The two different types of available e-cigarettes in Canada are disposable and rechargeable ones. Both have their advantages and disadvantages, but most electronic cigarette smokers have a preference for one or the other.

Rechargeable electronic cigarettes can be charged and discharged approximately 300 times before the battery starts to weaken. Most electronic cigarettes come with micro usb chargers that can plug into computer’s USB port or a wall outlet. The atomizer which is the heating element should be replaced on average every 3 weeks, depending on usage.  There are a larger variety of colors, styles and flavors for the rechargeable e cigarettes in Canada than for the disposable models. The price varies for rechargeable e cigarettes, but they are usually less expensive than disposables if you plan on using them for extended period of time.

Disposable electronic cigarettes are used for a set period of time (500 puffs) before being disposed of. These e-cigarettes generally come in a variety of flavours and nicotine strengths.  Disposable electronic cigarettes are designed for people who do not want to frequently recharge a battery or change cartridges. Disposable models are ready to be used immediately when purchased. You are not able to recharge or refill these devices. Disposable e-cigs are great for light users.

EsmokerCanada Inc. Disposable electronic cigarette compared to a EsmokerCanada Ego Twist Rechargeable electronic cigarette