery to 10% in mere 44 seconds.

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On Monday, Xiaomi unveiled its first-ever 200W charger that is capable of charging a smartphone with 4,000mAh battery in just eight minutes. The charger being billed as the fastest, uses a “HyperCharge” technology that is one of a kind.

With a 120W wireless charger, a 4,000mAh smartphone can be fully charged in just about 15 minutes.

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The Chinese company shared a video on its official Twitter handle along with a caption that read, “Charge up to 100% in just 8 minutes using wired charging and 15 minutes wirelessly! Too good to be true? Check out the timer yourself!”

During the test, Xiaomi uses a purpose-built Mi 11 Pro smartphone that was equipped with a 4,000mAh battery instead of the regular 5,000mAh cell.

It’s noteworthy that the ultra-fast charger was able to charge the battery to 10% in mere 44 seconds.

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Xiaomi has lately emerged as the face of China’s rapidly expanding electronics industry. The company has earned international acclamation for its top-quality innovative products that are being offered at reasonable prices in different markets across the world.

The company, headquartered in Beijing has produced a wide range of products – from laptops to smartphones – TVs to projectors – vacuum cleaners to electric scooters – and everything in between.

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The company currently has three smartphone brands, POCO, Redmi and Mi. The latter being the flagship device. Owing to its high quality products – taylormade for middle income consumers – Xiaomi has swiftly captured mobile markets across the world, especially in South Asia.

Xiaomi’s Himo H1 bike

Last year Xiaomi released a state-of-the-art Himo H1 electric bike. Weighing only 13 kgs, it’s an extreme folding e-bike designed with an emphasis on portability. It folds down like the tiniest transformer you’ve ever seen. Some are even shown with Transformers logos and trademarks, though whether or not those are properly licensed is another question.

For context of its size, it is smaller than an A3 size sheet of paper, which is equivalent to roughly two 8.5 x 11-inch sheets of standard printer paper. But any which way you slice it, Xiaomi’s new Himo H1 electric bike is pretty darn small.

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Xiaomi is offering the Himo H1 in China for 2,999 yuan (approximately US $425). Other Xiaomi e-bikes and scooters have taken longer to reach international audiences, but the Himo H1 is now being offered worldwide. And Xiaomi even managed to keep the price fairly close to the original domestic deal. Early customers can grab a Himo H1 e-bike for $469, not including shipping. And while shipping will add to the price, it is actually reasonable.

The whole thing weighs just 13 kg (28.6 lb) and looks like it could fit in a briefcase. In fact, the Himo H1 e-bike even comes with its own carrying case. It’d be perfect for commuting in parks or university campuses.



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