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Vaporizer Buying Guide 2019

First things first, there is no “Best Vaporizer.” But there can be the best vaporizer for a person and situation. The experience people can have with a specific vaporizer can vary from person to person, that’s because everyone values different kinds of features.

We want to mention right away; We did not test every vaporizer ourselves yet. There are simply too many, but we’re catching up vape by vape. Please read more about our ratings on our about page. We often adjust vaporizer ratings after using them more often.

Feel free to message us your questions or opinions about vaporizers via Twitter, Instagram or Reddit. We’re happy to help.

Things to consider

Here are some features you should look out for, and questions you should ask yourself when choosing a vaporizer:

Build Quality & Used Materials
Some vapes feel more sturdy than others. Do you want a perfectly designed & well-built vape or is it not so important, and you rather prefer a lower price? How important is the build quality for you?

Vaporizers are made out of plastic, glass, steel, aluminum, wood and ceramic elements. And don’t worry, when a vape uses plastic for a mouthpiece it’s not necessarily bad. They are usually food-grade materials. Even the Mighty has a plastic mouthpiece and is one of the most popular vapes out there. What’s your preferred material?

Size & Weight
How portable does your vaporizer need to be? Do you usually use it at home or mainly on-the-go? How important is it, that your vape fits into your pocket? Smaller vapes are not necessarily the better choice when you opt-in for optimal portability; some smaller vapes can get much hotter than bigger ones.

Battery
Do you need a big battery or are you okay with charging it daily, as you do with your smartphone? Are you often using your vape on-the-go, so a replaceable battery might be great?

Session or On-Demand Vaping
Do you prefer long sessions or a few hits at a time is all you need? Well, you need to decide this for yourself. What’s for sure is that most vapes are meant for vaping in sessions and only a few are suitable for on-demand vaping.

Temperature Controls
Some electronic vapes work with a preset of temperatures, others let you precisely adjust the temperature. Certain vapes have special kind of settings, like a smart path or boost mode.

Vapor Quality & Bowl Size
The vapor quality is something that can vary by so many factors. The strain of herbs, how moisture it is, how tightly you pack a bowl, the temperature, and many more factors. It’s hard to determine the vapor quality of a vaporizer. We usually fill the bowls full, since that’s what is recommended in general. Some vapes work better with loosely packed bowls than others.

Smartphone Apps / Yay or Nay
Some vapes come with a Smartphone app; most don’t. Apps normally give you more control of the device and make handling it more convenient. On the contrary, it can make you kind of dependent on your phone. Even though vaporizers that feature apps can typically also be used without them, but somehow it makes you feel missing out on functionality. Our experience with apps was surprisingly great so far.

Ease of use / Cleaning
Last but not less important is the simplicity or ease of use of your vaporizer. You don’t want a vape that frustrates you every time you use it. You want a vape, that you can turn on and start vaping without hassle. The cleaning process is rather important as well. Keep in mind that certain devices need more care than others.

Best Portable Dry Herb Vaporizer (Our Favorites)

The most important aspects of a great portable dry herb vape for us are the build quality, vapor quality and ease of use. Portable vapes should not get too hot, same for the vapor plus the device should be easy to use.

Mighty Vaporizer

4.9

Simple and smart, the Mighty vaporizer is suitable for anyone who is only satisfied with the best vapor quality. Engineered and produced in Germany, it's the best medical grade vaporizer you'll find.

DaVinci IQ

4.9

DaVinci has created another smart vaporizer, the DaVinci IQ. Already known for creating gorgeous, high-quality products like the DaVinci Ascent. The DaVinci IQ comes complete with an expertly designed app. Other than producing high-quality vapor, the vaporizer features a display ...

PAX 3 Vaporizer

4.8

PAX raised another level to the game from the PAX 2 into the next step in vaporizer evolution. But, the PAX 3 has perfected the formula. Each change in design from the second PAX leaves everything you loved and improves ...

Firefly 2 Vaporizer

4.8

Soak in the high-gloss perfection that the people from Firefly have cooked up for the public this time around: The Firefly 2. The added concentrate functionality is a revelation in both ease and performance. Also included is an app, an ...

Boundless Tera

4.8

The Boundless Tera is an elegant convection vaporizer coupled with enormous power. It features a massive capacity of 2500mAh generated by two removable 18650 batteries. The best part is, it comes with a water adapter that attaches it to most ...

Arizer Go (ArGo)

4.8

The Arizer Go a.k.a ArGo vaporizer would be the first herbal vaporizer released by the notorious vaporizer maker: Arizer. Made in Canada, Arizer has been trusted by vaporizing connoisseurs for their excellent vaporizers such as the Arizer Solo II, which ...

Fenix Mini Vaporizer

4.7

The Fenix Mini is a smaller version of the Fenix vaporizer with similar qualities except that the palm sized vaporizer provide more discreetness than the regular ones. Compatible with herbal and concentrate material, the Fenix Mini Vaporizer come with a ...

Best Pen Vaporizer (Our Favorites)

As the name already reveals, the vaporizing devices look similar to a pen. They are usually super light, narrow and small. Usually, they are made for concentrates or waxes, but some pen vaporizers can vaporize dried herbs and wax at the same time. In general, a pen vaporizer always consists of a mouthpiece, a heating chamber, and a rechargeable battery.

Atmos Ruva

4.6

The Atmos Ruva will likely be one of the smallest and most compact vaporizers you come across. Fitting snugly into the palm of your hand, this little device by Atmos is likely to surprise you. The first thing you will ...

DynaVap OmniVap

DynaVap OmniVap

4.5

The VapCap OmniVap is a herbal and resin vaporizer. Being one of the most expensive vaporizers from DynaVap, the OmniVap is far too advanced than when they started with the VapCap Original. Constructed primarily from Titanium or Carbon, it still ...

KandyPens Gravity

4.5

A vape pen comes in many shapes and sizes, but the Kandypens Gravity stands alone at the top of everyone's wish list. Built specifically for vaporizing concentrates, the Gravity boasts brand new features like the choice of two coils, more ...

Atmos Aegis

4.5

An “aegis” is anything that shields you from outside attacks. In this case, the Atmos Aegis shields beginners from purchasing the wrong starter vaporizer. There are just a few things you need to care about when starting. But the Aegis ...

VapCap OmniVonG

4.5

The  VapCap OmniVonG is one of the most sought-after VapCap vaporizer variation by DynaVap. Combining components of the VapCap OmniVap and VapCap NonaVonG, the OmniVonG features OmniVap condenser and mouthpiece together with a NonaVonG's midsection.

KandyPens Prism

4.4

The Prism vaporizer is the "Next-Generation Sub-Ohm Essential Oil Vaporizer" quoted from KandyPens. Featuring dual Quartz rods with Titanium coils atomizer, the Prism operates in 3 preset temperatures of 160°C, 177°C, 199°C and 221°C. The best thing about this vaporizer ...

DynaVap VapCap ‘M’

4.4

The VapCap M by DynaVap is a herbal and resin vaporizer. Slightly different from its predecessor VapCap Original, it is made of Stainless steel instead of glass. The 9.2 cm long vaporizer is a nonelectrical vaporizer and requires flame as ...

Best Desktop Vaporizer (Our Favorites)

Desktop Vaporizers are stationary devices, which are normally connected to the electrical grid. The clear advantage of desktop vaporizers is the amount of oil or herbs that can be loaded into the heating chamber. In addition, desktop vaporizers often offer more individuality and often come with a balloon or hose function. Each device has its special features.

Volcano Digit

4.9

When the Original Volcano came out in 2000, the vaporizer community looked nothing like it does today. The Volcano vaporizer has created a stable, competitive market that consumers enjoy. There is no such thing as a Volcano “beater,” it is ...

Arizer Extreme Q

4.8

Initially reaching popularity with the Arizer Extreme, the Canadian-based tech company, Arizer, released its most robust offering so far with the Arizer Extreme Q desktop vaporizer. Featuring near silent operation and dual-use functionality for both dry herbs and aromatherapy oils ...

AroMed 4.0

4.8

The Aromed 4.0 vaporizer is one of the most effective convection vaporizers available today. The German manufactured vaporizer utilizes a halogen light bulb as a heating element. More like a medical device, the vaporizer is capable of reaching 235°C while ...

De Verdamper Deluxe

4.7

The De Verdamper Deluxe a.k.a De Verdamper is developed by a Dutchman for the better vaporizing experience. Inspired by a bong, the Verdamper traps impurities through water filtration that also cools the vapor in the process. The herbal desktop vaporizer ...

Volcano Classic

4.7

Released over a decade ago, the Volcano Classic is undoubtedly the most popular medical vaporizer on the market. It removes toxins and other harmful by-products such as tar and carcinogens. Featuring the ground-breaking balloon vaporizing, a Classic Volcano makes every ...

Puffco Peak

4.7

The Peak is the first desktop vaporizer from Puffco. Known for producing tiny but mighty pen vaporizers, Puffco finally steps into the desktop vaporizer field. The futuristic-looking concentrate vaporizer heats up quickly, and the battery fully charges in only two ...

Dr. Dabber Switch

4.7

Known for amazing and high-quality vaporizers, Dr. Dabber is brewing the next amazing desktop device in the market: the Switch vaporizer. Featuring a reliable battery, Dr. Dabber Switch will compete with the formidable Dr. Dabber Boost. This one will provide ...

Best Low-Cost Dry Herb Vaporizers (Less than €100)

If you want to slowly get into the world of vaporizing and do not want to spend too much money immediately, our favorites for less than 100 euro might be interesting to you.

Fenix Mini Vaporizer

4.7

The Fenix Mini is a smaller version of the Fenix vaporizer with similar qualities except that the palm sized vaporizer provide more discreetness than the regular ones. Compatible with herbal and concentrate material, the Fenix Mini Vaporizer come with a ...

Atmos Ruva

4.6

The Atmos Ruva will likely be one of the smallest and most compact vaporizers you come across. Fitting snugly into the palm of your hand, this little device by Atmos is likely to surprise you. The first thing you will ...

XVAPE Fog

4.5

The XVAPE Fog is the first fully convection vaporizer from TopGreen, the company behind XVAPE and XMAX vaporizers. Featuring jewelry grade ceramic mouthpiece, the Fog vaporizes both herbal and concentrated materials within 40 seconds. The powerful 2600mAh battery and a ...

IOLITE® WISPR E

4.5

The Wispr E remains true to its predecessor models in design issues, the WISPR 2 for example. But the latest generation of the Wispr series hides many new features. A powerful Li-ion battery, the extra-large filling chamber and simple operation ...

Smono Flowermate Pro 6

4.5

It's suitable for vaping herbs, waxes, oils, and resins: the Smono Pro 6. This long-awaited model of the famous Flowermate series comes with proven, but also some new features. It has adjustable airflow and the ability to put the glass ...

Best Cheap Dry Herb Vaporizer (Less than €50)

Penguin Vaporizer

4.3

The Penguin Vaporizer is a Chinese vaporizer, and it got its name by the beak-like mouthpiece. As cute as its name, you will not guess this 10cm tall vaporizer boast 1600mAh battery. Featuring 5 preset temperatures ranging from 180°C to ...

Totem Vaporizer

4.3

The Totem is a versatile herbal vaporizer, and it is not only water-repellent but also extremely durable. This device comes with a hybrid heating system - a combination of convection and conduction technology, to ensures rapid heating and excellent vapor ...

NimbinVap 4.3

4.2

The NimbinVap 4.3 is an upgraded version of the previous NimbinVap 4.0 and comes with 20 configurations. Featuring backward compatibility, it allows you to use the accessories from the older versions. Therefore, you can use it with bongs, cigarettes and ...

We hope that we could help you to find a bunch of good options for you. If you have any further questions about products, you can find further information about the devices on our website or the Internet.

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We can help you find the best price for your vaporizer. Even if you are informed about products on other websites, you can return to Vapospy and check where to purchase a vaporizer at the best price.

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Detailed vaporizer descriptions

We have already tested a large number of vaporizers, collected information & specifications about vapes and summarized them for our readers. Vapospy is here to help you find the best vaporizer for you. Additionally, we offer an up-to-date price comparison feature for all vaporizer products.