CATEGORY : Electric Shavers

Braun Series 7 740S VS. Philips Norelco 9700

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Braun Series 7 740S

Reasons to buy Braun Series 7 740S:

  • button icon Use Wet & Dry or in the shower
  • button icon Personalize it basing on your needs
  • button icon Precision Headlock lets you lock the head in the right angle
  • button icon Powerful and effective
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Runners Up:

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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PERFORMANCE
WINNER :

Braun Series 7 740S

  • CPM
USABILITY
DRAW :
DESIGN
WINNER :

Philips Norelco 9700

  • DISPLAY

COMPARISON – Braun Series 7 740S VS. Philips Norelco 9700

PERFORMANCE

WORKS WITH GEL OR FOAM

Braun Series 7 740S
Philips Norelco 9700
Yes

Whether you prefer wet or dry or shave with gel, this model will always offer you with great results. Men with sensitive will better results with wet shaving.

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 7 740S
Philips Norelco 9700
Yes

With its 4 synchronized shaver elements, 30000 Cuts Per Minute and 10000 micro vibrations, the shaver will capture even the shortest hairs on the skin.

No

CONTOUR ADAPTABILITY

Braun Series 7 740S
Philips Norelco 9700
Yes

With the help of 8D flexible shaver head,the shaver can reach all hard to shave areas and problematic contours without losing skin contact and ensuring that hair is removed in every single pass.

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 7 740S
Philips Norelco 9700
No

No

FOR ALL SKIN TYPES

Braun Series 7 740S
Philips Norelco 9700
Yes

This shaver can be used on all skin types. It has a very smooth and thin foil system which captures hair for thorough grooming. It can also be used wet or dry. Its active lift and cut blades will ensure your skin is not pulled or nicked when grooming.

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 7 740S
Philips Norelco 9700
Yes

Features individual floating foils and a trimmer mounted on the 8-D pivoting head which keeps skin contact shaving as close as 0.05 mm. So a short stubble of 3 days will be cleared with ease.

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 7 740S
Philips Norelco 9700
Yes

8-D flexible head follows all facial, neck and jaw line contours. You will be able to shave all difficult to shave areas including the neck.

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 7 740S
Philips Norelco 9700
Yes

Yes, it works very well on a thick beard. Its mechanism is tailored to deal with any type of beard. You can shave wet or dry.

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 7 740S
Philips Norelco 9700
No

No

Braun Series 7 740S

USABILITY

ERGONOMIC HANDLE

Braun Series 7 740S
Philips Norelco 9700
Yes

Braun has maintained the same design with all its Series 7 shavers so they all share the same design and ergonomic handle which features a textured rubber at the back and on the sides for extra grip while 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 7 740S
Philips Norelco 9700
Yes

Choose from 5 shaving modes to get custom results. These range from sensitive to turbo speed.

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 7 740S
Philips Norelco 9700
Yes

It is 100% washable and water proof. Can be submerged in water up to 5 meters. Easily shave while in the shower without compromising on the mechanism of the shaver.

Yes

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

CLEANING MACHINE

Braun Series 7 740S
Philips Norelco 9700
Yes

It comes with a Clean and Charge machine. This 5 action machine hygienically cleans your shaver, charges, lubricates and dries it. All this done at the touch of a button. You will always get a reminder on when to use this station.

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 7 740S
Philips Norelco 9700
Yes

Li-Ion Battery Is Fully charged in 1 hr and this gives you 50 minutes of grooming time.

Yes

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

CORDLESS

Braun Series 7 740S
Philips Norelco 9700
Yes

Fully a cordless shaver. For safety purposes, you can’t use it when its plugged into power.

Yes

Yes, it is a cordless rotary shaver

DESIGN

TYPE

Braun Series 7 740S
Philips Norelco 9700
Yes

This is a foil shaver with an 8-D pivoting head, One middle trimmer, 2 ultra-thin OptiFoils and 1 Skin guard for skin protection

Yes

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

WIRELESS CHARGING

Braun Series 7 740S
Philips Norelco 9700
No

No

MECHANISM

Braun Series 7 740S
Philips Norelco 9700
Yes

Its mechanism is made up of the following functions:- Intelligent Sonic technology which makes 10,000 vibrations that lift up hair for cutting and 4 synchronized cutting 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 7 740S
Philips Norelco 9700
No

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 7 740S
Philips Norelco 9700
Yes

High quality build-up and beautiful design. The headlock will help you lock the 8-D shaver head into one favorite position.

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 7 740S
Philips Norelco 9700
Yes

Features a small pop-up trimmer on the shaver’s head for mustache and sideburn shaping.

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 7 740S
Philips Norelco 9700
Yes

45 minutes once fully charged for 1 hour

Yes

1 hour on a 60 minutes full charge

ACCESSORIES

Braun Series 7 740S
Philips Norelco 9700
Yes

Clean & Charge station, Travel pouch, Smartplug 100-240 Voltage and a Cleaning brush

Yes

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

Philips Norelco 9700

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