What Are The Best Pod Vape Kits To Buy In 2022?

Vape Pod Kits have risen in popularity since entering the market a few years ago, they have taken over from the traditional vape starter kit, as the go-to device for first-time switchers; as well as experienced vapers looking for a simple kit they can use on the go.

A pod vape kit consists of a rechargeable battery mod and a removable pod that contains a coil and e-liquid. To help you find the best pod kit, we’ll not only be running through our top ten vape pod kits of 2022, but we’ll also be individually ranking their best qualities.

Different pod kits will support different vapers needs, so while some may consider a ‘small battery’ a con, they may be looking for a compact backup vape device and battery life may not be as important a factor. We have listed below pod kits that are recommended for first time vapers, as well as kits that will suit the more advanced user.

Top 10 Pod Kits For 2022

  1. Uwell Caliburn Refillable Pod Kit
  2. Aspire Gusto Mini Pod Kit
  3. QIS Bar Disposable Vape
  4. Smok Nord 4 Pod Kit
  5. Smok Nord 2 Pod Kit
  6. Vaporesso LUXE 80 Pod Kit
  7. Sigelei Humvee 80 Pod Kit
  8. Vaporesso Xiron Pod Kit
  9. Smok Nfix Pod Kit
  10. OXVA X Pod Kit

Uwell Caliburn Refillable Pod Kit

One of our best-selling pod kits that comes with free e-liquid
 
FEATURES
Compact Pod Kit
Single Button Operation
2ml Refillable Pods
Large Capacity Battery
Can Be Used With A Range Of E-Liquids
CONS
Will Require Refilling
Can Only Be Used For MTL Vaping
PERFORMANCE
Ease of Use 5/5
Vapour Production 5/5
Battery Life 5/5
Compactness 5/5
Pod Type Refillable

The Uwell Caliburn combines a simple operation with the option of using your favourite e-liquid. Whether you’re new to vaping or are looking for a reliable device you can use every day, then the Caliburn suits your needs.

The single button on the 520mAh device can be used to lock it, making it safe to travel with. When unlocked it can be activated by either inhaling on the mouthpiece or pressing the button, whichever suits your style.

The 2ml refillable pods can be used with a range of e-liquids, giving you more freedom over what flavour and nicotine strength you’ll experience. Each pod can be filled a number of times before needing to be replaced.

Aspire Gusto Mini Pod Kit

Prefilled pod kit with different flavour & nic strength pods
 
FEATURES
Compact Prefilled Pod Kit
2ml Disposable Pods
Single Button Operation
10mg & 20mg Salt Nic E-Liquid
Wide Range Of Flavours Available
CONS
Only Two Nic Strengths
Not The Cheapest To Maintain
PERFORMANCE
Ease of Use 5/5
Vapour Production 4/5
Battery Life 5/5
Compactness 5/5
Pod Type Prefilled

Since its introduction in 2017, the Aspire Gusto Mini pod kit has remained popular thanks to its combination of a simple design and the sheer amount of flavour options available. It’s powered by a 900mAh battery and uses prefilled e-liquid pods, with over 20 bespoke flavours available.

The Gusto features single button operation, and requires no technical knowledge to use properly - making it ideal for first-time switchers. The pre-filled pods can be disposed of once empty and replaced with another one.

Each pod is filled with 2ml of salt nicotine e-liquid, that has been specially blended to produce a smooth throat hit. Available in 10mg or 20mg nicotine strength, you’ll be able to find a pod that will satisfy your cravings.

QIS Bar Disposable Vape

A prefilled vape that outlasts 20 cigarettes in different flavours
 
FEATURES
Outlasts 20 Cigarettes
Inhale Activated
Pocket-Friendly Design
10mg & 20mg Strengths
CONS
Not Refillable
MTL Vaping Only
PERFORMANCE
Ease of Use 5/5
Vapour Production 5/5
Battery Life 5/5
Compactness 4/5
Pod Type Prefilled

The QIS Bars are a series of disposable devices that have taken the market by storm. Compact, incredibly simple to use and requiring absolutely zero maintenance, they offer a hassle-free option for vapers - even first-timers! They might not be the only series of disposables we offer, but they are the only full range available in both a 10mg and 20mg strength.

Take your pick from a growing range of fruit, menthol and soda blends and experience a smoother throat hit thanks to the nic salt e-liquid. We’ve chosen the best-selling flavour from the range, Blue Raspberry and for good reason. It delivers a sweet and tangy vape courtesy of a combination of blueberry and raspberry flavours, for a real all-day vape.

Featuring inhale activation and producing a discreet amount of vapour, these MTL devices might be the only ones you ever need to try.

Smok Nord 4 Pod Kit

MTL & DTL vaping with the same refillable pod kit
 
FEATURES
2000mAh Battery 
80W Variable Output
MTL & DTL Vaping
Wide Range Of Coils
Pocket-Friendly Design
CONS
More DTL Than MTL Coils
Regular Maintenance Required
PERFORMANCE
Ease of Use 4/5
Vapour Production 5/5
Battery Life 5/5
Compactness 5/5
Pod Type Refillable

A customisable pod kit that suits your style, Smok Nord 4 is a refillable pod kit that can be used for both MTL & DTL vaping. Thanks to a 1 - 80W output range, plus a very wide range of compatible coils, it’s easier than ever to find your perfect vape with your preferred level of vapour production.

Powered by a large 2000mAh battery, it's been designed to offer a full-day of vaping on one charge. Retaining a compact design, despite its bigger power source, the Nord 4 pod kit is the ideal choice for vaping on the go. It’s also simple to use, you can adjust the wattage level at the push of a button and you can even lock the kit to keep it safe when you’re not using it.

Two pods have been specially designed for this kit (two are included with each kit), giving you full access to both the classic RPM coil range, as well as the sub ohm RPM 2 coils which are ideal for increased vapour production.

Smok Nord 2 Pod Kit

A small Nord pod kit that’s perfect for MTL vaping
 
FEATURES
High-Powered Pod Device
Sleek OLED Display Screen
Variable Wattage Up To 40W
Interchangeable Coils
MTL and DTL Coil Options
CONS
Pod & Coil Compatibility Can Be Confusing
Regular Maintenance Required
PERFORMANCE
Ease of Use 4/5
Vapour Production 5/5
Battery Life 5/5
Compactness 5/5
Pod Type Refillable

The Nord 2 is a smaller option that's an upgrade in virtually every department from its predecessor. This includes a 1500mAh built-in battery, a sleek 0.69 inch OLED display screen and an adjustable wattage up to a maximum of 40W.

Compatible with the original Nord pods, the Nord 2 also boasts proprietary pods which utilise a removable coil system for an effective cut down on waste and money. These Nord 2 pods are available in two different variants, the Nord 2 Nord pods as well as Nord RPM pods, each employing their designated coil range to give users a wide choice of options.

A reliable and versatile kit that is suited to vapers of all experience levels, the Nord 2 is a welcome sequel to the renowned Nord pod kit, with options to customise a plentiful.

Vaporesso LUXE 80 Pod Kit

Sub ohm vaping with a pod kit has never been simpler
 
FEATURES
High-Powered 2500mAh Pod Mod
Variable Wattage Up To 80W
Interchangeable Coils
Sub Ohm
Smart Coil Recognition
CONS
Lots Of Modes Aren't For Everyone
Quite Bulky
PERFORMANCE
Ease of Use 4/5
Vapour Production 5/5
Battery Life 5/5
Compactness 4/5
Pod Type Refillable

Part of the new generation of sub ohm pod mods, the Vaporesso LUXE 80 certainly stands out from the crowd. Equipped with a large 2500mAh built-in battery, it’s capable of a whopping 80W max output, which can be adjusted to the user’s preference, navigated through the stylish TFT screen and operational buttons.

Featuring a smart chipset, set-up and everyday use are kept very simple. In fact, you won’t even have to select a power wattage - the kit does it for you. Compatible with the GTX mesh coil range there’s plenty of options to choose from, plus, mesh delivers a better flavour from e-liquid.

A great sub ohm pod device which has already been imitated shows Vaporesso have cracked the winning formula.

Sigelei Humvee 80 Pod Kit

Sigelei sub ohm pod kit with a range of coils
 
FEATURES
High-Powered Pod Device
Variable Wattage & Smart Curve Output
Fog Pod Tank Included
Removable Coils
Mesh Coil Compatible
CONS
Requires An 18650 Battery
May Be Too Advanced For First Time Switchers
PERFORMANCE
Ease of Use 4/5
Vapour Production 5/5
Battery Life 5/5
Compactness 4/5
Pod Type Refillable

The Sigelei Humvee 80 pod device is powered by a single 18650 battery and is capable of an 80W max output that can be adjusted to match your ideal vaping preference. As well as a practical Variable Wattage, this high powered sub ohm pod mod kit also boasts a smart curve output mode that intelligently recognises the coil inserted and matches the ideal wattage to its resistance. A resilient box mod design is complemented by a simple interface consisting of a 0.96 inch OLED screen and a functional operational button.

Where the Humvee 80 pod kit really stands out though is the inclusion of the Fog pod tank. This neat pod looks just like a vape tank, probably because it can be transformed into one when paired with a 510 adaptor. As well as being highly versatile, a bottom fill silicone stopper makes for easy refilling as does coil changing with a press-fit design. Compatible with the Fog pod mesh coil series, this innovative sub ohm pod mod device takes pod vaping to the next level.

Vaporesso Xiron Pod Kit

A smaller pod kit for MTL & DTL vaping
 
FEATURES
1500mAh Built-In Battery
50W Adjustable Wattage Output
Replaceable MTL & DTL Coils
Adjustable Airflow Toggle
CONS
Quite Bulky In Size
Adjustable Airflow Toggle Can Be Fiddly
PERFORMANCE
Ease of Use 4/5
Vapour Production 5/5
Battery Life 5/5
Compactness 3/5
Pod Type Refillable

Capable of delivering an MTL (Mouth To Lung) or DTL (Direct To Lung) vape, the Xiron is the ideal device for whatever experience level you’re at. With a variable wattage output up to a maximum of 50W as well as being compatible with a range of GTX coils, the Xiron provides ultimate versatility for vapers to precisely choose their ideal vaping style. Power-wise, a 1500mAh built-in battery provides long-lasting durability between charges whilst a zinc alloy construction offers a sleek aesthetic as well as solid resilience. A 0.69 inch OLED screen gives the user full visibility of exactly what they’re doing, controlled via the operational buttons which sit underneath.

The Xiron pods hold up to 2ml of e-liquid with a top fill silicone plug making refilling a hassle-free, clean process. The click installation coil process is equally as easy, with a range of GTX and GTX One coils, in various resistances and builds, to choose from including an RBA variant for the more experienced vaper.

Overall, the Xiron keeps to Vaporesso’s renowned expert engineering and is the perfect device for both beginners and advanced vapers alike. 

Smok Nfix Pod Kit

Inhale activated pod kit with an adjustable power output
 
FEATURES
Sleek Pen Style Design
25W Max Output
Variable Wattage
0.69 Inch OLED Screen
0.8 Ohm Built-In Coil
PERFORMANCE
Limited To A MTL Inhale
Battery Can Deplete Fast When Used At A High Wattage
PERFORMANCE
Ease of Use 4/5
Vapour Production 4/5
Battery Life 4/5
Compactness 5/5
Pod Type Refillable

The Nfix is another solid release from the hardware giants of Smok, combining an elegant pen-like design with the customisability of a 25W adjustable output, something rarely seen in pen pod kits of this nature. A practical 0.69 Inch OLED screen clearly displays the power output and battery life whilst a draw-activated operation makes this device incredibly simple to use.

Apart from refilling the pods, which is made straightforward and convenient with a side fill silicone stopper, there’s not much in the way of maintenance. A 0.8 Ohm in-built coil provides a consistently flavourful with generous cloud production to match.

Reliable as ever from the expert engineers at Smok, with the Nfix a welcome addition to their illustrious portfolio of vape kits.

OXVA X Pod Kit

Sub ohm pod kit with coil options for MTL & DTL vaping
 
FEATURES
MTL & DTL Compatible
40W Max Output
Five Power Options
Locking System
Removable Coils
PERFORMANCE
Quite Advanced For Beginner Vapers
Lack Of Screen For Intelligent Output Modes
PERFORMANCE
Ease of Use 3/5
Vapour Production 4/5
Battery Life 4/5
Compactness 4/5
Pod Type Refillable

The OXVA X is part of the new generation of sub ohm pod mod devices, providing a sleek pod design with the power and customisability of a sub ohm device. Powered by a 1600mAh built-in battery, the user has the option to switch between five pre-set power modes up to a maximum of 40W.

Security-wise, the OXVA X features a practical locking switch on the side of the device, whilst a range of safety protections, courtesy of the Photon chipset, provides durability and resilience. Compatible with the UNI coil range, users have the added versatility to accurately choose their preferred resistance for a highly personal kit.

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