Ather 450x - smart electric scooter

29 January 2020

There are all kinds of smart devices. Not just miniature ones (like watches or speakers). What do you think of the idea of an electric scooter with smart "stuffing"? Ather Energy, an Indian company, has released one.

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The novelty is called the Ather 450x. The project was not created from scratch. The developers simply improved the Ather 450 model. The latter came out some time ago and the public liked it.

Ather 450x got a powerful onboard computer. Information is displayed on a 7-inch touch screen display. The screen has LED backlighting. It is easy to use in the dark.

What is the system for? First, for navigation. There are built-in Google maps. A 4G LTE modem provides fast access to the network. Complementing the configuration is a Wi-Fi module.

Secondly, it is declared synchronization with your smartphone. This is done via Bluetooth. So you can monitor notifications and calls. You do not have to distract yourself from the ride.

As the OS is used Android. In addition, it is worth mentioning 1 GB RAM and the Snapdragon 212 processor. 8 GB of flash memory is offered for file storage.

How good is the Ather 450x itself? It takes 6.5 seconds to accelerate to 60 km/h. That's an impressive figure. The built-in battery is enough for 85 km of travel.

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One minute of charging adds 1.5 km of range. Sales will start in July this year. Unfortunately, the price can't be called small. They ask for the product $ 1390.