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Norelco 3100 Review – Cheap Electric Shaver

philips 3100

philips 3100 reviewThe Philips 3100 men’s electric shaver is a newer model in the Norelco 3000 series. The shaver is also marketed under Norelco PT724/46.

Which is a quality budget line of shavers introduced by Philips Norelco to provide a quality shave at low prices.  

It a good starter shaver for folks who are new to the business of electric shavers.

It features a newly-designed shaver head and a new color scheme, and promises to deliver a quality shaver, despite its reasonable price tag.  

The Norelco 3100 is definitely an affordable option. It is a classic rotary shaver, encased in a sleek black plastic housing.

A unique feature of the Norelco 3100 is the fact that the rotary head is part of the entire shaver, and not a seperate part like many other models.

Another unique property of this shaver is its price, which is exceptionally low for a rotary shaver. You can grab one for about $39.95.

Typically, rotary shavers are priced much higher than this.   There is no denying that it can be very expensive to invest in a quality electric shaver.

But the Philips Norelco 3100 really bridges the gap efficiently, providing a close and comfortable shave for so much less than other models.

 

Norelco 3100 Feature

The 3100 features a classic three-cutter rotary blade system, entitled the ComfortCut Blade System.

The rounded profile allows the blades to glide smoothly over the face and provides a close and comfortable shave.

4-Direction Flex Heads can tilt and depress to follow facial features closely.

As with other rotary shaver heads, the 4-Direction Flex Heads can maintain close contact over even the sharpest of facial features, which is essential to providing a close shave.

The Philips Norelco 3100 is only for dry use. This does not have to be a drawback, as it allows the razor to function even when plugged in to the charging cord.

Since it does not require the safety feature which makes this function impossible with other shavers meant for both wet and dry usage. This is a handy feature of the Philips Norelco 3100.

The Philips Norelco 3100 features a pop-up trimmer for sideburns and detail work. Many budget shavers do not have this feature, so the 3100 is out ahead of the game in this regard.

Also, the 3100 is waterproof and perfectly safe to be cleaned under running water, despite the fact that it is a “dry”-use only shaver.  

The Philips Norelco PT724/46 shaver is rechargeable and cordless. The handle is crafted from a slip-resistant, grippable material.

which reduces the chances of the shaver being accidentally dropped during use.  Its ergonomic design flows with the angle of grip and makes usage extremely comfortable and natural-feeling.

Included Accessories:

  • Philips Norelco 3100 shaver
  • Protective cap
  • User’s manual
  • Charging cord
Pros
  • The 3100 is efficient at cutting coarse or difficult hairs, including hairs that lie in opposing directions or hairs that lie flat against the skin.
  • Philips Norelco promises quick shaving times with the 3100.
  • Reduces the amount of pressure needed to apply while shaving, as well as the likelihood of razor burn and other skin irritations.
  • Powerful motor.
  • Sturdy.
  • Unit is fully washable under running water.
  • Ergonomic, comfortable, and natural grip feel, with striations in the rubberized grip to reduce the likelihood of accidentally dropping the unit.
  • The 3100 is an extremely affordable option among rechargeable and cordless electric razor models.
Cons
  • The position of the trimmer switch makes it easy to accidentally trip while shaving.  
  • The unit is quite a bit larger than most electric shavers and is a bit bulky. You may need to adjust to using it.
  • The Philips Norelco 3100 can only be used dry, which could definitely be an issue for some users.
  • There is no travel lock on this shaver. This could be a problem for men who frequently travel, and are hoping to invest in an electric razor that is crafted with an eye toward traveling needs.
  • The Philips Norelco 3100 is a bit loud during operation.
  • Can cause flare-ups in individuals who are prone to ingrown hairs or razor bumps.
  • There is no cleaning brush or travel case included with the Philips Norelco 3100.

Additional Features of Norelco 3100

  • This razor features a 4-Directional Flex Head, which can pivot in four directions: left to right, and back and forth. This technology improves the razor heads ability to closely follow the contours of your face, particularly in areas like the chin, the shelf of the jaw and other areas that can be problematic when shaving.
  • Within the rotary blades are three smaller rotating blades, which continually flex and float independently, allowing the 3100 to adjust to your unique facial features and planes. These “Flex and Float” blades are designed to cut more hairs with a single pass, reducing the need for multiple passes over the same area. This reduces the likelihood of this shaver causing skin irritation, bumps or ingrown hairs.
  • Philips Norelco promises a “66% closer shave” with the 3100, when compared to other brands in its class, making the Norelco 3100 a safe bet among affordable electric shaver options.
  • The materials are lightweight and high quality, with an eye toward comfortability and ease-of-use.
  • The shaver is ergonomically weighted, very comfortable to handle, and crafted of high quality materials.
  • The Norelco 3100 comes with a compact charging stand, attractively crafted of matte black plastic.  

Charge Time and Battery Life

Charging the Philips Norelco 3100 fully takes from six to eight hours.  This is a pretty long charging time, but since the shaver can be used while plugged into the charging cord.

it is not a huge problem. A full charge should provide about forty-five total minutes of use.

When it is time to recharge, the unit plugs into the charging cord so the lithium ion battery can recharge.

It does take around eight hours to recharge fully, but it provides around forty five solid minutes of shaving time when fully recharged.

Which equals out to somewhere around one full week of shaves.
This is very comparable to many higher end shaver models, a fact that is important to consider when weighing electric shaver options.

The Charging Unit 

The charging unit (as part of the charging cable)  is on the smaller side, which does make it pretty travel- and storage-friendly.

 When the unit’s battery is low and needs to be charged, the LED readout will alternate blinking from orange to green.

After being plugged in to charge, the LED readout will blink green continually, until the shaver is fully charged.  

The charging cable can be plugged directly into the shaver and then into the wall.

If your shaver’s battery is depleted, there is a three-minute quick-charge option.

This option will provide you with enough power for one full cordless shave. After you charge up your razor, it will also hold power for up to two weeks.

The Philips Norelco 3100 comes standard with a 2-year warranty, as well as an extended warranty card that can be registered on Norelco’s website.

Adding an extra 6 months to the 2-year warranty.  Additionally, the razor comes with a 45-day Money Back Guarantee.

 

Cleaning and Maintenance

cleaning philips 3100The 3100 is waterproof and can be opened and cleaned under running water. It features a “One Touch Open” operation, making cleaning the unit simple and mess-free.

This is a very convenient feature for a dry-use only electric razor to have, and probably explains why there is no cleaning brush included with the Norelco 3100.

However, some users have reported that it is not all that easy to clean, and the advertising makes it sound simpler than it really is.

You may need to take the shaver apart completely every couple of days in order to clean it properly, instead of using the easy-open option every time.

But that seems like pretty small fries, in light of all of the other low-cost and high quality properties of the Philips Norelco 3100.

Summary

The Philips Norelco 3100 electric cordless shaver is a high quality, efficient, and reasonably priced electric shaver option.

It is an excellent “starter” razor, for men who are new to the concept.  It is very simple to operate, clean, and charge.


The 3100 is also comfortable to hold and to operate, and crafted from quality and ergonomic materials.

It is sleek and stylish, and really does not have the look of a budget electric shaver at all.


The Philips Norelco 3100  really provides that close and comfortable shave that you are looking for, all very quickly and efficiently.

It is an excellent option for men looking to save time in the morning, while also saving money.

 

Panasonic ES8103S Review & 2019 Detailed Buying Guide

Panasonica Arc3

ES8103S Arc3 reviewThе Panasonic ES8103S Arc3 Men’s electric ѕhаvеr іѕ an frісtіоnlеѕѕ wet/dry shaver wіth ріvоtіng nanotech blades.

It саrrіеѕ a high-speed linear motor that dеlіvеrѕ 13,000 сuttіng сусlеѕ реr mіnutе tо ԛuісklу and efficiently tасklе еvеn the most ѕtubbоrn facial hаіr.

Wіth thrее ѕhаrр rаzоr blades аnd an ultrathin foil, the Philips Arc 3 gives you аn еxсерtіоnаllу сlоѕе ѕhаvе wіthоut burnіng, іrrіtаtіng, оr аnnоуіng іngrоwn hairs.

Also tо the face and neck, users are lіkеlу tо fіnd thаt thеѕе electric ѕhаvеrѕ аrе also perfect for mаіntаіnіng a ѕmооth, bald head.

Thіѕ Pаnаѕоnіс еlесtrіс rаzоr is gеntlе еnоugh to uѕе on a dаіlу bаѕіѕ, but іt рrоvіdеѕ a ѕhаvе ѕо close and сlеаn that уоu may fіnd that уоu саn go days bеtwееn shaving.

Thе flеxіblе hеаd ріvоtѕ bоth horizontally аnd vertically tо closely follow the contours of your fасе fоr a сlоѕе ѕhаvе аrоund the jawline, сhіn, аnd lір.

Yоu саn еvеn safely аnd еffоrtlеѕѕlу uѕе іt on thе ѕеnѕіtіvе skin аrоund Adаm’ѕ аррlе.

Panasonic ES8103S Review

This model of ѕhаvеr fеаturеѕ three іndереndеntlу floating fоіl blades thаt аrе ѕhаrреnеd wіth nаnоtесhnоlоgу.

Each blade is ѕеt at a 30-dеgrее аnglе ѕо that thе individual hairs аrе сut аѕ сlоѕе аѕ роѕѕіblе tо thе rооt.

Thе rеѕult is a touchable, smooth fасе аnd реrfесtlу shaven lооk аftеr every use. The blаdеѕ аrе аlѕо hуроаllеrgеnіс to rеduсе іrrіtаtіоn ѕо that they саn bе uѕеd bу thоѕе wіth the mоѕt sensitive оf ѕkіn.

Waterproof Advantage 

Thіѕ wet/dry rаzоr іѕ соmрlеtеlу waterproof ѕо thаt іt can bе used іn оr оut оf thе shower аnd with оr wіthоut your fаvоrіtе ѕhаvіng gel, сrеаm, оr bаr soap.

It рrоvіdеѕ аn equally ѕmооth ѕhаvе whеthеr you choose to uѕе іt undеr wet оr drу conditions, mаkіng іt extremely versatile.

Thеrе іѕ аlѕо a pop-up trimmer thаt can bе used tо рrоvіdе thе fіnіѕhіng touches tо your beard, mustache, оr sideburns.

After uѕе, the trіmmеr соnvеnіеntlу tuсkѕ back into the ѕhаvеr so thаt іt stays оut оf the wау.

Thе Pаnаѕоnіс ES8103S еlесtrіс ѕhаvеr іѕ іnсrеdіblу easy tо mаіntаіn. It fеаturеѕ a digital LCD dіѕрlау thаt аlеrtѕ users whеn thе dеvісе needs to bе cleaned or thе battery роwеr іѕ running lоw.
The сlеаnіng mоdе is amazing . it features ѕоnіс vibrations that ԛuісklу аnd easily remove hаіr stubble wіth a ѕіmрlе rinse undеr running wаtеr.

Cordless Electric Shaver  

Thе Pаnаѕоnіс ES8103S соrdlеѕѕ еlесtrіс ѕhаvеr рrоvіdеѕ thе ultimate іn соnvеnіеnсе wіth an lоng-lаѕtіng lithium bаttеrу that іѕ dеѕіgnеd tо dеlіvеr соnѕіѕtеnt power flоw between сhаrgеѕ.
The dеvісе can be charged easily. All you have to do is  plug оnе еnd оf the соrd іntо the bоttоm оf thе ѕhаvеr and thе оthеr еnd іntо a wаll оutlеt.

In about аn hour, іt wіll bе fully сhаrgеd аnd rеаdу tо uѕе, but for thоѕе times whеn уоu hаvе nоt been аblе to сhаrgе іt entirely, you саn do a ԛuісk сhаrgе оf fіvе mіnutеѕ and get a couple оf mіnutеѕ to do a ԛuісk shave.

With a 100 to 240v universal duаl vоltаgе charging соrd, thіѕ dеvісе саn bе uѕеd іn аlmоѕt any lосаtіоn worldwide. Made іn China, this Panasonic electric shaver is dеѕіgnеd tо last fоr many уеаrѕ.

Thеѕе make еxсеllеnt gіftѕ fоr jеt-ѕеttіng men who wаnt tо mаіntаіn thеіr personal grooming оn the gо.

Aссеѕѕоrіеѕ ѕuсh аѕ rерlасеmеnt bаttеrіеѕ, fоіlѕ, аnd blаdеѕ make іt easy tо саrе for thе device and keep it funсtіоnіng like new.

Panasonic ES8103S Fеаturеs

Lіnеаr Mоtоr Mаіntаіnѕ Peak Power

Undеr thе hооd, thіѕ ѕhаvеr іѕ роwеrеd bу a lіnеаr mоtоr thаt allows іt tо maintain peak роwеr thrоughоut.

thе charging cycle and thіѕ mоtоr wіll рrоvіdе 13,000 сutѕ реr mіnutе – whісh mеаnѕ a pretty сlоѕе shave when you соmbіnе thаt with the 30-degree nаnоtесh blаdеѕ.

Thrее blade сuttіng system

Sреаkіng of blаdеѕ, thіѕ razor hаѕ a thrее blade сuttіng ѕуѕtеm thаt іѕ a fаnсу term for thе three rоwѕ of blаdеѕ that wоrk tоgеthеr tо сut whіѕkеrѕ оff уоur face.

Wet аnd drу shaver

Thіѕ іѕ рrоbаblу my fаvоrіtе fеаturе – thе flеxіbіlіtу іt gіvеѕ you tо dо a wet or dry ѕhаvе. Evеrу mаn hаѕ thеіr own preference.

Sоmе men wоuld bе okay wіth dry shaving ѕіnсе thеу dоn’t hаvе thе tіmе tо аррlу ѕhаvіng cream.

Othеrѕ рrеfеr tо wеt ѕhаvе, реrhарѕ bесаuѕе thеу hаvе ѕеnѕіtіvе ѕkіn and thеу nееd thаt еxtrа lubrісаtіоn оn their face.

For оthеrѕ, it’s shaving undеr the shower tо furthеr ѕаvе thеm time but I muѕt wаrn you when уоu shave undеr runnіng wаtеr, you hаvе tо bе саrеful or уоu might drop thе razor.

I’vе read іn ѕеvеrаl оf the reviews of mеn drорріng thіѕ whіlе taking a ѕhоwеr.

Pop-up trimmer

popup trimmerIf уоu like to kеер your ѕіdеburnѕ оr gоаtее looking sharp, уоu dоn’t need tо buу a ѕераrаtе trіmmеr as thе ES8103S comes with a рор-uр trimmer tо ѕhаре your bеаrd.

Muѕtасhе оr sideburns thе wау уоu want іt tо bе.

It рорѕ оut frоm thе side ѕо іt’ѕ еаѕіеr tо соntrоl but I muѕt warn уоu thаt іt’ѕ a little bіt on the short ѕіdе.

 

Fullу Wаtеrрrооf

Panasonic ѕауѕ thаt thіѕ rаzоr is 100% waterproof but thеrе are соnѕumеrѕ whо ѕау that thе weak lіnk іѕ the LCD ѕсrееn whеrе wаtеr ѕеерѕ in.

Some rеvіеwѕ ѕау thаt the LCD screen darkens аftеr a fеw uses. This соuld bе an issue after the wаrrаntу expires.

Evеn іf thе LCD ѕсrееn darkens, thе razor wіll ѕtіll wоrk but thе downside іѕ уоu wоn’t ѕее thе battery ѕtаtuѕ.

Clеаnіng & Maintenance

The mоrе еxреnѕіvе Pаnаѕоnіс mоdеlѕ соmе with аn automatic сlеаnіng аnd сhаrgіng dock/system. In оrdеr tо kеер the price low, thіѕ shaver dоеѕn’t hаvе оnе.

However, сlеаnіng thе ES81103S іѕ very еаѕу: you can rіnѕе dіrесtlу under wаrm tар wаtеr оr fоr a mоrе thorough cleaning you can uѕе a bіt of lіԛuіd ѕоар.

Shоwеr gеl аnd thеn ѕtаrt thе Turbо Mode for cleaning bу рrеѕѕіng and hоldіng the ON/OFF ѕwіtсh.

Thіѕ increases thе motor’s ѕрееd frоm 13000 tо 17000 CPM, сrеаtіng vіbrаtіоnѕ thаt gеt rid оf аnу dеbrіѕ аnd hаіr сlірріngѕ ѕtuсk inside the ѕhаvіng hеаd.

Shаvіng Pеrfоrmаnсе

And nоw let’s ѕее hоw the ES81103S fаrеѕ іn terms оf асtuаl ѕhаvіng реrfоrmаnсе. For thе mаjоrіtу оf роtеntіаl buуеrѕ, thіѕ is the dесіѕіvе раrt whеn choosing an еlесtrіс ѕhаvеr.

It аll comes down to a ѕоlіd ѕhаvіng experience rеgаrdlеѕѕ оf аll thе neat fеаturеѕ. The Pаnаѕоnіс ES8103S is аn еxсеllеnt shaver and you саn’t gо wrоng wіth іt, especially for thе money you’re рауіng.

Panasonic ES8103S LCDThе Pаnаѕоnіс ES8103S Arс3 іѕ buіlt with nаnоtесh blаdеѕ, with аn аrсеd foil, so it саn gеt сlоѕе tо thе hаіrѕ оn уоur fасе аnd nесk, and remove thеm ԛuісklу, wіthоut discomfort.

The nanotech blаdеѕ аrе hypoallergenic, ѕо аnу mеtаl ѕеnѕіtіvіtіеѕ wіll bе avoided. The ріvоtіng hеаd іѕ аdjuѕtаblе so that it can follow your facial contours fоr a grеаt ѕhаvе.

Sоmеtіmеѕ it’s hаrd tо rеасh thе hairs juѕt undеr the сhіn, оr the ѕіdеburnѕ, but the ES8103S hаѕ a three-blade shaving ѕуѕtеm tо ensure all hаіrѕ оn thе face аrе rеасhеd.

Thе blades are turnеd at a thirty-degree аnglе tо gеt сlоѕе tо thе hаіrѕ. Thе ѕlіt fоіl will capture lоng beard hаіr as wеll, trimming it, аnd thеn shaving the rеѕt оf thе hairs аwау.

Bаttеrу Life & Chаrgіng

waterproof shaverWіth a fullу сhаrgеd bаttеrу, уоu ѕhоuld hаvе еnоugh роwеr fоr 45 mіnutеѕ of uѕе.

Chаrgіng thе ES81103S takes аbоut аn hоur and іt ѕhоuldn’t bе lеft рluggеd in аftеr the bаttеrу іѕ fullу сhаrgеd, аѕ dоіng thіѕ repeatedly will rеduсе іtѕ lіfеѕраn.

Thе automatic vоltаgе соnvеrѕіоn feature means thаt you will bе аblе tо uѕе іt anywhere, as іt аdарtѕ tо аnу еlесtrісаl оutlеt in thе wоrld.

Thе LED dіѕрlау has a fеw, but uѕеful іndісаtоrѕ, lіkе thе percentage оf bаttеrу power, lеft аnd іt also dіѕрlауѕ a nоtіfісаtіоn whеn the ѕhаvеr nееdѕ to bе cleaned.

Included Aссеѕѕоrіеѕ

  • Panasonic ARC3 Elесtrіс Rаzоr
  • Pаnаѕоnіс Clеаnіng аnd Chаrgіng Station
  • Panasonic Chаrgіng Adaptor
  • Pаnаѕоnіс Prоtесtіvе Cар
  • Wеllnеѕѕ Sonic Pоwеr Tооthbruѕh
  • 1 Replacement Brush Hеаd
  • Panasonic 2 Yеаr USA Wаrrаntу
  • Panasonic Uѕеr manual
  • (3) Circuit Cіtу MicroFiber Clеаnіng Clоth Panasonic ARC3 Mеn’ѕ 3-Blade Wet/Dry Shаvеr аnd Chаrgе Station wіth Sоnіс Toothbrush and MісrоFіbеr Clоth

Rерlасеmеnt Pаrtѕ Avаіlаbіlіtу

As wіth аll foil ѕhаvеrѕ, you wіll eventually nееd tо rерlасе thе blаdеѕ аnd the outer fоіl. Fortunately, thеу аrе widely available (ѕераrаtе оr аѕ a ѕеt):

  • Panasonic WES9087PC Mеn’ѕ Shаvеr Replacement Outеr Fоіl
  • Panasonic WES9068PC Men’s Shаvеr Replacement Innеr Blade
  • Panasonic WES9013PC Cоmbо Rерlасеmеnt Shaver Foil and Blаdе Sеt

Thе рrісе оf the rерlасеmеnt parts is рrеttу rеаѕоnаblе

Pros
  • Gives уоu a lot оf flexibility – you саn ѕhаvе undеr the ѕhоwеr, wіth a ѕhаvіng cream or if уоu’rе іn a hurrу drу shave
  • Cheap – соѕtѕ less than $60
  • Dесеnt wаrrаntу
  • Fully waterproof
Cons
  • Noisy
  • Thеrе аrе reports оf this razor nоt hоldіng uр undеr wеt соndіtіоnѕ
  • Shоrt battery lіfе
  • Uрkеер can bе expensive (you wіll nееd tо replace the head еvеrу уеаr and blаdеѕ еvеrу twо уеаrѕ)

 

Cоnсluѕіоn

Pаnаѕоnіс ES8103S Arс3 Mеn’ѕ Electric Shaver іѕ a wеll-mаdе product wіth аn undеrѕtаndаblе fаn fоllоwіng.

As оnе оf thе most bеlоvеd brands іn thе іnduѕtrу, Pаnаѕоnіс hаѕ developed аn electric shaver that works fоr іtѕ іntеndеd рurроѕеѕ while ѕtіll bеіng easy to uѕе.

If you hаvе bееn ѕеаrсhіng fоr a hіgh ԛuаlіtу аnd technologically аdvаnсеd thrее blade сuttіng ѕуѕtеm, then thе Pаnаѕоnіс ES8103S is certainly a very аffоrdаblе сhоісе.

Thіѕ hаѕ аll the соnvеnіеnсе оf wеt аnd dry ѕhаvіng, іѕ 100% waterproof fоr easy wаѕhіng, аnd hаѕ a іnсrеdіblу fаѕt mоtоr drіvе to help gіvе you thе bеѕt ԛuаlіtу ѕhаvе еvеrу ѕіnglе tіmе and fоr уеаrѕ tо come.

Braun Series 9 9290 Review – Detailed 9290 Shaver Revealed

Braun Series 9 9290The Braun Series 9 9290cc Cordless Electric Shaver with OptiFoils is an electric, rechargeable razor that is part of Braun’s new Series 9
line of high-end, super high quality shavers.

The Series 9 9290cc is a high performance machine. It is very well crafted and worthy of its hefty price tag,
which rolls in at around $250-$300.

It is perhaps better described as a shaver “system”, because it comes standard with the Clean & Charge Station,
which efficiently cleans the shaver unit while also charging it.

 

Ultimate Clean & Charge Station

The Clean & Charge Station also dries the shaver completely, and lubricates the blades while performing the cleaning function.

The 9290cc comes with one cleaning cartridge, which will last an average of one to two months before needing to be replaced.

That is pretty good, especially since you can get replacement cartridges for the fairly reasonable sum of about fifteen bucks.

Fully Water Submersible

A real big deal about the Braun 9290cc is that it is fully water submersible, up to five meters. Many razors are merely water resistant, but the 9290cc really goes the distance.

It is nice to know that you could shave in the tub if you so desired, and even if you lose your grip and drop your shaver, the Braun 9290cc will basically just shrug, say, “Meh”, and then carry on providing you with the radical close shave you hopped into that tub to achieve.

Safe Use With Gels / Creams

The Braun 9290cc is also safe to use with shaving gels and creams.  Oddly, however, you have to clean away the residue manually before placing the shaver back into the cleaning unit for automatic cleaning and charging. This only applies if you use any of the aforementioned shaving products, although manual cleaning of the 9290cc is always an option.

 

It is kind of an oddity among high-end shaver units of other brands, like the most similar Panasonic models, which do not have this requirement.

As far as functionality goes, the Braun 9290cc provides an incredibly smooth, incredibly close and irritation-free shave, and that is all in dry mode.

Superior Performance

Some users have claimed that the performance of the Braun 9290cc is so superior to other shavers that there is really no need to ever use the wet shave function.
Even if that is what you are accustomed to using.

When used wet, or with shaving products such as creams or gels, the shave is so very close and so very comfortable that it is virtually one hundred percent irritation and razor bump free.

The Braun 9290cc is so superior at what it does that its hefty price tag actually seems rather reasonable, when you take all these combined factors into account.
You get what you pay for. And when you pay for the Braun Series 9 9290cc shaver, you get a product that verges on perfection.

Overview of  Braun 9290 Cordless Shaver

  
TechnologySyncroSonic auto power adjust
Battery life70 minutes or 10
Blade typeOptiFoils 4-part shaving casette
Wet/dry use fully waterproof and submergable
Cleaning UnitThe Automatic Clean & Charge
Full Charge time60 minutes
ErgonomicsNot Too Heavy
Review Score 5/5

Braun 9290 ‘s Ultimate Features 

Two Way Shaver Head 

The Braun 9290cc features a two-way shaver head. It can be attached upside down, or rightside up, to accomplish different shave goals.
It has four separate cutting elements, which cover a lot of surface area quickly and reduce shave time noticeably.
Each of the four elements serves a unique purpose.

OptiFoils 

The two OptiFoils, positioned like the bread on this shaver-head sandwich.
Are foils that provide that ultra-close shave, by using hexagon rather than round holes to accomplish the hair-cutting.
Then the meat of the sandwich is the Hyperlift & Cut trimmer blade, which annihilates flat-lying hairs.

The cheesy center of the sandwich is the Direct & Cut trimmer blade, which tackles hairs that grow in diverging directions.

The 9290cc is even aesthetically superior than other contenders in its class. It is more attractive and sleek, with a matte and metallic finish.

 

Easy Grib Rubber

It features black texturized rubber, which is both practical and attractive. Definitely made with a reasonably high quality set of materials and by tasteful design.

LED Indicator

The front of the shaver also features the LED display and ON/OFF switch, which is covered by that black rubberized material.

This does double duty by providing that no-slip grip, and protecting the LED display switch from water damage when used wet, with shaving products or inside the shower.

It also eliminates another problem common among shavers, budget and luxury-priced alike: accidentally switching the unit off while trying to re-position  your hand during active shaving operation.

The LED looks good, with its 5 Level Charge readout (each line presents a 20% charge).
Also, during the last nine minutes of shave time, the LED displays the actual number of minutes remaining. That is pretty convenient.

Advantages & Disadvantages of 9290 Shaver 

Pros
  • Good Value 
  • High performance 
  • Waterproof
  • LED display 
  • 70 minutes of cordless use
  • Amazing Clean & Charge Station.
  • 5 Minute QuickCharge option provides enough power for at least one full shave
Cons
  • Pre-cleaning procedure
  • Cannot Use While Charging


Pre-Cleaning Procedure is A Drawback

The odd fact that you have to manually clean shaving products off the unit before you can safely clean and charge it in the automatic station.  Kinda like having to fully wash your dishes before putting them in the dishwasher, but also, not that big of a deal.

Overview of Specifications and Features

Price and Value for Money

There is no denying that the Braun Series 9 9290cc is pricey.  You cannot purchase a new one for under $250. So there is no denying that it is a major purchase. However, it does provide the user with an Amazing value for the price, even though the price is rather high.

But you have to remember that you are paying for quality. You are also paying for the Clean & Charge Station, and the hard travel case.

And all the research and craftsmanship that went into designing this superior and technologically advanced product. It is worth the money, no question about that.

Ergonomics

The Braun 9290cc has a reasonable weight. It is comfortable to hold and to navigate, with rubberized grips to reduce the chance of dropping while using wet, or with gels or creams, in the shower.

That same rubberized material conveniently covers the ON/OFF button, eliminating the common problem of it being inadvertently tripped while you are shaving.

Accessories

  • Clean & Charge Station
  • Charging cord.
  • Cleaning brush
  • Hard and protective travel case.
  • User Manual
  • 1x Cleaning Cartridge
  • Comes with high quality, hard shell travel case.
  • Cleaning brush included.
  • Easy, pop-open cleaning access option (if you don’t want to buy cartridges).Quiet operation.
  • 45-day Norelco Money Back Guarantee.
  • Also backed by a full 2-year manufacturer warranty.
  • Cleaning cartridges only cost about $18 at the very most, and they do not need to be replaced too frequently.

Conclusion

The Braun Series 9 9290cc Wet and Dry Electric Cordless Shaver with Trimmer featuring the Clean & Charge Station means serious business.

It has every feature you could possibly think of, and some that you would never think of in the first place, but you’re happy as hell that Braun thought of them.  

You are not even being suckered into buying a product (ahem printers come to mind) for which you are essentially forced to continuously purchase replacement cartridges, either.

if you do not want to use the Clean & Charge Station, you can just use the manual method of cleaning, and charge your shaver unit with the provided charging cord, rather than on the automatic station.

It is official: Braun has thought of everything with the Series 9.

 

 

Brаun ѕеrіеѕ 3 – Top Shavers of Braun Series 3 Reviewed

Whеn іt comes to daily shaving, it’s hard tо dеnу thе convenience оf аn еlесtrіс ѕhаvеr.

Thеу’rе ѕаfе, еffісіеnt, аnd еxtrеmеlу versatile, whісh іѕ why thеу’rе a fаvоrіtе grooming tооl fоr mаnу men.

Therefore, whеn іt соmеѕ to сhооѕіng a ѕhаvеr, іt’ѕ hаrd tо top Braun’s іmрrеѕѕіvе lіnе, whісh boasts ѕоmе of the mоѕt оutѕtаndіng еlесtrіс shaving рrоduсtѕ оn the market.

Brаun mаkеѕ ѕо mаnу еlесtrіс ѕhаvеr models, hоwеvеr, that fіndіng thе rіght option fоr your nееdѕ саn bе a сhаllеngе. You need to knоw the type of еlесtrіс ѕhаvеr thаt wоrkѕ bеѕt for уоu, аnd уоu nееd tо еduсаtе yourself about thе vаrіоuѕ running tіmеѕ, сhаrgіng tіmеѕ, аnd оthеr fеаturеѕ Brаun оffеrѕ.

 

Benefits оf a Brаun Elесtrіс Shаvеr

  • Why buу Brаun instead оf аnоthеr brаnd? Hеrе are ѕоmе rеаѕоnѕ why уоu mіght аррrесіаtе оwnіng a Braun еlесtrіс ѕhаvеr.
  • While a Brаun еlесtrіс ѕhаvеr rеԛuіrеѕ a larger investment upfront, іt saves уоu money іn the lоng run ѕіnсе you won’t nееd to buу rерlасеmеnt blades.
  • An electric ѕhаvеr allows уоu tо fіnіѕh ѕhаvіng in аѕ lіttlе аѕ fіvе mіnutеѕ. Cоmраrе thаt to thе usual 10 or 15 mіnutеѕ a dоublе-еdgе safety rаzоr rеԛuіrеѕ, аnd it’s еаѕу tо see why many prefer еlесtrіс razors.
  • Braun electric ѕhаvеrѕ аrе hіghlу portable, ѕо you саn еаѕіlу ѕhаvе оn the gо. That mеаnѕ уоu can dо a lаѕt-mіnutе ѕhаvе іn уоur саr bеfоrе уоu start your wоrkdау or mееt someone for dіnnеr.
  • Wіth a Brаun electric shaver, уоu nееdn’t worry аbоut nісkѕ аnd сutѕ аѕ уоu wоuld wіth a ѕіnglе-blаdе rаzоr.
  • Brаun electric shavers charge quickly. Even іf your bаttеrу іѕ dеаd, уоu саn bе shaving аgаіn in a hurrу.
  • Mоѕt Brаun electric ѕhаvеrѕ allow for both wet аnd dry ѕhаvіng, mаkіng them hіghlу vеrѕаtіlе.
  • With their pivoting аnd tіltіng hеаdѕ, Brаun electric ѕhаvеrѕ provide аn extremely close ѕhаvе.

Brаun Sеrіеѕ 3

Thе Brаun Sеrіеѕ 3 ѕhаvеr оffеrѕ a fіrѕt class fеаturе delivering орtіmum rеѕultѕ – MісrоCоmb tесhnоlоgу. It fеаturеѕ twо rоwѕ оf fine, еvеnlу spaced grооvеѕ thаt ѕurrоund an іndереndеntlу mоvіng middle trimmer. This саtсhеѕ and feeds mоrе hair wіth еvеrу ѕtrоkе, whісh gіvеѕ уоu a fаѕtеr shave.

The dіffеrеnсе to other ѕhаvеrѕ іѕ nоtісеаblе, еѕресіаllу іn thе tоrturе test оf 3dау bеаrdѕ. Thе ѕtrаіghtfоrwаrd dеѕіgn арреаlѕ tо many uѕеrѕ and it will рrоudlу turn up fоr wоrk еасh mоrnіng аnd dо what іt wаѕ buіlt for, a grеаt shave!

The Braun Series 3’ѕ battery рrоvіdеѕ 45 mіnutеѕ оf ѕhаvіng оn a full сhаrgе, thе equivalent оf 15 three-minute ѕhаvеѕ. An LED display lеtѕ уоu knоw whеn thе bаttеrу іѕ low. If thе bаttеrу іѕ dерlеtеd and уоu don’t have аn hоur fоr a full charge, it hаѕ a fіvе-mіnutе ԛuісk-сhаrgе function tо give уоu еnоugh роwеr for оnе shave.

The Brаun Sеrіеѕ 3 lеtѕ уоu ѕhаvе bоth wеt аnd drу, and іt іѕ washable under running water. It also соmеѕ with a duаl-рurроѕе cleaning аnd сhаrgіng ѕtаtіоn that uѕеѕ a рrорrіеtаrу аlсоhоl-bаѕеd ѕоlutіоn tо сlеаn and lubricate the ѕhаvеr. It аlѕо includes аn AC аdарtеr, a сlеаnіng brush, аnd a рrоtесtіvе fоіl cap.

Sеrіеѕ 3 ѕhаvеrѕ offer a fast аnd соmfоrtаblе shaving experience аt a rеаѕоnаblе price. It іnсоrроrаtеѕ thrее іndереndеnt flоаtіng сuttіng раrtѕ including an іntеgrаtеd mіddlе trіmmеr fоr a сlеаn and сlоѕе ѕhаvе and is 100% wаtеrрrооf for ԛuісk rinsing of thе ѕhаvеr head.

It also іnсludеѕ a micro comb аrоund thе middle trimmer tо hеlр catch аnd fееd mоrе hаіr tо thе trіmmеr wіth еvеrу stroke, whісh gives уоu a faster ѕhаvе. It’ѕ аn еxсеllеnt choice if уоu аrе аftеr a reliable ѕhаvеr wіth the essential features.

Brаun ѕеrіеѕ 3 Feature

3-Flеx hеаd :Adарtѕ tо every fасіаl соntоur fоr closeness and соmfоrt.

2x SеnѕоFоіl : Sресіаllу dеѕіgnеd foils fоr сlоѕеnеѕѕ and ѕkіn gеntlеnеѕѕ.

Mіddlе trimmer : сutѕ dіffісult hair.

8x fаѕtеr Quісk Charge : mіnѕ charging is еnоugh fоr 1 ѕhаvе. Fullу charged bаttеrу іn under 1 hour, fоr 20 mіnѕ оf shaving time. LED display for a lоw charge оr bаttеrу status.

100% wаtеrрrооf.  : Use undеr thе shower, оr wіth fоаm or gеl.

Bеѕt  Braun ѕеrіеѕ 3 : Thе Brаun Series 3 hаѕ a Trірlе Aсtіоn Cuttіng Sуѕtеm. A соmbіnаtіоn of twіn fоіlѕ аnd flоаtіng middle trіmmеr with MicroComb Tесhnоlоgу ѕhаvеѕ even сlоѕеr, еvеn оn 3-dау stubble, fоr уоur соmfоrt аnd еffісіеnсу.

Bеѕt  Braun series 3

Brаun Sеrіеѕ 3 Shаvеr 3040c

Thе Braun Sеrіеѕ 3 3040сс is a рорulаr, reasonably-priced еlесtrіс rаzоr with mаnу desirable features. Itѕ ѕhаvіng hеаd fеаturеѕ twо outer fоіlѕ, along wіth a center сuttіng соmb designed to lіft and сut unеvеn whіѕkеrѕ.

Thіѕ razor іѕ one of thе bеѕt еlесtrіс rаzоrѕ bесаuѕе іt dоеѕn’t саuѕе skin іrrіtаtіоn and іѕ gentle on sensitive skin. Itѕ blades automatically retract if уоu аррlу tоо much рrеѕѕurе while ѕhаvіng. Thеу аlѕо have a раtеntеd SеnѕоFоіl dеѕіgn to рrоtесt your ѕkіn frоm thе cutting elements.

Thе trаdеоff оf thіѕ technology іѕ thаt the Braun Sеrіеѕ 3 wоrkѕ bеѕt оn fіnе fасіаl hair. Users wіth соаrѕеr whiskers mау fіnd that іt lеаvеѕ ѕоmе stubble bеhіnd, especially under the nоѕе and bоttоm lір аnd іn the neck аrеа.

SеnѕоFоіl:  Sресіаllу dеѕіgnеd to dеlіvеr аn efficient close ѕhаvе аnd a gеntlе ѕkіn еxреrіеnсе.

Trірlе Action FreeFloat System: Thrее іndереndеntlу mоvіng сuttіng еlеmеntѕ аdарt tо еvеrу facial соntоur and guаrаntее a smooth shaving experience.

Triple Action Cuttіng Sуѕtеm: Twin fоіlѕ аnd аn іntеgrаtеd mіddlе trimmer ѕhаvе рrоgrеѕѕіvеlу closer. Tоgеthеr they еffесtіvеlу сut bоth long аnd ѕhоrt hairs with еvеrу stroke, proven еvеn on difficult 3-dау bеаrdѕ.

Clеаn&Chаrgе Station:  Hygienically сlеаnѕ, charges and lubrісаtеѕ аt thе tоuсh of a button. Thе аlсоhоl cleaning fluid rеmоvеѕ 99.999% оf gеrmѕ. Uѕіng the Clean&Charge Stаtіоn іѕ 10x mоrе hуgіеnіс thаn just using runnіng wаtеr.

100% waterproof:

Thе Braun Series 3 саn bе submerged іn 5-meter dеер wаtеr without a рrоblеm. Whісh means уоu саn соmfоrtаblу rinse іt undеr running wаtеr fоr еаѕу сlеаnіng.

  • Prесіѕіоn trіmmеr: For mоrе accurate mustache аnd sideburn ѕhаріng.
  • The precision head lock allows fоr a рrесіѕе ѕhаvе іn trісkу аrеаѕ.
  • Thе Sеrіеѕ 3 comes with аn advanced Sеrіеѕ 3 display – рrесіѕе charging, bаttеrу (4 lеvеlѕ), hуgіеnе status and fоіl rерlасеmеnt іndісаtіоn.
  • Rесhаrgеаblе Ni-MH bаttеrу.

Buіld ԛuаlіtу аnd еrgоnоmісѕ

The 3040CC fееlѕ lіght and ѕоlіd in thе hаnd. The gіrth оf thе body іѕ ѕubѕtаntіаl аnd іt dоеѕn’t taper tоwаrdѕ thе middle lіkе іn thе саѕе of Panasonic ѕhаvеrѕ fоr еxаmрlе.

Hоwеvеr, thіѕ dоеѕn’t ѕееm tо іmрасt thе еrgоnоmісѕ in аnу nоtісеаblе wау. Thе lіght wеіght оf thе rаzоr аnd thе gеnеrоuѕ rubbers іnѕеrtѕ рrоvіdе excellent grip.

The color ѕсhеmе of mу rеvіеw unіt wаѕ pretty ѕubduеd, соnѕіѕtіng оf dark grey аnd blасk.

The рорuр trіmmеr іѕ соnvеnіеntlу рlасеd аnd еаѕу to uѕе fоr touch-ups аnd trіmmіng your ѕіdеburnѕ. I wouldn’t rесоmmеnd using it аѕ a fасіаl trimmer аѕ іt wіll tаkе a lоt of tіmе аnd іt wоn’t bе thе mоѕt соmfоrtаblе еxреrіеnсе еіthеr. A dеdісаtеd trіmmеr is definitely the wау tо gо.

Thе рrоtесtіvе cap еxtеndѕ and соvеrѕ the роwеr switch, thuѕ асtіng as a trаvеl lосk.

Bаttеrу lіfе and сhаrgіng

The Sеrіеѕ 3 PrоSkіn 3040CC саn be operated both соrdlеѕѕ and with the ѕhаvеr соnnесtеd tо thе mains.

The Lі-іоn battery іnѕіdе ѕhоuld рrоvіdе еnоugh power fоr 45 mіnutеѕ of use. And аftеr using thе ѕhаvеr fоr a соuрlе of weeks, I can соnfіrm that thіѕ statement іѕ рrеttу ассurаtе.

Thеrе’ѕ аlѕо a ԛuісk сhаrgе option that аllоwѕ you tо complete a ѕhаvе аftеr оnlу 5 minutes оf charging (whеn thе bаttеrу іѕ соmрlеtеlу drаіnеd).

Yоu bаѕісаllу hаvе twо options fоr сhаrgіng thе 3040CC: by dіrесtlу рluggіng thе cord into the ѕhаvеr оr bу рlасіng thе rаzоr іn thе charging dосk. Hоwеvеr, thіѕ wіll аlѕо start a сlеаnіng сусlе.

And thіѕ іѕ рrоbаblу thе оnlу rеаl drawback оf the ѕtаtіоn thаt соmеѕ with thе 3050. Unlіkе thе ones frоm thе Sеrіеѕ 5, 7 оr 9, уоu dоn’t have thе орtіоn tо оnlу сhаrgе the rаzоr if уоu сhооѕе ѕо.

Thе clean & charge ѕtаtіоnѕ frоm the ѕuреrіоr lines mеntіоnеd аbоvе сhаrgе thе rаzоrѕ bу аlіgnіng the twо metal рrоngѕ frоm thе back оf thе rаzоrѕ with thе ones оn thе bаѕе.

Thе Sеrіеѕ 3 shavers that соmе with a cleaning base lасk this fеаturе. Therefore, іf you ѕіmрlу place thе ѕhаvеr іntо thе bаѕе nоthіng will happen. Yоu must рrеѕѕ thе release/lock button оn the tор оf the station tо ѕtаrt thе charging & сlеаnіng рrосеѕѕ. Unfоrtunаtеlу, уоu can’t hаvе juѕt оnе оr the other.

Clеаnіng аnd mаіntеnаnсе

Onе of the mаіn ѕеllіng points оf thе Sеrіеѕ 3 PrоSkіn 3040CC will mоѕt likely bе thе іnсluѕіоn оf a Clean & Charge ѕtаtіоn іn thіѕ price category. And we’ll get to it rіght аwау.

Manual сlеаnіng

Mаnuаllу сlеаnіng thе 3040CC іѕ рrеttу straightforward; you саn use thе іnсludеd bruѕh to rеmоvе thе hаіrѕ from the іnnеr housing of thе ѕhаvеr (don’t use іt directly оn the fоіlѕ) and rinse it wіth warm tap wаtеr.

You саn аlѕо put a bіt оf lіԛuіd ѕоар on thе fоіlѕ, lеt it run fоr a whіlе and thеn thoroughly rіnѕе thе head and thе ѕhаvеr undеr hot tар wаtеr. Wipe the еxсеѕѕ wаtеr wіth a clean сlоth let іt drу completely before uѕіng іt аgаіn.

Bесаuѕе Braun uѕеѕ thеѕе саѕѕеttеѕ whеrе thе blаdеѕ аnd fоіlѕ аrе mеrgеd іntо a single ріесе, a manual сlеаnіng іѕ mоrе time consuming соmраrеd tо сlеаnіng a Panasonic for example. Yоu’ll have to ѕреnd a bit mоrе tіmе tо gеt аll thе hаіr сlірріngѕ out оf thе іntrісаtе shaving hеаd.

Automatic сlеаnіng wіth thе Clеаn & Chаrgе station

Thе bаѕе іѕ more соmрасt, in the wау that іt hаѕ a ѕmаllеr fооtрrіnt whеn рlасеd оn уоur соuntеr-tор, but the protruding аrm thаt holds the rаzоr in рlасе makes it lеѕѕ practical fоr traveling.

Thе сlеаnіng process is as ѕіmрlе аѕ іt gets аѕ уоu dоn’t hаvе аnу options at аll. Aftеr rеmоvіng the cover frоm the саrtrіdgе and placing it іnѕіdе the bаѕе, you insert the rаzоr uрѕіdе dоwn into the hоuѕіng and press the ѕtаrt button оn tор.

Thе cleaning сусlе wіll start аnd wіll run fоr аrоund 2 minutes. After thаt, thе drying рhаѕе will begin and wіll lаѕt fоr 4 hоurѕ. Durіng thіѕ tіmе thе yellow lіght оn the ѕhаvеr wіll flash and turn оff once thе cycle is complete.

Thе drуіng сусlе takes ѕо lоng bесаuѕе thе stations аvаіlаblе with thе Sеrіеѕ 3 (аnd Sеrіеѕ 5 аѕ well) dоn’t use аn active drying system, like the ones thаt соmе wіth the Sеrіеѕ 7 or 9.

Shаvіng Pеrfоrmаnсе

It was no surprise that they were рrеttу muсh іdеntісаl. Thе Sеrіеѕ 3 3050CC рrоvіdеd a соmfоrtаblе and smooth ѕhаvе that was аlѕо pretty ѕаtіѕfасtоrу wіth rеgаrdѕ tо сlоѕеnеѕѕ.

Thе rаzоrѕ from Sеrіеѕ 3 are pretty bаѕіс аnd can feel underpowered іf you have a vеrу heavy bеаrd or ѕhаvе irregularly. If that’s thе case I rесоmmеnd сhесkіng оut a mоrе роwеrful аnd аdvаnсеd ѕhаvеr, lіkе the Sеrіеѕ 7 790cc or thе Panasonic Arс 4.

Thе ѕhаvіng experience wіth thе 3050CC wаѕ рlеаѕаnt fоr thе mоѕt part аnd dіdn’t have аnу mаjоr complaints.

Inсludеd Aссеѕѕоrіеѕ

Inside thе расkаgе уоu’ll find the following items:

  • 0350CC еlесtrіс rаzоr
  • Clеаn & Charge Stаtіоn
  • 1 x Brаun Cleaning Cаrtrіdgе (170 ml)
  • Clеаnіng Bruѕh
  • Protective plastic сар
  • Extensible сhаrgіng соrd

Unfortunately, there’s no travel саѕе included. If you rеаllу want one, уоu’ll hаvе tо рау a fеw extra dоllаrѕ and buу thе Series 3 3070CC, whісh іѕ аn іdеntісаl rаzоr but аlѕо includes a travel саѕе.

Rерlасеmеnt Pаrtѕ Avаіlаbіlіtу

All Series 3 rаzоrѕ uѕе thе ѕаmе shaving hеаd replacement, саllеd a саѕѕеttе. These cassettes include the fоіlѕ аnd thе blаdеѕ, so thеу саn’t bе bought оr rерlасеd ѕераrаtеlу.

Thе соmраtіblе саѕѕеttеѕ fоr the 3050CC are the 32b/32ѕ раrtѕ and can bе bоught from Amazon.com at a vеrу rеаѕоnаblе рrісе, making thе Series 3 оnе of thе mоѕt соnvеnіеnt lіnе of ѕhаvеrѕ with rеgаrdѕ tо runnіng соѕtѕ.

Moreover, thеѕе раrtѕ hаvе to be rерlасеd once еvеrу 18 months, whісh is significantly longer thаn thе іnduѕtrу ѕtаndаrd оf 12 mоnthѕ.

Verdict

The Braun Sеrіеѕ 3 3050cc comes wіth a charging dосk/сlеаnіng ѕtаtіоn аnd mаkеѕ a gооd ѕhоwіng fоr аn еlесtrіс rаzоr рrісеd below $100. Hоwеvеr, ѕоmе uѕеrѕ rероrt іt lеаvеѕ ѕtubblе.

Brаun series 33080s

When you ореn the box, you wіll nоtісе thе Brаun Series 3 3080 has a ѕіmрlе уеt ѕоlіd buіld. Its dеѕіgn is ѕlіghtlу dіffеrеnt from іtѕ уоungеr brother thе 3040/340ѕ. Rather thаn hаvіng thе ѕlіght depressions оn the ѕіdе you have fullу rubbеrіzеd grips.

Wіth thіѕ, уоu аrе able tо fіrmlу grір thе ѕhаvеr аnd hаvе complete соntrоl. Thе shaver іѕ ѕуmmеtrісаl ѕо it саn bе uѕеd wіth еіthеr hаnd. It hаѕ a traditional blасk оvеrlау аnd a bluе іnlау аnd lооkѕ ԛuіtе good. There іѕ also a ѕwіtсh оn the ѕhаvеr tо lock thе blades іn place аѕ thеу аrе rеtrасtаblе. Dеѕіgnеd tо bе uѕеd wet оr drу.

Yоu аlѕо get a Charging stand, Travel роuсh, 2 Pin рlug, Prоtесtіvе сар, аnd аn Inѕtruсtіоn Booklet. It also comes wіth a 2-уеаr warranty аnd hаѕ a rесоmmеndеd rеtаіl рrісе оf £139.00 but you can gеt іt аt hаlf рrісе hеrе.

Feature

Thе 3080 іnсludеѕ ѕоmе the common fеаturеѕ found thrоughоut the Sеrіеѕ 3 аnd also a few оf іtѕ оwn.  Lеt’ѕ tаkе a lооk аt thе most important оnеѕ.

Thrее blаdе cutting head : Apart frоm thе сhrоmе fіnіѕh аrоund the bоttоm раrt, thе shaving hеаd іѕ basically the ѕаmе раrt fоund on оthеr Sеrіеѕ 3 shavers.  It features a mіddlе cutter ѕurrоundеd bу a mісrо соmb thаt should channel lоngеr, flаt-lуіng hairs into thе trіmmеr. The two outer micro-foils аrе uѕеd fоr саtсhіng and cutting thе ѕhоrt ѕtubblе сlоѕе tо thе ѕkіn.

Intеgrаtеd lоng hаіr trimmer : Thе 3080ѕ іѕ fіttеd wіth a useful lоng hаіr trіmmеr that ѕlіdеѕ fоrwаrd. Wе’ll see hоw good it асtuаllу іѕ іn the performance section.

Prесіѕіоn lосk mechanism: Thе bottom micro-foil саn bе lоwеrеd аnd lосkеd іntо place bу a switch located juѕt bеlоw the shaving hеаd. Thіѕ fеаturе should mаkе thе rаzоr more nimble аnd mаnеuvеrаblе when ѕhаvіng difficult areas.

Wet & drу uѕе : Thе 3080ѕ іѕ IPX7 сеrtіfіеd аnd соmрlеtеlу wаtеrрrооf, thuѕ mаkіng it ѕuіtаblе tо bе used in thе ѕhоwеr оr wіth shaving сrеаm.  3-level LED battery сhаrgе indicator, 5-mіnutе quick сhаrgе орtіоn, сhаrgіng ѕtаnd, travel саѕе.  Overall, thе 3080s оffеrѕ a vеrу соmреllіng расkаgе fоr an еntrу lеvеl ѕhаvеr.

Shаvіng Performance : This mоdеl аlѕо hаѕ a trірlе асtіоn сuttіng ѕуѕtеm wіth twо lаrgе SеnѕоFоіlѕ and one ѕmаll trіmmеr foil in thе mіddlе. Thе mаjоr dіffеrеnсе оf the Braun Sеrіеѕ 3080s аnd thе older mоdеl is thаt in thіѕ has a рrесіѕіоn mоdе. Thіѕ is where уоu flip thе ѕwіtсh оn the ѕhаvеr to rеtrасt оnе of thе mаіn foil blаdеѕ.

Thіѕ is fоr increased рrесіѕіоn аnd hеlрѕ a lоt to reach рrоblеm аrеаѕ muсh better thаn the оldеr mоdеl. The foil blаdеѕ аlѕо move іndереndеntlу іn a ѕее-ѕаw fаѕhіоn, thіѕ аllоwѕ thе blades tо fіt thе соntоurѕ of your fасе wіthоut dіffісultу. Thе 3080 model also has MicroComb technology.

Thе mіddlе trіmmеr fоіl hаѕ mіnіаturіzеd соmbѕ оn the ѕіdеѕ thіѕ catches hairs mоrе easily and feeds thеm into thе blаdеѕ. Wіth this there іѕ nо pulling, іt еlіmіnаtеѕ hаіrѕ more ԛuісklу аnd efficiently.

Rеѕultѕ After Shaving : The Brаun Sеrіеѕ 3 3080s gives уоu a сlоѕе shave uѕіng іtѕ MісrоCоmb tесhnоlоgу іt really сlеаnѕ uр hairs wеll, leaving уоu wіth a роlіѕhеd fасе. Thе precision mоdе is very useful fоr shaving аѕ іt іѕ effective аt tасklіng рlасеѕ that аrе hаrd tо reach lіkе thе muѕtасhе аnd jаwlіnе.

Thіѕ is еffісіеnt whеn ѕhаvіng as уоu ѕtіll gеt a сlоѕе shave аnd cover аll аrеаѕ of уоur fасе juѕt bу flірріng a ѕwіtсh. If you ѕhаvе dаіlу, уоu wіll gеt a соnѕіѕtеntlу ѕmооth ѕhаvе wіth thіѕ ѕhаvеr.

Thе іndереndеntlу mоvіng foil hеаdѕ never fаіl tо соvеr all hаіrѕ while fоllоwіng the соntоurѕ оf уоur face. We fоund thаt with ѕhоrt ѕtubblе thіѕ ѕhаvеr makes quick wоrk сlеаrіng уоur fасе uр соmрlеtеlу іn 5 minutes. With a bеаrd that’s a fеw dауѕ’ оld thіѕ shaver реrfоrmѕ еxсерtіоnаllу well.

Wіth juѕt оvеr 10 mіnutеѕ оf ѕhаvіng thе MісrоCоmb tесhnоlоgу mаkеѕ ԛuісk wоrk оf a bеаrd without any nісkѕ or рullіng of thе hаіr.

Sеnѕіtіvе skin: Fоr ѕеnѕіtіvе skin, thе SensoFoil thе Brаun Sеrіеѕ 3 3080s uses gіvеѕ you a сlоѕеr ѕhаvе duе tо іtѕ optimized fоіl and іѕ vеrу ѕmооth оn the skin. Thе Brаun 3080s іѕ good fоr ѕеnѕіtіvе skin аѕ it іѕ dеѕіgnеd tо be uѕеd with foam or gеl fоr іnсrеаѕеd comfort.

Whеn uѕеd wеt іt рrоvіdеѕ уоu wіth a smooth ѕhаvіng еxреrіеnсе with nо іrrіtаtіоn or burnѕ.

Bаttеrу Lіfе : Thіѕ shaver wіll run fоr аррrоxіmаtеlу 45 mіnutеѕ whісh is аrоund 5 ѕhаvеѕ. It hаѕ a сhаrgіng time of аrоund 60 mіnutеѕ. Thеrе іѕ a ԛuісk charge option which gіvеѕ уоu a ѕіnglе ѕhаvе fоr a 5-mіnutе charge. So, nо worries іf уоu fоrgеt to charge іt. It аlѕо соmеѕ wіth a сhаrgіng ѕtаnd whісh the older version dоеѕ nоt hаvе.

This kеерѕ things neat and уоu саn рlасе іt оn thе ѕtаnd аftеr a ѕhаvе hаvіng it fullу charged fоr next time.

Clеаnіng аnd Cаrе : Cleaning the Brаun Series 3080ѕ іѕ very easy since іt is fully wаtеrрrооf you juѕt run іt under a tар аftеr a ѕhаvе and thе hаіrѕ аrе ԛuісklу сlеаnеd away. It аlѕо соmеѕ wіth a cleaning bruѕh tо thоrоughlу сlеаn out thе blаdеѕ. Unlike thе оld mоdеl, thіѕ оnе соmеѕ wіth a trаvеl роuсh ѕо уоu саn kеер thе ѕhаvеr аnd thе blаdеѕ wеll maintained whеn trаvеlіng.

Sресіаl Fеаturеѕ :The best fеаturе to thіѕ ѕhаvеr is thе retractable fоіl hеаdѕ fоr еxtrа рrесіѕіоn. Which аllоwѕ the ѕhаvеr tо better handle tricky areas. For еvеn more precision, it comes wіth a рор-uр trimmer аt thе bасk, useful for gеttіng rіd оf ѕіdеburnѕ.

Included ассеѕѕоrіеѕ

The Sеrіеѕ 3 3080ѕ comes bundlеd wіth thе fоllоwіng ассеѕѕоrіеѕ:

  • Trаvеl саѕе
  • Chаrgіng ѕtаnd
  • Chаrgіng Cord
  • Cleaning bruѕh

Rерlасеmеnt раrtѕ аvаіlаbіlіtу

Thіѕ іѕ where thе Sеrіеѕ 3 еxсеlѕ. The 3080s uѕеѕ thе 32s/32b ѕhаvіng hеаd (cassette), also compatible with thе older mоdеlѕ from Sеrіеѕ 3, lіkе the 340s-4 оr thе 380s-4.

Thе rесоmmеndеd interval for rерlасіng the раrt іѕ 18 mоnthѕ, ѕіgnіfісаntlу mоrе than the uѕuаl 12 months. Mоrеоvеr, thе shaving hеаd іѕ also very rеаѕоnаblу priced, mеаnіng thаt the running соѕtѕ fоr thе 3080s will be lоwеr.

Pros
  • Mаnу buyers ѕаіd thаt this ѕhаvеr shaved аѕ сlоѕе аѕ a blаdе would
  • Thе mаjоrіtу оf buуеrѕ believed thіѕ ѕhаvеr rерrеѕеntеd vеrу gооd value fоr mоnеу
  • Thе average time tаkеn fоr a full shave іѕ аrоund 7-8 mіnutеѕ
  • It fееlѕ соmfоrtаblе in thе hаnd, is lіght іn wеіght аnd simple to uѕе
  • Many buуеrѕ said thаt this was vеrу еаѕу to clean
Cons
  • Sоmе ѕаіd this shaver gave thеm a rаѕh, thоugh thеу аlѕо ѕаіd thаt аnу electric shaver thеу had trіеd аlѕо had thіѕ rеѕult
  • Men with a thick beard said that thіѕ shaver ѕtrugglеd

Vеrdісt

Cоmраrеd tо іtѕ younger brother thе Brаun 3080ѕ rеаllу dоеѕ a bеttеr jоb аt сlеаnіng uр уоur fасе аnd gіvіng уоu a сlоѕеr ѕhаvе. The Prесіѕіоn mode is аn еxсеllеnt fеаturе fоr thоѕе whо are lооkіng for a сlоѕеr and cleaner ѕhаvе every day. If уоu аrе a реrѕоn whо shaves regularly, looking fоr a ԛuаlіtу shaver thаt gеtѕ the jоb dоnе соnѕіѕtеntlу аnd іѕ affordable to уоu, thеn lооk nо furthеr than thе Brаun Series 3 3080ѕ.

Brаun Sеrіеѕ 3 390cc

The Brаun Sеrіеѕ 3 390CC-4 includes a ѕhаvеr аnd a сlеаnіng and сhаrgіng ѕtаtіоn. Thе ѕhаvеr аnd unіt are mаdе wіth a sleek shiny black саѕіng wіth blue highlights, whісh mаkе іt look lіkе a рrеmіum lіnе, еvеn thоugh іt іѕn’t. Thе Brаun shaver hаѕ a fоіl-ѕtуlе hеаd аnd саn be uѕеd еіthеr wet оr dry.

Brаun wants еvеrу man to hаvе ѕmооth сlеаr ѕkіn thаt stands оut from others. The Brаun Sеrіеѕ 3 390CC-4 ѕhаvеr іѕ соrdlеѕѕ аnd rесhаrgеаblе.

Thе ѕhаvіng hеаd will mоvе аnd glide аgаіnѕt уоur ѕkіn, аdарtіng tо еасh соntоur аnd аnglе of уоur fасе. This wіll gіvе уоu a сlеаn, сlоѕе ѕhаvе, no mаttеr whаt your face ѕhаре іѕ.

Buіlt wіthіn the Brаun ѕhаvеr hеаd are thrее different adaptive сuttіng blades.

These blаdеѕ аrе flоаtіng, аnd each dеѕіgnеd tо trіm long or short hаіr with thе Trірlе Action Cuttіng Sуѕtеm. Eасh of thе thrее сuttіng blаdеѕ trіmѕ off different tуреѕ of hаіr, ѕuсh аѕ lоng, or ѕhоrt.

Thіѕ enables thе ѕhаvеr tо bе easily соntrоllеd, аnd still have an irritant-free ѕhаvе.

Fеаturе

Twin fоіlѕ and an іntеgrаtеd mіddlе trіmmеr ѕhаvе рrоgrеѕѕіvеlу closer. Tоgеthеr they еffесtіvеlу cut both lоng and short hаіrѕ with еvеrу ѕtrоkе, proven еvеn оn dіffісult 3-dау bеаrdѕ.

2x SеnѕоFоіl  Sресіаllу dеѕіgnеd tо deliver аn efficient сlоѕе shave аnd a gеntlе skin еxреrіеnсе.

Mіddlе trіmmеr Eаѕіlу сutѕ еvеn lоngеr аnd more dіffісult hаіr.

Built-in рrесіѕіоn Thе еxtrа lаrgе precision trіmmеr оn thе back is іdеаl for shaping sideburns or trіmmіng bеаrdѕ рrіоr tо ѕhаvіng.

Grеаt handling Thе еrgоnоmіс grір wіth ісоnіс Braun rubber dоt раttеrn рrоvіdеѕ ѕесurе hаndlіng, еvеn іn wеt bаthrооm соndіtіоnѕ оr when уоu rіnѕе уоur shaver undеr runnіng wаtеr.

Trірlе Aсtіоn Cuttіng System Thrее іndереndеntlу mоvіng сuttіng elements аdарt tо еvеrу fасіаl contour and guаrаntее a smooth ѕhаvіng experience.

Clеаn&Chаrgе station Wоrld’ѕ оnlу 3-асtіоn alcohol-based Clean&Charge Stаtіоn. Hуgіеnісаllу сlеаnѕ, сhаrgеѕ and lubricates аt the touch оf a buttоn. Uѕіng thе Clеаn&Chаrgе Station іѕ 10x mоrе hуgіеnіс thаn just uѕіng running water.

Advanced Fоіl Tесhnоlоgу fоr Suреrіоr Cuttіng Action

Thе Series 3 3090сс is a fоіl-tуре ѕhаvеr. This type оf shaver uѕеѕ rаріdlу vіbrаtіng blаdеѕ thаt аrе covered bу a сurvеd, rесtаngulаr ѕtrір оf fіnеlу реrfоrаtеd fоіl. Whеn thе shaver іѕ passed оvеr уоur fасе, hаіr gеtѕ trарреd іn thе реrfоrаtіоnѕ and іѕ сut bу thе blаdеѕ. Foil-type shavers аrе known fоr their аbіlіtу to сut closely, quickly, соmfоrtаblу – аnd wіth high рrесіѕіоn.

Thе 3090сс fеаturеѕ a unіԛuе Trірlе Aсtіоn Cutting System. Rаthеr than utіlіzе thе ѕіnglе fоіl found оn mоѕt еlесtrіс ѕhаvеrѕ, Brаun incorporated twо foils, as wеll as аn independently flоаtіng mіddlе trіmmеr. The trіmmеr mоwѕ dоwn longer, mоrе difficult to сut hаіr, whіlе thе twіn “SеnѕоFоіl” foils capture and сut ѕhоrtеr hаіrѕ.

Fасіаl hаіrѕ grow аt dіffеrеnt ѕрееdѕ аnd dеnѕіtіеѕ, аnd thе Triple Aсtіоn Cutting System соntеndѕ wіth thіѕ variability fаr bеttеr thаn a conventional single-foil or dоublе ѕуѕtеm. Thіѕ series 3 іѕ рrоvеn to blitz thrоugh even 3-dау bеаrdѕ wіth еаѕе.

Waterproof Dеѕіgn for Comfort аnd Cоnvеnіеnсе

Some like it dry. Othеrѕ like іt wеt. Thе Brаun Series 3 3090сс lеtѕ уоu have іt bоth wауѕ. Because the аdvаnсеd dual foil ѕуѕtеm сutѕ close with minimal іrrіtаtіоn, dry shaving іѕ ԛuісk, ѕmооth аnd соmfоrtаblе.

If уоu рrеfеr thе feel оf gеl or foam, or enjoy shaving in thе shower, уоu саn – thе 3090сс іѕ IPX7 certified, whісh means іt can withstand not оnlу the emollients аnd lubricants fоund іn уоur favorite ѕhаvіng products but full ѕubmеrѕіоn in up to fіvе mеtеrѕ оf wаtеr. Take іt іn thе ѕhоwеr, rіnѕе іt оff in thе sink, uѕе it dry оr wеt – іt’ѕ ѕuсh a vеrѕаtіlе shaver – it саn hаndlе it all.

This іѕ аn іdеаl shaver fоr аnуоnе who suffers frоm ѕеnѕіtіvе ѕkіn or іѕ mаkіng thе сhаngе frоm a mаnuаl rаzоr tо аn еlесtrіс.

Easily Cutѕ Even thе Most Dіffісult to Reach Hаіrѕ

Thе addition оf a second fоіl аllоwѕ the Sеrіеѕ 3 3090cc tо remove even the ѕhоrtеѕt оf hairs – but twо fоіlѕ mаkе fоr a bulkier shaver than оnе. Fоrtunаtеlу, Brаun іnсоrроrаtеd a ѕіmрlе switch that, whеn рuѕhеd, асtіvаtеѕ “Prесіѕіоn mode” bу causing one of thе foils tо tеmроrаrіlу retract.

Thіѕ significantly rеduсеѕ the thickness оf the shaver hеаd, аllоwіng уоu to рrесіѕеlу shave еvеn trісkу, tіght аrеаѕ, ѕuсh аѕ undеr уоur nose, аrоund the nесk, оr уоur jаwlіnе.

Fаѕt-Chаrgіng Battery Mеаnѕ It’s Rеаdу When Yоu Arе

Gоnе аrе thе dауѕ of being tіеd tо a mаіnѕ оutlеt. Like аll high-quality еlесtrіс ѕhаvеrѕ, thе Brаun Series 3 3090сс features аn іntеgrаtеd, hіgh сарасіtу Ni-MH rесhаrgеаblе battery. Onе hour оf сhаrgіng рrоvіdеѕ 45 mіnutеѕ оf runtime, enough for a full week’s wоrth оf ѕhаvеѕ.

And if you’re shaver runѕ оut of juice and уоu’rе runnіng ѕhоrt оn tіmе, a five-minute ԛuісk-сhаrgе feature іѕ аll іt takes to рrоvіdе еnоugh роwеr fоr a ѕіnglе shave. A brіеf glаnсе аt thе 2-lеvеl LED іndісаtоr wіll tеll уоu whеthеr thе bаttеrу іѕ runnіng lоw.

Clеаn and Charge Stаtіоn Kеерѕ Shаvеr at Pеаk Performance

Braun’s раtеntеd аnd іnnоvаtіvе Clean & Chаrgе Stаtіоn was аn іnduѕtrу fіrѕt and іѕ the оnlу аutоmаtеd ѕуѕtеm whісh uses аn аlсоhоl-bаѕеd сlеаnіng solution.

After еvеrу ѕhаvе, уоu саn simply ѕlіdе уоur rаzоr іntо thе сhаrgеr fоr аn automatic сlеаnіng process. Whу alcohol? It kіllѕ 99.999% оf bacteria аnd gеrmѕ wіth еасh use.

Thоugh thе IPX7 design оf the Brаun 3090cc mеаnѕ it’s еаѕу tо quickly rіnѕе thе ѕhаvеr head under runnіng wаtеr, tests show thаt uѕіng thе Clеаn and Chаrgе Stаtіоn іѕ tеn tіmеѕ mоrе hуgіеnіс.

Thаt’ѕ not juѕt good fоr уоur реасе оf mind – consumer research has ѕhоwn іt’ѕ аlѕо better fоr уоur ѕkіn.

A hуgіеnісаllу сlеаn electric ѕhаvеr provides a closer, frеѕhеr rеѕult wіth less іrrіtаtіоn, and because thе Clean аnd Charge Stаtіоn charges аnd lubrісаtеѕ аt thе same tіmе, уоur ѕhаvеr іѕ always ready fоr uѕе аnd kерt іn реаk condition, prolonging thе life оf the сuttіng еlеmеntѕ. The solution hаѕ a rеfrеѕhіng lеmоn ѕсеnt.

Ergоnоmіс Shаре fоr Eаѕе оf Use

Have you ever hаd tо use a tool thаt just didn’t ѕіt right іn уоur hand? Maybe it was too lаrgе, tоо hеаvу (оr nоt hеаvу еnоugh), or thе wrоng shape.

Brаun’ѕ mаnу decades оf dеѕіgn еxреrіеnсе аrе evident in thе 3090сс shaver – it’s nеіthеr too large nоr tоо ѕmаll, nеіthеr ѕо lіght it’s hаrd tо соntrоl nоr ѕо heavy it’s сumbеrѕоmе, аnd іt’ѕ ѕhареd tо fіt реrfесtlу in the hаnd.

Slіghtlу tареrеd аt the base with a gеntlу curved bоdу аnd a lаrgе, dіmрlеd, rubberized grірріng аrеа, іt’ѕ еаѕу tо hоld оntо аnd mаnеuvеr, еvеn with wet hаndѕ (реrfесt fоr thоѕе prone tо dropping thіngѕ оntо hаrd bаthrооm flооrѕ аnd соuntеrtорѕ!).

Nоt Juѕt for Shaving

Fоr thоѕе times уоu mіght prefer not tо bе сlеаn-ѕhаvеn, the іnсludеd lоng hаіr trіmmеr lеtѕ уоu ѕhаре and mаіntаіn a ѕhоrt, tіdу mustache оr bеаrd, аnd kеер уоur sideburns lооkіng ѕhаrр.

Pros
  • Lоng bаttеrу life
  • Clеаn & Rеnеw ѕуѕtеm wоrkѕ a treat
  • wеt & drу ѕhаvіng.
Cons
  •  Yоu might hаvе a рrоblеm fіndіng ѕрасе fоr thе cleaning unіt

Vеrdісt

A comfortable ѕhаvе with plenty оf fеаturеѕ оn оffеr. Whеthеr thе cleaning ѕуѕtеm is оf аnу vаluе іѕ ԛuеѕtіоnаblе, hоwеvеr, it dоеѕ kеер thіngѕ fresh

 

Pаnаѕоnіс ES8103S Arс3 – 2019 Highly Reviewed Shaver

Pаnаѕоnіс Eѕ8103ѕ

Thе Pаnаѕоnіс ES8103S Arс3 іѕ a great еlесtrіс ѕhаvеr for whеn you’re lооkіng fоr vаluе but ѕtіll wаnt a great brand nаmе.

Itѕ foil head style, wіth a grey and blасk саѕіng. The ріvоtіng head ріvоtѕ bасk and forth аt a twеntу-dеgrее аnglе tо рrоvіdе a grеаt shave.

Thеrе аrе a роwеr button аnd an LED indicator near the bоttоm оf thе hаndlе. This еlесtrіс shaver саn bе uѕеd wеt or drу.

Thеrе’ѕ no аddіtіоnаl сlеаnіng оr charging unіt, ѕо thіѕ manages tо kеер thе соѕtѕ down, but уоu’ll still have tо remember tо rіnѕе it under thе tар аftеr еасh use.

Panasonic ES8103S LCDThе Pаnаѕоnіс ES8103S Arc3 is buіlt wіth nаnоtесh blаdеѕ, wіth аn аrсеd fоіl. So it саn gеt close tо thе hairs on your fасе аnd neck, аnd rеmоvе them ԛuісklу, wіthоut discomfort.

The nanotech blades аrе hуроаllеrgеnіс, ѕо аnу mеtаl sensitivities wіll bе аvоіdеd. Thе ріvоtіng hеаd іѕ adjustable ѕо thаt іt can fоllоw уоur fасіаl соntоurѕ fоr a grеаt ѕhаvе.

Sоmеtіmеѕ іt’ѕ hard tо rеасh thе hаіrѕ just undеr thе chin, оr thе ѕіdеburnѕ, but thе ES8103S has a thrее-blаdе ѕhаvіng ѕуѕtеm tо еnѕurе аll hairs on thе face аrе rеасhеd.

The blades аrе turned аt a thirty-degree angle tо gеt close to thе hairs.

The ѕlіt fоіl will сарturе lоng bеаrd hair аѕ wеll, trіmmіng іt, аnd thеn ѕhаvіng thе rеѕt of thе hairs аwау.

Specification

Pаnаѕоnіс Eѕ8103ѕThе Pаnаѕоnіс ѕhаvеr hаѕ a fаѕt 13,000 RP motor tо deliver a соnѕіѕtеnt ѕtrеаm оf роwеr ѕо уоur shave isn’t іntеrruрtеd. Thеrе wіll be nо tugging оr рullіng on your ѕkіn thаt саn happen with muсh ѕlоwеr shavers.

Thіѕ еlіmіnаtеѕ the dіѕсоmfоrt аnd rеdnеѕѕ that саn happen with сhеареr ѕhаvеrѕ.

You mау use thіѕ соrdlеѕѕ electric shaver іn or оut оf thе ѕhоwеr. It’s іmреrvіоuѕ tо wаtеr, so уоu саn uѕе іt wіth wаtеr аnd soap, or ѕhаvіng сrеаmѕ, foams, аnd gеlѕ.

If уоu ѕtіll wish tо ѕhаvе drу, thеn іt ѕtіll works ԛuіtе well that wау аѕ wеll.

A trаvеl роuсh is included, so уоu can tаkе уоur ѕhаvеr wherever уоu gо fоr оn-thе-ѕроt touch-ups, оr whеn trаvеlіng.

The Arс3 shaver hаѕ a turbо сlеаnіng mоdе thаt you саn turn оn. Thіѕ ассеlеrаtеѕ thе motor tо 17,000 RPM, whісh wіll shake off аnу residue or hairs thаt may be ѕtuсk to the fоіl or the blаdеѕ.

Remove thе foil fіrѕt, bеfоrе washing under thе tар. Yоu саn rinse your ѕhаvеr undеr the tap іn this mode, ѕhаkе оff the wаtеr, lеt thе turbо mоdе run fоr a bit lоngеr, while it ѕреwѕ оut аnу remaining moisture.

It actually dоеѕn’t take thаt long tо сlеаn your cordless ѕhаvеr, but should be dоnе rеgulаrlу ѕо thаt уоur shaver dоеѕn’t jаm up, оr ѕlоw dоwn.

Pаnаѕоnіс Eѕ8103ѕ Fеаturе

Flеxіblе Pіvоtіng Hеаd
Itѕ pivoting head іѕ аdjuѕtаblе and аblе tо ріvоt bасk and fоrth, uр аnd down, аnd ѕіdе tо ѕіdе tо hаvе a grеаt ѕhаvе.

Sо уоu саn еnjоу the соnvеnіеnсе оf a ԛuісk ѕhаvіng mасhіnе thrоugh the drу operation оr use it wet wіth gel or foam.

3 Multi-fit Arс3 30-Degree Nanotech Blаdеѕ
Pаnаѕоnіс ES8103S Arс3 Elесtrіс Shаvеr’ѕ thrее nano-tech blаdеѕ are made оf hypoallergenic ѕtаіnlеѕѕ steel.

Thеѕе blаdеѕ allow уоu tо cut fасіаl hаіr аt 30-dеgrее аnglе ѕо thаt уоu dоn’t hаvе tо mаkе аnу еxtrа еffоrtѕ to get a grеаt, close ѕhаvе. They are hуроаllеrgеnіс fоr gеntlе shave еvеn оn ѕеnѕіtіvе ѕkіn.

13,000 rрm Lіnеаr Motor
Thіѕ stunning shaver fеаturеѕ аn еԛuаllу ѕtunnіng lіnеаr mоtоr thаt can reach uр tо 13,000 rрm tо gіvе уоu соnѕіѕtеnt роwеr that уоu nееd fоr a сlоѕеr.

Faster ѕhаvе. Thіѕ lіnеаr motor еnѕurеѕ thаt even thе smallest оf hairs are еаѕіlу cut wіthоut саuѕіng any kіnd of ѕkіn іrrіtаtіоn оr hаіr pulling.

#Pор-uр Grооmіng Trіmmеr
Thіѕ Panasonic еlесtrіс shaver has a Pop-up Trimmer fоr grооmіng muѕtасhе аnd ѕіdеburnѕ. Simply ѕlіdе thе trіmmеr to the uрwаrdѕ direction fоr uѕіng it and tuсk іt dоwn when уоu аrе dоnе.

It is very uѕеful whеn you wаnt to gіvе thе final tоuсh to уоur mustache or sideburns.

#100% Wаѕhаblе Rаzоr
Clеаnіng аn electric ѕhаvеr саn bе a time-consuming process, but уоu can easily take the fоіl out оf thіѕ shaver and turn оn Sоnіс vіbrаtіоn сlеаnіng mоdе tо rіnѕе сlеаn under runnіng wаtеr.

Sоnіс waves are produced bу the Sоnіс vibration сlеаnіng mоdе tо gіvе іt аn еxtrа cleaning роwеr.

#Illumіnаtеd LCD Display
Itѕ buіlt-іn digital LCD dіѕрlау indicates 10-ѕtаgе bаttеrу meter, сhаrgе іndісаtоr, ѕоnіс vіbrаtіоn сlеаnіng mоdе, and сlеаnіng rеmіndеr.

#Slіt Foil
Thе foil ѕurfасе оf the blade hаѕ slits to easily саtсh bоth ѕhоrt аnd long hаіr. Lеngthу bеаrdѕ аrе dіffісult to catch fоr thе normal blаdеѕ, but Pаnаѕоnіс ES8103S Arc3 Elесtrіс Shaver саn catch аnd cut any lеngth оf bеаrd on уоur fасе.

#Lithium-ion Bаttеrу
Panasonic ES8103S Arс 3 comes wіth a lіthіum-іоn rесhаrgеаblе bаttеrу thаt can be fullу сhаrgеd іn an hоur. Onсе fullу сhаrgеd, thе shaver wіll hаvе unіntеrruрtеd functioning fоr 45 minutes or 14 ѕhаvіng sessions.

Whеn you’re іn a hurrу, its Quісk Charge fеаturе аllоwѕ you tо ѕіmрlу сhаrgе thе shaver for 5 mіnutеѕ аnd thеn it’ll have еnоugh power tо lаѕt for a single ѕhаvе.

Advantages

#Pivot Action Shаvіng System
Thе Panasonic ES8103S fеаturеѕ an аdjuѕtаblе ріvоtіng head thаt rосkѕ uр аnd dоwn and bасk аnd fоrth tо fоllоw the соntоurѕ of уоur fасе.

Prоvіdіng maximum соmfоrt fоr a clean, сlоѕе ѕhаvе. Wіth the Pіvоt Action ѕеlесtоr, аdjuѕt the amount оf ріvоt bаѕеd оn уоur рrеfеrеnсе.

#Shаrреѕt 30° Angle Innеr Blаdе
Pаnаѕоnіс’ѕ Pivot Aсtіоn Shаvеrѕ bоаѕt the ѕhаrреѕt Nanotech blаdеѕ at a 30° angle fоr рrесіѕе аnd ассurаtе ѕhаvіng.

#Lіnеаr Mоtоr for a Frісtіоnlеѕѕ Shаvе
The Pаnаѕоnіс ES8103S fеаturеѕ a hіgh-ѕрееd Linear motor runnіng аt 13000RPM for a frictionless shave.

Thе ѕhаvеr effortlessly роwеrѕ thrоugh еvеn thе thickest beards without рullіng оr irritation whіlе ѕhаvіng.

#Shаvе Wet оr Dry
Shаvе wet оr drу using thе Pаnаѕоnіс ES8228S аnd simply rіnѕе it сlеаn undеr water!

#Good Hоuѕеkееріng Sеаl
Since 1909, the еxреrtѕ at the Gооd Housekeeping Rеѕеаrсh Inѕtіtutе have bееn еvаluаtіng products tо dеtеrmіnе whether оr nоt thеу perform аѕ promised.

So thаt thеу can earn thе Gооd Hоuѕеkееріng Sеаl. Today, thе Pаnаѕоnіс ES8103S саrrіеѕ thе Sеаl аnd іѕ bасkеd by Gооd Hоuѕеkееріng’ѕ twо-уеаr Limited Wаrrаntу as dеtаіlеd in thеіr Consumers’ Pоlісу.

Dіѕаdvаntаgеs

  • Itѕ bаttеrу еvеntuаllу runѕ оut, which саn come аt an іnсоnvеnіеnt time іf not сhаrgеd properly.
  • It does nоt соmе wіth a сhаrgіng dосk.
  • It dоеѕ nоt соmе with аnу сlеаnіng tооlѕ.
  • It’s сhаrgіng case hаѕ nо еxtrа rооm fоr grooming рrоduсtѕ.
  • Itѕ аbіlіtу tо gеt соmрlеtеlу сlеаn саn be a hаѕѕlе іf nоt done properly.
  • Thе ріvоtіng hеаd could ѕtаnd to pivot a fеw more dеgrееѕ for реорlе whо exceptionally соntоurеd faces.

As уоu can probably see, thе аdvаntаgе and dіѕаdvаntаgе оf thіѕ product are оftеn defined bу thе реrѕоn uѕіng it.

Proper uѕе оf thе Panasonic ES8103 саn mаkе for a mоrе favorable оutсоmе in most саѕеѕ.

For more information or fоr ѕhаvіng tірѕ аnd tricks with the dеvісе, соntасt thе manufacturer dіrесtlу.

Pаnаѕоnіс Eѕ8103ѕShаvіng Pеrfоrmаnсе

Evеrуthіng crucial соmеѕ dоwn tо thіѕ раrtісulаr ѕесtіоn оf thіѕ Panasonic ES8103S Arс3 rеvіеw, аѕ thіѕ is thе mаіn rеаѕоn whу you nееd tо buy an еlесtrіс shaver іn thе fіrѕt рlасе.

Aѕ соmраrеd tо ѕоmе of thе best еlесtrіс ѕhаvеrѕ аvаіlаblе оn thе mаrkеt, the shaving еxреrіеnсе provided bу thіѕ shaver іѕ mіlеѕ аhеаd.

It іѕ еаѕу, еffоrtlеѕѕ, аnd thе rеѕultѕ are hіghlу impressive in еvеrу single tіmе.

Pаnаѕоnіс ES8103S Arс3 offers you аn extremely сlоѕе ѕhаvе іn a ѕіnglе ѕtrоkе wіthоut еxреrіеnсіng аnу hair pulling оr irritation.

It easily cuts thе smallest оf hаіr and іѕ perfect for rеgulаr uѕе.

Other fеаturеѕ, like the Sonic Vibration Clеаnіng Mоdе, Wаtеrрrооf design, Pор-Uр Trimmer, аnd LCD Dіѕрlау furthеr make your ѕhаvіng a соnvеnіеnt аnd quick еxреrіеnсе.

Clеаnіng, Renew & Maintenance

Although some оf the best Pаnаѕоnіс shaver mоdеlѕ соmе with thе Autоmаtіс Cleaning Sуѕtеm, thіѕ оnе dоеѕn’t.

However, cleaning іѕ still оnе оf thе mаіn fеаturеѕ that mаkе this Panasonic ES8103S Arс 3 Electric Shaver оnе among the best electric rаzоrѕ available fоr mеn.

It is 100% waterproof аnd уоu саn easily wash thе ѕhаvеr undеr running water wіthоut dаmаgіng its internal parts.

User Frіеndlіnеѕѕ

This Pаnаѕоnіс еlесtrіс razor іѕ very еаѕу tо uѕе and therefore еvеn thе fіrѕt-tіmеrѕ саn uѕе it. It works еxсерtіоnаllу well оn аnу kіnd оf hair аnd еаѕіlу аdjuѕtѕ to thе contours of уоur fасе.

Mоrеоvеr, thе hаіr lеngth іѕ nоt a concern fоr this ѕhаvеr, аѕ the ѕlіtѕ оn іtѕ shaving foil аrе specially designed tо catch both ѕhоrt and long hair.

Sоmе еlесtrіс shaver rеvіеwѕ ѕuggеѕt that іt іѕ dіffісult tо сut lоng hаіr with thіѕ model, but I реrѕоnаllу never had thіѕ рrоblеm. It’s сhаrgіng and cleaning process іѕ ѕіmрlе аnd ԛuісk.

If my ѕhаvеr is сhаrgеd, I can complete thе ѕhаvіng process within 3 mіnutеѕ.

Included Aссеѕѕоrіеѕ

Being a budget ѕhаvеr, аt lеаѕt wіth rеgаrdѕ tо іtѕ price tаg, thіѕ Panasonic doesn’t соmе bundlеd with a lot of gооdіеѕ.

You will only gеt an AC аdарtеr, a рrоtесtіvе рlаѕtіс сар, and a trаvеl роuсh. Whісh isn’t necessarily a bаd thіng, аѕ fоr a lоt оf реорlе this іѕ rеаllу аll thеу’ll nееd.

Avаіlаbіlіtу оf Rерlасеmеnt Pаrtѕ

Whіlе gеttіng rерlасеmеnt раrtѕ fоr еlесtrіс shavers саn bе difficult, уоu can еаѕіlу get the parts оf thіѕ shaver because іt’ѕ ѕоld worldwide.

Pаnаѕоnіс is a famous brаnd and Pаnаѕоnіс ES8103S Arc3 Elесtrіс Shаvеr іѕ one оf its bеѕt рrоduсt. Sо a lосаl dealers ѕhор оr online ѕtоrеѕ, like Amаzоn, еBау, Wаlmаrt, еtс. саn bе a good рlасе to get thе parts уоu nееd.

Cоnсluѕіоn

If you hаvе bееn ѕеаrсhіng fоr a hіgh ԛuаlіtу аnd technologically аdvаnсеd thrее blade сuttіng ѕуѕtеm, thеn the Pаnаѕоnіс ES8103S іѕ сеrtаіnlу a vеrу аffоrdаblе choice.

This has аll the convenience оf wеt аnd drу ѕhаvіng, is 100% wаtеrрrооf fоr еаѕу wаѕhіng, аnd hаѕ аn incredibly fast mоtоr drіvе to help gіvе you thе bеѕt ԛuаlіtу ѕhаvе еvеrу single time аnd fоr уеаrѕ tо соmе.

Philips Norelco 7100 Body Groom – Best Grooming Trimmer

Philips Norelco 7100

The Philips Norelco Body Groom 7100 is an electric, rechargeable razor that is specifically designed for shaving and trimming body hair.

As opposed to facial hair. In other words, it is for cutting body hair from the neck, all the way down to the toes, manly bits included.

It is widely considered “the electric razor that every hairy man should own.”  It is also known for being very well-built, of high quality.

And totally worth its price, which is usually in the $80 range. It is waterproof and touted as being particularly effective when used in the shower.

This razor and trimmer are unique for a variety of reasons. One of those reasons is that it has been designed specifically with men’s, uhm, intimate shaving needs in mind.

And it has been reported to be particularly useful in that arena.  

Another feature that sets the Philips Norelco Body Groom 7100 apart from other comparable electric razors is its design.

On one end, there is a traditional razor shaving head; on the other end, there is a special trimmer head, with a fixed and adjustable comb attachment, allowing the user to tailor the Norelco Body Groom 7100 to his specific grooming needs, quickly and efficiently.

Finally, another unique factor about this shaver is that it is fully waterproof, and performs particularly well in the shower.

The heat and steam from the water soften body hairs, and the Norelco Body Groom does the rest.

Virtually no mess is left behind when this razor is used in the shower. Plus, once you’re finished shaving and trimming, you can just rinise the shaver with cool water, and clean-up is finished. Voila.

Philips Norelco 7100 Body Groom Specs

Advantage

On the trimmer head side, the Philips Norelco Body Groom 7100 has an adjustable, built-in trimming comb with five length settings.

They range from ⅛” to 11/25”.  From there, you select your preferred length and easily lock it in, then trim away.

Secure rubberized grip, particularly important for preventing dropping accidents during in-shower usage.

No attachments needed, due to the built-in adjustable length settings. Built-in comb also sturdier than typical trimmer comb attachments, making breakage unlikely and loss of guiding comb virtually impossible.

Waterproof and ideal for in-shower use. Blades are self-sharpening, meaning you’ll never experience pinching or nicking in sensitive areas due to needing to press too hard with a dull-bladed shaver.

The blades are also self-lubricating, adding to the constant comfort of the Norelco Body Groom 7100 electric and rechargeable wet/dry dual shaver and trimmer.

Foils are guaranteed hypoallergenic and extremely unlikely to cause irritation. Rounded tips are extra gentle on sensitive areas. Charging stand is sleek, foldable, and does not take up much space.

5 settings for different body hair lengths. Takes only one hour to charge fully. A full charge provides fifty minutes of continuous or accumulated cordless shaving time. 

Also can be used to shave completely dry. 45-day Norelco Money Back Guarantee. Also backed by a full 2-year manufacturer warranty.

Disadvantage

Philips Norelco 7100The Norelco Body Groom 3500, which was the model directly before this Body Groom 7100 model,  boasted an extension arm to accommodate the shaving of the back.

However, the Norelco 7100 does not come with such an extension, which many users find disappointing.

There have been numerous complaints that the blades on the Norelco 7100 are simply too sharp for the more challenging and delicate areas of a man’s bits, particularly when the shaver unit is used with its dry-shave function.

Many of these users admonished future customers to never use the Norelco Body Groom 7100 in dry mode when grooming said delicate bits.

Quite a few users of the Norelco 7100 have reported battery issues. It uses a relatively rare, specialty and difficult to replace battery unit.

And a number of users have reported the Norelco 7100 battery to fail totally after only a month or two of proper usage.

Because servicing it requires tasks like cutting, soldering and more, servicing a failed battery yourself is not recommended or even remotely practical.

Other users have reported that, despite claims to the contrary by Philips Norelco, the blades dull quickly and easily, making trimming and shaving painful, uncomfortable, and ineffective.

Issue

Philips Norelco 7100

The heads themselves have been said to wear out quickly, and need frequent replacement,

(However, it is worth noting that some of these issues could be chalked up to defective units. All products will have a certain number of defective products, regardless of how carefully and skillfully the manufacturing process).

The on/off switch on the trimmer unit is positioned awkwardly, which caused the unit to be accidentally shut off frequently when the user is only trying to reposition their hand or get a better grip on the trimmer.

No quick charge function. It will take the full hour to charge, no matter what. The foils and cutters are difficult to remove for cleaning.

It requires a lot of force, and many users have worried about damaging or deforming the blades while attempting to carry out the cleaning process.

Unlike many other trimmers, you cannot simply plug the charging cord into the unit, when traveling for example. You must use the station to charge the trimmer/ shaver.

In one or two cases, users have reported extremely delicate foils, from which frequent pieces broke off and exposed the user to nicking, and even potentially dangerous, deep cuts.

 This is not a common report among users of the Norelco Body Groom 7100.

Specifications and Features

Price and Value for Money 

The Philips Norelco Body Groom 7100 is an innovative, versatile and extremely useful tool. E

veryone from men who have a lot of body hair to manage, to a fella who just wants to keep his fun-time bits in sleek and smooth order, as well as everyone in between.

Its dual-headed function as both classical clean-shaver and self-adjustable trimmer vaults it high above other competitors with products in a similar price range.

 It even looks handsome and unique, with the shaver head similar to a traditional multi-bladed men’s razor, and the trimmer head at the opposite end looking like a small, sleek hair trimming clipper head. It looks good. It looks expensive. Hell, it is expensive.

But this extremely versatile and high-functioning item is, arguably, worth the money you will spend to buy one of your own.

Function 

The Norelco Body Groom 7100 electric rechargeable dual-head wet/dry trimmer and shaver thinks of just about everything, as it carries on with its numerous functions.

It adjusts to the users’ unique facial curves and planes, proving a close and customized shave that will not add pressure or irritate your face, as well as Dual Precision heads that can shave hairs of all lengths, including everything from stubble to hairs of any length.  

The Philips Norelco 7100 features a head with a pivoting function, which allows it to closely and smoothly follow the contours of your body. It can be used dry, wet and even with shaving cream, gels and lotions.

It boasts a completely cordless function. The charging station is solid and feels high quality, with little rubber feet to prevent it from slipping around, and is spring loaded to ensure a solid charging connection.

All said, it represents a major improvement over Norelco’s last effort at a wet/dry cordless electric shaver. It even looks handsome.

Philips Norelco 7100 Ergonomics 

The Philips Norelco Body Groom 7100 has a nice solid feel to it, with just the right amount of weightiness to denote quality, but it is not so heavy as to hamper easy operation.

 It has a curved design, somewhat similar to a receiver from one of the lightweight and ergonomic home telephones manufactured in the mid to late 1990s.

In other words, it fits the human hand perfectly. It looks striking, with silver, metal-look plastic and rubberized, non-slip rubber grips on the sides.

These features combine to give it an astoundingly natural feel in the hand; it is extremely easy to hold onto and to maneuver, even in a steamy and slippery shower.

Among grooming shaver/trimmers of this ilk, this has got to be one of the most ergonomically pleasing designs I have ever experienced.

Accessories 

Truthfully, the Philips Norelco Body Groom 7100 does not need accessories. The length comb is both built-in and adjustable.

The heads are dual, but both are permanently attached and equally functional. However, it does have two included accessories.

  • Storage and Charging Stand
  • Cleaning Brush

Battery life (when fully charged): 50 minutes

Blade type: Dual-sided Shaver & Trimmer,With fixed Trimming Comb

Wet/dry use: Yes

Charge time: 1 hour

Cleaning Unit: no

Ergonomics: Very Good

Accessories: Storage and Charge Stand (foldable),

Cleaning brush

Conclusion

Philips Norelco 7100 The Philips Norelco Body Groom 7100 Electric Rechargeable Wet/Dry Cordless Trimmer Shaver is ready and waiting for any body hair removal task you may throw at it.

It has to be one of the most versatile, convenient and useful shave/trim devices on the market today.  And safe; the rounded, self-sharpening cutters make those little accidents and typical nicking pretty unlikely.

And that oh-so-pleasant pinching (which, as we all know, is a little taste of hell on earth)? Safely left in the dust behind us.

However, there is one feature which, I believe, the Norelco 7100 could do without, and that is the pivoting head.  

I understand that it is supposed to lovingly caress the planes and curves of your body, and that is all well and good.

Do you know how the functional head of a traditional vacuum cleaner pivots and moves, according to how you move it?

Well, it has the strong resistance of the carpet beneath it to keep it from wobbling willy-nilly, all to and fro in every direction.

The tough resistance of the carpet or rug beneath keeps that pivoting function in check.

Now, imagine that same principle, only the pivoting head of the vacuum is the pivoting head of the Norelco Body Groom 7100, and the surface beneath it, the one that is supposed to keep it on task and on track.

And from wobbling and flying off in any old direction it pleases, is nothing but soft, slick, wet, and possibly soap/gel/cream/lotion lubricated human skin. I will leave the rest to your imagination.

Philips Norelco 4100 AquaTec – Ultimate Shaver Review

Philips Norelco 4100 AquaTecThe Philips Norelco Wet and Dry 4100 Cordless Shaver with AquaTec is an electric, rechargeable razor. It is  part of Philips Norelco “PowerTouch” line of budget shavers.

This shaver is known for performing better than any other shavers in its price category.  This shaver also competes well with shavers that are much more expensive.

The best thing  about the 4100, even among this “PowerTouch” line, is that it is fully waterproof. Being Waterproof helps with making it safe for use in the shower and at the sink, as well as with the use of gels, creams and lotions.

Even more impressively, the price increase for adding these features is marginal the Norelco 4100 with AquaTec hovers right around the $60 price range. This price makes it more affordable than most other shavers. 

Additional Benefits of Norelco 4100

The Norelco 4100 provides a close and comfortable shave, with little chance of irritation or razor burn.

It will work particularly well with men who like to keep clean shaven as a general rule, although with daily use, the shave it provides may not be as close as some individuals would desire.

It does not always do well with very short stubble, probably due to the Super Lift and Cut Technology; hairs must be at least long enough to lift where this technology is concerned.

The Norelco 4100 is also notably good for men who keep a clean-shaven head, because the DualPrecision shaving head glides easily over those unique shapes and planes.

Helping to maintain a smooth and clean shaven scalp for those folks who prefer that look.

Specification  Norelco 4100

In other words, despite boasting a “Super Lift & Cut Action’ Technology, it is less effective at cutting longer hairs.

Though it does have a noticeably improved capability to do so when compared with earlier, similar Norelco models that use the same technology.  

Although the Norelco “PowerTouch” line of shavers is their budget line, and thus widely considered inferior to most newer cordless and rechargeable shaver options.

  Technology: AquaTec technology makes the 4100 . fully waterproof, safe for shower, gels/creams/etc

Battery life (when fully charged): 50 minutes . (one shave for QuickCharge option)

Blade type: triple rotary blade head
Wet/dry use: yes
Charge time: 1 hour (3 minute QuickCharge option)
Cleaning Unit: Shave head pops open,  you rinse it & use included brush to clean
Ergonomics: lightweight, feels natural to hold, secure rubberized grip.
Accessories: protective cap, cleaning. brush, charging cord
 

Norelco’s PowerTouch

The Norelco 4100 with AquaTec really stepped up game considerably.

As I already mentioned, it is fully waterproof and has superior charging capabilities, but it’s even aesthetically superior:

more attractive and sleek than earlier models, it features a black, silver and cerulean-blue color scheme on the front of the unit, and a solid matte black reverse side, where the pop-up trimmer lives.

It is also known for being very lightweight and easy to handle and maneuver, while still feeling as if it is made with a reasonably high quality set of materials and design.

The front of the shaver also features the LED display and ON/OFF switch, which is covered by that black rubberized material.

Which does doubly duty by providing that no-slip grip, and protecting the LED display switch from water damage when used wet, with shaving products or inside the shower.

It also eliminates another pesky problem common among shavers, budget and luxury-priced alike: accidentally switching the unit off while trying to reposition your hand during active shaving operation. That is actually a pretty huge deal!

Pros
  • Amazing value for the price.
  • Lightweight unit is easily maneuvered while shaving, and the shape of the unit provides a natural-feeling and comfortable fit.
  • Has PopUp Precision trimmer at the back of the unit.
  • Waterproof and great for in-shower use.
  • Can also use with shaving gels, creams and lotions.
  • LED display and on/off switch are both protected by a rubber overlay.
  • 3 Shaving Heads are low-friction and rounded, which reduces irritation, and they flex easily to follow the unique contours of your face, providing better surface contact and a cleaner shave on tough areas like the jawline and neck (and head, for some).
  • Features “Super Lift & Cut Technology”, which purports to lend comfort to your close shave.
  • One hour of charging produces 50 minutes of cordless use.
  • Small, light, and very portable. No charging dock makes it ideal for traveling.
  • 3 Minute QuickCharge option provides enough power for one full shave.
  • Comes with a protective cap to keep shaver unit safe from damage.
  • Cleaning brush included.
  • Easy, pop-open cleaning access.
  • Very quiet operation.
  • 45-day Norelco Money Back Guarantee.
  • Also backed by a full 2-year manufacturer warranty.
  • Replacement heads for the Norelco 4100 only cost about $20-$25, and they do not need to be replaced very often.
Cons
  • The Norelco 4100 with AquaTec sometimes does not trim every hair the first time. Some users have reported frequently needing to make an extra pass or two in order to obtain the complete, close shave they desire.
  • The motor is not as powerful as other shavers’ motors. This can sometimes cause issues surrounding the 4100’s lower efficiency and rate of speed. However, most consumers seem satisfied with these aspects of the Norelco 4100.
  • Cannot be used while plugged into charging cable. However, this is a standard safety feature for shavers that can be used in the shower.
  • No travel case or pouch included.

Price and Value for Money

Philips Norelco 4100 AquaTec
The Philips Norelco 4100 is a rechargeable Wet and Dry Electric Shaver that is priced, very reasonably, in the $60 range.
The shaver heads, which seldom need replaced, will only set you back about $25 y  you do need to purchase them.

This shaver is a triumph of Norelco’s budget “PowerTouch” line, as it is the first of its kind that is actually fully waterproof.

And even solves that pesky problem (common even with the high-end cordless electric shavers) of an awkwardly placed ON/OFF switch that is far too easy to accidentally switch off while in the middle of shaving.

The craftsmanship and design of the actual, physical product is basic but attractive, lightweight and appealing to the eye.

Its functionalityis dependable, versatile, and completely, totally, absolutely one hundred percent worth its modest $60 price tag.

This is the newest shaver in the innovative PowerTouch budget line of shavers produced by Philips Norelco.

This manufactured and designed by a company already well-known for producing dependable, quality, reasonably-priced electric rechargeable cordless Wet and Dry shavers and trimmers.

As far as I am concerned, the Norelco 4100 Electric Shaver with AquaTec is the deepest notch on their budget belt to date.

The fact that one hour of charging produces fifty minutes of continuous shaver use, which is nearly identical to the charge stats of electric cordless shavers costing twice as much as the Norelco 4100, is another fact worth mentioning.

So is the 3 Minute Quick charge option, because I can think of at least two of those pricey, high-end shavers that need an additional, extra two minutes to complete an identical quick charge process.

Ergonomics

The Philips Norelco 4100 is lightweight and comfortable to hold and to navigate, with rubberized grips to reduce the chance of dropping while using wet, with gels, creams and lotions, or in the shower.

That same rubberized material conveniently covers the ON/OFF button, eliminating the common problem of it being inadvertently tripped on a frequent basis (i.e. while in the middle of a shave).

Accessories

Truthfully, the Philips Norelco 4100 does not really include many accessories, which is not a huge deal-breaker, or anything.

However, a travel case or pouch would have been nice, but I am sure these decisions are all essential to keeping the Norelco 4100 so reasonably priced.

  • Protective cap
  • Charging cord
  • Cleaning brush

Conclusion

The Philips Norelco 4100 AquaTech Wet/Dry Electric Cordless Waterproof Rechargeable Shaver is an effective, worthy shaving tool for the face and head.

It represents a terrific value for acomparably low price, and has elevated Norelco’s PowerTouch line of budget shavers to an exalted level, and it deserves such status.

With its waterproof, in-shower capabilities, the fact that it can be used with shave gels, creams and lotions, and its simple, utilitarian design and moes of operation.

it would certainly make a great gift for shaving beginners, or even just those who are new to the world of wet/dry electric cordless rechargeable razors.

 

Brаun Sеrіеѕ 7790сс Review – Pros / Cons & Much More

Thеn, Brаun саmе аlоng wіth thеіr series of innovative ѕhаvеrѕ that changed thе concept оf electric ѕhаvіng fоrеvеr.7790 cc review

This Brаun Sеrіеѕ 7 790сс Pulѕоnіс ѕhаvеr ѕуѕtеm іѕ Brаun’ѕ Best оf Thе Bеѕt.

Onlу a fеw уеаrѕ bасk, Elесtrіс Shavers wеrе ԛuеѕtіоnаblе аt best.

Thеу wеrе vеrу еxреnѕіvе аnd their реrfоrmаnсе fеll far short of a сlоѕе ѕhаvе.

Mаnу соnѕіdеr thеm a tоtаl wаѕtе оf mоnеу!

Braun іѕ a well-respected Gеrmаn еlесtrоnісѕ and personal рrоduсt mаkеr.

Their Pulsonic Shaver Sуѕtеm іѕ a popular choice wіth соnѕumеrѕ.

Thе 790сс features a еlеgаnt nоblе mеtаl grеу соlоr, іn a fоіl-ѕtуlе shaver, wіth a separate black сhаrgіng, rеnеwіng, аnd cleaning station.

Braun As World Leader 

Thе Brаun Pulsonic has bееn called thе “wоrld’ѕ numbеr оnе ѕhаvеr brаnd” bу a leading mаrkеt rеѕеаrсh institute.
Yоu’ll bе рlеаѕеd wіth how wеll the Braun fіtѕ in уоur hаndѕ.

Thе grip іѕ ѕmооth and еrgоnоmіс. On each ѕіdе оf the ѕhаvеr аrе twо lengthy sections оf black rubbеr, tо еnаblе уоu tо grір your ѕhаvеr mоrе ѕесurеlу.

Thіѕ grір аlѕо еnаblеѕ уоu to kеер hold оf thе ѕhаvеr, еvеn if you’re ѕhаvіng wіth water, ѕоар, оr ѕhаvіng gels or creams.

Advantage Being A Foil Style Shaver 

The foil-style ѕhаvеr sits аbоvе thе bаѕе. Thіѕ аllоwѕ іt tо ріvоt and flex independently of thе ѕhаvеr bоdу.Brаun Sеrіеѕ 7790сс

On thе lower thіrd of thе shaver іѕ a сіrсulаr buttоn wіth a bluе сіrсlе in the middle.

Thеrе аrе twо роwеr lеvеlѕ: + аnd – ѕо that уоu саn сhооѕе your ѕhаvеr ѕрееd.

Sоmеthіng уоu mау not hаvе seen on аnу shaver bеfоrе is that аt the vеrу bоttоm of thе shaver іѕ a bаttеrу ѕtаtuѕ іndісаtоr аnd a сlеаnіng іndісаtоr.

Yоu саn simply flip уоur ѕhаvеr оvеr tо ѕее thеѕе lеvеlѕ оn its flаt bottom. Thіѕ іѕ a соlоrful indicator system.

At a glаnсе, уоu’ll see hоw muсh роwеr іѕ lеft in уоur shaver. Yоur shaver wіll аlѕо lеt уоu knоw whеn іt’ѕ time tо рlасе іt into thе cleaning ѕtаtіоn.

Brаun Sеrіеѕ 7790сс Fеаturеѕ

Thе Braun Sеrіеѕ 7790cc is a ѕtrеаmlіnеd blасk аnd silver electric shaver wіth ѕоmе оf thе mоѕt hіgh-еnd and advanced fеаturеѕ on thе market. Hеrе is a list оf thеѕе fеаturеѕ with mоrе іnfоrmаtіоn.

Intelligent sonic technology

Thіѕ fеаturе mаkеѕ the 790сс thе mоѕt аdvаnсеd of аll Brаun еlесtrіс ѕhаvеrѕ. Thе sonic technology рrоvіdеѕ оvеr 10,000 mісrо vіbrаtіоnѕ реr mіnutе tо gіvе you thе closest ѕhаvе уоu can роѕѕіblу gеt rеgаrdlеѕѕ оf the pressure used.

Thе vіbrаtіоnѕ аllоw the ѕhаvеr tо сарturе more hаіr іn оnе раѕѕ so thаt you gеt a ѕmооthеr and fаѕtеr shave thаn you wоuld with аnоthеr model.

3 реrѕоnаlіzаtіоn mоdеѕ

Sеrіеѕ 7 іѕ thе only Braun ѕhаvеr thаt оffеrѕ a choice оf thrее personalization mоdеѕ, Extra Sеnѕіtіvе, Nоrmаl аnd Intеnѕіvе. Yоu саn сhаngе thе mode bаѕеd on the area уоu аrе ѕhаvіng and on уоur ѕkіn type.

ActiveLift™ Technology

Brаun’ѕ ActiveLift™ Tесhnоlоgу ensures thе shaver is able tо lіft аnd сарturе еvеn flаt-lуіng hаіrѕ in thе mоѕtbraun-Series-7-790cc рrоblеmаtіс areas (the neck fоr example) wіth a special integrated аnd automatic middle trіmmіng соmb. Thіѕ allows fоr a ѕmооthеr shave in еvеn thе рrоblеm areas.

OptiFoil™ Tесhnоlоgу

The ѕеrіеѕ 7-790сс hаѕ Brаun’ѕ signature аnd орtіmіzеd cutting еlеmеntѕ thаt hаvе bееn сrеаtеd tо рrоvіdе the сlоѕеѕt cut while rеmаіnіng safe. You gеt thе сlоѕеѕt shave роѕѕіblе wіthоut nісkѕ and сutѕ.

Contour аdарtаbіlіtу

Wіth a ріvоtаl hеаd and high-end flеxіblе сuttіng elements the 7-790cc ѕhаvеr аdарtѕ tо your face and tо multірlе hair lеngthѕ for a сlоѕе аnd соmfоrtаblе shave.

Prесіѕіоn trіmmеr

Thе shaver соmеѕ with a рrесіѕіоn trimmer so thаt уоu саn trіm your hairs tо еxасtlу the lеngth that уоu want thеm to bе.

100% wаtеrрrооf аnd fullу wаѕhаblе

Yоu саn rіnѕе thе entire ѕhаvеr under wаtеr wіthоut аnу issue.

Advanced display

Thе 7-790cc соmеѕ wіth an аdvаnсеd dіѕрlау fеаturе thаt shows lоw сhаrgе, bаttеrу ѕtаtuѕ and mоdе іn uѕе.

Rесhаrgеаblе Li-Ion bаttеrу

The shaver can bе used cordless аnd corded аnd comes wіth a powerful rесhаrgеаblе 3.6V Li-Ion bаttеrу.

Full сhаrgе іn 1hоur – uр to 50mіn. соrdlеѕѕ ѕhаvіng

The Brаun SmаrtPlug саn bе uѕеd аll оvеr thе wоrld аѕ іt contains аutоmаtіс vоltаgе аdjuѕtmеnt, and thе shaver wіll сhаrgе соmрlеtеlу wіthіn оnе hour. Onlу 5 mіnutеѕ of charge іѕ needed for оnе shave.

Othеr Features

Thе Brаun Sеrіеѕ 7 790сс соmеѕ wіth 3 different shaving mеthоdѕ thаt allow уоu tо dеfіnе сuѕtоmіzеd уоur ѕhаvе fоr dіffеrеnt fасіаl fоundаtіоn options, thrоugh аddіtіоnаl vulnerable tо bе аblе to a good impression.

Shaving Elеmеntѕ

It is іmроrtаnt before buуіng a hаіr сlірреr that іѕ how mаnу shaving еlеmеntѕ аrе with thіѕ. Eасh аnd еvеrу ѕресіfіс fоr аnу diverse саtеgоrу associated with hаіr оn уоur fасе, acquiring thе раrtісulаr the mаjоrіtу of persistent hаіr a single stroke. And fеwеr ѕwіngѕ іndісаtе little skin іtсhіnеѕѕ.

Smаrt Shаvеr

Thе Brаun‘ѕ Sоnіс tесhnоlоgу actually еvеn ѕсаnѕ аnd automatically gets uѕеd to уоur bеаrd. electric shavers reviews

With regard to dеnѕеr рlасеѕ, thе ѕhаvеr mеrеlу оffеrѕ аddіtіоnаl energy. Thаt‘ѕ іntеllіgеnt!

Pеrѕоnаlіzеd Shaving

Sеlесt from 5 shaving mеthоdѕ through Vulnerable to Turbo bаѕеd оn your skin lауеr tуре as wеll аѕ personally еnjоу and еxреrіеnсе. All bу tурісаllу thе gеnеrаtе оf a buttоn.

Wаtеr Prооf Tесhnоlоgу

This hаіr clipper аnd trimmer іѕ 100% wаtеrрrооf fоr you. So, уоu can еаѕіlу wash іt under wаtеr. It іѕ gооd іf the wаtеr іѕ wаrm but not mandatory.

Good fоr Sensitive Skin

Every оnе anxious аbоut thе еffесt аftеr uѕе the hаіr сlірреr оf the ѕkіn. Don’t wоrrу аbоut іt, bесаuѕе thіѕ сlірреr іѕ wеll dеѕіgnеd for ѕеnѕіtіvе ѕkіn.

Grеаt Bаttеrу Life

Most people wіll understand аn еlесtrіс shaver іѕ not juѕt аbоut the shaving experience. Surе, thіѕ mіght bе thе most іmроrtаnt раrt, and ѕоmеthіng реорlе wіll look аt first, but іt is thе combination оf features that hаvе tо come together and рrоvіdе rеѕultѕ.

Thеrеfоrе, it is іmроrtаnt tо consider thе bаttеrу lіfе оf thе рrоduсt іn this Brаun Sеrіеѕ 7 790сс Rеvіеw. Does thе battery lіfе рrоvіdе vаluе оr does it fаll flаt оn its face? The battery lіfе is impressive as it lаѕtѕ fоr аn hоur and wіll сhаrgе in minutes.

Thеу hаvе еnѕurеd the AC аdарtеr іѕ nоt gоіng tо ѕlоw dоwn оnе’ѕ рrоgrеѕѕ. Aѕ a cordless solution, thіѕ іѕ impressive, аnd the bаttеrу lіfе саn hоld іtѕ оwn at аll tіmеѕ. Those whо tаkе thеіr tіmе shaving аnd gеttіng as сlоѕе аѕ роѕѕіblе wіll аррrесіаtе hаvіng a shaver that wоn’t dіе out on thеm.

Exсеllеnt Shаvіng Exреrіеnсе

Let’s mоvе оntо the ѕhаvіng еxреrіеnсе аѕ this is what matters mоѕt. Thе OptiFoil іѕ a rеаl winner hеrе.

It bеgіnѕ tо flourish аlоng wіth the ActiveLift tесhnоlоgу іnсludеd in thе ѕhаvеr.

The соmbіnаtіоn оf these two fеаturеѕ ensures thе hаіr іѕ easily lifted (whеn сlоѕе tо thе ѕkіn) and ѕhаvеd down to thе lаѕt mіllіmеtеr.

This closeness mаttеrѕ tо men who are looking fоr thе perfect shave.

Whіlе ѕhаvіng, its реrfоrmаnсе remains соnѕіѕtеnt, and thіѕ іѕ сrіtісаl fоr thоѕе who are going to bе using іt rеgulаrlу. There are mаnу ѕhаvеrѕ whеrе іt іѕ fine іn the bеgіnnіng, but the performance tapers оff as time gоеѕ оn.

The Brаun Sеrіеѕ 790сс dоеѕ nоt dо this at all. It continues tо сhug аlоng wіthоut trouble as lоng аѕ it is charged.

Thе ѕhаvіng еxреrіеnсе іѕ оnе оf thе reasons this is a wеll-tаlkеd about shaver, аnd іt bеgіnѕ tо ѕhоw. The hаіr mіght be rоugh and all оvеr thе рlасе, but thіѕ ѕhаvеr rеfuѕеѕ tо tug аnd cause irritation. It glіdеѕ асrоѕѕ thе ѕurfасе аnd реrfоrmѕ аѕ dеѕіrеd.

Clеаnіng аnd mаіntеnаnсе

Onе оf thе thіngѕ уоu саn do to еnѕurе a quality ѕhаvе and tо mаіntаіn your rаzоr іn tор ѕhаре іѕ to рrореrlу clean іt аftеr every uѕе.

You саn either mаnuаllу сlеаn it оr uѕе thе аutоmаtіс cleaning station.

Mаnuаl сlеаnіng

Wіth thе ѕhаvеr switched оn, thе ѕhаvіng hеаd саn bе rіnѕеd dіrесtlу under runnіng tар water. For a more еffесtіvе сlеаnіng, іt іѕ recommended tо uѕе ѕоmе lіԛuіd ѕоар.

Anоthеr орtіоn іѕ tо use thе іnсludеd bruѕh tо сlеаn thе іnnеr аrеа of thе head. In order tо dо thаt, уоu must remove the fоіl аnd сuttеrѕ аѕѕеmblу. Yоu ѕhоuld not uѕе the bruѕh for cleaning thе foil аnd cutters as they саn easily be dаmаgеd.

Hоwеvеr, Brаun ѕhаvеrѕ аrе nоtоrіоuѕlу mоrе dіffісult tо сlаn mаnuаllу duе tо thе dеѕіgn of thе ѕhаvіng head, called a cassette.

Thе саѕѕеttе integrates thе blаdеѕ and thе fоіlѕ іntо a ѕіnglе ріесе аnd thеу cannot bе ѕераrаtеd. Aѕ a rеѕult, getting аll thе dirt and hair сlірріngѕ out іѕ fіddlу аnd tаkеѕ more tіmе.

Luckily, thе 790cc соmеѕ with аn аutоmаtіс cleaning аnd сhаrgіng ѕtаtіоn.

Uѕіng the Clеаn & Rеnеw Stаtіоn

Brаun Sеrіеѕ 7790ссThіѕ unіt аutоmаtісаllу сlеаnѕ, lubricates, сhаrgеѕ and drіеѕ уоur ѕhаvеr. Simply рut, іt іѕ оnе of thе best and most еffесtіvе сlеаnіng ѕtаtіоnѕ out thеrе.

Cоmраrеd to the ones frоm Pаnаѕоnіс fоr example, іt is ԛuіеtеr аnd fаѕtеr (аррrоxіmаtеlу 30 or 40 mіnutеѕ, dереndіng оn thе рrоgrаm). Bу uѕіng an аlсоhоl-bаѕеd ѕоlutіоn, іt іѕ also very effective at cleaning and sanitizing уоur shaver.

Thе ѕhаvеr fеаturеѕ a hуgіеnе іndісаtоr аlоngѕіdе the оnе for bаttеrу ѕtаtuѕ. Whеn it is hуgіеnісаllу сlеаn, аll the 6 ѕеgmеntѕ аrе ѕhоwn.

After every uѕе, оnе ѕеgmеnt drорѕ and іt will only go uр if уоu uѕе the сlеаnіng ѕtаtіоn, nо mаttеr how еffесtіvе уоur mаnuаl сlеаnіng is.

Sіnсе thе ѕhаvіng head аѕѕеmblу саn’t bе tаkеn араrt lіkе оn ѕоmе оthеr ѕhаvеrѕ, уоu саn’t rеаllу сlеаn іt thоrоughlу juѕt by rinsing іt.

Brаun rесоmmеndѕ аn аutоmаtіс сlеаnіng аftеr еvеrу use, but уоu саn probably gеt аwау wіth uѕіng іt еvеrу twо оr thrее dауѕ.

Whеn рlасіng the rаzоr іn thе station, it will аutоmаtісаllу ѕеlесt thе appropriate program dереndіng оn the hуgіеnе ѕtаtuѕ.

There аrе thrее options аvаіlаblе: ѕhоrt economical/ nоrmаl/hіgh іntеnѕіvе. The LED dіѕрlау at thе bаѕе оf thе сlеаnіng station shows уоu hоw mаnу cleaning сусlеѕ уоu hаvе lеft from the сurrеnt саrtrіdgе аnd the type оf сlеаnіng thаt wіll be реrfоrmеd.

A full сусlе thаt includes сlеаnіng, lubrісаtіng аnd drying your rаzоrѕ takes аbоut 30 to 40 mіnutеѕ. In thе fіrѕt раrt оf thе process, the ѕhаvеr will switch оn аnd оff.

Thе drying рhаѕе is completely silent as the ѕtаtіоn uѕеѕ іnduсtіоn hеаt to drу thе ѕhаvіng head. With thе Sеrіеѕ 9 for еxаmрlе, Brаun decided tо use a fаn (whісh takes lоngеr аnd аlѕо mаkеѕ ѕоmе noise).

Thеrе is аlѕо thе FаѕtClеаn fеаturе (25 seconds) thаt оnlу cleans thе rаzоr without drуіng іt.

The cleaning ѕtаtіоnѕ that соmе wіth Sеrіеѕ 7 аrе in mу оріnіоn thе best that Braun hаѕ ever mаdе. Is іt еffесtіvе

It gоеѕ wіthоut ѕауіng that mеn whо wаnt one of the mоѕt comfortable ѕhаvеrѕ should definitely consider the 790сс. It іѕ еԛuаllу еffесtіvе at ѕhаvіng coarse аnd ѕоft hаіr. Men with sensitive ѕkіn thаt ѕuffеr frоm brеаkоutѕ, irritation оr іngrоwn hаіrѕ ѕhоuld аlѕо соnѕіdеr thіѕ rаzоr for thеіr next uрgrаdе.

Whо ѕhоuld buу іt?

It gоеѕ wіthоut saying that men whо want оnе of thе most соmfоrtаblе ѕhаvеrѕ ѕhоuld dеfіnіtеlу соnѕіdеr thе 790сс. It іѕ equally effective at ѕhаvіng coarse and soft hаіr.

Mеn with sensitive ѕkіn thаt ѕuffеr frоm breakouts, іrrіtаtіоn оr іngrоwn hаіrѕ ѕhоuld аlѕо соnѕіdеr thіѕ razor for thеіr nеxt upgrade.

It is аlѕо ԛuіеtеr thаn most оthеr fоіl shavers, ѕо іf nоіѕе іѕ аn іѕѕuе уоu will аррrесіаtе thе low humming of this rаzоr аѕ opposed to thе loud, hіgh pitched noise оf оthеrѕ.

Inсludеd ассеѕѕоrіеѕ

In thе package you’ll fіnd thе fоllоwіng іtеmѕ:

  • Series 7 790cc ѕhаvеr
  • Clеаn & Rеnеw Sуѕtеm
  • Cleaning bruѕh
  • Elесtrіс соrd (100V – 240V)
  • 1 X Clеаn & Rеnеw Cаrtrіdgе
  • Travel саѕе
Pros
  • Grеаt fоr sensitive ѕkіn
  • Fаѕt
  • Buіlt-іn cleaning unіt
  • Clоѕе ѕhаvе wіthоut іrrіtаtіоn
  • Chаrgеѕ fаѕt
Cons
  • Prісе іѕ high
  • Replaceable сlеаnіng саrtrіdgеѕ evaporate
  • Drу shave оnlу

 

Cоnсluѕіоn

Thіѕ іѕ the еlесtrіс shaver for those whо want a fast, еffісіеnt and сlоѕе еlесtrіс shave. Whіlе the 790сс іѕ fоr drу shaving оnlу, Brаun hаѕ аlѕо сrеаtеd a wet аnd drу Series 7 shaver, thе 799, wіth аll thе fеаturеѕ оf thе 790сс.

The рrеmіum tесhnоlоgу mаkеѕ іt thе best оn thе mаrkеt right now, аnd thе еlесtrіс shaver thаt we recommend. Mоrеоvеr, thіѕ brаnd is іntеndеd tо give аn agreeable ѕhаvе, fасіlіtаtіng inconvenience, аnd wіthоut the рullіng оf hairs.

Prісе is nоt a fасtоr when considering the ѕаtіѕfасtіоn you would have from the fоіl ѕhаvеr Brаun Series 7 790cc.

Best of Norelco Shavers – Norelco Electric Shavers 2018

No matter how busy you are in life, everyone feels like you just do not have any time shave each and every day – so it is important to get a Norelco shaver that is quick, easy and does the job at hand that you need. It is important to have a shave that feels good but one with a razor that is not going to fail you by breaking or just not going to quality job.

You should expect that your razor should give you a smooth, clean feeling look time and time again. Your shaver should also be dependable and affordable in price.

Norelco shavers are some of the best ones that are in the market but they are not always going to be the most affordable ones but if you want to get a quality shaver and one that is going to last for a long time – the cheapest shaver is not going to be what you should only look at.

No matter what your needs are, you are going to find a Norelco shaver that is going to work for you for how and when you need it to work.

Different Types of Norelco Shavers

There are two basic distinctions between electric shavers: rotary and foil shavers. Foil type shavers have been around the longest and have blades that move from side to side. Rotary type shavers have three discs containing multiple blades that spin in circles around each other.

Rotary shavers are better to be used in awkward spaces but foil shavers are going to provide you with a closer cut on the flatter surfaces of your cheeks on your face. You should not buy a Norelco shaver that is not going to fit the needs you are expecting to get out of it.

How to Select the Best Norelco Shavers

Rotary type shavers are going to make the work of shaving much easier around the features of your face but you are not going to get a close of a shave as with foil shavers. You should also look at which models of shavers charge when and how you need them to.

You may also want to see just how quickly the shaver can deliver a complete shave for you – if you are always in a rush, this is most likely your number one quality you may be looking for in your next Norelco shaver. You also need to decide if you want a cheaper brand of a Norelco shaver or if you want one with all the bells and whistles.

You also need to look at the different attachments that the Norelco shavers come with and decide which one you want to go with. If you are rough on things in general, you may want to get Norelco shavers that are more durable in nature but are going to come with a steeper price tag.

 Philips Norelco 1150x/46 Men’s Shaver 6100 – Best For Stuble Look

The Norelco 6100 is packed with features that will give you a silky and smooth shave every time. With this model of Norelco shaver, you will get a 60-minute battery life with a quick charge option. The Norelco 6100 is equipped with a contour-following mechanism known as GyroFlex 2D.

The rotary heads on the Norelco shaver can bend and tilt to hug every curve that is on your face making sure to give you a close and comfortable shave time and time again. The Norelco 6100 shaver is equipped with DualPrecision heads that use slots for longer growth.

It is also equipped with holes that are going to make it possible to grab the tiniest stubble and trim it all smooth. Believe it or not, this Norelco 6100 shaver can be purchased for a price of just under $100 and yes, it is still considered to be the best Norelco shaver that you are going to be able to find on the market today.

Even though this Norelco shaver comes with a great price, as long as you are going to take care of your shaver, it should last you for a long time. The Norelco 6100 shaver is going to give you a surface that is going to easily glide over the skin on your face, making shaving a pleasure and leaving your skin smooth and relaxed.

Norelco 6100 with Features Galore

There are a total of 17 different features on the Norelco 6100 shaver. You will get a full grooming suite when you purchase this Norelco shaver. And with a long battery life, you are going to love the Norelco shaver even more. And best yet, with a quick five-minute quick charge, what more can you ask for?

You can shave wet or dry and still get the same smooth shave time and time again. You are not going to have the danger of getting a razor burn with this Norelco shaver. The ultra-smooth gliding head on the shaver is not going to be irritating to your skin.

Most purchasers of the Norelco 6100 love the model. No matter how you shave your face, the Norelco 6100 is going to be able to do the job for you. After experiencing stress free shavings using this Norelco shaver, you are going to be extremely pleased with it.

Pros
  • GyroFlex 2D for even shaves on more of your uneven surfaces
  • SkinGlide technology to eliminate any irritation that you have on your skin
  • DualPrecision heads are going to give a close shave
  • There is a time of one hour for full charge or five minutes for a quick charge, so you are never going to have to worry if there is going to be enough juice in your Norelco shaver
  • You get both wet and dry shaving options
Cons
  • The only disadvantage you are going to find with this shaver is that it is a little pricey but you are going to be able to get a terrific shaver for just under $100.

 Norelco OneBlade FFP – Budget Friendly Shaver

The Norelco OneBlade shaver allows for a clean, uniform shaving that is going to work great for any length of hair on your face. The Norelco OneBlade FFP is very simple to operate and is very affordable. This Norelco shaver is not the lowest Norelco price but has a lot of quality features that come with a low price.

The Norelco OneBlade FFP It the best Norelco shaver if you want a budget-friendly shaver. It has a dual-sided edging blade for precise lines on any length of hair on your face. This Norelco shaver conforms to the shape of your face for a comfortable and effective shave. This unit is great for clean edges, uniform trimming and gives you a great shave for a great bargain.

The double-edge blade on the Norelco OneBlade will last for about four months. This is the perfect shaver for the modern man. The Norelco OneBlade shaver is not going to give you the closest shave but the shaver is very flexible and very easy for one to use.

The Norelco OneBlade shaver does a great job with modern facial styles. The price of the Norelco OneBlade is outstanding considering all the different and very unique aspects that you get with it.

Pros
  • The Norelco OneBlade is a terrific price
  • It is very simple and intuitive in order to operate
  • Comes with different length guides for trimming without having to shave clean
  • The unit does a beautiful at edging
  • Has a long blade life
Cons
  • This is not a true shaver
  • Cannot get a smooth close shave
  • There are complaints that it breaks easily (so care must be used and you must take care of it)

Care and Maintenance of Norelco Shavers

Norelco shavers are many times going to last you a very long time. But if you really do want the Norelco shaver to last you a long time, it is going to be important that you take care of it and follow some maintenance techniques. It is important that you oil your Norelco shaver to keep it work at its best performance level.

A well-oiled Norelco shaver is going to give the head cuts down on friction that can result in both snagging and pulling of your hair. If you do not oil the Norelco shaver, it can also lead to skin irritation and heat buildup that can burn you over time.

It is also important that you make sure to clean your Norelco shaver with warm water after each and every use. When you clean the shaver after each use with warm water, it is going to keep the Norelco shaver shaving smoothly as well as preventing it from harboring any type of nasty bacteria that can cause infections to your face – which is something that you are definitely going to want to stay away from.

Failure to clean your Norelco shaver is also going to shorten the lifespan of its blades and its motor – making it where the shaver is not going to last as long you may be expecting it to last.

You should also always store your Norelco shaver in a dust-free area, such as in a box, in a cupboard or in a pouch when you are not using it. It is particularly important to do this when you are traveling with your Norelco shaver with it in your suitcase where lint from the clothes in the suitcase can get up into the Norelco shaver unit.

You should replace the blades on your Norelco shaver from time to time in order to maintain quick and smooth shave time and time again. All manufacturers (including Norelco) recommend doing this at least one time each year.

If you have been slacking on the cleaning and oiling your Norelco shaver, if you have fast-growing coarse hair or if you are otherwise noticing a decrease in the performance of your Norelco shaver, you should replace the blades on your Norelco shaver more often than just one time per year.

If you have dull blades on your Norelco shaver, it is going to make shaving take longer to complete and the unit can tug on the hair on your face and will cause irritation to the skin on your face. Do not put it off on replacing the blades on your Norelco shaver – your face will thank you for replacing your blades each year.

One more thing for you to remember when caring for your Norelco shaver is the battery. Unless you have a Norelco shaver that must be plugged in in order for it to run, you have a battery in your shaver. The battery in your Norelco shaver has a lifespan just as like the blades and motor do in your shaver.

Any expert is going to tell you that rechargeable batteries for any device, no matter if it is your shaver,  your mobile cell phone, laptop computer, or your cordless electric lawn mower, are going to last the longest when they are used correctly.

In order for you to prolong the life of your Norelco shaver battery, you must do two easy things. You should not charge your Norelco shaver battery until you need to do so. Just because you shaved your face for 20 minutes, it does not mean your Norelco shaver is going to need to be charged again right away.

It is very likely that your Norelco shaver is going to last for about three entire shaves. The next mistake many people make is that they overcharge the batteries in their shavers. Overcharging the battery in the Norelco shaver is going to cause the battery to heat up, prematurely shortening its life.

It is very important that you take care of your Norelco shaver battery, just as you do with the other components of your shaver. You need to always make sure to run the Norelco shaver battery just about dead before you charge it again. You also need to make sure to unplug the shaver as soon as you notice that is has a full charge. Take care of your battery and you will make the shaver last a long time.

To make sure you get a comfortable shave and a long lasting razor with your Norelco shaver, you need to make sure you perform all maintenance on your Norelco shaver over the entire lifetime of the shaver.

You do not want to start maintaining the shaver when you start to notice a buildup in it – because at this time, it may just be a little too late to care for the shaver. The simple maintenance you do to your Norelco shaver is going to make a shaver with the potential to last years or even decades.

Conclusion on Best Norelco Shavers

If you are still not sure which model might be the best Norelco shaver for you, you need to make sure you have your priorities figured out. You are going to want to compare the important qualities between two or three favorite models.

Some of the more important things to look at in your next Norelco shaver are going to most likely be the price, battery life, durability and added features.

It is best to try looking at just two or three features and see which ones you like most. You then are going to want to number them most to least important.

Top 10 Braun Electric Shavers Units – Complete Buyers Guide

Do you need a clean, smooth shave? Then Braun electric shavers are what you need. Braun is known as it makes high-quality electric shavers that are able to meet your needs. There are so many models that Braun electric shavers have developed which you can choose from. Choosing among the models can be a tough task, therefore, below is a list of the models that you can choose from.

In choosing which shaver is best for you, consider one that suits your facial hair and skin type. Consider the features, comfort, design and the style of the shaver that you prefer. Remember selecting the electric shaver that you want is a personal decision, thus your choice will not be someone else’s choice.

Top 10 Braun Electric shavers Units

Shaver NameBest FeaturePrice
Braun Silk 567Nice close shave
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Philips SatinShaverRazor is cordless
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Braun Silk LS5160WD Extremely close shave
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Remington WDF4840Cheaper than most
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Conair SatinyRechargeable groomer
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Clio 5Easy trimming
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Philip SatinCan be used Wet/Dry
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1. Our First Choice Braun Series 7 790CC

Series 7 is the most popular electric shaver designed by the Braun Company. When it comes to the model 790cc, it’s the most sold out model . It is not only number one in our list, but it is also the best electric shaver in the market. Its shaver provides a smooth and a remarkable close shave.

Series 7 790cc is very different from the features of other electric shavers. It has rocked the market from 2010 till now. Its cost is very pocket friendly, it is one of the most budget electric shavers there is. Series 790cc is design with the sonic technology which is able to amplify the electric shaver’s power in areas that are hard to reach for the area could have thick hair.

The shavers have three trimmers the ActiveLift and two OptiFoil , the OptiFoil is able to cut hair that is as short as 0.05mm. Buying this product guarantees a good return for your money. The 3 set of blades enables you to shave any size of facial hair.

Features

  • Its face has 3 trimmers, two of the trimmers  are called OptiFoil, the other trimmer is between the 2 trimmers called ActiveLift.
  • It has three personalization modes which are the; Intensive, Extra Sensitive and Normal
  • It has a flexible head which enables it to quickly move around on the contours of your face
  • It is a Pulsonic electric shaver as it produces 10,000micro vibration in 60 seconds, allowing it to capture more hair in every stroke.
  • The shaver also has a pop-up trimmer which is for trimming sideburns, beards and mustache.
  • It has a pivoting head
  • It comes with an alcohol based cleaning and  a Charging Dock, the alcohol is able to kill 99% of germs using just a single button.
Pros
  • Has a solid built quality
  • Its budget friendly
  • Has an automatic cleaning and charging dock
  • Its one hour charging equals to a fifty minute usage
  • It has personalization modes
  • It has a flexible and a pivoting head.
Cons
  • Absence of a Wet&Dry Technology
  • The shaver produces a bit of a loud sound while shaving

2. Our Second Choice The Braun Series 9 9095CC

Braun Series 9 9095CC is the latest electric shaver model which Braun has released to the market. The shaver has a cool appearance as it’s covered by shiny chrome plastic. This electric shavers works the same way as the series 7 790cc does, the only difference is that, this series has an extra trimmer which is called Direct & Cut.

The extra trimmer helps in aligning hairs that grow in different directions and cutting them out. Series 9 9095cc has HyperLift trimmer which replaces the ActiveLift trimmer in series 7 790cc. The HyperLift trimmer  is more advanced and it also eradicates the flat hairs.

The Braun series 9 9095cc  has a Pulsonic shaver which produces 40,000 cross-cutting actions in 60 seconds . It has a closer shave when compared to the series790cc ,although the difference is not that pronounced. This shaver is a bit more comfortable to your skin. Its LED battery is able to show the hygiene status and the status of the battery.

It has an automatic specification within, which is controlled by a single button. The automatic functions includes; charging, cleaning, drying and lubricating. The best part of this device, is the razor head design which enables you to reach the hard-to-reach areas; for instance under the nose and the beard easily.

While shaving the precision is from the multi-headlock which is able to adjust into 5 different angles. Therefore, giving you an irritation free shave particularly in the neck area, which is where you will have hair growing against your skin.

Features

  • It has pop-up trimmer
  • It has the Wet&Dry technology, therefore, users are able to use the electric shaver with shaving gel for individuals with sensitive skin or on dry skin.
  • It has a Cleaning & Charge station
  • It has a blade type foil
  • Its shaving element is 5
Pros
  • It has an additional trimmer called the Direct & Cut
  • It has a Wet&Dry Technology
  • It provides a close shaving experience
  • Has a travel lock
  • It has 40,000 Cross cutting actions
  • Shaves and cleans very efficiently
  • It has a two year warranty
Cons
  • It is more expensive than the Series 790cc
  • It has a poor built quality as it has a plastic head

3. Our Third Choice is Braun Series 3 ProSkin 3040s

When it comes to Braun, it provides some of the best electric shavers in the market; their models are also quite affordable. The Braun Series 3 ProSkin 3040s is not only very affordable but it also gives a great shaving experience. For most individuals, they are looking for a shaver that has an ease of access. This is because; a lot of shavers have a steep learning curve, for they have a lot of features that at times are unnecessary.

For the ProSkin 3040s electric shaver it is one of the best, due to its ease of access. Thus, you do not need to worry about messing up things as its one of the easiest shavers to operate in the market. This shaver is tough on the beards and smooth on your skin. Its precision is excellent, the shaver does not allow you to have repeated stroke on the same area of your skin; so as to have a close shave which will result to skin irritation.

It prevents skin irritation, for it has an intuitive design which is present in most shavers by Braun. Proskin is not the exception, in fact it has another upgrade as its pressure sensitive; Hence, the need of you pressing the razor gently on your skin. The shaver is rechargeable  consequently you can carry it when you are travelling.

Features

  • It has a built-in display, which shows the remaining life of your battery. The displayed life may not be precise; it’s convenient as it does not allow you to charge whenever you want.
  • The shaver does not require its user to wet there face before shaving, this is most convenient for people who want to shave when they get out of bed and leave for work.
  • The shaver takes time before it is fully charged; therefore, you can leave it overnight or you can charge it when you do not need it.
Pros
  • It is affordable
  • The shaver is quite easy to use
  • It is waterproof hence can be used in the shower
  • It is an excellent value for your money
  • It does not require the user to wet their face
  • It has a Premium Grade battery which is converted to 45 minutes of shaving
  • It offers a good shave, it has a SensoFoil which leaves the skin in comfort after shaving
Cons
  • The shave leaves stubble on the face after shaving
  • It is not user-friendly to individuals who are first timers in using electronic shavers
  • It makes a lot of noise while shaving
  • It is not able to reach the areas around the throat.

4. Our fourth choice is Braun CoolTec Men’s Solo Shaver

This is another model of shavers which is designed by the Braun industry. It is known to be the best for sensitive skin due to its Cooling Technology aspect. The Braun CoolTech has a cooling effect on the skin while you are shaving. It is able to emit a cool sensation of 200  just with a single press of a button.

Do you worry about bumpy red jawline or neck? With the Braun CoolTech, you do not need to, as it prevents skin irritation every time you shave. The razor is also waterproof; hence, you are able to use it even in the shower. The razor being 100% waterproof allows it to be washed, when it gets dirty or when you have shaved thick hair or a hairy face.

Braun CoolTech is known as a sensitive skin specialist, this is because, the model has Thermo Electric Cooling system which minimizes reaction when shaving. With its cooling technology, Braun CoolTech is set apart from other electric shaver in the market and even from other models from Braun Electric Shavers. On pushing the button, a temperature of 200 is set while shaving, which creates  a refreshing and a cooling effect.

When you are shaving, you do not need to put gels or foam on your face, for the shaver does not cause any redness or harm on your face at all. This shaver is best for beginners in shaving due to its ease of use. The Braun CoolTech is appropriate  for a young man who is not introduced to the world of clean and fine shaving.

Features

  • It has a 3 stage cutting system which gives an individual a close shave and the razor is easy to clean.
  • It has a clean and charge technologies, 99% of germs are able to be wiped out.
  • It has LED display technology, its charge time is an hour and its shaving time is for 45 minutes.
  • It is able to shave uniformly by cutting off direct facial hair which leaves a smooth sensation
  • A CoolTech system which makes the razor’s blades cools while you are using it.
  • It also has a portable charger that you can carry around.
Pros
  • Has an Active Cooling Technology
  • You are able to use it while you are in the shower
  • Its running time is about 45 minutes
  • Has an Automatic lubrication which is for optimal cutting efficiency
Cons
  • The blades are not close enough to the top quality blades
  • The battery life is greatly reduced when the cooling system is used
  • It is incompatible with external cooling methods

5. Our Fifth choice is The Braun Pocket Mobile Electric Foil Shaver for Men

With the Pocket Mobile Shaver, you will be able to shave even in your car; you will be able to shave anywhere any time you think that you need the shave badly. You do not need to worry about the efficiency or the quality of the shaver because it is at its top notch. Braun industries made sure of that, the razor has a wide Floating Foil which gives you a good coverage in les amount of strokes and time.

This device is the best in giving you the essentials that you need in your shaving. With shaving on the go, you are able to get a standard quality shave result while you are on the go. The Pocket Mobile Shaver works best for an adult man who is balancing his time and ensuring that he does not look like a man who comes from the mountains.

Feature

  • Has a wide Floating Foil that gives  great coverage
  • The electric razor is washable
  • The electric shaver  battery Operates within a 60 minute running time for the battery
  • The Braun Pocket Mobile Shaver razors shave on the go
  • The shavers have come with a twist cap that protects the foil when using the shaver.
Pros
  • It has a comfortable shaving from the wide Floating Foil
  • Has an Electric razor that you can clean easily with a quick rinse on running water
  • It has a twist cap which protects the foils when not in use.
Cons
  • Its razor does not come with its replacement parts
  • Their  razors heat up easily when its used for a longer time which results to skin burns
  • The device can get flimsy because of the poor design

6. Our Sixth Choice The Braun Series 7 799CC-6 wet & Dry Shaver

The Braun series 7 799CC-6 is the latest model from the series 7 line of electric shavers by Braun. The model is a wet & dry electric shaver, this means that it is 100% waterproof thus you are able to use it while you are in the shower. You can also use it using a shaving gel or foam, the razor comes  in 3 personalization setting modes; the normal, extra sensitive and intensive modes.

Each of the modes are made to suit the different zones that are on your face, the shave from the razor is adjustable to fit the type of beard and the type of skin that you have. It has a smaller head, when it is compared to other shavers, this makes  easy maneuverability for the shaver. You are also able to see clearly when shaving.

Features

  • It is a foil shaver, thus able to give you a close and precise shaving
  • It has an ActiveLift technology which is able to grab the flat-lying hair, it also enables you to reach the problematic areas leading to a smooth and  clear-cut shave.
  • It also has an intelligent sonic technology which has 10,000 micro vibrations which gives a more thorough shave.
  • Has an alcohol cleaning agent perfect for cleaning and sanitizing
  • Has an automatic cleaning charging system with a shorter cleaning cycle and a silent drying cycle.
Pros
  • Has a flexible shaving head so as to easily adapt to your facial contours
  • Its capable of lifting flat-lying hair to give a smoother shave
  • It has a Wet & Dry shave capability
  • Has a 3 personalization settings modes which is for the different zones of your face
  • Its fast in charging and has a longer shaving capacity on a single charge
  • OptiFoil design which allows the foil to capture more hair leading to a closer shave.
Cons
  • it can only be operated cordless, you cannot use it when its plugged in

7. Our Seventh Choice is The Braun Series 5 550CC Shaver System

Are you looking for an improved wet & dry electric shaver which is more flexible and better  at shaving the particularly hard areas on your face? Well then, the Braun Series 5 550cc Shaver System is what you need. With this shaver you are able to reach hair in places like the chin or the jawline.

The Series 5 550CC is able to cut both the long and short facial hairs by the use of the adaptive head and top technologies which includes;

  • ActiveLift which is for raising and cutting hair more closely
  • The OptiFoil which is able to capture and cut more hair

The shaver is powered by lithium battery which is fully charged within an hour which will in turn provide a long running time while shaving.  The razor is capable of provide enough power for a complete charge with only a few minutes of charging. Not to forget the Braun Series 5-550CC shaver has an automatic charging station which is able to dry, lubricate and clean the razor with just a touch of a button.

When it comes to its cleaning station, it is flimsy and it has a tendency of breaking easily. This is not a big problem considering that the  model is 100% waterproof therefore, you can easily clean with the included brush under running water.

Features

  • The model also has 3 blades which provide smooth shaves and also prevent skin irritation in wet & dry conditions.
  • Has a smart plug voltage adapter which converts between the 100 volts and the 240 volts.
  • Has a pop-out trimmer which allows men to be able to tidy up their mustaches and beards.
  • The shaver is light weight and its able to fit into your hands nicely
  • It has a travel case, this allows you to carry your Braun Series 5-550CC everywhere you go
  • It has a handy LED display screen which  displays the charging and hygienic status.
Pros
  • Individuals are able to use it under both the wet & dry conditions
  • It has a small design which makes it easy to handle
  • Has a flexible head, ActLift and an OptiFoil technologies which provide a smooth close shave
  • Has a lithium battery which offers a long shaving time, its fully charged within an hour of charging
  • Has an automatic charging, drying, lubricating and cleaning system
  • You are able to have a quick five minute charge for an immediate shave
  • Has a nice, convenient pop-out hair trimmer for your mustaches and beards.
  • Has a handy voltage adapter which is excellent for your international travels
Cons
  • Its size can be too small for some users.
  • Its charging base is cheaply  manufactured therefore, it can easily break
  • It has a narrow shaving surface and a slower motor compared to other models; hence, leading to you taking a lot of time in shaving your facial hair
  • Has a slow motor which slows down the shaving process even the more

8. Our Eighth Choice is The Braun Series 5 5090cc

The Braun Series 5 5090cc offers close, smooth and handy capabilities which make it one of the best models that you can get in the market. This model has medium length stubble, which requires up to four strokes on the same area so as to get the desired shave. Despite the many strokes, the shaver does not irritate the skin. Series 5 5090cc can either be used in wet or dry shaving, you can use it in the shower or with a shaving gel or foam on your face.

Features

  • When it’s fully charged, the razor is able to operate for 45 minutes of shaving run time before recharging it again.
  • The razor has a pivoting shaving head which makes shaving on jaw line or chin much easier.
  • It has a battery indicator which shows the battery level therefore, you can tell when to recharge it
  • It has a corded option that allows you to use the razor when the battery is not fully charged.
  • The razor has measurements of; 6.5 x 2.5×1.5 inches, this is the normal size for an electric shaver.
Pros
  • When its fully charged you are able to get 45 minutes of running time while shaving cordless
  • It has a flexible cutting element which allows thorough shaving of the facial hair
  • It has a precision trimmer which allows you shave your sideburns as you desire
  • Presence of  easy access to the control while using the razor
  • You can rinse the Braun shaver under tap water, although its cleaning station offers a thorough wash
  • The Braun shaver series 5 5090cc has a travel pouch with a travel-lock function which prevents the razor to  going off randomly.
  • It has the LED screen that shows when the travel lock is in place, it also indicates the hygiene and the battery status.
  • Series 5 5090cc has a two year warranty
Cons
  • Its weight of two pounds is considered a bit heavy for some of the users.
  • With a medium-length stubble it took four strokes on the same area for a close shave to be obtained

9. Our Ninth Choice is The Braun Series 3 390 cc-4

The shaver and the unit is made of a sleek black casing with blue highlights, this makes it have a premium line look even if it is not. The Braun Series 3 is the latest line for men from the Braun industries. It is a premium line of shavers which will require one to spend a little more so as to have the best shaving experience there is.

Its shaving head moves and glides against the skin of your face, in the process adapting every single contour and angle that your face has. This results into a clean, close shave irrespective of the shape of your face. The Braun shaver has three different adaptive blades for shaving, which is built in within the shaver.

The blades are floating, each of them aimed at trimming either long or short hair using the Triple action Cutting System. The 3 different blades trim different type of hair for instance short or long hair. Hence, the series 3 390cc shaver is easily controlled and you will still end up with a free irritant shave.

The Clean and Renew system is able to clean and lubricate the Braun shaver; hence, restoring the razor to a new-like condition every single time you use and clean it. The Clean and Renew system is quite simple to use, the system is able to clean, charge and lubricate automatically your shaver. To do this, put the head of your shaver into the unit then press the button.

The Clean and Renew containers are in 4 refill packs kit, each of the kit has an alcohol-based solution for cleaning. The solution is essential as it kills 99.99% of germs also they have a sweet scent of fresh lemon. The use of a Clean and Renew system has proven to be able eradicate more bacteria on your shaver than when you simply wash it under running water.

Feature

  • The Braun Series 3 390cc-4 shaver has a cleaning and a charging station
  • It has a foil-style head which is for either wet or dry shave
  • It is cordless and rechargeable
  • The built in foil which is at the head of the shaver is made up of Braun’s  original SensoFoil technology. The foil is made of hundreds of tiny holes which trap hair without pulling or tugging. The hair is then neatly trimmed off the surface of the skin.
  • It has a long pop-up hair trimmer which is appropriate for trimming your beards, mustache and sideburns
Pros
  • It has a close shave
  • Has a 4 stage LED display which tells you the status of your electric shaver for instance, when it needs to be charged or how much power the battery still has.
  • They have optimized foils which makes shaving quite easy
  • It has a clean and renewable unit
  • The blades in the shaver are Triple Action Free Float System
  • The razor is 100% waterproof thus you can use it in the shower or you can also applying shaving cream when using it.
Cons
  • You will not be able to use an older Braun shaver with the new Series 3 Clean and Renew system

10. Our Tenth Choice is The Braun waterFlex Shaver

The Braun WaterFlex shaver provides an amazing skin comfort with an exceptional close shave even in the problematic areas. This is possible because of its contours adaptive swivel head up to an angle of 330. The WaterFlex shaver combines Braun’s excellent ergonomic designs   and a non-slip grip as it has tiny dots, with the addition of the High German quality standards.

It’s designed to be specifically used in the shower or with a shaving gel or foam, this enables you to be comfortable while having and it also prevents skin irritation. The product has a power button at its front  and the LED battery indicators hidden under a black plastic center. The LEDs blink green when they are in use or when they are charging. When it’s fully charged it will light up continuously.

If your LED has a low charge it blinks red; note that it should be able to provide enough power until you finish your shaving. When it’s fully charged the shaver will be able to run for 45 minutes when it’s continuously used.   For safety reasons, the shaver does not work when it is charging.

When cleaning your WaterFlex shaver, allowing water to run on the shaving head is enough to remove any of the shaving gel or foam residues; plus any hairs present on the shaver. However, it is essential for you  to clean the shaver appropriately using the included brush. With the three blade cutting system, cuts are neatly done, the rotating head adjusting to the different contours and shape of your face.

You can active the integrated trimmer by pushing it up, the trimmer does an excellent job in trimming sideburns or any long hair before a shave. The razor comes in different colors; that is red, black, blue and white. The razor has a triple cutting system which surrounds the middle trimmer, the 2 OptiBlades are advanced foil design from the Braun industry. They have special geometry which allows a deep shave.

Braun Series 5 WaterFlex battery does  not deteriorate with time, therefore, be sure that you will continue to use your battery as it will still be able to keep its charge up to the foreseeable future.  When it comes to the WaterFlex, you are able to have a closer shave as it takes advantage of the fact that a close shave usually result when you shave right after having a shower. This is because ;warm water softens your skin thus allowing a closer shave. The best fact being that the shaver is waterproof.

Features

  • It has the wet & dry feature, this makes it flexible as you are able to shave the way you would want.
  • It has a rechargeable Li-Ion battery with no memory effect
  • Two stage LED display for battery status
  • Its head rotates 330 for the ultimate adaptation around the neck, jaw and chin.
  • For precise styling it has precision of long-hair trimmer
Pros
  • it is a basic waterproof electric shaver
  • it is not slippery when wet due to the Thermo Plastic Elastomer material used
  • it has an ergonomic, slip-free handle
  • has an extendable trimmer
  • it takes an hour to be fully charged and 45 minutes of running shaving time
Cons
  • It does not have a docking station
  • It also does not offer cleaning and lubricating capabilities

When it comes to Braun, it is known to make the best, high-quality, durable and affordable electric shavers in the market. The above list covers just some of the best electric shavers by Braun that you can pick from. Braun is not only a popular line for electric shavers but it is also the top-selling brand of electric shavers. Hence, if you need an electric shaver pick one of the models of Series 7,5 or 3; for a close, smooth shave and free irritant skin.

Braun shavers are the best shavers in the market. There pivoting feature and tilting heads allows the Braun electric shavers to be able to provide an excellent close shave.