Best Electric Shaver Reviews
Updated: November 2020
Electric razors are the best way to get a close shave and save time.
For travelers it’s almost a necessity – no more throwaways or blade subscriptions. They’re simple, efficient, and stylish.
To help you find the right option, here are my picks for best electric shaver 2020.
Prices range from, $99 – $349.
- Philips Norelco 7500
- Braun Series 7 Shaver
- Braun Series 5 5190cc
- Philips Norelco 9700
- Braun Series 9 Foil Razor
- Philips Norelco S9000
The Best Electric Shaver 2020
The Philips Norelco 7300 is an affordable, wet + dry electric shaver.
It comes w/ new comfort rings which easily glides across skin for the closest shave.
LED display on shaver handle shows you how much battery life is left.
Flexible heads are able to move in 5 different directions — this lets you reach tricky spots safely.
The Norelco 7300 also features a SmartClean system. When charging, the shaver will auto clean + lubricate (making maintenance very easy!)
Affordable price w/ lots of positive buyer reviews.
The Braun Series 7 is one of the most affordable shavers on my list.
It’s a true waterproof electric foil shaver which you can use in the shower or sink — you can also apply shaving cream or gel.
It’s designed w/ 5 operating modes and adjustable speed.
There’s 4 shaving elements + precision trimmer for hard to reach areas
Braun’s charging station automatically keeps the razor clean and lubricated.
The Braun Series 5 is a slightly more affordable electric foil shaver.
Designed for less skin irritation while providing a closer shave than rotary-style electric shavers.
Battery: 45-mins per charge
As a foil shaver it can be used wet or dry — use it with shaving cream or take it into the shower.
The charging station will auto clean + lubricate it for next use.
Braun suggests you replace the cleaning cartridge every 2-3 months. You can also purchase cartridges w/ lemon scent!
Little more expensive than other electric foil shaver, but good reviews from buyers.
The Philips Norelco 9700 is a high-performance electric shaver w/ 3 pivoting heads.
It includes 3 speed settings + attachable facial brush which picks up small, micro hairs as you’re shaving.
Shaves: 20 (per charge)
Norelco 9700 has a handle display which gives makes it easy to know how much battery is left.
Also comes w/ SmartClean system — recharges, self-clean itself and re-lubricate blades for next use.
Very expensive shaver, but lots of happy buyer reviews.
The Braun Series 9 Shaver is a true wet/dry foil shaver.
Buyers love its basic functionality and say it’s great to travel with.
It comes w/ a flexible head which moves in 10 directions, enabling it to reach tricky spots — it’s a favorite for men w/ beards!
Also features 2 titanium-coated trimmers (for hard-to-reach hairs).
Braun Series 9 shaver includes recharging base w/ auto-cleaning system — removes hairs and re-lubricates blades.
Buyers say they love it bc they can save time by shaving in the shower!
It’s fairly expensive, but has lots of happy buyer reviews.
The Norelco 9000 is a high-end precision shaver.
It’s comes w/ Norelco’s nano-precision blades which offer a closer shave w/ the fewest passes.
Norelco 9000 Prestige includes new SkinComfort rings — you’ll notice that it glides very smoothly, even if shaving thicker whiskers.
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Takes about 1-hour to charge. (razor handle shows how much battery is left)
Norelco 9000 is expensive, but has top buyer reviews — buyers say it’s the best option for men w/ mustaches or beards.
Personally I think it’s one of the best electric shavers for traveling.
The Panasonic Arc 5 is a wet + dry foil razor w/ 5 blades.
It comes w/ multi-flex pivoting razors which allows it to reach all the tricky spots (i.e. near the jaw-line where contours have sharper angles).
High-powered motor promises 14,000 cuts per minute and it’s safe for wet or dry shaving.
Buyers it shaves quicker than most electric shavers — one buyer notes that they use it to shave their head.
Includes auto self-cleaning and lubricating as it charges.
The Philips Norelco 9300 expensive, but is a top selling wet/dry shaver.
It features 3 rotating heads which move in 8 directions for increased surface contact.
Shaves: 17 (per charge)
Norelco 9300 can be used as wet or dry razor + offers 3 speed options.
Philips shaver blades are designed to collect hair — and SmartClean system helps clean and lubricate while charging.
It also comes w/ a quick 5-min charge feature which promises a full shave. Great for traveling!
Although very expensive, I think it’s the best electric razor for daily use.
The Philips Series 7000 is a great option for men with sensitive skin.
New SkinGlide rings and anti-friction coating gives you a closer shave without brushing up against the skin as much.
Battery: 50 mins
Shaves: 17 shaves (per charge)
Philips electric shaver includes 5 Dynamic Flex Heads and ergonomic grip – can be used for wet or dry usage.
Smart clean system auto cleans, charges, and re-lubricates.
Philips Series 7000 is a newer model, but has top buyer ratings so far.
The Philips Norelco SensoTouch is very expensive.
Buyers appear to love it though — it comes w/ a unique pivoting-head design that’s gives you a quick + close shave.
Norelco 1250X comes w/ GyroFlex 3D contouring — it auto adjusts to your facial contours for a closer shave and smooth glide.
Each of the 3 heads has 3 shaving tracks, so it’s designed to cut and remove hairs effectively.
Norelco SensoTouch comes w/ a pop-up trimmer and is designed for wet or dry shaves.
Notable — Philips Norelco 8900 Review
The Philips Norelco 8900 offers standard feature for an affordable price.
It comes w/ 3 flexible razors which pivot in 8 directions.
Razor heads include Norelco’s precision blades for a closer shave + optional 5 length settings.
Norelco 8900 shaver can be used for wet or dry shaving.
Takes 1-hour to charge and 50-mins of usage.
Beard trimmer is included for user convenience and a travel bag is also included.
** I’ll be adding #10 best electric razors soon. Stay tuned!