Hero Electric Photon vs SES Electric Bold

Base scooter

Hero Electric Photon

Base

₹ 86,391

vs
60V - 30AH scooter

SES Bold

60V - 30AH

₹ 87,000

vs
STD scooter

Honda Activa 6G

STD

₹ 74,536

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Specifications Overview

Variant Name Base 60V - 30AH STD
On Road Price ₹ 97,017 ₹ 90,741 ₹ 83,704
Fuel Type -Electric Petrol
Mileage(ARAI) --45 kmpl
User Rating 3.2 - 4.0
Transmission Type Automatic Automatic Automatic
Fuel Tank Capacity --5.3 Litres
Engine Displacement --109.51 cc

Body & Suspension

Colours
Photon colours

Bold colours

Activa 6G colours
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Body Type Electric BikesElectric ScooterScooter
Suspension - Front TelescopicTelescopicTelescopic
Suspension - Rear -Coil type3-Step Adjustable & Spring Loaded Hydraulic
Frame Type --Under Bone

Engine & Transmission

Engine Type Hub Motor-Fan Cooled & 4 Stroke & SI Engine
Max Power 1000-1400 W250 W7.79 PS @ 8000 rpm
Max Torque --8.79 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 -ElectricPGM-FI
Configuration --Single Cylinder
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Comfort & Convenience

Console Type DigitalYesAnalogue
Distance to Empty Indicator --Yes
Engine Kill Switch --yes
Odometer --Analogue
Speedometer digital-Analogue
Seat Style --Single Seat
Shutter Lock --Yes
Tachometer --Yes
Start Type Self Start OnlySelf Start OnlyKick & Self Start
Fuel level guage --Yes
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Safety

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

Mileage (Claimed) --45 kmpl
Max Speed 42 Kmph25km/hr Kmph85 Kmph
Range/Charge 60 km/Charge100  km/Charge-

Dimensions & Capacity

Length 1970 mm1700 mm1833 mm
Width 745 mm650 mm697 mm
Height 1145 mm1100 mm1156 mm
Unladden/Kerb Weight 116 Kg-107 Kg
Wheelbase --1260 mm
Seat Height --692 mm
Ground Clearance 130 mm-171 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity --5.3 Litres
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Wheels, Tyre & Brakes

Front Disc/Drum Size 254 mm-130 mm
Rear Disc/Drum Size 254 mm-130 mm
Front Type DrumDiscDrum
Rear Type DrumDrumDrum
Front Tyre Size 3.00-103.00-1090/90-12
Rear Tyre Size 3.00-103.00-1090/100-10
Tyre Size Spare --No
Tubeless Tyres -Yes-
Wheel Type TubelessAlloySheet Metal Wheels
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Electricals

Battery Capacity 1.44 kwh1.8 kwh0.036 kwh
Battery Type Lithium-ionLithium IonMaintenance Free
Motor Power 250 W250 W-

Entertainment & Communication

MID (Multi Info Display) -YesNo

Charging

Charging Socket Yes-No
Charging Time 8-10 hours4-5 Hrs-

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
  • 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
  • No front disc
  • No USB charging port
  • Weak performance

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Hero Electric Photon and SES Electric Bold and Honda Activa 6G Owner Reviews

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  • Bold Review
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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)
    8 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 SES Electric Bold

Confused between Photon & Bold? Wondering whether you should spend that hard earned money on Hero Electric Photon or SES Electric Bold? 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, SES Electric Bold will cost you Rs 6.28 K less than Photon. 60V - 30AH variant of SES Electric Bold comes with a price tag of Rs 90.74 K. 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 SES Electric Bold 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 SES Electric Bold?

    The on-road price of SES Electric Bold is Rs. 90.74 K in New Delhi