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Philips Norelco 9700 VS. Braun Series 9 9290cc

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Winner:

Braun Series 9 9290cc

Reasons to buy Braun Series 9 9290cc:

  • button icon It is a Wet and Dry Shaver
  • button icon Exceptionally gentle to your skin.
  • button icon Captures more hair in just one single pass
  • button icon It is very effective on 3 day stubble
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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 9 9290cc

  • CPM
  • BEARD DENSITY SENSOR
  • CAN SHAVE HEAD
USABILITY
WINNER :

Philips Norelco 9700

  • SPEED SETTINGS
DESIGN
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Comparison Winner
Braun Series 9 9290cc

Reasons why we like it:

  • CPM
  • BEARD DENSITY SENSOR
  • CAN SHAVE HEAD
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COMPARISON – Philips Norelco 9700 VS. Braun Series 9 9290cc

PERFORMANCE

WORKS WITH GEL OR FOAM

Philips Norelco 9700
Braun Series 9 9290cc
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 shaver is designed to wet or dry shave. You can use the wet shaving option if your skin is too sensitive. In addition to that, you can shave while in the shower, water won't damage the shaver

CPM

Philips Norelco 9700
Braun Series 9 9290cc
No

Yes

It is a very efficient shaver making 40,000 Cross-cuts per minute and 10,000 microvibrations that capture more hair in every stoke made

CONTOUR ADAPTABILITY

Philips Norelco 9700
Braun Series 9 9290cc
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

Features a 10-D contour adaptation system which moves to shavers head up to 10 directions with floating shaving elements that gently follow and adapt to your skin.

BEARD DENSITY SENSOR

Philips Norelco 9700
Braun Series 9 9290cc
No

Yes

Uses an Intelligent AutoSense Technology to detect a change in beard density thus increase the shavers power 13x per second. This is enough power to clear a dense beard.

FOR ALL SKIN TYPES

Philips Norelco 9700
Braun Series 9 9290cc
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 with smooth foils and a skin guard which protects the skin when shaving, Braun 9 9290cc is ideal for all skin types

WORKS ON 3 DAY STUBBLE

Philips Norelco 9700
Braun Series 9 9290cc
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

Yes, it has been tested on a 3-day stubble beard and results were good. It has a HyperLift and Cut trimmer which lifts flat laying hairs for thorough shaving

FLEXIBLE HEAD

Philips Norelco 9700
Braun Series 9 9290cc
Yes

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

Yes

Features a very flexible shaving head which moves up to 10 directions. More flexible than all shavers on the market.

GOOD ON THICK BEARDS

Philips Norelco 9700
Braun Series 9 9290cc
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 Intelligent Sonic and AutoSense Technology and 5 shaving elements will ensure that no thick beard remains on your face. You can shave a thick beard with gel/foam; this will make it soft and easy to cut.

CAN SHAVE HEAD

Philips Norelco 9700
Braun Series 9 9290cc
No

Yes

You can use this model to shave your head. It features AutoSense Technology which detects hair density thus increase on the power of the shaver making it possible to shave hair on the head

Braun Series 9 9290cc

USABILITY

ERGONOMIC HANDLE

Philips Norelco 9700
Braun Series 9 9290cc
Yes

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

Yes

Well built with an ergonomic handle tailored to fit in your hands. The shaver is slim in size and light weight so you won't get tired when shaving for longer hours

SPEED SETTINGS

Philips Norelco 9700
Braun Series 9 9290cc
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 9 9290cc
Yes

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

Yes

By default, all Braun shavers are waterproof up to 5 meters. This means you can use this shaver while in the shower or wash it with running tap water

CLEANING MACHINE

Philips Norelco 9700
Braun Series 9 9290cc
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, charges and keeps your shaver new all the time. The LED display will always notify you on when to use this cleaning station

CHARGING TIME

Philips Norelco 9700
Braun Series 9 9290cc
Yes

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

Yes

Features a Li-Ion battery which charges fully in 1 hours and this will give you 50 minutes of shaving time

CORDLESS

Philips Norelco 9700
Braun Series 9 9290cc
Yes

Yes, it is a cordless rotary shaver

Yes

Yes, this is a cordless foil shaver. It won’t work when plugged into power

Philips Norelco 9700

DESIGN

TYPE

Philips Norelco 9700
Braun Series 9 9290cc
Yes

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

Yes

Foil shaver with an active lift trimmer which captures flat lying hair. Its blades are beneath the foil so they never get in contact with the skin

WIRELESS CHARGING

Philips Norelco 9700
Braun Series 9 9290cc
No

No

MECHANISM

Philips Norelco 9700
Braun Series 9 9290cc
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.2x Opti-Foi,Protective SkinGuard,HyperLift&Cut trimmer,Direct&Cut trimmer which aligns hair that grows in different directions,AutoSense Technology,Contour Flex Head,Wet&Dry

DISPLAY

Philips Norelco 9700
Braun Series 9 9290cc
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

The LED display will provide you with all essential information about your shaver and this include. Battery status, Hygiene status and Lock indicator

BUILD UP

Philips Norelco 9700
Braun Series 9 9290cc
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

The rubberized and textured handle improves on the shavers grip. It can't slip off when wet shaving. Also the MultiHeadLock function prevents accidental switch-on of the shaver

TRIMMER

Philips Norelco 9700
Braun Series 9 9290cc
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 which slides out from the back of the shaver for easy sideburn and moustache shaping

BATTERY LIFE

Philips Norelco 9700
Braun Series 9 9290cc
Yes

1 hour on a 60 minutes full charge

Yes

Once fully charged for 1 hour, the Li-Ion battery will offer you with 50min of cordless shaving

ACCESSORIES

Philips Norelco 9700
Braun Series 9 9290cc
Yes

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

Yes

Clean & Charge Station,Cleaning cartridge,Smart plug,Cleaning Brush and a Travel case

Overall Winner

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