Philips Norelco QC5580/40 Do It Yourself Hair Clipper Pro Review

Philips Norelco QC5580/40 Do-It-Yourself Hair Clipper Pro
  • Editor Rating

  • Rated 4.5 stars
  • Outstanding


Review Summary:

Philips Norelco QC5580/40 Do-It-Yourself Hair Clipper Pro is a hair trimmer intended to shave and cut your hair in shape even from the corners of your face and back of your head without any hassle. 180o rotation of the head and blades allow you to have a trouble-free shave, 14 built-in length settings make it easier for you to choose from accustomed settings of shave or haircut. Powerful lithium Ion battery powers the trimmer to last for 60 minutes and quick charges in 60 minutes. Philips Norelco hair clipper pro is do-it-yourself equipment, which comes with a head shaving attachment, and is washable.

Philips Norelco QC5580/40 Do-It-Yourself Hair Clipper Pro

Philips Norelco QC5580/40 Do-It-Yourself Hair Clipper Pro

A cordless hair trimmer functions for 1 hour with the charging of 1 hour; a portable, washable device, and comes with a warranty of 2 years. Purposely made washable to keep blades clean thoroughly. Philips Norelco hair clipper pro comes with a precision trimmer comb and head shaving attachment to have the desired length of hair and that too in the desired style. It already has 14 inbuilt length settings with the help of which you can have the perfect length of hair.

Philips Norelco hair clipper pro is designed to improvise the sideburns and the hair around ears. It has an advanced locking function to prevent comb movement and self-sharpening blades which don’t need oil or any other instrument to sharpen the blades. Philips Norelco hair clipper pro has optimized skin-friendly combs and attachments.

Features

Philips Norelco hair clipper pro Do-It-Yourself series has two models: Do-It-Yourself Clippers Plus and Do-It-Yourself Clippers Pro

1. Safety

Philips Norelco QC5580/40 Do-It-Yourself Hair Clipper Pro

Philips Norelco QC5580/40 Do-It-Yourself Hair Clipper Pro

Blades and combs of Philips Norelco hair clipper pro are skin-friendly, the trimmer is optimized with 180-degree rotating head to reach every corner of the face and back of the head, and it doesn’t give irritation of the skin with the repetitive use.

2. Ease of use

180-degree rotating head of the Philips Norelco hair clipper pro and 14 inbuilt settings allow you to have a suitable length of hair; it gives a soft and soothing shave with the skin-friendly blades and combs. However, self-sharpening blades keep the blades sharpened without any use of additional equipment. Locking feature of the Philips Norelco hair clipper pro keeps blades refrained from unnecessary movement. 60 minutes of charging of lithium ion battery is sufficient for the continuous use up to 60 minutes.

3. Complementary products

Along with Philips Norelco hair clipper pro a few complementary products come, viz. a power cord to charge the battery, a storage case to carry with ease, precision trimmer hair combs to have perfect length hair, and a cleaning brush.

4. Quality

Philips Norelco hair clipper pro has maintained its quality and it shows in its performance. However, Philips has a good track record for its quality products. Over the time, it has come up with a few advancements in its razors and trimmers, and it can be seen in Philips Norelco hair clipper pro which has a skin-friendly razor, 180-degree rotating head for the smooth movement across the directions.

5. Manufacturer’s Warranty

Although the Philips Norelco hair clipper pro doesn’t have any manufacturing defect, it seems from a few of the reviews of users that the product has a commendable service in case of any defect. It comes with the 2 years warranty and a replacement guarantee if any manufacturing defect occurs.

6. Technical Specifications

The product weighs around 15.2 ounces along with 180-degree of the rotating head. It is equipped with Lithium Ion battery and allows self-sharpening of blades. It is powered electrically with a power cord that is enclosed in the package.

Pros & Cons

Pros

  • A salon package: Even though you are not purchasing the Philips Norelco hair clipper pro for a barbershop, it gives you a functionality of professional razors used by barbers in salons or parlors. Philips Norelco hair clipper pro benefits you with a clean shaved look and needed length hair.
  • A complete care: Philips Norelco hair clipper pro is optimized with skin-friendly razors and combs, which give you 100%, care for the skin. Even the repetitive use will not give you the irritated or reddened skin.
  • Handy equipment: An electric cordless clipper with 180o rotating head gives you a freedom to use across the corners of the face and head without making awkward postures to reaching the desired spot to shave. 60 minutes of battery charge is enough for a run of uninterrupted 60 minutes.
  • Customized settings: 14 inbuilt length settings to choose for the desired length of hair, you don't have to dig into for additional manual settings.

Cons

  • Low-quality material: The plastic-like material used to compose the guard of the clipper and the combs seem to be made of low quality; it can be easily broken in a single fall on a hard surface.
  • Patience: Even though the Philips Norelco hair clipper pro comes with 180o rotating head, it requires patience to shave the backside of the head because you will have to reach out a few more times to the portion which you need to have clean shaved. Balding razor claims to have a baldhead but it doesn't shave so cleanly like a conventional razor though it is perfect for this product.
  • Limited level of battery: A light indicator of the battery is useful, but it doesn’t show the level of the battery. The product only operates during the full charge and discharge of the battery.

Conclusion

Philips Norelco hair clipper pro is a perfect hair trimmer to keep your hair in check. Being a branded hair trimmer, it fulfills all the promises of providing all the features, which it claims at first hand. 180-degree rotating head is sheer satisfactory, although you may have to extend your hands a little bit more to reach the shaving or cut portion at the back of your head. It also offers easier use because of the 14 inbuilt length settings to have the desired length. The only noticeable drawback is its plastic-like material feels to be made of a very low quality, easily breakable even with a single strike. The manufacturer must make a few minor changes to make this product flawless. Although a bit overpriced, the decision to buy Philips Norelco hair clipper pro will not be compunction.

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