Are you looking for a portable scooter -electric bike? Say hello to Archos Citee Connect! Dubbed “the first Google Android scooter” it’s a folding motorized scooter with around 16 miles of range on a single charge.
Archos which is a French company has made an advancement in the technology aspect by launching an electric scooter which is powered by Google-Android System.
he newly announced Archos electric scooter arrives with some cool specifications, there is the multimedia dashboard, large high definition screen, with a touch panel, embedding all the functions of a smartphone.
It is also powered by a quad-core processor, 1 GB of RAM and 8 GB of flash memory and Google Android 8 (“Oreo”), this Citee Connect’s screen which is a 5-inch display is protected against shocks and bad weather.
It not only shows speed but also distance traveled and remaining battery level. It is connected in 3G, allowing the driver to access numerous applications and services during journeys.
Like other Archos scooters, there’s the option to download a companion app, which can remotely control a reel lock that’s integrated into the chassis.
The electric scooter is made of aluminum, has large puncture-proof 8.5-inch wheels, a 250W motor, and a 36W battery. It all clocks in at around 26 pounds and can support up to 220 pounds.
Archos says the scooter can reach a speed of between 22–25 km/h and has a range of “over 25 kilometers in urban areas.” The variable range is due to its energy-recovery system: braking automatically recharges the battery, extending its life by up to 15 percent.
A full charge is expected to take 2-3 hours, while top speed is just short of 16 mph. Two speeds will be offered, and disc brakes to bring you to a halt. The whole thing weighs under 29 pounds, and the handlebars fold flat for easier carrying.
For the price and availability, Archos says the Citee Connect will be on sale this summer for 499.99 euros (about $617). Are you ready to use the Archos Android-powered scooter?