Xiaomi Ninebot Plus self-balancing Scooter Review – Pros and Cons

Nowadays, people are trying various things. The self-balancing scooter is a very youthful and beautiful to move freely and popular among young men and women. By the end of June, Xiaomi launched the new version of Ninebot series self-balancing scooter, Xiaomi Ninebot plus self-balancing Scooter . Compared to its predecessor, the most intuitive difference is that the price is dearer by 1500 Yuan. Is Xiaomi Ninebot plus self-balancing Scooter really worth spending 1500 Yuan more? How is Xiaomi Ninebot Plus self-balancing Scooter? Is it an upgraded version of Ninebot self-balancing Scooter or what’s the difference? Is it worth buying the Xiaomi Ninebot Plus self-balancing Scooter? Do you have to spend 1500 Yuan more to buy a balanced car?Let’s take a look at the pros and cons of Xiaomi Ninebot Plus self-balancing Scooter and see how it is?

 

We must have to admit that the look and style of Xiaomi Ninebot Plus self-balancing Scooter have all the hallmark of Xiaomi’s product and it is beautiful and features exquisite workmanship. 

The 11-inch tire on the Xiaomi Ninebot Plus self-balancing Scooter is slightly larger in diameter than the previous one, which has 10.5-inch tire. So, the radius of the tire is the same as the height of Mi 6 smartphone. In other words, personally you may think that the difference is not great, but from the actual experience point of view, this 11-inch tires will have no problem at ordinary speed or on a little bumpy road. If the Ninebot self-balancing Scooter is the reference, it can be said that the Xiaomi Ninebot Plus self-balancing Scooter can easily outwit it. Also, Ninebot self-balancing Scooter cannot pass through an obstacle, whereas Xiaomi Ninebot Plus self-balancing Scooter can pass through an obstacle with some effort.

 

11-inch wheels. The added hub lights looks more beautiful

 

Chassis height from the ground is about 3/4 of the height of a Mi 6 phone

 

There is a small “trunk” at the rear rod of the scooter. You need to press the unlock button to lift the finger at the same time to open it, but do not press both at the same time. You require both the hands, and opening it with one hand is challenging.

 

The opening technique of the storage box is inconvenient

 

The storage box has space just to hold a remote or MaJia PTZ Camera and does not have space for the charger.

One of the great innovations of the Xiaomi Ninebot Plus self-balancing Scooter is that it is equipped with a remote control, with which you can remotely control the Xiaomi scooter and experience autonomous walking. Meanwhile, its built-in chip that will locate your location so that it can automatically follow you. There is a recall function as well, which is very interesting.

 

Just press the pup button on the remote control, the Xiaomi Ninebot Plus self-balancing Scooter automatically follow you behind the built-in positioning sensor. If it is within 20m from you, the same click on this button, the Xiaomi Ninebot Plus self-balancing Scooter will come automatically to you, but there should be no obstacle between you and the balance of the car, as the Xiaomi scooter can only come on a straight path toward you, and cannot circumvent any obstacles. It’s a fun thing to do, more like a pet that follows the owner.

 

The scooter follows the owner

 

The recall function

   

Interface to attach Xiaomi MiJia PTZ Camera

 

Attached with Xiaomi MiJia PTZ Camera, which has to be purchased separately 

If you purchase Xiaomi MiJia PTZ camera, you can install the top of the Xiaomi Ninebot Plus self-balancing Scooter. You to use it for time-lapse photography, panoramic shooting, track shooting and other innovative games, and have some fun.

 

Increased pedal area, with soft material and it feels good.

With the technology capital and knowledge of Ninebot and Segway, I think the Xiaomi Ninebot Plus self-balancing Scooter is totally trustworthy and will give a good performance. In addition, Xiaomi Ninebot Plus Scooter also has increased battery capacity, so with this more power it’s motor life has been increased to 35km, can reach a speed of up to 18 km/h. Compared with its predecessor, which has a battery life for 22km, it is a 50% increase, which seems to be a good improvement considering the difference in the price. Also, this scooter weighs a bit more than the regular version. Even if you are a new user, it is easy to use as well, as long as you can balance yourself and overcome your inner anxiety.

 

Returning to the question of if it is worth buying the Xiaomi Ninebot Plus self-balancing Scooter for 3499 Yuan compared to the regular version for 1999 Yuan? Is Mi Ninebot Plus self-balancing Scooter better than the regular version?

Our advice is that if your everyday need is a mere short commute and riding a short distance, then the regular version is better for you. However, if you want to experience it as a big toy for playing and to have fun, or have a longer riding requirement, then Xiaomi Ninebot Plus self-balancing Scooter is the best bet. Perhaps you may have to check with your friend with a regular version, before hovering for Plus version.

  

Now let’s summarize the advantages and slight improvements of the Xiaomi Ninebot Plus self-balancing Scooter.

Advantages:

·         Beautiful appearance, good workmanship

·         Equipped with physical remote control, automatic follow, one-button recall and other interesting features

·         35km long life, motor power more

·         Excellent riding performance, excellent stability, high starting point

·         Can be used with MaJiaPTZ camera to achieve more play

Things that can be improved:

·         Slightly heavier, perhaps a little laborious for young and seniors.

·         Leg control lever still cannot be removed quickly or height can be adjusted

·         Prices slightly higher than the regular version

·         Opening of the storage box slightly inconvenience 

After understanding the advantages and disadvantages of the Xiaomi Ninebot Plus self-balancing Scooter and some good insight about the scooter, we hope that you will know which one to buy, Xiaomi Ninebot Scooter or the Xiaomi Ninebot Plus self-balancing Scooter.

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