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Braun Series 5 5030s VS. Philips Norelco S9000 Prestige

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8.7
Winner:

Philips Norelco S9000 Prestige

Reasons to buy Philips Norelco S9000 Prestige:

  • button icon Smooth shaving heads
  • button icon Wireless Charging option
  • button icon Personal Comfort Settings
  • button icon BeardAdapt Sensor checks hair density 15 times per second
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Runners Up:

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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summary Review:

PERFORMANCE
WINNER :

Philips Norelco S9000 Prestige

  • WORKS WITH GEL OR FOAM
  • BEARD DENSITY SENSOR
USABILITY
WINNER :

Philips Norelco S9000 Prestige

  • SPEED SETTINGS
DESIGN
WINNER :

Philips Norelco S9000 Prestige

  • WIRELESS CHARGING
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Philips Norelco S9000 Prestige

Reasons why we like it:

  • WORKS WITH GEL OR FOAM
  • BEARD DENSITY SENSOR
  • SPEED SETTINGS
  • WIRELESS CHARGING
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COMPARISON – Braun Series 5 5030s VS. Philips Norelco S9000 Prestige

PERFORMANCE

WORKS WITH GEL OR FOAM

Braun Series 5 5030s
Philips Norelco S9000 Prestige
No

Yes

You can choose between wet/dry shaving. Men with sensitive skins, a wet shave is the best option for you - apply gel/foam to soften your beards - this will make the shaving process smoother and faster. On the other hand, those who prefer shaving with water while in the shower - S9000 will serve you better.

CPM

Braun Series 5 5030s
Philips Norelco S9000 Prestige
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 S9000 Prestige
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

Features 3 ContourDetect heads which move in 8 different directions following every facial contour, catching hair in all hard-to-shave areas like the jaw line and neck. You will always get an extremely close, clean and smooth shave.

BEARD DENSITY SENSOR

Braun Series 5 5030s
Philips Norelco S9000 Prestige
No

Yes

The Beard Adapt Sensor will always monitor beard density 15 times per second and it will automatically adjust the shavers speed

FOR ALL SKIN TYPES

Braun Series 5 5030s
Philips Norelco S9000 Prestige
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

Features Superb Skin Comfort Rings for extra smooth gliding - coupled with Wet shaving option which allows you to shave with Gel/Foam. Cutting Rings are coated with metallic pigments for superb gliding

WORKS ON 3 DAY STUBBLE

Braun Series 5 5030s
Philips Norelco S9000 Prestige
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

Yes, The beard adapt sensor will always detect the density of your beard. If it is 3 day stubble, the shaver will adjust its blades and power to clear it off without nicking your skin.

FLEXIBLE HEAD

Braun Series 5 5030s
Philips Norelco S9000 Prestige
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

360 degree rotating Flexible shaving head turns or moves to 8 directions making it easier to shave all hard to reach areas.

GOOD ON THICK BEARDS

Braun Series 5 5030s
Philips Norelco S9000 Prestige
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

The Nanotech precision blades are extra strong, sharp and effective. These blades are strengthened with nano particles that cut dense beards with the highest precision thus deliver an extremely close, clean shave at skin level

CAN SHAVE HEAD

Braun Series 5 5030s
Philips Norelco S9000 Prestige
No

No

Philips Norelco S9000 Prestige

USABILITY

ERGONOMIC HANDLE

Braun Series 5 5030s
Philips Norelco S9000 Prestige
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

Ergonomic handle with textured rubber at the back and metallic finish at the front. The textured rubber at the back ensures that the shaver does not slip-out of your hands when wet shaving in the shower

SPEED SETTINGS

Braun Series 5 5030s
Philips Norelco S9000 Prestige
No

Yes

Choose from 3 comfort settings to get desired results and these include: (1) Sensitive, (2) Normal and (3) fast. The sensitive setting is for people with sensitive skins, the Normal setting is average usage and the Fast setting is for thick beards.

FULLY WASHABLE

Braun Series 5 5030s
Philips Norelco S9000 Prestige
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

Yes, it is 100% washable. You can clean shaving heads with running tap water. Very safe with water.

CLEANING MACHINE

Braun Series 5 5030s
Philips Norelco S9000 Prestige
No

No

CHARGING TIME

Braun Series 5 5030s
Philips Norelco S9000 Prestige
Yes

1 hour of full battery charge will give you 50 minutes

Yes

It charges fully in 60 minutes and battery life is 1 hour.

CORDLESS

Braun Series 5 5030s
Philips Norelco S9000 Prestige
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

It is cordless. You can shave while on the go.

Philips Norelco S9000 Prestige

DESIGN

TYPE

Braun Series 5 5030s
Philips Norelco S9000 Prestige
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 NanoTech precision blades that shave in a circular motion to offer you with an extremely close shave. These blades are strengthened with Nano particles that cut hair as close as possible

WIRELESS CHARGING

Braun Series 5 5030s
Philips Norelco S9000 Prestige
No

Yes

You can charge its lithium-ion battery wirelessly with a Wireless Qi charging pad. This pad is included in the box - so you don't have to buy it separately. This wireless charging option sets Norelco S9000 Presitige apart. You can as well use this Wireless Qi charging pad to charge any other Qi-compliant device

MECHANISM

Braun Series 5 5030s
Philips Norelco S9000 Prestige
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

Its shaving system is characterised by - BeardAdapt Sensor system which auto detects beard density, NanoTech precision blades and SkinComfort rings which feature protective coating for smooth shaving, Contour detecting heads which move in 8 different directions

DISPLAY

Braun Series 5 5030s
Philips Norelco S9000 Prestige
Yes

Small LED display shows battery level status only

Yes

Its LED digital interface will always show you battery status

BUILD UP

Braun Series 5 5030s
Philips Norelco S9000 Prestige
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

High quality build-up. Looks better than all Norelco shavers on the market

TRIMMER

Braun Series 5 5030s
Philips Norelco S9000 Prestige
Yes

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

Yes

Features a SmartClick Precision Trimmer which you can use to shape your moustache or sideburn

BATTERY LIFE

Braun Series 5 5030s
Philips Norelco S9000 Prestige
Yes

50 minutes of battery life once fully charged for 1 hour

Yes

1 hour on a 60 minutes charge

ACCESSORIES

Braun Series 5 5030s
Philips Norelco S9000 Prestige
Yes

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

Yes

Precision trimmer for moustache grooming, Philips Qi Wireless Charger for effortless wireless charging, Premium Travel Case and a Skin cleansing brush for cleaning skin before shaving

Philips Norelco S9000 Prestige

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