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E-Cigarettes vs Vapes
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E-Cigarettes vs Vapes

Find out about the differences between e-cigarettes versus vapes, including how these devices work.

While they might have different meanings to an adult smoker, e-cigarettes and vapes are essentially the same thing. They are both devices that heat e-liquid to produce a vapour and offer adult smokers a smoke-free alternative to cigarettes. This process of heating an e-liquid is typically called vapourisation. Vapes come in a variety of types - from disposable and rechargeable devices to, larger tank devices and box or mod vapourisers.

The Basics of E-Cigarettes vs Vapes

In simple terms, vapes and e-cigarettes are electronic / battery operated devices that heat e-liquid to produce a vapour. Typically including a rechargeable or non-rechargeable lithium battery, vapes come with a tank, or with pre-filled “caps” or “pods” that are sold separately. Tank style vapes require e-liquid refills of an , which is heated by power from the battery. In wick and coil vapes, an atomizer powers up to heat the e-liquid. The e-liquid usually contains vegetable glycerin, propylene glycol, flavourings, nicotine, and other ingredients, to produce vapour.

Different Vape Styles

While e-cigarettes and vapes are essentially the same thing, there are different types of these devices such as vape mods, vape pens, pod systems, and cigalikes.

Another difference between vapes and e-cigarettes is the battery. The battery size typically depends on the type of device - and generally, the larger the battery, the longer the battery life. In larger mod style vapes, rechargeable batteries can be removed to carry out the charging process - or the battery can be replaced once it runs out. Some smaller, disposable pen style devices integrate the battery into the system- whether or not it’s rechargeable, depends on the exact brand and product.

Smoke-Free E-Cigarettes, Vapes and More

VEEV is a pod system vape device for adult smokers looking to switch from cigarettes, who otherwise continue to smoke. Adult smokers or adult vapers can enjoy taste consistency every time with VEEV.

This article highlights battery life and its affect on how long a device lasts. Many adult smokers seek out long battery life when choosing a device. VEEV ONE is a fast-charging pod device that’s fully charged in less than 45 minutes. Small in size, big in power- the VEEV ONE device uses compact ceramic heating technology with 6.5W of heating power. Find VEEV available online

Important information: VEEV is not risk-free.

* Reductions in levels of a range of harmful chemicals (excluding nicotine) compared to the smoke of a reference cigarette. See Important Information on veev-vape.com.

There are many advancements to vapes and e-cigarettes, and innovations in their look and function have come a long way. For those with more questions about smoke-free devices, including vapes, read our FAQ page with answers to the most common questions for both adult smokers and adult vapers

VEEV products are not risk-free and provide nicotine, which is addictive. The best decision any adult smoker can make is to quit tobacco and nicotine use altogether.


This article is for general information and educational purposes. Some of the information in this article is based on external, third-party sources and we make no representations or warranties of any kind regarding the accuracy, validity or completeness of such information.