Xiaomi Mi Electric Scooter
You've probably seen the Xiaomi Mi Electric Scooter. You may have even ridden one. It's best known as the Bird electric scooter. Bird, the dockless electric scooter rental company, has dropped an army of these scooters worldwide.
The Xiaomi Mi is an award-winning model with a thoughtfully engineered, minimalistic design. Speed and range specs are an impressive 15.5 mph and 18.6 miles. The 250-watt motor provides all the power needed to cross hard, flat terrain. It can even handle slight inclines and hills, depending on rider weight. At 27 lbs, it's super lightweight. It folds quickly, easily and securely. Advanced features include; regenerative braking, an app that provides ride stats, an aerospace-grade aluminum frame, anti-lock braking, and smart power management.
The Xiaomi Mi electric scooter is truly impressive. So much so it's won 3 prestigious international product design awards; the Red Dot Best of the Best Award, the Good Design Award, and the IF Design Award.
If you buy a Xiaomi Mi, just make sure to lock it up tight, or someone might mistake it for a Bird scooter and "steal" it!
The Xiaomi Mi ranks #6 in our Top 10 Electric Scooters of 2018 guide!
Specifications• Speed: 15.5 mph
• Range: 18.6 miles
• Motor: 250w brushless DC front hub motor.
• Frame: Low density, high-strength, aerospace-grade aluminum frame.
• Drive System: Direct hub motor drive. Thumb throttle.
• Battery: Battery pack holds 30 energy dense 18650 lithium batteries. 280Wh capacity. Smart power management system. Regenerative braking feature recharges the battery allowing maximum range.
• Charge Time: 5 hours
• Brakes: Rear disc brake and eABS regenerative anti-lock braking.
• Dimensions: Length: 42.5"
Width at handlebars: 16.9"
Height: 44.9", 19.3" when folded
• Weight: 27 lbs.
• Carrying Capacity: 220 lbs.
• Tires: 8.5" pneumatic tires with anti-slip treads.
Standard Features• App offers a locking feature and ride stats; speed, distance, and battery level.
• Fold and carry design.
• Battery charger.
- Speed (mph) : 15 - 19
- Range (miles) : 10 - 14
- Motor (watts) : 201 - 400w
- Battery (type) : Lithium
- Weight (lbs) : 26 - 50
- # of Wheels : Two
- Carry Limit (lbs) : 201 - 250
I've been hearing about the Xiaomi Mi from friends. We don't have Bird where we live, so I bought one for my fiancé. I love the build and design, I also think the scooter's powerful enough to do the job. Two thumbs up!