When you think about significant-tech advancements in the vaping industry, you think of SMOKtech. And, if they weren’t industry-leading in a release, there was a nanosecond behind and still came with something improved and innovative. 

The sub-ohm kits, the SMOK stick and the Priv are amazing- and they are just the openers. Pod kits are exciting and versatile, so it isn’t surprising that vapers flocked to check them out. The word on everyone’s lips? 

 

SMOK Nord. 

It has been imitated countless times, but never beaten… until SMOK Nord 2 arrived. As innovators and game-changers it was only a matter of time before the SMOK Nord 2 took everything you knew and loved from the original – and then blew it right out the water. 

So let’s take a look at what makes the SMOK Nord 2 so good. 

 

Box Content

1x Nord 2 Pod Device

1x RPM Pod With RPM Mesh Coil 0.4ohm (2ml)

1x Nord Pod With Nord DC MTL Coil 0.8ohm (2ml)

1x Micro USB Cable

1 User Manual

 

Design

When you hold the Nord pod in your hands, you understand that the design goes for a less is more approach. The sleek simplicity is something that has been handed down to the SMOK Nord 2 – and it shows. The smoothed out corners remain, and the uniquely rounded shape is still there. However, you’re going to notice that the SMOK Nord 2 is a little thicker. The reason for that thickness is the massively improved battery capacity. 

Surprisingly, due to the increase in thickness, it makes the SMOK Nord 2 even better to hold. 

While many vape companies opt for zinc alloy, SMOK has stuck with a sturdy, smooth plastic outer cover. However, it comes in a wide range of stunning designs, from a traditional wood effect right up to a shimmering, shining rainbow panelled beauty. 

The Smoke Nord 2 is slim, and a neat 95mm tall. Meaning you can put it in your pocket with ease, and it weighs less than the original – despite the bigger battery. 

Specs

  • Size: 95×30.5x20mm
  • Output Power Range: 1-40W
  • Built-in 1500mAh Battery
  • Resistance Range: 0.3-3.0ohm
  • 69 Inch OLED Display
  • Input Voltage: 3.3-4.2V
  • Output Voltage: 0.5-4.0V
  • Standby Current: <50uA
  • Charging: DC5V/1.2A
  • Single Button Easy Operation
  • Micro USB Port For Charging

The Mod

Let’s talk about the battery because that is the most significant change. The battery on the SMOK Nord 2 has been dramatically improved. The increase means the SMOK Nord 2 has around 400mAh more than the original. This means the SMOK Nord 2 is boasting all-day longevity. Considering the size of the unit, it is pretty cool. 

You will also see a variable wattage function, while the original had only three power modes, this gives you more control. You can dial-up or down depending on the coil that you are using and how you vape. SMOK Nord 2 has a 0.69inch OLED screen so you can see the battery life, puff counter, resistance and wattage. Delivering the smoothest vape. 

Five clicks to turn the machine on and off, and three clicks will activate the wattage adjustment – and you can hold the button to shoot quickly through the output levels, or you can do it in increments with single clicks. 

 

The Pods

The duck-billed pods of the SMOK Nord are a talking point. However, they bring a new level of comfort and design. The SMOK Nord 2 has two kinds of pods, one for use with the Nord coils and one for use with the SMOK’s RPM coils. The difference comes down to the size of the holes that the coils plug into, and which coil is indicated on the rubber seal—making it easy to understand and another nod towards its versatility. 

It should be noted that the SMOK Nord 2 doesn’t have airflow control, however, due to a large number of coils (the most extensive selection on any pod kit) it’s a minor thing. You will get the chance to experiment with different flavour intensity, draws and clouds by playing with the range of RPM and coils. 

 

The Coils

The original Nord limited your usage of coils by having a system that only used their coils. However, Nord 2 lets you use coils from the RPM range and the Nord coils – giving you more variety. The original Nord being great for mouth-to-lung draws, the SMOK Nord 2 gives you the option for direct-to-lung pulls too. 

 

Performance

The only rival for the SMOK Nord 2, is the original Nord. The extra battery capacity and the option of coils and RPM means that it is a direct upgrade for the Nord and blows many other pod kits out of the water without really trying. 

Simply put – the upgrade from the original Nord to the SMOK Nord 2 is more than worth it.