GLO at a Glance: A Quick Guide
The Heat180 Team prides ourselves on our extensive and in-depth reviews, but we understand that sometimes you just need a quick answer, so we’ve compiled all the essential information about GLO devices in one post.
|Device||GLO (Original)||GLO Series 2 Mini||GLO Series 2|
|Diameters||86 x 44 x 22mm||82 x 41 x 20mm||86 x 44 x 22mm|
|Weight with Packaging||323g||307g||343g|
|Battery Type||Unspecified||Li-ion (2000mAh)||Li-ion (3250mAh)|
|Power Input||Micro-B USB||Micro-B USB||Micro-B USB|
|Charging Time||Between 2-4 hours||Approximately 1 hour and 5 minutes||Approximately 2 hours 19 minutes|
|Maximum Blade Temperature||464 F, 240 C||391 F, 199 C||408 F, 209 C|
|Time it Takes for Device to Heat||Approximately 40 seconds||Approximately 40 seconds||Approximately 40 seconds|
|Vibrates to Indicate Nearing the End of a Cycle||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|How Long Does a Cycle Last||3.5 minutes||3.5 minutes||3.5 minutes|
|How Many Cycles Before Device Needs Charging||Officially 30, but our test users got 32||Officially 15, but our testers usually got 18||Officially 30, but our testers usually got 43|
|HeatSticks||Neo and Kent NeoSticks||Neo and Kent NeoSticks||Neo and Kent NeoSticks|
|Built-In Cleaning Mechanism||No||No||No|
|How Often Should Device Be Cleaned||Every 20 HeatSticks||Every 20 HeatSticks||Every 20 HeatSticks|
|Accessories Available||Yes - Cleaning Brush, Micro-B USB Cable, skins (stick-on patterns, often limited edition and vary on region)||Yes - Cleaning Brush, Micro-B USB Cable, skins (stick-on patterns, often limited edition and vary on region)||Yes - Cleaning Brush, Micro-B USB Cable, skins (stick-on patterns, often limited edition and vary on region)|
|Colors Available||Gold, Silver||Black, Blue, Red, Purple||Black, Gold, Silver, Pink, Steel Blue|
|Our Pick (The GLO Device Our Team Would Recommend)||✔|
*Please note that all prices are from the official IQOS website. Prices may vary based on retailer.
To see our full reviews for these devices (including manufacturer and wholesaler information) visit out GLO Review page, or check out our YouTube channel where we share our teams’ personal experiences with the devices as well as tips and tricks.
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