Vaporesso SWAG PX80: Features and First Impressions
Product intro and specs
The PX80 is the latest in Vaporesso’s popular SWAG line. But unlike the rest of the line that comprises box mods, the PX80 is an 18650-powered pod mod. It features an embedded IML screen and takes refillable 4 mL pods that connect to the mod through a proprietary magnetic connection.
We have praised previous products of the SWAG line in the past for their practical form factor, great build quality, and dependability. With the PX80, Vaporesso keeps the things that made the line so popular, while at the same time introducing a set of innovative features.
Keep reading to find out the key features as well as our first impressions of the SWAG PX80. Anthony is already testing the kit, so if you want to find out more, check back in the coming weeks for a full review.
Colors: Emerald green, imperial red, brick black, leather brown, gunmetal gray
·Cartridge capacity: 4 mL (Standard) / 2 mL (TPD)
·Charging: Type-C 5V/2A
·Battery: External 18650
·Output wattage: 5-80 watts
·Display: 0.96-inch TFT Screen
·Coils: GTX 0.2-ohm mesh coil (45-60W) GTX 0.3-ohm mesh coil (32-45W)
·1 x SWAG PX80 mod
·1 x SWAG pod (4 mL)
·1 x GTX 0.2-ohm mesh coil
·1 x GTX 0.3-ohm mesh coil
·1 x Type-C USB cable
·1 x User manual
·1 X Warranty card
·1 x Reminder card
SWAG PX80 features
The Vaporesso SWAG PX80 is a hybrid between a mod and a pod vape, similar to what we saw recently from Voopoo with the DRAG MAX. It is a fully capable vape mod that takes refillable pods (or pod tanks, as they are often called) with the airflow inlets housed on the device itself. But unlike the DRAG, the PX80 is a more compact, single-18650 vape, as it has come to be expected from mods that carry the SWAG name. Some of its more notable features include the embedded IML screen and the compatibility with the GTX line of coils. One thing is for sure: with Vaporesso’s ecosystem approach, you won’t have a problem finding coils for a long, long time.
An interesting feature of the PX80 is the design of the pod, which allows for coil replacement without having to empty the pod first. The pods hold 4 mL of juice, which is kind of the sweet spot for RDL pods these days. Other than that, the device is powered by the dependable AXON chipset, and charges through a Type-C port. There’s nothing to complain about here really, and it seems like a great option for those after an easy to use 18650-powered vape. The only thing we would like to see is a 510 adapter, as being able to use it with vape tanks will make it far more versatile .
Anthony has already been using the PX80 for a couple of days, so read the next section to find out what he has to say about it so far.
The SWAG PX80, as the rest of the SWAG line, adopts the body shape and ergonomics of the once popular Eleaf Pico. This makes it a very small package compared to other 18650-powered devices. The mod itself is very nicely made. The leather feels great and thick on the one side of the mod, while the other side has a carbon fiber panel with the IML screen inside. It is a large and bright color screen that looks great and is easy to read. It blends seamlessly with the chassis of the mod and it’s only visible when the device is powered on.
The protruding battery cap has plenty of texture for easy removal and allows for easy battery replacement. The included pod tank slides into place via magnets and you rotate the whole tank to adjust the air. The standard rubber plug makes it easy to fill and the clear and the fully exposed tank allows checking juice levels without having to remove the pod from the device. The tank takes GTX coils, which are typically pretty solid and many will already have experience with them.
Two features I really liked in usage so far have to do with the way the pod tank is designed. To take the coil out, just remove the tank and twist the 510 tip to the unlock position. Then just push down and it’ll pop out the coil for you. No more trying to grab a coil with your fingertips to pull it out. Doing that will also lock all the juice in the chamber, so the coil can be easily replaced even with a full tank with no mess at all.
Overall so far, this has the makings to be a great little RDL AIO kit for beginners. I have already started testing this device for a full review, so stay in the lookout if you are interested in how it performs.