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The Philips Norelco 1150X/40 Shaver 6100 delivers a smooth shave, using the soft-touch technology that is enabled by the Aquatec technology. The superior and advanced technology allows you to shave wet or dry; using either form or gel. Designed to handle all the contours of your face, and to provide extra skin protection, the Philips Norelco 1150x Sensotouch 2D electric razor uses the 2-D contouring technology. This systemic contouring technology enables the shaver to pivot in a circular motion and to tilt inwards. The contouring system is readily adjustable to every curve, which minimizes not only pressure but irritation as well. Expectedly, this results in a close shave that is easy on the skin. The Philips Norelco 1150X/40 also uses duo-precision heads that have slots enabling you to shave longer hairs. Aside from these, the heads also enable you to shave even the most stubble holes. Below is a detailed analysis of the features of the 1150X.
Superior Technology for a Closer Shave
For a close and smooth shave, the Norelco shaver uses the advanced lift and cut technology that is able to lift even the flattest hairs on your skin. The technology allows the shaver’s blades to snip off the hair, without irritation or any form of discomfort. The advanced GyroFlex 2D superior technology moves the shaver along the face contours, flexing and moving on your skin with no friction. With this advanced technology, there is no need to forcefully use the shaver, as it guides its way on your face as well as neck. While some shavers miss stubbles, the Phillips Norelco 1150X has unique slots that grab shorter hair shaves the shortest hairs leaving your face smooth and ready for the day.
Men that are accustomed to the close shaves of standard shavers need to give the Phillips 1150X Norelco a try especially when used in wet mode. Unlike the traditional shavers that force you to choose between dry and wet shaves, the Philips Norelco 1150x can be used either in wet or dry modes. However, it is not advisable to completely immerse the device in water. This functionality is enabled by the conveniently placed airing holes that allow water to drip out leaving the shaver dry.
Other than the added benefits of dry and wet functionality, you can shave using water, gels, lotions and foams which add to the variety of shaving creams to use. Other performance boosters of the shaver include the quick charge option that offers sufficient energy for a cordless shave, the lithium-ion battery that provides at least 40 minutes of shaving, and the Skin Glide shaving surface that moves smoothly over the face and neck for a close shave. The 1150X also incorporates a precision trimming function that has the ability to trim sideburns and mustaches. In case you need to trim your beard, the shaver has an optional bear groomer that can be bought. The performance of the shaver is enhanced by the entire package that includes the shaver, the charging stand, trimmer head, power, brush and protective cap.
Sleek and Attractive Design
The design of the Norelco shaver is not only aesthetic but also futuristic. The shaver has a blue front, curved body, a perched shaved head and a curved body. The Philips Norelco 1150X/40 will not only fit comfortably in your hand but has a rubber ridge that runs around the edge for firmer grip (this is beneficial during wet shaves). With a single power on button, the shaver’s front has three indicator lights that show the low battery, charging and control lock status of the shaver. The control lock option allows you to disable the power on button which reduces cases of accidental powering on especially during travel. While the design is efficient, it is limited by the difficulty of laying the shaver down on its front or back sides since it has to lie on the side. Laying it down on the side increases the chances of dumping the shavings on the surface. However, this limitation is addressed by the futuristic hair collection chambers.
It is common knowledge that the wet and electric shavers can be burdensome as well as tricky to handle especially when soap and gels are involved. To avoid the inconvenience of dropping the shaver into the sink, the Norelco 1150X/40 design incorporates a blue plastic casing that has rubber ridges along the edges. This offers firmer grip, especially when using creams and gels to shave. Therefore, regardless of whether you are shaving dry or wet, you are assured of the firm grip on the shaver, reducing the worry of dropping it and the associated cost.
A Wide Range of Accessories
The Norelco 1150x package comes with an electric shaver, a cleaning brush, a power cord, travel pouch and the charging station all in the same box. The estimated weight of the shaver is 1.2 pounds, offering a sturdier shaver that guarantees you high performance. The shaver has additional accessories among them the Senso Touch and the beard trimmer. The two accessories increase the smoothness of the shave and reduce irritability and discomfort. Although the other advanced Phillips models have the Senso Touch and beard- trimming functionality, buying the Norelco helps you to save money by not buying the extra accessories that might not be useful to you.
Charges Fully In One Hour
The Phillips 6100 uses a cordless electric razor that allows the battery to be charged for portable as well as cordless use. For standard use, an hour of charging the shaver guarantees you of at least 40 minutes of shaving. Other than the charging functionality, the Norelco 1150X also has the option of three-minute charging. This functionality comes in handy in case you forgot to charge the shaver the previous morning but you want to have a good morning shave. You can simply charge the shaver for three minutes and use it to shave.
Aside from the charging option that enables portable operations, you enjoy more convenience from the fact that shaver has a battery indicator that will alert you in case your battery is running low and needs to be recharged. In addition, the shaver gives a low battery alert to notify you when you are about to run out of power completely. The Philips Norelco 1150x features fast charging and durable cordless operations making it among the most convenient shavers. It is additionally very easy to clean since you only need to run it under water and use the integral brush to clean crannies. In case your shaver needs more intense cleaning, you can disassemble the shaver and clean out each blade separately using the brush.
Cordless Convenience while Travelling
The Philips Norelco 1150x/40 is portable and cordless, making it the perfect fit for a vacation or a business trip. Among the most striking design features of the Norelco 1150X/40 is the hair collection chamber. This chamber is not only useful for reducing the bathroom mess associated with shaving but is also beneficial during travel. Other than the compartment for hair collection that will be less annoying to your host, the shaver also has a travel pouch for storing the shaver. Aside from this, the travel lock ensures that the shaver foes do not turn while on transit reducing the worry of misplacing the shaver. The Philips 1150X also comes with a protective cap that keeps the foil safe from dings and dents. Although there are other blades and foils that can be used as replacements or additional purchases, it is not advisable to replace them with the original components run out of time.
Below is a summary of the main advantages of using the Norelco 1150X shaver
- High performance for an electric shaver with different functionalities
- Recommended for daily shaving of short face and neck hair
- Has an attachment trimmer that has superior performance compared to the pop –up trimmer
- Smoother operation compared to other electric razors
- Fast charging functionality
- You can use it wet or dry, with or without shaving creams and gels
- You can clean the shaving heads by running them under water
- The soft case makes it easier to travel with
- Has a compact charging base with additional suction cups used for mounting
- Includes a comprehensive manual that details its usage, maintenance, and replacement
Some of the limitations of the Phillips 1150X/40 include:
- Leaves behind longer hairs
- You have to manually attach the trimmer
- Less battery time compared to other models
- Battery is not replaceable
The unique design, high performance and overall functionality of the Phillips Norelco 1150/40X electric shaver make it a suitable shaver for both wet and dry shaves. If you want to spend less than $200 on a high-end model shaver, the Norelco is a definite compromise guaranteeing you a smooth and close shave.
The elegant design and the study technology used to make the shaver not only make it a great shaving fit but will please even the finickiest of shavers. Other than the inclusive warranty, the Norelco 1150X offers you a wide range of shaving functionalities, cordless operations, compact charging base and traveling convenience. It is recommended for daily facial and neck hair removal.
- Durability and Design
- Battery Life
- Overall Shaving Performance