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Xiaomi launches the Ninebot mini, a $315 self-balancing electric scooter

Xiaomi, the popular Chinese company just released an affordable self-balancing electric scooter for $315.

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Oh hey, look, it’s another one of those self-balancing electric scooters being launched. However, this isn’t some fly by night company looking to cash in on a quick success, this new scooter is from the popular Chinese company Xiaomi.

Meet the Ninebot mini, it’s a $315 self-balancing scooter that can whip up to speeds of 10 mph, climb 15 degree hills, and run 13 miles all on a single charge. The scooter weighs in at 28 pounds and “fits easily in the trunk of your car,” according to Xiaomi. There’s even a smartphone app that lets you monitor your speed, update firmware, and track traffic data.

The self-balancing scooter will be made available starting November 3rd in China. It’s unclear at this point when the device will ship over to the states. To learn more, click here.

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