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Philips RQ1280

Philips RQ1280
alaAverage 3.9

285 reviews

Nov, 2015

alaTest has collected and analyzed 285 reviews of Philips RQ1280. The average rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Shaving & Hair Removal for all reviews. People are impressed by the design. The usability also gets good feedback. There are some mixed opinions about the price. Many are critical about the size.

usability, design


On average, users rate this product 88/100 and experts rate this product 69/100.

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Expert review by: Oliver Pickup (

A cut above: The Philips RQ1280 is an impressive, sexy electric shaver - but is it worth the price of 30 Gillette Fusion razors? Read more: http://www


The Romanian proverb, ‘A barber learns to shave by shaving fools,' is a fitting phase to describe my eventual mastery of this new Philips RQ1280 Shaver, though Sweeney Todd would have been proud of my fumbling, foolish initial efforts.

I don’t have to maintain my Gillette Fusion, just clip a new blade in every other month. And with £269.99 I could buy over 30 Fusions, a vast number which would easily serve me, my sons and my grandsons throughout their lifetimes. Who’s the fool now?

Oct, 2010

Consumer review by: Lefty (

Best shaver ever


A very expensive shaver, but worth the cost, it gives the closest shave wet or dry with no shave rash. The cleaner is a great addition & I plan to use it at the end of a full charge as it cleans and charges at the same time.

Jul, 2012

Consumer review by: Jean (

Best shave ever


My husband says that this is the best shave/razor he has ever had. He is absolutely delighted with his gift that replaced his older version of this item.

Jul, 2012

Consumer review by: Anonymous (




Jun, 2012

Consumer review by: John (

High Quality Shaver


I have been using Philips razors for many years. This is the best by far giving a close shave and allows me the luxury of a wet shave if I wish.

Jun, 2012

Consumer review by: Mangaman (

Very happy


Never going to be as close as a traditional manual razor, but it is surprisingly close when used with a suitable oil or shaving gel. Easy to keep clean, just rinse - although I will use the cleaning dock about once a month to keep things in tip top...

Jun, 2012

Consumer review by: Mr G (

Excellent !!


I've been shaving with a Philips Shaver 8 series for nearly 10 years and it never let me down, upgrading to the Senso 3D is one of the best things I could ever have done for my skin. The Senso 3D is much smoother to my skin and slide a hundred time...

May, 2012

Consumer review by: Chris (

High quality shaver, providing a great shave


Quality of the product is very high - Provides a fast and excellent shave - Battery lasts the full working week, so great when you're working away from home - Would purchase again.

Apr, 2012

Consumer review by: Dave (

Glad I bought it


I thought the arcitec was brilliant, this unit surpasses it. Better shave altogether.

Apr, 2012

Consumer review by: Dean (

Quality makes up for price


The quality of the shaver makes up for the price.

Feb, 2012

Product Specifications


Number of shaver heads/blades:3