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Ather 450X vs Hero Electric Photon

Ather 450X Price starts at Rs. 1.18 Lakh which is Rs. 38,205 costlier than base model of Hero Electric Photon priced at Rs. 80,790. The claimed mileage . In technical specifications, Ather 450X is powered by engine , while Hero Electric Photon is powered by engine. Ather 450X is available in 3 different colours while Hero Electric Photon comes with 3 colours. The Comparison Ather 450X vs Hero Electric Photon can be described on the basis of price and specifications.

Ather 450X vs Hero Electric Photon Summary

Basic Info 450X Ather 450 PlusPhoton HX
Brand Name Ather Energy Hero Electric
Ex-Showroom Price Rs. 1.18 Lakh View On Road Price Rs. 80,790 View On Road Price
Rating
3.9
(96 Ratings)
3.2
(37 Ratings)
Fuel Type Electric Electric
Colors
450X Colors
Photon Colors
Brakes Front Disc Drum
Brakes Rear Disc Drum
Braking Type Combine Braking System Combi Brake System
Wheel Size Front :-406.4 mm,Rear :-406.4 mm Front :-254 mm,Rear :-254 mm
Wheels Type (Pressed Steel/ Alloy) Alloy Alloy
Range 100 km/charge 108 km/charge
Charging Time 5.45 Hours 5 hours
Starting Self Start Only Push Button Start
Speedometer Digital Digital
Insurance Rs. To Be Announced 450X Insurance Rs. To Be Announced Photon Insurance

Torque (motor)
22 Nm
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Motor IP Rating
IP 65
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Drive Type
Hub Motor
Hub Motor
Fuel Type
Electric
Electric

Brakes Front
Disc
Drum
Brakes Rear
Disc
Drum
Braking Type
Combine Braking System
Combi Brake System

Top Speed
80 kmph
45 kmph

Tyre Size
Front :-90/90-12, Rear :-90/90-12
...
Wheel Size
Front :-406.4 mm,Rear :-406.4 mm
Front :-254 mm,Rear :-254 mm
Tyre Type
Tubeless
Tube
Wheels Type (Pressed Steel/ Alloy)
Alloy
Alloy

Seat height
780 mm
...
Length*Width*Height
1812*739*1103 mm3
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Wheelbase
1287 mm
...
Length
1812 mm
...
Ground Clearance
150 mm
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Width
739 mm
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Kerb Weight
108 Kg
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Tail Light
LED
Bulb
Front Brake Diameter
200 mm
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Rear Brake Diameter
190 mm
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Battery Type
Lithium-ion
Li-ion
Motor Type
PMSM
BLDC
Motor Power
5400 W, Nominal Power - 3300 W
1200 - 1800 W
Additional Features
Riding Modes - SmartEco, Warp, Sport, Ride, Eco, 4G LTE, On board Navigation, Auto Indicator Off, Guide me Home lights, Adaptive Screen Brightness & Themes, Ride Stats, Live Location, Vehicle State Tracking
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Claimed range
100 km/charge
108 km/charge
OTA
...
Range
100 km/charge
108 km/charge
Fast Charging
...
Fast Charging Time
1km / min
...
Range (Eco Mode)
70 km/charge
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Battery Capacity
2.9 kwh/Usable - 2.23 kWh
72 V/26 Ah
Charging Time
5.45 Hours
5 hours
Charging Time(0-80%)
3 hr 35 min
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LED tail lights
...
Charging Time(0-100%)
5 hr 45 min
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Turn Signal Lamp
LED
Bulb

Body Type
Electric Bikes
Electric Bikes
Internet Connectivity
...
Starting
Self Start Only
Push Button Start
Seat Type
Single
Single
Operating System
Android Open, OS
...
Pass Switch
Processor
1.3 GHz Snapdragon
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Display
7-inch TFT
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Speedometer
Digital
Digital
Mobile Application
...
Charging Point
Gradeability
18º
...
Clock
Low Battery Indicator
Passenger Footrest
Underseat storage
22 L
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Anti Theft Alarm
...
Odometer
Digital
...
Navigation
...
EBS
...
DRLs
...

Standard Warranty (Years)
3
3

Pros and Cons

  • Positives
  • Negatives

Ather 450X

  • Warp mode works like nothing we've experienced before
  • Quick to turn in
  • Offers enough range for regular commutes.

Hero Electric Photon

  • Good e-bike with practical usable power

Ather 450X

  • Limited reach
  • Rear disc brake tends to lock-up under hard braking
  • Quality of the switchgear could've been a little more premium.

Hero Electric Photon

  • Price
  • range

Is Hero Electric Photon Better Than Ather 450X?

53% users have chosen Hero Electric Photon over Ather 450X in a survey being conducted on zigwheels.com.
Apart from this survey a total of 190 users have also rated Hero Electric Photon and Ather 450X on some really important factors like Mileage , performance, comfort, safety etc. and have given their personal opinions about these bikes.
Ather 450X has out rated Hero Electric Photon on all the rating factors.

Before making your decision you should also consider the unbiased and thorough analysis of these bikes on every aspect by our auto experts who have summarised the analysis in pros, cons and final conclusion..

Ratings Factor 450X Photon
Mileage 3.4 3.7
Performance 2.9 4.0
Comfort 3.2 3.9
Maintenance 3.3 3.7
Features 3.2 4.1
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450X and Photon Competitors

Recently Asked User Questions

Q. What is the difference between Athers 450 plus and Athers 450X?
  • Ather offers its electric scooter in two trims: 450X and 450 Plus. The 450 Plus, while new, arrives in the same tune as the old 450. Peak power is restricted to 5.4kW, while the claimed true range is 70km. It does 0-40kmph in 3.9 seconds. Torque is bumped up to 22Nm on the Plus. The 450X is for the more performance-oriented buyer. You get extra power, more torque and the Warp riding mode, which spools up the electric motor enough to scare you silly. Moreover, we would suggest you to take a test ride for a better understanding of comfort and compatibility. You may click on the link and select your desired city for dealership details.
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Q. What difference between photon hx and photon lp
  • Hero Electric Photon is available in a single variant: Photon HX. The electric scooter is powered by a 72V / 26Ah battery that offers a claimed range of 108 km in a single charge. The top speed of Photon HX is capped at 45 kmph. Hero Electric Photon is priced at Rs. 71,440 (ex-showroom). For more details, you may get in touch with the nearest authorized dealer in your city. Follow the link and select your city accordingly for dealership details.
Q. Difference bw Photon LI and LP ?
  • There is not much difference. Powering the Hero Electric Photon is a BLDC hub motor. On the 72 Li version, you get a 1kW motor with a peak power of 1.5kW. The LP trim gets a larger 1.2kW motor that has a peak power of 1.8kW. Both variants offer the same top speed of 45kmph. Both models get different battery sizes. The more affordable one gets two 28Ah battery packs. This gives the scooter a maximum range of 110km in economy mode and 80km in power mode. The other variant gets just a single 26Ah battery pack, giving the scooter a range of 80km. Underpinnings on both versions of the Photon remain the same. The Photon electric scooter runs on 10-inch alloy rims. It is the only scooter in Hero Electric’s current lineup that gets a front disc brake as standard. Suspension duties are handled by a telescopic fork and twin shocks. Moreover, we would suggest you to take a test ride before making the final decision. Follow the link and select your desired city for dealership details.
More Questions

450X Vs Photon Comparison FAQs

Which bike is best between 450X vs Photon?

Ather 450X has out rated Hero Electric Photon on all the rating factors.

Which bike is cheaper 450X vs Photon?

The Hero Electric Photon is cheaper than Ather 450X by Rs. 38,205.

Which bike offers better performance 450X vs Photon?

As per the users experiences the Ather 450X has better performance.

User Reviews of Comparison

  • Ather 450X
  • Hero Electric Photon
  • One of the best two-wheelers in the market right now.With reduced duties, This vehicle is a steal.It has front and rear disc brakes, Water proof touch display with google maps navigation etc.Excellent power and acceptable range.

    Ajeesh Kumar few weeks ago
  • Premium electric bike.Best in segment.World class technology.Once taken a test ride fallen in love with this bike.Sporty looks.Ather will be best electric bike brand in world.

    Shiva Prasad few weeks ago
  • One of the best ev scooters in India is Ather 450 plus. The battery is good, and sport mode pickup is good.👍

    Sujoy Das few weeks ago
  • super duper performance ok thanks

    Sidhick Sarika few weeks ago
  • Exceptional vehicle.Absolutely no complaints whatsoever!! brilliant acceleration and handling.Only worry is the software and app which is buggy.But the quality of the vehicle and the joy of riding make up for it!! charging is hassle free.Range has always worked out more than what is advertised.

    Swapnil Bhende few weeks ago
450X User Reviews
  • Performance good allover good tyre so small light system good break system loose seat comfortable suspension comfortable charging system good

    Vikas Singh few weeks ago
  • Hero electronic scooter acha hai Superb

    PRADEEP KUMAR few weeks ago
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    few weeks ago
  • Performance is good but comfort not.There should support for back seat.It's height not suitable for all.Side stand doesn't go up automatically.Hits in humps and speed break.

    Bala Nagalakshmi few weeks ago
  • After changing new batteries was bad experience

    Pratima Tare few weeks ago
Photon User Reviews

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