The Geek Vape Blade Starter Kit Review: A Powerful, Eye-Catching Mod

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by Jeffrey Buckley

Updated: October 20, 2020

Geek Vape Blade desktop

Review Score: 72/100

Price Range:
$49.99-$67.70
Dimensions:
93mm by 52mm by 38.5mm
Colors:
matte black, crystal sand and starry night
Battery:
18650, 20700, or 21700
Works with:
  • Eliquids icon

Pros

  • Wild, original color options
  • Excellent functioning and ease-of-use
  • Aero tank and coils produce great clouds

Cons

  • Not firmware upgradeable
  • 510 connection not centered

Starting Price: $ 46.95

The Geek Vape Blade is a dual-cell box mod. It comes in a range of funky, psychedelic color options to choose. The Blade mod is unique for its ability to work with three battery types: 18650, 20700, 21700. The device can reach a max power output of 235. It features the AS chipset inside and comes with the Aero sub-ohm tank.

The colorful exterior options for the Blade are what catches the eye first. Geek Vape has four different ones. They all use a different oil-slick technique, so no two mods look alike. Three of the colors currently available are Starry Night, Matte Black, Crystal Sand.

The rest of the mod is also beautifully designed. The back part of the mod acts as the battery door, where the cells get installed. The user interface is also pleasing to the eye.

The readouts are crisp, and no problems reading the info on the 0.91 inch OLED display. The big, round firing button sits atop the screen. The two selector buttons sit underneath the screen, along with the micro USB port for charging.

Even with two cells in the device, the Blade feels lightweight. The mod`s exterior consists of fiberglass and stainless steel. The mod strikes a good balance between portability and durability.

Inside the Geek Vape Blade Mod

Geek Vape is a company known for their innovative mods. The Aegis mod is almost indestructible, but the Blade is unique for other reasons. It has the AS chipset inside. The chip supports temperature control for nickel, titanium and stainless steel.

It also works well with variable wattage mode. Two other vaping outputs offered by the AS are bypass and curve modes. These two modes are for advanced vapers, as bypass turns the unit into an unregulated mech mod.

The curve feature allows users to customize the wattage and temperature level (only wattage on this mod) of each second of their vape (again, for five separate points for the Blade). Handling the mod is easy as well. The vertical-display menu is simple to navigate, and the buttons are very responsive.

Geekvape Blade

Getting the Blade to Work

Vapers who have used other dual-battery mods should have no problem using the Blade. The menu options are straightforward. It is only a matter of using the three-button scheme to get the device working.

Users should also be aware the 18650 battery bay comes installed with the unit. Remove the battery bay to access the ports for 20700 and 21700 batteries.

Scroll through the various vaping outputs using the plus/minus buttons. Users can also change things like the puff counter, as well as the background color of the screen and the LED ring behind the firing button.

Geek vape Blade Kit

Taking the Geek Vape Blade for a Vape

The Blade kit comes with the Aero sub-ohm tank that consists of Pyrex glass and stainless steel. The tank can hold 4ml of e-juice, (2ml for TPD countries). The kit includes two sub-ohm coils. There is a 0.4ohm iM 4 coil, rated best between 40-70W.

There is also a 0.15ohm iM4 coil that vapes best between 50-120W. The 0.4ohm is a single coil, and the 0.15ohm is a quadruple coil. The Aero is pretty standard in most respects.

It features a removable 810 Delrin drip tip (a 510 drip tip adapter comes in the kit). There are two, bottom airflow slots that use a stopper for precise airflow control.

The mouthpiece is simple to remove and the tank easy to fill. Keeping the device within the recommended range offers the best results. They are both sub-ohm coils, so they guarantee big clouds. Flavor-wise, the two coils also performed well.

The Competitors - The Geek Vape Blade vs. the SMOK H-Priv 2 vs. the Wismec Reuleaux Gen3 Dual 230W

The SMOK H-Priv 2

The SMOK H-Priv 2 is a dual-18650 mod (so no other battery types). It also has a wide selection of color options. The H-Priv 2 also comes with the TFV12 Baby Prince tank, which performs on par with the Aero tank. The GV Blade has more vaping features than the H-Priv 2, but they both cost around the same.

SMOK H-Priv 220W

The Wismec Reuleaux Gen3 Dual 230W

The Reuleaux is another dual 18650 device (does not support any other battery types). The Gen3 is an attractive-looking mod with a resin drip tip and a rounded exterior, similar to the Blade. It comes with the Gnome tank that can hold 5.8ml of e-juice. The Reuleaux has a more prominent display and 2A charging, but the Blade has many more vaping outputs like bypass and curve mode.

Wismec Reuleaux RX Gen3

Geek Vape Blade Specifications

Dimensions: 93mm by 52mm by 38.5mm
Battery Adapter compatible with: 18650, 20700, or 21700 Batteries
Temperature Control Range: 200-600Fd
Colors: Matte Black, Crystal Sand, Starry Night

Pros and Cons

Pros

  • Wild, original color options
  • Excellent functioning and ease-of-use
  • Aero tank and coils produce great clouds
  • Many different vaping outputs
  • Compatible with three types of batteries

Cons

  • Not firmware upgradeable
  • 510 connection not centered

The Last Word on the GeekVape Blade

GeekVape is a leading vape company that always pushes the limits. Have you had similar thoughts about other GeekVape products? Did you try to destroy the indestructible Aegis? Let us know what you think about Geekvape in the comments section below.

The GeekVape Blade starter kit is a departure for the ordinarily tech-specific creators at GV. It is a blast of color and originality, combined with excellent vaping control. The Aero tank and accompanying coils are also great performers. The menu and user interface lend to easy usability. There is not much to not like about the Blade. Or is there?

Published: February 25, 2019Updated: October 20, 2020
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Jeffrey Buckley

I was a smoker for over 25 years. In this time I also earned my medical degree with a specialization in addiction treatment and counseling. That period has led me to vaping, my interest started around 2011. I’m fighting the tide of hysteria and dis-information around vaping that emanates from various fronts legislative, cultural and scientific. Having scientific councils support, I’m happy to contribute my thoughts, articles, and expertise.


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