Back in December, last year, OnePlus had announced a $15 powerbank with a battery capacity of 10000 mAh. Now, after months of waiting, it seems that Indian customers will soon be able to buy it. The accessory is currently listed on Amazon India but you might not be able place an order to buy the product yet.
The official listing of the product invites you to sign up to be notified when it will become available. But on its official Twitter account, the OnePlus India team said that the powerbank is going to be available from next Monday, May 11th. So, if you need an official battery backup solution for your OnePlus device and not only, you will be able to buy it from the start of next week.
Some lucky users were able to place an order for the OnePlus PowerBank on Amazon at a discounted price of Rs.997 (~$15.7), although the MRP is listed as Rs.1399 (~$22). Co-incidentally, we were in a meet up with OnePlus co-founder Carl Pei and his team when Amazon leaked out this info! From what we hear, Rs.997 is a discounted launch offer from Amazon, and the price will shoot up to Rs.1399 soon.
The powerbank comes in either material Sandstone Black or Silk White and has a nominal capacity of 10,000 mAh. It weighs 220 grams and comes with the following dimensions – 142.8 × 72.6 × 16.2 mm. It also gets a couple of safety features, like electrostatic, short-circuit, overcharging andoverheating protection.
You will need around five and a half hour to fully charge it. With its 10,000 mAh of power, this is enough to provide three full charges for your OnePlus One. It comes with two USB ports, so you can charge two electronic devices in the same time. It also comes with a battery indicator LEDs which has a ‘soft glow’.