The Philips guide to spoiling your man on Valentine’s Day

January 12, 2012

Sydney, Australia – Valentine’s Day is a great opportunity to let your loved ones know just how much they mean to you but it can often be a challenge to find just the right gift, particularly when it comes to men. This year, avoid the chocolates and gift cards and give your man something he will really fall in love with, thanks to Philips.
Loving Sounds
Music is, as Shakespeare put it, “the food of love”. This Valentine’s Day, satisfy your man’s musical tastes with Philips’ range of high fidelity speakers and headphones.
Philips Fidelio Docking Speaker (DS9)
RRP: $399
The Philips Fidelio Primo Docking Speaker delivers  high quality audio technology within a beautiful looking design. The stunning aesthetic of the DS9 combines natural wood, fabric and metal for a sophisticated and sensual look, while the carefully crafted curve of the docking speaker also helps to reduce internal resonance and deliver exceptional sound quality.
Philips DAB docking system (DCB291)
RRP: $249
Open up a new world of crystal clear, digital quality DAB radio with the Philips DAB docking system. DAB and FM compatibility offers access to an enhanced radio experience, with a greater choice of channels and clear and crackle-free audio, and you can also connect and sync your iPod, iPhone or iPad to the system for even more listening options. Small enough to serve as a bedside alarm clock, the Philips DAB docking system combines impressive technology such as a ‘gentle wake’ alarm function and Neodymium speaker drivers to deliver a premium listening experience.
Philips O'Neill The Stretch
RRP: $129.95
Unlock your adventurous spirit with the Philips O’Neill ‘The Stretch’ headphones. Drawing inspiration from the heavy-duty materials and styling of wetsuits to deliver high performance sound wherever you take them, ‘The Stretch’ headphones embody the heart and soul of active and outdoor lifestyles. Made of TR55LX, ultra-durable and temperature-resistant material, ‘The Stretch’ headphones are both impact and high stress-crack resistant and can withstand conditions of extreme heat or extreme cold. 
Philips Noise Cancelling headphones (SHN5600)
RRP: $129.95
For men who want an uninterrupted and immersive music experience, Philips’ Noise Cancelling Headphones actively reduce unwanted external noise by up to 85 per cent, or the equivalent of approximately 16 decibels. An easily-adjustable headband and soft-sealing cushions ensure a snug and comfortable fit, while the innovative talk mode allows you to hear environmental sounds when required.
The way to a man’s heart
Philips airfryer (HD9220)
RRP: $329
Combining innovative technology with intelligent design, the Philips Airfryer is a revolution in home cooking, catering to the needs of people looking for convenient and health-conscious ways to prepare snacks, or even entire meals. Circulating hot air like a convection oven to fry food, the Airfryer can cut oil from the cooking process, making it healthier and more economical. With the ability to cook a wide range of foods from fries, to chicken wings and even chocolate brownies, the Airfryer is a fantastic kitchen addition and sure to be loved by all men. Available in black and white.
The look of love
Help your man look his best this Valentine’s Day with Philips’ great range of male personal care and oral care products.
Philips SensoTouch (RQ1160)
RRP: $259.95
The Philips SensoTouch RQ1160 shaver integrates cutting edge technology to give men a smooth and gentle shave every time. The innovative GyroFlex 2D system adjusts to the contours of the face, while the SensoTouch’s patented Super Lift&Cut action ensures a close and precise shave. The shaver’s Aquatec seal allows you to enjoy either a wet or dry shave and the SensoTouch’s good looks mean you can use it at home or on the go.
Philips BodyGroom Pro (TT2040)
RRP: $139.95
Enjoy superior comfort and versatility with the Philips BodyGroom Pro, an impressive all-in-one men’s body groomer. The dual-ended design means you can conveniently switch between the trimming head for grooming and the shaving head for a close shave. 100% washable and developed with safety and comfort in mind, the Philips BodyGroom Pro is the ultimate body grooming tool.
Philips Stubble Trimmer (QT4022)
RRP: $69.95
For men looking to express themselves through their facial hair, the Philips Stubble Trimmer Pro is the ideal tool. 20 length settings from half a millimeter up to 10 millimetres means you can achieve your perfect facial hair look with precision. Skin-friendly rounded blades help to protect the skin, while the 100 per cent washable design makes cleaning and maintenance of the Philips Stubble Trimmer Pro easy.
Philips Sonicare FlexCare + (HX6972)
RRP: $229.95
Achieve better oral health and whiter teeth with the Philips Sonicare FlexCare + power toothbrush. At the core of the FlexCare + is Philips’ patented sonic technology, which delivers 31,000 brush strokes per minute to eliminate plaque easier than ever before[1], for a difference you can see and feel. Five brushing modes allow you to choose how you brush for the best results and a two-minute timer ensures optimum brushing time. The FlexCare + also comes with the Sonicare UV Sanitiser, which uses UV Cleaning technology to help eliminate germs on your rechargeable toothbrush head in only ten minutes[2].

[1] Comparison of plaque removal for one minute brushing by Sonicare FlexCare and a manual toothbrush

Platt K, Jenkins W, Schmitt P, Sturm D, Hefti A. Data on file, 2007


[2] In vitro evaluation of the Sonicare FlexCare integrated UV sanitizer

Hix J, Elliott N, de Jager M. Data on file, 2007  

About Royal Philips Electronics


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