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Hero Electric Optima vs Hero Electric Photon

Hero Electric Photon Price starts at Rs. 71,440 which is Rs. 20,000 costlier than base model of Hero Electric Optima priced at Rs. 51,440. The claimed mileage . In technical specifications, Hero Electric Optima is powered by engine , while Hero Electric Photon is powered by engine. Hero Electric Optima is available in 4 different colours while Hero Electric Photon comes with 3 colours. 57% users have chosen Hero Electric Photon over Hero Electric Optima in a survey being conducted on zigwheels.com.

Hero Electric Optima vs Hero Electric Photon Comparison

Key Highlights Optima Photon
Ex-Showroom Price Rs. 51,440 Rs. 71,440
Fuel Type Electric Electric
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Hero Electric Optima vs Hero Electric Photon Summary

Basic Info Optima LX (VRLA)Photon HX
Ex-Showroom Price Rs. 51,440 View On Road Price Rs. 71,440 View On Road Price
Rating
4.3
(15 Ratings)
3.1
(30 Ratings)
Fuel Type Electric Electric
Colors
Optima Colors
Photon Colors
Brakes Front Drum Drum
Brakes Rear Drum Drum
Braking Type Combi Brake System Combi Brake System
Wheel Size Front :-304.8 mm,Rear :-304.8 mm Front :-254 mm,Rear :-254 mm
Wheels Type (Pressed Steel/ Alloy) Alloy Alloy
Range 50 km/charge 108 km/charge
Starting Push Button Start Push Button Start
Speedometer Digital Digital
Insurance Rs. To Be Announced Optima Insurance Rs. To Be Announced Photon Insurance

Drive Type
Hub Motor
Hub Motor
Fuel Type
Electric
Electric

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

Suspension-Front
Telescopic
Telescopic

Wheel Size
Front :-304.8 mm,Rear :-304.8 mm
Front :-254 mm,Rear :-254 mm
Tyre Type
Tube
Tube
Wheels Type (Pressed Steel/ Alloy)
Alloy
Alloy

Tail Light
Bulb
Bulb

Battery Type
Lead Acid
Li-ion
Motor Type
BLDC
BLDC
Motor Power
250 W
1200 W
Range
50 km/charge
108 km/charge
Turn Signal Lamp
Bulb
Bulb

Body Type
Electric Bikes
Electric Bikes
Starting
Push Button Start
Push Button Start
Seat Type
Single
Single
Pass Switch
Speedometer
Digital
Digital
Charging point
Clock
Low Battery Indicator
Passenger Footrest
Console
Digital
Digital
Anti Theft Alarm
DRLs

Standard Warranty (Years)
3
3

Pros and Cons

  • Pros
  • Cons

Hero Electric Optima

  • Practical
  • environment friendly
  • driving license not required
  • lithium-ion batteries

Hero Electric Photon

  • Good e-bike with practical usable power

Hero Electric Optima

  • Range
  • low-speed

Hero Electric Photon

  • Price
  • range
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Recently Asked User Questions

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.
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