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Philips Norelco QC5170

Philips Norelco QC5170
alaScore 79

233 reviews

Dec, 2017

alaTest has collected and analyzed 233 reviews of Philips Norelco QC5170. The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other Hair Removal for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Hair Removal the Philips Norelco QC5170 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 79/100 = Good quality.

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Expert review by: Stuart Miles (pocket-lint.com)

Philips QC5170 DIY Hair Clippers

 

Philips believe they has solved the age old problem of shaving your own hair with the creation the DIY hair clippers. The Philips DIY hairclippers do work, just be careful if you invest, in understanding the Philips grading system first before you...

Rotating head, cordless

Grading system isn't the barber shop standard

The Philips DIY hairclippers do work, just be careful if you invest, in understanding the Philips grading system first before you delve right in like we did. Why Philips didn't stick with the conventional grading system is beyond us, and the clippers...

Jul, 2006

Consumer review by: salam (asda.com)

not bad at all

 

I have tried a few hair clippers, this one is excellent, and the rotating head really is a big advantage, the powerful motor, not bad at all for the money that was paid for.

Feb, 2011

Consumer review by: MKIRamblingsUnlimited (asda.com)

Pleasantly Surprised

 

I ordered on-line for self pick-up and was notified to pick up well within the period promised. The clipper was very easy to use and meets my needs. For the first time I used the larger comb for a shorter cut all round and found it easy to handle. Once...

Mar, 2010

Consumer review by: Anonymous (asda.com)

excellant !

 

Really glad I went for this product. Iv quite thick hair and don't go for an extreme cut so I use the long comb on the shortest setting. You also get the short comb for a closer cut. Though it's very easy and comfortable to use and the trimmer for...

Feb, 2010

Consumer review by: theuerkorn (epinions.com)

Norelco QC5170: Time and cost saver with style.

 

Hair trimmers have been around and while my first Wahl served me well for over 7 years, there have been 2 attempts to replace the trusty old one with a newer model (a bit more stylish or simply different). Both attempts failed miserably and the...

Stylish, locking hair length selector, swivel head, cordless

Charging indicator, no case included, dry only

Dec, 2009

Consumer review by: steve (reevoo.com)

Philips QC 5170

 

Light weight easy to use clippers.Easy to clean and adjust to correct length. Exceptionally good value

Non really although a bag to store it in would have been useful.

Jan, 2012

Consumer review by: Confirmed purchaser (reevoo.com)

Philips QC 5170

 

really easy to use, plenty of settings.

none

Jan, 2012

Consumer review by: Jimmy (reevoo.com)

Philips QC 5170

 

Does exactly as stated.

none so far

Jan, 2012

Consumer review by: shahjhan (reevoo.com)

Philips QC 5170

 

The design does make it easier to cut your hair your self

It doesn't cut evenly. Especially where the hair is thicker.

Jan, 2012

Consumer review by: Angela (reevoo.com)

Philips QC 5170

 

Good quality

Jan, 2012

Product Specifications

Design

Blade material:Stainless Steel
Color of product:Black, White / Chrome

Endurance

Warranty:2

Energy Management

Battery operated: Yes
Battery Technology:Nickel-Metal Hydride (NiMH)
Battery Type:Built-In / NiMH
Charging Time:8
Corded or cordless operation (power): Yes
Mains power: Yes
Operating time:60
Power Source:AC/Battery
Rechargeable: Yes

Features

Cutter width:1.61
Maximum hair length:0.827

Other Features

Beard length range:21
Comb type:Contour following
Finishing:Chromed body
Lubrication for life: Yes
Maintenance free - No Oil need: Yes
Oil-free maintenance:Y
Precision (size of steps):2
Size of steps:2
Worldwide warranty:2

Packaging Content

Charger: Yes
Cleaning brush: Yes
Oil included: No

Performance

Number of length steps:10
Number of settings:10
Precision trimmer: Yes
Self-sharpening blade: Yes
Self-sharpening stainless steel blades: Yes
Suitable for entire body:N
Suites for entire body: No

Power

Battery operated:Y
Battery Technology:Nickel-Metal Hydride (NiMH)
Battery Type:Built-In / NiMH
Charging Time:8
Corded or cordless operation (power):Y
Mains power:Y
Operating time:60
Power Source:AC/Battery
Rechargeable:Y

Technical Details

Corded and cordless use:Y
Ergonomic design: Yes