Rotary-head models


Philips SensoTouch 3D RQ1280CC(for coarse hair and normal skin)

Philips Senso Touch 3D RQ1280CC

Price: $800

Good points
Very good shaving performance and comfort. Very easy to use. Has trimmer. Allows wet shave. Washable. Has travel pouch.

But
Fiddly cleaning station.

Bottom line
Very smooth cut. Very easy to clean. But we didn't like the cleaning station.

 

Remington Diamond 360 SR9130A(for coarse hair and sensitive skin)

Remington Diamond 360 SR9130A

Price: $250

Good points
Excellent shaving performance and comfort. Excellent to use. Washable. Has travel pouch.

But
Heavy. The trimmer was largely ineffectual.

Bottom line
Smooth result. Easy to clean. Nice to hold.

 

Foil models


Braun Series 5 Smooth & Precise 590cc-3(for medium hair and sensitive skin)

Braun Series 5 Smooth & Precise 590CC-3

Price: $400

Good points
Very good shaving performance and comfort. Excellent to use. Has trimmer. Washable. Has travel pouch.

But
Cleaning-station process is noisy, time-consuming and wastes energy.

Bottom line
Effective. Easy to use (except for the cleaning station).

 

Panasonic Pro-Curve ES8109s(for fine hair and normal skin)

 
Panasonic Pro-Curve ES8109S

Price: $300

Good points
Very good shaving performance. Excellent comfort. Very easy to use. Has trimmer. Allows wet shave. Washable. Has travel pouch.

But
Fiddly and messy cleaning station.

Bottom line
Very good shaver (except for the cleaning station).

 

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