SMOK Majesty vs. SMOK G-PRIV 2
SMOK is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of vaping products, and they’ve reached that point largely by offering an enormous variety of devices, tanks, and coils. The one drawback of having so much variety available, though, is that you might find it difficult to determine which product is the right one for you. Case in point: the SMOK Majesty vs. the SMOK G-PRIV 2. They both include tanks. Their power ranges are similar. They’re even available for about the same price. Unless you strongly prefer the appearance of one of the devices, how can you possibly choose a favourite? This comparison will help you decide.
Which would be choice SMOK Majesty or SMOK G-PRIV 2 kit
The first thing you’ll probably consider when comparing the SMOK Majesty vs. the SMOK G-PRIV 2 is the appearance of the two devices. The SMOK Majesty has a slightly more understated and utilitarian appearance. We believe that the SMOK Majesty looks like an exceptionally durable mod. The colour accents on the body of the mod match those on the tank.
The SMOK G-PRIV 2, on the other hand, looks like a device that’s ready to capture attention and become a conversation piece. Like the Majesty, the G-PRIV 2 comes with a matching tank. With the G-PRIV 2, though, a large and bright touchscreen dominates the front panel of the device. SMOK has done an excellent job of designing a touch interface that’s slick and responsive. Using it feels a bit like interacting with a smartphone.
The SMOK Majesty and G-PRIV 2 look extremely different from one another. If appearance is a key factor for you when you buy an e-cigarette, it’s likely that you have a strong opinion in this area.
The SMOK Majesty reaches a top power of 225 watts, and the SMOK G-PRIV 2 reaches 230 watts. In practice, you’re not likely to notice the five-watt difference. Both devices use two 18650 batteries. Neither package includes the batteries. Both devices use SMOK’s advanced vaping firmware. Both devices monitor the two battery cells independently and provide real-time information on their displays.
The SMOK Majesty and SMOK G-PRIV 2 both include the TFV8 X-Baby tank. Both kits also include one 0.4-ohm Q2 coil and one 0.2-ohm T6 coil. Since both devices include the same tank and the same coils, you’re not likely to notice a difference between the two devices in terms of flavour or vapour production.
If it’s important to you to choose a vaping device that includes a great tank – and not just a toss-in – you can’t go wrong by choosing either the SMOK Majesty or the SMOK G-PRIV 2. The TFV8 X-Baby is one of the world’s most popular vaping tanks. It isn’t overly large, but it produces as much vapour as many larger tanks thanks to the advanced coil design that crams up to six individual heating wires into a single atomizer coil head. With up to six coils working together simultaneously, you can expect vapour production from the X-Baby rivalling that of many rebuildable atomizers.
SMOK builds user-friendly vaping devices. With each new hardware generation, SMOK improves its firmware to deliver more information and allow users to access features more easily. With both devices, you’ll get all of the features that you expect including wattage mode and temperature control mode.
To access the menu with the SMOK Majesty, you’ll tap the large fire bar on the side of the device. The two regulation buttons on the front of the device allow you to select menu options. The large, bright screen makes it easy to see your selections as you change the display colour and set the device’s standby timer.
If you enjoy interacting directly with a menu, you’ll love the touch interface of the SMOK G-PRIV 2. When you examine the side of the device, you’ll see a smaller button above the large fire bar. Holding the small button for two seconds unlocks the screen and allows you to change settings by touching. When you’re done making changes, hold the button for two seconds again to lock the screen. The interface allows you to change the screen colour, set a maximum number of puffs, configure a coil pre-heating temperature and more. If you like convenience, the touch-screen interface of the G-PRIV 2 is an enormous benefit to usability.
When it comes to safety, SMOK users always win. Again, this comes down to SMOK’s advanced firmware that’s always monitoring your device, coil and batteries. Some of the safety features that you can expect with the SMOK Majesty and G-PRIV 2 include:
- Cut-off time for long puffs to avoid overheating and accidental firing
- Temperature monitoring to prevent device use if its internal temperature is too high or low
- Short circuit monitoring to prevent device use if a faulty coil or other problem would cause unsafe battery discharge
- Battery over-voltage and under-voltage monitoring
If you enjoy very long puffs when you vape, you might prefer the SMOK Majesty vs. the SMOK G-PRIV 2. The Majesty limits puffs to 12 seconds; the G-PRIV 2 has a 10-second puff timer.
SMOK Majesty vs. SMOK G-PRIV 2: The Bottom Line
At this point, you’ve probably concluded that neither the SMOK Majesty nor the SMOK G-PRIV 2 is definitively better than the other. The reason why the two devices have similar prices is because they’re similar in many ways. Both devices use the same batteries and include the same tanks. They have similar power ranges and safety features. Appearance is the primary differentiating factor between the two devices. While the SMOK Majesty is austere and understated, the SMOK G-PRIV 2 is bright and eye-catching. If you want a vaping device with a touch-screen interface, the G-PRIV 2 is the obvious choice; it’s probably the best touch-screen mod on the market. If you want something that’s more likely to tolerate rough handling, though, the SMOK Majesty might be the better choice because you don’t have to worry so much about breaking the screen. It’s also worth noting that the SMOK Majesty supports longer puffs than the SMOK G-PRIV 2.