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Philips Norelco 4500 VS. Philips Norelco 9700

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Winner:

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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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 :

Philips Norelco 9700

  • GOOD ON THICK BEARDS
USABILITY
WINNER :

Philips Norelco 9700

  • ERGONOMIC HANDLE
  • SPEED SETTINGS
  • CLEANING MACHINE
DESIGN
WINNER :

Philips Norelco 9700

  • BUILD UP
Comparison Winner
Philips Norelco 9700

Reasons why we like it:

  • GOOD ON THICK BEARDS
  • ERGONOMIC HANDLE
  • SPEED SETTINGS
  • CLEANING MACHINE
  • BUILD UP
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COMPARISON – Philips Norelco 4500 VS. Philips Norelco 9700

PERFORMANCE

WORKS WITH GEL OR FOAM

Philips Norelco 4500
Philips Norelco 9700
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

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

Philips Norelco 4500
Philips Norelco 9700
No

No

CONTOUR ADAPTABILITY

Philips Norelco 4500
Philips Norelco 9700
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

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

Philips Norelco 4500
Philips Norelco 9700
No

No

FOR ALL SKIN TYPES

Philips Norelco 4500
Philips Norelco 9700
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

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

Philips Norelco 4500
Philips Norelco 9700
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

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

Philips Norelco 4500
Philips Norelco 9700
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

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

Philips Norelco 4500
Philips Norelco 9700
No

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

Philips Norelco 4500
Philips Norelco 9700
No

No

Philips Norelco 9700

USABILITY

ERGONOMIC HANDLE

Philips Norelco 4500
Philips Norelco 9700
No

Yes

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

SPEED SETTINGS

Philips Norelco 4500
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

Philips Norelco 4500
Philips Norelco 9700
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

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

CLEANING MACHINE

Philips Norelco 4500
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

Philips Norelco 4500
Philips Norelco 9700
Yes

Uses a Lithium-Ion Battery which charges fully within 1 hour. This will give 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

Philips Norelco 4500
Philips Norelco 9700
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

Yes, it is a cordless rotary shaver

Philips Norelco 9700

DESIGN

TYPE

Philips Norelco 4500
Philips Norelco 9700
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

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

WIRELESS CHARGING

Philips Norelco 4500
Philips Norelco 9700
No

No

MECHANISM

Philips Norelco 4500
Philips Norelco 9700
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

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

Philips Norelco 4500
Philips Norelco 9700
Yes

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

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

Philips Norelco 4500
Philips Norelco 9700
No

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

Philips Norelco 4500
Philips Norelco 9700
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

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

Philips Norelco 4500
Philips Norelco 9700
Yes

50 minutes when the shaver is fully charged for 1 hour

Yes

1 hour on a 60 minutes full charge

ACCESSORIES

Philips Norelco 4500
Philips Norelco 9700
Yes

Protection cap, Power cord, 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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