Comparison of lil ™ SOLID and IQOS 3 DUOS. What’s the difference?
In August, Philip Morris International (PMI) introduced the lil ™ SOLID * smokeless device to the Russian market – a new affordable alternative for adult smokers from the South Korean company KT&G.
The product added to the list of PMI smokeless devices in Russia, which already includes the IQOS tobacco heating system.
IQOS devices have already collected a lot of reviews in Russia, but lil SOLID is still a new and less well-known product on the market. Let’s see what is the difference between lil SOLID and IQOS using the example of the IQOS 3 DUOS device.
IQOS 3 DUOS consists of two elements – a charger weighing 103 grams and a holder with LED indicators and vibrating signals weighing 22 grams. IQOS 3 DUOS is available in four colors: white, black, blue and gold.
In addition, the device can be personalized with additional accessories such as interchangeable side panels and holder caps. Several times a year, the brand presents limited collections of devices in bright and memorable colors.
In lil SOLID, the charger and holder are combined into a single unit with one button and LED indicator. lil SOLID is available in three colors: white with a matte finish and black and blue with a soft touch finish. Due to its low weight – only 84 grams – lil SOLID can be easily carried with you.
When fully charged, IQOS 3 DUOS lasts for 20 sessions. The device can be used twice in a row without additional recharging and after 1 minute 50 seconds * it is ready again for the next session. It takes 120 minutes to fully charge your IQOS 3 DUOS from a wall outlet.
* Average charging time for IQOS 3 DUOS ™ Holder is:
■ 1 minute 50 seconds from fully discharged to 1st use
■ 3 minutes 25 seconds charging time from 1st use to 2x
■ 5 minutes 15 seconds charging time from fully discharged to 2 uses
■ The first charging time of the holder of a new IQOS 3 DUOS is 10 minutes 05 seconds
Charging time for the holder may vary depending on the storage conditions of the device, battery life, temperature conditions, and length of time the device is used.
A full charge of lil SOLID also lasts 20 sessions. The device can be used for 4 sessions in a row and you will need to wait 3.5 minutes * until the next session.
lil SOLID fully charges in 120 minutes.
*the time required for the device to cool down after 4 consecutive sessions.
The answer to the question “What to choose: lil SOLID or IQOS 3 DUOS?” not.
Both devices are tobacco heating systems that use different technologies: lil SOLID is based on DUAL HEAT technology, and in IQOS 3 DUOS it is based on HeatControl ™. With their help, the tobacco is heated from the inside to 350 ° C.
It is heating from the inside that allows you to fully reveal the taste and aroma of tobacco. No smoke, ash and burning.
IQOS 3 DUOS and lil SOLID are a worthy alternative for adult smokers.