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    In the vaping world, there are many different types of electronic cigarettes

    An electronic cigarette (E-Cigarette) replicates the feeling of smoking a classic cigarette. An E-cigarette consists of a clearomiser/atomiser and a battery. The battery provides power and the clearomiser accommodates e-liquid to be evaporated.

    We have different types of kits depending on the way you would like to vape, this ranges from light, medium and heavy smokers. Mouth-to-Lung (MTL) devices are for those that are smokers and want to quit smoking as this is the closest experience to a classic cigarette. Direct-to-Lung (DTL) devices are for those that are either more advanced users or wanting a shisha like experience.

    In this guide, we will help you understand which E-cig is best suited to you giving you advantages and disadvantages of each type of kit used. In our next blog post we will help you choose which e-liquid is best for you.

    STARTER KIT SELECTION

    SKE Crystal 2400 lemon lime pod kit on a white background with product information below in gold boxes.
    SKE Crystal 2400 lemon lime pod kit on a white background with product information below in gold boxes.
    SKE Crystal 2400 lemon lime pod kit on a white background.
    SKE Crystal 2400 lemon lime pod kit on a white background and box.

    SKE Crystal 2400 4in1 Lemon Lime Pod Kit 8ml

    Cherry ice SKE Crystal 2400 4in1 pod kit on a white background with product information below in gold boxes.
    Cherry ice SKE Crystal 2400 4in1 pod kit on a white background with product information below in gold boxes.
    Cherry ice SKE Crystal 2400 4in1 pod kit on a white background.
    Cherry ice SKE Crystal 2400 4in1 pod kit on a white background with box.

    SKE Crystal 2400 4in1 Cherry Ice Pod Kit 8ml

    Pod Style Device

    POD STYLE DEVICE

    One of the best type of e-cigarette to start with is a pod style vape kit. This is usually a small kit that features a tank and battery that is all in one (AIO). There are two types of pod system kits, refillable pod kits (empty cartridge enabling you to add your favourite e-liquid) and prefilled vape pods (manufactured cartridge containing e-liquid).

    For more info about Pod Style devices read our BLOG.

    PROS

    • Simple, plug and play
    • Some are Inhalation activated  
    • Small, sleek and discreet  
    • Minimal clouds  

    CONS

    • Limited to the choice of flavours when using prefilled pods
    • Battery life is not great usually between 200 - 650mAh 
    Pen Style Device

    PEN STYLE DEVICE

    Another popular way to start vaping is by using a pen style vape kit. With this kind of kit, you would receive a tank, a coil that is preinstalled, a spare coil in the box, a mod and a charging cable.

    For more info about Pen Style devices read our BLOG.

    PROS

    • Larger battery capacity
    • Can be filled with a selection of e-liquids (Usually 50VG/50PG)
    • Different coils for different vaping styles
    • Controllable airflow
    • More customisation

    CONS

    • Limited to type of liquid (VG/PG)
    • Some are not variable wattage
    Mod Style Device

    MOD STYLE DEVICE

    Box Style Kits offer a different way of vaping. This is catered for those that are both MTL and DTL vapers, as most tanks feature coils that are both high in ohm resistance for MTL users and low ohm resistance coils for DTL; this gives the user to experiment and see which they prefer to use.

    In addition to this, most box style vape kits are powered with an 18650/20700/21700 battery (not included) whilst some include an integrated battery.

    PROS

    • Both MTL and DTL
    • Experiment with different coils
    • Most are variable wattage
    • Ability to use high VG e-liquids
    • Adjustable airflow
    • Extended battery life

    CONS

    • Bigger than pen style kit
    • 18650/20700/21700 battery not included
    • Might need to buy external battery charger due to unbalancing your battery and reduce lifespan

    We can see above that there is no perfect device for all, but each will have a preference and this is down to your preferred vaping style.

    If you are trying to do the transition to vaping, we highly recommend starting on a pod-style vape kit or pen-style vape kit as these are the easiest to use.

    If you want clouds, power and little to no throat-hit, then we recommend box style vape kits as these are more likely to have a high wattage output.

    Don’t quit if the kit you try out doesn’t work for you, there are over thousands of kits, tanks, coils, mods and e-liquids available on the market, we are pretty sure you will find the one best suited to you.

    You are always welcome to contact our customer service team with your questions or to get recommendations.

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