Like the idea of GeekVape’s Aegis line of devices, like the GeekVape Aegis Legend, but want something a bit more portable? The GeekVape Aegis Mini 80W TC Starter Kit was designed to meld the durability and power of the Aegis line with a more compact body. Though this isn’t going to output those high wattages, it’s a lot easier to tote around, and the price isn’t too bad either. Is the Aegis Mini worth its salt? I’m going to say yes, and that’s because of these four features that make the GeekVape Aegis Mini 80W TC Starter Kit a small legend.
1. The Design and Durability
Obviously, GeekVape couldn’t really call this an Aegis if it didn’t resemble some of the other devices in the line. Taking much of the look of the Aegis Legend, the GeekVape Aegis Mini 80W TC Starter Kit has that sleek, durable look, with a comfortable rubberized coating, leather detailing, and a trim that matches the device’s buttons.
And of course, like the Legend, they wanted to make sure you got a kit that wouldn’t break easily. The Aegis Mini boasts a shockproof and dust-proof reputation, as well as a IP67 waterproof rating.
2. The AS Chipset and Vaping Modes
The GeekVape Aegis Mini 80W TC Starter Kit is equipped with the AS Chipset. It’s got an ultra-fast firing response and offers several vaping modes. A lot of 80W kits lack some vaping options, but the Aegis Mini has standard power mode, TC (Ni200, Ti, and SS), TCR and Bypass. As an added little bonus, there is also a VPC mode, which means you can customize your wattage on a curve mode.
3. The Cerebus Sub-Ohm Tank and Coils
The Cerebus tank is well-crafted, and while it doesn’t offer much in the design department, its features make up for it. It comes with a 5.5ml capacity bubble glass and uses the GeekVape IM and Super Mesh coils. While it only comes with the Mesh X2 coil (30-45W), the Cerebus tank leaves options wide open. You can purchase the GeekVape Mesh X1 0.2-ohm coil (30-90W), the IM4 0.15-ohm Ni coil (60-80W), and the IM1 0.4-ohm coil (40-60W). I can’t speak for the IM coils, but I’ve tested the Mesh coil options and they deliver some bold flavor and decent clouds for their wattage range. Plus, while four coil options is already pretty good, the Cerebus tank is also compatible with the SMOK TFV8 Baby coil system (read the review on the TFV8 Baby V2 Tank here).
4. Battery and Charging
The internal battery is rated at 2200mAh. Obviously, if you’re vaping constantly at the top capacity of 80W, then you’ll need to recharge after a few hours. But, if you vape this around 30-50W, you should get about six hours or more out of the battery. The plus side here is the quick-charging. You can reach about an 80% charge in 30 minutes, and a full charge in about 45 or 50. It’s easy to charge the device on the go.
What You Get in the Kit:
- One Aegis Mini Box Mod
- One Cerberus Sub-Ohm Tank
- Two 0.3 ohm Mesh X2 Coil
- One USB Cable
- A Spare 4.0 ml Glass Tank Section
- Spare Parts Bag
- User Manual
A Small Kit That Withstands a Beating
Like to take your vape device with you everywhere you go? It’s nice to have something durable. With its waterproof, shockproof, and dustproof features, the GeekVape Aegis Mini 80W TC Starter Kit will give you peace of mind should an accident happen. Plus, you don’t have to sacrifice advanced vaping modes. The Aegis Mini has TC, TCR, and VPC, plus standard power. And despite the lack-lustre of the Cerebus tank, you’ll get great flavor and decent vapor with multiple coil options and cross-compatibility.
Just want the mod? They sell those for $44.99 on the same page. Check the drop-down menu to make sure you’re selecting the right option.
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