IQOS 3 DUO vs IQOS ILUMA: What’s the Difference?

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

  • 2 consecutive uses 

  • A fast-charging Holder 

  • Pocket Chargers with 20 uses 

But what are the differences? And what’s new with IQOS ILUMA? Read on to discover IQOS ORIGINALS DUO and IQOS ILUMA features that make each product unique.

IQOS ILUMA unique features

IQOS ILUMA Pocket Chargers have new colours, and there are new accessories for them. 

But the biggest difference? It’s inside. 

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

  • No cleaning 

  • No tobacco residue 

  • No more broken blades 

  • Easy insertion and extraction of heated tobacco units 

These new tobacco sticks, TEREA, have been designed for IQOS ILUMA. 

But that’s not all. We’ve added advanced features like auto-start preheating as soon as you insert the TEREA tobacco stick.

IQOS ILUMA™ is designed to be used only with TEREA sticks. Do not use IQOS ILUMA™ and TEREA sticks with previous IQOS™ 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. 

IQOS ORIGINALS DUO unique features

IQOS ORIGINALS DUO, formerly known as IQOS 3 DUO, has unique colours and accessories. Those aren’t the only unique things about IQOS ORIGINALS DUO. 

  • It uses HEATCONTROL™ technology with blade heating.

  • It's designed to be used with compact tobacco sticks. The tobacco is visible in each tobacco stick. 

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