Best Vapes Under $350

So you’ve got $350 burning a hole in your pocket and want to know which vaporizer is worth your hard earned cash. The best vaporizers are not necessarily the newest so we will cover some of the classics aswell as some of the newer models.

No Such Thing as “The Best Vape”!

The first thing to appreciate is that there is really no such thing as the best vaporizer. Most vaporizers do something things well but no vaporizer does everything well. You aren’t going to carry around a volcano in your pocket!

PAX 2 by Ploom

PAX 2 Vaporizer
PAX 2 Vaporizer

The original Pax was a best seller and a game changer in the compact vaporizer market. It set the standard for how a portable vaporizer should operate & look. It was subtle and inconspicuous even though it has been superseded is still one of the best vapes on the market.

The Pax 2 has the same clean anodized aluminium body that fits in your pocket but also improves on the Pax in a variety of ways:

  • It is 25% smaller than the original
  • Has 30% extra battery life
  • Deeper oven
  • Additional heat settings
  • 10 year warranty

Some other considerations:

  • It’s a one person vape
  • The taste and effectiveness is best in the first half of your session and diminishes
  • Residue can build up after one of two vapes


Buy the PAX 2.

Da Buddha Vaporizer by 7th Floor

Da Buddha Vaporizer
Da Buddha Vaporizer

The Da Buddha is the like the early model cars. Simple analog controls and no fancy electronics.

The construction of this desktop vaporizer is solid so apart from breaking one of the glass pieces or damaging the heating element in a moment of silliness the device should last for years. It’s a favorite for many reasons:

  • Practically maintenance free, except for cleaning the wand and screens which is easy
  • Plugs in for power
  • Very simple to use and understand for newbies
  • Hard to damage and made to last
  • Great temperature control knob
  • Get a 10 foot hose to share with others
  • Sturdy and warm to the touch, but not hot
  • Connect to a bubbler for the ultimate vaping experience

Some things to consider:

  • Don’t turn the temperature up too high of you get a dry hit
  • Can combust if too high


Buy the Da Buddha.

Silver Surfer Vaporizer by 7th Floor

Silver Surfer Vaporizer
Silver Surfer Vaporizer

7th Floor have a great reputation so all of their vaporizers are considered to be very high quality. It has a similar design to the Da Buddha and many of the same benefits:

  • Very durable
  • Made in America
  • Plugs in for power
  • Heats up in about 2-3 minutes
  • Very simple, no circuit boards or moving parts. The temperature gauge is basically a light dimmer. Less parts means less chance of failure
  • 10 year life time warranty
  • Same ceramic heating element as the LSV & DBV
  • 10 foot cord
  • The heating element doesn’t travel through the internals, so you are not heating and inhaling the fumes from the internals


Buy the Silver Surfer.

Life Saber Vaporizer by 7th Floor

Life Saber Vaporizer
Life Saber Vaporizer

The Life Saber is popular handheld vaporizer also made by 7th Floor. It can’t be considered portable or stealthy as it needs to plug in for power. Other benefits include:

  • Mostly glass
  • Heats up quickly
  • Looks cool
  • There is no “temperature” setting just a dial that controls the intensity
  • Need to stir the herbs once or twice to ensure they’re vaped evenly
  • Can get hot to hold


Buy the Life Saber.

The Air Vaporizer by Arizer

Arizer Air Vaporizer
Arizer Air Vaporizer

The Arizer Air is a compact, lightweight, portable vaporizer. When you are on the move and you need a high quality vape then the Air is worth considering:

  • Swappable 18650 Li-ion batteries that last about an hour of continual use on a charge
  • Can be used while plugged in and charging
  • Holds about half a gram of material when loosely packed
  • Don’t drop it as it might break the mouth piece
  • Not much maintenance required, brush out the chamber and stem after each session
  • Carry case to carry the pieces around but then you have to reassemble to use


Buy the Arizer Air.

The Solo Vaporizer by Arizer

Arizer Solo Vaporizer
Arizer Solo Vaporizer

The Arizer Solo is a portable, handheld vaporizer that is almost 4 years old. Even now with so many newer, sexier vapes on the market it still holds it’s own. The main benefits are:

  • Flavor quality due to the glass mouthpiece and direct draw
  • Battery lasts for 90mins of constant use
  • The newest version can be used while charging
  • Portable but you carrying the glass mouthpiece separately can be annoying

Buy the Arizer Solo.

So there you have it, some of the best vapes on the market right now for under $350. What about you? Do you agree with this list or are there others you think should be on it.