Which one is better? A Comparison between the Segway and the Hoverboard (Balance Board)

Who would have thought that the day would come that technology will be so advance, the “hoverboad” featured in the movie Back to Future is now a reality. We also see Segways being used by famous celebrities on their day to day activities. Below are some of the pros and cons of both. We are also going to discuss the prices of both rideable techs.

Black Friday Sale Brand New Segway miniPRO | Smart Self Balancing Personal Transporter with Mobile App Control (Black)

List Price: $699.00
Price: $549.99 purchase link
You Save: $149.01 (21%)

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– If you are an adventurous person, riding on a Segway is a great way to go to different places
– 100% chargeable. No fuel expenses!
– Compact for easy storage
– Has Bluetooth connectivity, anti-theft alarm, speed control and customizable light features
– Has military-grade shock absorption capabilities for your added protection


– Depending on the model, some can be pricey (grab this deal on Amazon now to get the addition 21% off)
– Can take up to 4 hours to charge. Not great if you are in a hurry
– Not a great way to travel if it suddenly rains

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Sale SagaPlay F1 Pro Self Balancing Scooter Motorized 2 Wheel Self Hover Balance Board (Bluetooth Speaker Enable) [CSA/UL2272 Certified] All-Terrain Tires Transporter for Kid and Adult [Model: F1]

Price: $399.99
Deal of the Day: $224.00 (Was $199 earlier but that one is out of stock)
Ends in 08h 23m 49s (at the time of this writing)
You Save: $175.99 (44%)


– If you think getting a Segway is expensive, you can opt to get a hoverboard instead for half the price (the SagaPlay F1 Self Balancing Scooter Motorized 2 Wheel Self Hover Balance Board is on sale, grab one now and take advantage of the 44% off)
– Compact and can be stored anywhere
– Comes with a Bluetooth speaker which you can connect to your phone
– Has a “self-balancing” feature that is perfect for begginners


– There are some places that put limits on where hoverboards can be used
– Depending on the brand, some say that it usually doesn’t last a year
– Can malfunction if not used properly

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Whichever you choose, make sure to check ValueWalk for amazing deals this coming Black Friday Sale. A lot of brands are on sale on this special day and you may get an absolutely amazing price for various types of rideable tech. Happy shopping!