Highlights

FlexMotionTec. Flexible head beats stubborn hair.

Independently flexible cutting elements work on a fully movable head that maintains maximum skin contact even in problem areas, for less pressure, less irritation and less hair left behind.

MicroMotion

MicroMotion

Individual suspension of all cutting elements responds to even the smallest contours.

MacroMotion

MacroMotion

The pivoting shaver head effortlessly navigates larger contours for maximum skin contact.

UltraActiveLift

UltraActiveLift

effectively captures problem hairs especially in the neck and chin area.

CrossHair blades

CrossHair blades

Deliver outstanding closeness that lasts longer.

New PowerDrive

For outstanding closeness that lasts. Captures stubborn hairs growing in different directions and even the shortest stubble.

100% waterproof

100% waterproof

The Braun Series 5 can be submerged in up to 5 metres of water. Which means you can comfortably rinse it under running water for easy cleaning.

Features

Battery display with travel lock indicator

Series 5 5030s features a battery display for convenient battery status indication with a low charge warning, and a travel lock.

Precision trimmer

Precision trimmer

Skin friendly precision trimmer for accurate moustache and sideburn shaping.

MultiHeadLock

MultiHeadLock

Braun MultiHeadLock offers five adjustable angles to achieve a more precise shave than ever.

Full recharge in 1 hour - up to 45 minutes of cordless shaving

A full charge takes only 1 hour - for up to 45 minutes of cordless shaving. A quick 5 minutes charge is enough for a single cordless shave.

Powerful rechargeable Li-Ion battery

Powerful, rechargeable Li-Ion battery

Series 5 is rechargeable, giving you both cordless and plugged in shaving. All Series 5 shavers use a powerful 3.6 V Li-Ion battery with no memory effect.

Thoroughness in every detail. Made in Germany

A shaver built to race car perfection. See and feel the precision, materials, surfaces and ergonomics. Touch the rubberised dot pattern for perfect hold even in wet conditions.

Plugged in/cordless shaving

Automatic voltage adaptation

Automatic voltage adaptation

Soft bag & protective cap

Colour

Black/red

Maintenance

High performance foils & cutter blocks

Regain 100% shaving performance.

Find the right foil & cutter block

FAQs

Braun Series 5 FAQs

What's the difference between foil and rotary shavers?
Rotary shavers use cyclical movements while Braun foil shavers are designed to work with efficient sideways movements giving you perfect control and precision. The foils protect skin from irritation and are specifically designed to deliver a supremely thorough and comfortable shave from Braun.

What's the difference between the different Series 5 models?
The 5090cc model has high-quality metal surfaces and the most advanced display of all the Braun Series 5 shavers: a precise 5-level battery status indicator with low charge warning as well as a travel lock and hygiene indicator. The 5090cc also features the advanced Intelligent Clean&Charge Station from Braun: it cleans, charges, lubricates and selects a cleaning programme at the touch of a button - so your shaver feels new, every day. For more information about the Series 5 range, please consult the Series 5 Model overview.

Why do I need a Clean&Charge Station when I can clean my Series 5 shaver under tap water?
Our tests show that cleaning your shaver with a Clean&Charge Station is significantly more hygienic than cleaning it under the tap. It's also more convenient: at the touch of a button your shaver is automatically cleaned, charged and lubricated.

I already have a Cleaning Centre from my previous Braun shaver (Syncro, Activator, 360 etc.). Can I use it with the new Series 5 shaver?
No, the Series 5 marks the introduction of a new generation of shavers with fully revamped technology and can’t be used with previous Cleaning Centres.

Can I buy a solo shaver and upgrade to a Clean&Charge Station later?
No, shaver and Clean&Charge Station are designed to connect during the cleaning procedure. Shavers sold without the Clean&Charge Station don’t have this connection technology.

How often do I need to replace the Clean&Charge refill cartridge?
If you clean your shaver with the Clean&Charge Station twice a week, you will only need to replace the refill cartridge every 2 to 3 months to experience a shaver that feels new, every day. The Save & Subscribe option from Amazon allows you to sign up for regular home delivery and save 10% on the price of the Clean&Charge refill. You don't have to worry about ordering and will always have a Clean&Charge refill available when you need one.

Do you have any recommendations on how to shave using an electric foil shaver?
We recommend shaving before your shower. After a few days without shaving, for example over the weekend, we recommend trimming your stubble before you shave. Stretch your skin and shave against the direction of beard growth. Hold the shaver at right angles (90°) to your skin at all times. In difficult to shave areas, like under the nose, you can use the MultiHeadLock switch to lock the shaver head and manually select one of five available shaver head angles to best suit your needs. Keep pressure even to achieve a thorough and comfortable shave from Braun. Series 5 features an integrated precision trimmer with superior cutting performance for trimming your sideburns, moustache or beard. Simply slide the trimmer upwards to use this comfortable and precise tool.

How often do I need to change the shaver head?
We recommend replacing all cutter parts every 18 months.

Does the battery suffer from a memory effect, like mobile phones or laptops?
No, Series 5 shavers use a Li-ion battery, which does not suffer from the memory effect. You can recharge it whenever you want and it has a low self-discharge rate (vs. NiMh batteries). As a result, Li-Ion batteries are the most powerful and long-lasting batteries for Braun shavers.

What's in the box

  • Series 5 shaver 5030s

    Series 5 5030s

  • Soft travel bag for Series 5 shaver 5030s

    Soft travel bag

  • Protection cap for Series 5 shaver 5030s

    Protective Cap

  • Charging cord for Series 5 shaver 5030s

    Charging Cable

  • Cleaning brush for Series 5 shaver 5030s

    Cleaning Brush

  • Appliance oil for Series 5 shaver 5030s

    Appliance Oil

Ratings and Reviews

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4.35/5 (43)
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75% recommended

Reviews

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20 February, 2013

Brilliant!

This product is excellent! I would definitely recommend.

Yes, I recommend this product !

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17 February, 2013

levy

I just love this razor I have always been a wet shave man but this is the first electric razor I have tried. I only used to shave once a week but now and because of this razor i shave every day. I have had this razor for about 3 months and only had to charge it twice. the shave is very comfortable and leaves no soreness at all its very easy to use and fits into the hand very easily the only draw back is that when it is supplied it does not come with a universal adaptor had to go out and buy one

Yes, I recommend this product !

Your Location:
Nottingham
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27 October, 2014

Braun 5 series could save me a fortune!

I have been using wet razors for years now and must have spent a fortune in all that time. The problem I have had with electric razors is that they take so long to get a good clean shave, I just don't have the time in the mornings. Wet razors (I have always used the best a man can get) give a good close shave and quickly, the down side being that a months supply costs about £15. So over a year (with shaving foam) must be around £200. After using this Braun for the past week I have got my shaving routine down to a couple of minutes. Just as with a wet shave I get a good close shave and don't get any skin irratation. I would totally recommend this as it does a great job and saves money in the long run!

Your Location:
Bracknell
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27 October, 2014

Like other electric razors...only better

I was sceptical of the Braun Series 5 before it arrived, i'd tried electric razors before and been left a patchy, sore, mess of a man that had to finish the job with a traditional razor anyway, but as soon as this razor arrived I had a feeling I was about to be surprised. The Series 5 is reassuringly heavy, it feels like a good bit of kit, it looks good and it has a couple of extras to play with - my expectations had been raised. I let my stubble grow over the weekend before giving the razor a try and when I did I was delighted to see that I was getting a close shave instantly. The shave was close, my face wasn't ripped to shreads and it wasn't taking all day - so far, so good. There are a couple of negatives, I had to go over the usual trouble spots a few times and that's led to a bit of skin irritation, I don't think the little trimmer extension does much/anything, but these are minor issues. The Braun Series 5 is very, very good and something I would recommend to anyone looking for a razor in this price bracket - even to someone looking in the bracket above.

Your Location:
South Shields
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27 October, 2014

Braun 5030s

I couldn't wait to try this shaver out when the postman delivered it, a 1 hour charge was most welcome as I was like a kid in a toy shop waiting to use it!! The box contained a handy bag for keeping all of the bits that came with it although I've personally only used it to store the cleansing items and charging cable in. You get a little brush for cleaning inside the head and a small pot of lubricating oil to run on the head should you use the warm water cleaning method which pretty much involves running it under a hottish tap for 30'seconds or so, personally I just clip of the head and tap all the stubble out, a quick blow and it's ready to go again. I've not used an electric shaver for years as I've always suffered from a horrendous rash either side of my Adam's apple, used this shaver everyday for the last few days and not a rash to be seen!! To say I'm impressed is an understatement, the shave is as close if not closer than a wet shave. Great item that I would recommend to anyone with sensitive skin like myself.

Your Location:
Dunfermline
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27 October, 2014

Fantasic Razor

I have been using another brand of razor for years and thought that I had found a great product but I was wrong. The Braun razor arrived an within minutes I was impressed. The razor did not take long to charge and once it had I could see an immediate difference, whether you use this plugged in or wireless there is no loss of power unlike my old razor. The razor cuts all lengths of hair easily even in the harder to reach places and the bottom of my neck probably due to having 3 cutting surfaces and the hair lifter in the middle. The sideburn trimmer is also a perfect size for accurate cutting. It is much quieter than my old razor and feels of superior quality, the balance of the razor is great and feels comfortable in your hand. The carry bag is a nice touch and stops the razor spilling hair out when carried in a wash bag. Overall this razor is a fantastic product and great value!

Your Location:
Croydon
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27 October, 2014

No good for dry skin

I was surprised at how bulky and heavy the shaver was. It gave me a close shave but I had to run the shaver over the same area several times to achieve that, which has played havoc with my sensitive skin. The beard trimmer is in an awkward position too. I'll go back to wet shaving thank you.

Your Location:
Barry
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27 October, 2014

The Braun MotionTec 5030s DOES shave as close as a blade!

Never been a fan of electric razors - but this one is fab! I even set it a challenge - didn't shave for 3 days and used it after 20 minutes charge and was mightily impressed! Felt as smooth as the proverbial babies bum, including those annoying bits on the neck, thanks to the adjustable angles on the shaver head. Used it everyday this week (twice on Sunday!) - so much easier that the ritual of shaving foam, razor blades and blood! 3 minutes and your done. And it comes with a handy bag, so now it's in the car, so I can "freshen up" when I get to work.

Your Location:
Milton Keynes
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27 October, 2014

Braun shaver

The Braun shaver was given a vigorous test from the start. Knowing it was on it's way to me I decided to leave my stubble to grow to a little bit of a whispy fluff!! It did cut it pretty smooth and didn't get to hot like some other shavers have before. The head tilted nicely as I put more pressure on my skin. The down side was it seemed to need a bit of pressure to shave close and my neck never seemed to all go as much as my face Also I was disappointed in the lack of a charger dock. It looks so much more neater in the picture & on the book that you think you are getting and then you don't get it in the box :-( Overall a good product with maybe a little bit of tweaking required

Your Location:
TROWBRIDGE
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27 October, 2014

Super Shaver Braun Series 5 5030S

I have been a "wet" shaver for years as previously when I have used an electric shaver I felt the closeness of the shave was poor, however, this shaver has changed my views. This shaver is well made and can be held easily, it has a shaver head that can be locked in position or unlocked to allow it to follow the contours of your face. There is a sideburns trimmer facility which extends up and is useful but to be honest not essential for me. I have used this now every day since it arrived and it certainly makes shaving easier. Gone are the days of shaving foam and cut chins, this shaver allows me to be ready so much quicker which I think the majority will probably agree is a good thing as shaving every day is one of the most boring tasks that a bloke has to do. Would I recommend this shaver? Most definitely yes. I can't compare it to other dry shavers but against my wet razors this shave is as close if not closer and is done in less than half the time.