So for this month I swapped from the Innokin Endura T18 to the brand new Aspire K3 (testing it for the upcoming review). This is Aspire’s followup to the K1 glassomizer kit. I am still trying to figure out if this is Aspire’s attempt at a new Nautilus. Maybe, maybe not? I don’t think so….
The K3 is an MTL (mouth-to-lung) device and is a great piece of gear, but sadly it has a few downsides. The 1,200 mAh battery lasts quite long compared to the Endura’s 1,000 mAh battery and it seems that Aspire has modified the old Nautilus BVC’s with four larger juice holes. Sadly, there is no top fill on this bad boy and no airflow control! Hello Aspire! What are you doing? You are not meant to jump back to 2014….
Despite the lack of airflow control and top fill, I really like the modified BVC coils. The flavor is great and the vapor production for an MTL device is very satisfactory. There are no wicking issues even on higher VG (80 percent) e-liquid. The airflow is IMO slightly on the “open” side. The Endura had a nice and restricted draw whereas the K3 is quite a bit more open.
For me as a MTL vaper I like the K3. Would I take it over the Endura? Despite it looking nicer with it’s “carbon fiber” finish, probably not. Is it the perfect MTL device? No, not without airflow control and top fill.