Last updated on May 6th, 2022
The Renova Zero from Vaporesso may not be the newest pod vape on the market, but it’s still going strong. With so many vape pod systems clambering for top position, we felt the refillable Renova Zero deserved a closer look and a fresh review.
UPDATE! There is a newer version of the Renova Zero. Check out the Renova Zero Care.
Best Features In a Nutshell
1- The Zero is lightweight with smooth, rounded edges, so it feels great in your hand. The mouthpiece is just as comfortable.
2- Vaporesso’s Renova Zero is made with FDA Certified medical grade materials. This includes a PCTG chemical-resistant, BPA-free e-liquid pod that delivers a safer, purer flavor. The device also boasts a CCell ceramic coil. (more on all that in a bit).
3- Because this is a refillable pod vape, it will not be affected by new federal regulations.
4- There’s a long lasting 650mAh battery, 3 output modes plus lots of safety features. It’s a great choice for vapers who want an FDA Certified, colorful, portable vape.
5- The Zero is priced very reasonably – far less than other pod vape devices. We found it on sale for well under $20.
Additional Features of the Vaporesso Renova Zero
- Refillable Pod with Push to Fill Technology
If you’re worried about leaks, the Renova Zero lets you fill your pod without any mess. Just press the tip of the refill e-liquid bottle (included in the kit) into the fill slot and squeeze gently.
There’s a patented inner spring that seals in the e-liquid. The e-juice portal even locks after filling, making it childproof.
Some reviewers reported experiencing some minor leaking, not while filling the pod, but after several weeks of vaping the device. This is the only downside that has been reported amidst scores of rave reviews.
- CCell Coil Lets You Use Any Type of E-Liquid!
The Renova Zero pod uses a ceramic coil called a CCell. This one was new to me, but Vaporesso guarantees you’ll get the best flavor from your juice.
The coil’s resistance is 1.0ohm, perfect for most e-liquids including nicotine salts, regular e-liquids and even CBD e-liquids. High VG e-juice blends are not ideal for the 1.0ohm coil.
I tested it with Nictech's non-tobacco Nicotine E-Liquid. I was able to create my own custom blend, so I chose Blue Razzle Berry, Mango Tango and Very Vanilla. It gave me a really fruity vape that was not too sweet.
Of course, any pod that includes the coil will need to be replaced in about a month, depending on your usage. Replacement pods come in packs of 2 and cost just under $6.
Here's where you can learn more about nic salt e-liquids
Vaporesso’s promise of delivering great flavor did not disappoint. The flavor was even more intense than the flavor delivered by my SMOK Nord 2.
- Three Output 3 Modes
The Zero has a MINI ONMI Board that allows for quick charging, plus it has 3 Power Modes.
This is an added feature not usually found on pod vapes. Just click the on/off button 3 times to change the mode. Each mode adjusts the intensity of the vape; however, I got excellent flavor from all modes without any harshness.
Additional Hardware Info
- Size of the Device
The Zero is quite small, measuring 80.2 mm X 31 mm X 13.5 mm (3.1 in X 1.2 in X .53 in.). That’s smaller than the Nord 2, making it an easy fit for pocket or purse.
- Ceramic Pods
Ceramic is known to deliver the best flavor, but what about the PCTG material?
PCTG stands for polycyclohexane dimethyl terephthalate modified by glycol. Sounds pretty “chemically” but it actually means the pod is environmentally friendly, and recyclable. It’s also rated by the FDA as “food safe”, meaning it will not emit BPA.
Each pod has an ample 1.6mL e-liquid capacity.
What Could Be Better?
Depending on where you purchase your Zero, color choices can vary. Some colors may be out of stock; others show up in the image display, but are not offered within the color choice drop down menu. I found this to be the case on 2 of my favorite ecig websites. That said, there were still many color choices available and they did have the lowest prices and free shipping.
You should also be aware that the most dazzling colors like the 4 shown below, have $2 up-charges. Still, for under $20, this little vape is a winner.
- About the Renova Zero’s Safety Features
The Vaporesso Renova Zero All-in-One Vape Pod System is one of the very few ultra-portable pod vapes with a 650mAh battery. That’s a lot of power for a pod vape, so I expected it to come with added safety features…and it does. Here’s the list.
- Short Circuit Protection
- No Load Protection
- Low Resistance Protection
- Overtime Protection
- Overcharge Protection
- ESD Circuit Protection
- Pass-Through Protection
Anyone looking for a portable, all-in-one vape with high quality parts, power, great flavor and safety features will find it in the Renova Zero. It’s also priced right.
The pros definitely outweigh the cons. If you’re worried about problems. Our link below guarantees you’ll get the best color selections, a decent warranty and if you don’t like it, the seller will replace your device without any hassle.
Have you tried the Vaporesso Renova Zero? We always appreciate your comments.