HOVERBOARDS: Common names to describe SWEGWAYS

Hoverboards are one of the many common names to describe Swegways. In this article, we highlight some of the most popular names that describe the Hoverboard.

HOVERBOARDS Common names describe SWEGWAYS UK

Hoverboards, Swegways, Smart Scooters, Self-Balancing Scooters, mini Segways. It’s called many things by many people. However, over the last three years there has been a shift in what they are most popularly named.

The official name to describe this piece of genius kit is a Self-Balancing Scooter. It’s a scooter which balances itself – so fairly self-explanatory! However, where does the term SWEGWAY and HOVERBOARD come from and how come people often refer to them as a SEGWAY?

In this article we aim to highlight the key names used to describe the Hoverboard Swegway and the etymology behind it.

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HOVERBOARD: Common names to describe Swegways

HOVERBOARD Common names describe Swegways

One of the most common names to describe Swegways is the HOVERBOARD. Over the recent year, the term SWEGWAY is gradually becoming replaced with the term Hoverboard. This is evident in the trends and analytical data shown throughout the one year period.

So for many who are looking for SWEGWAYS may find it also useful to search for HOVERBOARDS. They are one and the other and synonymous. Perhaps when google pick up on this, they’ll amalgamate the results. However, until then we recommend that you expand your search results using both keywords.

The Hoverboard is a term coined from the Back to the Future movie. Whenever we think back we have a great sense of nostalgia. Although our Hoverboards don’t hover in the same way, we’re certainly not too far off!

As technology in our Swegways advance with time, it makes more and more sense to refer to these bad boys as Hoverboards.

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SWEGWAYS: Common names to describe Hoverboards

SWEGWAYS Common names describe HOVERBOARDS

SWEGWAYS is another huge name used to describe the HOVERBOARD. As previously stated, both are synonymous with each other. However, while Hoverboard is a reference taken from the Back to the Future movie, the term SWEGWAY isn’t. The term Swegway comes from a product in itself; the SEGWAY. It is important to note however that SEGWAY have no affiliation to the Swegway or Hoverboard whatsoever. In fact, they do not design, make, manufacture or sell this type of gadget and have no intention to.

However, due to the nature of the Self-Balancing Scooters engineering being strikingly similar to the Segway, customers refer to it in a similar way. By adding the ‘W’ we make a clear distinction between the two products. So if you’re looking for a Swegway then you’re looking for a Hoverboard but not a Segway; get it?

SWEGWAYS up until 2019 is the most popular search term for the Self-balancing Scooter. Want more information relating to Swegways for sale? If so, please get in touch and our helpful and experienced staff will be more than happy to assist you.


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