Best Vibrating Panties Compared: We-Vibe Moxie vs. Other Remote Control Vibes

Best Panty Vibrator Comparison

Does “forbidden” feel hotter? Panty vibrators like We-Vibe Moxie fit inside your underwear…ready to arouse you, keep you turned on, during a night out. If you’re drawn to the thought of wearing sex toys in public, you’re not alone—many people find it tantalizing. Thrilling. Crazy sexy hot?! And if you’re *not* a bit of an exhibitionist, remote control vibrating panties are excellent for wearing inside your home too: you might have your partner control the vibes as foreplay, or during other kinds of sex (handjobs, bondage play, etc.).

I’ve rounded up a selection of the best panty vibrators out now: Most are remote controlled, with one remote *and* app-controlled exception, the We-Vibe Moxie. My previous guide to app-controlled vibrators includes vaginal and anal options you can control via your phone. But the panty vibrators discussed here are clit-centric. A good thing for anyone who’s more responsive to clitoral than vaginal stimulation—that is, most people with clits. Remote control panties are fun aids for both date night and solo play too (they are hands free vibrators for wearing while you do chores or relax at night!).

As a sex toy critic, I have high standards—so I’ve ignored a plethora of vibrating panties that fall into the “why-even-bother” category (like the Hustler wireless remote control vibrator). True, your panty vibe is never going to be wand-vibrator-strong, but you don’t have to settle for mediocrity either. I’ll start with the best remote control clit vibrator: the Lovense Ferri. I’ll compare its advantages against the very-good We-Vibe Moxie (app & remote), Satisfyer Sexy Secret & Little Secret (the cheapest app-controlled sex toys!), the strong & under-$50 Viben Racy (remote only), and the strong-but-buzzy Nu Sensuelle Remote Panty Vibe (remote only). All these app or remote control vibrating adult toys are handsfree vibrating / wearable vibrators, and the best ones (Ferri & Moxie & Little Secret, below) now include a magnetic clip for stable positioning inside any pair or underwear.

Lovense Ferri (9/10)

Best App Option: Awesome Control Functions + Strong Motor & Good Fit
6.5 / 10 on Top Power
Pricing: $99.99–$109.99 Here

The Ferri is what Lovense has always needed. The Lovense Lush 2 is super-hot, but lots of women want clitoral stimulation over vaginal! In comes Ferri, a powerful bullet vibrator shaped to fit between the labia. Lovense is so popular because they make powerful vibrators for longdistance relationships and as remote vibrators for in-person play.

Lovense Ferri panty vibrator in panties magnetic clip logo
Panty party?? Lace thong not included: Ferri’s magnetic clip lets it fit into your own preferred underwear, not some “one size fits all” BS.

Ferri is not quite as strong as Lush (about a third less power), but boy, can Ferri press on your clit and *zing*. It has a raised ridge down the center that creates more sensation if you’re sitting down on top of Ferri—especially if you start to wiggle. Which you likely will, as Ferri is getting toward We-Vibe-Tango-level power.

Lovense has the best vibrator app, of anyone. There’s a huge Lovense community because the app is very easy to use (slide up and down to control the motors + simple pattern creation); the connectivity is stable for all body sizes; and it lets you communicate with any partner (if desired) through in-app chat, voice message, and/or video. Or, if you’re playing alone and want to use the built-in speeds, Ferri has 7 preset vibration modes: 3 steady intensity levels, and 4 vibration patterns.

Ferri takes the magnetic clip system originally found in the We-Vibe Moxie (discussed below), so the vibe doesn’t migrate inside your underwear / slip out. Wear it inside a cheeky panty, make your own vibrating lace thong, or even turn Ferri into boxers shorts with vibe: it’ll go inside almost any non-crotchless undies you own. It may still droop some if your undies aren’t tight—so wear spandex or just sit down for the firmest pressure + strongest vibration feel. Ferri isn’t whisper-quiet, but will generally be drowned out by public noises if you’re not in a silent setting. It’s not as rumbly as Moxie on lower speeds, but Ferri’s vibe strength reigns (and it’s often priced at $99 vs. Moxie’s $130). Ferri does not need a wireless remote control since, if you’re reading this, you must be part of the modern era and have your cell phone with you at almost all times. 😄 You just download the Lovense app! It’s USB rechargeable, with waterproof vibration, like any small vibe should be these days!

Satisfyer Little Secret (7.5/10) & Sexy Secret (7/10)

Cheapest App Option: Includes Magnetic Clip to Fit; Custom App Control for under $50
5 / 10 on Top Power
Pricing: $40.95 Here Now (Check Price) for Little Secret (recommended over Sexy Secret)

Phenomenally low prices, Satisfyer Connect app controlled toys have in 2021. Unthinkable, that a Bluetooth vibrator with a working app would’ve sold for $30 or $40 a couple years ago. Satisfyer vibes in general tend to run reasonably strong, but the Satisfyer Little Secret and Sexy Secret have simply OK power, at a 5/10 on top intensity. They are flexible and possess a strong ridge to press into the clitoris like a finger — making it easy for the wearer to sit down on, and maybe grind against, their “Secret” vibrator to reach orgasm.

Satisfyer Sexy Secret vs Satisfyer Little Secret best panty vibrator comparison

Sexy Secret (burgundy red) and Little Secret (black) look very similar but have three differences: (1) Little Secret’s magnet is slightly stronger (but still far from foolproof), vs. Sexy Secret’s that falls off cotton underwear; (2) Little Secret has a separate handheld remote, so you could use it or the app (either one); and (3) Little Secret’s control button is bigger and easier to locate on the panty vibrator’s body. If you’d prefer to not involve your phone in your playtime, I’d definitely suggest you check out the Little Secret first (only $5 more). Both vibrators have the same motor and use the same Satisfyer Connect app, which is long-distance capable.

🚩TIP: For public play, it’s best to simply pair your partner’s phone directly to the Satisfyer Connect app + toy; do not connect the vibrator to your phone and then send a pairing request, like you would for long-distance play — because then a video screen will be required.

We-Vibe Moxie (8/10)

Best App Option: Rumbly; Fits Well inside Underwear
6 / 10 on Top Power
Pricing: $119.99 Here with code FELICITY

Instead of just fitting inside your underwear—and moving around, or needing to be held inside a slot—We-Vibe’s Moxie has a magnetic clip that keeps it in place. So its bump is resting right on/under/above your clit, you choose.

We-Vibe Moxie magnetic clip remote control
See the clip on the outside of the underwear. (A We-Vibe rep later told me you only need the one oval magnet at a time—the second one is a backup! Of course, she’s right!)

Grind against Moxie’s raised bump to feel the rumbliest fingering you’ve ever gotten. This toy has **speed options**. It starts very, very gentle, and the 13 different intensity levels for each of the 10 functions progress gradually, toward being not-weak. Moxie’s consistent rumble, throughout all speeds, is the main draw.

Moxie’s silicone is a bit silkier than the Leaf Spirit, next. As noted, Moxie’s vibes are also rumblier. They’re slightly weaker too: I give Moxie a 6 out of 10 for strength, vs. Leaf Spirit’s 7. Moxie is just barely louder: reaching up to just below 40 decibels, a volume that’s not loud—but I wouldn’t recommend it in a quiet restaurant if you’re using the intermittent patterns, cuz folks gonna wonder about the off-on bursts of buzzing coming from your pants. (Unless that naughtiness spices up your sex life, of course, then go for it!)

You can flip through 10 variable-intensity functions via the remote control’s left and right arrows. (Each function has a huge number of speeds, 13.) Or for more customization: Moxie pairs with the We-Connect app. There you can play with the vibe intensity by dragging your finger up/down to increase/decrease speed in the We-Vibe-created patterns. Or try creating your own styles, by setting different vibe intensity levels for different lengths of time.

If you have connectivity issues with Moxie (which does happen with the We-Vibe app more than Lovense or OhMiBod ones, in my experience), you have two solutions if you’re playing close-distance. Either (1) have your partner control the vibe through your phone rather than theirs, as your phone is the primary point of Bluetooth connection and therefore more stable; or (2) simply use the remote control. Overall, the We-Vibe Moxie stands out because of that magnet clip, plus the rumbly vibes and gazillion speed choices. Get your remote control panties vibrating, Moxie’s rumbles are nice. That said, it’s far from one of the most powerful vibrators I own; the strength is frankly blown away by the We-Vibe Nova 2’s (though the Nova rabbit vibrator is not wearable). All We-Vibe toys offer rechargeable vibrating, and are waterproof. They have a 2-year warranty too, which is great!

Viben Racy (7/10)

Why Buy: Deep & Full-Bodied to Start; Flexible + Awesome Silicone
6.25 / 10 on Top Power
Pricing: $49.50 Here with code FELICITY

OK, so I think the Viben Racy has a more potent motor than the Satisfyer “Sexy” panty vibrators, and I enjoy its flatter shape and its thick, silkier silicone more than any other panty vibrator in this guide. The Racy is like a baby sister to the full-grown Viben Obession power wand: its first steady speed is much stronger and rumblier than one would expect, and then it gets more powerful and also higher-pitched by the third (& strongest) vibration function.

Viben Racy remote control panty vibrator review, on purple thong

The Racy is strong enough, though like most panty vibrators, it will be more of a tease than a sure-fire orgasm for anyone who needs *intense* vibration to be satisfied. (It’s certainly not the power of the Obsession wand.) I dig sitting on the Racy by Viben for up to an hour at a time while working, it’s a nice kick. It feels really rumbly at first, then I get acclimated, and by the end I’m on high power and started to feel a little buzzed. This is a traditional old-school panty vibe, where you change speeds through either (1) the included remote control or (2) the power button on the vibrator body, not via a phone app. So you do not have almost infinite teasing options — but the vibration is more robust than on the Satisfyer panty vibes.

BMS Leaf + Spirit Panty Vibrator (7/10)

Best Remote-Only Option: Well Under $100; Strong—But Not TOO Loud; Flexible & Contoured Body; Cheaper b/c NOT APP CONTROLLED Felt better 2 years ago before we got more options
Pricing: $69.99 Here

In 2019 I was excited about the BMS Leaf + Spirit because it’s got pretty-strong vibes, isn’t too loud, and retailed for about 40% less than existing *app*-controlled panty vibes (= We-Vibe Moxie). This is a wireless remote only, wearable panty vibrator that you have to have the remote to control unless you want to reach down into your panties. In the last 2 years, however, the options have expanded and I’m less excited about the Leaf + Spirit, though it’s not a bad choice.

BMS Leaf Spirit vs. We-Vibe Moxie panty vibrators
Leaf Spirit, left (purple); We-Vibe Moxie, right (teal vibe + clip, with white remote).

In general, BMS Factory makes good motors—so I’m not surprised to say that their Leaf Spirit1 is more powerful than the We-Vibe Moxie while costing $60 less.

Leaf Spirit is, of course, remote controlled rather than Bluetooth/app-compatible, so you’re limited to the 7 built-in vibration functions. That’s 4 steady speeds, followed by 3 patterns: (1) a hard-pulsing one (on-off-on-off), (2) a steadily escalating one that lingers on high, and (3) a combination of those: quick pulsing beats interspersed with 2 seconds on “high.” And as for the steady levels, the first is low and reasonably rumbly…after that, you move into “strong for a panty vibe” plus “higher frequency” FAST. That’s not bad at all for me—I find Leaf Spirit’s second and third steady speeds easier to come on than Moxie’s lower, rumblier quality. I need a little sharpness in the vibes, and lots of power, if a toy is going to be laying on my clit rather than pressing down onto it.

Another selling point of Leaf Spirit for me is its flatter shape: the back of the “bicycle seat” is just over 1.5 inches wide, a.k.a. “average girth.” Really, the “front” is supposed to curve upward into the clit (see below). As someone who likes wider stimulation, though, I use it in reverse, so the vibes are more broadly distributed. It’s nice that Leaf Spirit gives you this choice, because broad vs. pinpoint stimulation preference is a real divide.

BMS Leaf Spirit packaging
See the slight curve, so the finger-width “front” of the toy is meant to rest on the clit. Or flip it around 180°, so the back (under my thumb) provides wider stimulation.

Another difference between Leaf Spirit and Moxie? With the BMS vibe, you’ll also need to keep track of the remote control if you want to change Leaf Spirit’s speeds hands-free. (Moxie can be remote-controlled too—but since so many of us are tied to our phones these days, I can see the app route being easier for many.) Leaf Spirit’s remote is small-ish, but bright purple, so it’s a step up from black or white in terms of being easy to spot.

But it’s also not as discreet to have out in public as a cell phone. If you’re wanting to use Leaf Spirit as a public play toy, the best thing is to keep it in your pocket. (Assuming you care about being discreet.) There the BIG control button is simple to operate blind.

Like remote control panties of yore (before 2019, when We-Vibe Moxie started the magnetic clip trend!), Leaf Spirit doesn’t directly adhere to underwear. You can stick it in the open slot found in some women’s underwear, though that method creates a barrier between the vibe and my vulva. Since I crave skin-to-skin contact, I prefer to put Leaf Spirit’s smooth silicone directly touching my clit—then, if I’m moving around, stabilize its position inside my normal underwear by wearing tight, spandex-y shorts. (Yoga pants are another idea.)

Nu Sensuelle Remote Control Pleasure Panty (6/10)

Best If: You Want the Strongest for under $75
Pricing: $69 for the set

The Nu Sensuelle Remote Control Pleasure Panty set includes a remote version of the Joie bullet. This vibe is very strong—and also very buzzy. And *loud*. At up to 53 decibels maximum volume, it’s like having “light traffic” coming out of your pants. If you want to wear this toy in public, it’s best that you’re at a club or other noisy venue.

Nu Sensuelle Pleasure Panty product photo
The bullet is *strong*; the panty’s side drawstring ties are a bit of a PITA. Best to wear your own?

Sensuelle vibes tend this way: they start strong, and get stronger. This can be a good thing if you like power: the Sensuelle Point is a lower-cost competitor of the We-Vibe Tango. And the Sensuelle Point Plus is my go-to bullet for sticking inside big dildos with bullet holes, because the vibrations carry through lots of silicone. They get around! Similarly, the vibes in the Remote Control Pleasure Panty really work their way through the pelvic floor. It’s a lot of stimulation, fitting right between my labia. A lot of loud, buzzing stimulation. I would recommend this toy most for power inside the bedroom. The slim, satiny body does fit well between my inner labia, when I ignore the existence of the pull-retrieval string.

One complaint I’ve seen about remote control toys (not app-control ones) is that the controller can’t tell what’s happening to their partner. It’s almost impossible to keep track of what function you’re on when there are more than a few of them. The Nu Sensuelle Pleasure Panty attempts to resolve this by having the remote control itself—not just the panty vibe—vibrate. The remote and the actual panty vibe buzz together, in sync. I’ve even tried the remote control on my clit. It’s not as strong as the actual vibe, but it’s nothing to sneeze at—more than enough to give the controller an idea of what they’re doing to the controllee. However, that also means the controller will be holding a vibrator that buzzes their fingers; it’s not so discreet for public play.

Other Options

These are toys that I would offer up as worth considering, but that I don’t have personal experience with:

  • Screaming O Panty Vibe: The Charged Vooom (bullet included in this panty set) was a small vibrator that I could stand behind — in 2018, or 2019 maybe. By itself it’s under $30, and the power level is good. (Not *exceptionally* strong, but solid.) The kind of toy I wish had been my first vibrator with wireless remote because it was beginner-priced, but didn’t suck in terms of power. However, then the Essential Bullet came along, and then (larger but strong) Satisfyer bullets came along, and now we have lots of good strong options for under $30. As a bullet, it fits between the inner labia and is more likely to slip out.
  • Maia Sativa marijuana vibrator ($64.99): This pot-leaf panty vibrator is as strong as the Lovense Ferri, so it’s not a total joke. However, I did wonder if its designers were stoned, to have been able to believe that the “magnetic clip” wings of Sativa will stick through any kind of fabric. Your underwear would need to be like G-string thin for the magnetic wings to stay sticking to the vibrator body; it’s just not practical. I’m also too afraid of the pointy leaves to have worn this outside the house, though they curve up over my mons pubis (pubic mound, in front the vulva) instead of poking sensitive spots while I’m sitting. Maia should redesign this product with the same motor, but without the leaf and with a separate magnetic clip (not wings).
  • Lovehoney Desire Luxury Panty Vibrator ($125): This app-controlled option includes chat, voice call, and video call options for long-distance play. Like the We-Vibe app, you swipe up/down to increase/decrease vibe intensity (respectively) in each preset pattern, and you can save favorite functions. Critiques include that the vibe could be stronger, isn’t good for very quiet settings, has a fair amount of buzz, and moves around in underwear/doesn’t create enough pressure against the clit. The Lovehoney Desire Luxury’s shape is nicely contoured, but the lack of secure clip is the reason why I haven’t been killing myself to get this remote panty vibe in my possession when the We-Vibe Moxie exists. Still, I do like the contoured “saddle” shape (reminds me of the BMS Leaf Spirit), so this toy is in my wish list.
  • Vibease: This is the longest-running app-controllable panty vibe. I haven’t gotten around to obtaining one myself yet because the hooked point screams *but why?* to this lover of broader stimulation. Indeed, Princess Previews says that “the tip of the hook … can feel quite uncomfortable,” even though she describes being able to orgasm hands-free on Vibease when using the audio-book function. And that is Vibease’s biggest selling point: the ability to sync the vibrator to audio erotica. Miss Ruby Reviews ranks the vibe’s power at 6.5 out of 10 (meaning I’d probably put it at something like a 5!), while Backwoods Bedroom recounts her experience of Vibease feeling “weaker and watered down with the vibrator jostling around loosely” inside underwear.
  • Lovehoney Happy Rabbit Remote Control Panty: It’s supposed to be pretty strong (for a bullet), and has variable-intensity control (you adjust up/down between 3 speeds in each of the 10 vibe functions). The bunny tail underwear may either be cute or gimmicky, you decide.
  • The Club Vibe 3Oh with “Bluemotion Nex” is an older hands-free clitoral vibrator that’s now been surpassed by Lovense’s Ferri, especially. Club Vibe’s original selling point was that it synced to ambient noises like music at the club. Tons of vibes with higher-powered vibration can do that now!

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Note

  1. Leaf is a BMS-owned brand, notable for its eco-friendly packaging. The box and instruction manual are made of 100% recycled materials.
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