Is it possible to pick a razor of high quality from reputed brand and yet pay less? If you do your research this may seem impossible. Generally, you need to pay a lot of money for a high quality electric razor. And like everybody said – you get what you pay for. Well, at least this is what the price trend looks like for electric razors but definitely not with Braun 3Series 340s-4 Wet & Dry shaver. This shaver gives the desired shave and is rightly priced.
What to look for with Braun 3series 340s-4 Wet & Dry shaver
If you decide to buy any of those top-notch razors you researched, be ready to shell out $200 or more. They will have lots of gleaming features for sure. But you may be just looking for a shaver that will give you a very comfortable and close shave, and not so worried about other added features. If that sounds like a description for your kind of shaver you will love Braun 3 series 340s-4.
First of all, the ability to use it as a wet/dry shaver is a nice move from Braun. Presently, this model along with series 380s-4 is the only two shavers from Braun with wet/dry functionalities. To avoid razor burn, the use of shaving cream or soap to provide the desired lubrication is crucial. So, people with sensitive skin will always prefer wet shave over dry shave.
German Engineering is always tough on competitors, and this one too boasts off to have met the highest quality standard for foil shaver. Also, going by what other users have to say – this one is definitely hard to beat, especially for wet shaving experience.
Braun electric razors are generally expensive, but I would say otherwise with this razor. This razor is considered high-end but available for less than $80. Moreover, replacement parts are cheap. The shaver head is available for $20 which is a good investment for a new like experience again with your old shaver.
The shaver is design to last for 6 years and comes with 2 years manufacturer’s warranty. They advised to change the shaver head every 18 months, but this may vary slightly depending upon the thickness and type of your beard, or your shaving habits.
The battery is rechargeable, it works both corded and cordless and when fully charged the shaver will last for well over a week. You can refer the LED display for battery status.
The shaver is trouble-free to maintain and 100% waterproof for easy wash. One can simply rinse and clean the shaver under running water.
Foil shavers are preferable for clean and close shave, but yet a rotary shaver does better job when dealing with long hairs. Braun 3series includes a long hair trimmer to tackle situations or to simply trim your moustache or sideburns for styling.
What is the difference between Braun 3series 340s-4 and 380s-4
The differences between the two models are really negligible in terms of features. The 3Series 380s-4 Wet & Dry shaver which is considered the upper model includes additional features like the Precision head lock and Protective travel pouch. The 380s-4 model uses 3-stage LED display while 340s-4 model uses 2-stage LED display to indicate battery status. We personally feel that these features are not worth $25 more, and hence recommend Braun 3 series 340s-4 over the other.
If you are someone who love wet electric shaving and had tried many of those top brands on the market and yet still on the lookout for a better change, this shaver might as well impress you. What really drew us to this shaver is that it will work like any of those expensive ones for 1/3 the price.