Best Devices

Note to Reader: We are not getting paid by manufacturer, this is an independent review


From the FDA’s approval of IQOS to the production and release of many new devices, 2019 has been a pretty good year for Heat-Not-Burn. It also marks the beginning of the second year for Heat180.com. Throughout the past year we have reviewed tons of HnB devices, some great, some not so great. As we start a new year we want to recognize and share with you the best HnB devices on the market. Here’s Heat180’s ‘Best Devices of 2019’ roundup!



Best Device: HiTaste P5

HiTaste P5 is the device that we think offers the best overall user experience. This device has more features than any other HnB device on the market right now, including temperature adjustment, length of cycle adjustment, usage record, self-cleaning, etc., meaning that you can customize your experience to fit your preferences.

HIGHLIGHTS
Price$40USD
Number of Cycles (aka number of HeatSticks before needing to recharge device)Officially 15 but our test users got 16 HeatSticks
HeatSticksHEETS, Marlboro for IQOS, Fiit
FeaturesOLED Display Screen
Temperature Adjustment
Length of Cycle Adjustment
Usage Record
Self-Cleaning Function
Charging Time1 hour 57 minutes
ColorsWhite, black, red, blue, purple/teal ombre
Release Date2018
ManufacturerShenzhen Ruigu Technology Co. Ltd.
Where to Buy HiTaste P5 and other HiTaste devices?Here

Best Value: GLO Series 2

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GLO Series 2 is the device we think offers the best value for your money. While $85USD may seem like alot, this is one of the sturdiest devices on the market, it offers 40+ consecutive uses, and best of all, because GLO is such a brand powerhouse, you never have to worry about repair and replacement issues if something happens to the device – just contact your regional GLO customer support!

GLO Series 2
Price$85USD
Number of Cycles (aka number of HeatSticks before needing to recharge device)Officially 30, but our testers usually got 43
HeatSticksNeo, NeoStiks, Dunhill NeoStiks, Kent NeoStiks
FeaturesN/A
Charging Time2 hours 19 minutes
ColorsBlack, Gold, Pink, Steel Blue
Release Date2018
ManufacturerBritish American Tobacco
Where to Buy GLO Series 2 and other GLO devices?Varies on region

Most Innovative: Koken K1 Max and Fogfaery HeatSticks

Koken is a brand all about innovation! Originally started as an attempt to research and develop innovative ways to improve human health, Koken eventually became a Heat-Not-Burn manufacturer. The Koken K1 Max device stands out in the industry with it’s unique design and powerful battery. But that’s not all that makes Koken innovative. The brand has also makes their own HeatSticks (without nicotine) called Fogfaery HeatSticks. Fogfaery is made by Guigang Guojian Bio-Technology Co. Ltd. in Guangxi, China, a subsidiary of Koken.

Koken K1 Max
Price$81USD
Number of Cycles (aka number of HeatSticks before needing to recharge device)Officially 25-30, but our test users got 37 HeatSticks
HeatSticksHEETS, Marlboro for IQOS, Fiit, Fogfaery HeatSticks
FeaturesTemperature Adjustment
Charging Time?
ColorsBlack, white, red, gold
Release Date2018
ManufacturerJapan: Koken Industry Co. Ltd.

China: Qianhai Guojian Huayan (Shenzhen) Co. Ltd.
Where to Buy Koken K1 Max and other Koken devices?Here

Best Design: Cigrig H1

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We love Cigrig H1 ‘s simple but classy aesthetic! The outer design reminds us of palm leaves. It makes the device feel fresh and clean and isn’t that what harm reduction is all about?

Cigrig H1
Price$72USD
Number of Cycles (aka number of HeatSticks before needing to recharge device)Officially 30 HeatSticks, but our test users got 37
HeatSticksHEETS, Marlboro for IQOS
FeaturesLocking Feature
Self-Cleaning
Charging Time3 hours, 16 minutes
ColorsBlack or white
Release DateUnknown
ManufacturerShenzhen Sige Ruige Technology Co. Ltd.
Where to Buy Cigrig H1 and other Cigrig devices?No official vendor, but can be purchased
on Alibaba or AliExpress
through unofficial vendors

Best On-The-Go: iBuddy Se

Compact and lightweight, iBuddy Se is the perfect device for anyone who is always on-the-go! You get 16 uses from one charge, and if you do need more then you’re in luck, iBuddy Se is the fasted charging device we’ve ever tried. It only takes 35 minutes to charge fully! Throw it in your bag with a portable charger and you’re good to go!

iBuddy Se
Price$45USD
Number of Cycles (aka number of HeatSticks before needing to recharge device)Officially 12-13, but our test users got 16
HeatSticksHEETS, Marlboro for IQOS
FeaturesN/A
Charging Time35 minutes
ColorsBlack, Silver, Red
Release DateUnknown
ManufacturerShenzhen Buddy Technology Development Co. Ltd.
Where to Buy iBuddy Se and other iBuddy devices?Here or Here

Most Powerful: Langqin

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If you’re looking for a powerful device, Langqin is it! Langin offers 47 consecutive uses! That is the most of any device we’ve reviewed so far this year!

Langqin
PriceApproximately $25USD
Number of Cycles (aka number of HeatSticks before needing to recharge device)Officially 30, but our test users got 47
HeatSticksHEETS, Marlboro for IQOS, Fiit
FeaturesTemperature Adjustment
Self-Cleaning
Charging Time1 hour, 57 minutes
ColorsBlue, gold, gray, but sometimes other colors
available by request
Release Date2019
ManufacturerShenzhen City Saensi Electronic Technology Co. Ltd.
Where to Buy Langqin?Here

Honorable Mentions: UWOO Y1, Anlerr G1, Lambda T3, and Lil Solid Plus

We can’t leave out UWOO Y1, Anlerr G1, JOUZ 20, Lambda T3, and Lil Solid Plus from our Best of 2019 list. These devices were all great quality and each oen offered something unique. If you’re looking for another powerful device UWOO Y1 can offer you 44 consecutive uses. Anlerr G1 is a great (and also the only available) alternative to GLO. Lambda T3 is a fast-charging device with all the necessary features and great aesthetic. And finally, Lil Solid Plus, which is simple and easy to use, ranks higher than IQOS as a big tobacco HnB device.

Anlerr G1
Price$39USD
Number of Cycles (aka number of HeatSticks before needing to recharge device)Officially 25, and our test users got 25
HeatSticksNeo, NeoStiks, Dunhill NeoStiks, Kent NeoStiks
FeaturesTemperature Adjustment
Charging Time2 hours, 42 minutes
ColorsSilver
Release DateUnknown
ManufacturerShenzhen Anlerr Technology Co. Ltd.
Where to Buy Anlerr G1 and other Anlerr devices?There's no official retailer, we bought ours on AliExpress

UWOO Y1
Price$55-$65USD
Number of Cycles (aka number of HeatSticks before needing to recharge device)Officially 40, but our test users got 44
HeatSticksHEETS, Marlboro for IQOS, Fiit
FeaturesTemperature Adjustment
Self-Cleaning
Charging Time3 hours
ColorsBlack, white, blue, red, gold, and pink
Release Date2019
ManufacturerShenzhen Yunxi Technology Co. Ltd.
Where to Buy UWOO Y1 and other UWOO devices?Here

Lambda T3
Price$65USD
Number of Cycles (aka number of HeatSticks before needing to recharge device)Officially 18-20, but our test users got 22
HeatSticksHEETS, Marlboro for IQOS
FeaturesTemperature Adjustment
Self-Cleaning
Charging Time1 hour, 14 minutes
ColorsRed, Black, Blue, Gold, Green
Release Date2019
ManufacturerShenzhen Original Technology Co. Ltd.
Where to Buy Lambda T3 and other Lambda devices?Wholesaler: Here

Lil Solid Plus
PriceVaries, we paid $190USD
Number of Cycles (aka number of HeatSticks before needing to recharge device)Our test users got 38
HeatSticksFiit
FeaturesSelf-Cleaning
Charging Time2 hours, 3 minutes
ColorsWhite, black, blue
Release Date2018
ManufacturerKorea Tobacco & Ginseng
Where to Buy Lil Solid Plus and other Lil devices?Online retailers or forward services

Have you tried the best of 2019 yet? What do you think?

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