What’s up, Insiders? DeucesJack, I’m at VapingInsider.com. Today, we’re going to be going over a bulletproof pod system/AIO kit, whatever you want to call it. It’s been getting conflated, the term. But we’re talking about the Aegis Boost. The big question is, though, where’s the RBA section?
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From Top to Bottom
I have preliminary packaging. Your packaging is probably going to differ. Check that out. That looks like an Aegis, right? Check out the nice stitching, the leather, little grip there. You can see, it’s got that Aegis shape, has that rubber tire Aegis thing going on right there.
Nice stitching over here. Here is where you push to release the pod. Over here, is your micro USB port. Kind of get get your nails in there. It’s tough, sometimes, you gotta have some girly nails. Get them in there. And there is your micro USB port for charging and updates. Haven’t been able to confirm if this is updatable or not. But if I do confirm whether it is or not before the end of the video, I’ll update it in the description.
This is interesting here. Check this out. Here’s your airflow. You got this little dial here. No stoppers, just spins all the way around. But when I tried this out of the box, if you cut it down to a little sliver like that, you can get a legitimate mouth-to-lung vape and you can get a real legitimate DL vape. You do have this little dust cover on top here like that. It does not stay attached to the mod.
That’s going to be a con because I know I’m going to lose this thing, I really am. There’s no doubt about it. Here you have your flat style drip tip. Comes out and you can replace it with the round one that’s a spare. This one kind of looks nice with it. I’m normally not a flat style drip tip guy, but I kind of like the way this one looks. Over here, right here on the top, that’s your fill port right there. Nice, big fill port. Should accommodate most bottles, I like that.
Plenty of room to displace air. Once you’re done filling it up, you just pop that plug right back in there and you are good to go.
Let’s do a quick size comparison. I chose the Lost Vape Orion because that’s probably the most popular pod form factor and I also chose the new Artery Nugget AIO. It’s a really nice pod system, very similarly shaped. The Horizon Tech Magico I recently reviewed also has the orion form factor. You can see, very, very close to the Aegis. Of course, the Artery isn’t waterproof and shockproof and all that. And this also comes with a rebuildable deck section. I know that there’s going to be a rebuildable deck section available for the Boost but I do not have it. Hopefully, when it comes out, Geekvape will send it to me and I can do a separate video on how to build that. But for now, I do not have it. But very close to the artery AIO as far as form factor goes. Really, really nice AIO kit here that we already reviewed. Because everybody owns an Orion style device, I wanted to put it next to the Orion. You could see, it’s much thicker, much bigger, much bulbous. As far as a carry goes, this is an easier carry. But this isn’t a tough carry at all. It’s also very pocketable as well.
Here is the spare coil you get. You can see, it’s almost like a regular sized sub ohm tank coil. So that’s kind of cool. The flavor should be really good on this. Now let’s check out where they put the specs on this coil. They put them on the bottom which is kind of cool because when you pull the pot out, you can actually see what coil is in there. That’s kind of ingenious, I like that. 0.6ohm, kanthal mesh, good for 15-25W. Nice job on that. That’s kind of different, kind of innovative. I like that. You can see the mesh pattern inside. Really, really nice looking coil, especially considering this is a pod/AIO kit.
To release the pod, you press this little button right here. It’s got a little bit of roughness there. You see where it says push. You just push and pull. Once the pod detaches from the mod, you’re going to have this little sticker on it to stop it from accidentally firing. Now you can see, we have the 0.4ohm coil in there. Kanthal mesh, good for 25-35W. This is the one we’re going to use. If you want, in order to get the coil out, you can put that little wrench in there, give it a little pop on both edges until it comes out because sometimes it can be kind of a pain to grab ahold of. Once you pull it out, it’s pressed fit. It comes out, just like so. And you can see, like I said before, a little bit of a different mesh pattern. But this thing is like the size of a regular coil you’d find on a sub-ohm tank. Kind of nice. Really, really nice job on the coils. On the inside of where the pod goes, you can see, you have three gold plated pins. Looks pretty clean in there. Typical pod system. You have some type of number over there, and that’s about it.
Juice we’re going to be using today is Johnny’s Juice, raspberry custard doughnut, RC Donut. We’re going to be using a 0.4ohm coil. Let’s prime this thing up.
First thing you want to do, add a drop or two of juice right down the middle there. Get that coil nice and started. And then you just want to go around to your juice slots there and kind of paint them up. This is a big coil for a pod so I would recommend priming it. Once you’re all primed up, you take your primed up coil, pop it in there, make sure you’re aligning the flat side. See the flat sides right here? Make sure they’re on the side there and you just pop it in, just like so. Now we’re ready to turn it over and fill it up. In order to fill it up, grab you a little rubber gasket here, pop it to the side, just like that. Take your needle nosed bottle, shove it in there and give it a nice squeeze. I like to hold it on an angle so it fills up nicely. Once you see it start to come out a little bit, pull your bottle out, take you a little rubber gasket, pop it down and now you’re ready to vape.
I got to point out, though, this little roughness they have on the rubber gasket, I actually like that. It’s actually nice. You can feel where it is because it’s kind of camouflaged being black on black. So nice job on that, Geekvape.
Let’s install the pod. In order to install the pod, you take that part where we pushed and you put it right there and just pop it right in. It goes in really, really tight. There is no wiggle. Check this thing out. It don’t move, no wiggle at all. Awesome job on that, Geekvape. As far as the buttons go, you can see, we got that rocker style button. Raised like the Aegises are known for. Same thing on the plus and minus button, rocker style button. There is your screen. Just a really, really nice job. If you like the look of all the older Aegis mods, you’re going to like the look of this pod. In order to turn it on, five clicks, just like every other mod, you can see, it’s a wattage mod. It scrolls in half watt increments. It scrolls all the way up to 40W, it does round-robin. Screen is nice and bright. I do like the fact that it scrolls in half watt increments. You can see, the screen is very simply laid out, very small, very small font. There, you have your puff, your resistance, your battery meter and your wattage. If you hold the plus and minus button down together, just like that, you’re going to see, it locks or unlocks the mod. Now it’s locked, now it’s unlocked. Now it’s unlocked.
And that’s it, folks. Simple screen, very, very small font. Really not a lot to go over here. I almost forgot. We got to do the water test because this is an Aegis. As you can see, it’s on. Let’s drop it right in the water, no jump cuts. Bloop, there we go. It’s in the water. Let’s see. It’s on in the water, as you can see. No issues, no problems, nothing like that. It still works. So it does pass the water test.
What’s in the Box
- 1 Geek Vape Aegis Boost Pod Mod
- 1 0.6ohm KA1 Mesh Coil
- 1 MicroUSB Cable
- 1 User Manual
Also included in the box, you’re going to get a micro USB cable for charging and updates. You get this little handy wrench right here. You get a round drip tip because the stock one is flat and you get this spare coil. Before we go back on top, though, let me give you one last look at it all put together. Not sure if I showed you the bottom side of the mod, though. Really not much going on over there, just a rubber coating. But I just want to make sure I showed it to you. One last look.
Alright, Insiders! Let’s get into those cons and pros. We’ll start off with cons because you guys know I like to end on a positive note.
First con is going to be, Geekvape, Geekvape, Geekvape, enough already with that proprietary drip tip. Are you guys out of your mind? It’s just stupid. Needs to be a 510 driptip. I don’t care if you want to make it flat. That doesn’t matter. Proprietary drip tips, no one likes them, no one.
O ring intolerance on the drip tip is crap. It’s way too loose, it’s a con.
I’m happy they included a coil removal tool. I just don’t know if it was actually necessary. I’ve been prying the thing out my fingers. It’s a nice touch but kind of unnecessary. Not really a con, I just don’t know if we actually needed it.
The font on the screen, very, very small. I think they could have put a slightly bigger screen in there and made the font bigger. It’s a con.
That pod, that pod, that tank system, whatever the hell you want to call it, it is way, way, way too dark. I got to hold this thing up to my studio lights to actually see the liquid level in there. It’s just stupid. It’s a con.
That’s it on the cons, though. I was a little rough on it, I know. But we got a lot of pros too, so let’s go over them.
Love the looks of this thing. It is beautiful looking. It looks like an Aegis. Awesome, awesome job, Geekvape.
This thing charges fast.
It’s simple to use.
I love the power-to-size ratio.
Smooth airflow just like the Voopoo Vinci X which I’m calling my favorite voopoo device ever.
It fires fast.
No leaks, no leaks, whatsoever. This thing’s been bone dry.
It’s got nice, big coils for a pod/AIO kit.
Great form factor. It’s comfortable as hell in the hand.
It is very pocketable.
It’s bulletproof, ip67, waterproof, shockproof and dust proof. That’s a pro.
So far, the performance has been fantastic.
I’m getting great flavor and clouds. I got the 0.4ohm coil in there at 32W. Check it out. Not bad for 32W. You can’t complain about that. The flavor’s there, the clouds are there. I’ve been enjoying the hell out of this thing. This is one of the few AIO kits that I could actually take with me all day and not miss my Box mod. So that’s kind of saying a lot. It vapes very, very similar to a lower wattage to medium wattage Box mod setup and I like that. It’s definitely a pro.
And the last pro is going to be, it’s got a decent capacity at almost 4mls. I’ll chalk up a pro for that as well.
That’s it, Insiders. Those are my cons and pros. Let’s get into it, let’s talk about this one a little bit.
Not going to lie, I’m kind of feeling a little shunned by Geekvape. When they came out with the Aegis X and the Aegis squonker, I just got one in a regular box. I didn’t get one in that big, beautiful metal box. Now that Aegis Boost comes out and I don’t get the RBA deck, but I saw other people got it, I’m feeling a little unloved, Geekvape. I’m not going to lie. The good news is there is an RBA deck coming for it. Geekvape claims they’re sending it to me. I haven’t gotten it yet. When I do get it, I will come back, do a build video on it and let you know how it performs. The fact that Geekvape hasn’t been showing me any love ain’t going to affect this review at all. You guys know the way I am and I love this little kit. I’ve been enjoying it. I’ve been using it a lot. It’s been one of my everyday AIO kits. That’s how much I like it. Like I said in the pros, this is one of the few AIO kits that I could actually use instead of a Box mod kit or a Box mod setup. That’s how good the flavor is. That’s how satisfying it is, that’s how good the clouds are. I can’t wait to get the RBA section. But for now, this one is definitely DeucesJack approved.
Want to give a huge shout out to Geekvape for sending this one my way. Appreciate the support of this channel. I just wish you guys would show a little bit more love to Uncle Jack and maybe send me the same stuff that the other reviewers are getting.
Let’s go over some of the specs on the Geekvape Aegis Boost. It measures in at 106.8mm x 27.7mm x 39.2mm. It has a 1500mAh battery and a 40W maximum output. It features 1.5 amp charging. It will fire down 2.2ohms. It holds 3.7mls of juice. It is IP67, water, dust and drop proof. It’s available in black, red, blue, aura and gunmetal. It is firmware upgradeable. There are two coils in the kit. You get a 0.6ohm kanthal mesh coil. good for 15-25W. You also get a 0.4ohm, kanthal mesh coil, good for 25-33W. RBA deck should be available soon.
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And that’s it, Insiders! That’s all I got for you today. You keep living that vape life. We’re out. Deuces.
- Solid build quality
- Nice hand-feel
- Pods are held in firmly
- Two coil options included
- Reusable and refillable pods
- Adjustable airflow
- IP67 rated
- Good flavor from coils
- Good coil life
- Fast charging
- Large battery
- Five color options
- Full screen for wattage and battery meter
- Fully adjustable output
- Pass-thru vaping
- Good rating for charge rate
- Dark tinted pod makes juice level hard to see
- Fill plug is hard to grip
- Airflow control feels a little loose
- DTL drip tip rotates freely and easily
- Slightly overstated battery size (closer to 1400 mAh than 1500 mAh)