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Hero Electric Photon

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Key specs
  • Riding Range80 Km
  • Top Speed45 Kmph
  • Battery charging time4-5 Hrs
  • Rated Power1200 W

Avg. Ex-showroom price

EMI   2,898/month EMI Calculated basis
Based on avg. ex-showroom price
Down Payment - ₹ 17,044
Interest - 11 %
Tenure - 30 Months
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Hero Electric Photon Summary

Photon key highlights

Range 80 Km
Top Speed 45 Kmph
Charging Time 4-5 Hrs
Motor Power (Rated) 1200 W

About Photon

Hero Electric Photon is a scooter available at a starting price of Rs. 80,579 in India. It is available in 2 variants and 2 colours with top variant price starting from Rs. 85,221. Hero Electric Photon generates 1200 W power from its motor. With front disc and rear drum brakes, Hero Electric Photon comes up with combined braking system of both wheels.

Hero Electric is one of the leading electric two wheeler makers in the country. The brand offers a wide range of models that are manufactured in Ludhiana, Punjab. Amongst its newer range of model is the new electric scooter called Photon.

The new Photon is a high speed electric scooter which features two drive modes: Power and Economy. The former mode allows the scooter to attain a top speed of 45kmph which is fairly decent considering the competition.

As for economy, Hero says the new Photon can cover up to 50 km on full charge when using Power model. However, the more efficient Economy mode claims an even higher range of 80 km on full charge. Standard features on the Photon include a polycarbonate head lamp for clear night vision, front telescopic suspension, a front disc brake and an anti-theft alarm.

Unlike a few other models in its class, the new Photon requires its rider to have a license and complete registration for the two wheeler. The Photon is now available on sale in tree colours – black, burgundy, white.
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Why Electric ?

  • Runnig CostYou do not have to pay anything for petrol
  • StylingThey look coolm trendy and are a bit quirky too.
  • PerformanceThey have instant Torque Delivery, helps in saving time in moving traffic
  • MaintenanceThey do not have a lot of moving parts, no engine oil no filters

Hero Electric Photon Expert Opinion

  • Good Things

    • Decent charging time of 4.5 hours
    • 80kms range is pretty good
    • Kerb weight of 87 kgs
  • Could be Better

    • Top speed of 45kmph
    • Overall quality isn’t great
    • Limited sales & service reach

BikeWale's Take

The Photo is a perfect e-scooter for someone who want to experience the world of electric vehicles. The pricing is quite decent and the scooter offers features and performance that’s decent for city use. But unfortunately, the brand doesn’t have a showrooms in most of the urban cities. 

Hero Electric Photon Colours

Hero Electric Photon Price

VariantPrice Specs
Photon 48V 80,579 Avg. Ex-showroom price
Photon 72V 85,221 Avg. Ex-showroom price

Photon Specifications & Features


  • Power & PerformancePower & Performance

    Fuel Type Electric

    Max Power 1,500 W

    Rated Power 1000 W

    Battery charging time 4-5 Hrs

    Fast charging time --

    Carrying capacity --

    Max Torque --

    Transmission Automatic

    Riding Range Maximum distance a petrol bike can travel on a full fuel tank and an electric bike can travel on a full charge 80-110 Km

    Top Speed 45 Kmph

    Battery capacity 1.344 kWh

    Battery type Lithium-ion

    Motor type BLDC Hub Motor

    Charger output --

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  • Brakes, Wheels & SuspensionBrakes, Wheels & Suspension

    Front Brake Type Disc

    Front Brake Size --

    Rear Brake Type Drum

    Front Tyre Size 10 x 3 Inch

    Rear Tyre Size 10 x 3 Inch

    Tyre Type Tubed

    Rear Brake Size --

    Calliper Type --

    Front Wheel Size 10 inch

    Rear Wheel Size 10 inch

    Radial Tyres No

    Wheel Type Alloy

    Front Suspension Telescopic Suspension

    Rear Suspension Telescopic Suspension

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  • Dimensions & ChassisDimensions & Chassis

    Kerb Weight 87 kg

    Overall Length --

    Overall Width --

    Wheelbase --

    Ground Clearance 130 mm

    Seat Height --

    Overall Height --

    Chassis Type Reinforced High Strength Steel Chassis

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  • Manufacturer WarrantyManufacturer Warranty

    Battery warranty 3 Year

    Motor warranty --


Odometer Analogue

Regenerative breaking Yes

Reverse mode --

Stand Alarm--

Stepped SeatNo

No. of Tripmeters--

Touch screen display No

DRLs (Daytime running lights) --

Mobile App Connectivity No

GPS & Navigation No

Central locking system No

Artificial sound No

Parking assist No

Hill Assist No

Anti theft system Yes

Geo fencing No

Start/stop button Yes

Braking System CBS, IBS, SBT, UBS, HBS - Combined braking of both front and rear wheel | ABS - Anti-lock braking system which can be just for front wheel (single channel) or both wheels (dual channel) or can be switched off (switchable) | E-ABS - Electronic assisted braking system | Standard - Cable operated CBS

USB charging port --

Front storage box --

Under seat storage --

Speedometer Digital

Tachometer No

Tripmeter TypeNo

Low Battery IndicatorYes

Pillion BackrestNo

Pillion GrabrailYes

Pillion SeatYes

Pillion FootrestYes

Start TypeElectric Start

Shift LightNo



Headlight TypePolycarbonate Head Lamp

Headlight Bulb Type--

Brake/Tail LightBulb Type

Turn Signal--

Pass LightYes

Additional featuresBag Hook, Round Charging Point, Glove Box, USB Port, Aerodynamic Style, Wide Seat, Remote Lock with Anti Theft Alarm

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Hero Electric Photon User Reviews

4 (65 ratings) 25 reviews
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  •  1Projects as zero maintenance... But will never let you rest 1 month ago by Ashok, Hyderabad

    Problems with hero electric photon bike are:1. 6 lead acid batteries make it heavier2. Bike bumper gets hit hart when crossing speed breakers and uneven roads 3. Lead acid batteries does not last long4. Batteries needs rotation every 3 months..... Hero service center ne

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    • Used it for

      Daily Commute

    • Owned for

      > 1 yr

    • Ridden for

      5000-10000 kms

  •  3Silent helicopter on the road 2 months ago by Huliraja G H, Bangalore

    Brought last week. Dealer is very cordial bike appearance super. Riding super. Mileage as assured. Super sackings value for the money in highways i felt as if going in pushpak. I found following disadvantages. 1. Front luggage box edges very sharp and their finishing fi

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    • Used it for

      Daily Commute

    • Owned for

      < 3 months

    • Ridden for

      < 5000 kms

  •  5Awesome scooty 3 months ago by Ashok Kumar Jangid, Jaipur

    1. Great - owner of hero electric showroom is one of the best person in my life2. Hero electric photon riding is very smooth3. Looks of photon is much better like activa and performance is very high 4. Servicing and maintenance - no cost5. Pros-light weight, quick picku

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    • Used it for

      Daily Commute

    • Owned for

      3-6 months

    • Ridden for

      < 5000 kms

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