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Philips PT870/17 PowerTouch Dual Precision Rechargeable Cordless Mens Dry Electric Shaver

4.3 out of 5 stars 82 customer reviews

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  • Ultra-thin heads of Philips PT870 electric shaver offer DualPrecision cutting with the slots in the blades to catch longer hairs and holes in the blades to shave short stubble.
  • Patented Super Lift & Cut Dual Blade Technology gives the ultimate closer yet secure shave as the first blade lifts the hair and second blade cuts comfortably below skin level.
  • SmartPivot always keep contact with skin, dynamic contour following action automatically adjusts to every curve of face and neck, ensuring optimum skin contact in curved areas for a perfect shave.
  • Philips PT870 is a fully washable shaver with QuickRinse system, simply rinse the waterproof shaver head under tap for easy cleaning.
  • Philips PowerTouch PT870 is a rechargeable shaver with 50 minutes of cordless shaving operation after a full charge of 1 hour or a 3 minutes quick charge for one shave.
  • This product comes with a 2-pin UK plug
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Philips Introduces The PowerTouch - A Fast Way Through Your Morning Routine

Philips understands that while men want to look presentable, they want to spend as little time getting ready in the bathroom when they could be getting on with the rest of their day. With this in mind, Philips has created PowerTouch - its quickest, most convenient and skin friendly shave for the fast way through the morning's shaving routine.

Philips PowerTouch has been developed to enable men to create a presentable appearance quickly and completely, without any unnecessary surprises or setbacks, so that they are guaranteed to make the right impression every day. Men can also be reassured that PowerTouch offers the same credible technology that has been the hallmark of Philips shaving for over 60 years and brings efficiency and reliability without the need to pay for a lot of unwanted extras.

PowerTouch combines the reliability and efficiency of classic Philips ranges, with improved functionality and a better looking design and feel. The entire range allows for quick and easy cleaning under a running tap, while cord-cordless versatility and long lasting Lithium ION power, means that the men can enjoy the mobility of a cordless with longer battery life.

Philips as the right shaving solution for you

When you want to look your very best, Philips has the right shaving solution for you. Philips offers a complete range of shavers to suit your needs and deliver the perfect shaving experience, every time. The PowerTouch Series is for a convenient dry electric shave to make your shaving routine simpler, easier and faster. That is why, with Philips, men will always look their best.

Philips PT870 PowerTouch Electric Shaver

Philips PowerTouch range combines the reliability and efficiency of classic Philips ranges, with improved functionality and a better looking design and feel. Philips PT870 rechargeable electric shaver gives the closet, most comfortable and convenient shave yet and the fast way through the morning routine. Philips PowerTouch has been developed to enable men to create a presentable appearance quickly and completely, without any unnecessary surprises or setback, so that they are guaranteed to make the right impression every day.

Pop-up Trimmer

The pop-up trimmer of Philips PT870 Dual Precision electric shaver is perfect for sideburns and mustache, tailor your looks to suit your style.

Multi-Purpose Display

The multi-purpose display of Philips PT870 electric shaver displays the status of battery low, battery full, and also gives charging indication.

Advised Shaving Method

Rotary shavers require a rotating movement to get a close shave, contrary to a blade, where a rotating movement is dangerous and a linear movement is the standard. When shaving the neck, look down to catch all hairs (again, this is quite dangerous with a blade).

Patented Super Lift & Cut Technology

The Philips PowerTouch PT870 Shaver is equipped with dual blade system to give you ultra-close shave. The advantage of having two-blade system is that you enjoy a comfortable and soothing shave. The Philips PT870 Super Lift and Cut System is designed to give you the closer yet secure shave as first blade lifts and second blade cuts for a comfortable close shave. The advances double action Super Lift and Cut Action means that first the blade lifts the hair and second the blade shaves it off, so we get close the root of the hair. It means the shave is able to cut the longest hairs and then the shortest stubble even on the neck.

DualPrecision Cutting

Philips PowerTouch shavers range gives ultimate high performance; the ultra-thin heads have slots in the blades to catch longer hairs and holes in the blades to shave short stubble. The stainless steel is made very to lie thin so the stubble in the skin can be easily reached.

SmartPivot - Contour Following Flex Action Shaver Head

The flexing heads in the shaving unit swivels with a full range of motion and gently follows the contours of your skin to catch every hair on every contour. This unique combination ensures optimum skin contact in curved areas, to catch even the most problematic neck hair. Experience the ease of a smooth shave, even in hard-to-reach areas.

For Philips Shavers, precision translates into the pursuit of creating a perfect shave, the shave that gives the ultimate in closeness and comfort. The PowerTouch is the latest in technological innovation from Philips Shavers, for example, combines cutting edge design and revolutionary new technology for a perfect shave.

Replacement Shaving Head

Philips offers a range of replacement shaver head for its PowerTouch shaver range. All Philips shavers come with one shaver head that can be replaced after every two years for optimal shaving results. To get the most out of your shaver, you should clean its shaving head after every 3 months.

Efficient Power System - Philips PT870 Rechargeable Shaver

Philips PT870 is a rechargeable shaver so you can enjoy the comfort of cordless shave which make it perfect for traveling. Charging your shaver is a piece of cake; just plug it in the adapter. After charging it for 1 hour, it gives you approximate 50+ minutes of cordless power, which is approx 17 shaves. Fully charge the shaver in 1 hour of charging time, or 3 minutes quick charge for 1 shave.

Washable Shaver

The Philips PT870 comes with a washable shaver head, means it is very easy to keep it clean and hygienic, as you can simply rinse this waterproof shaver under tap. It also includes a cleaning brush to remove even the smallest dust particles and hairs. Your Philips PowerTouch Shavers come with corrosion free heads to give it a brand-new like look even after many uses. Keep your shaver in optimal shape by rinsing it in hot water after every use.

Box Contains

  • 1 x Philips PowerTouch PT870 Dual Precision Electric Shaver
  • 1 x Cleaning brush
  • 1 x Protection cap
  • 1 x Power Cable (2-pin Bathroom Socket Compatible)
  • 1 x User reference manual
  • 24 month Guarantee

Product information

BrandPhilips
  
Additional Information
ASINB004XIBAE0
Best Sellers Rank 64,466 in Health & Personal Care (See top 100)
Shipping Weight1.7 Kg
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Date First Available24 Jun. 2011
  
 

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This was my second Philips rotary, the last one lasted 15 years. A great product and shave plus easy to clean.
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On arrival, the product seemed well packaged and the photography was very clear - you could see exactly what the product would be like.

Upon opening, the packaging inside did it's job but it wasn't anything outstanding. It was similar material to what is used in an egg box and I don't think it would protect the shaver that well. The instructions were incredibly poor and this is the main reason for only awarding four stars. They only had tiny pictures, with no explanation of what they were trying to show.

Charging time was as stated (1 hours charging time gave me 50 mins shaving time).

Very easy to use, giving a clean and comfortable shave. Whilst not as close as a manual razor, still perfectly acceptable. A downside is that I couldn't quite shave under my nose, even using the moustache/sideburn trimmer.

Once I had finished shaving, it was very easy to clean. You just flip up the top and run it under the tap. You can use the brush provided to get any of the little bits, but this wasn't necessary for me.

I was considering getting one of these for my birthday and if this had turned up I wouldn't have been disappointed.
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By James B. Spink HALL OF FAMETOP 500 REVIEWERVINE VOICE on 9 Jun. 2011
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Although Philips stopped using the Philishave brand name in 2006 their new PowerTouch Plus PT870 electric shaver is a Philishave in all but name! The shaver is rechargeable giving about 50 minutes use from a one hour charge - a much quicker charge than many competitors.

Users of old Philishave models will have no trouble using this shaver - which is just as well as the instructions are rather brief. However it is a straightforward product to set up and it is fairly obvious how it works. Packaging is fairly basic but does the job OK and seems eco-friendly! Not quite as good a shave as my usual wet shave but not too bad for an electric shaver, and less fuss when out and about.

The PT870 would make a good replacement for your old Philishave and those looking to start electric shaving could do much worse than giving this Philips a try. Well made and still produced in the Netherlands rather than China, I give this shaver four stars.
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Philips always seem to make very good shavers, and there is nothing to fault this latest Power Touch model. There is a rubber area where your thumb grips it that incorporates the power button, on the back there is a pop-up trimmer, and the three shaving discs are on pads that rotate to match the contours of your face. Additionally, the whole thing is on a pivot that I think is a new feature to this range, as I haven't see it in their shavers before.

Cleaning the bits of whisker out is very easy, as all you need to do is pull down on a catch and the top flips open. It's well placed away from the grip, so that there's no chance of pushing it by accident. There's a little brush included to help you with cleaning inside this compartment, and cleaning the mechanism itself when it's time to dismantle it and give it a quick service. This is something you should do with this type of shaver from time to time to keep it working well - and the instructions include easy to follow diagrams that show you how to do this.

Another feature is that when you remember that yesterday the shaver ran out of power and you said to yourself, "I'll charge it this evening" and then forgot to do so, you can plug it in for a few minutes and it'll give you enough to take it away to the bathroom for one shave.

It also comes with a power cord and plastic shaver-head cap.
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Whilst looking for a replacement and upgrade for my old worn out battery razor (basically used for travelling) I stumbled across this, Phillips a good reputation so I went for it may be a bit more that I had hoped to pay for but you pay for quality sometimes.
It arrived nicely packed in a largely recyclable package, and is easy to charge plug it and the little recharge light starts to flash showing its charging.
To the first major issue with this razor, not that its rechargeable but the razor has a two pin plug so a special plug adapter is needed, and they don't give you anywhere to store the cable and plug no nice travel bag or travel storage box, unlike my Phillips `Sonicare' toothbrush.
The razor works well a one touch button to start the razor and it glides well across the face a different sensation from a wet shave and my previous cheap travel razor. It cuts efficiently and better than the previously mentioned cheap travel razor, though not as `close' as a wet shave.
Once you have finished you can clean out the head with a flip catch to open and a brush to wipe out the more difficult to access areas. That is if you can find the brush again this is where the previously mentioned replaced razor had the edge the brush for the head was stored within the casing of the razor, this small brush is not its loose and easily lost as there is no travel bag.
So far the razor has met expectations on the shaving front it's efficient and does last a good number of shaves on one charge easily a two week holiday for instance. But there are little things which let the whole package down and ultimately mean this is not really that good a value for money. On all practical fronts the cheaper travel razor that this replaces scores better only on face finish does this one score better. Does that make it worth 5 times more? I don't think so.
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