Vortex™ Wet/Dry Shaver with Nanotech™ Blades


Vortex™ Wet/Dry Shaver with Nanotech™ Blades, HydraClean™ System, Pivot Action Selector and Turbo Cleaning Mode

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    • 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
    • Washable (Rinses Clean)
    • Full Width Trimmer
    • Pop-up Trimmer
    • Charging System
    • Automatic Voltage Conversion
    • Shaves per Charge (3 min./1 shave)
    • Induction Charger
    • LCD/LED Battery Monitor
    • Low Battery Indicator
    • Counter Directional Inner Blades
    • Center Slit Blade
    • Stainless Steel Foil
    • Replacement Foil
    • Replacement Blade
    • Replacement Set
    • Accessories
    • New Curve Design
    • Ultra-thin Stainless Steel Foil
    • Precisely Angled Inner Blades
    • UPC


ES8109S is rated 3.5 out of 5 by 6.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from How can you go wrong? Wash it - no more cartridges. Closer cut than those German ones! Love it.
Date published: 2012-07-28
Rated 4 out of 5 by from I like it This shaver has worked well for me for a while now. I had tried several other in a similar price range. I've replaced the blade a few times during the past two years. Pros: charge lasts a long time, charge remaining indicator is accurate, you can use it while you're still wet or in the shower. Cons: The cleaner/charger station is unnecessary and loud, the new blades are expensive, the shaver (especially back of neck shaver) is very loud, shaving in the shower didn't work well for my thick beard stubble, but worked okay for a quick touch-up if stubble is short.
Date published: 2011-03-31
Rated 3 out of 5 by from somewhat disappointed This product shaves very well. It takes some time to get used to it. My problems with this shaver are the short time between needing to change the cleaner, the quality of the trimmer after a few months, and the cost of the replacement blades.
Date published: 2010-08-02
Rated 1 out of 5 by from ES8109 I have been using Panasonic Wet & Dry Razors for 25 years. The ES8109 is a terrible product! My much older and less expensive ES8097 works MUCH BETTER. The problem with the newer slimmer models I believe is that there is very little torque so the razor bogs down and you need to go over the same spot again and again. This product is not worth the money not even at half the price.
Date published: 2009-12-24
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Over Hype I've had better shavers for the price. I was expecting a little more considering the price. Took about 30 days for shaver to adapt to my head. I shave my head with this product. Hard to hold while shaving head.
Date published: 2009-02-09
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great shaver Being a long-time Norelco user, I felt it was time for a change. I took my Best Buy gift cards and bought a new shaver. I did a little online research and decided to try a Panasonic. I had just enough in my gift cards for the ES 8103. I've been using it for about a month now and have been very impressed. I use it in the shower with a little Edge shave gel. It does a much better job than my Norelco ever did. No razor burn or dusty whiskers to clean out in the sink. For some reason, though, it doesn't perform as well on my neck. I get about 10-12 shaves per charge. The LED indicator gives a % charge in 10% increments, which is nice for me in that I can see just about how many shaves I have left. Better plug it in before it dies, though, because you can't use the shaver while it's plugged in. Weird, I know. I'm glad I didn't splurge and get the ultimate package with the cleaning/charging unit. It's nice just to use in the shower, clean, and let it sit. So to sum up: Pros: great performance in the shower, easy to clean, durable, LED indicator, great value. Cons: neck performance lacking, can't use while plugged in.
Date published: 2009-01-27
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