CATEGORY : Electric Shavers

Braun Series 7 790cc VS. Philips Norelco S9000 Prestige

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8.7
Runners Up:

Braun Series 7 790cc

Reasons to buy Braun Series 7 790cc:

  • button icon Most effective dry shaver on the market
  • button icon Well built and Durable
  • button icon AutoSensing motor enables shaving dense beards
  • button icon 5 shaving modes
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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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summary Review:

PERFORMANCE
WINNER :

Braun Series 7 790cc

  • CPM
  • CAN SHAVE HEAD
USABILITY
WINNER :

Braun Series 7 790cc

  • CLEANING MACHINE
DESIGN
WINNER :

Philips Norelco S9000 Prestige

  • WIRELESS CHARGING
  • DISPLAY

COMPARISON – Braun Series 7 790cc VS. Philips Norelco S9000 Prestige

PERFORMANCE

WORKS WITH GEL OR FOAM

Braun Series 7 790cc
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 7 790cc
Philips Norelco S9000 Prestige
Yes

30,000 Cross-cutting actions per minute and 10,000 microvibrations which help capture and shave even the shortest hair. With such a speed, you will make just a few stroked to get a real close shave

No

CONTOUR ADAPTABILITY

Braun Series 7 790cc
Philips Norelco S9000 Prestige
Yes

Features an 8D contour adaptation technology which enables the shaver's head rotate to 8 different directions thus make it easy for the shaver to adapt to your skin contours thus capture more hair in every single pass

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 7 790cc
Philips Norelco S9000 Prestige
Yes

Uses an advanced AutoSensing motor to understand beard density and thus increase on the speed and power of the shaver to clear even a dense beard

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 7 790cc
Philips Norelco S9000 Prestige
Yes

Even though 7 790cc is a dry shaver, you can opt for a Sensitive Mode - this will reduce on the shaver's power so that it shaves a sensitive skin without pulling or nicking it

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 7 790cc
Philips Norelco S9000 Prestige
Yes

Uses its innovative Sonic technology to help it capture the shortest stubble using 10,000 micro vibrations and an Active Lift trimmer which captures flat lying hairs found in all hard to shave areas

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 7 790cc
Philips Norelco S9000 Prestige
Yes

With its 8D flexible shaving head, Braun Series 7 can pivot to 8 directions making it easier to shave some of the most problematic areas.The shaving head will easily adapt to your facial contours

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 7 790cc
Philips Norelco S9000 Prestige
Yes

It uses 4 shaving elements and 5 custom speed modes that you can use to clear off a thick beard. The 4 shaving elements include; 3 cutting elements and the 1 Skin Guard. As for the speed, opt for the Turbo Mode

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 7 790cc
Philips Norelco S9000 Prestige
Yes

Due to its 3 cutting elements, a Skin Guard and the Intelligent Sonic Autosense Technology, you can use Braun 790cc to shave your head

No

Braun Series 7 790cc

USABILITY

ERGONOMIC HANDLE

Braun Series 7 790cc
Philips Norelco S9000 Prestige
Yes

Its ergonomic handle makes it easy to hold. It does not slip out of hands even 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 7 790cc
Philips Norelco S9000 Prestige
Yes

Choose from 5 personalized shaving modes to get results of your choice. You can choose between Sensitive mode for sensitive skins, Normal mode for thorough shaving and Turbo mode for a quick shave

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 7 790cc
Philips Norelco S9000 Prestige
Yes

This model is 100 percent waterproofs. It can be immersed in water up to 5 meters. This makes it easy to clean even without a cleaning station

Yes

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

CLEANING MACHINE

Braun Series 7 790cc
Philips Norelco S9000 Prestige
Yes

You will get a cleaning machine for this shaver. This can be used to Clean, Lubricate, Sharpen and renew the shaver

No

CHARGING TIME

Braun Series 7 790cc
Philips Norelco S9000 Prestige
Yes

Features a State of art Li Ion Battery that never loses performance. It gets fully charged in 1 hour and you will get 50 minutes of shaving time

Yes

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

CORDLESS

Braun Series 7 790cc
Philips Norelco S9000 Prestige
Yes

Yes, it is a cordless foil shaver. You can’t use it when it’s plugged into power

Yes

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

Braun Series 7 790cc

DESIGN

TYPE

Braun Series 7 790cc
Philips Norelco S9000 Prestige
Yes

Foil shaver with a skin guard feature to protect your skin. Cutting blades are beneath the optifoil so your skin does not get exposed to the sharp cutting blades

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 7 790cc
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 7 790cc
Philips Norelco S9000 Prestige
Yes

Its shaving mechanism is made up 3 unique features and these include; 4 shaving elements, Intelligent Sonic Autosense Technology, 8D Contour Adaptation and 5 Shaving Modes

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 7 790cc
Philips Norelco S9000 Prestige
No

Yes

Its LED digital interface will always show you battery status

BUILD UP

Braun Series 7 790cc
Philips Norelco S9000 Prestige
Yes

High quality build up. Durable and nice looking

Yes

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

TRIMMER

Braun Series 7 790cc
Philips Norelco S9000 Prestige
Yes

This models pop-up trimmer is placed at the front not at the back as it is with the other shavers

Yes

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

BATTERY LIFE

Braun Series 7 790cc
Philips Norelco S9000 Prestige
Yes

50 minutes on a 1 hour full charge

Yes

1 hour on a 60 minutes charge

ACCESSORIES

Braun Series 7 790cc
Philips Norelco S9000 Prestige
Yes

1 Cleaning Unit, 1 Cleaning Cartridge,1 Travel Case, 1 Electric Cord and a Travel Case

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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