Smok is a master of providing fantastic niche choices in their massive library of vape devices. They offer high-end, fully-loaded choices, super stripped-down, discrete options, and several choices in between. If you happen to be looking for an in-between choice, then the Smok Priv N19 will look just right to you!
The Priv N19 is a bit of an upgrade from the Priv M17 (and if you haven't read the M17 review yet, click here!) You'll still get a design that is compact and dedicated to discrete use, but you'll get a few more features and adjustable options than you do with the M17.
Let's take a closer look at what makes the Priv N19 a bit of a step up from the M17.
What's in the Box
- 1 x Priv N19 Device
- 1 x Tank
- 1 x Coil - 0.6 ohm
- 1 x Coil - 0.8 ohm
- 1 x Micro USB Cable
- 1 x User Manual
Look and Feel
The look and feel of the Priv N19 are very similar to the M17. The Priv N19 sports a compact body size, with just enough room for the 1200mAh internal battery. However, unlike the M17, the Priv N19 has a small digital display on the narrow forward-facing side. This display shows battery levels and selected wattage options.
Below the small digital face, you'll find a physical button that will help you adjust heat settings (a feature that is noticeably absent from the M17). In order to accommodate the digital display, the squeeze-to-fire mechanism has been changed to a standard fire button, located above the digital display.
You'll find the look and feel to be ergonomically ideal for single-hand use with adjustable features easy to reach and control. What you gain in the digital display you'll lose in some of the grip support, but we still found the N19 comfortable and easy to handle.
While slight concessions are made in its ergonomic design to accommodate adjustable features, the performance clearly benefits from the change. Instead of an automatic wattage adjustment, users will find four adjustable heating options, ranging from 5-30W. The ability to manually change features is a great step up from having to hope that an automatic adjustment fits your vaping preference.
You'll still find an automatic atomizer recognition feature, which will help novices change between vape juice tanks. Low voltage and short circuit protection are also present in the N19, which will provide easy, safe use for all levels of vapers.
The included tank is the Nord 19 tank, which boasts a 2mL vape juice capacity and an all stainless-steel design. The Nord 19 has a top fill design, adjustable airflow vents, and a drip-proof tip for a very satisfying vaping experience.
Overall, the performance of the Priv N19 is a pleasant step up from the M17. The ability to manually adjust wattage settings allows you to explore how your vape juice tastes under a variety of different temperatures, and the digital display makes it easy to know exactly what features you have set.
If you love the idea of the Priv M17, but it didn't provide quite enough adjustable features as you'd like, then the Priv N19 may be the fit you're looking for. You still get a fantastically slim, compact design, with a special focus on ergonomic handling, but you get a digital display and the ability to tinker with the wattage settings.
The adjustable features are still basic enough that the Priv N19 is still an incredible choice for beginners, while those same features make the device more appealing for experienced vapers who know that they want the ability to customize the temperature output.
If you were intrigued by the Smok Priv M17 but wanted just a bit more flexibility with features, then the Smok Priv N19 is the answer you've been searching for!