Some people refer to them as self-balancing scooters while others just call them Hoverboards. When they first emerged out, they were toys for rich kids and were only seen in movies and on the internet. This brought about the hype, but due to the high price, most people couldn’t afford them. Hoverboard prices only targeted the rich and the affluent in the society. The resellers made it possible for the price to come down due to competition and with the high supply, the quality was compromised and some began exploding. This brought the hoverboard prices further down to make them affordable to all.
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It is a new model which is loaded with so many features which makes it a bit safe and much fun. It is a UL2272 certified which means it has complied with all the safety regulations for the battery pack and the board. Though the hoverboard price for this brand is high, but it is worth every dollar because it comes loaded with so many features. The wheels are 8 inches wide instead of the standard 6.5 inch. This makes the hoverboard to be a bit raised with the distance between in it and the ground larger. This will make you cross difficult terrains or small obstacles with ease. It costs between $699.99 and $999.99.
It is an expensive toy which makes it be affordable to only a few people. It is one of the best-built hoverboards in the market with a great self-balancing. It has a small hole in the middle, which makes it easier to control and steer. It comes with a maximum speed of 10mph with each wheel powered by an individual motor that runs independently from the other which make it easy to steer without having to change the angle of the wheel. The steering is done by use of the pole installed in the middle instead of the foot pads like in other hoverboards. It costs between $699.00 and $799.00.
It has redesigned wheels which have prominent metal guards. It has plastic covers which go on top with an extension to protect the wheels from lateral collisions. It has LED headlights on the front which are wider, thus improving visibility. It has a built-in Bluetooth speaker. Each of its wheels is paired with an independent electric motor. In order to create motion forward and backward, there is a foot pad which works together with the motor. It has a maximum speed of 8mph and the battery lasts up to 12 miles, meaning, you will have 3 hours of usage before the battery goes off. It costs $449.00.
It is a UL2272 certified which means, it is safe for use. It has LED headlights which help in terms of visibility and make it much safer to ride even at night. The wheels are sturdy, made from solid rubber materials which do not wear off that easily.