Updated 27 Jun 2016

Philips

Moisture Protect HP8280

Snapshot: The Philips Moisture Protect HP8280 hairdryer has 2 speed settings and 3 heat settings. But how well did it dry hair?

Moisture Protect HP8280
Consumer score
SCORE
Average price

$240

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Test results

Overall score
75
Performance
?/10
Drying rate
?/10
Airflow speed
?/10
Temperature range
?/10
Ease of use
?/10

Good points

  • Good drying rate.
  • Good airflow speed.
  • Very good temperature range.
  • Easy to use.
  • OK to hold.
  • Controls are easy to operate while using the hairdryer.
  • Good styling score from user panel.

But

(No obvious bad points.)

About our test and trial

Our lab assessed performance, then our panel put the hairdryers through their paces in the real world to test ease of use.

Overall score includes:

  • Performance (50%)
  • Ease of use (50%)

Average price is from an April/May 2016 survey.

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Full specs

Model

Average price
$240

Specifications

Watts (W)
2300
Weight (g)
762
Noise (dBA)
86
Controls
Rocker
Speed settings
2

Features

Heat settings
3 (includes "gentle" heat setting)
Cool shot
Yes (gentle heat setting)
Turbo
×
Ionic
Yes
Concentrator
1
Diffuser
Hanging loop

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Notes

From Farmers only.