Behind this name is hidden Vape Forward, one of the biggest vaping product companies in the US, the same that is marketing the high-end box VaporFlask. Designed as a USB stick, Cync is a closed system that shares similarities with the Juul. The US vaping market is currently being bullied by the new FDA rules and it is in this context that the manufacturer imagined a concept that would more easily get the Agency’s marketing approval in order to “facilitate smokers’ transition from smoking to vaping”.
The Cync, declined in three versions
- micro battery of 19 mm with a capacity of 200 mAh,
- standard battery, longer with a capacity of 380 mAh,
- stealth battery, box format that complies with a 1.5 ml or a 2.5 ml pod.
Great reputation juices but still expensive
The Cync also keeps the concept of sealed cartridges used by the Juul, called here “Refill Pods“, pre-filled to 1.5 or 2.5 ml with e-liquid. Compared to other Cigalikes, Cync marks its difference by offering a choice of e-liquids manufactured by renown brands: Beard Vape, Five Pawns, Cuttwood, Space Jam or Cosmic Fog, for example. They propose 68 references in 6, 12, 18, 24 and 36 mg/ml nicotine strength.
The good news for the user of the Cync is, when compared to Big Tobacco e-liquids, that he knows what liquid he gets with these brands.
The starter kit includes a 380 mAh battery, a 1.5 ml pod and a USB cable, is sold $17.99. In revenge, purchasing refill pods might be expensive since four 2.5 ml pods cost $17.99. Even if the Cync is much less greedy in e-liquid than a mod, it remains expensive with time.
To reach the EU market, Vape Forward might have to adjust the nicotine strengths of its starter packs that currently contain 24 or 45 mg/ml, high than the EU TPD’s limit of 20 mg/ml.