Segway miniPlus vs Segway miniPRO

Even though comes from the same line, Segway miniPlus and miniPRO are being set apart by some features. One of them is the remote control that can make the vehicle follow you around, which is adored by many people. If you are interested on knowing more about them, go ahead and read our article below.

In this article, we are going to give you information about:
– What is Segway miniPlus and Segway miniPRO
– What Segway miniPlus and Segway miniPRO can offer to you
– Segway miniPlus vs Segway miniPRO

About Segway miniPlus
Segway miniPlus is one personal transporter by the same name company Segway, which is the pioneer in the Personal Transportation technology. Segway miniPlus is their newer product released in recent years adding more products in Segway powerful line of self-balancing personal transportation. Segway miniPlus claimed to be able to deliver enhanced speed and range along with the ability to control the unit remotely to follow you. Segway stated at their site that owning a Segway miniPlus feels like having your own personal robot. The unit is deemed as the most advanced model within Segway mini Series because of its premium technology and extended functionality. Segway miniPlus is for those who wish for high-tech quality and outstanding performance.

Segway miniPlus Features
Segway miniPlus is aimed toward teenager from 16 years to older people until 60. The maximum speed miniPlus can reach is 20km/h and can travel approximately around 35km, when fully charged. Segway miniPlus has IP54 & IPX6 rated protection, so you can ride safely in all weather and conditions. With large pneumatic tires, the unit will provide you a comfortable ride even in a bumpy roads. Knee control bar in Segway miniPlus also allow you to precisely steering the unit and ease you when lifting it.

When paired with Segway ninebot app, you can advance the features on your Segway miniPlus, such as learn how to ride your vehicle, locking your vehicle with anti-theft, downloading the latest firmware, get diagnostic about the vehicle condition, checking your statics and see how you rank, find other user to join the competition or just to hang-out together, and change the LED lights as you preferred.

About Segway miniPRO
Segway miniPRO is another product by Segway in their mini Series. This personal transporter is powered by Ninebot technology, making the unit safer with longer battery life and more speed. Segway miniPRO is better than hoverboards, because it is much safer and has been rigorously tested and certified to meet the highest standards of fire and electrical safety requirements by Underwriter Laboratories. Using Segway miniPRO you will not have to worry about bump or patch of sand or grass on the pavement. Segway miniPRO promised comfortable ride with many surfaces any types of terrain. If you are interested on other Segway product, read our article on Segway ES1 vs ES2 here.

Segway miniPRO Features
Segway miniPRO comes in two colors, black and white. The unit can travel with speed up to 18 km/h and when fully charged it can travel approximately 30 km. Segway miniPRO is recommended to be used by teenagers from 16 years to older people at 60 years. When in empty state, Segway miniPRO will need around 4 hours to fully charge. Segway miniPRO have 10 inches pneumatic tires to offer you comfortable traveling. With the Knee Control Bar, you can steer the unit precisely and can be removed for easy storing. Segway miniPRO also have Head and Tails light to make the way clearly visible in low light conditions.

When paired with Ninebot app, you can do some advance feature with your Segway miniPRO, such as locking the vehicle with anti-theft, check your static and see how you rank, get diagnostic about the vehicle condition, use personal defined settings and change the LED lights as you preferred, learn how to ride your vehicle, download the latest firmware, and find another users around you to join the competition.

Now, let’s compare Segway miniPLus and miniPRO. Even though both of them are coming from the same line, they have some differences. First, the maximum speed, Segway miniPlus only able to reach 18km/h while miniPRO is able to reach up to 20 km/h. second, the battery life, Segway miniPlus only able to ride for approximately 30 km, while miniPRO is able to travel approximately until 35 km. Third, the waterproof capability, miniPlus only have IP54 and IP6 certification, while miniPRO have IP54 and IPX7. But Segway miniPlus have a feature that might catch your attention, which is it can follow you around with remote control that comes with the unit.

Segway miniPlus vs Segway miniPRO

- 11-Inch air-filled pneumatic tires
- Up to 22.5 miles of range and 12.5 mph of top speed (based on rider's weight and riding habits)
- Voice activated-built-in speakers- personalized recordings
- LED headlights and ambient lighting features, Max payload of 220 pounds
- UL-2272 Certified-meets high standards of fire and electrical safety set by world-renown global safety science company Underwriters Laboratories
- 10.5 inch pneumatic air filled tires for a smooth ride
- Durable aircraft-grade magnesium alloy frame
- Connect to the mobile app via Bluetooth for full features: remote control operation, anti-theft alarm, speed control, customizable lights, vehicle diagnostics, and firmware updates
- 10 mph top speed | 12.5 mile range
- 220 lbs payload, light-weight appropriate age 16+. ul 2272 Certified unit meets high standards of fire and electrical safety

All in all, the choice is up to you. The follow me feature in miniPlus is sure interesting and useful if you often being in one area and chooses to walk instead riding your Segway. In our opinion, minPRO offer more useful advancement, if you need more power and more distance rather than the follow me feature.