CATEGORY : Electric Shavers

Philips Norelco 9700 VS. Panasonic ES LV81 K

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Winner:

Panasonic ES LV81 K

Reasons to buy Panasonic ES LV81 K:

  • button icon Powerful,Fast and Efficient
  • button icon Exceptional closeness and comfort
  • button icon Multi-Flex pivoting head glides effortlessly along the face
  • button icon It is Wet and Dry
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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 :

Panasonic ES LV81 K

  • CPM
  • CAN SHAVE HEAD
USABILITY
WINNER :

Philips Norelco 9700

  • SPEED SETTINGS
DESIGN
DRAW :
Comparison Winner
Panasonic ES LV81 K

Reasons why we like it:

  • CPM
  • CAN SHAVE HEAD
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COMPARISON – Philips Norelco 9700 VS. Panasonic ES LV81 K

PERFORMANCE

WORKS WITH GEL OR FOAM

Philips Norelco 9700
Panasonic ES LV81 K
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

Enjoy either wet or dry shaving at any time of the day.

CPM

Philips Norelco 9700
Panasonic ES LV81 K
No

Yes

This is a quite a fast shaver, it has a powerful Hyper Performance Linear Motor which delivers 14,000 cuts per minute which computes to 70,000 cross cutting actions per minute across all 5 Arc5 blades.

CONTOUR ADAPTABILITY

Philips Norelco 9700
Panasonic ES LV81 K
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 5 multi-fit Arc blades float independently following all facial contours of your face, chine and neck for clean, smooth and close shave

BEARD DENSITY SENSOR

Philips Norelco 9700
Panasonic ES LV81 K
No

No

FOR ALL SKIN TYPES

Philips Norelco 9700
Panasonic ES LV81 K
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

Can be used by everyone. This is a wet and dry foil shaver

WORKS ON 3 DAY STUBBLE

Philips Norelco 9700
Panasonic ES LV81 K
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

The combination of the Lift-Tech foil system and the 30-Degree Stainless Steel Nanotech Blades will ensure that 3 day stubble is shaved in no minutes. Its ARC 5 blades and foil system work together to provide you with a clean & close shave.

FLEXIBLE HEAD

Philips Norelco 9700
Panasonic ES LV81 K
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 Face-Hugging Multi-Flex Pivoting Head which moves 25 degrees Back and Forth, 20 Degrees left and right. This shaver can reach all hard to reach area.

GOOD ON THICK BEARDS

Philips Norelco 9700
Panasonic ES LV81 K
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

With its 30-Degree angled Stainless Steel Nanotech Blades, no thick beard will remain standing. These 5 stainless steel blades are sharp and strong - they are beneath the smooth foil system, so they don't get direct contact with the skin

CAN SHAVE HEAD

Philips Norelco 9700
Panasonic ES LV81 K
No

Yes

Yes, you can use it to shave your head. It had a big head which covers a wide surface area. The sharp Arc5 angled blades can cut through hair on the head

Panasonic ES LV81 K

USABILITY

ERGONOMIC HANDLE

Philips Norelco 9700
Panasonic ES LV81 K
Yes

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

Yes

It has an ergonomic handle which is rubberized to provide extra grip when wet shaving. The handle will fit very well in your hands so you won’t get tired of using this shaver

SPEED SETTINGS

Philips Norelco 9700
Panasonic ES LV81 K
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 LV81 K
Yes

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

Yes

This unit is 100% washable; you can easily shave while in the shower without worrying about water damaging your shaver. At the same time it can be cleaned under the faucet.

CLEANING MACHINE

Philips Norelco 9700
Panasonic ES LV81 K
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. This unit can be used to clean the shaver thoroughly after some weeks of shaving, it also charges ,lubricates and renews the shaver

CHARGING TIME

Philips Norelco 9700
Panasonic ES LV81 K
Yes

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

Yes

1 hour of charging time but this will give you 45 minutes of non-stop shaving

CORDLESS

Philips Norelco 9700
Panasonic ES LV81 K
Yes

Yes, it is a cordless rotary shaver

Yes

It’s a cordless shaver with a premium automatic clean & charge station and an AC Recharger

Philips Norelco 9700

DESIGN

TYPE

Philips Norelco 9700
Panasonic ES LV81 K
Yes

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

Yes

Arc5 foil shaver featuring 5 Multi-fit Arc Blades and a Lift-Tech Foil System made up of 5 foils that work together to offer you with an extremely close shave. Available foils include: 1.A finishing foil which captures and cuts stubborn hairs, 2.Lift-Tech foil which lifts and cuts flat laying hairs, Quick-Comb Blade which cuts longer hairs.

WIRELESS CHARGING

Philips Norelco 9700
Panasonic ES LV81 K
No

No

MECHANISM

Philips Norelco 9700
Panasonic ES LV81 K
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 shaving mechanism is made up of the following features: Lift-Tech Foil System, Face-Hugging Multi-Flex Pivoting Head,30-Degree Stainless Steel Nanotech Blades, Fast Linear Motor Drive, Multi-fit Arc Blades, Wet/Dry Shaving and a Pop-up Trimmer

DISPLAY

Philips Norelco 9700
Panasonic ES LV81 K
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

It has a 10 stage illuminated Blue LCD Display which shows battery status, charge indicator and a reminder to use a cleaning station.

BUILD UP

Philips Norelco 9700
Panasonic ES LV81 K
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

Has a wide shaving head featuring 5 blades and a well shaped ergonomic handle plus a detailed LED display. The big shaving head adds some weight on the shaver so you don’t need to use any pressure when shaving.

TRIMMER

Philips Norelco 9700
Panasonic ES LV81 K
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 trimmer at the back of the shaver.It is easily accessible for beard trimming and side burn grooming.

BATTERY LIFE

Philips Norelco 9700
Panasonic ES LV81 K
Yes

1 hour on a 60 minutes full charge

Yes

It lasts for 45 minutes once fully charged.

ACCESSORIES

Philips Norelco 9700
Panasonic ES LV81 K
Yes

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

Yes

Premium Automatic Clean and Charge Station,Detergent Cartridge,AC Recharger,Travel Pouch

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