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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 really like the size and design. Comments are divided on the value for money.

usability, design, size

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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