Xiaomi, doubling down on its transportation offerings, has launched a new electronic moped in the form of Himo T1 electric bicycle. The Himo T1 follows the launch of the Xiaomi-backed Himo V1 and Himo C20 folding e-bikes. In the past, Xiaomi ventured in the electronic transportation vehicles by launching Mi Bicycle and Mi Electric Scooter. The Himo T1 comes with a simple design with 90mm wide tires. The scooter includes features such as one-button start, multi-function combination switch, and a digital display.
Not unlike the company’s other Himo e-bikes, the Himo T1 is listed on the company’s crowdfunding platform and carries a price tag of CNY 2,999 (roughly ₹30,700). The e-bike will be shipped by Shanghai Ximo Electric Technology, which will also manage the after sales support for the e-bike. It is expected to start shipping in China starting from June 4, 2019. As to the e-bike’s availability in other regions, the company has not revealed any such plans so far.
According to the company listing, the Himo T1 from Xiaomi comes with a 14,000mAh Li-ion battery with a nominal voltage of 48V, providing 14Ah/ 28Ah energy options. With the 14Ah option, the e-bike will be able to travel up to 60km, while the 28Ah option will enable the vehicle to travel up to 120km.
Moreover, the company has also included a front suspension fork, dual coil-over rear suspension, hydraulic disc brake on the front, and drum brake on the rear. Xiaomi promises a dry braking distance of 4.5 meters. Additionally, the headlight of the e-bike comes from the Himo English Logo element and offers up to 18,000cd brightness. As i goes with the mopeds, the Himo T1 also features pedals, nevertheless, they have only been integrated to make the scooter legal as an electric bike.
It weighs 53kg and measures 1515x665x1025mm. It will be released in three colors – Red, Gray, and White.