Xiaomi unveils the Mijia electric scooter: 30km range, sub-$300 price

Peter, 12 December 2016

Xiaomi unveiled its electric vehicle and itís not a car - itís an electric scooter called the Mijia. Smaller and more portable than the companyís QiCycle and cheaper too - when it launches at 10:00 on December 15, it will cost CNY 2,000 (equivalent to $290/Ä270).

Xiaomi Mijia electric scooter (available in Black and White) Xiaomi Mijia electric scooter (available in Black and White) Xiaomi Mijia electric scooter (available in Black and White)
Xiaomi Mijia electric scooter (available in Black and White)

The Mijia has a range of 30km (while carrying a 75kg person) thanks to its 280Wh battery (LG 1850 lithium) and its 500W motor can push it up to 25km/h. The scooter features regenerative breaking (KERS), but also a regular brake disc (with E-ABS) so it can come to a complete stop in 4m.

Xiaomi will offer two color options - White and Black - for the scooter, which folds up in just 3 seconds. It weighs 12.5kg (27.5lbs) so it is portable, though you probably donít want to carry it very long (or at all).

Of course, it comes with a smartphone app Of course, it comes with a smartphone app
Of course, it comes with a smartphone app

The Xiaomi Mijia comes with a smartphone app, naturally. It gives info on current speed, battery charge and range. It also allows you to monitor the battery and will notify you immediately if thereís something wrong.

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Source (in Chinese)


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  • Anonymous

Got mine my electric scooter from mobot, loving it

  • AnonD-621289

This is just a copy of the E-twow scooter, that is on the market for 3 years......

  • AnonD-617866

Cool thing.... but Xiaomi expect us to be carrying and walking with that thing all day long? No deal...