15 Nov, 2022

What's the difference between IQOS 3 DUO and IQOS ILUMA?

How advanced is the new IQOS ILUMA? Well, it’s got all the features you know from IQOS 3 DUO, such as:

  • 2 consecutive uses
  • A fast-charging Holder
  • Pocket Chargers with 20 uses

But what are the differences? Well, IQOS ILUMA and IQOS 3 DUO have unique features. 

IQOS ILUMA unique features:

IQOS ILUMA Pocket Chargers have new colours and there are new accessories for them. New TEREA tobacco sticks have been designed for IQOS ILUMA with the taste you know and improved draw. 

But the biggest difference? It’s inside.

IQOS ILUMA’s SMARTCORE INDUCTION SYSTEM™ heats tobacco from within with a sealed stick with no blade. And no blade means:

  • No cleaning
  • No tobacco residue
  • No more broken blades
  • Easy insertion and extraction of TEREA tobacco sticks

But that’s not all. We’ve added advanced features such as  autostart preheating as soon as you insert the tobacco stick.

IQOS 3 DUO unique features

IQOS 3 DUO has unique colours and unique accessories. Some of it's key features that differentiate from the new IQOS ILUMA are:

  •  It uses HEATCONTROLTM technology with blade heating. 
  •  It's designed to be used with compact HEETS tobacco sticks with visible tobacco part. 

Visit the Compare page to get a detailed comparison between IQOS ILUMA and the previous generation IQOS 3 DUO. Don’t miss this article too: IQOS ILUMA series: discover the difference between IQOS ILUMA and IQOS ILUMA Prime

IQOS ILUMA is designed to be used only with TEREA sticks. Do not use IQOS ILUMA and TEREA sticks with IQOS devices of previous generations, as this may cause damage to your device.

Do not ingest or disassemble TEREA sticks. This product contains a sharp metal part which can cause serious injury if swallowed. Keep out of reach of children. See important information.