CATEGORY : Electric Shavers

Philips Norelco 9700 VS. Panasonic ES LV61 A

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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:

Panasonic ES LV61 A

Reasons to buy Panasonic ES LV61 A :

  • button icon Wide shaving head covers a wide surface area
  • button icon Wet and Dry operation
  • button icon Multi-flex pivoting shaver head
  • button icon Will offer you with a close , clean shave
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summary Review:

PERFORMANCE
WINNER :

Panasonic ES LV61 A

  • CPM
  • CAN SHAVE HEAD
USABILITY
WINNER :

Philips Norelco 9700

  • SPEED SETTINGS
  • CLEANING MACHINE
DESIGN
WINNER :

Philips Norelco 9700

  • BUILD UP
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Philips Norelco 9700

Reasons why we like it:

  • SPEED SETTINGS
  • CLEANING MACHINE
  • BUILD UP
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COMPARISON – Philips Norelco 9700 VS. Panasonic ES LV61 A

PERFORMANCE

WORKS WITH GEL OR FOAM

Philips Norelco 9700
Panasonic ES LV61 A
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

You opt for a dry or wet shave depending on the type of your skin. When you use gel or foam, it softens the beards thus making it easy to shave.

CPM

Philips Norelco 9700
Panasonic ES LV61 A
No

Yes

Features a fast linear motor which delivers 14,000 cycles per minute. This fast motor will guarantee you with a quick shave. It eliminates time wastage, pulling and irritation of the skin.

CONTOUR ADAPTABILITY

Philips Norelco 9700
Panasonic ES LV61 A
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

The Face-Hugging Multi-Flex Pivoting Head and Multi-fit ARC5 foil move 25 degrees back and forth and 20 degrees left & right conforming and following different contours on the neck, chine and jaw line.

BEARD DENSITY SENSOR

Philips Norelco 9700
Panasonic ES LV61 A
No

No

FOR ALL SKIN TYPES

Philips Norelco 9700
Panasonic ES LV61 A
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

True, it can be used by men of all types of skins. It’s both wet and dry and the foils are both thin and smooth so it won’t nick or pull your skin.

WORKS ON 3 DAY STUBBLE

Philips Norelco 9700
Panasonic ES LV61 A
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 Lift-Tech Foil System which works together with the Arc5 blades can capture and shave the shortest stubble from all contours on your skin.

FLEXIBLE HEAD

Philips Norelco 9700
Panasonic ES LV61 A
Yes

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

Yes

It’s Face-Hugging Multi-Flex Pivoting Head pivots to various directions. It moves 25 degrees back and forth, 20 degrees left and right. But as it is moving, it keeps skin contact so that you get a real close shave.

GOOD ON THICK BEARDS

Philips Norelco 9700
Panasonic ES LV61 A
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

Definitely, it can shave a thick beard in no minutes. The liner motor is too powerful, it makes over 70,000 cross cuts per minutes and the 30-Degree Stainless Steel Nanotech Blades are both sharp and strong.

CAN SHAVE HEAD

Philips Norelco 9700
Panasonic ES LV61 A
No

Yes

True, you can use it to shave your head. But hair should not be too much. The wide shaving head will cover a big surface area so you will get a clean head shave with a few passes.

Panasonic ES LV61 A

USABILITY

ERGONOMIC HANDLE

Philips Norelco 9700
Panasonic ES LV61 A
Yes

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

Yes

Has a curved ergonomic handle with a rubberized texture at the back. This shaver has some weight on it so you don’t have to use lots of pressure while cutting beards.

SPEED SETTINGS

Philips Norelco 9700
Panasonic ES LV61 A
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
Panasonic ES LV61 A
Yes

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

Yes

Yes, it is 100% washable. You can easily shave from the shower and later on clean the shaver with running tap water.

CLEANING MACHINE

Philips Norelco 9700
Panasonic ES LV61 A
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

No

CHARGING TIME

Philips Norelco 9700
Panasonic ES LV61 A
Yes

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

Yes

1 hour charge time will give you 45 minutes of grooming time. However a quick 3 minutes charge can give you 1 shave.

CORDLESS

Philips Norelco 9700
Panasonic ES LV61 A
Yes

Yes, it is a cordless rotary shaver

Yes

100% cordless shaver. It comes with an AC Recharger.

Philips Norelco 9700

DESIGN

TYPE

Philips Norelco 9700
Panasonic ES LV61 A
Yes

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

Yes

Foil shaver with a multi-flex head the moves back and forth.

WIRELESS CHARGING

Philips Norelco 9700
Panasonic ES LV61 A
No

No

MECHANISM

Philips Norelco 9700
Panasonic ES LV61 A
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

This unit's mechanism is made up of the following functions; Lift-Tech Foil System which lifts and cuts short hair, Face-Hugging Multi-Flex Pivoting Head, 30-Degree Stainless Steel Nanotech Blades, Multi-fit ARC Blades and Wet or Dry Shave option

DISPLAY

Philips Norelco 9700
Panasonic ES LV61 A
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

Its 10-Stage Illuminated Blue LCD Display shows all relevant information about your shaver and this includes; battery status, cleaning reminder and blade replacement reminder

BUILD UP

Philips Norelco 9700
Panasonic ES LV61 A
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

No

TRIMMER

Philips Norelco 9700
Panasonic ES LV61 A
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 pop-up beard trimmer on the shavers head.

BATTERY LIFE

Philips Norelco 9700
Panasonic ES LV61 A
Yes

1 hour on a 60 minutes full charge

Yes

45 minutes once it is fully charged

ACCESSORIES

Philips Norelco 9700
Panasonic ES LV61 A
Yes

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

Yes

AC Recharger, Travel Pouch.

Philips Norelco 9700

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