Remington Electric Shaver 2017 – Buyer’s Review Guide

It is an age old brand, and has dedicated a lot of research in developing haircare and grooming products. It was initially a firearms manufacturer, remember the famous Remington revolver ! It’s products have a unique style and are long lasting.

Now, let us take a look at the shavers manufactured by these brands –

#1. Remington F5-5800 Foil Shaver

Remington Electric Shaver 2017

Remington is a well recognised electric shaver brand. The Remington F5-5800 is an affordably priced rechargeable shaver it has a cool metallic silver-grey design and a power switch.Remington, just like other top brands, has its own pivot and flex interceptor.

The shaver is rechargeable and is waterproof which makes it easy to use in running water. It works well for different lengths of hair. It comes with steel foils which give it added comfort by pivot and move along the facial contours. It comes with a pop-up trimmer which works well to trim the beard, moustaches and sideburns.

Even though it has a low price it still has all the refinements including LED for charge display. One of the best things of the shaver is that it has a powerful battery and offers up to 60 minutes of shaving on a single charge which is a much better strength than the regular 40-45 minutes.

 

Let us go in for a closer look at the salient features of the shaver and then go for a further analysis –

  • It has surgical grade stainless steel on the razor head.
  • There is a popup trimmer included.
  • It has a unique pivot and flex technology for the razor to adjust according to the facial contours.
  • There is a 60-minute battery life on a full charge and a quick charge of 5 minutes is enough to give a single shave.
  • It is completely waterproof.
The feel and design make this shaver unique and an ode to the shavers of the 80’s and 90’s which had the same grey silver stainless steel design but the most endearing feature is the 60-minute battery life which is more than any competing brand. Still, that is not a factor worthy enough to actually buy the device, what matters most is the performance. The Remington F5-5800 does live to high standards which are expected by present day shavers.

Pros-

√  It is reasonably priced.
√  The battery life is 30 minutes.

Cons-

×  The head can be loose sometimes and not firm enough on the corners.

Final Verdict
If you want to try a different razor from the regular companies then Remington does give a high-quality product. It is reasonably priced and has an excellent battery power.

 

 

#2. Remington XR1370 – Hyper Series Rotary Shaver

best electric shaver 2017The Remington XR7 is a high-quality rotary type shaver. The shaving heads are TwinTrack Precision Plus shaving heads which are capable of cutting the hair of different lengths comfortably. It is fully waterproof and can be used in the shower thanks to its WetTech technology.

In order to adjust according to the contours of the face, Remington comes with the HyperFlex technology which allows the shaver head to move in different angles. It gives a smooth comfortable shave with very less irritation.

 

Let us go through the main features before we go for a further discussion –

  •     It has a hyper flex technology.
  •     It has lithium-ion batteries.
  •     It has an inbuilt comfort trimmer.
  •     It is fully waterproof and works well in wet and dry conditions.
  •     It has battery run time of 60 minutes.
It has a brilliant digital display giving the battery charge left. Like other Remington models, the Remington XR1370 Hyper Series also has a powerful Li-ion battery which can last up to 60 minutes. There is a comfort trimmer which is adept at shaping different facial hair.

Pros-

√   It is lightweight shaver and also very quite in operation.
√   It has a digital display for the battery charge left.
√   It is fully waterproof.
√   The battery is long lasting and can go up to 60 minutes.

Cons-

×   Some users may find the trimmer too narrow.
×   It lacks the power of other brands.

Final Verdict
It does have some strong features but it is still priced slightly on the higher side. The best feature is the battery life and excellent LED display.
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