The Five Best Electronic Cigarette Starter Kits for Beginners

Posted on Dec 29, 2015. 0 comments

Entering the world of electronic cigarettes and vaping can be a frustrating and daunting task. There are so many devices available on the market today, that it is exceptionally difficult to distinguish between those that are high quality, as well as ones that are simple enough for the beginner to use. Having tested over starter kits, we have identified the five best ones for beginners to consider.
Kanger Subvod Kit:

The Kanger Subvod Kit is a simple, yet powerful and well-performing, electronic cigarette starter kit. Without all of the bells and whistles of advance personal vaporizers, this setup will work phenomenally straight out of the box with very little experience or knowledge necessary.

The Kanger Subvod Kit comes with the Subtank Nano-S as well as a Subvod battery.

Kanger Subvod Kit

This sensational tank is constructed with high-grade 304 stainless steel for durability and longevity. You can feel the quality of the tank the moment you hold it in your hands. It is also designed to be exceptionally rust and corrosion resistant, so your device will last you for an extended period of time.

The tank features a satisfactory 1.9ml of e-juice capacity, allowing you to vape for a while prior to needing to refill the tank. The tank portion of the Subtank Nano-S is made with Pyrex glass rather than plastic. This substantially adds to the overall quality of the vapor produced, as it is resistant to the acidity that is contained in e-liquids. This provides for a noticeably truer, purer, and cleaner taste from your e-juices.

The Subtank Nano-S is also furnished with a state-of-the-art airflow control valve. This incredible component permits you to adjust the amount of air that is drawn into the tank when you take a hit. You can open the valve for airier hits or close it for tighter ones, depending on your preferences.

With a variety of high-quality atomizer coils that can be used with the Subtank Nano-S, you are sure to find the one that suits you best. Irrespective of the specific coil you use with the tank, all of them are made with 100% pure Japanese organic cotton as the wicking material. Void of bleach, colorants, and other impurities, this marvelous tank offers extremely tasty flavor and impressive vapor clouds.

The Subvod battery that comes with the Kanger Subvod Kit boasts a 1,300 mAh capacity, allowing you to use your ecig for long periods prior to needing to recharge it. The battery has been designed to match seamlessly with the tank in shape, size, and color. It has also been engineered to work optimally with the Subtank Nano-S without any need to set or adjust anything manually.The Kanger Subvod Battery is also equipped with passthrough capability, which allows you to use it while it is being charged. With the included Micro-USB-to-USB charging cable, you can charge the battery in a wall outlet, computer, or any electronic device with a USB charging port. Moreover, if you purchase a USB car adapter, you can charge and vape while you drive—a feature that's perfect for long road trips.

The Kanger Subvod Kit Comes with:

1 x Kanger Subtank Nano-S Clearomizer
1 x Kanger SubVod Battery
1 x Replacement Glass Tube
1 x Kanger SSOCC Atomizer Coil (0.5 Ohms)
1 x Micro USB Charging Cable
1 x User Manual


Aspire Premium Kit:

The Aspire premium Starter Kit has everything that you could ask for in an electronic cigarette kit. It is extremely beautiful, offers incredible performance, is easy-to-use, and is very affordably priced. Plumes of vapor is accompanied by rich, robust flavor, together offering a genuinely enjoyable vaping experience.

The Aspire Premium Kit comes with both the Nautilus Mini Tank as well as the CF VV+ Variable Voltage Battery. Both components are made with very high-quality materials and work splendidly together. The setup as a whole is also very aesthetically beautiful, compact, and relatively lightweight.

Aspire Premium KitThe Aspire Nautilus Mini Tank is made with the finest materials. The 304-grade Stainless Steel body provides for strength and durability, while the Pyrex glass e-liquid reservoir allows for extremely clean and pure flavor. Since the glass is not susceptible to the acidity of e-juices, you will not experience the altered taste often noticed with plastic tanks.

With the entire tank able to be disassembled, you will have an extremely easy time cleaning and maintaining your Nautilus Mini Tank. Additionally, the removable drip tip allows you to substitute it with virtually any 510 mouthpiece you wish. This way, you can choose between various colors and materials—perfect for those who dislike metal drip tips.

The Nautilus Mini Tank is furnished with Aspire’s renowned airflow control valve. This device allows you to modify the amount of air that is drawn into the tank when you take a drag. This is not only great for customizing the vapor that is produced, but is also very handy when you alternate between e-juices of varying VG consistency.

The Aspire Premium Kit also comes with the CF VV+ Variable Voltage Battery. The body of this gorgeous device is made with a carbon fiber, which offers a genuinely stunning aesthetic beauty. Regardless of the color you choose, you will enjoy the detailed carbon fiber appearance, which is sure to grab the attention of those around you.

The base of the CF VV+ Battery is furnished with a voltage adjustment knob that is located at its base. By simply rotating the wheel clockwise and counterclockwise, you can increase or decrease the amount of power that the battery releases from 3.3V – 4.8V. This ability permits you to use atomizer coils of varying resistances, providing for a further customizable vaping experience.

The Aspire CF VV+ Battery is also furnished with a spring-loaded, self-adjusting center pin, which virtually ensures a secure connection between it and the Nautilus Mini Tank. The fire button on this sensational battery is designed with an LED light that illuminated once it is pressed. However, the light is not just a nice aesthetic touch, but also acts as a battery level indicator. When the battery’s charge is above 25%, the light will shine blue, and will turn orange once it is below the 25% mark.
The Aspire Premium Kit Comes with:
1 x Aspire CF VV+ Variable Voltage Battery (1,000 mAh)
1 x Aspire Nautilus Mini Tank
1 x Aspire USB Charger
5 x Aspire BVC Replacement Coils (1.8 ohms)
1 x Aspire A/C Wall Adapter
1 x User Manual


Eleaf iStick Basic:

The Eleaf iStick Basic Kit is a unique and extremely easy-to-use setup that is absolutely perfect for beginning vapers. Its square shape makes in extremely comfortable to hold and use throughout the day. Unlike the vast majority of kits on the market, the iStick Basic’s tank is housed within the body of the battery making it much more compact and convenient. It provides fantastic performance, while offering an extremely sleek and elegant aesthetic design.

The Eleaf iStick Basic comes with the wonderful GS-Air 2 Tank that rests internally within Eleaf iStick Basic Kitthe MOD’s body. The tank is removable, allowing you to easily fill the tank and replace the atomizer coil. Eleaf intelligently included a window on the side of the device allowing you to clearly monitor the amount of e-juice that remains in the tank.

The frame of the Eleaf GS-Air 2 Tank is made with 304-grade Stainless Steel, while the tank portion is made with quality Pyrex Glass. Since the tank is protected within the body of the MOD, it is much more resistant to damage if accidentally dropped. To make removal and replacement of the tank effortless, Eleaf brilliantly designed it with a magnetic connector, which snaps in place without needing to screw or unscrew it.

The base of the GS-Air 2 Tank is furnished with a wonderful airflow control valve. This fantastic component allows you to adjust the amount of air that is drawn into the tank while in use. The valve, therefore, allows you to greatly customize your vaping experience by permitting you to make your hits airier or tighter based on your liking as well as the type of e-liquid you are using at the time.

The Eleaf iStick Basic Kit is also equipped with the iStick Basic Box MOD. This simple, yet highly-effective device takes virtually no knowledge to use, as it has been set to work optimally with the GS-Air 2 Tank. All of the settings have been pre-programmed, eliminating the need for you to make any adjustments whatsoever.

The iStick Basic MOD has been ergonomically designed to fit very comfortably in your hand for continuous use through the course of the day. It is compact, thin, sleek, and very beautiful in design. It is equipped with an internal 2,300 mAh battery, allowing you to use it through the day without needing a charge.
The iStick Basic Kit Comes with:
1 x Eleaf iStick Basic Box MOD
1 x Eleaf iStick GS Air 2 Tank
2 x Eleaf GS Air Atomizer Coils (0.75 Ohms)
1 x Magnetic Connector (510 Thread)
1 x Magnetic Connector (eGo Thread)
1 x Charging Cable
1 x User Manual


Kanger eSmart Kit:

For beginner vapers who are looking for a “cigalike” electronic cigarette setup, it doesn’t get much better than the Kanger eSmart Kit. The term “cigalike” is derived from the shape, size, feel, and overall appearance of the device, as it is very similar to a traditional cigarette. Although slightly longer and larger in diameter, the Kanger eSmart closely resembles an analog cigarette, which is a feature that many beginners fancy.

The Kanger eSmart Kit comes with two eSmart batteries. The batteries are very basic, small, and convenient to hold and carry. They are cylindrical in shape and sport a 320 Kanger eSmart KitmAh battery. For a heavy user, a single battery will likely not last throughout the day without needing a charge; however, the fact that the kit comes with a second set, you can easily carry the fully-charged spare with you.

The Kanger eSmart Kit also comes with the eSmart Tank, which features a colored window designed to match the color of the battery. This is a nice touch, as it gives the device as a whole a very beautiful and uniform look. Although rather small, the eSmart tank offers very satisfactory hits, with great vapor production and rich flavor.

Unlike the other kits in the top five list, the eSmart Tank is not designed with replaceable atomizer heads. Rather, once the atomizer coil has burnt out, you simply replace it with a new tank and dispose of the old one. Although slightly more expensive than replacing solely the atomizer coil, Kanger intentionally engineered the eSmart Kit in this fashion so that you are not forced to fiddle around with atomizer coils whatsoever.

The Kanger eSmart Kit is an exceptionally great value, as it comes with two complete devices within the package. You can either fill one tank and carry only the spare battery, or fill both with different e-juices, allowing you to easily alternate between different flavors. The Kanger eSmart Kit is available in 7 beautiful colors to choose from, so you are certain to find the one that’s best for you.
The Kanger eSmart Kit Comes with:
2 x Kanger eSmart Batteries (320mAh)
2 x Kanger eSmart Tanks (1.3ml)
1 x Kanger eSmart Wall Adapter 
1 x Kanger eSmart USB Charger
1 x Instruction Manual


Kanger EMOW Kit:

Kanger makes it to the top five kits again with the wonderful EMOW Kit. This kit comes with a substantial 1,300 mAh internal battery and a great tank with a 1.8 ml e-juice capacity. Although it is larger than the eSmart, the EMOW is still rather compact and comes in four beautiful metallic colors to choose from.

The Kanger EMOW Kit is equipped with the high-quality EMOW Tank. Made with Kanger EMOW Kit304-grade stainless steel, it is durable and solid. Its stunning metallic paint job gives it a gorgeous radiant sheen. The e-juice tank portion of the EMOW Clearomizer is made with high-grade Pyrex glass, making it completely impervious to the acidity found in e-liquids. The glass is encased within the body of the tank, which protects it from damage. With a sizable window on either side, you can easily monitor the remaining e-juice level.

The Kanger EMOW Tank is furnished with a state-of-the-art airflow control valve, which permits you to fine-tune the air intake. This helps with customizing your vaping experience, while also helping to eliminate flooding and gurgling. By rotating the airflow ring, you can increase or decrease the air that is drawn into the tank while taking a hit.

The EMOW Tank is designed to take Kanger’s spectacular dual-coil atomizer heads. The double coil configuration essentially equates to twice the amount of vapor and flavor that is produced. Once the coil burns out, you can easily and inexpensively replace it as needed.

The Kanger EMOW Kit also comes with the EMOW Battery. Designed to precisely match the color and diameter of the tank, this wonderful battery is extremely user-friendly, compact, and engineered to work optimally with the available dual-coil atomizer heads. With a 1,300 mAh capacity, you will be able to use the device throughout the day without needing a charge.

The Kanger EMOW Battery is also a variable voltage device. Equipped with an easy-to-use adjustment knob located at the end of the battery, you can increase or decrease the power output based on your preferences, atomizer resistance, and type of e-juice that is use at the time. This is great for customization, as well as permitting you to alternate between atomizer coils of varying resistances.
The Kanger EMOW Kit Comes with:
1 x Kanger Aerotank MOW Glassomizer
1 x Kanger EMOW Battery (1,300 mAh)
5 x Kanger BDC Replacement Coils
1 x Kanger USB Charger
1 x Kanger Wall Adapter
1 x User's Manual
1 x Gift Box


For your convenience, please refer to the Quick Guide to the Five Best Electronic Cigarettes below:









Kanger Subvod

1,300 mAh


Pyrex Glass




Aspire Premium

900 mAh


Pyrex Glass




iStick Basic

2,300 mAh


Pyrex Glass




Kanger eSmart

320 mAh


Polyurethane Plastic




Kanger EMOW

1,300 mAh


Pyrex Glass







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