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Panasonic Arc3

Last updated: May 5, 2019


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Product Details

In our analysis of 100 expert reviews, the Panasonic Arc3 placed 0th when we looked at the top 16 products in the category. For the full ranking, see below.

From The Manufacturer

The fully loaded Panasonic Electric Shaver and Trimmer for Men ES8103S Arc3, Wet/Dry with 3 Nanotech Blades and Flexible Pivoting Head is packed with smart, innovative features that deliver a remarkably close and comfortable shave. The ES8103S electric razor is a three-blade shaving system for outstanding shaver coverage and closeness. Panasonic Arc3 men’s shavers feature 30-degree angle blades to cut hair at its base for close, accurate precision. The flexible pivoting head allows the cordless shaver to float effortlessly along the contours of your face for a clean shave, especially around your sideburns and under your chin. The Panasonic shaver has a fast, linear motor to help eliminate the tugging and pulling that may occur with slower electric razors, while maintaining peak power right up until the end of the charge. The Panasonic ES8103S men’s three-blade electric shaving system with Nanotech blades comes equipped with a travel pouch, hypoallergenic blades and foils for sensitive skin, a pop-up shaving trimmer, and an AC recharger. The convenient wet/dry design lets you shave and trim in the shower or bath with foam, gel or soap lather and dry by holding under warm water to rinse away hair stubble and residue. Like all Panasonic shavers for men, blades and foil should be replaced when dull to ensure the best electric shaver performance. Panasonic Shaver ES8103S Replacement accessories: Men’s Razor Foil (WES9087PC), Electric Razor Blade (WES9068PC), and Men’s Razor Combo Set (WES9013PC).

Expert Reviews


What reviewers liked

3-blade foil system. 13,000 cuts per minute. Helpful LCD display. Remarkably low price.
The shavers head contains 3 nanotech blades which are also hypoallergenic, so this electric shaver is also sensitive skin friendly. The adjustable pivoting head is there which can stick to your face contours to provide close and smooth shave.
The three nanotech blades in the Arc 3 head are hypoallergenic which makes this electric shaver best use for sensitive skin types. For close and smooth shave the head pivots and covers the facial contour with ease.
The shaver arc foil contours with your face, jaw and neck for a comfortable shave. The head glides on the face, chin and jaw effortless ensuring all hairs are cut nicely. It is a quality shaver equipped with a high performing linear motor with 13, 000 cuts per minute.
The Panasonic ES8103S Arc3 is built with nanotech blades, with an arced foil, so it can get close to the hairs on your face and neck, and remove them quickly, without discomfort. The nanotech blades are hypoallergenic, so any metal sensitivities will be avoided.
The blades are made of hypoallergenic stainless steel. These blades allow you to cut facial hair at 30-degree angle.
Getting exceptionally close to the hairs on your face and neck is somewhat difficult, but the Panasonic ES8103S Arc3 promises to do so without discomfort. The Panasonic ES8103S Arc3 is designed with a foil head that is meant to protect the skin from irritation. Sitting at a 30-degree angle, it pivots back and forth to provide a more comfortable shave.
The ultra sharp blades along with ultra-thin Arc foil are handy for a quick, comfortable shave. The electric razor features a linear motor drive which keeps the peak power up and maintains 13000 cuts per minute speed throughout each shave. Supports both dry and wet shave.
It has a fast motor to deliver a close shave. With this motor, you can shave quickly without worrying about irritation, tugging, and pulling on your skin. It is a 100% washable shaver. It comes with nanotech blades made of stainless steel and placed at 30 degrees. The blades are also hypoallergenic and they cut hair from the base to give you a precise shave.

What reviewers didn't like

Thin foil mesh prone to damage. Quality control issues with LCD display. Shave quality not as close as other foil razors.
The shaver comes without cleaning and charging dock.
Irritation while shaving and a noisy motor.
Cost of Replacement Parts: Upkeep can be expensive. (You have to replace the head every year, and blades after 2 years) Noisy: This device is a little noisy.
Its battery eventually runs out, which can come at an inconvenient time if not charged properly.
There is no discrete cleaning unit with the shaver.
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