The Aspire One Up R1 Kit – is a curious new release – which despite having “Disposable” in the title is not quite a throw away device…

Aspire One Up R1

This kit is not showing yet on the official Aspire website – however the UK Aspire Vendor site has plenty of info.

What To Expect From The Aspire One Up R1 Kit?

I assume the “Disposable” bit in the kit name is to attract those who are normally in the market for disposable kits.

Aspire One Up R1 components

But weirdly this is refillable and rechargeable?

However the pod cannot be removed and replaced – so this is still sort of disposable. I think you can keep it going until the coil performance deteriorates and then it is scrap. Which does seem a shame?one up r1 features

Anyway inside the device is a 650mAh battery which is charged using the USB Type C port, but the rate and charge time are not specified.one up r1 charging

This will output a constant 3.7V which should keep the vape experience stable without fluctuations due to battery power remaining.

The base houses the USB port and the LED indicator.Aspire One Up R1 aqua

To use simply inhale on the mouthpiece and the sensor will trigger the auto draw firing for you.

As mentioned above the pod section is fixed to the battery but you can refill using the side fill port with up to 3ml (standard) or 2ml (TPD) of your own e-liquid.one up r1 filling

A 0.8ohm Mesh coil in the pod should give a good coil life and great flavour.

one up r1 coilThere are 5 colour options to choose from: Aqua Blue, Black, Fuchsia, Orange and White.Aspire One Up R1 colours

Kit Includes

Note: there is no mention of a USB cable being included.

  • Aspire One Up R1 device
  • User manual

one up r1 contents

Aspire One Up R1 Kit Specs

  • Size: 100x22mm
  • Output: 3.7V constant
  • Battery: 650mAh (internal)
  • Display: LED indicator
  • Resistance limits: not specified
  • E-liquid capacity: 3ml (standard) / 2ml (TPD)
  • USB Type C Port
  • Pods: Refillable, fixed coil – not replaceable
  • Coils: 0.8ohm Mesh
  • Auto draw activation
  • Side fill port

one up r1 specsI still can’t help thinking “what a waste” when the coil goes you have to dispose of the battery too, but this is a step in the right direction. I am hoping this will appeal to disposable users and will replace some of the waste they cause?

Anyway let me know what you think of the Aspire One Up R1 Kit in the comments below!

My name is Michelle - I am 45 and an engineer and Technical Author by trade. I started vaping many years ago in the days of Tornado tanks, Ego batteries and Variable Voltage. My journey in vaping began again a few years ago and have started to move up in the shiny shiny gadget department and love vaping! I have finally stopped smoking as of June 2019 and that is all thanks to vaping! 20mg Nicotine Salts are my hero! Oh and I am partial to a nice pod mod!

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