CATEGORY : Electric Shavers

Philips Norelco 4500 VS. Panasonic ES LV61 A

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7.8
Winner:

Panasonic ES LV61 A

Reasons to buy Panasonic ES LV61 A:

  • button icon Wide shaving head covers a wide surface area
  • button icon Wet and Dry operation
  • button icon Multi-flex pivoting shaver head
  • button icon Will offer you with a close , clean shave
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Runners Up:

Philips Norelco 4500

Reasons to buy Philips Norelco 4500 :

  • button icon Affordable and efficient
  • button icon Dual Precision shaving system guarantees you with a clean shave
  • button icon Can be used wet or dry
  • button icon Ideal for sensitive skins - due to its smooth shaving heads
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summary Review:

PERFORMANCE
WINNER :

Panasonic ES LV61 A

  • CPM
  • GOOD ON THICK BEARDS
  • CAN SHAVE HEAD
USABILITY
WINNER :

Panasonic ES LV61 A

  • ERGONOMIC HANDLE
DESIGN
DRAW :
Comparison Winner
Panasonic ES LV61 A

Reasons why we like it:

  • CPM
  • GOOD ON THICK BEARDS
  • CAN SHAVE HEAD
  • ERGONOMIC HANDLE
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COMPARISON – Philips Norelco 4500 VS. Panasonic ES LV61 A

PERFORMANCE

WORKS WITH GEL OR FOAM

Philips Norelco 4500
Panasonic ES LV61 A
Yes

This unit can be used with get or water. It is a wet and dry electric shaver, fully washable with an AquaTec seal for convenient grooming while in the shower.

Yes

You opt for a dry or wet shave depending on the type of your skin. When you use gel or foam, it softens the beards thus making it easy to shave.

CPM

Philips Norelco 4500
Panasonic ES LV61 A
No

Yes

Features a fast linear motor which delivers 14,000 cycles per minute. This fast motor will guarantee you with a quick shave. It eliminates time wastage, pulling and irritation of the skin.

CONTOUR ADAPTABILITY

Philips Norelco 4500
Panasonic ES LV61 A
Yes

It features a pivoting, flexible float system which follows facial contours while keeping shaver heads close to the skin for thorough and effective grooming.

Yes

The Face-Hugging Multi-Flex Pivoting Head and Multi-fit ARC5 foil move 25 degrees back and forth and 20 degrees left & right conforming and following different contours on the neck, chine and jaw line.

BEARD DENSITY SENSOR

Philips Norelco 4500
Panasonic ES LV61 A
No

No

FOR ALL SKIN TYPES

Philips Norelco 4500
Panasonic ES LV61 A
Yes

Yes, since it is wet and dry enabled and it also has smooth flexible heads, men with various skin types can use it. Those with sensitive skins should opt for wet shaving because it makes hair softer and easier to shave.

Yes

True, it can be used by men of all types of skins. It’s both wet and dry and the foils are both thin and smooth so it won’t nick or pull your skin.

WORKS ON 3 DAY STUBBLE

Philips Norelco 4500
Panasonic ES LV61 A
Yes

Since it has a Super Lift and Cut Dual-blade action which lifts up short or flat lying hair for cutting, it will be effective on 3 day stubble.

Yes

Using its Lift-Tech Foil System which works together with the Arc5 blades can capture and shave the shortest stubble from all contours on your skin.

FLEXIBLE HEAD

Philips Norelco 4500
Panasonic ES LV61 A
Yes

Features flex and float system that follows various facial contours while keeping the 3 shaver's heads close to the skin ensuring close and clean shave in all areas it can reach.

Yes

It’s Face-Hugging Multi-Flex Pivoting Head pivots to various directions. It moves 25 degrees back and forth, 20 degrees left and right. But as it is moving, it keeps skin contact so that you get a real close shave.

GOOD ON THICK BEARDS

Philips Norelco 4500
Panasonic ES LV61 A
No

Yes

Definitely, it can shave a thick beard in no minutes. The liner motor is too powerful, it makes over 70,000 cross cuts per minutes and the 30-Degree Stainless Steel Nanotech Blades are both sharp and strong.

CAN SHAVE HEAD

Philips Norelco 4500
Panasonic ES LV61 A
No

Yes

True, you can use it to shave your head. But hair should not be too much. The wide shaving head will cover a big surface area so you will get a clean head shave with a few passes.

Panasonic ES LV61 A

USABILITY

ERGONOMIC HANDLE

Philips Norelco 4500
Panasonic ES LV61 A
No

Yes

Has a curved ergonomic handle with a rubberized texture at the back. This shaver has some weight on it so you don’t have to use lots of pressure while cutting beards.

SPEED SETTINGS

Philips Norelco 4500
Panasonic ES LV61 A
No

No

FULLY WASHABLE

Philips Norelco 4500
Panasonic ES LV61 A
Yes

Yes, this small shaver can be washed under running tap water. It has an AquaTec seal which prevents water from damaging the inside parts of the shaver.

Yes

Yes, it is 100% washable. You can easily shave from the shower and later on clean the shaver with running tap water.

CLEANING MACHINE

Philips Norelco 4500
Panasonic ES LV61 A
No

No

CHARGING TIME

Philips Norelco 4500
Panasonic ES LV61 A
Yes

Uses a Lithium-Ion Battery which charges fully within 1 hour. This will give you 50 minutes of grooming time.

Yes

1 hour charge time will give you 45 minutes of grooming time. However a quick 3 minutes charge can give you 1 shave.

CORDLESS

Philips Norelco 4500
Panasonic ES LV61 A
Yes

True, this shaver is fully cordless. For safety purposes, Philips has disabled functionality when the shaver is plugged into power. If you want a quick shave, charge the battery for at least 10 minutes and this will give one shave.

Yes

100% cordless shaver. It comes with an AC Recharger.

Panasonic ES LV61 A

DESIGN

TYPE

Philips Norelco 4500
Panasonic ES LV61 A
Yes

Rotary shaver with a Dual Precision shaving system which shaves both long and short stubble. It also features Super Lift and Cut Dual-blades which lift hair off the skin for cutting.

Yes

Foil shaver with a multi-flex head the moves back and forth.

WIRELESS CHARGING

Philips Norelco 4500
Panasonic ES LV61 A
No

No

MECHANISM

Philips Norelco 4500
Panasonic ES LV61 A
Yes

Norelco 4500 has a very simple mechanism which includes:DualPrecision shaver system, Flex and Float System which maintains skin contact as the shaver manoeuvres over various contours,AquaTec seal offers convenient DRY or WET shave, Super Lift and Cut Dual-blade action which lifts flat lying hair

Yes

This unit's mechanism is made up of the following functions; Lift-Tech Foil System which lifts and cuts short hair, Face-Hugging Multi-Flex Pivoting Head, 30-Degree Stainless Steel Nanotech Blades, Multi-fit ARC Blades and Wet or Dry Shave option

DISPLAY

Philips Norelco 4500
Panasonic ES LV61 A
Yes

Features a small LED display which shows battery status. You will always know when to re-charge your shaver.

Yes

Its 10-Stage Illuminated Blue LCD Display shows all relevant information about your shaver and this includes; battery status, cleaning reminder and blade replacement reminder

BUILD UP

Philips Norelco 4500
Panasonic ES LV61 A
No

No

TRIMMER

Philips Norelco 4500
Panasonic ES LV61 A
Yes

Features a Pop-up trimmer at the back of the shaver's head. This can be used to groom and shape mustache & sideburns.

Yes

Features a pop-up beard trimmer on the shavers head.

BATTERY LIFE

Philips Norelco 4500
Panasonic ES LV61 A
Yes

50 minutes when the shaver is fully charged for 1 hour

Yes

45 minutes once it is fully charged

ACCESSORIES

Philips Norelco 4500
Panasonic ES LV61 A
Yes

Protection cap, Power cord, Cleaning brush

Yes

AC Recharger, Travel Pouch.

Overall Winner

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