The other day, Xiaomi introduced its new Xiaomi Mi Qicycle 2019 Electric Power Bike. This is an improved version of Xiaomi Mi Qicycle, which was introduced in 2016. The 2019 electric bike has received some design changes as well as technical improvements.
Xiaomi Mi Qicycle 2019 has a folding design, compact size and light weight, 20-inch wheels, maximum speed of 25 km per hour, and mileage up to 40 km on a single charge.
The new electric bike is also equipped with LCD-display on steering wheel, three riding modes and price only $424.
We want to remind you that the first version of Xiaomi Mi Qicycle costs $1000 now.
Let’s talk about features of the new Xiaomi Mi Qicycle Electric Power Bike 2019, and find out why it is more than twice as cheap as the previous version.
Xiaomi Mi Qicycle 2019: Design
Actually, Xiaomi Mi Qicycle 2019 doesn’t look like an electric bicycle. The battery is in the frame, while the motor is hidden under the seat.
As you can see, all details that distinguish Xiaomi Mi Qicycle 2019 Electric Power Bike from a regular bike are carefully hidden.
The manufacturer says that the new Xiaomi Mi Qicycle 2019 is designed to ride around the city for short distances. The bike is suitable for riding to work, shop and any other place.
As you know, riding on public transport in a big city can be a very unpleasant experience.
To make Xiaomi Mi Qicycle 2019 Electric Power Bike convenient for everyday city ride, its body has been made more compact and lightweight. The size of the bike is 153 x 20.5 x 104 cm and weighs 18 kg.
In addition, the bike is folding, so you can carry it in the trunk of your car or in an elevator.
Yes, 18 kg is not very small, but even a regular bicycle without a battery and motor weighs at least 15 kg.
There is an LCD display on the steering wheel. It shows the speed, distance, mode, time and battery charge level.
The brightness of the screen changes automatically depending on the outdoor lighting.
There are four control buttons on the left side of the steering wheel: power on/of, beep and up/down switches. The switches allow you to change the riding mode and transmission.
There are also front and rear brake levers on the steering wheel.
Above the front wheel there is a large LED torch for safe riding at night.
You will find a red light under the seat on the back, which will make you more visible to other road users.
By the way, the seat is adjustable, which is very important.
Xiaomi Mi Qicycle 2019 Electric Power Bike is made of aluminum alloy. The electric bike comes in matte black color. The wheels diameter is 20 inches.
Xiaomi Mi Qicycle 2019: Specifications
The new Xiaomi electric bike is equipped with 5.2 Ah battery. The single charge is enough for 40 km in mixed mode.
It takes about 4 hours to fully charge the battery. If you use Xiaomi Mi Qicycle 2019 Electric Power Bike to ride to and from the office or college, you probably won’t need additional charging during the day.
The maximum speed of new Xiaomi electric bike is 25 km/h. The braking distance is about 3 meters.
Xiaomi Mi Qicycle 2019 Electric Power Bike supports 3 riding modes:
- ECO mode: 25% of motor power and 75% of the pedals affect the movement of electric bike.
- Balanced mode: 50% of the energy is provided by motor and 50% by the pedals.
- Pulse mode: 75% of the force is applied by motor and only 25% by pedals. You can also use 3 gears in pulse mode. Use the buttons on the right side of the steering wheel to change them.
Like the first version, Xiaomi Mi Qicycle 2019 Electric Power Bike can be synchronized with smartphone via Xiaomi Mi Home app. The electric bike is equipped with Bluetooth.
In the application, you can see the speed, distance, ride time, battery level and other options. All data is also available on LCD display on the steering wheel.
By the way, Xiaomi Mi Qicycle 2019 Electric Power Bike has a new and interesting feature. If the speed of an electric bike exceeds 15 km/h, it makes a sound that cannot be switched off. This is done for pedestrians’ safety, so they can hear the approach of vehicles at high speed.
Xiaomi Mi Qicycle 2019 Electric Power Bike: Price and buy
The new Xiaomi Mi Qicycle 2019 Electric Power Bike costs only $424. It’s an amazingly low price for an electric bike with these features.
The price is likely to rise soon, because the first version of Xiaomi Mi Qicycle with similar specs costs $1000.
The new electric bike has a folding aluminum alloy design, compact size, light weight, maximum speed of 25 km per hour and up to 40 km of mileage on one charge. It is a great bike for daily rides around the city.
If you’re tired of standing in traffic jams or riding on public transport, Xiaomi Mi Qicycle 2019 Electric Power Bike can be the perfect alternative for you.