Best electric scooter brands

by Mark Jones in Guides on September 25, 2019

Choosing between e-scooters can be difficult when you don’t know what differentiates individual makes and models.

There’s a wide variety of electric scooters out there, and an equally wide variety of brands to match. This infographic is designed to help you differentiate between three of the leading brands currently dominating the electric scooter market: Xiaomi, Razor, and Segway.

Introducing the key e-scooter manufacturers

Xiaomi

  • Xiaomi (pronounced show-mi) are a Chinese manufacturer responsible for making some of the most popular commercial electronics in the world
  • Their motto is: “Making quality technology available to everyone”
  • Xiaomi have over 300 million customers across the globe

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Razor

  • Razor are an American scooter manufacturer, whose very first scooter model became wildly successful, selling over 5 million units in just 6 months.
  • Their first scooter, the Razor kick scooter, was named Toy of the Year in 2000.
  • Razor introduced their first electronic scooter as far back as 2003.

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Segway

  • Segway are an American company famous for manufacturing the iconic two-wheeled transport vehicle – the Segway PT.
  • The very first patent for the Segway PT was filed back in 1993, before they eventually launched the product in 2001.
  • Segway have since moved into manufacturing other modes of electronic transport alongside their classic vehicle, including, of course, electric scooters.

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Comparing e-scooter models

Each brand offers a unique range of electric scooters, each with their own specs and features. Here’s a handy table to provide an overview of each brand’s major models – price, dimensions, weight, max load, max speed, and features.  

Xiaomi M365 Electric Folding Scooter

Razor E300s Electric Scooter

Segway Ninebot ES2 Scooter

 

·       Price:

£359.00

·       Dimensions:

108cm x 43cm x 114cm

·       Weight:
12.2kg

·       Max Load:
100kg

·       Max Speed:
15.5 mph

Features:

 

·       Lightweight aluminium frame

·       Durable build

·       3-step folding design (easy to transport)

·       High powered battery
(up to 18.6 miles on a single charge)

·       Kinetic energy battery
(stores energy)

·       Dedicated phone app that records key information

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

·       Price:
£279.99 – £329.99

·       Dimensions:
109cm x 22cm x 50cm

·       Weight:
27kg

·       Max Load:

100kg

·       Max Speed:
15 mph

 

Features:

 

·       Solid steel frame

·       Removable seat post and padded seat, for added comfort on longer journeys

·       24V battery with up to 40 minutes use in a single charge

·       Pneumatic tyres for a smoother ride

·       Some assembly required

 

·       Price:
£429.99

·       Dimensions:
102cm x 43cm x 113cm

·       Weight:
12.5kg

·       Max Load:
100kg

·       Max Speed:

15.5 mph

 

Features:

 

·       Lightweight design

·       Foldable functionality
(easy to transport)

·       High powered battery
(up to 15 miles on a single charge)

·       Optional add-ons to increase battery-life

·       Dedicated phone app that records key information

·       Anti-theft functionality

 

Xiaomi M365 PRO Electric Folding Scooter

Razor E-Prime Electric Scooter

Segway Ninebot ES4 Scooter

·       Price:
£499.00

·       Dimensions:
108cm x 43cm x 114cm

·       Weight:
14.5kg

·       Max Load:
100kg

·       Max Speed:
15.5 mph

 

Features:

 

·       Lightweight aluminium frame

·       Durable build

·       3-step folding design (easy to transport)

·       High powered battery
(up to 27 miles on a single charge)

·       Kinetic energy battery
(stores energy)

·       Dedicated phone app that records key information

·       Display panel showing key information in real time

 

 

·       Price:
£299.99 – £399.99

·       Dimensions:
102cm x 46cm x 103cm

·       Weight:
9.8kg

·       Max Load:
80kg

·       Max Speed:
15 mph

 

Features:

 

·       Lightweight aluminium frame

·       Durable build

·       Foldable frame
(easy to transport)

·       36V battery with up to 40 minutes use in a single charge

·       Pneumatic tyres for a smoother ride

·       Some assembly required

·       Anti-rattle technology

·       LED display with real time information

·       Price:
£599.00

·       Dimensions:
102cm x 43cm x 113cm

·       Weight:
14.5kg

·       Max Load:
100kg

·       Max Speed:
18 mph

 

Features:

 

·       Lightweight design

·       Easy to fold
(easy to transport)

·       High powered battery
(up to 27 miles on a single charge)

·       Cruise control options

·       Dedicated smart phone app that records key information

·       Anti-theft functionality

·       Display panel showing key information in real time

 

the best electric scooters compared 

Which brand is right for me?

Sometimes specs and features just aren’t enough, and you need a little guidance to help make your decision. Here’s how each brand approaches the electric scooter market, and how they might suit your needs.

Xiaomi
For the discerning grown-up looking for a little fun

Ideal for first-time and experienced adults who care about how they get from A to B and are looking for a quality product to match that need. Xiaomi electric scooters are slick and finely made. They provide convenience, power that lasts, and unique features that integrate with Xiaomi’s other electronics.

best electric scooter brands xiaomi

Razor
An approachable, easy-to-handle ride

With a history in creating excellent scooters for kids, it’s no surprise that Razor primarily deal in the family-friendly market of electric scooters. Their products are perfect for active kids or young adults, who want something hardy and fun to ride. They can make a great gift for any speedy little racer.

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Segway
A trusted name in innovation

With their impressive specs (particularly in the speed department), Segway electric scooters are built for the enthusiasts. Any buyers looking for a luxury product, made by a company with a history of innovation, may find Segway’s electric scooters a more-than-suitable choice. 

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