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Philips Norelco 9700 VS. Braun Series 5 5190cc

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Winner:

Braun Series 5 5190cc

Reasons to buy Braun Series 5 5190cc:

  • button icon Auto senses beard density for efficient shaving
  • button icon Great performance and excellent skin comfort
  • button icon Ultra ActiveLift lifts and cuts flat-lying hairs
  • button icon 3X better adaptation than other Series 5 shavers
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Runners Up:

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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summary Review:

PERFORMANCE
WINNER :

Braun Series 5 5190cc

  • CPM
  • BEARD DENSITY SENSOR
USABILITY
WINNER :

Philips Norelco 9700

  • SPEED SETTINGS
DESIGN
DRAW :
Comparison Winner
Braun Series 5 5190cc

Reasons why we like it:

  • CPM
  • BEARD DENSITY SENSOR
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COMPARISON – Philips Norelco 9700 VS. Braun Series 5 5190cc

PERFORMANCE

WORKS WITH GEL OR FOAM

Philips Norelco 9700
Braun Series 5 5190cc
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.

Yes

This model is Wet and Dry.It is designed to be safe to use under the shower or with gel or foam.This will give you a chance to enjoy a comfortable moisturized grooming experience.

CPM

Philips Norelco 9700
Braun Series 5 5190cc
No

Yes

Makes 30,000 cuts per minute just all the other Braun Series 5 models. 30,000 cuts per minute is quite fast and efficient.

CONTOUR ADAPTABILITY

Philips Norelco 9700
Braun Series 5 5190cc
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

Yes

It adapts to your facial contours using its 8-D flexible head and MicroMotion function which enables individual suspension of cutting elements to respond to facial contours.

BEARD DENSITY SENSOR

Philips Norelco 9700
Braun Series 5 5190cc
No

Yes

With the AutoSensing motor, this shaver can sense the density of your beard and adapt to its thickness for efficient performance.

FOR ALL SKIN TYPES

Philips Norelco 9700
Braun Series 5 5190cc
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.

Yes

Since it is a Wet and Dry shaver, it can be used by people of all types of skins. Those with good skins can opt for dry shaving while those with sensitive skins should opt for wet shaving.

WORKS ON 3 DAY STUBBLE

Philips Norelco 9700
Braun Series 5 5190cc
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

Yes

Using its AutoSense technology and an ActiveLift trimmer, the shaver can easily pickup the shortest hair without irritating your skin.

FLEXIBLE HEAD

Philips Norelco 9700
Braun Series 5 5190cc
Yes

The 3 shaving heads can move in 8 different directions following all facial contours. Guarantying you with a clean close shave

Yes

8 Direction Comfort head can move up to 8 directions reaching all hard-to-shave areas. But has the head moves, it maintains skin contact responding to all facial contours and picking up each and every hair on the skin.

GOOD ON THICK BEARDS

Philips Norelco 9700
Braun Series 5 5190cc
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

Yes

The AutoSensing Motor keeps on reading your beard density thus adjust its motor speed to shave a thick beard effectively without pulling or nicking your skin.

CAN SHAVE HEAD

Philips Norelco 9700
Braun Series 5 5190cc
No

No

Braun Series 5 5190cc

USABILITY

ERGONOMIC HANDLE

Philips Norelco 9700
Braun Series 5 5190cc
Yes

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

Yes

Features a textured rubberized ergonomic handle with a better grip and slim in size. This shaver fits both small and large hands. Its light weight so you won't get tired holding it for longer hours.

SPEED SETTINGS

Philips Norelco 9700
Braun Series 5 5190cc
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

No

FULLY WASHABLE

Philips Norelco 9700
Braun Series 5 5190cc
Yes

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

Yes

Fully washable. It can be immersed into 5 meters of water. So enjoy shaving while in the shower and always wash it with tap water and a brush.

CLEANING MACHINE

Philips Norelco 9700
Braun Series 5 5190cc
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

Yes

It comes with a clean and charge station which cleans, lubricates and dries the shaver. This cleaning station will always keep your shaver new year-after-year.

CHARGING TIME

Philips Norelco 9700
Braun Series 5 5190cc
Yes

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

Yes

Use a Li-Ion battery which charges for 1 hour and will last for up to 50 minutes. But unlike the other Series 5, this model can't be used while plugged into power, you have to wait for it to charge

CORDLESS

Philips Norelco 9700
Braun Series 5 5190cc
Yes

Yes, it is a cordless rotary shaver

Yes

It is a fully cordless shaver. Charge it for 1 hour and always get 50 minutes of grooming time.

Philips Norelco 9700

DESIGN

TYPE

Philips Norelco 9700
Braun Series 5 5190cc
Yes

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

Yes

This is a Foil Shaver with 2 SensoFoil blades featuring 899 unique apertures that shave as close as 0.058mm. These SensoFoil blades are tough on beards but gentle on skin.

WIRELESS CHARGING

Philips Norelco 9700
Braun Series 5 5190cc
No

No

MECHANISM

Philips Norelco 9700
Braun Series 5 5190cc
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

Yes

Its mechanism is made up of the following features:2 SensoFoil blades, AutoSensing motor the detects beard density, ActiveLift Trimmer that lifts and cuts flat lying hair and beards that grow in different directions, 8 Direction Comfort head that pivots and follows facial contours while keeping skin contact and the Wet & Dry function.

DISPLAY

Philips Norelco 9700
Braun Series 5 5190cc
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

Yes

Features a very small display which shows battery status. You will always know when to recharge your shaver.

BUILD UP

Philips Norelco 9700
Braun Series 5 5190cc
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

Yes

Premium build-up finished in black and blue, features a MultiHeadLock with 5 adjustable angles to help you achieve a comfortable shave.

TRIMMER

Philips Norelco 9700
Braun Series 5 5190cc
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

Yes

Features a Precision Trimmer that slide out from the back of the shaver. Use this trimmer for sideburn and moustache shaping.

BATTERY LIFE

Philips Norelco 9700
Braun Series 5 5190cc
Yes

1 hour on a 60 minutes full charge

Yes

50 minutes of run time once fully charged for 1 hour.

ACCESSORIES

Philips Norelco 9700
Braun Series 5 5190cc
Yes

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

Yes

Clean & Charge station,Cleaning cartridge,Protection cap,Charging cord,Cleaning brush

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