Philips Norelco Shaver 6800 (Model 1190X/46) Review

Philips Norelco Shaver 6800 offers the closest and most definite shave you can achieve with an electric shaver. It is designed with the GyroFlex contouring technology to move over every bump and curve smoothly. The dual precision shaver heads on this “machine” catch every single hair and cut it down. To prevent irritation on your skin, this shaver has a SkinGuide. The SkinGuide also allow you to shave, wet or dry.

Philips Norelco Shaver 6800 Review

Our Rating: 4.2 Stars (4.2 / 5)

The Philips Norelco 6800 makes shaving a more refreshing experience. Below is a Philips Norelco Shaver 6800 review that will make you understand why Philips Norelco 1190X makes shaving fit into a morning or evening routine easily.

Shaving Options

Shaver 6800 allows one to shave any way they want. The AquaTec seal on it gives you the option of either a refreshing wet shave with shaving cream or a comfortable, dry shave. The SensoTouch’s slim; nonslip grip makes it easy to handle despite the shaving option you take.

Closeness

This wonderful electric shaver offers a close shave to the user. Accuracy, comfort, and complete coverage also compliment the smooth shave. It has uniquely made DualPrecision heads that have holes to shave the shortest stubble as well as slots to shave your normal hair.

This shaver will cut your hair right below the skin level. This is made possible by the Lift & Cut dual blade system that lifts hairs for a smooth cut. The low-friction SkinGlide shaving surface slides smoothly over your skin for a close shave without causing irritation. The precision trimmer feature is perfect for mustache and sideburns.

Philips Norelco Shaver 6800 Features:

The Philips Norelco Shaver 6800 (Model 1190X/46) promises:

1. Dual Precision Heads
This means that the Philips Norelco Shaver 6800 has a dual design feature to cut all the hair, short or long, to a uniform length. This is innovative because hair grows at different rates and having a uniform finish is vital to achieving an admirable look. This is a plus!

2. Separate Trimmer
Different from the previous Norelco Shavers, the Philips Norelco Shaver 6800 has a separate trimmer that clicks in easily, allowing close trimming or shaping of side burns, beards or mustaches.

3. AquaTec Seal
The Philips Norelco Shaver 6800 has a unique AquaTec Seal. This means that you can shave wet with foam or gel or you can use it dry with no foam or gel. Additionally, the handle of this shaver has a SensoTouch slim non-slip grip. When moving across your face quickly, the grip will allow a precise movement and agility.

4. GyroFlex Contouring
The Philips Norelco Shaver has an enhanced contouring experience, which allows you to have a comfortable shave. This is made possible by the Lift & Cut technology. The blades lift hair and cuts below skin level. The design is simple, and to avoid friction and rubbing, the SkinGlide surface allows a smooth experience. It’s therefore suitable for sensitive skin too. Ultimately, this shaver is perfect for an experienced hand or a novice shaver.

5. Lithium Ion Powered Battery
The battery that the Norelco Shaver 6800 uses is a Li-ion one. It lasts a long time and charges efficiently. This men’s shaver has a battery light that changes color to tell you that it needs a charger. Go ahead and charge your shaver if it is orange/amber!

6. Cordless Option
Another great feature of the Philips Norelco Shaver 6800 is that it’s cordless. It sits on a base to charge. This base is part of the package.

The charging stand provides a good place to keep the charger. Most people charge once a week, with approximately ten minutes of shaving per day.

7. Smooth Shave Promise
The Philips Norelco 6800 promises a smooth shave. Due to the effective dual functionality of slots and holes, the blades are not felt when shaving. The SkinGuide means that the shaver glides over the skin. This means that the shaver blades are not running down as quickly. In turn, this is more economical.

8. Light Weight
The Philips Norelco Shaver 6800 weighs only one pound. You may not believe it’s only 1 pound! This means that your arms won’t ache if you are shaving your head, or spend time shaping your mustache. It’s also travel-friendly because it is not bulky.

Cleaning

It does not have a JetClean system. This shaver is cleaned manually under a faucet, and the heads need replacing. Philips Norelco 6800 comes with a Cleaning Brush, to ensure that hair is not stuck in between the blades.

The Philips Norelco 1190X heads do not need to be changed. They only need to be replaced every year, making this shaver extremely efficient and economical.

Noise Level

This super performing machine is quiet. It doesn’t make considerable noise when in use.

Design and dimensions

Norelco 6800 is exactly one pound in weight. It measures 3 x 2.5 x 4.5 inches.
Philips Norelco Shaver 6800

Charging/Battery life

The shaver has a charging stand to help you hold it upright to minimize clutter on the bathroom counter. Its charger station is also of a matching black plastic material and is foldable to occupy less space in the bathroom when you are not using it. Folding also makes it easy to transport in your luggage.

The Philips Norelco 1190X contains a rechargeable lithium ion battery. It takes one hour to charge the battery of your shaver fully. When fully charged, it gives you fifty to sixty cordless shaving period.

If you have forgotten to charge your Philips Norelco Shaver 6800 the night before, and there is no charge left in the battery, you can use the three-minute quick charge which will give you enough power for to shave.

What is included?

  • Shaver 6800
  • Charging Stand
  • Soft Travel Pouch
  • Click-On 5 length Trimmer
  • Protective Cap
  • Power Cord
  • Cleaning Brush
Pros
  • Wet or dry shaver
  • DualPrecision shaving heads
  • Skin-friendly, 5-length trimmer attachment
  • Cordless and rechargeable
  • 50 minutes of shaving after a 1-hour charge
Cons
  • The battery is easily spoilt.
  • Noisy

Conclusion/Verdict

Although there are other shavers available in the market today, the price of the Philips Norelco Shaver 6800 model 1190X/46 is pocket-friendly. It’s one of the cheapest high-quality shavers in the market. It boasts of a lightweight and an attractive design. It comes with the latest features and technology to reduce skin irritation while giving a close shave. There is no doubt that this shaver is perfect whether you are trimming a mustache, shaving your beard, shaving your whole head or shaping sideburns. A wonderful product and recommended.

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