Xiaomi Releases An Enhanced Smart Socket & A 60W USB Charger

Chinese manufacturing giant, Xiaomi, is not slowing down in its desire to upgrade its existing devices and develop new devices. Today, the company unveiled an enhanced version of Xiaomi smart socket outlet and a USB charger with 6 USBs & 60W Fast Charge

Xiaomi Enhanced Smart Socket Outlet

The upgraded Xiaomi smart socket outlet is not only designed with solid materials, it also brings smart and intelligent experience as it can be linked to smart home Meters. The first generation Xiaomi smart socket was launched in 2014 and it subsequently released the Xiaomi smart socket Basic Edition, Zigbee version, and others. Today, the Xiaomi Smart Socket Enhanced version has been released and it will be officially available on March 7 at 10:00 in Xiaomi Mi mall. Potential buyers will have to part with 79 Yuan ($13). The main feature of this socket is its dual USB interface thus it can be used with multiple devices simultaneously. In addition, it also has support for BC1.2 protocol, remote control, timer switch, power statistics and other functions.

This socket is equipped with a built-in temperature sensor which enables the socket to perform a “hot reminder” function. It has a real-time monitoring feature and when high-power electrical equipment is in use and the smart socket temperature significantly increased, it would give an alert to the user. If the temperature is too high, the smart socket will automatically cut off the power to reduce the risk. The Xiaomi smart socket enhanced version also supports mobile APP control, the mobile APP can be viewed at any time and users can control the power switch. At the same time, it also has a timer switch feature.

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Xiaomi 60W USB charger

In addition to the Xiaomi smart socket enhanced version, Xiaomi also released a new Xaomi USB charger with6 USBs and 60W Fast Charge. The Xiaomi USB charger 60W fast charge version actually comes with a USB Type-C port and five USB Type-A port. The total output power is up to 60W. With its multi-port fast charge capability, you only need to bring this multi-port charger for your travel or business trip to meet the needs of electronic equipment charging.

The USB Type C port is located on the far left of the device, it has an output power of up to 18W, it supports QC3.0 and it is compatible with PD standard. With this, it can provide fast charge to iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, iPhone X and other Android smartphones.

The left orange USB Type-A interface also supports QC3.0 protocol with a maximum power of 18W. The four USB Type-A ports on the right can support up to 5V/2.4A single port, and the output power can reach 24W at the same time. The Xiaomi USB charger 60W fast charge version will be available on Xiaomi Mi Mall on March 7 and potential buyers will have to part with 129 Yuan ($21).

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