Philips Star Wars special edition Wet and dry electric shaver SW7700/67 V-Track Precision PRO Blades 5-direction Flex Heads SkinGlide rings SmartClick precision trimmer is rated
Rated 4 out of
This product would be a great gift for any star wars fan, it also delivers in design and functionality.
As an older star wars fan I was very pleased with the mature nature of the overall packaging. I really liked the simple black box with its subtle logo and the little snippets of background information on the Jedi.
The package contained everything except for the carry case which I was disappointed about. The razor looked sleek and the colours reminded me of Anakin Skywalker's pod racer. Which is a good thing. The illuminated symbols on the handset were a nice touch but I wished they did something more, for example change the speed of the blades. The razor felt comfortable to hold but felt more like a Star Trek phaser rather than a lightsaber but that's just the geek in me. The shaver head glides over the skin very smoothly with catching any hair. Charging was easy and quick and cleaning was simple too.
I haven't used an electric shaver for many years and my experience of them wasn't good but this was a pleasant surprise. I tried shaving wet and dry and for me the best result was wet. The wet and dry function is a big plus.
The small trimming head is a good idea but I found it to be clumsy to use and lacked a little precision and didn't glide over the skin like the razor head. I think that accessories should mirror the same standard as the main product (that would be the Jedi way).
Overall my experience was very positive but I like a very smooth shave. The razor shaves well and at face value looks to give a comprehensive shave, no sign of stubble or very importantly; no shaving burn but its not as close as an open blade razor. That said, it's a good shaving option.
Date published: 2017-11-05
Rated 4 out of
Sleek design, easy to use functional shaver
The shaver came in a rather large Star Wars themed box with a very subtle design on the lid once you take the cover off. Usually the box would just go in the bin, but because the box looks pretty cool and is very sturdy, the kids grabbed it to use as a storage box.
The razor itself looks really good, in a light teal colour and continues the Star Wars theme with what looks like light beams across the handle. If you aren’t a Star Wars fan, don’t be put off, as you wouldn’t know that it refers to Star Wars if you didn’t see the packaging, it’s just a nice modern design.
Getting to how the razor actually performs, I am pretty impressed. I have tried electric shavers in the past, but just never really got on with it, I’ve just always preferred using a standard razor. So far I have only used it as a dry shave and it’s done a pretty good job. It’s not as smooth as a standard razor, but for speed and efficiency it works a treat. I still need to try it as a wet shave to see how it compares to the dry shave, but I’m happy with the way it performs as a dry shave.
Date published: 2017-11-07
Rated 4 out of
This razor replaces a similar model bought 6-7 years ago. The old one gave excellent service over many years of shaving both my face and head.
This new model also works quite well and reduces stubble to a smooth finish with minimal / no trauma.
I like the flexibility of each rotor but the rotors of this new shaving head tend to catch on sharper contours, e.g. around the chin where the inside edge of the rotor can sometimes snag on my chin.
(I answered "No" to the earlier question about recommending, not because it's a bad product but because I rarely make this sort of recommendation about any product.)
Date published: 2018-03-15