Hero Electric Photon

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Key specs
  • Riding Range85 Km
  • Top Speed45 Kmph
  • Battery charging time4-5 Hrs
  • Rated Power1200 W

Avg. Ex-showroom price

85,541
EMI   2,908/month EMI Calculated basis
Down Payment - ₹ 17,108
Interest - 11 %
Tenure - 30 Months
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Hero Electric Photon Summary

Photon key highlights
Range 85 Km
Top Speed 45 Kmph
Charging Time 4-5 Hrs
Motor Power (Rated) 1200 W

About Photon

Hero Electric Photon is a scooter available in 2 variants in india. Its lowest version starts from a price of ₹85,541 (ex-showroom) and the top version from a price of ₹88,643 (ex-showroom). Hero Electric Photon generates 1200 W power from its motor. Photon takes 4-5 hrs to get fully charged and can go upto 85 km in one full charge. Hero Electric Photon has front disc and rear drum brakes. This 87 kg scooter is available in 2 colours.

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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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. 

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Photon Specifications & Features

Specifications

  • Power & PerformancePower & Performance

    Fuel Type Electric

    Max Power 1,800 W

    Rated Power 1200 W

    Maximum Torque --

    Transmission Automatic

    Riding Range Maximum distance a petrol bike can travel on a full fuel tank & an electric bike can travel on a full charge 85 Km

    Top Speed 45 Kmph

    Battery charging time 4-5 Hrs

    Fast charging time --

    Carrying capacity --

    Battery capacity 1.344 kWh

    Battery type Lithium-ion

    Motor type BLDC Hub Motor

    Charger output --

  • Brakes, Wheels & SuspensionBrakes, Wheels & Suspension

    Front Brake Type Disc

    Front Brake Size --

    Rear Brake Type Drum

    Rear Brake Size --

    Calliper Type --

    Front Wheel Size 10 inch

    Rear Wheel Size Rear Wheel Size 10 inch

    Front Tyre Size 10 x 3 Inch

    Rear Tyre Size 10 x 3 Inch

    Tyre Type Tubed

    Radial Tyres No

    Wheel Type Alloy

    Front Suspension Telescopic Suspension

    Rear Suspension Telescopic Suspension

  • Dimensions & ChassisDimensions & Chassis

    Kerb Weight 87 kg

    Overall Length --

    Overall Width --

    Overall Height --

    Wheelbase --

    Ground Clearance 130 mm

    Seat Height --

    Chassis Type Reinforced High Strength Steel Chassis

  • Manufacturer WarrantyManufacturer Warranty

    Battery warranty 3 Year

    Motor warranty --

Features

Odometer Analogue

Regenerative breaking Yes

Reverse mode --

Touch screen display No

Stand Alarm--

Stepped SeatNo

No. of Tripmeters--

Tripmeter TypeNo

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 breaking 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

Low Battery IndicatorYes

Pillion BackrestNo

Pillion GrabrailYes

Pillion SeatYes

Pillion FootrestYes

Start TypeElectric Start

Shift LightNo

KillswitchNo

ClockNo

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 Price

VariantPriceSpecs
Photon 72V 85,541 Avg. Ex-showroom price
Photon 48V 88,643 Avg. Ex-showroom price

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Hero Electric Photon User Reviews

4.2 (48 ratings) 20 reviews
  • 4

    Visual Appeal

  • 3

    Reliability

  • 4

    Comfort

  • 4

    Service Experience

  • 4

    Value for Money

  •  4Still needed some changes in this model 5 months ago by Shashikant R Choudhari, Kalyan

    Every one attract towards bike looking at green number plate i.E. Eco-friendly model no fuel no voice but still needed some changes in this model, to change over button in front panel of the bike needed; both batteries is to be separated fiber to avoid collision. Head l

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    • Used it for

      Daily Commute

    • Owned for

      < 3 months

    • Ridden for

      < 5000 kms

    • Got mileage of

      120 kmpl

  •  5Review after using 4000 km in 2 months 7 months ago by Sumit Kumar, Jamui

    When i go for inquiry in hero electric ,i liked this scooter in first look. Sales person was also good but not have too much knowledge,even he was little bit confused for some technical parts. Amazing classic look noise free very good .Speed is also good for city commut

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    • Used it for

      Daily Commute

    • Owned for

      3-6 months

    • Ridden for

      < 5000 kms

    • Got mileage of

      50 kmpl

  •  5Super hero electric scooter 9 months ago by Sachidananda, Chennai

    Great look, economic price, i ride my friend hero electric,i too want to buy.Once i ride this i wish to own it, as i am a teacher it is very useful to go to school , to go to market with double seat also. Really appreciate it as it is useful to our environment friendly,

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    • Used it for

      Daily Commute

    • Owned for

      Never owned

    • Got mileage of

      50 kmpl

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