So now that you have decided that you are ready to buy a self-balancing scooter, how do you choose one from the other available? Before going to specific models and brands, here are 4 aspects that you should know.
The first thing to consider while comparing different hoverboards is the features. Does one go faster than the other? Does one offer a more sophisticated and foolproof navigation system than the others? Does one offer a hood in the front that has better protection in case of an accident? These and other features are some that you should look into. More or less such features are visible when you look at the different scooters, and this is not a hard assessment to make.
The next thing you should think about is your real need for the scooter. Ask yourself what you will really use it for. Learn to differentiate your real needs from your imagined ones. You might think that you will use it to ride to the gym that is six kilometers away, but you know that in reality, you’re never going to get up early in the morning. But you might use it for your weekly grocery shopping. Find out your real motivation and with that in mind, filter through the choices.
Another thing that you should consider is appearance. Maybe one brand only offers the scooter in the basic colors of black and white. While another brand offers blue, red and pink too. Here you need to choose what uniquely matters to you. Does the idea of having a mini number plate make your pre-teen daughter’s day? Whichever looks best to you, narrow that down.
Finally, you must balance all the above criteria with the price. After all, every product should be worth the money you are paying for it. You must balance money and features against one another. If one brand is offering a little something extra, but the price is double the basic, it is not worth it. If another one is asking for two hundred dollars extra but is offering you an essential feature, for example, a special child grip, then that is worth it for you if you have a kid. Therefore, you must evaluate according to your needs and your budget.