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Braun Series 5 5030s VS. Philips Norelco 9700

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Philips Norelco 9700

Reasons to buy Philips Norelco 9700:

  • button icon Flexible shaving heads move in 8 directions
  • button icon Choose speed settings
  • button icon Wet and Dry shaving system
  • button icon Able to shave 3 day stubble
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Braun Series 5 5030s

Reasons to buy Braun Series 5 5030s :

  • button icon Maximum performance and excellent skin comfort
  • button icon It is Affordable
  • button icon Maintains skin contact thus offer you with a clean shave
  • button icon Can be used with a Cord or when its cordless
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PERFORMANCE
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USABILITY
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Philips Norelco 9700

  • SPEED SETTINGS
  • CLEANING MACHINE
DESIGN
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Philips Norelco 9700

Reasons why we like it:

  • WORKS WITH GEL OR FOAM
  • SPEED SETTINGS
  • CLEANING MACHINE
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COMPARISON – Braun Series 5 5030s VS. Philips Norelco 9700

PERFORMANCE

WORKS WITH GEL OR FOAM

Braun Series 5 5030s
Philips Norelco 9700
No

Yes

With its AquaTec technology shaver 9700 can be used with gel or foam. You can enjoy either a wet or dry shave at any time. The choice is yours to make basing on your skin type.

CPM

Braun Series 5 5030s
Philips Norelco 9700
Yes

It is quite an efficient shaver, makes about 30,000 cuts per minute just like Braun Series 7 models. This is a very good speed for starter shaver

No

CONTOUR ADAPTABILITY

Braun Series 5 5030s
Philips Norelco 9700
Yes

The MicroMotion function creates separate suspensions for all cutting elements thus making it easy for the shaver to respond to each and every contour. In addition to that, the MacroMotion function enables the shavers head to pivot effortlessly along larger contours

Yes

With its pivoting head that moves up to 8 directions, it will be in position to follow all facial contours and also be in position to clean those hard-to-reach areas

BEARD DENSITY SENSOR

Braun Series 5 5030s
Philips Norelco 9700
No

No

FOR ALL SKIN TYPES

Braun Series 5 5030s
Philips Norelco 9700
Yes

Yes, it can be used by any one. It is not a fully wet and dry shaver but its smooth shaving foils are tender and friendly on every skin type.

Yes

It is ideal for all skin types. The AquaTec technology allows you to wet shave with gel OR foam and the upgraded V Track Precision Blades that gently capture hair of any length for thorough cutting without pulling or nicking the skin.

WORKS ON 3 DAY STUBBLE

Braun Series 5 5030s
Philips Norelco 9700
Yes

It features 2 SensoFoil Blades that have 899 unique apertures which shave as close as 0.058mm. This means it can shave 1-3 day stubble without irritating or cutting your skin.

Yes

The V Track Precision Blades are in position to capture and cut 1 day up to 3 day stubble. These blades are self-sharpening to ensure premium performance day after day

FLEXIBLE HEAD

Braun Series 5 5030s
Philips Norelco 9700
Yes

Features a Flexible shaving head which moves up to 8 directions maintaining skin contact on each and every contour thus offer you with a clean, uniform close shave. The shaver can also reach those hard-to-shave areas.

Yes

The 3 shaving heads can move in 8 different directions following all facial contours. Guarantying you with a clean close shave

GOOD ON THICK BEARDS

Braun Series 5 5030s
Philips Norelco 9700
Yes

The UltraActive Lift and CroosHair Blades will capture even the hardest hair to shave. So if you have a thick beard, feel free to use this shaver.

Yes

It can shave very thick beards using sharp V Track Precision Blades which are self sharpening. You can also set its speed to suit your best needs

CAN SHAVE HEAD

Braun Series 5 5030s
Philips Norelco 9700
No

No

USABILITY

ERGONOMIC HANDLE

Braun Series 5 5030s
Philips Norelco 9700
Yes

It has a well built & shaped ergonomic handle that features a textured rubber at the back for extra grip when shaving in the shower.

Yes

Features an ergonomic handle with a textured back for a better grip when shaving while in the shower

SPEED SETTINGS

Braun Series 5 5030s
Philips Norelco 9700
No

Yes

Choose between 3 speed to get custom results. Normal speed, will give you a thorough shave, Fast Speed, this one will give you a quick shave, Slow speed , ideal for sensitive skins

FULLY WASHABLE

Braun Series 5 5030s
Philips Norelco 9700
Yes

Braun series 5 is 100% washable. It can be immersed in water 5 meters, so you can enjoy a comfortable shave while in the shower. After using the shaver, run tap water over the head to remove hair that is stuck in the foil/blades

Yes

It is shower proof, so you can clean it with running tap water and a brush

CLEANING MACHINE

Braun Series 5 5030s
Philips Norelco 9700
No

Yes

Comes with a Smart Clean Cleaning System which cleans charges, lubricates and dries the shaver. You should always clean your shaver after use to maintain its performance

CHARGING TIME

Braun Series 5 5030s
Philips Norelco 9700
Yes

1 hour of full battery charge will give you 50 minutes

Yes

Its Lithium Ion Battery charges fully in 60 minutes and this will give you 1 hour of shaving time

CORDLESS

Braun Series 5 5030s
Philips Norelco 9700
Yes

It can be used corded or cordless. This is the only Braun electric shaver that can be used Corded. So if you forgot to charge the shaver, no worries, simply plug it into power and get things moving.

Yes

Yes, it is a cordless rotary shaver

Philips Norelco 9700

DESIGN

TYPE

Braun Series 5 5030s
Philips Norelco 9700
Yes

Foil shaver with 2 Cross Hair Blades and an Ultra Active Lift foil which captures all hard-to-shave hairs that grow on the neck and chin areas.

Yes

Rotary shaver with circular shaving blades that cut as close as possible without nicking or pulling your skin

WIRELESS CHARGING

Braun Series 5 5030s
Philips Norelco 9700
No

No

MECHANISM

Braun Series 5 5030s
Philips Norelco 9700
Yes

This unit's shaving system is made up of the following features: UltraActiveLift Foil, CrossHair blades that cut as close as possible, 8-D flexible head,Precision Trimmer, MicroMotion & MacroMotion function and 3 shaving elements

Yes

It's shaving system is characterized by; (1), Contour Detect Technology which follows every contour on your face and neck, (2), Flexible pivoting head which moves up to 8 directions, (3) V-Track Precision Blades which self sharpen to ensure premium performance year after year and (4) Personal Comfort Settings that enable you to customize the performance of the shaver

DISPLAY

Braun Series 5 5030s
Philips Norelco 9700
Yes

Small LED display shows battery level status only

Yes

Its Digital User Interface has a built-in motion sensor which displays battery level percentage, battery low indicator, travel lock indicator, replacement head indicator, and a cleaning indicator

BUILD UP

Braun Series 5 5030s
Philips Norelco 9700
Yes

High quality built up with a very good grip and ergonomic handle. You can use its MultiHeadLock function to lock the head in different positions.

Yes

Well built with a LED Display, Ergonomic handle, fully water proof, Smooth shaving heads and a SmartClick Precision Trimmer which you can use to shape,groom your mustache

TRIMMER

Braun Series 5 5030s
Philips Norelco 9700
Yes

Features a Precision trimmer at the back of the head. Simply slide it out to shape your beard,mustache and sideburn

Yes

Comes with a SmartClick Precision Trimmer which you attach to the shaver's head. You can use this precision trimmer to trim your beard ,mustache and sideburn

BATTERY LIFE

Braun Series 5 5030s
Philips Norelco 9700
Yes

50 minutes of battery life once fully charged for 1 hour

Yes

1 hour on a 60 minutes full charge

ACCESSORIES

Braun Series 5 5030s
Philips Norelco 9700
Yes

Charging Cord,Protection Cap,Cleaning Brush,Appliance Oil and a Soft Travel Bag

Yes

SmartClean PLUS System, Cleaning cartridge, SmartClick precision trimmer, SmartClick cleansing brush, Power cord, and Travel case

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