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Philips Norelco 8240XL

Philips Norelco 8240XL
alaAverage 3.5

3 reviews

Oct, 2014

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 3 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers are impressed by the size and design. There are some mixed opinions about the value for money.

usability, design, size

On average, users rate this product 70/100.

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Best rotary electric shaver


The Philips Norelco 8240XL is a simple rotary shaver without many added bells and whistles, but its simple design and low price are what attracts many owners. A good number of users note that this model doesn't have a cleaning system, but it's not...

Inexpensive, quiet motor, easy to clean, close, quick shave, handles facial contours well

No battery indicator, no cleaning station, no wet shave

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Fast and Easy


I have been using the Philips 8240XL for about 6 months now and I am very pleased with it. It has saved me multiple times right before dates or other formal events. It provides a nice close shave that doesn't cut your skin. ...

Quiet, Sleek, Easy to Use

Dies without warning, expensive

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Good shaver, but not as good as should be


I bought this shaver to replace my 5-year-old Philips HQ7830. Yes, this 8240 is a pretty good shaver. Compared to other shavers I've had in the past (Remington, Panasonic, Braun), it gives a reasonably smooth shave and has a good trimmer. It is fairly ...

Good shave, good trimmer, good feel in hand, light weight

Should shave even better, battery dies without warning