The Chinese company Smiss has been making vaporizer pens for their own brands and other companies for several years. Now they have taken what they have learned from customers, their own research and from competitors to launch their own dry herb vaporizer.
The FlowerMate V.5.0 – the 5th iteration of Smiss’s Vapormax line – boasts a super low price. But with a single, set temperature, is it a piece of cheapo rubbish, or a serious entry-level, budget handheld?
Ready, Set, Chaaaaarge!
Out of the box, the built in Lithium ion battery fully charged in about 3 hours. A single button in the FlowerMate’s side is pressed five times in quick succession to turn the device on.
Crumbling the dry herbs to pack them inside the oven-style ceramic heating chamber yields the FlowerMate’s first surprise: a white LED in the chamber illuminates the space for easy packing and cleaning. This is a really welcome innovation!
Stashable Glass Mouthpiece
A toughened Pyrex glass mouthpiece is hidden in a compartment in the unit’s base. Slide the hatch open and pop the mouthpiece in to the chamber opening.
With a ceramic heating chamber and glass mouthpiece, pure, great-tasting vapor is a solid promise. Also impressive was a heat up of less than a minute.
The moment of truth: fast extraction and a thick, dense cloud of vapor, with a rich consistency. The FlowerMate truly vaporizes herbs with the simple press of a button.
The Whole Package
The FlowerMate is available in a choice of 8 different colors. The whole kit includes a wall socket (not USB) charger, two spare screens, a packing tool and…