CATEGORY : Electric Shavers

Philips Norelco 5700 VS. Philips Norelco 9700

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Philips Norelco 5700

Reasons to buy Philips Norelco 5700:

  • button icon You will enjoy both wet and dry shaving option
  • button icon Choose the turbo powered mode for dense beards
  • button icon Smooth and comfortable shaving heads
  • button icon Affordable
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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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COMPARISON – Philips Norelco 5700 VS. Philips Norelco 9700

PERFORMANCE

WORKS WITH GEL OR FOAM

Philips Norelco 5700
Philips Norelco 9700
Yes

The Aquatec Wet and Dry option will allow you to choose between two options and these include using gel or opting for a quick dry shave. It can also be used under 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 5700
Philips Norelco 9700
No

No

CONTOUR ADAPTABILITY

Philips Norelco 5700
Philips Norelco 9700
Yes

Its 3 rotary heads and blades can move up to 5 directions while keeping skin contact to ensure you get a real close shave on all contours of your face, neck and jaw line.

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 5700
Philips Norelco 9700
No

No

FOR ALL SKIN TYPES

Philips Norelco 5700
Philips Norelco 9700
Yes

Since its wet and dry and it also has smooth shaver heads, it can be used by people of all skin types.

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 5700
Philips Norelco 9700
Yes

It can shave a 3 day stubble using its MultiPrecision Blade System which raises and cuts all short and flat lying hairs in just a few strokes. The Super Lift and Cut Action shaves much closer. One blade will lift the air while the second blade cuts below the skin for exceptional results.

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 5700
Philips Norelco 9700
Yes

Features 3 rotary heads that pivot to 5 directions to ensure that all contours are handled and treated the same. But as the heads move, they will maintain skin contact for a closer and faster shave.

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 5700
Philips Norelco 9700
Yes

Not so much but it can do a good job due to its Turbo mode setting which increases on the speed and power of the shaver to cut through a thick beard with a few passes.

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 5700
Philips Norelco 9700
No

No

USABILITY

ERGONOMIC HANDLE

Philips Norelco 5700
Philips Norelco 9700
Yes

Features a well shaped ergonomic handle that fits in both small and large hands.

Yes

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

SPEED SETTINGS

Philips Norelco 5700
Philips Norelco 9700
Yes

You have the option of setting the shaver in a TURBO mode which makes the shaver 10x more stronger and effective on dense beards.

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 5700
Philips Norelco 9700
Yes

The Aquatec seal makes it hard for water to damage the shaver that is to why it can be used in the shower. You can as well wash it under running tap water.

Yes

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

CLEANING MACHINE

Philips Norelco 5700
Philips Norelco 9700
Yes

This shaving unit comes with a Smart Clean machine. This should be used to auto clean the shaver, lubricate the blades and charge it. When you use this Smart Clean machine often, your shaver will perform as new all the time.

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 5700
Philips Norelco 9700
Yes

Its Lithium-ion battery charges fully after 1 hour and this will give you 45 minutes of shaving time which computes to 15 shaves. However, you can also opt for a 5 minutes charge and get a onetime shave.

Yes

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

CORDLESS

Philips Norelco 5700
Philips Norelco 9700
Yes

It is fully a cordless shaver. Can’t be used while plugged into power. Always wait until its fully charged.

Yes

Yes, it is a cordless rotary shaver

DESIGN

TYPE

Philips Norelco 5700
Philips Norelco 9700
Yes

It is a rotary shaver with circular blades and 3 heads that move in 5 directions following facial contours ensuring that you get a clean close shave. It has a Turbo mode which boots its power 10 times more.

Yes

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

WIRELESS CHARGING

Philips Norelco 5700
Philips Norelco 9700
No

No

MECHANISM

Philips Norelco 5700
Philips Norelco 9700
Yes

Its mechanism is made up of the following features: Super Lift and Cut Action, Aquatec Wet and Dry, MultiPrecision Blade System and a Turbo mode which boosts shaver’s power and speed 10 more.

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 5700
Philips Norelco 9700
Yes

Features a simple LED display which shows battery status and travel lock function. Your shaver should always be in a travel lock after use to prevent it from switching on its self automatically.

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 5700
Philips Norelco 9700
Yes

Premium build-up with a curvy ergonomic handle that makes it easy to hold.

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 5700
Philips Norelco 9700
Yes

Comes with a SmartClick precision trimmer which you can attach on the head section to groom your mustache and sideburns. This SmartClick trimmer is skin friendly as well.

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 5700
Philips Norelco 9700
Yes

45 minutes on a 1 hour charge

Yes

1 hour on a 60 minutes full charge

ACCESSORIES

Philips Norelco 5700
Philips Norelco 9700
Yes

SmartClick precision trimmer, power cord and protective cap

Yes

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

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