Hero Electric Photon vs Ola Electric S1 Pro

Base scooter

Hero Electric Photon

Base

₹ 86,391

vs
Base scooter

Ola S1 Pro

Base

₹ 1.30 Lakh

vs
STD scooter

Honda Activa 6G

STD

₹ 74,536

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Specifications Overview

Variant Name Base Base STD
On Road Price ₹ 97,017 ₹ 1.36 Lakh ₹ 83,704
Fuel Type -Electric Petrol
Mileage(ARAI) --45 kmpl
User Rating 3.2 4.1 4.0
Transmission Type Automatic Automatic Automatic
Fuel Tank Capacity --5.3 Litres
Engine Displacement --109.51 cc

Body & Suspension

Colours
Photon colours

S1 Pro colours

Activa 6G colours
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Body Type Electric Bikes-Scooter
Suspension - Front TelescopicSingle ForkTelescopic
Suspension - Rear -Mono Shock3-Step Adjustable & Spring Loaded Hydraulic
Frame Type -TubularUnder Bone

Engine & Transmission

Engine Type Hub Motor-Fan Cooled & 4 Stroke & SI Engine
Max Power 1000-1400 W-7.79 PS @ 8000 rpm
Max Torque -58 Nm8.79 Nm @ 5250 rpm
Engine Capacity --109.51 cc
No. of Cylinders --1
No. of valves per cylinder Electric-2
Bore x Stroke --47 mm x 63.1 mm
Cooling type --Air Cooled
Type AutomaticAutomaticAutomatic
Fuelling --PGM-FI
Configuration --Single Cylinder
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Comfort & Convenience

Console Type DigitalDigitalAnalogue
Distance to Empty Indicator -YesYes
Engine Kill Switch --yes
Odometer --Analogue
Speedometer digitalDigitalAnalogue
Seat Style --Single Seat
Shutter Lock --Yes
Tachometer --Yes
Start Type Self Start OnlyRemort Start/Push Button StartKick & Self Start
Fuel level guage --Yes
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Safety

ABS - Anti-lock braking system --No
Brake Assist --No
Power Modes -YesNo
Slipper Clutch --No
Traction Control System --No
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Performance & Drivetrain

Mileage (Claimed) --45 kmpl
Max Speed 42 Kmph116 Kmph85 Kmph
Range/Charge 60 km/Charge181 km/Charge-

Dimensions & Capacity

Length 1970 mm1859 mm1833 mm
Width 745 mm712 mm697 mm
Height 1145 mm1160 mm1156 mm
Unladden/Kerb Weight 116 Kg125 Kg107 Kg
Wheelbase -1359 mm1260 mm
Seat Height -792 mm692 mm
Ground Clearance 130 mm165 mm171 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity --5.3 Litres
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Wheels, Tyre & Brakes

Front Disc/Drum Size 254 mm200 mm130 mm
Rear Disc/Drum Size 254 mm180 mm130 mm
Front Type DrumHydraulic DiscDrum
Rear Type DrumHydraulic DiscDrum
Front Tyre Size 3.00-10110/70 R1290/90-12
Rear Tyre Size 3.00-10110/70 R1290/100-10
Tyre Size Spare --No
Tubeless Tyres -Yes-
Wheel Type TubelessAluminium AlloySheet Metal Wheels
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Electricals

Battery Capacity 1.44 kwh4 kwh0.036 kwh
Battery Type Lithium-ion-Maintenance Free
Motor Power 250 W8500 W-

Entertainment & Communication

MID (Multi Info Display) --No

Charging

Charging Socket YesYesNo
Charging Time 8-10 hours6 Hr 30 min-
Fast Charging -Yes, 75 Km in 18 Min-

Pros & Cons

Pros
  • 1500W (output) BLDC motor
  • 18 Ltr storage
  • Decent build quality & fit and finish
  • Disc Brakes
  • Hero's widespread service network is a peace of mind in itself
  • Nimble in size, easy to maneuver in traffic
  • The portable battery pack is a boon for riders
  • Excellent performance from the motor
  • 150km+ range easily possible if ridden gently
  • Loaded with feature and connected apps
  • Fuel tank filling from outside
  • Full metal body
  • Silent Start
Cons
  • Feels dated already
  • hardware should be improved
  • Long term reliability is questionable
  • Low ground clearance
  • Plain jane design
  • Some software glitches still remain
  • No physical showrooms or workshops on offer
  • No front disc
  • No USB charging port
  • Weak performance

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Hero Electric Photon and Ola Electric S1 Pro and Honda Activa 6G Owner Reviews

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  • VA
    Vinay Agarwal   (Verified)
    3 Months ago
    Review for Hero Electric Photon
    1.8
    Parts is very poor quality specially Break Wire and Lock is very very poor quality and very costly
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  • NS
    Nilesh Sodnar   (Verified)
    5 Months ago
    Review for Hero Electric Photon
    1
    Ya photon elictric bike bhout kharab hai koi ise na kharide mere pass hai
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  • JR
    Julian Roy   (Verified)
    7 Months ago
    Review for Hero Electric Photon

    3.8
    At this pricing point, it's a fantastic scooter. It is highly beneficial to our environment, and the price of gasoline is rising every month.
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  • TH
    Tapan Hazra   (Verified)
    8 Months ago
    Review for Hero Electric Photon

    3.8
    Best option in this price segment, Environment friendly as it saves fuel. Even the looks, style and engine is quite powerful.
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  • DR
    Dr Roy   (Verified)
    8 Months ago
    Review for Hero Electric Photon

    4.2
    Great looks, available at economical price. Also environment friendly but the battery back up sucks and replacement also takes of lot time, as service is all poor.
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Comparisons for Hero Electric Photon vs Ola Electric S1 Pro

Confused between Photon & S1 Pro? Wondering whether you should spend that hard earned money on Hero Electric Photon or Ola Electric S1 Pro? Don't Worry! We are here to help you choose between these two models. Talking about Base variant of Hero Electric Photon, it has been priced at Rs 97.02 K. On the other hand, Ola Electric S1 Pro will cost you Rs 38.57 K more than Photon. Base variant of Ola Electric S1 Pro comes with a price tag of Rs 1.36 Lakh. Check the detailed comparison of both the models below on the basis of safety features, comfort, power, transmission, suspension and more.

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Hero Electric Photon vs Ola Electric S1 Pro vs Honda Activa 6G FAQs

  • What is the on-road price of Hero Electric Photon?

    The on-road price of Hero Electric Photon is Rs. 97.02 K in New Delhi

  • What is the on-road price of Ola Electric S1 Pro?

    The on-road price of Ola Electric S1 Pro is Rs. 1.36 Lakh in New Delhi