Utillian 721 Review - The Return of Utillian
Build Quality92%
Vapor Quality93%
Look & Feel80%
Difficulty90%
Portability88%
Discreetness90%
92%Overall Score

The Utillian 720 was released in early 2016 and we were quite pleased with this units ability to offer convection vapor at an affordable price. However one thing we did not love was the short battery life which was only slightly better than the Crafty. Today we got our hands on the updated version from Utillian, the Utillian 721, now with 15% more battery life. This improved battery life easily pushes this unit passed the Crafty and makes the 721 an even more viable and budget friendly option.

You can check out our Utillian 721 vs Crafty post to see how those use compare to each other. Read on to see how the Utillian 721 stacks up against the field.

Product Pros

  • Convection Heating
  • Large chamber
  • Good vapor and airflow
  • Magnetic Cap
  • Long battery life
  • Charges via USB
  • Great value

Product Cons

  • Harsh vapor on highest temperature.
  • Rubber coating can wear off

Utillian 721 Review: Breakdown

Quality

Utillian 721 with cap off

Build Quality

Build Quality

The Utillian 721 is well put together. All components are high quality, well machined and fit together nicely. The shell of the unit is made of anodized aluminum with a rubberized finish. It feels sturdy in the hands while still remaining lightweight and portable.

The top of the unit and the mouthpiece is made out of heat resistant plastic and it locks into place with a magnet. While we don’t love the use of plastic for the mouthpiece it has proven to be sturdy from our testing and does not seem to influence taste which we will touch on later. The power button is responsive and LED temperature indicator at the top of the unit is nice and bright.

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Vapor Quality

The Utillian 721 employs the use of convection heating. You can check out our article that describes in detail the benefits of convection heating here. Convection heating on the Utillian 721 makes this unit draw like a pencil. Vapor is smooth, flavorful, as we stated earlier we have found little to no influence on the flavor despite the plastic cap.

Unlike other vaporizers which require you to lightly sip on the unit to get decent vapor, the Utillian 721 has little draw resistance allowing users to inhale more freely without compromising vapor quality. Overall we were very happy with the vapor this unit produces. It has 4 base temperature settings and a boost mode that will bump each temperature by 5 degrees Celsius allowing the unit to offer great temperature flexibility. At lower temperature vapor is full of flavor, light and wispy.

At higher temperatures your herbs still maintain their flavor while produces thick dense clouds of vapor. Although we did find on the highest heat setting vapor was a bit harsh and did begin to lose its flavor. We really recommend reserving the highest temperature setting for wax and concentrates.

Design

Utillian 721 heating chamber

look-and-feel

Look and Feel

Many will draw comparisons of the Utillian 721 to the Crafty. They have a similar profile and design. This is not necessarily bad thing as we do enjoy how the Crafty feels. What we enjoyed a bit more with the Utillian 721 was the aluminum shell, it feels more sturdy than compared to the plastic exterior of the crafty.

We would not feel as worried dropping the 721, like we would dropping a crafty as the plastic has a tendency to crack. Overall the Utillian 721 is minimalistic, sleek, sturdy and easily fits in the palm of your hand or in a pocket.

Discreetness

Discreetness

The Utillian 721 is small enough to hide in your hand or can easily be placed in a pocket, bag, purse or murse to be kept out of sight.

Because this unit uses convection heating your botanicals will only be cooked as you draw from the unit, meaning the overall odor from the device should be less during a session as the aroma should really only be coming from your exhales.

On lower temperatures vapor is thin and quickly dissipates into the room making it discreet to others that may be around you.

Utillian 721 with top off

Difficulty

Ease of Use

Keeping in line with the Utillian 420, the Utillian 721 only has 1 button which makes using the device a breeze. 5 quick clicks will turn the unit on and it will begin heating to the last pre-set temperature. Pressing the button twice will cycle between temperature ranges and pressing and holding the button will enable and disable the boost mode.

Once the LED at the top of the unit turns solid you are ready to start inhaling. The unit has an auto shut off every 5 minutes to conserve battery, just press the power button 5 times to continue your session.

Portability

Portability

As we previously stated, the Utillian 721 can easily fit into a pocket or bag for easy portability. The mouthpiece swivels to sit flush to the unit for easy storing. The Utillian 721 also has about 90 minutes of battery life. This is twice as long as the Crafty and a huge advantage of the Utillian 721.

You can be confident taking the 721 out for a day of vaping without having to worry too much about it dying.There is a battery indicator on the bottom of the device so you will always have an idea where your charge is at when vaping out and about. The unit also features USB charging which we are happy to see, this makes it much easier to plug in if you find yourself low on battery.

Compatible with ZEUS Iceborn
This vaporizer is compatible with the ZEUS Iceborn, a revolutionary new vapor cooling system engineered by Canadian vape manufacturer ZEUSArsenal. The Iceborn is designed to produce cooler draws and bigger clouds when connected to your vaporizer. The vapour produced is ultra smooth and crisp and because of ice cooling, instead of water filtration, there is no loss of efficiency. The ZEUS Iceborn adds an additional 2 points to the vapor quality score of this vaporizer and is a highly recommended vaporizer accessory.

Conclusion

We have to say, Utillian has done an excellent job with this new unit. The use of convection heating really pleased us and directly contributed to this units impressive vapor quality. It is not quite as good as the Crafty or the Prima, but it’s pretty darn close, and for the price of the unit you cannot go wrong. Also if we are comparing it to the Crafty, we were very happy to see a much stronger battery life from the Utillian 721, nearly twice as long as the Crafty. This really makes the Utillian 721’s value stand out as a great convection vaporizer. If you think this convection based vaporizer is a unit you want to add to your collection you can grab the Utillian 721 from TVape.com.

Also be sure to check out how the 721 stacks up against the rest in our following posts:

Utillain 720 vs Boundless CFX

Utillian 720 vs Arizer Air

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Dan is a writer with a massive vaporizer collection who loves video games, superhero movies, finding new music, comic and regular books and critically deconstructing those things until he wonders why he liked them in the first place. He's also a pragmatic fitness enthusiast who believes that the best actions you can take in your daily life are those that help you reach your goals, and that naps are the most lofty, but also the most noble goal one can have.

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