You've probably heard about a weed vaporizer, also known as a vape or vape pen. You’ll need to decide if you want a vaporizer that uses conductive heating (plant material is in direct contact with the heating element), convective heating (the plant material is not in direct contact, however, the air around the plant material is heated) or a combination of both heating methods. We’ve composed a list of the eight best weed vaporizers for the total beginner.
Storz & Bickel Crafty
This vaporizer, combines convection and conduction heating for an efficient, allowing for an even draw in a portable device. It comes with an app that displays and controls the temperature.
Pax Labs PAX 3
The perfect vape for any stylish beginner. Used with herbs or concentrates this vape also has an app to customize and monitor the temperature.
Consistently ranked as some of the best, this is an affordable option for a starter vape that works with plant material.
Magic Flight Launch Box Kit
A low tech vape, that provides superb convection heating at a lower price than other vapes. Comes with a lifetime warranty but doesn't offer any options for temperature adjustment.
Firefly 2, which comes with a glass bowl for tremendously effective heating for both herb and concentrates. Pairs with a Bluetooth app so that you can keep tabs on the temperature.
Pen Pro Vaporizer
This vaporizer has an especially compact convection-style, with three different temperature settings. Works only herb.
The AirVape X has an ultraportable and discreet design that also uses both conduction and convection heating. It includes temperature and battery life displays on the device and works with both herb and concentrates.
This is perfect for a hybrid conduction/convection style vape for herbs. It pairs with an app so you can monitor and adjust the temperature with its four settings.