//Mark Ten E-Cig Review – An Easy Vaping
Mark Ten E-Cig Review – An Easy Vaping 2018-05-24T02:12:52+00:00

Mark Ten E-Cig Review – An Easy Vaping

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Selection: 15%
Vapor Quality: 20%
Battery Life: 20%
Value for Money: 40%
Our Verdict: The MarkTen brand, ironically a newbie in the e-cigarette industry, despite being a long-time player in tobacco production, is indeed a little far behind other e-cig brands today. This is probably because they earn more profit out of tobacco cigarettes, are focused on lowering the price, or are still in a transition towards producing more e-cigs; but for whatever reason they have, they definitely have a long way to go in terms of improving the performance of their e-cig kits. Nonetheless, this brand can still be considered a very affordable entry-level kit that beginners may take satisfaction from for a start, if it suits their taste.

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MarkTen e-vapor

Mark-ten-e-vapor-electronic-cigaretteBeginnerPrice: $19.99

The MarkTen e-vapor is one of the only two e-cig products that the brand has produced as of present. This unit is the brand’s original product from when they first created their e-cigarette in the midst of producing billions of dollars’ worth of tobacco cigs. The MarkTen e-vapor is a very standard kit that can be rated as an average entry-level e-cig kit for beginners. It is very basic with a pretty disposable build compared to other cig-a-like units from other brands.

The best feature of the product is its size and look. It very much looks like the real carcinogen sticks, which is something that beginners will love. It is also very lightweight and is very convenient to carry around in a pocket. It has pleasant packaging that resembles that of a real tobacco cigarette and it is almost always available in convenience stores and gasoline stations for approximately $10 each.
The MarkTen e-vapor has two major parts: the cartridge and the battery. The middle part where the two are screwed together has a silver ring that is similar to the customary design of tobacco cigarettes nowadays. The end tip lights up every time vapor is drawn, imitating a real lit-up cigarette.

The cartridge that comes with the kit is flavored, although MarkTen only offers two flavors at the moment. Each cartridge lasts for about two hours of continuous vaping, but some experienced vapers have discovered that the cartridge can be refilled with e-juice to make it last longer. Otherwise, you will need to replace the whole thing to continue using the device.

MarkTen advertised a ‘four draw’ technology, which turned out to be four holes instead of one at the end of the cartridge. Advanced users say that this feature did not make the vapor any better.

This kit has a 90 mAh battery that is about 40 mAh’s lower than the usual kits. Then again, the MarkTen e-vapor costs only $10, give or take, so that explains the power. A beginner who simply needs a taste of vaping will be satisfied with the MarkTen’s e-vapor and can plan to get about 30 minutes to an hour of continuous vaping with the it after a full charge.

Vapor production, as expected, is not as good as with advanced vaping kits. In fact, a long draw of the MarkTen e-vapor produces less than half the vapor produced by other cig-a-like units from well-known brands. But again, those brands and units cost double the price of this kit so this is quite understandable.

Each kit comes with a USB charger that you can connect to your computer or laptop. Cartridges for the MarkTen e-vapor come in two flavors: Classic Tobacco and Menthol. So far, the menthol has more positive reviews than the classic tobacco, but it really depends on your personal taste. MarkTen lovers mostly appreciate the minty flavor that comes with the menthol cartridge.

There are two nicotine levels being offered in each flavor (less than 2.5% and 2.5% by weight) for the e-vapor. If you want to taste something else out of this basic e-cig kit, then you can consider making your own e-juice, or checking out other brands that can be refilled onto this kit’s cartridge.

Overall, it’s not really a disposable e-cig, hence the chargeable feature. But the price equates and even beats the disposable ones. And to top it off, it comes with a battery that can be reused and recharged, so this kit is not marked the lowest rate after all.

The Oracle-X Kit includes one Apollo Superior 900mah eGo battery, one Apollo CE4 clearomizer, one USB charger, and one 10ml bottle of Apollo e-liquid.

MarkTen XL e-vapor

IntermediatePrice: $29.95

The MarkTen XL e-vapor is like the MarkTen e-vapor’s big brother. It is larger in size, has a larger cartridge capacity, and a higher mAh battery. The design is still closely similar to real cigarettes, but only bigger and heavier. Despite its added length and weight, it looks very cig-a-like. The general build quality of the unit is the same as the MarkTen e-vapor; something that is reflected in its price at $14.99.

The flavor option in this kit is also better, with four cartridge flavors to choose from (Classic, Menthol, Fusion, and Winter Mint). Vapor production remains mediocre, with replaceable cartridges that need to be changed every few hours of continuous vaping. This kit is designed for beginners and intermediate vapers who just need a quick fix to stop their craving, but it is definitely not an option for advanced vapers who have tried other brands with much better performance.

The MarkTen XL e-vapor kit includes a USB charger to recharge the battery. Unfortunately, the chargers of the two units (e-vapor and XL e-vapor) are different and cannot be used interchangeably. The batteries have different sizes, as well.

This kit, like the MarkTen e-vapor, functions like any other basic cig-a-like kit in the market. Simply attach the pre-filled cartridge onto the battery and draw vapor out of the unit until the battery runs out.

Why Consider MarkTen E-Cigs?

To conclude, the MarkTen brand serves as a convenient option for beginners , as well as intermediate users who are out of options and need a quick fix from the convenience store. Vaping with MarkTen’s e-cigs is the real deal in terms of style and discreetness; however, the flavor and vapor quality need improvement.

Also, if you are one of those users who is still looking for your brand and product by searching online, MarkTen requires registration and ID verification before anyone can access their website in full. This is pretty inconvenient and not very customer-friendly, which can actually be a turn-off for online cig-a-like shoppers.

Mark Ten E-Cigs
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    Marie Gonzalez

    June 24, 2017 at 10:19 pm Reply

    Does anyone know how to refill it

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      Mark McKarrion

      July 26, 2017 at 4:39 am Reply

      You can’t refill it. Not only that, the battery does not last after about 10 recharges. This product is still designed to be a “consumable” like regular cigarettes, with a quickly dying battery and limited cartridges. I am currently digging to find out who owns MarkTen, because it smells like Big Tobacco to me. I will stick with my independent vape kit, because I can refill them with whatever juice I want, and the 80650 batteries last for days without recharging.

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        Claudette Valerie Carter

        August 25, 2017 at 9:37 pm Reply

        What you do is buy a couple of singles you’ll have extra batteries.

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        October 16, 2017 at 4:00 pm Reply

        Marlboro owns Mark 10. They would rather you smoke their tobacco products, with all the crazy chemicals in it.

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        December 22, 2017 at 4:11 pm Reply

        You can certainly refill them. It’s super easy too. Just use a curved paperclip to pull out the 4-hole plug and then remove the silicone ring. Now you have access to the fiber fill that will absorb the e-juice. Drip around the outside and let the fibers absorb the juice. Takes only a minute or so to do all this.

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          February 26, 2018 at 12:25 pm Reply


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        June 15, 2018 at 4:01 pm Reply

        Yes you can

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      Paula Jolet

      September 14, 2017 at 2:48 am Reply

      There are videos on YouTube that explain how to refill the cartridge. It’s pretty easy.

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      October 2, 2017 at 8:23 pm Reply

      Yes take a Bobbie pin or something small and pop the top of the cartridge off. Then remove the little clear rubber seal. Next put your e-liquid in a drop at a time TIL it soaks in ( Be Careful Not To Overfill ). Replace the rubber seal and pop the top back on it. Your ready to go ? When it stops vaporizing just repeat the steps. You can do this several times before it gets clogged and you have to use a new filter. Hope this helps ?

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      Jeremy Harris

      December 19, 2017 at 1:19 am Reply

      Yes sir. Take a small screwdriver and take off the cap that has the four holes in the cartridge. Next, remove the next small cap underneath. You will see the cotton wic in a circle with a hole in the center. Take your E-Juice and drop 4-5 drops on the wic (Not down the center hole. Finally, put it back together and BAM.. Refilled for about 40-50 hits 🙂

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    John Little

    August 31, 2017 at 1:46 pm Reply

    Ive tried everything and this is the best buy FAR

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      Melissa Adams

      September 20, 2017 at 12:13 pm Reply


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      Karen Hogencamp

      October 10, 2017 at 2:35 am Reply

      I haven’t really tried any other e-cig, but I am VERY happy with the Mark Ten, especially with the coupons I’ve received. I may not be getting the most tobacco, but I am really trying to quit and this gives me the “feel” of a real cigarette and I like the Menthol flavor

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      October 30, 2017 at 10:42 pm Reply

      Have you tried Vuse Vibe? Ive found them to be best!

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        May 7, 2018 at 3:56 am Reply

        There is a recall on vuse vibe

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    Mary Ann McKinney

    September 5, 2017 at 5:28 pm Reply

    I love this product. I don’t like messing around with juices and spillage and the size of it. My only complaint is that after so many uses the battery has to be replaced because the “draw” becomes harder and harder to suck. So after a couple of months I have to replace the whole thing. But as I said, all in all this fits my needs perfectly

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    Melissa Adams

    September 20, 2017 at 12:12 pm Reply

    I have been trying e-cigs for over 4 years now and to b honest I like these. I got 3 coupons in the mail to get the kit for $1.00 and 2 sets of cartridges for a dollar a piece. So I decided to try it. I like them, very much. I don’t know who did this site but where ever u r getting your info from is wrong. First of all I have been on the same cartridge since Saturday at noon it’s now Wednesday morning. I still smoke cigs but this has helped me cut down to a half a pack right away. I would say with the amount of times i use it throughout the day
    I probally use it between 45 minutes and an hour throughout, considering u said a cartridge is only good for 2 hours. So I’ve been using the same cartridge approximately 3 hours not counting today. Also the kit is only 10 bucks and the cartridges r 6, which u get 2. I’m sure prices vary from state to state but that’s how much it is here in Maine. Also they have 4 flavors to chose from and the kind that comes in the kit IS NOT flavored. Also u CAN NOT refill these if u even managed to get the liquid in the little hole it’s just gonna leak out everywhere. Oh and another thing I charged it right when I got it I haven’t had to charge it yet, again it’s Wednesday I got it Saturday. Every e-cig I have gotten they only last a day. I think personally these r the best for these particular kinds. And it’s not disposable the cartridges r. Who r u people?? Where do u get your info??

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    September 22, 2017 at 8:19 am Reply

    The juice cartridges can be refilled. Mark TEN is owned by Phillip Morris.

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    October 1, 2017 at 3:57 pm Reply

    I have had a blu and a mark ten. Mark ten I can say I like much better it has a nicer draw and the battery last much longer on the mark ten

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    October 26, 2017 at 4:28 am Reply

    Battery only lasts for a few cartridge refills, after that it gets harder and harder to draw on so I have to buy a new starter kit every so often. Is there a way to clean the battery?

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    October 27, 2017 at 5:37 pm Reply

    I like mine. So far. Summer Fusion taste like raspberry. I’ve ordered more flavors. From the MarkTen website. And it is easy to order from them now. I will have to sign for it.

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    Margaret Evans

    November 11, 2017 at 4:02 pm Reply

    They need a longer battery life but the cartridges last a good while and have good flavor. Can I get some coupons to help me buy them?

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    December 4, 2017 at 12:42 am Reply

    unlike the VUSE (cant seem to hack into it); already washed out & refilled the MTXL menthol cartridge 3x using the various hacks watched on the internet. not a cigarette smoker, using this $10 device to vape CBD. works great! let’s see how long i can keep re-using it before the cartomizer & battery finally get used up after many numerous (i hope) refills & re-charges.

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    Gina Weakley

    December 7, 2017 at 1:48 am Reply

    My ecig is flashing like the battery is dead, but it’s not. Is the battery defective?

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    Craig parkins

    January 7, 2018 at 8:20 am Reply

    I received the original MarkTen for free one night out at the bar and for a smoker I actually liked it, In my opinion for a menthol smoker it’s one of the best menthol e cigs I’ve had. My only complaint about it was the cartridge just didn’t last, they said it was equivalent to one pack of cigs but I was going thru 2 a day. So when the XL came out they said it was equivalent to 3 packs so I figured it would at least get me thru a day, wind up lasting close to 3 days. Needless to say I’m impressed with the XL and the fact that there’s not a lot of vapor doesn’t bother me at all.

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    Fred flintstone

    February 24, 2018 at 10:49 pm Reply

    I have been smoking for may years and have just recently started smoking a mark ten for the price i only paid ruffly $7 for it and have had no problems i give it a rating of 4 stars just because of the battery lifespand other then that i can get usualy 3-4 days out of a cartrige

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    Tom Robinson

    February 25, 2018 at 7:58 am Reply

    Got a coupon for a kit, so I decided to try it. Classic flavor is horrible! Luckily the kit came with a $3 off coupon, so I got the Summer Fusion flavor the next day. It’s much better. Avoid the Classic flavor!!

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    February 26, 2018 at 12:27 pm Reply

    I like the mark 10 taste. I have used it to cut back cigs and it has worked. Im now getting ready to quit all together and get on patches.

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    Rodney Painter

    April 15, 2018 at 8:23 pm Reply

    Just bought 10 packs cartridges of menthol. Most of them don’t work. Fully charged 3 different batteries, still not working. Won’t buy these again

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    Shemiko Harris

    May 8, 2018 at 2:03 pm Reply

    No matter what I try the mark ten battery wont charge and I have bought them several time s and still no charging. I really like them more than Vuse. But I have to consistently buy a new one because I wont charge.

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    May 30, 2018 at 1:49 pm Reply

    I have had to throw out many of the refill pods because they won’t work in any of my batteries. ( I have four units and I’ve cleaned them and have take. great care of them) definitely looking into getting a different vape. Every other pack of pods I get, atleast one of them doesn’t work. Rip off.

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    June 15, 2018 at 4:00 pm Reply

    Yes you can refill the Mark Ten. Just take a paper clip into the holes and remove the cap. Just go to a smoke shop and buy the oil you want to use. Just put the cap back on and your set.

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    Brad T

    June 17, 2018 at 2:09 pm Reply

    I was a pack a day (Marlboro Reds) smoker for 20 years and 3 months ago switched to Ecigs. After trying several brands I choose between MarkTen and Blu and decided to go MarkTen. I bought 2 of the starter kits and so have 2 batteries that I charge and alternate them every day. 1 battery lasts me all day and 1 thing of Nicotine juice lasts about a day and a half. I have not had one single problem of any kind with the MarkTens and they are great. I wish I would have switched to Ecigs years ago. MarkTen is a great brand

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    Linda Weatherford

    June 18, 2018 at 8:21 am Reply

    I have bought two packages of cartridges for the Mark10 that are dry straight out of the wrapper. The store won’t take them back because you can’t prove that you didn’t smoke them. I don’t like throwing my money away. Otherwise the cig isn’t bad.I won’t be buying them again.

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