The Smok RPM80 comes with a wattage range of 1-80 watts, providing a great power range for a pod device, and is compatible with two different pod types.
The RPM80 RPM Pod is handily compatible with all existing RPM40 coils. Meanwhile, the RPM80 RGC Pod can be used with the new RGC Conical Mesh 0.17Ω coil. This low resistance coil uses a conical mesh design which funnels the airflow up through the coil for more intense flavour. Rated at up to 80 watts of power, this coil is capable of serious performance and clouds.
The RPM80 RGC pod is also the first Smok pod to come with adjustable airflow, controlled by an airflow ring at the base of the pod.
The RPM80 is powered by an internal fixed 3000mAh battery, which provides plenty of power for a pod device. The brains behind this device is the IQ80 chip set, which provides a range of safety protections and informs the colourful user interface screen.
The RPM80 is also compatible with an RDA coil for vapers who prefer to build their own coils.
Please note that Smok RPM80 pods come with a silicon bung inside, which reduces the internal volume to 2ml in compliance with EU regulations.
Who is it for?
The power of the RPM80 means this device is suitable for experienced and intermediate vapers who prefer a direct-to-lung style of vaping and are interested in serious performance and clouds, but with the ease of use of a pod system.
- RGC Conical Mesh 0.17Ω coil: Use at 40-80 watts
- RPM Mesh 0.4Ω Coil: Use at 25 watts
- Dimensions: 109 x 26 x 31.5mm
- Weight: 125g
- Output power: 1-80 watts
- Adjustable airflow
- Resistance range: 0.15-3.00Ω
- Battery capacity: 3000mAh
- Stand by current: <100uA
- Output voltage: 0.5V-4.0V
- Input voltage: 3.3V-4.2V
- Charging voltage: 5V
- Charger output: 5V/2A
- Over discharge voltage: 2.4V
- Charging current: 1.2A (Max)
- Overcharge voltage: 4.3V
- E-liquid capacity: 2ml
- Intelligent atomizer recognition
- Puff monitoring system
- 8 seconds cut-off
- Short circuit protection
- Overheating protection
- Low battery warning
Frequently asked questions
How do I remove the coil on the Smok RPM80?
The coil is held in place with a strong magnet. To remove the coil, hold it and pull firmly.
How do I fill the Smok RPM80?
To fill the cap, you lift the rubber bung on the top of the cap, insert the tip of your e-liquid bottle and squeeze gently.
Whats in the Box?
- 1 x RPM80 device
- 1 x RPM80 RPM 2ml pod with pre-installed mesh 0.4Ω coil
- 1 x RPM80 RGC 2ml pod with pre-installed RGC conical mesh 0.17Ω coil powered by NexMesh
- 1 x USB cable
- 1 x User manual
At E-Cigarette Direct we pride ourselves on providing you with superb after-sales support, and aim to provide rapid replacements for any faulty device under warranty. This page details the warranties you get with your device, and how to get a replacement.
Your charger comes with a 12 month warranty.
All mods and batteries are under warranty for three months.
All clearomisers (tanks) with the exception of CE5 clearomisers are under warranty for six months. CE5 clearomisers (tanks) are under warranty for one month.
Please note - these warranties do not apply to the coil within a clearomiser or tank which is a consumable product as below.
Coils are a consumable product, and as such, will be replaced only if faulty on arrival. Please let us know within 5 days of receipt if your new coil does not work.
What does your warranty mean?
We guarantee that your device is, and will remain, free from defects for the period of the warranty. Please note - this applies to faulty products, and not accidental damage (e.g. dropping on a hard floor!)
The above warranties are subject to our terms and conditions. Please see our full warranty information for further details.
What if the warranty has run out?
We're still here to help! Many problems can be diagnosed and solved (or we can point you towards one of our helpful guides), so send us an email, give us a call for advice or pop into one of our stores for face-to-face support and help.
How do I get a replacement?
In the unlikely event you have a problem with your device, just contact our friendly customer service team on [email protected]
You’ll need to return the item (we can arrange pick up free of charge). If we are unable to diagnose and solve your issue, we’ll send you a replacement by Royal Mail First Class. It helps if you have your order number, but if not our team should be able to find your order using your email address.
Delivery & Returns
Hassle Free Returns, Free Over £15
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Parcels ship Monday - Friday excluding bank holidays.
Delivery times 9-21 days depending on country.
See here for countries we deliver to.
Unfortunately, we can no longer deliver to addresses outside the UK but in the EU due to new EU regulations.
Hassle-Free Returns - & 90 Days to Change Your Mind
Need to return an item? We aim to make the process as easy as possible (it’s also free!).
We can arrange for a free pickup or for your product to be sent back free of charge. There’s no need to fill in a complicated form - just send an email to our friendly customer service team on [email protected], give us a call on 01792 852843 or use this contact form.
When can I make a return?
When you have an unwanted present or have changed your mind - you’ve got 90 days to decide! Please note this only applies when you have not used the product, and it is in a resalable condition.
You have a faulty product under warranty.
You can see our full returns policy in our terms and conditions.
Not in the UK?
We also ship internationally, including New Zealand. You can see the full list of countries we deliver to here.
FROM THE BLOG...
Target PM80 v. Smok RPM80: PodMod Face Off
Last year we predicted that 2019 would be the year of the pod. That certainly seemed to be the case, with a huge range of pod devices, both closed and open, hitting the market.
Now in 2020 this trend is evolving with the introduction of more powerful and sophisticated devices which marry the simplicity of pod systems with the power of sub-ohm vape mods.
Two examples of this are the Vaporesso Target PM80 and the Smok RPM80.
I’ve been using the pro version of the Smok RPM80 while writing this photos are of the standard Smok RPM80), but other than the replaceable 18650 battery and the size, there’s not much difference between the Smok RPM80 and the Vaporesso RPM80 pro.
At 102mm long, the Vaporesso PM80 is significantly smaller than the Smok RPM80 Pro (118mm). The drip tip of the Vaporesso PM80 just pokes out of my hand, while the Smok RPM80 extends out several centimetres.
I don’t find that a significant issue myself, but fans of compact devices will prefer the Vaporesso PM80. Do note the standard Vaporesso RPM80 (pictured below) is slightly shorter at 109mm.
Both devices power up to 80 watts, which is impressive for a pod system. The Smok version can go as low as 1 watt, while the Vaporesso pod mod goes down to 5 watts - but to be honest I struggle to think of a time when you would need to use less than 5 watts.
The Vaporesso Target PM80 comes with three airflow holes on each side of the pod. These provide an airy vape very suitable for direct to lung vaping, but unfortunately are not adjustable and wouldn’t be suitable for vapers who prefer a more restricted vape.
The SMOK RPM80, on the other hand, has a single airflow hole and provides a more restricted vape. One plus with the SMOK RPM80, though, is that the RGC coil comes with adjustable airflow, which can make a significant difference to the vape.
I’ve been using the Vaporesso Degree a lot recently, and I really like the filling port which allows you to fill the device without removing the pod. Unfortunately, the Vaporesso PM80 doesn’t come with this capability, and to fill you need to remove the pod from the device and take the rubber bung out.
In contrast, the Smok RPM80 has a bung at the top of the pod which allows for easy, speedy refilling. Definitely a win for the SMOK podmod here!
In terms of vapour production, when used at similar settings there isn’t a huge difference between the two devices. The key difference is the airiness in the vape, giving the Vaporesso Target PM80 a slight edge for fans of direct-lung vaping, while the Smok RPM80 wins out for fans of a more restricted vape.
Smart Variable Wattage Mode: Definite plus for the Target PM80
A neat feature that comes with the Vaporesso Target PM80 is a smart variable wattage mode, which automatically selects the best wattage for your coil. This is a great feature for vapers who are new to high powered vaping and should reduce the chance of a burnt out coil.
Of course, more advanced vapers may still wish to adjust the power manually - but even then, the ideal wattage range suggested on screen is a handy guide.
This makes the Vaporesso Target PM80 a great choice for vapers who are less experienced but still want to enjoy an airy, DL vape.
To go with the increased power, the Target PM80 offers up a choice of two GTX Mesh coils, which come in either 0.2 or 0.3 ohm coils. However, the Smok RPM80 comes with a far wider choice of coils.
The Smok RPM80 RGC Pod can be used with a 0.17 ohm conical mesh coil, but the Smok RPM80 RPM Pod can be used with all existing RPM40 coils, with resistances of up to 1.2 ohm.
All that power means a small battery would quickly be used up when using the device at higher wattage ranges. The Target PM80 comes with a fixed internal battery with 2000mAh capacity. That’s pretty good for a pod system, and should last most vapers the best part of a day.
However, the Smok RPM80 wins out here, with a choice of a fixed internal battery with 3000mAh capacity or, with the Smok RPM80 pro, a replaceable 18650 battery.
The Vaporesso PM80 comes with a bright TFT screen. This is noticeably brighter and crisper than the Smok RPM80. That sounds like a clear win for the PM80, but I prefer the layout on the Smok pod, which makes it easier to read the information. On balance, the Vaporesso Target PM80 wins, but it’s close.
Which one should you choose - Smok RPM80 or Vaporesso PM80?
The Smok and the Vaporesso Target 80 watt PodMods are both excellent vapes which are pushing the boundaries of pod systems. While there’s no clear winner with the devices, I’d recommend the PM80 for vapers who are new to high powered devices and would appreciate smart wattage mode as a guide, and for vapers who prefer a loose direct-lung style of vaping.
However, the Smok RPM80 will suit vapers who value battery life, and who prefer a more restricted vape. It’s also the only one of the two which can provide both a mouth-to-lung vape and a direct-lung, and when used with the RPM pod and a higher resistance coil provides superb battery life.
The Right and Wrong Ways to Treat Batteries!
Battery Safety Information
- Ensure you use the correct charging equipment for your e-cig (see below).
- Charge batteries on a hard surface.
- Turn your battery off when not in use.
- Use damaged batteries.
- Leave charging batteries unattended.
- Allow contact between your batteries and water.
- Carry in a pocket with coins or keys. (The KBag is a great way to carry batteries securely and safely).
- Expose your battery to sunlight, extreme heat or cold.
For more information see our E-Cig Battery Safety Infographic.
Recommended Charging Equipment
We recommend the Veho Plug Adaptor and the Nitecore Intelli Charger (for external batteries). Both are high quality devices from a reputable manufacturer, have performed well in testing and have the right voltage output for e-cigs.
Extending Your E-Cig Battery Life
With regular usage, your e-cig battery will usually last for 3 months, although they can last longer. The following steps can help extend the life of your battery
- Cleaning your battery terminal. The most effective way to do this is to use a cotton swab soaked in alcohol, but you can also clean it with a tissue or a cotton swab.
- Keeping your battery charged. Keeping some charge in your battery can extend your battery life, especially if you go for some time without using it.
Using Your Tank: Best Practice
Follow these simple steps to get the most out of your tank.
- When filling, always avoid getting e-liquid in the centre tube.
- Don’t hold down the button before inhaling.
- When attaching the coil, screw it in firmly but don’t over-tighten.
- Make sure you use the right power settings. If unsure, check the manual or start with a low power setting and work your way up till you get the right hit.
Also see: 14 Ways to Stop Your Tank from Leaking.
[Advanced Tanks] How To Maximise the Life Of Your Coils
Coils don't last forever, but by taking a few easy steps you can often extend their life!
First, it's well worth priming your coil before you use it for the first time. Simply add a couple of drops of e-liquid to the ports in the coil and in the opening of the coil head.
Always allow your e-liquid to soak into your coil for at least five minutes before using it. This will help prevent your coil from burning out.
Once you’re using the device, it is important to keep your tank topped up. If the e-liquid gets too low and the coil is exposed, the coil can burn out.”.
For more advice, see Seven Easy Ways to Stop Your Coil From Burning Out.