Although their name might sound complicated, box mod vapes simply involves lithium-ion batteries encased in a plastic or metal housing. These batteries connect to external atomizers, usually 510 threaded, which can accommodate e-juices, waxes, or dry herbs, depending on your preferences.
On the outside of the box mod's battery, you will typically find buttons or dials that give you the ability to regulate voltage (the amount of power moving through the vaporizer) or wattage (the amount of energy produced by your vaporizer).
Some vaporizers produce less than 50 watts, while others exceed 300 watts. And because wattage impacts the level of heat generated by your box mod's atomizer, it can affect the vapor, flavor, and throat hit you achieve.
Because box mods give you the ability to combine a seemingly endless number of battery and atomizer combinations, they have grown become a very popular vaping option over the past several years.
First, e-juices propelled box mods into the limelight using different kinds of atomizers. More recently, they have become popular with dry herbs and wax concentrates (with a compatible 510 atomizer attachment, of course). In other words, box mods are not just for e-liquids anymore.
Here, you will find a complete list of all box mod vapes, including an introduction for each one, general specifications, potential pros and cons, and high-level customer feedback. These box mods are listed in no particular order, and we will continue adding to this list add new models become available.
Together, this article can help you make a more informed decision when it comes time to make a purchase.
Now, on to the list.
The SteamCloud Box Mod measures just 2.1” x 1.2” x 0.9”, but delivers up to 60 watts of power via its 1600mAh battery, along with 0.15 - 2.5ohms of resistance, and working voltages between 1.8v and 6v.
Using its advanced OLED screen to adjust output, you can achieve temperatures between 200°F and 600°F (100°C – 300°C) using most 510 threaded skinny prefilled cartridges and herb, wax, liquid, and oil atomizer attachments.
In addition, SteamCloud’s Box Mod provides automatic wattage adjustment, low voltage protection to help preserve the battery, and high-temperature protection if it exceeds 158°F (70°C).
The SteamCloud Box Mod ranks highly among online reviewers, who often report that it works very well despite its small size, is adjustable to match your preferences, and delivers excellent overall value.
Together, SteamCloud’s Box Mod is a compact, discreet, portable solution that will fit in the palm of your head, but that will also deliver powerful, on-the-go performance that lasts all day long.
Editor’s note: Pulsar only sells the APX as part of a wax kit (box mod and wax atomizer). However, you can equip the mod with other 510 threaded attachments, which is why it is included in this list.
The Pulsar APX Wax Vape uses a long-lasting 1,100mah lithium-ion battery to deliver power to a triple quartz rod atomizer, which also boasts a pure quartz heating chamber for powerful, tasty results.
Additional safety features include a 5-minute auto-shutoff and a 5-click button locking mechanism, while the micro USB port delivers a full recharge in 1.5 hours.
And at just 4” tall with 10 available color combinations, the Pulsar APX remains discreet and portable for easy, on-the-go wax concentrate enjoyment that is sure to match your design preferences.
Most wax aficionados report that the Pulsar APX Wax box mod works well (and quickly), delivers voluminous vapor, features high-quality construction, and is compact.
The Joyetech eGo box mod is available in five colors (black, grey, red, white, or yellow), measures just 4.75” long x 0.75” in diameter, and features a long-lasting 2100mah built-in battery. It also boasts a number of safety features, including over-charge, over-discharge, and under-current protection, as well as a tank child lock.
On the outside of the chassis, you’ll find seven external indicator light colors, along with a micro USB charging port for when the time comes.
Attached to the eGo’s chassis is a 2ml X6 Plus liquid tank that holds your favorite e-juice, with a top-fill design for refilling convenience, a Cubis leak-resistant cap, and a custom airflow adjustment valve.
Together, the Joyetech eGo box mod is an all-in-one system that includes everything you need to start enjoying the vape pen experience, delivered via a convenient, portable, and powerful package that includes two 0.6 ohm BF SS316 coils, two mouthpieces, one USB charging cable, and a quick start user manual.
When outfitted with a high-amp 18650 battery (not included), the SMOK Priv V8 box mod can deliver up to 60 watts of power (3.4 – 4.2v, 0.15 – 2.5ohm resistance), in a compact 2.1” x 7/8” package.
The Priv V8 is constructed from a stainless steel and zinc alloy, works with 510 threaded atomizers and tanks (spring-loaded), and provides low resistance and short circuit protection. On the outside, you’ll find dual LED indicators that provide essential "intelligent" details like charging status, working status when vaping, incompatibility codes, and battery life.
The Priv V8 features a single fire button hidden on the side, with eight color combinations that are sure to match just about anyone’s design preferences. It comes with SMOK’s TFV8 Baby Beast Tank Atomizer, which offers a 3ml capacity for your favorite e-liquids, a top-fill design, a large central airflow chamber, and two adjustable airflow slots.
Together, SMOK says their Priv V8 box mod will deliver massive, flavorful clouds and the ultimate vaping experience.
The compact, powerful Vaporesso Tarot Nano starter kit features a built-in 2500mah battery that delivers between 5w and 80w of power to 510 threaded atomizers, giving you the ability to reach temperatures between 280°F and 600°F (100°C – 315°C).
What’s more, the Tarot Nano utilizes an advanced OMNI board that automatically detects the coil type and then adjusts its wattage and power level accordingly. The board also allows for upgradable and customizable firmware.
On the outside, the Tarot Nano box mod measures 2.7” x 1.5” x 0.89” with a bright 0.91” OLED screen and 15 colorful designs available. It is manufactured from a combination of zinc alloy, aluminum alloy, and carbon fiber for durability, and is a customer favorite, having garnered almost wholly positive online feedback.
Each Vaporesso Tarot Nano box mod starter kit comes with a leak-free VECO 2ml atomizer tank, which boasts a pre-installed coil, top-fill design, and adjustable airflow.
Are you looking for a starter kit that offers tons of storage capacity and functionality options, combined with stellar online customer feedback and a competitive price?
If so, the SMOK H-Priv 2 box mod delivers a relatively small (2” x 1” x 3.4”) footprint that houses two 18650 batteries (not included) for a maximum output of 225 watts to most 510 threaded tanks and atomizers. This means you can achieve temperatures between 200°F and 600°F (93°C – 315°C).
SMOK’s included TFV12 Big Baby Prince atomizer tank attaches to the top of the box mod, giving you 6ml of e-liquid capacity, top swivel fill, adjustable airflow, and leak-proof operation.
Additional features offered by the SMOK H-Priv 2 include nine different color options, an easy-to-read OLED display, 10-second safety cutoff, multiple protection features, a large firing button, and USB charging (which is also how you can upgrade the firmware when the time comes).
Another popular Vaporesso model, the Revenger Mini’s built-in 2500mAh battery and OMNI Board 2.2 chipset deliver between 5w and 85w (200°F – 600°F) of power to attached 510 threaded atomizers. The company recommends using their NRG SE tank, which provides an e-liquid capacity of either 2ml or 3ml, depending on the model you choose.
True to its name, the Revenger Mini features an ultra-small footprint measuring just 2.9” x 1.5” x 1.1”, although it also comes with a 0.96” OLED display and external buttons that allow you to easily switch between power modes.
Together with its unique lighting pattern, revolutionary IML design, compact shape, 2.5A quick charging capability (full recharge in as little as 90 minutes), and four different color options available (blue, red, black, or silver), the Vaporesso Revenger Mini promises to offer long-lasting, portable convenience, with an eye-catching lightning design that sets it apart from the competition.
The SMOK MAG Baby starter kit featured a box mod with a 1600mah built-in rechargeable battery, an intelligent chipset for a wide range of adjustable outputs (up to 50W of maximum power), and atomizer recognition that’s compatible with 510 threaded using Ni200 nickel, titanium, and stainless steel heating elements.
SMOK tells us this means you can select temperatures ranging between 200°F and 600°F, gain access to precision memory modes, and remain protected by several safety features (short circuit, overheating, overcharging, and 12-second auto-shutoff).
The Mag Baby’s premium zinc alloy chassis measures 2.4” x 1.8” x 1.06”, and utilizes a centralized face for easy control, along with an oversized firing switch with a trigger-like design.
Paired with the Mag Baby is SMOK’s TFV12 Baby Prince Tank, which delivers a 4.5ml capacity, a new hinged top-fill, dual bottom airflow control, and TFV8 coils (minimum 0.05oHm resistance).
Customers report that the SMOK Mag Baby fits nicely inside your hand, offers a long-lasting battery, is quick and easy to operate, and delivers powerful hits in a compact size.
At 2.2” x 1.59” x 3.33”, the SMOK GX350 TC is definitely not the smallest box mod on this list. However, with four 18650 batteries installed (not included), the box mod promises to deliver up to 350 watts of power and temperatures ranging between 200°F and 600°F.
The GX350 TC is manufactured from durable zinc alloy in several different color schemes and features an easy-to-read top OLED screen that displays output wattage, working voltage, atomizer resistance, and battery life. You will adjust the temperature using a no-nonsense up and down button.
Included with the GX350 TX is SMOK’s TFV8 6ml tank, which is constructed from a combination of Pyrex and stainless steel and features a top refill system and bottom airflow control. If you choose, you can also use a compatible 510 threaded atomizer for e-liquid, dry herb vap, and wax enjoyment.
The SMOK Nord is a unique box mod system that features a 1100mAh battery, housed inside a compact (3.7” H x 1.18” W x 0.75” deep), button-triggered chassis. This connects to atomizer pods that can hold up to 3ml of e-liquid and features a convenient e-liquid window and an improved rubber mouthpiece.
Inside each Nord pod is also one of SMOK’s two exclusive coils: Mesh, which offers 0.6ohms of resistance for massive vapor production, and the Regular, 1.4oHm coil, for flavor. When the time comes, the Nord recharges via a micro USB port on the bottom.
Together with its 38 available color schemes (and more on the way), 80g weight, and 10-15w output, the SMOK Nord can provide you with long-lasting, great-tasting vapor production that fits in the palm of your hand, and is ultra-convenient to use when you are on-the-go.
Compared to many of the other box mods on this list, the Eleaf Istick Pico S 100 W works with a single high-amp 18650 or 21700 battery (not included), delivering up to 100W of power between 0.5 and 9 volts. Combined with a Ni200, titanium, or 316 stainless steel 510 threaded atomizer, this allows you to reach temperatures between 200°F and 600°F.
On the outside, the Eleaf Istick Pico S 100 W features a durable 3” x 2” x 1.1” chassis, a 7-color LED, an oversized firing mechanism, and an intuitive OLED display that provides access to preheat functionality and three memory modes.
Eleaf ELLO VATE Sub-Ohm Tank attaches to the stainless steel connection on the Pico S 100 W box mod’s top, which holds 6.5ml of e-juice. It is constructed from a combination of stainless steel and Pyrex reinforced glass for maximum durability.
You can choose to place one of Eleaf's HW Series Coils inside their Sub-Ohm Tank for between 40 and 80 watts (HW-N), and 50 to 100 watts (HW-M), of power.
Customers seem to appreciate the Istick Pico S 100 W’s hand feel, its powerful yet long-lasting battery, and its ease of use.
Dual 18650 batteries power the Voopoo Drag 2 box mod, allowing it to output up to 177 watts. On the outside of its zinc alloy chassis and resin-plated finish, you will find an OLED screen, along with up and down buttons that allow you to select power range, preferred cloud level, and flavor, in addition to a single fire button and bottom airflow ports.
Inside, the Drag 2’s Gene.Fit chip blocks dust, liquids, and burnout, for maximum efficiency and safety, along with eight different security protections.
The Voopoo Drag 2 kit comes with the 3.5 ml capacity Uforce T2 sub-ohm tank, in addition to 0.4 (U2 for strong flavor) and 0.2 ohms (N3 for quick acceleration) coils. The box mod will work with most aftermarket vape coils as low as 0.05ohm, and the tank is compatible with all glass tubes from the manufacturer (2ml – 8ml).
With 19 color finishes available, a hollowed-out design, customizable LED colors, and room for two 18650 batteries, the SMOK T-Priv 220W box mod kit is sure to provide both looks and performance.
The T-Priv 220W delivers between 6w and 220w of power (0.5 – 9v), for a 200°F – 600°F temperature range, which you control via a large fire key. The easy-to-read OLED screen displays MODE, vaping effect, voltage, battery life, resistance value, and so forth.
The T-Priv 220W works with most 510 threaded, stainless steel atomizers, although the kit includes SMOK’s TFV8 Big Baby Tank (5ml). The tank boasts must-have features like an adjustable airflow system, and a replaceable glass tube (one is included with your kit).
Inside the tank, you will find SMOK's Q2 dual coil pre-installed, and the kit includes an extra T8 octuple coil.
Together with intelligent atomizer recognition, puff monitoring, 12-second cutoff, and short circuit and overheating protection, the SMOK T-Priv 220W promises to enhance your vaping experience.
Using its advanced AS-100 chipset and a single 18650 battery (not included), the Geekvape Aegis Solo box mod generates between 5W and 100W of power to 510 threaded accessories. Each chipset provides access to five operating modes, depending on your vaping preferences: Power, VPC, TC, TCR, and Bypass.
The Aegis Solo's chassis is constructed from a zinc-aluminum alloy that is waterproof, shockproof, dustproof, and available in five different colors. Additional protections include short-circuit, overcharging, discharging, overheat, over-current, and anti-dry, as well as a 10-second cutoff.
Overall, Aegis Solo customers typically report great experiences, citing the box mod’s reliability, high-tech features – despite its ease of use, compact size, and quality design and craftsmanship.
Each Geekvape Aegis Solo kit includes the 100W TC box mod, a battery door assist tool, a micro USB cable, and a user manual.
Another highly-rated system from Geekvape, the Aegis Legend box mod offers many of the same core features as the Solo, including a new AS chipset, in addition to a waterproof, shockproof, and dustproof design (IP67 waterproof and dustproof; MIL-STD 810G-516.6 military-grade shockproof).
However, the Legend is powered using two 18650 batteries (not included) for up to 200W of output and a 200-600°F temperature range.
The Aegis Legend is also larger with its 3.56" x 2.3" x 1.2" footprint and features a colorful display screen where you can switch between its five modes (VW, VPC, TC, TCR, and Bypass).
Overall, Geekvape Aegis Legend customers leave glowing online reviews, frequently referencing the manufacturer’s attention to quality, the box mod’s ultra-durable (more than one even called it “indestructible”) functionality, and long battery life, despite delivering lots of power.
However, more than one referenced difficulty upgrading their Legend’s firmware, but they still left high marks for the box mod system.
Together, Geekvape tells us the Aegis Legend provides vapers with fast, stable, durable, and robust performance.
Geekvape’s Aegis Mini features a built-in 2200mAh battery that lasts up to eight hours, which, along with its AS chipset, is housed inside a zinc-alloy and silicone chassis for water, dust, and shock-resistant performance.
You will find all of the protection features expected from Geekvape, including 10-second shutoff, overheat, short-circuit, over-current, overcharge, and discharge.
Similar to the other Aegis models in this list, the Mini also supports nickel, titanium, and stainless steel connections, delivers temperature resistance ranging between 200°F and 600°F, and heats in two seconds.
You can select between 5W and 80W output when using the Aegis Mini’s external LED screen, along with a number of vaping modes.
When the time comes, you can recharge your Aegis Mini’s battery to 80 percent in just 30 minutes.
Each Geekvape Aegis Mini mod box system includes a Cerberus 6ml e-juice tank, two SuperMesh replacement coils, one glass replacement, and a micro USB cable.
Customers report mostly positive experiences with their Aegis Mini box mod. Specifically, they appreciate its portable size, comfortable hand feel, large capacity tank, and powerful battery.
The DOVPO Topside Dual is a top-fill squonk box mod that automatically feeds e-liquid into an atomizer via a 10ml internal silicone bottle.
Each Dual is powered by two bottom-loaded 18650 batteries (not included), with a chassis constructed from a zinc-aluminum alloy that's available multiple special edition colors, and designs crafted in collaboration with The Vapor Chronicles.
You control the Topside Dual’s upgraded power chipset via two up and down buttons and an intuitive 0.96" OLED display screen, which allows you to set wattage output between 5W and 200W, and voltage output between 1.0V and 12V.
After pressing the Dual's circle firing button, the output is fed to a 510 threaded Ni200, titanium, or stainless steel atomizer via its leak-resistant, gold-plated, and spring-loaded base, which promises to deliver the best possible conductivity.
When the time comes, you can recharge your Topside Dual’s batteries via a bottom micro USB port.
Together, DOVPO’s Topside Dual box mod can deliver hard-hitting performance in a relatively compact 3.48” high, 2.12” wide, and 1.65” deep device.
Each package includes the Topside Dual box mod, a squonk bottle kit, a user manual, a micro USB cable, and an accessories bag.
The Topside Lite is another squonk box mode from DOVPO that allows you to automatically feed e-juice from an internal 10ml silicone bottle. With the Lite, though, you can also remove the squonking bottle for a more traditional vaping experience.
While the Topside Lite was also created in collaboration with The Vapor Chronicles, it is only available in three primary colors (black, red, or gunmetal), and houses a single high-amp 21700 or 20700 battery (not included) inside its hybrid zinc-alloy and PTGC plastic chassis. According to DOVPO, these materials allow the Lite to maintain durability while reducing its overall weight.
Inside the Topside Lite’s 3.83” x 2.28” x 1.11” chassis is a proprietary chipset with four modes: variable wattage (5-90W / 1.0-8.5V output), bypass, TC, and TCR. Once connected to a nickel, titanium, or stainless steel wire atomizer, you can reach temperatures ranging between 200°F and 600°F.
Simply select your preferred mode via two adjustment buttons, which is then reflected on the 0.96" OLED display screen, press the intuitive firing button, and you are ready to vape.
Even with its included SKRR-S Tank installed, the Vaporesso Luxe 200W box mod measures 5.74” x 1.88” x 1.18” for easy on-the-go performance that fits in the palm of your hand. Furthermore, the box mod also boasts a 2” edge-to-edge TFT color screen, providing you with full control over the OMNI Board 2.0 chipset.
Inside the Vaporesso Luxe, you’ll find room for dual 18650 high-amp batteries (not included), giving you up to 10 hours of run time, output wattages between 5W and 220W, and a resistance range of 0.03-5.0 Ohm. Simply press the side-mounted fire button, and the box mod instantly heats up.
The Vaporesso Luxe kit includes the SKRR Sub-Ohm Tank, which attaches via a 510 threaded connection, boasts stainless steel and reinforced Pyrex glass construction, and offers an 8ml maximum capacity for your favorite e-liquids. You will also find QF meshed and strip atomizers, a silicone case, micro USB cable, and spare o-rings.
The Reuleaux RX Gen3 from Wismec Electronics Company comes with three replaceable 18650 cells that output up to 300W (0.5 – 9V), for functional temperatures ranging between 200°F and 600°F.
Despite its 4.48” tall, 1.92” deep, and 1.55” wide measurements, and its 197.7g weight, the RX Gen3 features a large 1.3” OLED screen, a retractable top design for easy e-juice filling, a 510 threaded spring connection, and a bottom-mounted hinged battery cover.
Wismec includes their GNOME atomizer and WM coils with each Reuleaux RX Gen3 purchase, which can hold up to 4ml of your favorite e-liquid. Simply select your preferred mode (VW, TC-Ni, TC-Ti, TC-SS, or TCR) via the two small buttons at the bottom, press the large fire button located near the top, and you are ready to vape.
While you are enjoying the experience, the Reuleaux RX Gen3 delivers several protections to help keep you safe, including reverse polarity and dual circuit.
SMOK’s G-Priv 2 box mod features a 2” high-definition touch screen with an upgraded user interface that displays essential information like VW/TC mode, vaping effect, voltage, battery life, and resistance value.
The box mod’s chassis is manufactured from zinc alloy, measures 3.35” high, 2.05” wide, and 1.07” mm deep, weighs 181g, and is powered by dual 18650 batteries (not included) that allow you to reach temperatures between 200°F and 600°F.
On the outside, you will also find a carbon fiber battery cover, large side-mounted fire key, a screen locking button, and venting holes to keep heat in check. Other protection features include puff monitoring, 10-second cutoff, short-circuit, over-heating, low-battery, and reverse polarity.
Together with the included TFV8 X-Baby tank (4ml e-liquid capacity), which connects via 510 threads, SMOK advertises the G-Priv 2 delivers an ergonomic design and comfortable hand-feel that is 14 percent smaller and 10 percent lighter than the original.
Compared to many of the other box mods listed here, the Uwell Valyrian 2’s corrosion-resistant, zinc-alloy chassis houses three 18650 batteries (not included) inside three individual tubes for maximum safety. Combined, these batteries allow the box mod to output between 5W and 300W (0.7V to 10V) of power and reach temperatures between 200°F and 600°F.
With a compact, ergonomic footprint that measures just 2.9” x 1.93” x 1.61”, the Valyrian 2 features a 0.98" OLED screen that displays important information like temperature setting (power output), working voltage, atomizer resistance, draw timer, and individual battery life indicators.
After connecting an atomizer (not included) to the Valyrian 2’s stainless steel, spring-loaded 510 threaded connection (with gold-plated positive pin), simply adjust to your preferred settings using the two external buttons, press the oversized firing button, and the box mod’s rapid-fire chipset starts heating in just 0.008 seconds.
Built-in protections include no atomizer, low resistance, low power, temperature, and reverse polarity.
If you are looking for the ultimate in durability, the Wismec Active 80W box mod features a zinc-alloy chassis coated with a sturdy protective silicone casing that delivers exceptional waterproof and shockproof capabilities.
What is more, the Active 80W also features a Bluetooth speaker that allows you to listen to your favorite music while vaping. You can sync up to another wireless device, and even play music underwater!
With its 2100mAh built-in battery, the Wismec Active 80W measures 3.72” x 2.18” x 1.05”, weighs 266g, and outputs a maximum of 80W (0.5 – 9.0V) for temperatures ranging between 200°F and 600°F. You control everything via two adjustment buttons and a 0.91" OLED screen.
Simply attach a Ni200, titanium, or stainless steel atomizer (not included) to the 510 threaded connection, select your desired settings, press the tactile firing button, and the Active 80W thoroughly heats in two seconds.
Available in silver, red, and black colors, the versatile Kamry Box Mod works with spring pin 510 threaded atomizers (0.3ohm – 9.9ohm) to deliver powerful performance, despite its inexpensive price tag.
All you have to do is attach a compatible dry herb vaporizer, wax, oil, or e-juice tank to the 3” high x 0.75” wide x 0.375” deep battery, and adjust the wattage on the OLED display (between 7w and 30w) in 0.1-watt increments. You can also view details like remaining battery power, wattage and voltage, atomizer resistance, and even the number of puffs remaining.
Each Kamry Box Mod is manufactured from high-end aluminum and zinc alloy, coated with a non-slip “Kristie” material, and features multiple air holes for effective heat dissipation.
When the time comes, you can recharge the Kamry’s 2100mah battery using a standard micro USB cable, although the manufacturer recommends using the included cable.
Most customers report that the Kamry works well as an inexpensive box mod, depending on your needs.
At just 3.25” long, 1.5” wide, and 0.875” in diameter, the Subox Mini Kangertech box mod lives up to its name. Kangertech advertises it can also help you get started vaping, without breaking the bank.
The KangerTech Mini features a high-amp 18650 removable battery with 0.3ohm minimum resistance, which works with 510 threaded atomizers. Simply connect the included SubTank Mini atomizer attachment, adjust between 7w and 50w (in 0.1-watt increments) using the battery’s external buttons, adjust the dual-slot airflow control valve, and enjoy your e-juice or wax.
When finished, you can turn the Subox Mini KangerTech Box Mod off by clicking the power button five times rapidly in succession.
All Subox Mini KangerTech systems include one Mini box mod, one rechargeable battery, a 4.5ml capacity glass tank, two RBA coils, a screwdriver, and two screws, a Japanese cotton sheet, and a USB charging cable.
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