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Braun Series 3 340s-4 Wet & Dry Electric Shaver

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  • Rechargeable electric foil shaver with SensoFoil for a more efficiently close shave--tough on beard, smooth on skin
  • Improved Triple Action FreeFloat System with improved performance on three-day beards
  • With trimmer for sideburns, moustache or beard
  • Usable under the shower with foam and gels and 100% washable and waterproof
  • Two-year warranty

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Product Description

Product Description

Get tough on beards and smooth on skin with the Braun 340s-4 shaver

The new Series 3 is the latest generation of Braun's foil shaver. The Series 3 is specifically designed for guys who don't want to compromise. Thanks to its improved Triple Action FreeFloat System, increased motor speed and new SensoFoil, the new Series 3 not only delivers even better shaving performance on three-day beards, but is also incredibly smooth on skin. In fact, it offers 30% less skin irritation in the neck area than rotary systems with built-in skin conditioners. The Series 3 340s-4 can be used under the shower with foam and gels. This is especially relevant for guys who like to shave in the shower and don't want to compromise on using a great electric shaver. The Series 3 combines world-famous Braun design with the highest Braun quality. New Braun Series 3--designed to make a difference.

SensoFoil
SensoFoil
Triple Action Cutting System
Triple Action Cutting System
SensoFoil
Triple Action FreeFloat System
PrecisionTrimmer
Precision Long Hair Trimmer
Two-stage LED display
Two-stage LED display
Rechargeable battery
Rechargeable battery
Washable and waterproof
100% washable and waterproof
One-hour charge
One-hour charge

Shaver features include:

New SensoFoil for a more efficiently close shave: The optimised foil cuts hair more easily while being smooth to the skin. With ergonomically designed foil holes that consistently capture hair for a more efficient, close shave and minimised skin irritation.

Triple action cutting system: Twin foils and an integrated middle trimmer shave progressively closer.

Triple Action FreeFloat System: Adapts to every facial contour with three independently moving shaving elements, cutting both short hairs and long hairs with every stroke. With improved performance on three-day beards, leaves you with a fresh, super skin feeling.

Precision Long Hair Trimmer for precise styling: The Series 3 Long Hair Trimmer is a great and precise tool to trim your sideburns, moustache or beard.

Two-stage LED Display for low charge and battery status: The Series 3 340s-4 comes with a display for charging and battery status indication.

Powerful rechargeable Ni-MH battery: The Series 340s-4 is rechargeable and works both cordless and corded.

100% washable and waterproof: Braun shavers have a fully sealed body and can be rinsed quickly under running water.

Full charge in only one hour--45 minutes cordless shaving: One hour charging time gives you up to 45 minutes of cordless shaving. A quick five-minute charge is sufficient for one cordless shave. The SmartPlug has an automatic worldwide voltage adjustment. It adapts to an outlet voltage between 100V and 240V, for your best convenience at home or travelling.

Shaving FAQ

What‘s the difference between foil and rotary shavers?

Rotary shavers are designed to work with cyclical movements while Braun foil shavers are designed to work with efficient sideways movements on the skin giving perfect control and precision. The foils protect the skin from irritation and are specifically designed to deliver the most thorough and comfortable shave from Braun.

Do you have any recommendation on how to shave with an electric foil shaver?

Braun recommends you shave before you take a shower. After a few days without shaving, for example during the weekend, you should trim your stubble before you shave. Stretch the skin and shave against the direction of beard growth. Hold the shaver at a right angle (90°) to your skin. Keep the pressure even to achieve the the most thorough and comfortable shave from Braun.

How often do I need to change the shaver head?

Braun recommends replacing all cutter parts every 18 months. A replacement part indicator on the LED display ensures you know when it’s time to change the cutter parts in order for your shaver to always stay at 100% performance.

Here are some tips to get the most out of each foil:

  • Use light pressure when shaving
  • Hold the shaver at a 90 degree angle
  • Regularly clean and oil the foil

Please do not use a damaged foil, as it can lead to injuries on the skin.

PLEASE NOTE: THIS ITEM COMES WITH A 2 PIN PLUG, SUITABLE FOR USE IN A BATHROOM ENVIRONMENT.

Which Braun shaver is right for you?
Product Details Product Details Product Details Product Details
CoolTec - put skin irritation on ice Series 3 - tough on 3 day stubble, smooth on skin Series 5 - skin comfort even in problem areas Series 7 - the ideal shave
Features explained
Intelligent sonic technology
10,000 micro vibrations with every stroke to help capture more hair
Personalisation
Choose from extra sensitive, normal and intensive modes for your optimal performance
Active cooling technology
Automatically cools and calms the skin to minimize skin irritation
Wet & Dry technology
For a refreshing shave in the shower

(340 W&D, 380s W&D)

(5040s W&D)

(799cc)
Contour adaptability
Pivoting shaving head
Perfectly adapts around facial contours
Flexible cutting elements
Cuts short and long hairs with every stroke
Shaving technology
Triple action cutting system
Twin foils and an integrated middle trimmer shave progressively closer
Optimised cutting elements
Give outstanding closeness and skin comfort
Senso blade for an ultimate smooth shave Sensofoil for an efficient shave Crosshair for outstanding closeness that lasts Optifoil for perfect closeness that lasts longer
Middle trimmer
Lifts and cuts flat-lying hair
Yes Yes Ultra Sonic
Cleaning technology
Full washability
Clean & Charge station
Full maintenance at the touch of a button for a shaver that's like new everyday

(CT2cc)

(390cc)

(5070cc)

(799cc, 790cc)
Fast clean
(799cc, 790cc)
Automatic program selection
(799cc, 790cc)
Active drying
(799cc, 790cc)

Box Contains

  • 1 x Shaver
  • 1 x Charging stand
  • 1 x Cleaning brush
  • 1 x SmartPlug (100V - 240V)


  • Product Information

    Weight210 Grams
    Units1 Count
    BrandBraun
      
    Additional Information
    ASINB0050AJ1FA
    Best Sellers Rank 34,923 in Health & Personal Care (See top 100)
    Shipping Weight499 g
    Delivery Destinations:Visit the Delivery Destinations Help page to see where this item can be delivered.
    Date First Available12 Oct. 2009
      
     

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    Customer Reviews

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    Vine Customer Review of Free Product ( What's this? )
    Robust, comfortable, easy to use electric shaver which I found extremely easy to use. The learning curve was comfortable and I was happy within the first few days of use with the quality and closeness of the shave. I got the same results whether used in/out of the shower and with/without shaving gel. As I work in an environment where a clean shaven face is expected this is proving a real benefit and quicker than wet shaving.

    The instructions state that for best result the complete shave head cassette should be replaced every 18 months and at the moment this is just over £20 on Amazon. As my yearly spend on wet shave products vastly exceeds this, then it is also a very cost effective bonus. Very happy to recommend.

    NB: This review is from my husband but as I gave him the shaver he kindly let me type it up for him!
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    If you are between foil and rotary then try this product and you'll love foil. I used to think it's impossible to get a good shave with any electric shaver, I used to have an old one with a single foil. I have now changed my mind!
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    I've never written a review on Amazon before and usually aren't inclined to. I'm also usually quite sceptical about some of the opinions expressed because of a lack of understanding about a proudct. However, I felt compelled to comment on this.

    I actually purchased mine from Asda for £49 rather than the £69 it's currently on Amazon for.

    I have always had trouble with very, very sensitive skin and usually after shaving with new blades, let alone old, I resemble someone who has had a fight with a bear. Unfortunately, I also grow a coarse beard like there's no tomorrow. I had previously tried a phillips rotary shaver and it literally lacerated me in perfect circles so that didn't last long.

    I was, as many people seem to be from the reviews on here, quite unsure about whether this would just have the same effect. I can honestly say I was very pleasantly surprised when I tried this for the first time. Not only does it indeed give a close shave (you need to follow the instructions, pull your skin around a bit and take your time, it genuinely does a good job) but it also didn't cut, scratch or in any way irritate me. For me personally, this is somewhat of a miracle.

    Personally, I cannot recommend this highly enough.
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    By Nick C VINE VOICE on 29 Aug. 2011
    Vine Customer Review of Free Product ( What's this? )
    I am a recent convert to electric shaving again after years of wet shaving and reviewed a Philips shaver not long ago Philips PowerTouch PT720 Rechargeable Electric Shaver, that shaver I found to provide a really close shave once you got used to using an electric again and the only quibble I really had was the fact that the shaver didn't have a long hair trimmer for sideburns e.t.c.
    Now this one has so I thought I'd give this one a go (I'm not some crazy electric shaver collector....yet!).

    I can't help comparing this shaver to the Philips (even though the prices are quite different with the Philips being a lot cheaper) as that was the only one I'd used for years and was so pleased with it that it's almost like a benchmark.

    The charge time on this is excellent 1 hour compared to the Philips 12 hours or so (but if your trickle charging, i.e. returning them to charge after shaving then it's no big deal how long they take). It has a good solid feel about it and a nice hum when shaving whereas the Philips seemed a little rickety.
    Another big plus is that this one has a long hair trimmer whereas the Philips model didn't, and it trimmed my trimmable bits on my face nicely.

    Now for general shaving - I've been using this for a couple of weeks and no matter what I do I can't seem to get a really satisfying shave, the instructions say hold it 90 degrees to the skin for best results which is what I do, but I find it a little awkward after a while. I seem to keep having to go over the same areas again and again to get any modicum of satisfaction.
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    By M. V. Clarke VINE VOICE on 24 Aug. 2011
    Vine Customer Review of Free Product ( What's this? )
    I use an electric shaver every day, and this is by far the best one I've had. It gives a remarkably close shave, leaving the skin feeling very smooth, and has caused no skin irritation whatsoever. It's comfortable to hold and it doesn't take long to do a really good job. It comes with a small holder for charging, or the cable can be plugged straight into the shaver itself. I'm very impressed with it.
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    OK - I admit it - I've been unfaithful. Some years ago I had a Braun shaver which I dearly loved. It was perfect - in fact everything a man could want in a shaver. But I was weak - I was tempted away from my wonderful Braun by a Philips rotary moisturising shaver that was all style and no substance. It led me astray but turned out to be a total disaster (see my review).

    I was lost in the whiskery wilderness, I didn't know where to turn. I sought some sage, fatherly advice from my Dad - he seemed quite happy with his new Panasonic, so like a fool I bought one too. But I was never happy with it. It was simply okay - it did the job and nothing more. It was noisy and the battery turned out to be a little short on stamina. I knew it couldn't last.

    So finally I faced up to facts - I needed to learn the lessons of my errant past - I needed to return to the quiet, comfortable, shaving performance I've only ever experienced from a Braun.

    So... my other half bought me the Braun 340-s for Christmas and it's great - quiet, comfortable and a much closer shave than anything else I've tried. And it's handy to be able to run it under the tap to clean when done. I'll never stray again!
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