Whether you’re an adult smoker taking your first steps away from continued smoking, or you’ve already made the switch, IQOS will help you embrace pleasure in your routine. Make the most of your favorite moments and savour new tastes.
We’re on this journey together.
The IQOS ILUMA series is launched, featuring the revolutionary SMARTCORE INDUCTION SYSTEM™, paired with the all-new TEREA tobacco sticks designed for IQOS ILUMA.
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. Visit important information.
IQOS VEEV vaping device is launched in New Zealand and Czech Republic in 2020; VEEV in Finland and Italy in 2021, with more market introductions planned. 2020 also sees a huge milestone for the IQOS community.
IQOS 3 and IQOS 3 MULTI are now sold in cities in 43 markets around the world. IQOS parent company, Philip Morris International, spends 92% of all R&D and 60% of all commercial expenditure on smoke-free products.
IQOS next generation device, the pioneering 2.4 PLUS, is launched in 21 markets. A year later, it is available to adult customers in 38 markets. In 2017 it wins a GOOD DESIGN® Award from the annual presentations made by the Chicago Athenaeum and Metropolitan Arts Press.
PMI’s first commercial heat-not-burn device is launched in Japan and Italy. A year later the product is named IQOS and is made available in Portugal, Romania, Russia and Switzerland.
PMI expands its R&D facilities focusing on alternatives to cigarettes by opening a new research laboratory in Singapore. Today, over 400 R&D experts are working on IQOS technologies around the world.
Forward strides into smoke-free alternatives to cigarettes, soon to become IQOS, levels up in 2008 with a new dedicated R&D center in Switzerland.
While PMI’s research into heated tobacco alternatives goes back to the early 1990s, 2007 marks a turning point when a heat-not-burn prototype using HeatControl™ technology is developed. The device is a technological step forward but is ergonomically awkward.
We choose better together.
IQOS smoke-free devices leave no smoke and less lingering smell compared to cigarettes*.