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6 Cheap Vape Starter Kits Under $30

By Russell Hirata | Sep 04, 2019 | Vape Blog | 9 min read

6 Cheap Vape Starter Kits Under $30

Whether it be going to a vape shop or buying your vape products online, some vape deals are hard to pass up. I love a great deal when it comes to vape kits. E-cigarettes have become extremely popular since tobacco products have been proven to be bad for your health.

Vaping helps alleviate such negative health effects such as birth defects or reproductive harm. Cheap vape mods are great for people who are on a budget or don't want to invest too much in their first device.

This does not mean you will receive less of a vaping experience. The vaping industry has created products for everyone's price point while not sacrificing quality! Here is a list of some cheap e-cigs that we enjoy and recommend!

If you're interested in more starter kits, check out our best starter kits of 2019 article. If you need salt nic juices for your starter kit, check out our best salt nic juices of 2019 article.

1) Nexus kit by Vaporesso - $20

The Nexus Kit by Vaporesso features an all-in-one design fit into an ultra-sleek and portable device. The Nexus features both an instant power when inhaled and an on/off button for user preference. The Nexus uses Vaporesso's 1.0ohm NX CCELL Coil with ceramic heating elements to provide maximum flavor while maintaining a long term vape life. This AIO (all-in-one) also has both temperature control and airflow control. The 2.0 ml top fill can hold enough eliquid for on the go. The battery is an integrated 650mAh rechargeable battery that is charged via micro USB.

  • Dimensions - 85.7mm by 34mm by 17.2mm
  • All-In-One System
  • Intelligent OMNI Board Mini
  • 2mL Juice Capacity - Glass Chamber
  • Integrated 650mAh Rechargeable Battery
  • Maximum Wattage Output: 15W
  • Minimum Resistance: 0.6ohm
  • Auto Temperature Control
  • Low Liquid Detection
  • Direct Voltage Based Output
  • Draw-Activated Firing Mechanism
  • Colorful LED Light Battery Indicator
  • Top-Filled Method - Expose Filling Port
  • Vaporesso NX CCELL Coil Technology
  • 1.0ohm NX CCELL Coil - rated for 7-12W
  • 1.0ohm NX Coil - rated for 7-12W (Traditional Cotton)
  • Adjustable Airflow
  • 1A MicroUSB Charging Port
  • Short Circuit Protection
  • No Load Protection
  • Low Battery Protection
  • Overtime Protection
  • Overcharge Protection

What we like:

  • "Omni Board" chip that allows auto draw and temperature control for safety.
  • CCell coil to provide high-quality flavored vape.

What we don't like:

  • The wide-body can be a preference.
  • The battery life is smaller than most devices.

Shop Nexus Kit

Summary:

I enjoy this vape device a lot. The design is not similar to the others listed, looking more like a pod system or pod kit. However, this device still chucks clouds! The flavor on this is great and fits great in your hand. If you're looking to be a little different but still get that full vape experience, this would be for you!

2) Nord AIO 19 Kit by Smok- $20

The Nord AIO 19 Kit is an all in one style vape pen. The Nord AIO 19 Kit features a 1300mAh battery and 2.0ml juice capacity. The Nord excels at simplicity and ergonomic design. The vape mod itself is only 33mm wide, which means it fits anywhere. The mod uses a single button design. Vapers do not need to worry about switching wattage or temperature. The Nord is meant for both mouth to lung vapers and direct to lung vaping.

  • Weight - 94g
  • All-In-One Design
  • 2mL Maximum Capacity
  • Integrated 1300mAh Rechargeable Battery
  • Wattage Output Range: 15-25W
  • Voltage Output Range: 2.9-3.8V
  • Voltage Input Range: 3.3-4.2V
  • Charging Current: 0.4A +/- 0.05A
  • Direct Voltage Based Output
  • Single Button Operations - Pentagon Shape
  • Intelligent LED Light Battery Indicator
  • 0.6ohm Nord Mesh Coils - Optimized for Sub-Ohm Experience
  • 1.4ohm Nord Regular Coils - Optimized for MTL Experience
  • Convenient Top-Fill Rotary Design - Lock Button Mechanism
  • Dual Bottom Airflow - Triple Airslots per Side
  • 8 Seconds Cut-Off Protection
  • Short-Circuit Protection
  • Impedance Protection
  • Low Voltage Warning
  • MicroUSB Port Charging System
  • Available in Full Black, Blue, Red, Gold, Stainless, 7-Color Rainbow

What we like:

  • The device is extremely thin, fits in the pocket.
  • The mouthpiece is wide and feels natural.

What we don't like:

  • The power output is on the lower range.
  • The airflow is a little restrictive.

Shop Nord AIO 19 Kit

Summary:

Talk about a slim device, this one can fit anywhere. It is the definition of pen vape. I love that I can take this on the go or put this in my bag and not have to worry. Sure the power isn't the best but that's a given when devices are this portable. This is reliable and great!

3) PockeX AIO by Aspire - $18

PockeX AIO is a vape pen all-in-one device that is portable and user-friendly. The vape mod features a 1500mAh battery and utilizes U-Tech Coil Technology. This technology utilizes U shaped airflow to provide the best airflow possible. The tank holds a solid 2ml of e-liquid. The device uses a single fire button that puts out power based on how much battery life is left.

  • 2mL TPD-Compliant Juice Capacity
  • 19.7mm Diameter
  • Integrated 1500mAh Internal Battery
  • Direct Voltage Output System - Bypass
  • All-In-One Design
  • Child-Lock System
  • Single Button Operation
  • Top Airflow Design
  • Leak-Proof Top-Fill Method
  • Aspire U-Tech Coil Inspired Technology
  • 0.6ohm 316L SS PockeX Coil Head - rated for 18-23W
  • Charge via MicroUSB Port

What we like:

  • This device has amazing airflow!
  • The fire button adjusts to how much battery life.

What we don't like:

  • Sometimes the vape does get warm.
  • I like a better feeling fire button. This is just a personal preference.

Shop PockeX AIO

Summary:

Airflow, airflow, and airflow. When a device has airflow, you know you'll be getting more flavor and cloud production. For a stick style vape, this one produces the best clouds and I can't get enough!

4) Nord AIO 22 Kit by Smoktech - $21

Remember the Nord AIO 19 kit by Smoktech? This is the big brother. The Nord AIO 22 by Smok features all the same great features with different specs. The Nord has a 3.5ml juice capacity, 22m diameter, and a whopping 60W output. 60W! That's almost as much as most box mods. This kit is great for on the go and giving you the power that you need!

  • Dimensions - 19mm Diameter, 125.5mm Height
  • Weight - 128g
  • All-In-One Design
  • 3.5mL Maximum Capacity
  • Integrated 2000mAh Rechargeable Battery
  • Max Output Wattage: 60W
  • Voltage Output Range: 2.5-4.1V
  • Voltage Input Range: 3.3-4.2V
  • Charging Current: 0.66A +/- 0.05A
  • Direct Voltage Based Output
  • Single Button Operations - Pentagon Shape
  • Intelligent LED Light Battery Indicator
  • 0.6ohm Nord Mesh Coils - Optimized for Sub-Ohm Experience
  • 1.4ohm Nord Regular Coils - Optimized for MTL Experience
  • Convenient Top-Fill Rotary Design - Lock Button Mechanism
  • Dual Bottom Airflow - Triple Airslots per Side
  • 8 Seconds Cut-Off Protection
  • Short-Circuit Protection
  • Impedance Protection
  • Low Voltage Warning
  • MicroUSB Port Charging System
  • Available in Full Black, Blue, Red, Gold, Stainless, 7-Color Rainbow

What we like:

  • I love the power it puts out! 60W!
  • The Nord has huge juice capacity.

What we don't like:

  • Lack of airflow.
  • You can't replace the glass, in the rare case that it breaks.

Shop Nord AIO 22 Kit

Summary:

Nord 19? Say hello to Nord 22! Upgrades mean better and more reliable vape. This device is a little bigger but if you want a little more from an already great device, this is the best option. This mod kit uses a stronger atomizer to give you a boost of power. Smok also has great replacement coils that are easy to come by. They are usually known for their tfv12 oils however these vape tanks take different coils.

5) Finic AIO 20W Kit by Voopoo - $30

Finic AIO 20W Kit by Voopoo is a pen-style all-in-one vape system The Finic utilizes a single fire button and an LED light to indicate its battery life. The Finic also uses three different coils to provide different methods of vaping. The Finic fires up to 20W with a 1500mAh battery. The Finic has all you need to successfully vape!

  • Dimensions - 117mm by 20mm
  • .GENE Chipset
  • All-In-One Design
  • Integrated 1500mAh Rechargeable Battery
  • Wattage Output Range: 6-22W
  • Voltage Output Range: 3.2-3.7V
  • Stainless Steel Chassis Construction
  • 2mL Juice Capacity
  • Pyrex Glass Reinforcement
  • Intuitive Firing Button
  • Threaded Top Fill System
  • Child Safety E-Liquid Lock - Prevents Leaks
  • VOOPOO YC Coil Family
  • 0.6ohm YC-R1 Coil - rated for 16-22W
  • 1.2ohm YC-R2 Coil - rated for 8-12W
  • DL & MTL Support
  • LED Battery Life Indicator Light
  • Vaping Overtime Protection
  • Short-Circuit Protection
  • Overcharge Protection
  • Over Discharge Protection
  • Over Current Output Protection
  • Available in Rainbow, Toxic, Electric Shock, Siren, Black, Stainless Steel, and Pink

What we like:

  • Small and compact size.
  • The glass is strong and durable.

What we don't like:

  • Average battery life.
  • Average wattage power.

Shop Finic AIO 20w Kit

Summary:

First off, I might be a little biased since I love Voopoo. A reliable vape mod company is always great to have behind a device. This device is cheap and affordable and the specs match its price point. This is a solid choice for someone looking to start out. You'll be happily vaping any vape juice on this device!

6) Endura T18 by Innokin - $25

The Endura T18 by Innokin is a sleek pen-style vape with a top fill sub-ohm tank. The Endura features a 2.5ml capacity with a 1500mAh battery. The tower-style coil allows the user to vape from every angle. It even features advanced safety protection to ensure your device doesn't overheat or malfunction. This is a simple, straightforward mod that looks as good as it vapes!

  • Dimensions: 7-3/4" x 3/4"
  • 510 Threaded
  • 1000 mAh Battery Capacity
  • Glass and Stainless Steel Tank
  • 24.5mm Diameter
  • Top Fill Twist Design
  • Prism Airflow Technology
  • Minimum Resistance: 1.2 Ohm
  • 100% Organic Cotton Coil
  • 2.5mLE-Liquid Capacity
  • Matching Delrin Drip Tip
  • Maximum output Wattage: 14W
  • Maximum output Current: 3.5A
  • Maximum output Voltage: 5.5V

What we like:

  • The design is very stylish.
  • We did not receive many dry hits.

What we don't like:

  • The battery life is average.
  • The wattage output is not the highest.

Shop Endura T18

Summary:

You want style, this is style? This mod just looks good and works just as great. This is a device you will be sharing on your social media stories while you enjoy an all-day vape. This is a well-designed vape I am sure you'll love. Just be sure you have a reliable charger since the battery capacity is a little smaller. I used this vaporizer a lot since it was solid.

Final thoughts

Cheap vapes are a good alternative to the beginner or introduction. These vapes are not meant for people who are looking to run a dual coil system on an RDA. These are not products such as squonks or squonk mods. My advice is to always stick to vape starter kits from brands such as eleaf, Joyetech, Geekvape, Vandy Vape, Uwell, Wismec, Priv, Freemax. Buying a known name product such as the Voopoo Drag can ensure you have the best vape possible. These cheap vapes are similar to the iStick in their style and quality.

Always remember that nicotine is an addictive chemical. Always review the instructions whenever using electronic cigarettes. All the products reviewed are approved under the food and drug administration. This article was written in the state of California. Be sure to check our FAQ for any information regarding our purchasing process. If there are any problems with checkout, please contact our customer support. Vaping cessation products can pose some risk to some people so please take extra precaution. Happy vaping!

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