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A Review and Instructions of Use for the Top Beginner-Friendly Vape Kits

30th Aug 2021 | 85 | upends v

If you are new to the vaping world, everything might seem all new and the terms a bit intimidating. Also, you might not know how and where to begin your vaping journey. This article is here to solve a few of your problems when it comes to picking the best beginner friendly vape kits. The following are among the Vape kits you should consider starting your vaping journey with:

1.Smok RPM 40

The Smok RPM is a top and innovative vaping kit which will elevate your vaping experience to a whole new level. If you are newbie in the vaping world, you should consider this to be your starting point.

The Smok RPM 40 kit features both the vaping methods which are Mouth-To Lung (MTL) and the Direct-To-Lung (DTL).

What is Included in the Smok RPM 40 Kit

  • 1RPM standard Pod-RPM mesh 0.40hm coil which is pre-installed
  • 1 RPM standard Pod-Nord DC 0.6ohm coil also pre-installed
  • 1 Smok RPM 40 vape starter kit
  • 1 user manual
  • USB cable


The Smok RPM 40 kit comes with a 1500mAh battery which is quite impressive for such a small device. It takes approximately two hours to fully charge the battery.


The Smok RPM 40 is a small-sized device with a clear screen. It has a full screen 0.96 colors screen display which is easy to read. The home display enables you to read the wattage settings, battery life, voltage, puff count, and coil resistance.

To lock your device, click on the fire button three times. To reset your puff counter, press on the fire button and minus.


The Smok RPM 40 has a large e-liquid capacity coupled with excellent battery life which allows you to vape for a long time. The Pod has eliquid capacity of 4.3 ml when using the 0.4Ω coil, and 4.5 ml capacity when using the Nord DC 0.6Ω coil.

Pros and Cons of Smok RPM 40


  • Ergonomic and impressive body built
  • Excellent and bright screen display
  • Large e-liquid capacity
  • Dual coils
  • Great flavor
  • Excellent battery capacity and life
  • Easy portability and comfort


  • Does not include the RBA deck
  • No manual airflow adjustment

2.Smok RPM 80 Pro

The Smok RPM 80 Pro is the latest vape kit in the RPM series. The pod system comes with a coils that support DL vaping with medium to higher wattage usage. Also, the system supports both the restricted DL and MTL vaping with lower wattage.

The Smok RPM 80 pro operates on a single 18650 batteries with wattage of up to 80 watts with full adjustability.


The Smok RPM 80 pro is slightly larger compared to most pods, due to the 18650 battery. It weighs around 125 grams with dimensions of 109 x 26 x 31.55mm.

This Smok RPM is well built with a great feel on the hands, thanks to its shape. It comes in a wide array of assorted colors.


The Smok RPM 80 pro comes with two coils, the 0.17-ohm RGC coil at 40-80 watts and the 0.4-ohm RPM coil at 25 watts.  Generally, this Smok RPM series is a great performer using the 0.4-ohm coil.


While the battery life of your vape device largely varies with your vaping frequency, The Smok RPM 80 pro has an excellent battery. The battery for this pod system stands at 18650s with an external battery with a capacity of 3000mAh. The battery charges pretty and fast and indicates the percentage on the display.

Pros and Cons of Smok RPM 80 Pro


  • Great build quality
  • Assorted color options
  • Large color screen displays wattage and battery
  • Large capacity 5 mL
  • Easy to use and to re-fill
  • Clear-glass pods to allow juice monitoring
  • Adjustable airflow
  • It has two coil options
  • Supports RBA decks
  • Great flavor with both coils
  • Good life with 0.4-ohm coil
  • Uses18650 batteries
  • Fast charging battery
  • Adjustable output


  • 17-ohm coils have low life
  • Low battery life with 0.17-ohm coils

Smok Novo

If you have been in the world of vaping for some time, you have probably heard of the Smok Novo. With a honeycomb, design, this vape device has an impressive sleek device which looks like a whistle. It has smooth edges which makes it comfortable in the hands.


Smok Novo is a sleek compact sized pod almost the same size of a cigarette lighter. It is light weight and can fit perfectly well in the pocket of your jeans.

The pod system comes in a wide range of assorted colors. It can hold 2ml of vape juice and operates with a 1.2ohm coil.

The mouth piece is sleek and feels comfortable in the mouth. However, the mouthpiece is opaque and does not allow you to monitor your e-liquid.

Flavor Quality

Although small size, the Smok Novo hits quite hard giving the user a rich flavor. Depending with how frequently you vape, the pod can last for a week or two.

Power Flexibility

The Smok Novo lacks advanced features present in advanced vape devices. Features such as temperature control, variable wattage, and customizable TCR settings are not present in this Smok Nova.

Pros and Cons of Smok Novo


  • Sleek and stylish portable design
  • Easy to use and refill
  • Assorted colors


  • The airflow is not adjustable


1.How long is my RPM 40 Vape going to last?

With a good battery capacity of 1500mAh, the device is suitable for low powered vaping. The coils have also a decent life and is going to last you for about one and half weeks.

2.Is RPM 40 a good vape pen?

Generally, it is a good vape pen. However, depending with the features you are looking for in your vaping device, it might not be what you are looking for.

3.How do I Know if my RPM coil is burnt?

You will know the coil is burnt if you experience an abnormal burnt taste. Also, if your vape is gurgling, the coil could be burnt. The vapor and flavor output will start to lessen. You should change the coil.

  1. How can I reset my RPM 80 Pro vape pen?

Three quick clicks on the button will either lock or unlock your device. To lock the wattage, press the up and down button simultaneously. To change the color of the display screen, press the power up and fire simultaneously. To reset you puff count, press down and fire button simultaneously.

  1. Why is my vape not functioning?

It is probably due to low charge. First, check if the battery contact clogged by dirt. Wipe it clean and charge it.

  1. Is it ok to charge my RPM device overnight?

It is convenient to charge your battery overnight. However, you run a risk of overcharging your battery which can damage and reduce the life span of your battery.

  1. What wattage is suitable to vape at?

10 watts is good enough for vaping. However, if you want more exciting vape experience, you can use up to 40 or 50 watts.

UPENDS UPONE: Disposable Vape Pen

Upone is a top-quality disposable vape system from UPEND. Upone is among the high-performance pod systems from UPEND. If you don’t to go through the process of refilling your vape pen every other time, Upone is a disposable vape pen that lasts you for quite a long time.

It comes with a 4.5 ml e-liquid capacity which is three times larger the regular disposable vapes which are normally 1.5 ml. with such large capacity, you get to vape three times longer thus saving you money.


The Upone is the best performing disposable vape giving you thick vapor and rich flavor. It has a thick cotton base coil which enables it to give such an impressive performance. In addition, there are no interruptions due to leakage or popping.


The safety of Upone is guaranteed. The mouthpiece filter is specially designed with a thick cotton to prevent issues such as condensate and spitting.

In addition, the pod system runs on a class A battery which is safety guaranteed. All the cotton used in the Upone pod system is derived from natural organic farms with non-pollutants. The mouthpiece is made with food-grade plastic, which safe for human use.


Upone is rich is excellent flavors. It comes in a wide array of colors such as Cuban tobacco, Lychee crush, cool mint, pineapple ice, raspberry blueberry, and juicy grape.

So, if you are looking for an out of ordinary vaping experience, while still saving your money, take up the Upone.


When it comes to efficient vape pens and devices, Smoktech never disappoints. Both the RPM 40 and RPM 80 pro are great vape pens. They have a few differences and choice is determined by what features or experience you want.