The Deezy by Kind Pen is an entry-level vape that performs well and produces good quality vapor for its price. It features a glass mouthpiece, decent bowl capacity, and precise temp control in a simple and pocket-friendly package. It’s not as strong as mid-tier vapes but it works fine for beginners who are looking for an inexpensive way to start vaping.
The Utillian 722 offers excellent value with high performance to price ratio. It uses convection heating and an isolated airpath to achieve pure and flavorful vapor. With a simple one-button interface, the 722 is recommended for beginners looking for a value-driven vape that does not compromise vapor quality.
The Dash is a small and stealthy vape that offers features typically seen only in more expensive vapes such as- helix insert that cools down the vapor, Aluminum shell, glass-lined oven, and a simple one-button interface. The Dash is appealing to beginners looking for a quick entry into the world of vaping dry herbs.
The DynaVap 2020 ‘M’ is an analog vaporizer that uses a butane lighter to heat it up. It’s like a metal joint only more convenient since you can reuse it indefinitely. It features an adjustable bowl that can hold herbs from 0.1g to 0.5g, and chiral air-ports to control the airflow. The DynaVap 2020 ‘M’ might seem primitive at first, but use it just once and you’ll discover that it’s one of the more forward-thinking vaporizers around, and it delivered big on performance and vapor quality.
Utillian is known to make high-quality budget vaporizers, and the 620 is no different. It improves upon a familiar design and introduces an improved “Helix” convection heating element that produces tasty vapor. The Utillian is very simple to operate and is a great choice for beginners looking for a straightforward budget dry herb vaporizer.
The Vane is a simple and small vaporizer that’s suitable for discreet vaping. It has precise temp control and the vapor it produces is good but the flavor is nowhere near to high-end vapes. If you’re looking for an entry-level vape, the Vane is one of the few options to start vaping herbs. However, if you’re an experienced user that is looking for a vaporizer with greater longevity and better vapor production, the Vane is not for you.
The DaVinci IQ 2 is a high-end vaporizer that produces tasty vapor in a convenient, portable package. It uses zirconium elements that keep the vapor cool even though the device itself can run hot. It also comes with a nice array of accessories that allow you to choose how you want to vape. If you want a high quality portable weed vaporizer, then the DaVinci IQ 2 is one of the best options available.
The Atomic-9 is an affordable small dry herb vaporizer that offers cool features such as a built-in shovel, magnetic mouthpiece, cooling chamber, and runs on a hybrid heating system. This is an entry-level device for people who are looking to try and vape herbs. However, if you’re looking for a better vapor quality and cloud production, then go for a bigger, more advanced vape.
The Crafty+ and Mighty are two of the top dry herb vaporizers because of their impressive vapor quality, simple use, and long-term durability. The performance is consistently great, and their maintenance is minimal. Vaping at its best.
The Yocan Hit is a pen-like dry herb vaporizer that has cool innovations for its price. It has a built-in stirring tool, precise temperature control, and convection heating which are uncommon to find for an affordable vaporizer. It has a small and sleek build that allows for stealthy and discreet vaping. Although the Hit may be appealing for beginners, it’s not recommended for experienced vapers who are looking for top flavor or power.
The Zeus Arc GT has a lot of the same features found in the top dry herb vaporizers as well as a few distinctive features of its own. Those features include gold parts that help to cool down the vapor and keep its flavor pure. The fact that those parts give it some extra flair doesn’t hurt. The haptic feedback, accelerometer, and unique temperature cycle don’t hurt either, in fact they make it one of the more exciting weed vapes to come along in a while. If you’re ready for some solid gold vaping, then pick up the Zeus Arc GT.
I was impressed by the Linx Gaia because I don’t often see this kind of style, vapor quality, and build quality at this price range. In fact, the Gaia is the first vaporizer with a Quartz heating oven and features a hybrid heating method, which results in a more refined and flavorful vapor. Other notable features are a 2200mAh battery, glass mouthpiece, and precise temperature control for different vaping profiles. All in all, this is a decent dry herb vape and still a viable vape in 2021.
The Atmos Astra 2 surprised me with the vapor quality with the glass mouthpiece. The feature set, which includes haptic feedback and an OLED screen, is also impressive considering that this vaporizer costs less than $200.
Fury Edge is a mid-tier vape that produces good and tasty vapor. It has a solid and compact build that has features like precise temp control, convection heating, and LED display. Also, it has tons of accessories you can choose from to improve your overall experience with this device. The Fury Edge is capable of giving you a premium experience that won’t cost you an arm and a leg.
The Linx Eden redefines what a budget weed vape can be by giving users a quartz herb chamber, vape pen like convenience, lengthy battery life, and above average vapor quality. It gets a little hot and the recharge time is pretty long, but overall, the good qualities outnumber the bad ones.
The Volcano Hybrid proves the viability of desktop vaporizers by providing the vapor quality and customization features that portable vapes cannot match. It allows you to program your own heating profile so that you can choose how you want to vape. The Hybrid also comes with a balloon and a whip for even more customization. Those options give the Volcano Hybrid an impressive level of versatility.
The Firefly 2+ is an advanced on demand vaporizer that is perfect for instant vaping whenever you want. You can also take it wherever you want because of its pocket-friendly size. The magnetic cover makes loading quick and easy and the smartphone app adds extra functionality.
The Omura uses pre-packed dry herb cartridges and provides a quick and easy start to vaping hemp. It had low draw resistance and good flavor. But there is a caveat- it only works with proprietary “flower sticks.” This is a limiting factor, especially if you don’t have access to a licensed dispensary.
The K-Vape Pro is one of the better budget vapes I’ve tried lately. This one stands out because of its tapered glass mouthpiece which helped with cooling down the vapor. It also features a hybrid heating method that vapes the herbs efficiently. Overall, this is a suitable dry herb vape for anyone who is looking for an entry-level durable vape for a fair price.
XMax Starry V3 offers a great value for the money, providing premium features that are not likely to be seen in a less than $100 vaporizer. It’s easy to use, has great build quality, and feels solid and sturdy despite its pocketable size. It has a magnetic mouthpiece that is made out of ceramic zirconia and it offers precise temperature control and haptic feedback. With a surprising performance, Starry raises the bar for value-oriented dry herb vaporizers.
The AirVape Xs Go is one of the cool-looking budget weed vapes I’ve tried so far. It’s simple and intuitive to use, and the five preset temperatures helped me calibrate my desired vaping profile. It offers a high-level of discreteness and decent performance packed in a compact and portable package. Overall, this is a viable travel vape or a ‘first vape’ for beginners who want to vape dry herbs without costing an arm and a leg.
The Vapium Lite is a good dry herb vaporizer for beginning users because of its affordability and ease of use. However, the average vapor quality means that it’s not the best choice for more seasoned vapers. Even as a first-time vaporizer, there are better choices available.