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Philips Norelco SensoTouch 3D 1250X electric razor

 
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$119.95 - $467.95
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Type: Rotary electric razors
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User Reviews

 
1.0
Replacement heads unacceptably poor.
7/24/2015
Pros
Close Shave
Easy to Use
Cons
Best Uses
Dry Use
Shaving
Wet Use
Comment:
When I first bought the shaver in 2013 I was impressed with the closeness of the shave. I have had Norelco shavers since the early 1970's and this was by far the closest and smoothest shave. About a year in I decided to replace the heads as it was taking more passes to get a good shave. The new heads are RQ12+ instead of the original RQ12, and you replace the entire head, not just the cutters and combs. The new head gave a poor shave, but I tried to find a stroke that made for a better shave. After several months I gave up and put the old head back on. Despite having over a year of shaves, the old head was superior. I spoke with Phillips tech support- they seemed aware of the complaints but indicated at present there is not a solution. The RQ12+ is the only head that will fit this shaver, and as far as the tech knew there was no plan to change that. When this head no longer shaves acceptably I will be switching to another brand after over 40 years and probably 6 or 8 Norelcos.
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.

 
2.0
Disappointed in the New Model
7/2/2015
Pros
Compact
Cons
Difficult to Clean
Misses Hairs
Needs Frequent Cleaning
Pinches Skin
Best Uses
Comment:
I have owned a Norelco most of my life and have always liked my shavers. This one is the exception. The tiny shaving head needs to be cleaned every day with a small brush. It also misses cleaning some areas unlike my old shaver. And, it feel as though it is pulling the hairs as I shave.
How long have you owned it:
Three-to-six months
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.

 
1.0
High price mediocre shave
5/29/2015
Pros
Easy to Clean
Quiet
Cons
Misses Hairs
Best Uses
Comment:
The closeness of the shave was just fair when the shaver was new. It took many passes to get a smooth shave. After less than 3 months of use, it takes many passes to get a poor shave. In addition, 1 of the 3 razor heads regularly falls out when I clean them.
How long have you owned it:
One-to-three months
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.
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