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Xiaomi MI Electric Scooter Review

Xiaomi Mi Electric Scooter

An ideal electric portable scooter must have excellent features like sleek design, long range battery and aerospace grade aluminum.

They all make to be an excellent product.

And the Xiaomi Mi electric scooter is one product that promises to deliver all of the above.

This electric scooter is a really great choice for riders between 15-35.

With long range battery and moderate, it is one of the safest choices available in the market. With a top speed of 15.5 MPh, the Xiaomi electric scooter.

Sure, the modest top speed doesn’t make this product the top priority of speed enthusiasts.

But being safe doesn’t mean it’s any less of a thrilling option for youngsters. It still has its offerings that bring it on top of the list of electric scooters.

Battery and Motor Power

Xiaomi MI electric scooter uses 30 x 18650 mAh lithium battery units with Battery Capacity of 280Wh. That keep this vehicle running without running out of power.

Along with lithium battery units, this electric scooter uses 250 W motor with motor control mode. This mode provides scooter with sine wave vector and current control along with closed loop speed control.

This scooter consumes around 1.1kWh per 100km. Which compared to other products is a really energy-efficient ratio.

18.6 Miles Long Range and 15.5 MPH top speed

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Doesn’t matter if you’re planning to ride your electric scooter for long commutes or using your ride to get to the next block.

The Xiaomi Mi can service you in both cases. Because it’s 18.6 miles one charge battery range is more than capable to do so.

You can go everywhere and anywhere easily and utilize this electric scooter at it’s best.

If you are a normal or eventual user. The battery can last for days or even weeks.

For frequent users, this capacity is still good. They might have to charge this thing once or twice a day depending on the usage.

Apart from that, MI electric scooter can reach the top speed of 15.5 MPH under specific circumstances.

For example; with the user weight of around 70 kg, on plain terrain and with minimal wind resistance. You will be able to hit the top speeds of 15.5 MPH.

In other conditions, the speed will vary as per the external factors and can be lower than 15.5 MPH.

Smart Power Management System

Many riders complain about their electric scooters being wasted or batteries being destroyed due to short circuits and over current issues. The Xiaomi Mi electric deals with these issues by using their smart power management system.

Smart power management system provides these electric scooters with: Short circuit protection, double protection from overcharging and over discharging and over-current protection.

Double Safety Braking System

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A good braking system is an vital part of any vehicle. That can save you from many unwanted accidents.

The Xiaomi MI electric scooter features a double braking system. One is standard disc while the second and unique system is eABS regenerative anti-lock braking system. This regenerative braking system also improves the battery life by generating power for the battery while you brake.

These regenerative brakes only generate power when you’re on a slope.

Combination of these system allows the rider to stop the bike easily and stay in control of the situation.

Award Holder Design

Xiaomi MI electric scooter has won many International Design awards for its intelligent design.

In 2017, Red Dot awarded this electric scooter as “Best of the Best” in the industry.

Some other awards include iF Design Award 2017 and “Best 100” award from Good Design Award 2017.

3 seconds 3 steps, Quick Folding Mechanism

The MI electric scooter has one of the fastest folding mechanism (that’s what the awards were for). By flipping a simple lever, you can fold this electric scooter, and it doesn’t take more than 3 seconds for you to do so. This process is also known as (flip, fold, clip) – a 3 second process.

Light Weight

This electric scooter has a total weight of 26.9 lbs when it is fully assembled.  While shipping, other parts and accessories like tire changing adapter, hexagon wrench and nozzle adapter etc make 39.5 pounds as for total shipping weight.

The light-weight makes it a great option for portable use. No matter where you are traveling.

App Pairing

Xiaomi always focuses on providing riders and users with best user experience.

With the same concept, they have developed an app that can be used with your MI electric scooter.

You just have to install the app and add your device, after that, the app becomes your digital dashboard.

You can observe the real time riding statistics of the scooter from this app including speed and remaining battery power.

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Power Button Controls

From turning on and off to switching between normal and power saving modes. The power control button does it all. You can even turn on the headlight from this button.

This makes the bike functionality easier and keeps an overall cleaner look.

Other Features

Apart from all these features. The Xiaomi MI electric scooter has noticeable features that are worth a mention.

The presence of anti slip handle makes it possible for riders to have firm grip even with sweaty hands.

Along with that, the dashboard has LED notification lights that show you remaining battery power. So you can plug it in for charging without getting in trouble due to ignorance.


And the 8.5 inch inflatable tires also work as shock absorbers to make your riding experience smooth and comfortable

Furthermore, this electric scooter has 1 year US warranty. So, if you face any trouble or product is damaged during delivery. You can still claim a new product.

Specifications

  • Dimensions – 42.5 x 16.9 x 44.9 inches
  • Model-M365
  • Maximum incline: Approx. 14°
  • Maximum torque: 16N.m
  • IP54 dirt, dust and splash resistance
  • Maximum Weight limit: 100 kg
  • 5 hours charging time

Pros

  • Ultra lightweight
  • App pairing
  • Inflatable rubber tires
  • Max range of 18.6 miles
  • 15.5 MPH top speed
  • Aerospace grade aluminum frame material
  • Sturdy and well built
  • Award holding Design
  • Easy and quick folding mechanism
  • Anti slip handle
  • Ultra bright headlight and LED tail light
  • Fast charging mechanism
  • Smart power management system
  • Motor control system
  • Double safety braking system with disc brakes and eAbs regenerative anti lock braking system.

CONS

  • Does Not have any specific shock absorbers except the rubber tires.

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