Xiaomi Ninebot Mini – Review and Comparison

Segway, one of the most well regarded two wheel electric scooter manufacturers was acquired in 2015 by Ninebot, a Beijing based robotics startup, backed by Xiaomi. Together with Xiaomi Ninebot has released Ninebot Mini to compete with the conventional wide-spread two-wheel electric scooters (also known as Phunkee Duck, Monorover, IO Hawk etc.)

In this review:
00:30 Intro
01:13 Hardware comparison – Ninebot Mini vs conventional scooter
02:50 Software features
03:36 Pros and Cons for Ninebot Mini
04:26 Pros and Cons for conventional two-wheel electric scooters
05:16 Conclusion and recommendations


By Sander

Sander is passionate about media and technology, helping companies with strategy, product and growth. Currently consulting Red Bull Media House with strategy and growth as well as Moonbug, a $145M fund to create and distribute inspiring kids content, with business strategy. Previously futurist and led non-linear strategy at Disney after heading strategy and growth at Maker Studios internationally. Before that product manager ​at Verizon Media Group (AOL) and video distribution network Goviral. Early on he helped Europe's largest seed investment fund Seedcamp​ and organized hackathons in Africa with Garage48​.