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Philips Norelco 8900 VS. Braun Series 5 5030s

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Philips Norelco 8900

Reasons to buy Philips Norelco 8900:

  • button icon Smooth shaving heads perfect on every skin type
  • button icon Shaves wet and dry
  • button icon Cuts hair up to 30 percent closer
  • button icon Offers a comfortable shave than most rotary shavers
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Braun Series 5 5030s

Reasons to buy Braun Series 5 5030s :

  • button icon Maximum performance and excellent skin comfort
  • button icon It is Affordable
  • button icon Maintains skin contact thus offer you with a clean shave
  • button icon Can be used with a Cord or when its cordless
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COMPARISON – Philips Norelco 8900 VS. Braun Series 5 5030s

PERFORMANCE

WORKS WITH GEL OR FOAM

Philips Norelco 8900
Braun Series 5 5030s
Yes

Can work as a dry or wet shaver.This makes it an ideal rotary shaver for sensitive skins.This makes it an ideal rotary shaver for sensitive skins.It won't pull or nick your skin while wet shaving

No

CPM

Philips Norelco 8900
Braun Series 5 5030s
No

Yes

It is quite an efficient shaver, makes about 30,000 cuts per minute just like Braun Series 7 models. This is a very good speed for starter shaver

CONTOUR ADAPTABILITY

Philips Norelco 8900
Braun Series 5 5030s
Yes

The contour detect technology is based on the flexibility of the shaving heads which move in EIGHT different directions following each contour

Yes

The MicroMotion function creates separate suspensions for all cutting elements thus making it easy for the shaver to respond to each and every contour. In addition to that, the MacroMotion function enables the shavers head to pivot effortlessly along larger contours

BEARD DENSITY SENSOR

Philips Norelco 8900
Braun Series 5 5030s
No

No

FOR ALL SKIN TYPES

Philips Norelco 8900
Braun Series 5 5030s
Yes

Can be used by men with of all types of skins.Those with normal skins can opt for the dry shaving option while those with very sensitive skins can opt for wet shaving option

Yes

Yes, it can be used by any one. It is not a fully wet and dry shaver but its smooth shaving foils are tender and friendly on every skin type.

WORKS ON 3 DAY STUBBLE

Philips Norelco 8900
Braun Series 5 5030s
Yes

Uses its V-track precision blades that cut up to 30% closer to shave a 3 day stubble

Yes

It features 2 SensoFoil Blades that have 899 unique apertures which shave as close as 0.058mm. This means it can shave 1-3 day stubble without irritating or cutting your skin.

FLEXIBLE HEAD

Philips Norelco 8900
Braun Series 5 5030s
Yes

Features 3 shaving heads which move in 8 directions reaching all hard to shave areas like below the neck

Yes

Features a Flexible shaving head which moves up to 8 directions maintaining skin contact on each and every contour thus offer you with a clean, uniform close shave. The shaver can also reach those hard-to-shave areas.

GOOD ON THICK BEARDS

Philips Norelco 8900
Braun Series 5 5030s
Yes

The V-Track Precision Blade System is tailored to capture and shave all sorts of beards. These blades collect hairs that grow in various directions for thorough shaving

Yes

The UltraActive Lift and CroosHair Blades will capture even the hardest hair to shave. So if you have a thick beard, feel free to use this shaver.

CAN SHAVE HEAD

Philips Norelco 8900
Braun Series 5 5030s
No

No

USABILITY

ERGONOMIC HANDLE

Philips Norelco 8900
Braun Series 5 5030s
Yes

Well shaped ergonomic handle that makes it easy to hold while wet shaving. You won't get tired even when you shave for longer hours

Yes

It has a well built & shaped ergonomic handle that features a textured rubber at the back for extra grip when shaving in the shower.

SPEED SETTINGS

Philips Norelco 8900
Braun Series 5 5030s
No

No

FULLY WASHABLE

Philips Norelco 8900
Braun Series 5 5030s
Yes

It is fully washable. You can clean it with running tap water and a brush. Men who love shaving while in the shower, this is the best shaver for you

Yes

Braun series 5 is 100% washable. It can be immersed in water 5 meters, so you can enjoy a comfortable shave while in the shower. After using the shaver, run tap water over the head to remove hair that is stuck in the foil/blades

CLEANING MACHINE

Philips Norelco 8900
Braun Series 5 5030s
No

No

CHARGING TIME

Philips Norelco 8900
Braun Series 5 5030s
Yes

1 hour charge time. This will give you 50 minutes of shaving time

Yes

1 hour of full battery charge will give you 50 minutes

CORDLESS

Philips Norelco 8900
Braun Series 5 5030s
Yes

Fully cordless, it can’t work while plugged into power. Always wait for the battery to charge or opt for a quick charge

Yes

It can be used corded or cordless. This is the only Braun electric shaver that can be used Corded. So if you forgot to charge the shaver, no worries, simply plug it into power and get things moving.

DESIGN

TYPE

Philips Norelco 8900
Braun Series 5 5030s
Yes

Rotary shaver with circular blades that self sharpen themselves to maintain shaver performance year after year

Yes

Foil shaver with 2 Cross Hair Blades and an Ultra Active Lift foil which captures all hard-to-shave hairs that grow on the neck and chin areas.

WIRELESS CHARGING

Philips Norelco 8900
Braun Series 5 5030s
No

No

MECHANISM

Philips Norelco 8900
Braun Series 5 5030s
Yes

This rotary shaving mechanism is made up of the following features: Track Precision Blade System, 8 Directions Contouring System and a Click-on beard styler

Yes

This unit's shaving system is made up of the following features: UltraActiveLift Foil, CrossHair blades that cut as close as possible, 8-D flexible head,Precision Trimmer, MicroMotion & MacroMotion function and 3 shaving elements

DISPLAY

Philips Norelco 8900
Braun Series 5 5030s
Yes

The LED Display will always show you battery level, when the shaver's head needs replacement and also when the travel lock is on. The main importance of a travel lock is to prevent the shaver from turning on its self by accident

Yes

Small LED display shows battery level status only

BUILD UP

Philips Norelco 8900
Braun Series 5 5030s
Yes

Well built with ergonomic handle, Led display and very smooth shaving heads that are gentle on skin

Yes

High quality built up with a very good grip and ergonomic handle. You can use its MultiHeadLock function to lock the head in different positions.

TRIMMER

Philips Norelco 8900
Braun Series 5 5030s
Yes

The Smart Click Beard Styler comes with 5 built-in-length settings which you can use to trim short stubble. The rounded tips on the styler combs are designed to prevent skin irritations.

Yes

Features a Precision trimmer at the back of the head. Simply slide it out to shape your beard,mustache and sideburn

BATTERY LIFE

Philips Norelco 8900
Braun Series 5 5030s
Yes

It lasts for 50 minutes and the LED display will always show you battery status

Yes

50 minutes of battery life once fully charged for 1 hour

ACCESSORIES

Philips Norelco 8900
Braun Series 5 5030s
Yes

SmartClick Beard Styler, power cord, and travel case

Yes

Charging Cord,Protection Cap,Cleaning Brush,Appliance Oil and a Soft Travel Bag

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