Panasonic ER-GB80-S Body and Beard Trimmer, Hair Clipper Review
The Panasonic ER-GB80-S Body/Beard Trimmer and Hair Clipper is a powerful grooming tool designed for entire body grooming. While it is more expensive than most trimmers and clippers, the ER-GB80-S delivers on ease of usability and head to toe grooming.
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Features at a Glance
- 39 Length settings.
- Quick adjustable dial.
- 45 degree stainless steel blade angle.
- 3 combs.
- Rubberized grip.
- Ergonomic design.
- Pop up trimmer.
Hair Length Settings
The ER-GB80-S has 39 hair length settings divided among 2 different combs. 1 comb is used for settings to 11mm and another comb works for the rest of the settings up to 20mm. The third comb is used for body shaving. The settings run in ½ increments making trimming your hair and beard to the exact length you need simple and easy.
Blade Cleaning and Maintenance
The blades of this device are made from hypoallergenic stainless steel that can be cleaned by simply rinsing the head under the faucet. Nevertheless, there is also a cleaning brush included for on the spot cleaning.
Maintenance of the blades requires that you use oil both before and after each use to keep them from becoming dull and rusting. You get a small container of blade oil included in the box.
Battery Power and Cord
The ER-GB80-S is designed for both cord and cordless use making it possible to use this trimmer even if the battery power is down. The battery is a Ni-MH battery that gives you 50 minutes of use on a 1 hour charge. However, you need to allow the battery to fully discharge before charging or you could shorten the life of the battery.
There are some additional features worth noting:
- Works on both 110 and 240 volts.
- Has a LED charge indicator.
- Comes with a carry bag.
- Waterproof so it can be used in the shower.
What Customers Like
The Panasonic Body and Beard Trimmer with hair clipper gets excellent reviews with users stating they are really impressed with both its quality and durability. A lot of them say that it is the same class as the trimmer their barber uses. So, let´s look at some things they like about this product:
- Solid and Easy to Guide- Users say that it is extremely easy to hold liking the rubber grip that prevents them from dropping this trimmer.
- Large Number of Length Settings- It has a large number of length settings that are handy for trimming hair, beards and mustaches. Users comment that the trimming guards are sturdy and that all the parts of this device are high quality. Also, its attachments slide on and off very easily.
- Sharp Blades- The blades are sharp, give a precise trim and stay sharp for long.
- Pop Up Trimmer- Users like the pop up trimmer that makes trimming their side burns and areas around their ears and nose much easier due to its small size.
- Easy to Clean- Lots of people mention that they are pleased that this device is easy to clean.
- Easy to Adjust- It is also easy to adjust to the exact length you want and need.
- Strong and Smooth Motor- Users review that it has a powerful motor that runs smoothly and without creating much noise, in fact a lot less than other trimmers.
- Best for Sensitive Skin- Men with sensitive skin have really enjoyed the fact that this product works great for them, leading to no razor bumps or rashes to their skin. It is also comfortable to use and does not pinch or pull.
Overall, users are very pleased with this trimmer´s performance and quality and the only downside that some of them have reported is the type of flimsy travel case that comes with it.
Dimensions and Storage
The trimmer measures 1.6” X 2” X 7.1” and weighs 1.4 pounds. It also comes with a pouch to store the device and its accessories in.
What’s In the Box
When you purchase the ER-GB80-S, you should receive the following:
- Trimmer with pop up detailer.
- 3 combs.
- Cord for recharging and use.
- Small Container of blade oil.
- Cleaning Brush.
- Travel Case.
Price and Warranty
This trimmer is actually more expensive than most other trimmers. It does however, come with a 2 year manufacturer´s warranty.
The Panasonic ER-GB80-S is a high end trimmer that is designed for hair, face and body grooming. Since it has the ability for both corded and cordless use, it is one of the more versatile trimmers on today’s market. The dual 110 and 240 voltage makes it possible to travel anywhere and take this trimmer along to stay well groomed.