This isn't a multi-functional 'shaver'. It's designed to do Grade 1 to Grade 3 haircuts only, There's no beard trimmer or brow trimmer attachments. It's essentially an electric razor to do an all-over skinhead haircut.
It's perfect as what it is. The handle is well shaped and the wide blades cut quickly and evenly (you can select a hairlength of 1mm to 10mm at 1mm intervals, and the selection clicker is sturdy). The unit charges quickly from a small mains powered cradle (nice that it's small, a lot of these electrics have taken to using HUGE cradles lately) and you get up to 40 minutes cutting time from one charge. The cleaning is a stroke of genius. Instead of having to wipe down the blades or poke around with a small brush, you can simply run water through the unit, flushing out stray trimmings.
On the downside, the comb attachment (to cut at the chosen hair length) is very cheap plastic. I had one on a similar Panasonic trimmer and after a few weeks the comb was useless, so I don't have much faith in this one. Also, the cutting edges should be oiled before and after use - in itself this is fine, it means less razor rash for you and a better cut from the trimmer, but the bottle of oil supplied is tiny. (Cheapo Wahl Clipper Oil 4floz 3310 is fine as a replacement.)
I'm a bit torn between 3 and 4 stars for the trimmer. It's a nice unit and I love the easy clean, but it's essentially just a wide bladed electric razor, so I think it's a bit over priced at currently £59.99.
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