LELO MONA 2 Vibrator Review

By Cara Sutra

Thanks so much to Simply Pleasure for sending me the LELO MONA 2 Vibrator free of charge in exchange for this fair and honest review. You can also read my Original LELO MONA Vibrator review here and the LELO MONA Wave Vibrator review here.

LELO MONA 2 Vibrator Review by Cara Sutra

The LELO MONA 2 Vibrator was one of a few LELO sex toys sent to me for review purposes. So how did I get on with the LELO MONA 2? Let’s take a closer look.

LELO MONA 2 Vibrator Packaging

I have the red LELO MONA 2 Vibrator which is also available in purple and cerise (where cerise means dark pink). My style came in a red themed LELO branded box which is a nice touch. The box is very glossy and clearly displays the contents, consistent with the theme of the rest of the LELO collection. Inside the outer glossy box you find the usual black lidded box with the LELO logo stamped in the centre of the lid. Lift the lid and you will discover the LELO MONA 2 Vibrator and the rest of the contents.

What’s in the LELO MONA 2 Vibrator box?

As well as the LELO MONA 2 Vibrator, you also get:

  • Black satin storage pouch
  • Mains charging lead
  • Instruction manual
  • Authenticity/warranty card
  • 5ml sample sachet of LELO Personal Moisturiser (water based lube)

LELO MONA 2 Vibrator Measurements

The LELO MONA 2 Vibrator measures 7.5 inches in overall length, has an insertable length of 4.5 inches and a maximum circumference of 4.4 inches – all by my own measurements.

Bonus features

As well as the standard LELO guarantee of award winning style and thoughtful technology in the manufacture and presentation of the LELO MONA 2 Vibrator, you also get a number of upgrades from the original model.

The LELO MONA 2 is completely waterproof and has 100% more power than the original version. As with other LELO vibrators, the Mona 2 is a mains rechargeable vibrator so you don’t have to worry about stocking up on or running out of batteries.

You also get a sachet of lube to get you started, as well as a storage pouch which is great as you shouldn’t store silicone toys next to other silicone or soft feel material products, as the surface of the toy can suffer.

Powering up the LELO MONA 2 Vibrator

Before you get started with the LELO MONA 2 Vibrator you’ll need to charge it up. It’s fairly easy, just insert the jackpin end of the lead into the port for it on the base of the vibrator. There’s a lil silicone cap cover to open. Plug the other end into a mains socket and white LED will flash behind the controls on the handle to let you know it’s charging up. Once it’s fully charged the light emitted will be a steady glow. I leave my LELO MONA 2 charging overnight but LELO states it takes about 2 hours to charge, giving up to 4 hours of playtime from a full charge.

Something I did notice is that there’s not a huge standby time for the LELO MONA 2 Vibrator, despite the website stating it has a 90 day standby the same as the LELO ISLA Vibrator. My LELO MONA 2 needs charging up again if I leave it on the side for a couple of days, even if it was fully charged and hasn’t been used at all. This means I do need to plan ahead before using it, and this is something that could do with being improved in a future model. I don’t want to have to plan out my masturbation like that, I want to be able to grab my Mona 2 and use it whenever I like even if I’ve not got around to using it right after charging a couple of days ago!

Functions and settings

There’s 6 vibrating settings on the LELO MONA 2 Vibrator. This is a “4 button” LELO sex toy, so there’s + and – buttons to change the intensity including turning off and on, and arrow buttons to change the vibrating function.

The functions are as follows:

  • Constant vibration
  • Pulse
  • Faster pulse
  • Ascending
  • Oscillating
  • Pattern

The LELO MONA 2 Vibrator during use

The LELO MONA 2 Vibrator is a lovely sex toy, there’s no question about it. I’ve heard all kinds of wondrous things about it though, almost on ‘magical properties’ scale. Let me stem that tide a little. This will be a fantastic vibrator for you if you love intense G-spot stimulation. It can also be used to stimulate externally; for instance I can use this as a clit stim and it’s powerful enough on the top speed of constant vibration to get me to orgasm. I do have sex toys which get me there faster by clitoral stimulation, though.

Although I enjoy G-spot stim and very extreme angles on vibrators and dildos, G-spot stimulation isn’t all I need in order to climax. Oh it’s very pleasurable, don’t get me wrong – but when using the LELO MONA 2 I do need another vibrator such as one of my bullet vibrators or my iGino One to bring me to orgasm during masturbation. The bulge in the shaft of the LELO MONA 2 means that although you can have this inside your vagina while using anal sex toys or having anal sex, it could be quite uncomfortable for the petite lady or the uninitiated. You will need even more lube than usual for the anal entry.

You can use the LELO MONA 2 Vibrator anally although this isn’t one of the ‘officially approved’ uses. The handle flares to provide a pretty safe experience, although I’ve always kept a firm hold of it when using it anally. I’ve also covered it with a condom when using it this way, to help prevent any unwanted scents embedding themselves in the smooth silicone material.

I mostly use the LELO MONA 2 vaginally – in combination with an external vibrator. When using it this way it almost feels like a love egg with a handle, such is the extreme flare in the shaft in contrast to the slender area before the handle, where your vagina closes up around it enveloping the vibrating larger area inside.

Review Summary

The LELO MONA 2 Vibrator’s shape is lovely and feels great, but I can’t say the LELO MONA 2 has utterly rocked my world and it’s not my top vibrator. It’s definitely well designed and the waterproof capabilities and the usuals that LELO provide make this worth it’s price tag – but I prefer my Insignia Soraya if I’m going to pick from the LELO collection – and of course the Doxy Wand and iGino One vibrators are my go-to guaranteed orgasms in under a minute.

As it is a waterproof vibrator, I did wonder about the slightly flimsy silicone cap-on-a-lead for the charging port. If the port can indeed keep out water for bathing, showering or cleaning purposes (and it has held up very well so far) then the cap is a pointless addition. I guess it could keep dust out but I mostly forget to plug it back into the port so it’s hanging out all the time anyway. This is a minor niggle and doesn’t detract from the use of the vibrator.

I need to plan when I’m going to use the LELO MONA 2 which is a major bug-bear about this vibe. I can’t just have it under the bed for say a week after charging then pick it up during sex or masturbation hoping for a little LELO MONA fulfillment. Mine will be out of power by then. If the standby time lived up to the claim then I’d definitely love it more. As it is, the LELO MONA 2 Vibrator still gets 8 out of 10. It has great power, it’s waterproof, lockable, comes with all the required extras and a warranty and will be great for the G-spot and penetrative vibrator fans – but for me it needs the standby time looking at, the port cover removing and I personally need to use an additional vibrator if using it internally in order to achieve climax. The shaft could also be wider but that’s just me being greedy I guess.

It’s a solid addition to the LELO sex toys collection and the upgrades to the original are profound. I’m pleased to own it but for my personal needs if I were choosing from the LELO range I’d spend my money on the Soraya, Alia or the Ina 2 rabbit vibrator.

8/10

Update April 29 2014

I’ve been contacted by my LELO person who has kindly let me know some additional info which is highly relevant. It wasn’t stated in the accompanying material. In order to retain the standby time on your LELO MONA 2 Vibrator – or any of the LELO sex toys and vibrators – you need to make sure it’s locked between uses, not just powered down to nothing. It’s when you leave it just powered down to nothing that the charge ebbs away, but locking it between uses will retain the charge until the next time, for the stated 90 days.

Thanks LELO! Sorry I didn’t know this when I reviewed. I guess that’s what makes reviews valuable. 🙂

Marked the LELO MONA 2 Vibrator up to a 9/10 based on this new information.

Buy the LELO MONA 2 Vibrator

Want to try the LELO MONA 2 Vibrator for yourself? Buy yours from Simply Pleasure for £108.95.

 

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