Philips Norelco Hair Clipper 7100 Review

Philips Norelco HC7452/41 7100 Hair Clipper
  • Editor Rating

  • Rated 4 stars
  • Excellent

Review Summary:

Philips Norelco Hair clipper 7100 (Model# HC7452/41) is an integrated hair-clipping device with a number of attractive features. It has a comb that could clip hair up to 24 settings of lengths. Just turn the adjustable wheel and you can get your hair clipped to your desired length. You need not use the comb for a short clipping. For clipping different thickness of hair, you can increase the cutting speed by using the turbo-powered button. It adopts the dual-cut technology in which the double-sharpened cutting device cuts the hair with the minimum of friction to your skull. The titanium blades used in it are washable and self-sharpening. Moreover, you can get 2 hours of power without using any cord.

Philips Norelco HC7452/41 7100 Hair Clipper

Philips Norelco HC7452/41 7100 Hair Clipper

Are you interested in maintaining a ‘signature style’ of your own by clipping your hair to your desired length? That way, you can establish your individual personality in the society. You know that hair on your skull is the major component of your beauty and personality. But if not properly cut, it may distort your personality. Therefore, regular clipping of hair is an important part of your routine life. If you are on a lookout for a suitable hair-clipping device, Philips Norelco hair clipper will be your best choice.

Just as you shave your face, you can also get your hair cut at your home without having to go to a saloon. Before going in for a suitable hair clipper, you must be anxious to know every aspect of it so that you can make a more rational choice; not to go just by the Brand Name. The following review about Philip Norelco hair clipper will help you considerably, in this regard.


1. Lithium Ion Cordless Power with Turbo Boost

Philips Norelco HC7452/41 7100 Hair Clipper

Philips Norelco HC7452/41 7100 Hair Clipper

The Lithium-Ion battery provides 2 hours of cordless power after being charged for just an hour. When continuous power is needed, it can be plugged into a power socket. If the cutting speed is intended to increase for cutting unusually thicker hair, the turbo button does that function.

2. Single Comb – 24” Length Setting

It takes care to clip the hair to any length with its 24 adjustable setting. Just by adjusting the comb to the desired length, it can cut hair to 23 lengths ranging from 1 mm (3/6”) to 23 mm (7/8”), This means that you can get your trimmed to any length, in multiple of 1 mm. This way, you can make a signature style of your own, without any hassle.  There will be no need of using the comb; if you want to have a close trimming of 0.5mm or 1/32 inch with the Philips Norelco hair clipper.

3. Dual-cut Technology

With its advanced Dual-cut technology, it is equipped with a double sharpened cutting element that gives the least of friction to your skull. This innovative cutting element enables you to cut hair with speed, twice faster than its earlier version. The robust steel guard adds to the durability of Philips Norelco hair clipper.

4. Dial Type Comb Adjustment

The slide type switch adjustment of comb in the earlier version had the disadvantage of being slipped to the previous or next adjustment setting while cutting hair. In the present version of 7100, this switch arrangement of comb has been changed to dial type, thus leaving no scope of being slipped up or down.

5. Product Specifications

The dimensions of Philips Norelco hair clipper are 2.5 inches x 2 inches x 6.5 inches. The product weighs around 1.1lbs and its shipping weight is 1.2lbs. This item is available for sale in the United States and internationally. The product’s model number is HC7452/41 and ASIN code is B00GOBPD10.

6. Bundled Packaging & Warranty

A set of Philips Norelco hair clipper, coming in a pack contains an electric hair clipper, a power cord, a hair comb and a cleaning brush. The Philips Norelco hair clipper provides an extended warranty for 5 years, during which you can get the set can be repaired or replaced, free of charges if caused due manufacturing defect or poor workmanship. It has an initial two years warranty for the clipper and an additional three years when you register the product online.

Pros & Cons


  • Cordless power supply: The Lithium Ion battery supplies cordless power for two hours, which means that the Philips Norelco hair clipper can be used even you are out of the home and there is no facility of the power supply.
  • Ease of sharpening and cleaning: The product has a self-sharpening facility that can sharpen themselves against each other during use. The cutting head pops out can be rinsed, dried and replaced after use.
  • Maintenance free: Because of the advanced technology adopted for the Philips Norelco hair clipper, it gives hassle free services, without requiring any kind of maintenance. It does not require any lubrication.
  • Speed variability: Different speeds are required for cutting the hair of different thicknesses. The turbo button can be used to provide different speed.
  • Hard-shelled storage case: The complete set of this device comes in a hard-shelled box that adds to the durability of the device. Because of it light weight, it can be easily carried.


  • Unsuitability of comb for a small area: The comb becomes cumbersome for cutting hair in small areas such as behind the ear. This can be overcome by temporarily removing the attached comb.
  • Unsuitable for unusually thicker hair: The motor capacity is not enough to cut unusually thick and coarse hair. The motor capacity is set, taking into consideration, the standard thickest hair and cases such coarse hair may be rare.
  • The length of the comb: A lot of hair gets stuck up to the comb because of its larger length. As a result, you need to clean too often during the process of cleaning. Because of the larger length over the blades, you will miss knowing where actually the comb is.


Everything in the world has dual aspect- the pros and the cons and the Philips Norelco hair clipper can be no exception to it. It is your judicious assessment that helps you in taking a buying decision. After going through this review, you must have ascertained the favorable features of this product and would have weighed the pros over the cons. The minor cons that creep in during clipping of hair can be overcome with slight accommodation and extra care. It is now hoped that you will be prompted to bring home, a set of Philips Norelco hair clipper.

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