YiHi SXmini G+ Class Preview

The YiHi SXmini G+ Class is an upcoming flagship device that features the SX550J+ chip. It has a much different user interface and design language from its predecessors.

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YiHi SXmini G+ Class blue lattice
YiHi SXmini G+ Class blue lattice

YiHi's Latest Flagship Device

The upcoming SXmini G+ Class is the latest flagship device from YiHi. This time around, the company aims to spread the word on its SX550J+ chip with this dual-18650 battery 200-watt mod. While previous iterations of YiHi’s SX chips and their corresponding box mods featured expected, incremental upgrades, the new chip and new mod are quite different from the rest of the family. Here’s a look at the YiHi SXmini G+ Class.

YiHi SXmini G+ Features List

Here’s the features list for the YiHi SXmini G+ Class.

  • Powered by the YiHi SX550J+ processor
  • TFT IPS Display
  • Bluetooth App Control
  • Joystick Control
  • Powered by Two 18650 Batteries
  • Variable Joule (Temperature control) Supports All TC wire
  • Support All Atomizers With SX Pure Technology
  • Accurate Support to 0.0001-Ohms
  • Adopt 16-bit ADC to Sample the Resistance
  • SXi-Q Control System
  • Customize Your Own Logo and Menu Name
  • Temperature Control, Anti-Dry Burning Technology
  • Output Joule: 10-120 joules, 212-572 Fahrenheit, 100-300 Celsius
  • Resistance: 0.05-1.0 ohms (Joule Mode)
  • Output Voltage: 1.0-9.5 volts
  • Resistance: 0.05-3.0 ohms (Power Mode)
  • Taste Modes: Powerful+, Powerful, Standard, Soft, Eco, and SXi-Q (1-5)
  • Buck-Boost and Boost, DC-DC Converter
  • USB Type-C Balance Charge Onboard (5 volts/2 amps)
  • Zinc Alloy, Stainless Steel
  • Standby Time Adjustable
  • Screen Brightness Adjustable
  • Ergonomic Design
  • Upgradable Firmware, Graphical User Interface
  • Reverse Polarity, Output Short, Low Resistance, Low Battery Voltage, Overheat, and Battery Overcharge Protection

Great Performance Expected, Great Looks....

YiHi SXmini G+ Class blue

On the chip side, the SXmini G+ Class’ SX550J+ features a whole new user interface. Instead of sifting through menus with the firing button and the +/- buttons, there’s a joystick (more like a console controller d-pad, really) control. Additionally, controls can be set through a companion app that works with Android and iOS devices over Bluetooth. Best of all, the TFT IPS display lets you see everything in multiple colors, instead of a monochromatic display.

On the device side, the SXmini G+ Class eschews the design language of its forerunners. I’m a big fan of the smooth curves of the previous SXmini devices and don’t really like the new look. Hopefully the lines look much better in person than they do in marketing photos. Having said that, the lattice finish just looks…no. It reminds of me of when Sony overused the Spider-Man 2 font across several of its products. While it could look better in real life, I would bet on the lattice model having tragic aesthetics.

I'm confident that the SXmini G+ Class will be a great performer.

With every SXmini box mod, I’ve come to expect greatness from YiHi. I’m confident that the SXmini G+ Class will be a great performer. The company has consistently made some of the best chips for vaping devices and I fully expect another winner with the SX500J+.

That said, I’m not yet sold on the design decisions the company has made with its upcoming box mod. Hopefully those concerns are unwarranted, but I’ve set my design expectations low for the mod. The marketing photos scream “iStick” to me, which would be fine if the SXmini G+ Class were a sub-$100 device and not a $299.99 (pre-order price) box mod.

What do you think of the new looks of YiHi’s flagship mod? Any of you anxious to buy one? Please leave a comment below with your thoughts on YiHi’s SX550J+ wonder.

Raymond Padilla
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