Arc4 4-Blade Shaver w/Travel Pouch ES8243A

  • Shave clean, close and quick with 4-blade cutting system
  • Stainless-steel foils follow facial contours for incredible closeness and comfort
  • Pivoting head glides effortlessly over face, chin and jaw
  • Linear motor maintains peak performance throughout battery life
  • Use dry or in the shower with wet/dry convenience
  • 100% washable, features sonic vibration cleaning mode
  • LCD display, built-in pop-up trimmer, travel pouch included
  • Compatible accessories: WES9020PC, WES9161CL, WES9068PC

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What's in the Box

Wet/Dry Washable

Enjoy the convenience of dry operation of use with foam or gel for a pampering, silky-smooth shave.

100% Waterproof

Rinses clean under running water

4-Blade Cutting System

For a fast, smooth & close shave

Flexible Pivoting Head

Conforms to neck and jaw area

Fast, Linear Motor Drive

The fast, linear motor drive delivers a smoother, cleaner shave.

Multi-fit Arc Foil

Follows the contours of your face for efficient coverage and incredible support

Nanotech™ Blades

30-degree inner blades featuring nanotechnology cut the hair at its base for a close shave

Pop-up Trimmer

The pop-up trimmer is great for grooming your moustache or sideburns. Just pop up when ready to use and tuck away when you're finished.

Indicator Display

LCD battery status and charge indicator plus cleaning reminder to keep your blades fresh


Ergonomic Design

SpecificationsExpand All

    • Adjustable Pivot Action Head
    • Motor Speed
    • Inner Blade Angle
    • HydraClean™ System
    • Patented High Speed Linear Motor
    • Turbo Cleaning Mode
    • Floating Blade System
    • Power Source
    • Charging Time
    • 5-Minute Quick Charge
    • Wet/Dry
    • Pop-up Trimmer
    • Charging System
    • Automatic Voltage Conversion
    • Shaves per Charge (3 min./1 shave)
    • Induction Charger
    • LCD/LED Battery Monitor
    • Low Battery Indicator
    • Stainless Steel Foil
    • Replacement Foil
    • Replacement Blade
    • Replacement Set
    • Accessories
    • Dimensions (H x W x D)
    • Weight
    • UPC


ES8243A is rated 4.8 out of 5 by 58.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Shaver This was a replacement to an older 3 blade Panasonic shaver. I should note that i use it to shave my head and i was amazed how fast and close it shaves. I still use a blade afterwards but it is so minimal compared to my previous shaver.
Date published: 2017-03-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great electric razor! Outstanding shave with this razor. Quieter than two other Panasonics I've owned. Powerful motor. Problem with accidentally hitting the switch and turning off the razor while shaving. Good discounted price.
Date published: 2017-03-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best yet Had several Panasonic razors over the years, but this is the best. Very close shave and no abrasion.
Date published: 2017-02-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent, very well engineered shaver Superb shave with the 4 cutting blades. The smoothest shave I ever experienced and extremely quick. Pop up trimmer very useful and at a good angle. I also like the fact that it closes away and is covered (unexposed) when shut. My old shaver (from a different brand...) had a slide up pop up trimmer which was still exposed even when shut, potentially exposing it to damage when travelling, putting the shaver in a bag etc. I like the plastic protective blade cover and travel bag it came with - this is good for travelling, as it is very well protected. My only minor issue why I didn't give it a perfect score is that the charger plug to the shaver is rather tight to attach/remove. This could be improved and it would get a perfect score from me.
Date published: 2017-01-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Beautiful Product Well-engineered razor. Shaves exceptionally well. No initial razor burn unlike other electric razors I have used.
Date published: 2017-01-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Top product I bought an identical shaver about SEVEN years ago, now the battery does not hold the charge as well as it used to. Time to replace it with an identical one. This especially in view of the fact that replacement cutting heads and cutters are expensive. My only complaint: it does not work when plugged in. In other words, it is only cordless, does not work when corded.
Date published: 2016-11-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Totally pleased. This is the very best shaver I have owned. From the top, it is very quiet, smooth, easy to use and gives me a clean comfortable shave. There is no pulling or pinching of the beard or skin. I am very pleased. Richard J, Wisconsin
Date published: 2016-11-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great shave I love the waterproof feature. It is very durable and just a great razor all around. No razor burn, and I have very sensitive skin. I've owned this razor for over 2 years and it has been very reliable.
Date published: 2016-10-10
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