Alfawise M1 vs Xiaomi Mi Folding Electric Scooter – which is better?

Scooters have revolutionized short distance trips, they are swift and quick compared to bicycles and were invented through the modification of motorcycles. They have greatly evolved.

Nowadays, it is common to spot self-balancing scooters or razor electric scooters. Children have not been left behind. There are various scooter designs for kids. Most of which are characterized by three wheels, as opposed to two-wheeled scooters for adults.

However, they have since been upgraded to electric scooters. They are fast and easy to use. Riding a powered scooter will require you to comply with some road safety rules. This is to safeguard you and other road users. These two are the best electric scooters in the market.

Alfawise M1 Folding Electric Scooter 350w

Price: $325.99
Score: 4 of 5

Alfawise M1 scooters greatly resemble the Xiaomi M365. It is, however, cheaper than the Xiaomi. Alfawise M1 folding electric scooter is designed to support the adult weight of up to 100kgs. Youngers can use this model by simply adjusting. Currently, they are only distributed by Gearbest, a Chinese distributor and can be shipped to various parts of the world.


Key features

  • Double brake system
  • Fitted with front honeycomb tire and rear vacuum tire
  • Display screen that shows the power, speed, control headlights, and gear position 
  • Taillights that flash when riding
  • Fitted with an LG18650 Li-on Battery (its capacity is 280Wh)
  • Have system protection for over current, short circuit, low voltage, abnormal temperatures, low voltage, overcharge and over-discharge
  • Quick folding design
  • A kinetic energy recovery system
  • Aluminum frame
  • 30km Mileage with 25km/h speed



The scooter is designed to accommodate both children and adults, every feature is fitted to ensure the safety of the rider. Its platform is non-slip and grips are soft.

It has a G-sensor that is children friendly, this sensor ensures the device starts to move on its own. A fully charged battery will allow you to navigate a distance of 30km and its large tires ensure it can maneuver past small rocks and cracks. This scooter is extremely easy to assemble.



It takes 6 hours to fully charge the Alfawise M1. It does not have an anti-theft feature - its safety depends on you. The battery is inbuilt and you would need a battery screwdriver to remove it.

Xiaomi Electric Scooter Pro 12.8Ah Battery Max 45KM Mileage

Price: $579.99
Score: 3.5 of 5

This Xiaomi model is designed for adults who are less than 100 kilograms. You can cruise it longer, as its battery capacity can support it for up to 45km. 

This scooter if a bit expensive than other scooters with the same features. However, the quality is worth the price.


Key features

  • 8.5 thick inflatable tires
  • Multi-functional control panel
  • Fitted with Li-on battery. Its capacity is 12.8AH
  • Double brake system
  • Ip54 dust, splash and dirt resistance
  • Aircraft-grade aluminum shell to allow it heavy weights-up to 100kgs
  • Foldable design
  • 3 supported modes: standard, sports and energy-saving
  • Fitted with headlights, taillights and side lamp
  • Maximum speed of 25km/h and a battery mileage of 45km
  • Anti-theft feature and accompanying app



The foldable Xiaomi scooter makes it easy to carry and easy to assemble. Due to its large battery capacity, it carries you for a longer distance of up to 45km.

High-quality materials have been used to make this scooter - this ensures durability. Its rubber coating increases friction between the scooter and the user, hence very safe to ride on. The headlight is bright enough to use at night. The taillight ensures other motorists can spot you in the dark. The display screen gives you real-time updates of speed and charge level. Therefore, you will not run out of charge without your knowledge. Its wide wheels ensure easy and confident riding. It has an antitheft function that ensures its safety in public places.

And more importantly small enough to be carried along in public transport. It is easy to use hence suitable for kids and teenagers.



Large battery capacity means that it takes longer to charge, in this case, 8-9 hours. It, therefore, uses more electricity than other models. This model made up of aluminum, hence a bit heavier than other models and inflatable tires need to be inflated from time to time. 

And more importantly, the Xiaomi Pro is relatively expensive than the Alfawise M1 and other scooters in the market.

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