Since its introduction just a few years ago the vaping market has come on leaps and bounds. Remember those big clunky devices that look more like gas lighters than something you carry around in your pocket to smoke on the sly? Well vaping paraphernalia has become slicker, cleverer and generally something much more pleasant to use. With updates, developments and variations constantly being released, it’s good to know what’s hot and what’s not and where you should be putting your money, so here’s a guide to the best of the best vape pen, across a range of budgets.

The Best Vape Pen for You

eLeaf iJust 2 Mini

This is the perfect vape pen for the minimalist beginner. It’s small, sleek and simple design fits easily into your pocket and makes vaping look smart and elegant. It’s packed full of tech and comes with a rechargeable internal power source, so you can vape for days on end with minimal fuss. The starter kit contains everything you need, including a coil, a tank, a stainless steel drip tip and that superior rechargeable power source.

eLeaf's Vape
eLeaf’s iJust 2 Mini Vape

The eLeaf’s selling point is its compact grace: at just 10cm long and with a smart casing, you can get a streamlined, intensely flavoured vape for just £35.

The eGo One Mini Starter Kit

One of the most highly rated vaping kits out there, this little guy is smart, elegant and flexible, in that he can that he can be moulded to fit your particular vaping needs. The eGo is a wee 11cm in length and has a waistline to match, so slides into any pocket however small. Its discreet build is complimented by one of the most impressive, temperature-controlled atomizers available, offering a consistently cool and subtle vape. It’s atomizer is also fully rebuildable, so you can customise your experience out of the many options available.

eGo Vaping Kit
The eGo One Mini Starter Kit

A sleek design, offering flexibility of experience and a long life, with an integrated 850mAh battery, the eGo One Mini Starter Kit is brilliant value at £39.

Vaporfi Rebel 3

The Vaporfi label has already made a name for itself with its Rebel 2 model, and the Rebel 3 is everything you’d expect after the popularity of its predecessor and much more. Many of its features have been built with the heavy vaper in mind, such as in improved internal battery, allowing several days of consistent vape before it needs a recharge, and an enlarged tank, which is capable of holding up to 5.8ml of vaping liquid. This really is the survival pen, supporting you for days without the need to refill or connect to power.

Vaporfi Rebel 3
Vaporfi Rebel 3

It’s weight matches its hefty substance, however, but its hardly surprising considering it has a 100% stainless steel casing. Its vape clouds are equally impressive, though, generated by its direct-to-lung delivery system, which gives a deep, rich flavour. At £39 this is a solid buy for the heavy vaper.

Now we’re at the high-end of the vape market, but Apollo has long since made a name for quality vaping technology, so you’re not being mugged off. This vape pen comes with a built-in temperature control to ensure your vape stays consistently cool and smooth, and a 18650 battery which allows for hour-long vapes.

The Apollo VTube Kit V5.0
The Apollo VTube Kit V5.0

The weight of this one can seem off-putting and clunky, but be assured that none of it has gone to waste. The exceptionally efficient atomizer is accompanied by variable wattage, a child security lock and a spring-loaded pin, all encased within a stainless-steel shell. The latest product from a leading vaping tech company, this is luxury vaping at £115.95.