Best foil electric shaver

  • Close shave
  • Long-lasting charge
  • Customizable shave settings
  • Flexible head maneuvers contours
  • Cleaning system is noisy

Bottom line

A three-setting adjustable shaving head makes the Braun Series 7 shavers great for any skin and beard combination, and the Series 7 760cc is the best value of the bunch. Owners say it's relatively quiet, feels great in your hand, and that the basic cleaning/charging dock works well.

Breaking it down


A quick, clean shave for just about everybody. The Series 7 760cc has fewer bells and whistles than the Braun Series 7 790cc (Est. $175), but reviewers say it delivers the same close, comfortable shave for a little less money. A flexible foil head contours to tricky areas, and three shaving settings accommodate different skin and hair types. Most reviewers say the 760cc works equally well on sensitive skin and tough, coarse beards, even if your beard hair grows in different directions. Users also add that this shaver has no problem dealing quickly with several days' worth of beard growth. The Braun Series 7 760cc's pop-up trimmer is shorter than on some earlier models; it has a slight curve "like a kitchen knife" and sticks out from the shaver body at a slight angle. Once users get used to it, they usually see the new trimmer as an improvement.

Ease of use

Feels good in your hand. Users say that the Braun Series 7 760cc feels great in your hand; the shaver's body is shaped more like a banana than a bar of soap, with the shaving head tilted slightly inward. There's also a rubberized covering that helps maintain a secure grip. The cleaning base for the Series 7 760cc is also said to work very well; just drop the shaver into the base, shaving foils down. The Series 7 760cc will run for 50 minutes on a single 60-minute charge. It also offers a five-minute quick-charge feature. The 760cc also has an indicator light that reminds you when to change the foils.


In the ear of the beholder. Expert tests show the 760cc to be on a par with other foil shavers, and it receives a "Very Good" noise rating in testing from a major consumer research organization. Users don't always agree, however, and notes that noise is one of the most common complaints users voice about this Braun Series 7 shaver.


Standard warranty, great exchange period. The Braun Series 7 760cc comes with an industry-standard two-year warranty and a longer-than-usual 60-day money-back guarantee. Users generally say that they are happy with this shaver's quality and durability.

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Braun Series 7 Reviews


The editors of test nine foil and rotary electric shavers, including the Braun Series 7 760cc.The shaver is rated for closeness and comfort of shave, ease of cleaning, features and noise level.

Review: Braun Series 7 Shaver System 760cc-4 electric razor, Editors of, Not Dated


Alexander George names the Braun Series 7 760cc as the top electric razor you can buy right now. "The Series 7 760cc has all the strengths of an electric razor with the fewest drawbacks," he adds. This recent update reports that after six months of testing by six men with different types of beards and shaving habits, the Braun Series 7 is still on top.

Review: The Best Electric Razor, Alexander George, Oct. 7, 2015


In this list of the author's favorite shaving products, the Braun Series 7 draws a recommendation. Though he owns the step up Series 7 790cc, he adds that the 760cc is cheaper and the differences are few.

Review: The Shaving Gear Worth Your Money, Shane Roberts, Oct. 26, 2013


Roughly 1,000 owners weigh in with feedback on the Braun Series 7 760cc, and it earns an overall rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars. Most owners are pleased with performance, durability and value.

Review: Braun Series 7-760cc Pulsonic Shaver System, Black and Silver, Contributors to, As of November 2015


More than 300 customers collectively give the Braun Series 7 760cc a 4.4-star rating (out of 5 stars). Except for a few complaints that the shaver stopped working or was dead on arrival, users say they love the Braun 7 760cc and can't imagine living -- or at least shaving -- without it. About 89 percent say they would recommend it to a friend.

Review: Braun Series 7 - 760cc Electric Shaver System, Contributors to, As of November 2015


More than 25 reviewers rate the Braun Series 7 760 razor at 4.5 out of 5 stars on A few complain that it misses hairs, but most say it provides an easy, close, comfortable shave.

Review: Braun Series 7-760 Pulsonic Shaving System, Contributors to, As of November 2015

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