Okinawa i-Praise Electric scooter receives 450 bookings; launch in January


Upcoming Okinawa i-Praise electric scooter has garnered over 450 bookings from the past month. The bookings stand open till 15th January, with the launch by month-end.

Okinawa is gearing up to launch its flagship i-Praise electric scooter. Last month, it commenced the bookings for same. With a target of 500 units within a month, it has already made 450 bookings within 15 days.

The bookings are open till 15th January. Post 500 units or the booking deadline, whichever is earlier, Okinawa i-Praise remains sold out. The expected launch of the scooter is by January-end.

Okinawa i-Praise will be their most premium offering with highlights including detachable battery and advanced features. The feature list includes Geo-Fencing, Virtual Speed Limit, Battery health tracker, SOS Notifications, Continous monitoring, Trips, Directions and vehicle status.

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All these information can be accessed via the OkinawaEco app on Google Play. The app will be available after the launch of this scooter.

The bookings for the E-scooter have come from Tier-I, Tier-II as well as Tier-III cities across India. Tier-I cities include Pune, Ahmedabad and Bangalore. Tier-II cities include Bhopal, Nashik, Dehradun, Chandigarh, Ambala, Vishakapatnam and more. The last set includes Mysore, Bulandshahr, Gorakhpur, Warangal, Trichy, Trissur, etc.

Okinawa i-Praise comes with a detachable lithium-ion battery, which as help reduce its overall weight. The battery can be taken home and can be charged with the help of a three-pin plug.

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Okinawa claims that this scooter offers a riding range of around 160-180 kms on a full charge. It takes a reasonable amount of 2-3 hours to charge fully. The claimed top-speed of the scooter is 75 km/hr.

Okinawa Praise is the current top model offering from the brand. It comes in two variants – small disc and big disc. The smaller disc variant goes for Rs 69,789 and the latter one goes for Rs 71,789 (ex-showroom).

Okinawa i-Praise

So, we expect the prices of Okinawa i-Praise to be a bit more premium over that of Praise.

Okinawa I-Praise and Praise are not very different from each other. The biggest difference comes in acid lead battery in Praise and detachable Li-on battery in i-Praise.

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For braking purposes, i-Praise might be offered with disc brakes at both ends, just like with Praise. Conventional telescopic forks at the front and dual-shock absorbers at the back will fulfill the suspension duties.

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