Vuse Alto Review

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Vuse Alto featured image

Vuse Alto is a compact pod vape, created for those users who just begin to explore the vaping world. This vape comes with pre-filled flavors, which is quite comfortable for beginners.

The draw of the vape is automatic as well, which makes it almost impossible to mess with this device. Vuse Alto pods have 1.8 mL e-liquid capacity.

All of the e-liquids have either 2.4% or 4.5% nicotine content. Alto vape pods are available in four different flavors. Every flavor pack includes two pods.


Vuse Alto box imageAlto Pod Kit

The kit of Alto Vuse contains the following elements:

  • 2 x Cartridges
  • 1 x Battery
  • 1 x Charger


In this Vuse Alto review, we’d like to pay close attention to the specifications of the product under discussion. Take a closer look at the specs below, they will help you decide whether the product is a good fit for your needs.

  • Type: all-in-one device
  • Dimensions: 4”(H) x 0.75”(W) x 0.25”(D)
  • Weight: 22g
  • Material: plastic
  • Battery: 350mAh
  • Pass-through charging: yes
  • Charging time: 70-80 minutes
  • E-liquid capacity: 1.8 mL
  • Nicotine strength: 2.4% and 4.5%
  • Flavor profile: 4
  • Vapor quality: average

Vuse Alto device imageVuse Alto Vs. Juul

The Vuse Alto pod mod is often compared to the Juul. The reason for it is that the two devices are compact battery-powered pod mods. Both Vuse Alto and Juul come prefilled with e-liquids and nicotine.

Both devices are created with beginner vapers in mind. Choosing between Vuse Alto and Juul is a matter of taste and preferences. Both devices are quite user-friendly and affordable.

Each of them is compact enough to be carried around in a pocket without causing any discomfort.

Vuse Alto Use

When you get your Vuse Alto kit, it’s quite easy to start using the pod mod right away. First, you need to get the kit out of the package.

Next, drop the pod into the magnetic housing. Finally, you can take a draw and start vaping. This device does not have an on/off switch because it’s automatic and draw-activated.

Alto Charger and Battery

The 350mAh battery usually comes fully charged with this pod mod. Such a battery is typical for this type of pod mod. Its charge is enough for about one day of vaping.

There is a LED indicator on the pod mod that shows the battery life. When it flashes ten times, it’s time to charge. Vuse Alto charger is quite easy to use. To charge the battery, place the bottom of the pod mod into the magnetic charge port.

Next, plug the USB into your computer. A pass-through charging feature of this pod mod is quite convenient. It will take up to 80 minutes to charge the battery to the full.

Avoid using unauthorized charges with Vuse Alto. They can harm the device and be hazardous to you as well.

Vuse Alto charging imageVuse Alto Flavors

The draw you get with Vuse Alto is quite tight, it can be compared to a draw from a cigarette. It hits stronger than the Juul, in spite of the fact that there is less nicotine in Vuse Alto.

It’s hard to say which Vuse Alto flavors are the best. It all boils down to personal preferences. Currently, you can choose from the following flavors:

  • original
  • menthol
  • rich tobacco
  • mixed berry

Vuse Alto pod image


Typical e-cigarette flavor. It has a strong tobacco taste.

Golden Tobacco flavor imageMenthol

Standard icy menthol flavor that feels and tastes simply like menthol.

Golden Tobacco flavor imageRich tobacco

Dark tasting mature tobacco flavor with a full profile.

Rich Tobacco flavor imageMixed berry

Tart and sweet fruity flavor. It tastes like natural berries.

Pros and Cons of Vuse Alto


  • High portability
  • Compactness
  • Buttonless draw-activated operation
  • Sturdy construction
  • Easy pod change
  • Tight cigarette-like draw


  • Flavors might seem too strong for some vapers
  • Pod magnets are weak
  • Bad hits sometimes happen
  • Hard to see how much e-liquid is left

Final Thoughts

Vuse Alto is a fun and easy pod mod to use. Having seen the Vuse Alto price, you will likely realize that it is not a high-end device. So, unfortunately, bad hots and floppy battery connections can happen.

In spite of these factors, Vuse Alto is still a very popular choice among beginner vapers. It’s affordable, compact, and gets the job done.



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Michael is a marketing and creative content specialist with a primary focus on customer satisfaction. He is an old-school vaper with some funny ideas and thoughts about his new vaping devices and juices.

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