The 5 Best Electric Shavers For Men

A razor is one necessary thing that a man or woman should have. It allows you to cut hair, be it a beard, body hair or facial hair. While usually a razor was supposed to be a handheld blade, nowadays electric razors are getting more popular, because they are able to cut hair without possibility of injury. An electric razor does not have large blades, so it is not possible to irritate or cut skin with it. Also an electric razor is much safer and easier to use.

These razors have many variables to consider – battery size, runtime, number of heads and blades and the level of water resistance. While the waterproof razors allow you to shave in a shower or bath, they are also much more expensive. The razors with more complex blades are smoother and more conforming, but again, usually cost more. So it depends on your budget.

To help people make an educated choice, we assembled the 5 best electric razors in this list. All models presented are worth what you pay for them, do their job well and have predominantly good reviews.

Place#
Product
Editor’s Rating
Editor’s Opinion
Can be used in shower
#1
Braun Electric Razor Series 7 7865cc
9.9
/
10
Editor’s Pick
#2
Panasonic ES-LA63-S Arc4
9.8
/
10
Customer's Choice
#3
Phillips 9000 Serisi
9.6
/
10
HIGH-END MODEL
#4
Remington Heritage
9.6
/
10
BEST RETRO MODEL
#5
Philips Norelco Shaver 3100
9.4
/
10
MOST AFFORDABLE
Braun Electric Razor Series 7 7865cc
#1
Editor’s Pick
Editor’s Rating:
9.9
/
10

This is a smart model that adjust its shape to your chin. It can read the shape, and move its 4 shaving elements to conform to recorded shape. The blades move at a huge speed, making up to 10 thousand vibrations per second. This allows the razor to clip even hard-to-get hair.

The motor also adapts the voltage to beard thickness, and will work without hesitation, even if you have a thick beard.

The model can also change the speed and torque of the blades. To do that, simply adjust the mode – select one of the five speeds, from “turbo” to “sensitive”. This allows you to first clip a thick beard, and afterwards finish off the stubble with gentle mode.

The model is absolutely waterproof, and can even be dropped into water without any consequences.

The charging station not only charges the machine, but also washes the blade off with alcohol.

Pros:

  • Great battery life, also recharges in only 50 minutes
  • Very good handle, with ergonomic grip and good balancing
  • 5 different speeds allow for safe and comfortable shaving

Cons:

  • The recharging device is heavy and bulky

Panasonic ES-LA63-S Arc4
#2
Customer's Choice
Editor’s Rating:
9.8
/
10

This 4-blade razor system has 30-degree precision blades that offer flawless cutting and excellent durability. The model has a motors with a linear drive, and it can do up to 14000 cuts per minute. This offers up to 56000 cross cuts with the 4 blades. The second motor vibrates to move the head up and down, so the hair is lifted and cut cleanly.

The pivoting head is able to smoothly contour the shape of your chin and conform to your specific face shape. This is what makes this model so good for sideburns and other complicated parts of the face.

The pop-up blade system is able to work with sideburns and other tricky areas of the face. The razor is not afraid of water, so it can easily be used for working in a shower.

The battery is pretty large, and it offers up to 14 3-minute shaves on a single charge. The battery charges in under 1 hour.

Pros:

  • Almost no irritation – very smooth and easy shaving
  • Is waterproof, and can be used with shaving cream
  • You can use it for sideburns

Cons:

  • Hard to get upper lip with this razor

Phillips 9000 Serisi
#3
HIGH-END MODEL
Editor’s Rating:
9.6
/
10

This one has three waterproof heads, and can be easily used under a shower or with shaving cream. The 3 heads can be flexed in 8 directions in order to take the shape on your face. This makes it a very comfortable and safe model.

The precision blades provide great results, and the motor makes almost no noise at all. It is absolutely silent, and the blades do not cause any irritation to the skin. The battery offers up to 50 minutes of shaving.

The model charges to full power in only one hour and lasts for many shaves. The charging station is pretty bulky and large, but it is easy to use and is of a very practical design.

Pros:

  • The blades do not irritate the skin at all
  • Very quiet, sounds like the motor is not working at all
  • Very light, maneuverable and easy to control

Cons:

  • The charging station is pretty large and heavy

Remington Heritage
#4
BEST RETRO MODEL
Editor’s Rating:
9.6
/
10

This model is both for dry and wet usage, and it is made of stainless steel. It can work both with gel and with foam. The blades lift and clip even very short hairs.

The battery offers up to 60 minutes of worktime, and the accumulator charges from a USB port, which makes it universal. The model weighs only 1.2 pounds.

The model is interesting for its retro look – it is unique in this way. The on-off switch is one especially nostalgic feature.

The body of the razor offers a tight grip and is nice to hold. The model arrives with 11 guide combs.

Pros:

  • Elegant look – both retro and at the same time, stylish
  • The battery lasts for a long while
  • Generally, cuts well and leaves no hair standing

 

Cons:

  • Pretty loud, especially when compared with other razors of its type

Philips Norelco Shaver 3100
#5
MOST AFFORDABLE
Editor’s Rating:
9.4
/
10

The blades here have rounded edges, so the razor slides along the skin without resistance, and the three flexing heads offer almost flawless adaptation to your chin’s shape. The power consumption is only 9 watts, and the device offers up to 45 minutes of runtime.

The heads are a definite advantage here, as they flex in many directions and easily conform to the shape of your face. To clean the razor, simply twist the head off and clean out the garbage.

The model is made and assembled in the Netherlands. The model arrives with a two-year warranty.

The device is not waterproof, so it is not for usage in a shower. It is not advised for that, and is only applicable for

 

Pros:

  • Very smooth shaving – glides effortlessly over the skin and never causes irritation or injury
  • The price is very good, especially considering how well it shaves
  • The motor is pretty quiet

Cons:

  • Not easy to clean – a lot of garbage gets stuck inside and is hard to get out