AIOs (all-in-ones) are some of the easiest vapes to operate outside of pod mods. While they do have a lot of similarities to other kinds of starter kits, AIOs come with the added advantage of replaceable coils and the option of using your own vape juice instead of pre-filled cartridges.
If you are after a hassle-free vape, check the list with our favorite AIOs for 2018. For more information on how AIOs operate, keep reading further down the page. Our guide will offer some insight on the ins and outs of AIO vapes.
The V2 Series 3X is a pen-style AIO that is full of features. Comes with three coils for different PG/VG ratios, a ceramic cartridge, airflow adjustability and a convenient top-fill system. It can be operated in three voltage settings and includes three prefilled pods with the flavor and strength of your choice.
The H20 Splash by Mig Vapor is a pen-style AIO made for sub ohm vaping. It uses 0.6-ohm coils that house large wicking channels, making them perfect for high-VG e-liquid. The H20 fires up to 30 watts and comes with a 1500 mAh battery and a unique rectangular shape that sets it apart from other AIOs in the market.
The Vaporfi VAIO GO will satisfy all styles of vaping. Its 1.5-ohm coil is geared towards a mouth-to-lung vape, while its 0.5-ohm coil is ideal for direct-lung inhales. The VAIO GO has adjustable airflow, holds up to 3 mL of e-liquid and comes with a 2000 mah built-in battery. Available in six color options.
An AIO with Nautilus coils? That’s right! The Aspire Nautilus AIO is compatible with all existing BVC coils and introduces the NS BVC coils, which are designed for use with nic salts. Following the familiar design of the Breeze line, the Nautilus AIO comes with a capacity of 2000 mAh and holds up to 4.5 mL of juice.
The Aspire Breeze 2 is compact and durable with a long-lasting battery. It is button activated and takes replacement coils of three resistances for low or high nicotine vaping. The easy-to-fill pods are leak free. Features adjustable airflow, the Breeze 2 is customizable to your preferred vape.
The HotCig R-AIO is the most versatile AIO out there. Out of the box, it can be used as a fully capable box mod: pair it with a vape tank and you are ready to go. But with the use of the included key, you can remove the 510 connection and turn it into an AIO in a matter of seconds. That’s right, two vapes in one!
The Wismec HiFlask is a boxy AIO that comes with a whopping 2100 mAh of battery. Implementing the JVUA (Juice Vertical & U Airflow) system, the HiFlask has full airflow adjustability and can be used both for MTL and DL vaping. It supports 2 amp charging and its cartridges hold up to 5.6 mL of e-liquid.
An AIO is a vape in a compact, usually single-piece design, that comes with everything you need to vape out of the box.
Most AIOs come in a pen-style shape, with the bottom part housing a built-in battery, and the top part being a tank section. There are exceptions though, and many of the AIOs currently in the market will come in different shapes and sizes.
The anatomy of an AIO is very similar to that of a full-blown vape kit, with the only difference being that the clearomizer part of the AIO is not removable from the battery. In fact, AIOs come with replaceable coils that operate the same way to the coils that are used in vape tanks.
If your AIO comes with wattage or voltage adjustability, start from the lower setting and raise until you find your sweet spot. That’s it. Simple, right?
AIOs come with replaceable coils instead of cartridges. This means that the user only needs to change the coil when its performance drops, without having to purchase a new pod. On top of that, many pod systems will come pre-filled with juice, while AIOs let the user fill them with the e-liquid of their choice.
Performance-wise, AIOs have a slight edge over pod systems at the moment. Standalone coils will generally perform better than the tiny coils that are fitted inside cartridges. As a result, while pods will generally require higher nicotine strength e-liquid (usually in the form of nic salts,) many AIOs will come with sub ohm coils that will allow you to use them with lower nic concentrations.
Pod systems are winning over AIOs when it comes to ease of use. While an AIO is one of the easiest vapes to operate, you just can’t beat the convenience of a cartridge — especially when it comes pre-filled. You just pop it in, vape, and replace with a new one when it’s empty.
If you are after the most user-friendly experience, pod systems are your best bet. But if you want better performance coupled with more options in the e-liquid department, then an AIO is just what you are looking for.