When Segway first brought out its range of personal transporters, we thought that they would remain a luxury product. Prices have come down a lot at now the self-balancing boards are a great option for all of those looking for something in between walking and cycling.
The Segway MiniPro 320 and the Segway MiniPro 260 (also known as the S Smart) are self-balancing personal transporters that offer power and stability. They are ideal to use to get around the city or just having some fun. We are going to compare their features to decide which is the better option. We will also include a comparison chart and some pros and cons prior to our final verdict.
We will start with what the Segway MiniPro 320 vs MiniPro 260 have in common.
Let’s put the specifics in a side by side chart.
The Segway MiniPro 320 and the Segway MiniPro 260 have 800W dual motors. This power allows them to maneuver over humps and everyday road objects as well as handle slopes of up to 15º.
Speed and Range
With the Segway MiniPro 320 and the Segway MiniPro 260, you will be able to reach speeds of up to 10 miles per hour, that’s three times faster than walking. The range of the Segway MiniPro 260 is 13.7 miles and the Segway MiniPro 320 is 14 miles, so really, considering this will vary depending on the weight of the rider and the battery, it’s the same.
The Segway MiniPro 320 and the Segway MiniPro 260 are suitable for a maximum of 220 pounds.
With the 10.5-inch pneumatic tires, you can enjoy a smooth ride with the Segway MiniPro 320 and the Segway MiniPro 260.
The Knee Control Bar
The knee control bar is padded for comfort and helps you to control the self-balancing personal transporters. They also make the Segway MiniPro 320 and the Segway MiniPro 260 very easy to learn how to ride. The kneebar can be detached so that it fits in smaller spaces, or you can use it to carry the Segways. The Segway MiniPro 320 has a slight advantage in that the knee control bar is adjustable.
The Segway MiniPro 320 and the Segway MiniPro 260 have automatic headlights so that you can ride day and night. The taillights are customizable through the app.
Ninebot Mobile App
The Segway Ninebot app is connected via Bluetooth. With the app, you can customize your taillights, use remote control operation, access road safety information, control the speed and set an anti-theft alarm. You can also take advantage of the Battery Management System.
Training Mode and Normal Mode
When you first use the Segway MiniPro 320 and the Segway MiniPro 260, there is a training mode, which is an excellent safety feature. During the training mode, the speed limit is reduced until you follow some tutorials on the app. Then you can use the normal mode at full speeds.
These self-balancing personal transporters are made from aircraft-grade magnesium alloy. They are durable and water-resistant.
The Segway MiniPro 320 and the Segway MiniPro 260 are both UL2272 certified. This means they have been tested and comply with fire and electrical safety standards.
You will receive a one-year limited warranty with the Segway MiniPro 320 and the Segway MiniPro 260.
Even with all of these features, there are still more that makes the Segway MiniPro 320 and the Segway MiniPro 260 quite different.
Because of the wheels and the knee control bar, they look very similar. They are also a similar size. They are also both available in black and white versions. The knee bars are retractable so that they are easily portable.
Segway MiniPro 320
This model has reflective lights on the wheels. It measures 21.4 x 10.3 x 34 inches with the knee bar extended. It weighs just 28 pounds.
Segway MiniPro 260
This model also weighs 28 pounds with the overall dimensions at 21.4 x 10.2 x 23.4 inches.
The Winner Is- The Segway MiniPro 320
One of these Segways has the ability to be transformed into a second mode of transport.
Segway MiniPro 320
This model is just the self-balancing personal transporter.
Segway MiniPro 260
As one of the most unique models Segway has ever released, you can convert this model into a GoKart. By attaching the Ninebot S base kit. It has an adjustable frame length and can reach speeds of up to 15 miles per hour.
The Winner Is- The Segway MiniPro 260
Pros and Cons
Prior to our final verdict, we have a few pros and cons of the Segway MiniPro 320 and the Segway MiniPro 260.
Last update on 2020-10-29 / Affiliate links / Images from Amazon Product Advertising API