SMOK Stick V8 Kit Review: Extremely Simple and Non-adjustable

Author: Alisa Yin / Category: Review / Published: Feb-28-2020

The SMOK Stick V8 Kit is a pen-style vape device, providing full enjoyment with flavorful and rich clouds for both beginners and advanced vapers who want a lot of power in a portable and compact device. The SMOK Stick V8 kit integrates the built-in 3000mAh battery for an entire day vaping, which can be charged via the micro USB cable. It uses the simple and aesthetic design language from the top to the bottom. There are no tedious or hard-to-use features like menu system, adjustable settings, or fire button. The Stick V8 featuring the minimalist design and high performance deftly straddles the line to satisfy those who prefer large vapor with small size and easy operation.

The SMOK Stick V8 is paired with the highly appraised SMOK TFV8 Big Baby Beast tank, which can hold a generous 5ml e-liquid and features the convenient top filling design and adjustable airflow control. It also comes with two SMOK V8 Baby-M2 dual core rated at 0.25ohm and 0.15ohm for superior sub-ohm vaping. The Stick V8 is still very portable and lightweight and can be taken anywhere even with such a powerful battery and the TFV8 Big Baby Beast tank attached. If you are the target audience, will you buy it? Let’s read the following review to learn our thoughts.

SMOK Stick V8 Kit Specifications

SMOK Stick V8 Battery:

  • 24.5mm Diameter
  • 75mm Height
  • Integrated 3000mAh Battery
  • Direct Voltage Output System
  • Operating Voltage Range: 3.4-4.2V
  • Single Button Operation
  • Intelligent Battery Life Indicator
  • 8 Seconds Protection
  • Low Resistance Protection
  • Short Circuit Protection
  • Low Voltage Protection
  • MicroUSB Charging Port - Passthrough Capability
  • 510 Connection

SMOK TFV8 Big Baby Beast Tank:

  • Enlarged Edition of the Baby Beast
  • 24.5mm Diameter
  • 5mL Juice Capacity
  • Superior Stainless Steel Construction
  • High-Grade Glass Reinforcement
  • Convenient Top-Fill Design with Hinge Lock
  • Dual Adjustable Airflow Control at Base
  • Black Delrin Ultra-Wide Drip Tip
  • 0.15ohm V8 Baby-M2 Dual Coil
  • 0.25ohm V8 Baby-M2 Dual Coil
  • 510 Connection

SMOK Stick V8 Kit Package Contents

  • 1 x SMOK Stick V8 Battery
  • 1 x SMOK TFV8 Big Baby Beast Tank
  • 1 x 0.15ohm V8 Baby-M2 Dual Core
  • 1 x 0.25ohm V8 Baby-M2 Dual Core
  • 1 x MicroUSB Cable
  • 1 x Spare Parts and O-Rings
  • 1 x Instructional Manual

Build Quality and Design of SMOK Stick V8 Kit

The SMOK Stick V8 is a portable pen-style vape device and stands only 75mm height, which can easily slip into your pocket and be taken anywhere. Constructed from the sturdy stainless steel material with a shiny finish, the SMOK Stick V8 is solid and fantastic with dozens of color combinations. There are four different iridescent options, one camouflage option and ten solid color options available. You will sure to find your desired design.

The 3000mAh internal battery is powerful enough for a small vape pen, that will support the majority of the day with moderate usage. The internal battery in the small mod creates a compact and simple build without scarifying battery capacity, which also keeps things easier for a new vaper. The Stick V8 perfectly combines the simplicity with the portability. There are no adjustable settings. The voltage will change with the battery charge and the only button on the battery is used to turn on or turn off the device and engage the coil.

The SMOK TFV8 Big Baby Tank is a well-crafted expert level sub-ohm tank with the best quality from the very popular TFV series. It uses the thickest bubble glass without scarifying the flavor. The TFV8 Big Baby tank made of stainless steel features the compact profile and refined details. It has the adjustable bottom airflow and hinged top-fill system. The brand new 0.15ohm and 0.25ohm Baby-M2 Coils are designed for this direct voltage based vape kit, granting the highly functioning components that are replaceable and long-lasting.


SMOK Stick V8 Battery Mod

The SMOK Stick V8 comes with a variety of color combinations from the solid color to the iridescent rainbow. The single black button keeps it simple and without interrupting the smooth design. Press the button five times to turn on or turn off the mod, press and hold the button to engage the coils. The small size and lightweight design fits perfectly in your hands and makes it easily toss in your pocket.

Driven by an impressive built-in 3000mAh high power battery, the Stick V8 provides hours of usage and a direct-voltage system with 20 amps. Most vapers can get through an entire day on a single charge with average use. It will take a few hours to fully charge the battery via a USB cable. The power output will be 4.2V on a full charge. The Stick V8 like a mechanical mod, always keep the full voltage to the tank. When the battery comes to 3.3W, you will need to recharge it.
The battery indicator will flash and the vapor production will drop evidently when the battery drains. You will need to choose the tank or atomizer carefully due to non-adjustable wattage output. The SMOK Stick V8 Kits comes with the TFV8 coils with the proper amperage to fit the Stick V8 capacity. If you want to use a different tank or atomizer, you will need a coil that draws 20 amps or less at 4.2V. There are several safety features to ensure safe vape, such as low resistance, low voltage, short circuit, 8-seconds protection, etc.

The SMOK Stick V8 Mod is incredibly easy to use. A simple single-button can handle everything with a few clicks. The lack of wattage, temperature, and voltage adjusting functions are not bad things. If you prefer to enjoy the vaping without complex settings, adjustments or other extra stuff, the Stick V8 hits the spot.


SMOK TFV8 Big Baby Beast Tank

The SMOK TFV8 Big Baby Tank is one of the best sub-ohm tanks on the market, which is compatible with all of the TFV8 Baby coil series. The TFV8 Big Baby Tank holds 5ml e-liquid and features swivel top filling design for easy refilling without a mess. It has a thick and clear glass, which is strong and durable. The stainless steel around the tank offers extra protection, while the hinged lock snaps into place. It comes with a comfortable Delrin drip tip, bringing you the improved airflow and powerful draw. There are two large adjustable airflow slots at the base. You can simply adjust the airflow by turning the AFC ring.

The kit comes with two Baby-M2 coil heads, rated at 0.15ohm and 0.25ohm respectively. They are specially designed for the Stick V8 mod, which has perfect performance characteristics to fit the mod. The 0.15ohm coil provides an impressive and massive vapor and decent flavor with more open airflow for a big and smooth draw. The 0.25ohm coil performs better on flavor while the vapor production is average.

How to Fill the SMOK TFV8 Big Baby Tank:

  • Screw off the tank from the mod
  • Hold the tank and press the top cap, move it anticlockwise to reveal the slot
  • Add your favorite e-liquid into the filling slot
  • If you are using the coil for the first time, please wait a few minutes to get the coil fully saturated

SMOK Stick V8 Kit Review

The SMOK Stick V8 Kit is a compact and fantastic vape pen, that has everything you need in a starter kit. It provides intense flavor and huge vapor production with affordable and inexpensive price. Without unnecessary features or complex operations, you can easily assemble and vape. The 3000mAh large battery with high-performance tank and coils provide enough power and juice capacity for an entire day vape. If you want a small and compelling vape pen with high power and low price, the SMOK Stick V8 Kit is an ideal option for you. It fits both beginners and advanced vapers who want to upgrade from a pod system.

Pros and Cons of SMOK Stick V8 Kit:

Pros:

  • Portable and small size, stylish and fantastic color options
  • Lightweight and smooth, easy to take anywhere
  • Hinged top fill design for easy refilling without leaking
  • Single-button design for easy operation
  • Several safety protections for safe vape
  • The LED light shows the battery status
  • Comes with the 0.15ohm and 0.25 ohm dual V8 Baby-M2 coils, which are specially designed for the kit
  • The wide and comfortable Delrin drip tip

Cons:

  • No power flexibility
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