Philips Norelco Trimmer 3500
Battery Recharge Time9.0/10
- Full range of lockable fine-grained and easy-to-use hair-length adjustments: 20 settings adjusted via the dial on the handle
- Charge-retaining Ni-MH battery that charges fully in 1 hour and offers 90 minutes of cordless use
- Corded use ensures you never miss your trimming when you forget to charge the battery
- Detachable and fully-washable cutting unit which is easily cleaned by rinsing under faucet
- Truly ergonomic design which allows for easy handling and easy usage
- Ultra-sharp self-sharpening blades deliver quick, comfortable and smooth shaves without irritation, tugging and pulling
- Great quality beard trimmer at affordable price
- Slightly noisy and may not be convenient for some noise-sensitive people
- Not waterproof and may be damaged if entirely immersed accidentally in water
Summary of My Review on Philips Norelco Beard Trimmer 3500
The Philips Norelco QT4014/42 Beard Trimmer 3500 is a perfectly engineered grooming device that boasts of several must-have groomer features such as ultra-sharp blades, powerful motor, plenty of settings and reliable battery, which ensures that it delivers the perfect beard and stubble with every use.
Being one of the best moderately-priced beard-trimmers in the market, the Norelco QT4014/42 allows you to get an amazing trimming experience in the comfort of your own home. It is also furnished with 20 built-in hair-length settings with an exclusive locking feature, which does not require multiple separate attachments.
The Philips 3500 Trimmer has self-sharpening titanium blades that deliver amazing precision and impressive performance. And since the blades are self-sharpening and require no oiling, it gives maintenance-free usage. Besides, it has a fully washable head and it can be cleaned by simple rinsing under a faucet. The QT4014/42 Model is a skin-friendly grooming tool with rounded tips and comb which prevents irritation and deliver remarkably comfortable cuts. It also has a rechargeable high-performance battery that offers 90 minutes of cordless use after charging for 1 hour.
Norelco QT4014/42 Beard Trimmer 3500 is one of the best beard trimmers in the price range of $30. Furnished with 20 hair-length settings that are adjusted using an accurate dial, the groomer gives outstanding depth of cut setting.
The simple, no-fuss design, comfortable-to-hold and easy-to-use trimmer feels well-built and good quality. Its charge-retaining battery offers a massive 90 minutes of cordless use; while the ultra-sharp self-sharpening blades deliver quick, comfortable and smooth shaves without irritation, tugging and pulling. It comes with an easy-to-clean detachable trimming head and allows for corded use. And for its price of just under $30, it offers good value for money.
My Detailed Review on Philips Norelco Beard Trimmer 3500
- 20 Built-In Hair-Length Settings with an Exclusive Locking Feature: The lengths range from 0.5mm to 10mm in increments of 0.5mm, allowing for high-precision and personalized trimming experience without having to use multiple separate attachments.
- Self-Sharpening, Ultra-Sharp Corrosion-Resistant Carbon-Steel Titanium-Coated Blades: The blades give quick, comfortable and smooth trims without irritation, pulling and tugging; and do not require oiling.
- Premium-Quality AAA-Sized Ni-Mh Battery: Boasting of remarkable chemistry and only second to Li-ion battery, the top-end Ni-MH battery charges fully in 60 minutes and delivers 90 minutes of nonstop cordless use.
- Corded Use: The groomer can be plugged directly into a power outlet and used. So, if you forget to charge the battery, you don’t have to worry as you will still be able to do your routine grooming.
- Rounded Tips and Comb prevents skin irritation.
- Washable Design: The trimmer has a fully washable head that allows for cleaning by simply rinsing under a faucet. But never run the entire unit under water because it is not fully waterproof.
- Easily Changeable Dial on the front of the trimmer: Use your thumb to achieve the right hair-length settings effortlessly.
- Sleek Travel Pouch: Keeps the trimmer protected and clean when traveling.
- 45-Day Risk-Free Trial and a Full 2-Year Warranty.
- Battery light indicator which shows green when battery is full and orange when battery is low; worldwide operation with 100-240 voltage range.
How To Use Norelco QT4014/42?
- Wash your face with warm water to unclog the skin pores then dry your face gently with a towel.
- Turn the trimmer on and set it to the right hair length by dialing the dial button located at the front.
- Hold the trimmer in position and place it against the grain to give you smooth and close trims. If your skin is sensitive or acne-prone, then you should use it with the grain. Trim gently by making to and fro movements. Also use your free hand to stretch your skin to allow the trimmer to catch and cut most hair quickly.
- If you have pimples, do not try to scrape or cut them.
- Press the trimmer gently on your skin and avoid running it over the same area if your skin gets irritated.
- After you have achieved your desired cut, turn it off and clean immediately.
How To Clean Philips QT4014/42?
- Cleaning the trimmer is quite easy because it is simply rinsed under running water and brushed using the supplied cleaning brush.
- Begin by removing the plastic comb from the end of the grooming tool. Then, remove the blades by grasping the trimmer’s shaft and pressing it up against the underside of the blades.
- Using the cleaning brush, sweep out all hair/whiskers that found their way into the trimmer under the blades. Then, brush out the plastic comb.
- Using warm running tap water, rinse the blades thoroughly and then dry them completely before re-installing them. Air drying is recommended.
- Snap the blades gently into place and then wipe its body with a clean towel. Finally, oil the blades lightly before storing it.