Mearth S Pro vs Ninebot KickScooter Max

Overview

The Mearth S Pro and the Segway Ninebot KickScooter Max both provide a powerful and sturdy electric scooter that revolutionizes the way people commute and travel. 

A successor to the Mearth S model, the Mearth S Pro offers the same quality features but with more powerful specs to provide riders a more comfortable and longer commute.

Meanwhile, the Ninebot KickScooter Max is designed to be a durable and powerful electric scooter that makes it the perfect transport for long daily commutes.

 

Tech Specs

Mearth S Pro Ninebot KickScooter MAX
Top Speed 32 km/h 25 km/h
Max Range 45 km 65 km
Weight 13.5 kg 21 kg
Max Rider Weight 100 kg 100 kg
Motor 360 W 350 W
Charging Time 3 to 4 hours 6 hours

 

Highlights

Mearth S Pro Ninebot KickScooter MAX
  • Hot-swappable battery
  • 10-inch pneumatic tires
  • IP54 dust and water-resistant
  • Light and portable built
  • 3-second folding mechanism
  • Built-in front LED lights
  • 10-inch pneumatic tires
  • IPX7 water-resistant
  • 65-km max range
  • 3-second folding mechanism

 

Hill Climbing

Both electric scooters are powerful enough to climb through hills. With the Mearth S Pro, riders can climb hills of at most 15 degrees in slope. On the other hand, the Segway Ninebot KickScooter MAX can also ride up to a 15-degree slope.

 

Top Speed

The Mearth S Pro has a top speed of 25 km/h as a default setting but riders can manually override this speed up to 32 km/h. However, the brand does not recommend driving at this speed unless the rider is in a safe and controlled environment. Meanwhile, the Segway Ninebot Max has a top speed of 29.9 km/h. Although, the brand claims that maximum speed is dependent on battery level, traction, and environmental temperature.

 

Range

The Mearth S Pro can travel up to 40 km but it can be upgraded to 45 km using Mearth and Panasonic’s co-engineered lithium battery. On the other hand, the Ninebot KickScooter Max covers a range of up to 65 km with no upgrades available.

 

Ride Quality

Despite its light built, the Mearth S Pro proves to be durable on any type of road, especially with its 10-inch pneumatic tires that have great shock absorption making rides smoother and safer.

Meanwhile, the Ninebot KickScooter Max also gives a smooth ride despite its lack of suspension. Although riders might experience some rattle, the electric scooter drives well on most terrains.

 

Portability

In terms of portability, Mearth S Pro is lighter and more compact than the Ninebot KickScooter Max. The Mearth S Pro weighs a total of 13.5 kg, while the Ninebot Max is heavier with a net weight of 21 kg. The Mearth S Pro has a dimension of 1073 x 420 x 1176 mm and a size of 1073 x 420 x 450 mm when folded. On the other hand, the Ninebot Max offers an 1167 x 423 x 1203 mm built that has a folding size of 1167 x 472 x 530 mm.

Both electric scooters can be folded easily and both have a three-second solid folding mechanism that allows riders to carry the scooters in no time. 

 

Cockpit

Both electric scooters feature decent displays that show speed, battery level, and different modes. The Mearth S Pro offers three riding modes, while Ninebot offers four modes. However, the Ninebot Max also offers additional features such as Bluetooth connectivity and maintenance signals, among others.

 

Lights

Both scooters The Mearth S Pro and Ninebot Max both offer a built-in LED front light with the former having a 5 W front light while the latter offers a 2.5 W front light. Both also feature a rear warning light. 

 

Tires

The Mearth S Pro features 10-inch explosion-proof and slip-proof pneumatic tires built with armoured inflatables making it shock absorbent. On the other hand, the Ninebot scooter offers 10-inch tubeless pneumatic tires that are pre-filled with tire slime making it a “self-healing” tire. Nonetheless, both tires provide a smooth and steady ride despite any terrain.

 

Build Quality

Despite its light weight and small size, the Mearth S Pro features a solid and sturdy built with a body that’s forged with aero-grade Aluminium. It also has an IP54 rating making it resistant to dust and water. Overall, the quality build makes it a convenient and reliable electric scooter for everyday commute in most terrains and surfaces.

Meanwhile, the Ninebot electric scooter also has a quality solid built that also makes it a perfect ride on the road. It also has an IPX7 rating making it water-resistant. Although this only means that it can only take splashes of water and not a full submersion into water.

 

Design

The Mearth S Pro has a simple, sleek, and compact design that provides a comfortable and intuitive experience for riders. The design makes it easy for riders to handle, maneuver, and ride the scooter. It also has a ground clearance of 110mm from pedal to the ground allowing for the right height to avoid bumps. The wide deck also offers enough room to position yourself comfortably while riding the Mearth S Pro.

On the other hand, the Ninebot Max has a larger built with a thick stem and wide deck, resulting in a durable electric scooter. However, it has a low ground clearance of only 76mm. Overall, Segway Ninebot also stated that this model was designed for the ride-sharing market making it a sturdy and long-lasting scooter.

 

Battery

The Mearth S Pro offers an upgradable lithium battery co-engineered by Panasonic. The battery has a capacity of 36 V 5 Ah 10Ah or 6.4 Ah. The electric scooter also features an easy one-click button for swapping batteries easily and quickly. Recharging batteries only take 3 to 4 hours.

Meanwhile, the Ninebot Max provides a 36 V 15 Ah lithium-ion battery which helps riders travel longer on the road. However, the batteries take 6 hours to charge. 

 

Warranty / Post-Purchase Support

The Mearth S Pro provides a 2-year warranty for the frame and a 1-year warranty for the battery and motor. Meanwhile, the Ninebot Max provides a 12-month warranty.

 

Pros & Cons

Mearth S Pro
Pros Cons
  • Very light, compact, and portable
  • Upgradable and switchable battery
  • 3 to 4 hours of charging time
  • Dust and water-resistant
  • Solid built and comfortable design suitable for any surface
  • Shorter range for one charge of battery compared to the Ninebot Max
  • Hill climb of up to 15 degrees only
  • No Bluetooth feature

 

Ninebot KickScooter Max
Pros Cons
  • Sturdy and thick built that’s meant to last
  • Self-healing tire
  • 65 km range for one charge of battery
  • Smooth and comfortable ride
  • Offers a more powerful battery
  • Low ground clearance
  • 6 hours of charging time
  • Larger and bulkier compared to the Mearth S Pro making it less portable

 

Conclusions

Both electric scooters offer riders a powerful, portable, and long-lasting ride that can travel long ranges and at any terrain. 

When it comes to portability, the Mearth S Pro is a cut above the Ninebot KickScooter Max. The electric scooter would be perfect for riders who are always on the go and who don’t have much space for a scooter.

Meanwhile, the Segway Ninebot KickScooter Max offers greater range in a single charge and hill-climbing ability. The Ninebot Max suits riders who don’t mind the weight and size and need a longer range when travelling.

Overall, both electric scooters are on par with each other as both are powerful everyday scooters. When buying an electric scooter, the right scooter fits best with your lifestyle.

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