The Gotrax Hoverfly ION hoverboard maybe isn’t best quality 6.5″ hoverboard for kids, but when it comes to price this hoverboard has best price/value ratio. It cost under $100, but its design and solid manufacturing quality are much better than you would think when see the price. Hoverfly ION is all about cool design and interesting feature. Even if it is not the fastest hoverboard, with the maximum speed of just 7 mph, we love it because it is one of the safest hoverboards for kids on the market.
What to Expect From Gotrax Hoverfly ION?
As said earlier, it is the cheapest hoverboard for kids. You could have low expectations from that kind of hoverboard. But, you would make a mistake with that kind of assumption. This is UL2272 certified self balancing hoverboard and has UL certified electrical system meaning all electrical, battery, and charger systems are tested & certified. Even if it has maximum speed of “just” 7 mph it is more than enough for kids or first time riders for whom this hoverboard is designed. Downside part is maximum driving range of just 4 miles. After that you will need up to 5 hours to fully recharge the batteries.
Hoverfly ION has Self-balancing Mode for safety and stability of the rider while steping on or of the hoverboard. This mode enables stable horizonrtal position of the board before the rider starts or finish his ride. Also, LED headlights and LED wheel rings will give more edge and cool appearance to the hoverboard.
Main Features of Gotrax Hoverfly ION
- UL2272 Certified
- UL Certified Electrical System
- Weight: 20lbs
- Maximum Rider Weight: 220 lbs
- Tires: 6.5 solid rubber tires
- Battery:Li-ion battery
- Charging Time: 4-5 hours
- Maximum Speed: 7mph
- Maximum Range: 4 miles
- LED: LED headlight and LED wheel rings
- Turning Radius: 0 degrees
- Incline Capability: 15 degrees
- Self-Balancing Mode: YES