Braun Series 9 9290cc Review: Best Electric Shaver for Men

Last Updated on May 24, 2023 by David Eisenman

Why Buy the Electric Shaver?

When you hear the words “world’s most efficient shaver” and “exceptionally gentle shaver” is this product worth the try? Of course yes. This is what most Braun Series 9 9290cc Electric Shavers users say after trying out the shaver. They say that the Series 9 is the most impressive shaver in the Braun line that it’s certainly worth checking out.


If you’re the kind of man who wants to keep his face smooth and well-shaved then the Braun Series 9 may just be the shaver for you. Find out more about this electric shaver through this thorough review.

Introduction of Braun Series 9 9290cc

The Braun Series 9 is an extensive line of shavers that have the ability to shave very close to the skin but without causing rough edges and irritation. The secret to Braun Series 9 9290cc electric shaver’s efficiency is a combination of their advanced shaving technology: multiple shaving elements, specialized trimmers, 10-D contour features, and Braun’s Sonic and AutoSense Technology.

Braun Series 9 9290cc Electric Shaver Review

Braun Series 9 9290cc


The Braun Series 9 9290cc electric shaver is called an exceptionally gentle shaver for nothing. Its secret is a combination of 5 shaving elements (4 cutting and 1 skin guard) that will give you that seamless shave. This shaver will glide effortlessly but will remove hair without any misses.

Thick, unruly facial hair? This is not a problem with the Braun Series 9 because it comes with two specialized trimmers that are designed to capture very thick as well as fine hair. Inside the shaver is an efficient motor equipped with Braun’s Sonic and AutoSense Technology that will let you remove hair in one pass. You’ll spend less time shaving when you use this electric shaver.

The handles are very comfortable, easy to grip, and flexible. You can feel the power of this electric shaver as it glides on your skin. And when it comes to maintenance, this shaver will clean and charge with the unique Clean&Charge system. And since this shaver is cordless, it comes with a longer-lasting battery. One full charge can last up to 50 minutes. It is even built with a countdown when the battery level reaches its final 9 minutes.

The only flaw that this shaver has is its weight. It weighs 2.08 pounds which is very heavy for an electric shaver. One possible reason for this is its battery. If you are not too happy about this extra weight every time you shave then choose a corded model. Meanwhile, the 9290cc is the lightest in the Series 9 models with the heaviest at 2.11 pounds.

Braun Series 9 9290cc Men’s Electric Foil Shaver, Wet and Dry

Specs & Features

The Braun Series 9 9290cc is packed with impressive features. It stands out from other Braun electric shaver models because of the following unique features and specs.

a. Advanced shaving technology

Braun’s advanced shaving technology is about design, function, and durability. The Series 9 comes with 5 shaving elements 4 elements needed for cutting hair and one for protecting the skin. All these elements work together to provide the best, smoothest shaving experience and the best shaving comfort.

Aside from the five shaving elements, you also get 2 specialized trimmers with a durable titanium coating that will let you work on all types and lengths of hair. Meanwhile, this shaver can capture more hair per stroke using its Sonic and AutoSense Technology. And finally, you will use a shaver that will adapt to your face’s natural features. Shave hair even in the most difficult areas of your face like the chin, cheek, and neck.

b. For wet and dry use

Do you shave in the shower? With the Braun Series 9, you can. It is for wet and dry use because of its completely waterproof shaver head and body. You can comfortably shave in the shower and clean this shaver under running water without any worries.

And because different hair has different needs, you can wet your face or use foam shaving cream and proceed with shaving because it’s waterproof. Cleaning is a cinch too because you can clean it even while you are in the shower or tub.

c. With the Clean&Charge system

Your purchase comes with the efficient 5-action alcohol cleaning station that cleans your shaver so that it will be ready for your next shave. The Clean&Charge system will remove stubble to clean the shaver head and will also disinfect your shaver fast.

This system will also lubricate the shaver head and charge it as well. Maintenance is easy because after use, just dip the shaver in the station and go.

d. Long battery life

The Braun Series 9 has one of the longest battery life at 50 minutes for just one charge. Its lithium-ion battery charges to full in just an hour. You can take it with you as you travel or for your business trip even without recharging.

e. LED display

The LED display is bright blue against a black background. This makes it easier to see even in low-light conditions. This shaver tells you if there are just a few minutes of battery life remaining. It will also display the shaving steps all of these features ensure that you will remain efficient as you use this shaver every day.

What We Like

  • Smooth shaving
  • Flexible shaving
  • Follows face contours
  • Can trim long or short hair
  • For wet and dry shaving
  • Waterproof shaver head
  • With timer display
  • Easy to clean and maintain
  • Cordless with 50 min battery life
  • Charges to full in one hour

What We Don’t Like

  • Heavy to handle at 2.08 pounds

Final Word

When it comes to efficiency and a safe and smooth shave, you got to check out the Braun Series 9 9290cc Electric Shaver for Men. Not only is this shaver efficient but will give you a great shaving experience because of its unique features.

The Braun Series 9 9290cc was nearly perfect. The only flaw was that it was too heavy compared to other electric shavers in the market. But good news, it is the lightest in the Series 9 line so it’s definitely worth checking out.

If you want to read the comparison between Braun Series 9 and Series 7, Click here.

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