iQOS 3 DUOS Review

8 min

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The IQOS 3 DUOS model has a lot in common with other devices in terms of its appearance, the thing is that the manufacturer used similar materials. New color options have been added, including blue, and gold.

The device management system has been supplemented with new indicators that display the current charge level. The thing is that without recharging it can be used twice for its intended purpose.

The changes affected the battery, and as a result, the time spent on charging was reduced. You can put the device on charge for 5 minutes and then use it for its intended purpose.

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Standard equipment includes

  • Holder. The main target is the heating of tobacco. The holder is equipped with vibration and LEDs, which makes it much easier to interact with the user. The beginning, end of the process, and readiness for use are accompanied by signals;
  • Charger housed in a compact case. Can be used as a charger and holder case. After that, you need to return it to charging;
  • The power supply that connects the device to the network;
  • USB Type-C cable. Its use allows you to charge the battery through the use of an external battery or PC;
  • Cleaning kit. It includes brushes made of rubber, their main task is to ensure cleanliness on the inside of the holder;
  • Cleaning sticks. Designed to remove dirt in those places where the brush cannot reach.

How to use the device?

The HeatControl system heats tobacco to a temperature of 350°C in the shortest possible time, which is ensured by a ceramic heating element and intelligent electronics that control the temperature inside the device.

During the operation of the device, the tobacco does not burn, which leads to the appearance of steam instead of smoke. As a result, a small percentage of harmful substances are released. The user stops coughing, and there is no smell of smoke on clothes and hair.

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To start smoking, you need to perform the following set of actions:

  • Place the stick in the inside of the holder, focusing on the white line;
  • Press the power button;
  • After the indicators stop flashing and vibration appears, you can start the smoking process.
  • After the stick is exhausted, you need to pull it out and clean the holder.


Using the device does not require special knowledge or skills, you must first study the instructions. As practice shows, even taking into account this fact, additional questions may arise during the use of the device.

How to clean the device?

To get rid of dirt from the holder, you need to remove the cap and use a brush to remove dirt and tobacco components left after using the stick. Before performing the procedure, you need to wait for the heating element to cool down. To clean the inner walls, you need to perform circular movements. It is also necessary to shake out the garbage as it is cleaned.

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What do scientists say about reducing health risks?

British researchers presented to the public the results of their work, which confirm a steady decline in a biological risk marker for lung cancer, and a decrease in the number of leukocytes, an inflammatory marker that increases the risk of problems with the heart and blood vessels, was also recorded.

The holder must be cleaned after each use. To do this, use the accessories supplied with the device. A distinctive feature of the model under consideration is the reduced diameter compared to previous devices. It is recommended to carry out cleaning on a regular basis, which will prolong the life of the device.

Cotton swabs can be used to remove dirt from hard-to-reach places.

Device operating time

A 100% charge is enough for 2 smoking sessions. The duration of one session is 6 minutes. During this period of time, the user can take up to 15 puffs. Recharging takes 2 to 5 minutes.

My device is not charging, what should I do?

If the charge is not restored, then you can solve the problem as follows:

  • Check the current charge level and repeat the charging procedure;
  • Reboot the device, for this you need to simultaneously press both buttons on the holder body;
  • Remove all debris from the holder.

If after that the problem is not resolved or there are difficulties with charging the device, it is recommended to visit a service center to diagnose and fix the breakdown.

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Cassy Williams
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