MaxStrata X8 Folding Electric Scooter | 15.5 MPH, 28 Mile Range, Lightweight…

MaxStrata X8 Folding Electric Scooter | 15.5 MPH, 28 Mile Range, Lightweight, Triple Braking System, Electric Scooter for Adults, UL-2272 Certified | MaxStrata

The perfect travel electric scooter to get you even farther! Enjoy traveling even more with the MaxStrata X8 electric scooter.

Travel Farther, Faster

Introducing our scooter with our farthest range yet! The X8 comes equipped with a 350W battery that can travel up to 28 miles on a single charge. Get places faster by traveling over five times the walking speed, going as fast as 15.5 mph. Quickly fold the MaxStrata X8 scooter for travel in three seconds.

Simple Detachable Embedded Battery

The automotive power lithium battery is equipped with an automotive-grade kinetic energy recovery system. This system enables the battery to last longer, so you can go farther.

Have a long ride? No need to recharge your battery. Simply replace your current battery with a new, charged battery and continue riding.

Feel Safe with Six Smart Protection

The lithium-ion battery is ultra-protected with the following:

  • Short circuit protection
  • Double over discharge protection
  • Overcurrent protection
  • Abnormal temperature protection
  • Double over charge protection
  • Undervoltage automatic sleep

Designed with Beauty Endurance in Mind

Not only does the X8 appear sleek and beautiful, it’s performance matches it’s sports-car design. The integrated design of the elbow curved pedal provides ease and comfort to your ride. The simple round buckle design provides you with easy, smooth foldability in under three seconds. UL-2272 certified, the X8 is both beautiful and safe.

Portable Lightweight 3-Second Folding Design

The lightweight design of the X8 allows you to carry your e scooter anywhere, with just one hand. The use of the tough aluminum alloy as the main load-bearing material allows the e-scooter to have low density but with high strength. The aluminum alloy also creates excellent thermal conductivity and corrosion resistance.

The MaxStrata X8 electric scooter can be folded with ease in mere 3 seconds. Carry it on public transportation, store it in your car and any destination you desire effortlessly.

Revolutionary IP54 Waterproof Lithium-Ion Battery

Never worry about riding through the rain with the IP54 Waterproof battery. The first of its’s kind, the X8’s embedded battery allows for optimal performance. Positioned upright on the shaft of the scooter, the battery can handle anything. The 40 lithium battery cells combination will always provide a smooth ride on a rainy day.

HD LED Display

The LED screen provides you with all the necessary information. With a simple glance, always know your speed, battery life, and gear position.

Travel Anywhere on Any Terrain

Take on anything with the X8’s strong shock absorption and 350W high performance brushless motor. The X8 electric scooter creates an easy ride outdoors, over uneven payment, or even speed bumps. Even take your scooter up hills with the 15 degrees climbing angle. The 10 inch anti-skid anti-vibration automotive grade vacuum tires provide additional support. Your adventure awaits.

Triple Brake System

Equipped with a triple brake system, the MaxStrata X8 has high-efficiency braking with a quick response. Feel safe and secure riding with the disc brake system and E-ABS anti-lock system.

  • Equipped with advanced off-road grade 10 tires.
  • 28 miles range.
  • Max speed of 15.5 mph.
  • UL-2272 Certified.
  • 350W high performance brushless motor with shock absorption.
  • 15 degree climbing angle.
  • Removable battery, can be replaced by a new one to prolong riding range.
  • Embedded battery, 40 lithium batteries cells.
  • IP54 battery on the upright shaft. Avoiding obstacles and wet roads.
  • Built tough with aviation aluminum alloy.
  • LED display dynamically shows speed, gear, battery capacity. Easily switch display between kmh/mph and kilometers/miles.
  • IP54 waterproof.
  • Adjustable gears.
  • Front LED headlight enables safer night riding.
  • 3 second fast folding, making traveling easier.
  • Light weight and easy to carry.
  • Triple brake system with a high efficiency brake. Disc brake system and E-ABS anti-lock system.
  • Patent protected.
  • Max Range: 18-28 Miles
  • Max Speed: 15.5 mph
  • Max Load: 220 lbs
  • Wheel: 10 inch air tires
  • Flashlight: LED highlight front light
  • Folding Method: One step folding in 3 seconds
  • Charging Time: 5-6 hrs
  • Charger Parameters: DC42V/2A
  • Motor: 350w
  • Battery Capacity: 36V, 10Ah
  • Brake: Electric Brake, Disc Brake, Manual Brake
  • Pedal Width: 5.9 in
  • Screen Display: HD LED
  • Climbing Angle: 15 degrees
  • Frame Material: Aviation aluminum alloy
  • Color: Black/Silver
  • Open Size: 3.6 x 1.3 x 3.9 ft
  • Folded Size: 3.6 x 1.3 x 1.5 ft
  • Net Weight: 33.0 lbs
  • Gross Weight: 37.5 lbs

At MaxStrata, we strive to provide the best customer service possible to ensure the utmost satisfaction for our customers. We work hard to promote our promise by offering Express Shipping anywhere around the world, a full 30-day money back guarantee, and a one-year limited manufacturer’s warranty for products.

Express Shipping

Through MaxStrata, we strive to make innovative products available to everyone, anywhere, at a low cost. To fulfill our promise, we provide Free Express Shipping and Returns in the contiguous United States and Low-cost Express Air Shipping for our Hawaii, Alaska, and International customers. By instilling the MaxStrata Promise into our shipping practices, we are ensuring that you receive the quickest delivery time at the lowest price possible.

Full Refund

Change your mind about your purchase? No Problem! At MaxStrata, we ensure our customers a 30-day return period for any new and unused product for a full refund.

Product Warranty

By completing your purchase at MaxStrata, you guarantee yourself a one-year limited manufacturer’s warranty on your product that will cover manufacturer defects not caused by the customer.

For customers living in Hawaii, Alaska, and outside of the United States, the customer will be responsible for paying for the shipping costs for returning the item back to MaxStrata within 30 days of delivery.

OEM Lamps are excluded from the one-year limited manufacturer’s warranty. OEM Lamps carry a 90-day warranty from the manufacturer.

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The Slidgo X8 is the perfect starter scooter that’s powerful enough for the price

Tom’s Guide Verdict

The Slidgo X8 is a great ride for anyone who wants an affordable starter electric scooter.


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Max Speed: 19 mph Range: 16-20 miles Max Rider Weight: 250 pounds Motor: 350W (700W peak) Battery: 10.4Ah; 12.8Ah Charging time: 4 hours Wheel size: 10-inch, solid rubber Size (unfolded): 43 x 17 x 47 inches Size (folded): 43 x 17 x 18 inches Weight: 30 pounds

Like toilet paper, dumbbells and desk chairs, electric scooters became a hot commodity during the pandemic. Personally, I craved one to get around to the outer reaches of my neighborhood without using mass transit. So, when I got the chance to write this Slidgo X8 electric scooter review, I jumped on it.

Getting one of the best electric scooters seemed like the best way to visit friends who live an hour away by foot. Now, on the Slidgo X8, it takes less than half that time to drop by for a socially-distanced hang. With the scooter, I can also hit the Trader Joe’s that’s three miles away and return with a backpack full of goodies. Or zip up the huge slope that leads to the nearby park, a hill I’ve never managed to completely climb on my bicycle.

The Slidgo X8 is exactly the kind of mid-range electric scooter, priced around 400-700, that I was contemplating buying on my own. And after checking out the review model, I would recommend it to anyone looking for the same thing — here’s why.

Slidgo X8 electric scooter: Price and availability

The Slidgo X8 is available exclusively at Adorama’s website, bundled with two different batteries. The X8 with 10.4Ah battery is 499 and has a range of 16 miles, while the X8 with 12.8Ah battery is 599 and has an extended range of 20 miles.

Slidgo X8 electric scooter: Design

The Slidgo X8 has a sleek, slim design that’s not too different from competitors in the mid-range electric scooter market, like the GoTrax XR Ultra or the Levy Electric Scooter. The X8 is almost a dupe of the latter, with a removable battery on the stem, accelerator push lever on the right handle and a squeeze brake and bell on the left handle. But the Levy has air-filled tires, while the X8 has solid 10-inch tires.

The X8 looks less elegant than our top pick for electric scooters, the Unagi Model One, and is heavier by four pounds. At 30 pounds, the Slidgo isn’t easy to carry and I certainly wouldn’t want to haul it several flights to a walk-up apartment on a daily basis.

The scooter comes almost fully assembled in the folded position. I did have to attach the handles and levers, but it took about five minutes using the manual. And set-up only requires an included Allan wrench.

The folding mechanism itself is simple. To fold, twist the ring at the bottom of the stem to unlock a lever, then flip the lever. Fold down the stem and press firmly into the rear fender. To unfold, press on the rear fender and raise the stem. Flip the lever, then twist the ring to lock it.

When unfolded, the X8 stands 47 inches tall; folded, it’s a compact 18 inches. The standing deck is narrow but wide enough at almost six inches wide, and the textured surface ensures you won’t slip. The Slidgo X8 is rated IP54 for dust and water resistance, though the manual states you shouldn’t ride in the rain. The scooter has two lights, a front headlight and a rear light that blinks when you brake. A sturdy kickstand allows the X8 to remain standing, hands-free.

The X8 can hold up to 250 pounds, which isn’t the heaviest load among electric scooters, but a decent number for a mid-range option.

The Slidgo X8 features a dual-braking system, a front brake controlled by a hand lever on the left handlebar and a foot brake on the back tire. Squeeze the former; step on the rear fender to activate the latter. The foot brake is the second best thing about the Slidgo X8.

But the scooter’s best feature is its removable battery. My review unit came with the extended 12.8Ah battery, which took about four hours to fully charge. Slidgo says the battery life is 20 hours, but that will really depend on which of the three modes you’re using (beginner, normal and sport),the kind of terrain (flat vs. hilly), and the weight of the rider. Since the battery is removable, you can easily get a spare one, charge it up and carry it around to extend your range even further.

I have two minor quibbles about the Slidgo X8 design. One is that there’s only one hook on the stem, which is used to lock down the scooter into folding position. It wasn’t deep enough to properly hold a tote bag and there’s no other option. And the other is that there isn’t much room in the handlebar area to attach a phone holder, so that I could keep my phone available to glance at (while stopped) for map and direction info.

Slidgo X8 electric scooter: Display and functions

The LED display on the Slidgo X8 is simple and minimal, showing speed, mode and battery level (up to five bars).

There are three modes — beginner, normal and sport — indicated by a little “D” icon. If it’s not there, you’re in beginner mode. If it’s lit up white, normal mode is on. And if it’s lit up red, you’re in sport mode. It’s easy to toggle through them using the function button, just above the power button.

Holding down the green accelerator for six seconds to activate cruise control (and the scooter will beep to let you know that it’s on).

Slidgo X8 electric scooter: Performance and range

The Slidgo X8 was a dream to use, with a decent amount of power to get me around my very hilly neighborhood. Caveat: I’m on the lighter side, so the 350W motor didn’t need to work quite as hard — YMMV. But still, I was able to accelerate up a steep hill using sport mode at 15 mph.

On a flat road surface, I managed to make it to 18 mph but didn’t hit the top speed. That was fine with me, since I live in a big city and I constantly have to start and stop at traffic lights while riding.

That’s not as fast as speed demons like the Apollo Explore, but that scooter also costs more than twice as much as the X8.

The manual states you shouldn’t ride it in the rain. I did take the X8 out in a very light drizzle and it worked perfectly fine. The solid 10-inch tires didn’t skid at all on damp roads, but I wouldn’t try riding through a heavier shower. I also held off on reviewing the X8 when I first got it as the temperatures were in the teens. Slidgo recommends an operating temperature between 14 to 104 degrees Fahrenheit.

I’ve ridden other electric scooters with pneumatic tires, which can cause a headache by getting punctures and flats. Solid tires don’t have as much of a problem with that, which is great when you’re riding on city roads bestrewn with glass, metal pieces and other debris. But solid tires also don’t provide the cushioning as air-filled tires. I definitely felt my bones rattled by all the potholes, bumps and uneven spots on my local roads. The ride was much smoother and pleasant on freshly paved paths in parks and greenways.

Braking was smooth, though I was surprised to find I preferred using the rear brake. From bicycling, I’m used to squeezing a brake, yet the back brake felt a little more easier to control. I could either lightly step on the back fender or press more firmly down on it. I often used a combination of both, and I never felt in danger of a hard stop that might throw me forward.

Battery life was excellent. After fully charging, I took the X8 on several hilly rides totaling about 12 miles and the LED display still showed three bars. When the pandemic has eased up and it’s safe to go back to our office, I may test the X8’s stamina on a round-trip commute, about 15 miles total, and see if the battery lasts enough to get me home at the end of the day.

Slidgo X8 electric scooter review: Verdict

As I said at the top of this review, I had already been considering buying a mid-range electric scooter on my own before receiving the Slidgo X8. In fact, I did buy one and it turned out to be a lemon out of the box, so I had to return it (I won’t name the brand).

Then, I got the opportunity to review the X8 and it turned out to fit all my needs: under 1,000, easy to assemble and use, powerful enough to get me up steep hills and outfitted with a battery that could last long enough for my work commute when that restarts.

The Slidgo X8 is a neat, tidy electric scooter that looks nice and rides well. It may not be the fastest electric scooter in the market, but then again, it’s also much more affordable than the high-end brands. Nearly identical to the Levy Plus, the X8 has a replaceable battery that’s immensely helpful if you require a scooter with more stamina (but you also don’t need to spend extra money on an additional unit if you don’t). And the solid tires are great if you’re worried about flats, even if they make rides a bit bumpier at times.

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If you’re like me, and want a “starter” scooter to get around locally, then the Slidgo X8 just might be the perfect fit.

SmartKick X8 Plus G2 360Wh Electric Kick Scooter with Quick Removable Battery, Triple Brakes

SKU: 1SK-X810-360WH-BLK UPC: Top Speed: ~30 km/h (18.6 mph) Max Range: ~45 km (28 Mi) Weight: 16.5 kg (33. 36.5 lbs) Motor: 350W Battery: 36V / 10 (360WH) Max Load: 100 kg (220 lbs) Max Grade: 10 Deg Tire Size: 10 in


The SmartKick X8 Plus G2 electric kick scooter has a significant upgrade in performance from the X8 Plus while offering the same 10 inflatable wheels, triple brakes, and an easy-folding design. The SmartKick X8 plus e kick scooter is ideal for rides on all-terrain and travels of all kinds.

X8 Plus Speed: Three riding speed modes to adapt to any riding situation. The SmartKick X8 electric scooter features a max speed of 30 km (18.6 Mi).

X8 Plus Range: With a range of up to 45. 48 km (30 Mi) and removable battery option you can swap your battery and ride as long as you want. 60 km (37 Mi) upgrade available.

X8 Plus Portability: The one-step folding system allows you to always be on the go and fold your device in no time. It only weighs 15 kgs (33 lbs) and its light weight design makes it easy to carry around with out any extra efforts.

Quick Detachable Battery: Unique battery design that can be removed easily on the go with a quick release. You can carry an extended battery for extended range. You are in full control of your device.

X8 Plus Quality Design : Smartkick X8 scooter shows quality in design and is built with durability and reliability in mind for your short-distance travel or daily commute.

Spacious Footrest/Deck: Slip-resistant surface for safety and 15cm wider platform for comfortable riding.

Ground Clearance: With a 12 cm GC off-road design, excellent versatility, allows it to adjust itself for different road conditions

X8 Plus Water Resistance : X8 Plus is IP54 water resistance on its core parts, and can withstand minor water splashes on the go. This ensures you are able to ride in light rain or at least able to lead to a safe location if weather gets unfavorable.

Extreme riding in wet and heavy rain or riding in pooling water is not recommended and may damage the device over a period of time.

X8 Plus Safety: In some states/provinces, a bell is mandatory and is a way of letting other road and path users know that you’re there. Smartkick X8 Plus features an integrated bell that makes this job easy your ride even safer.

Triple Braking System: Rear wheel mechanical disc brake plus front wheel regenerative electronic brake, simultaneous dual brake provides the greatest stability and steer-ability. Rear fender brake is an additional safety feature that can assist in braking by just pushing the fender down.

Powerful Dive Motor: The SmartKick X8 Plus has 350W motor and is a front wheel drive system motor. It can go uphill easily with 10° slope and get through almost all terrain.

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10 Inflatable Tires: Get through bumpy terrain easier with the 10-inch front and rear tube tires. Off-road is not a problem anymore.

Front LED Head light: Front LED light enables you to ride at night or dark conditions. It is perfectly aligned to ensure there is enough light and also adds safety to warn people ahead of you or another direction.

LED Tail Light: Rear brake tail light adds safety on the road for you and the people behind you. It flashes to warn that you are braking.

Max speed and range may vary by ± 1 km when tested with no load. During actual riding conditions max speed, range, and hill climbing capability (gradeability) may vary significantly due to external factors such as rider weight, terrain, temperature, riding style, wind direction, tire pressure, slope etc.

Max Range: Approx. 45 km (28 Mi) with 360Wh Battery. (Approx. 60 km (37 Mi) with 460Wh Battery, sold Seperately)

Number of Batteries: 1 Quick Removable battery included. Extra battery or Upgraded 460Wh Panasonic Cell Battery is optional.

Max speed and sange may vary by ± 1 km when tested with no load. During actual riding conditions max speed, range, and hill climbing capability (gradeability) may vary significantly due to external factors such as rider weight, terrain, temperature, riding style, wind direction, tire pressure, slope etc.


Parts: 1 Year Limited Warranty | Labour: 1 Year Limited Warranty | Warranty is only against manufacturing defects related to functionality of the product | Warranty Limitations / Exclusion: Damage to the product from misuse and/or neglect, accidental damage, water/liquid damage, salt damage or from not adhering to the instructions in the Owner’s Manual. Damage caused by exceeding maximum weight, attempting tricks or running into obstacles like curbs or walls, cut outs, riding over safe/recommended speed, using after market chargers or using fast chargers over the maximum limit, water or liquid damage or submerges into the water. Improper or invalid documentation, including but not limited to lack of a warranty sheet, original invoice or discrepancies on the invoice.


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X8 10 Inch Wheel Electric Folding Scooter

The HX X8 Electric Kick Scooter boasts of a powerful 350W brushless motor, with enough torque to easily get up inclines of up to 15 degrees. 10 pneumatic tires offer a smooth and comfortable ride. The X8 electric scooter comes with an LED display that indicates high-speed mode when activated, speedometer, battery status, power button, cruise control, and headlight icons so you can see all controls together in front of you Weighing in at less than 15kgs, X8 can be quickly and easily folded up and stored in any car trunk or other transport vehicle space. The X8 is also designed with waterproof measures (IP54 waterproof level) to allow the X8 to be operated in wet weather or wet environments.


  • High-Speed CPU Inside / Fast Reaction Speed
  • Innovated Removable Battery Pack With Protection Cover / 10Ah / 36V
  • Max 45kms Driving Range On A Full Charge (depending on riding style, rider’s weight, surface conditions, and grade angle)
  • Powered With 350W Motor, Reach Max Speed 25km/h
  • LED Display For Speed /Gear Position /Power
  • Push-type Acceleration and Deceleration Throttle
  • Rear Disc Brake and E-ABS Anti-lock System
  • Fast Rotation Folding Equipment
  • 10 Inch Inflatable Tires
  • Equipped with Front and Rear Lights. Safe Drive-In Dark
  • Less Than 33lbs Weight and Fast Folding Design


Battery Type: Lithium-ion Battery

Battery Capacity: 10Ah

Battery Voltage: 36V

Motor: Powerful DC Brushless Motor, 350W

Mileage: Max 45km (28 Miles)

Weight: 15kg (33lbs)

Dimension Unfold: ‎ 1083x401x1186mm

Pedal Width: 15 cm

Pedal Height: 15 cm

Maximum Speed: 25km/h

Tire Type: 10” air front / rear tires

Charging time: 5-6 hours

Max load: 100 kg (220 lbs)

Grade ability: 15-degree slope


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