Philips Series 5000 8 in 1 Waterproof Mens Grooming Kit UK Review 

By  Geoff Magee

Philips Series 5000 8 in 1 Waterproof Men's Grooming Kit UK Review

Phillips is a household name brand with a fine reputation for quality. They are very well known for electric razors, not clippers, but they do make a good quality range of units. I would say this Series 9000 is a solid mid range product that's one of their biggest sellers. It can be used for full body grooming. 

This clipper is a cordless model that comes as a full kit and is designed for every area of hair on your body. It comes with 7 different attachments that mean you can get to any area easily with a specifically designed tool for everywhere. It can also be used on the cord if the battery is dead

It has 18 length settings ( 3mm - 20mm ) for hair cutting and sports a high speed cutting action that will go through the thickest hair with relative ease. The beard comb will go down as low as 1mm for an even closer cut.

This model also has a very quick charge and it will get you 50 minutes of use from a one hour, super fast charge. It also has a 5 minute quick charge though this will only get you 5 minutes of use.

Philips Series 5000 8 in 1 Waterproof Mens Grooming Kit

Philips Series 5000 Hair Clipper Features

  • Battery is quick to charge
  • Has a 5 minute quick charge feature
  • Faster than standard cut speed
  • Various accessories for all body grooming
  • Self sharpening, finely ground Chromium blades
  • Washable

This clipper has a very good rating of 4.1 out of 5 which is pretty good given that its priced at around £40 and I believe that is extremely reasonable for such a comprehensive kit.

As you know the blades on clippers come in a variety of materials ranging from stainless steel right up to titanium and Japanese steel and this motorised clipper comes with self sharpening Chromium steel blades which require very little or no maintenance.

Whats in the box

  • 1 x Clipper
  • 1 x Charging lead
  • 3 x cutting comb attachments for beard, hair and body
  • Mini foil shaver
  • Detail trimmer
  • Nose trimmer
  • Travel pouch
Phillips 5000 8 in one

What Buyers Say About the 8 in 1 Phillips 5000

This is a really big selling clipper as you might expect of a good product at this price. Buyers all agree that this is a quality product and that its really great for all the body trimming and pretty good for hair. We would say that its not an out and out hair clipper so if you are planning to do a lot of hair cutting then you could easily get something better for the money.

Buyers find that this is a really good value and flexible product and the vast majority think its well worth the price tag.

With over 5 out of 10 users rating this clipper 5 out of 5 and less than 1 in 10 users rating it quite low, we know that these are a very good clipper, especially for all over grooming. This is where they are at their best .

Straightaway we found that over three quarters of actual buyers rated this as well above average product.

If we consider all the ratings and reviews, its very easy to see that this is a very good and flexible clipper kit and you should expect that at £40. For me it does everything very well and we see very few complaints.

Check out a quick video demonstration

  • Well rated
  • Good quality product
  • ​Fast charge battery
  • Super quick cut
  • Does every area you will ever need
  • Washable
  • More designed for body grooming
  • There are cheaper clipper if you just want to do hair cuts

Our Summary of the Philips Waterproof Grooming Kit

phillips 5000

According to buyers, who we totally agree with, these clippers are a very good buy with over 50% of people giving them the very highest rating.

If this is not the one for you, then why not check out our top 10 list of hair clippers.​ 

Or if you like the Philips brand check out my Best Philips Hair Clipper Reviews

This is a great all over body clipper kit and well worth spending £40. It will do any type of cut quickly and easily and is very flexible. It scores 4.1 in the review ratings and we cab easily recommend it

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