Philips HQ 8170 CC SPEED XL

8 customer reviews
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This shaving trimming epilation is a good all rounder.

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6.6 out of 10 based on 8 reviews.
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Malcolm, Oldham

Score 3.0/10
Good points:
Bad points:
Doesn't perform well. Fails "fitness for purpose test"
Overall rating 3.0
Ease of use 7.0
Design 4.0
Performance 3.0
Value for money 2.0
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6 of 6 people found this review helpful

Confirmed purchase: 29 Dec 2005

Frederick, North Muskham

Score 7.0/10
Good points:
Light and easy to hold. Cutts pretty well
Bad points:
The plastic cutter cover does not fit well and easily falls off
Not good at dealng wilth long neck hair
Overall rating 7.0
Ease of use 7.0
Design 8.0
Performance 7.0
Value for money 7.0
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Confirmed purchase: 26 May 2007

Rick, Stockport

Score 9.0/10
Good points:
Great performance, easy charge cradle, lightweight
Bad points:
Jet clean fluid doesn't last long, placing in cradle autocharges it (can't be good for battery all that charging)
Overall rating 9.0
Ease of use 9.0
Design 8.0
Performance 9.0
Value for money 9.0
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Confirmed purchase: 22 Sep 2007

michael, chester-le-street

Score 1.0/10
Good points:
lightweight and ergonomic design
Bad points:
terrible shave, plucks rather than cuts, would never never never buy another PHILISHAVE shaver if this is the standard and would certainly never recommend one to one of my friends.
Overall rating 1.0
Ease of use 10.0
Design 10.0
Performance 1.0
Value for money 6.0
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Confirmed purchase: 20 Dec 2007

Alan, St Ives, Cornwall

Score 9.0/10
Good points:
Gives good close shave; easy to hold; easy to clean; easy to charge & holds charge well
Bad points:
Slightly long time needed to get best shave
Overall rating 9.0
Ease of use 9.0
Design 9.0
Performance 8.0
Value for money 8.0
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Confirmed purchase: 14 Feb 2008

Confirmed purchaser

Score 8.0/10
Good points:
Very good features and a smooth shave.
Bad points:
Had to be sent back to Philips as it developed a charging/battery fault.
Overall rating 8.0
Value for money 9.0
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2 of 2 people found this review helpful

Confirmed purchase: 02 Dec 2005

Product Features

Power supply Mains + Rechargeable
Washable Yes
Additional Epilation Head for Sensitive Zones not applicable
Number of Rotating Heads 3
Type of Epilator not applicable
Skin Cooler not applicable
Shaver Technology Rotary Action
Additional Shaving Head not applicable
Release date 2005-06-01
Adjustable Guide Combs not applicable
Integrated Emulsion No
Electric Cleaning Option Included Station
Type of electronic infoscreen No
Power Capacity Control Yes
Number and Type of Foils not applicable
Period 2007-03
Additional Epilation Head for Face not applicable
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