G Pen Elite 2 Review

The G Pen product line is well known for producing the most compact and stylish vape pens on the market. As the name depicts, G Pen Elite 2 is a high-end version of all preceding devices in the series, especially the G Pen Elite Vaporizer.

It is a stylish model that is easy to hold while using on the go. It has simple temperature controllability where only three buttons are integrated to handle the complete heating process. The TFT screen, along with the sleek and stylish zinc exterior, works fine at parties and gatherings.

It has been a little time since its release, but it is named one of the best portable vaporizers available for various reasons, including the battery life, size, heating chamber, and heating time.

All these factors are discussed in detail later in the article. The quality is not a problem whether you prefer a durable exterior or superiority in the taste of vapors produced. This simple device produces the best vapors that you cannot imagine at such a low price.

Several features will play a critical role in defining the pattern of usage. This article will list down and explain all such features to ensure that you know what you are about to buy. As a result, the purchase decision is now simple than ever.

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G Pen Elite 2 Review

From temperature to the materials, the G Pen Elite 2 Vaporizer is an all in all perfect portable device. The performance naturally varies and depends a lot on the temperature settings but it does have a great set of features and settings.

Design

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The G Pen Elite 2 is designed with great care for better portability and grip. It is easy to grip as there is a gripping indent designed in the middle to fit your index or middle finger in it.

Moreover, the outer is all black and sleek to make it look classier than other thermoplastic coated vaping devices. It is made of zinc alloy, which is considered a durable and rust-resisting material.

The outer is insulated properly, and the zirconia ceramic mouthpiece ensures even better insulation. The mouthpiece is magnetic to keep it as airtight as possible.

The heating element is larger than other similar vape pens. However, it is not as big as the G Pen Elite Vaporizer since it is reduced by 1/3rd of the original size. Having a larger chamber is a blessing but makes it vulnerable to uneven temperature throughout the session.

Moreover, the chamber is placed apart from the mouthpiece (unlike G Pen Elite), so the vapors get enough time to cool down. Finally, the ceramic mouthpiece has a spiral pathway to ensure the maximum heat is dissipated to keep vapors smooth.

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High-Resolution TFT Display

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The G Pen Elite II Vaporizer has a high-resolution TFT display that makes it easy to see what is happening while vaping. This display is easy to read and makes it easy to control your vaping experience.

Compatibility

First, the G Pen Elite 2 is made for dry herbs only. Therefore, the herbs should be ground well before usage. This will make the heating process easier and more effective. However, it does not support concentrates or any other liquid material.

Dual Heater System

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The heating system of the G Pen Elite 2 Vaporizer is a hybrid vaporizer. This maintains a continuous flow of vapors and keeps the heating time short.

Convection heating involves an indirect heating process where a hot stream of air is blown through the material to get it heated. On the other hand, conduction heating involves subjecting the ceramic chamber to a direct heat source.

The heating time is just 30 seconds. This makes the device on-demand as you have to wait for less and vape more. It is quite difficult to find a convection vaporizer with a fast-heating time because the heat source is indirect.

The conduction heating comes in handy to reduce the overall heating time per session. Moreover, the reduction in the size of the chamber has played a critical part in maintaining the quick heating time despite the removal of 360 degrees heating mechanism. This vaporizer will prepare the vapors even quicker if the dry herbs are ground well.

Haptic Feedback

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The G Pen Elite II Vaporizer features haptic feedback, which is a feature that provides feedback to the user through the device’s vibration.

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This feedback is intended to provide a more immersive vaping experience, by providing a sense of touch and movement that simulates the act of smoking. While haptic feedback is not essential for all vaporizers, it is an interesting addition that can provide a more immersive vaping experience.

Heating element

The G Pen Elite 2 Vaporizer is the next best vaporizer to G Pen Elite Vaporizer with a big chamber in such a portable size. Other pen vaporizer manufacturing companies are reluctant to incorporate big heating chambers in their device because the material is at the risk of uneven heating.

The reduction in chamber size ensures that the vapors are consistent throughout the session. Other than this, the chamber is made of ceramic, so the taste and aroma will never get hindered.

There is no 360 degrees heating mechanism integrated as the device has a hybrid heating system which is discussed later in the article.

Draw-Activated Convection Boost Heating

The G Pen Elite II vaporizer features a draw-activated convection boost heating system that allows you to vaporize your material with greater efficiency. The system activates when you draw on the vaporizer, helping to heat your material evenly and quickly.

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WiFI Connectivity

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The G Pen Elite II Vaporizer has a built-in wifi connection which is great for keeping track of your vaping progress and for sharing your vaporizer with friends.

Portability

The G Pen Elite 2 Vaporizer is a fairly portable vaping device as it offers a great proportion of features for on-a-go smoking. First of all, the device is just 4.6 inches long, so it can be carried easily from one place to another.

Furthermore, the design provides the most needed grip for outdoor vaping sessions. The battery works for a considerable long time. The heating time is short too, so you should not worry about that as well.

The chamber is not as big as the preceding model but allows you to carry larger chunks of ground herbs inside.

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The only downside to portability is the non-replaceability of the battery; however, the company has reduced the charging time by introducing fast charging. You just have to ensure that the device is fully charged before going outside.

USB-C Fast Charging

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The G Pen Elite II vaporizer comes with a USB-C fast-charging port which is great for those who are constantly on the go. It only takes about 1.5 hours to fully charge the device, which is great news for those who are always on the go.

Convenience of usage

Operating the G Pen Elite 2 Vaporizer is convenient, especially due to the 3-button control. The device enters the setting mode when you click the power button five times consecutively (after turning the device on).

The LED screen lightens up once the device is turned on. You can then click the up and down key to adjust the temperature at an increment of +/-1. The main button (power button) can be pressed and held to raise the temperature.

The up and down key can also be used to navigate between settings such as session timing, heating method, haptic feedback, etc. The prominent TFT screen shows the temperature setting at which the device is operating and the remaining battery life. You can also change the screen colors of your choice. Apart from this, the software is updateable on WIFI.

There is no mobile app compatibility to make your vaping sessions more convenient. However, loading and unloading are simple to perform because the chamber is placed below the mouthpiece to make it more accessible. In addition, the magnetic mouthpiece is easy to put on and pull off the device.

Built-In Pick Tool

g pen elite 2 built in pick tool

The G Pen Elite 2 Vaporizer comes with a built-in pick tool that is perfect for extracting your herbs. This tool makes it easy to get the most out of your vaporizer, and it is a great addition for those who are new to vaping.

Precise Temperature  Range and Control

One of the great features of the G Pen Elite 2 vaporizer is its precise temperature control. This allows you to vape at the perfect temperature for your needs, whether you’re looking for a mild experience or something more intense. This is a great feature for those who are new to vaporizing, as it allows them to get the most out of their vaping experience.

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The G Pen Elite 2 has a considerably wide temperature range. The range starts from 93 degrees Celsius and ends at 221 degrees Celsius. The lowest setting is sufficient to produce a well-cooked and mild stream of vapors.

However, it is not as mild as some products produced by Storz and Bickel & Arizer. However, you can use it for aromatherapy as the vapors are easy to inhale at the lowest setting.

Furthermore, many people argue that G Pen Elite 2 Vaporizer has an insufficient extreme at the highest temperature settings, but that is an incomplete fact. Dry herb vaporizers do not require an intensity over the early 200s, as they might combust the material.

Patented Clean Air Intake

The G Pen Elite 2 Vaporizer has a patented clean air intake that helps to keep your vapor quality high.

Performance

The G Pen Elite 2 vaporizer is a high-quality device that produces quality vapor. Its performance is excellent, and it is one of the best vaporizers on the market. It is easy to use, and its battery life is impressive. Overall, the G Pen Elite 2 is a great choice for anyone looking for a quality vaporizer.

Battery Life

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The battery lasts longer than other similar pen vaporizers. The average battery life per charging is 1 hour, which entirely depends on the temperature settings and the amount of material loaded inside the heating chamber.

It takes around 1.5 hours to charge completely, so the G Pen Elite 2 has more convenient power features when compared to the older model. The charging is fast to save your time. Moreover, there is no replaceable battery, so you have no way out except wait for the battery to charge.

The internal batteries are vulnerable to depletion like any other electronic component. However, the internal battery depletion renders the device useless. The LED lights will depict the remaining battery life in the form of bars so you will know when to charge the device.

Temperature settings:

The temperature settings on the G Pen Elite 2 Vaporizer allow the consumers the ability to set their desired temperature easily using the buttons on the side. The temperature on the G Pen Elite 2 vaporizer ranges between 93 to 220 Celsius.

The device heat-up time is also pretty amazing as it takes only 30 seconds to reach the desired heating settings. It’s best to run the device through some dry runs before your first session. So when you first start the G Pen Elite 2 up, set the heating up to maximum and let it run for as long as you can.

It’s a rule of thumb to get some dry runs in when using portable devices, as it gets rid of some of the factory materials and other oils. In order to start heating, you will need to press the power button to start the heating process as it sits in standby mode when turned on the first time.

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The device gets really hot so it’s best to start your session at 175 degrees Celsius and you can keep increasing as you like by using the buttons. The G Pen Elite 2 raises the temperature by single degrees which is easy to measure and manage.

 Spiral Ceramic Vapor Cooler

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The Spiral Ceramic Vapor Cooler is a unique product that is becoming increasingly popular in the vaporizer community. It extends the airpath for cooler draws.

Auto shut off:

The device turns off 5 minutes after the heating. Hence when running the device through some dry runs, remember to run it through as many dry runs as you can.

Vapor Quality:

The vapor quality is exceptional. Like every other convection vaporizer, the G Pen Elite 2 Vaporizer is free from all sorts of combustion issues. There is no metallic intervention as the chamber is made of ceramic.

This ensures that there is no impairment of smell or taste. The G Pen Elite 2 Vaporizer also has a conduction-based heating method to give you more control over the process. The airflow is great with no resistance as a warm stream is blown through the herbs.

However, we would suggest you avoid filling the chamber completely. The vapor temperature is not even consistent when the chamber is filled.

Another problem that the G Pen Elite 2 has overcome is the absence of a cooling system; it has a spiral path inside the mouthpiece to dissipate heat, so higher intensities will rarely feel harsh. The chamber is not as close to the mouthpiece as the older model.

Chamber:

The chamber on this device is located right underneath the mouthpiece. All you need to do to fill it up is to remove the mouthpiece to access the filling chamber and fill it with your herb.

The filling chamber is quite massive and requires quite a bit of herb to be placed inside it. There is no screen at the bottom of the chamber instead, it has four outlet holes.

Grenco has also claimed that it is the largest filling chamber of all the portable vaporizers on the market. To get the best results you should try to get the finest grinds and ensure it is filled to the brim to get the best results.

However, it can be a drawback as well for some people who don’t like filling up their devices too much.

Magnetic Zirconia Mouthpiece

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The G Pen Elite 2 Vaporizer comes with a magnetic zirconia mouthpiece. This mouthpiece is made from high-quality materials and it is designed to provide you with an excellent vaping experience. The magnetic zirconia mouthpiece is also resistant to scratches and it is easy to clean.

Cooling capacity:

The cooling capacity on the device is not too great and it can certainly heat up quite a bit with extended usage in each session. Hence if you tend to enjoy longer sessions with high heating you need to keep in mind the heating of the device and the mouthpiece.

The mouthpiece is made with high-quality materials yet it does heat up enough for it to be difficult to draw after a long session or during back-to-back sessions.

If you want to have a device to pass around with friends or enjoy longer sessions then this may not cut it.

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Mouthpiece:

The mouthpiece consists of a removable stainless steel screen and a high-temperature plastic material. This is said to help keep the mouthpiece cool and stop it from getting overheated during a long session.

Generally in vaporizers the market and the general consumers prefer the glass whips or the mouthpieces; however, the quality of thermoplastics has improved over the years. Hence it can be relied upon for a long session.

The silicon casing on the mouthpiece that is to help keep the device cool does play a role in keeping it cool, however, during long draws or sessions it does tend to heat up. It’s advised to take the mouthpiece off and soak it in hot water for some time before your first use or first session.

Built materials and size:

As said it is a portable vaporizer hence it’s as small as the Pax 2, which is the smallest vaporizer on the market. That is why it is super easy to handle and is pocket friendly and you can easily enjoy some sessions on the go, once you fill it up.

Overall the vaporizer is made with high-quality materials and doesn’t have a cheap plastic feel to it. The weight of the device adds a bit of quality hence it’s also a welcomed feature.

Layout and shape:

The layout and shape of the device are very handy and accessible. The device is easy to hold in the hands and gels in nicely. The curves on both sides make it super easy to grip and hold.

The power button on the front along with the logo is super nice and quite a bit of class to the overall look and feel of the device. The buttons on the device are also very accessible and make it super easy to use.

The buttons on the device are placed right next to the TFT LCD screen on it. The buttons play quite a role in deciding the temperature settings and other features hence having them placed right next to the screen makes it easy for the user.

The power button needs to be pressed 5 times quickly to turn on the device. Once it is turned on all you need to do is run it through some dry sessions as mentioned above to get it nice and ready.

Taste:

The taste of the vapor will improve after a couple of uses and is not as good as you would like in the first couple of sessions. While it does give a good quality vapor you can expect the taste and the flavor to improve with more burn-off.

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Battery life:

The G Pen Elite 2 comes with a USB-C charging port underneath the device. The internal battery is 2100 mAh lithium-ion providing a long battery life.

The charging time is 2 hours, however, the manufacturer suggests the charging time to be 1.5 hours. The manufacturer further mentions that the vaporization time is 1 hour, however, the device can last 4 – 10 minute sessions on one charge which is roughly 50 minutes.

Hence if you are a heavy user you may want to get a desktop vaporizer that is going to be much easier to use. It can also be used while charging however it’s best to let it get charged up first. The battery life of the device also degrades with long usage hence you may want to keep that in mind when buying this device.

The Cleaning

Cleaning the device is simple and easy as the chamber is placed right underneath the mouthpiece and it does come with a brush as well to remove any excess herb quickly.

Just like other portable vaporizers the mouthpiece, filling chamber, and screen need the most attention when cleaning. You can easily remove the screen as it slides out of the mouthpiece really easily. The silicone casing on the mouthpiece can also be separated which helps the cleaning process.

Soak the separated parts into the Isopropyl alcohol for a few minutes. Next, while your mouthpiece is soaking you need to use the brush and remove the herb completely from the chamber. Use a q-tip dampened in the isopropyl alcohol to scrub the ceramic surface and make it ready for your next session.

Depending on your usage and cleaning practices it will require to be cleaned only once in 2 to 3 weeks. However, for that, we would suggest cleaning the screens and the mouthpiece after every session. Don’t go too heavy on the cleaning of the mouthpiece and the screens after every session; you just need to dust them off properly.

Warranty

The warranty period is just two years. We know that G Pen Elite 2 Vaporizer is durable, but any electronic device is prone to technical issues or electric malfunction. In addition, this vaping device is still new in the market, so we do not know the exact quality on offer. However, we still believe that the warranty period is insufficient.

Price tag:

Considering the size of the device the price point is quite affordable and if you enjoy having a session on the go then this is the device for you. However, the battery life of the device can be a bit of a letdown however there are other features that do perform well.

So when spending $250 on this device, consider your usage pattern and requirements well.

The Cleaning Process

The G Pen Elite 2 vaporizer comes with a cleaning process that is very simple. All you need to do is unscrew the top of the vaporizer and remove the mouthpiece.

Next, you need to soak the mouthpiece in rubbing alcohol for about five minutes. After that, you can put the mouthpiece back on and screw the top back on. Finally, you need to clean the vaporizer itself with a brush.

The Design and Features

The G Pen Elite II is a sleek, modern vaporizer that features a variety of features that make it one of the best on the market. The device is easy to use and features a number of customizable settings, making it perfect for anyone looking for an advanced vaporizer.

The G Pen Elite II also has a 60 minutes battery life, making it one of the most reliable vaporizers on the market. Overall, the G Pen Elite 2 is an excellent choice for anyone looking for a high-quality vaporizer.

Pros

  • The price is lower than other similar devices.
  • The heating system is hybrid.
  • The battery life is sufficient for a day.
  • The temperature settings are simple to adjust.
  • The TFT screen has many more settings on offer than just temperature adjustments.
  • The exterior is stylish.
  • There is no airflow resistance.
  • It has a prominent LED screen with all the necessary stats.
  • Cleaning the device is easy.

Cons

  • The warranty period is short.
  • Only compatible with dry herbs.
  • The batteries are non-replaceable with no pass-through charging.
  • The chamber is not as big as the previous model.

Final Words

The G Pen Elite 2 is a very stylish vape pen that is simple to grip and use. The battery is heavy-duty, where you can smoke for an hour at optimal temperature settings and a moderate amount of load inside the chamber. In addition, it has a prominent LED screen that displays both the battery level and the temperature intensity prevailing inside the chamber.

The temperature range is great for aromatherapy as well as for an intense session. It can be concluded that G Pen Elite 2 is a vaping device made for outdoor usage. Due to its stylishness, you can use it while partying with your friends.

The chamber space makes it sufficient to serve more than one person, but it has a smaller capacity than the Elite Vaporizer. It can also be used by respiratory patients and new smokers who like light and mild vapors.

The official website states that this incredibly efficient device is designed as a gift for all the customers because the company has completed ten years in the vaporizer industry. This device holds a unique place in the value addition chain, so we recommend buying it if you have enough funds.

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