The ER-GB40-S is an all-in-one beard and body trimmer that is adjustable between 1mm to 10mm (19 settings) for your perfect trim. The adjustable in-unit guard eliminates the need to keep track of a bunch of clip-on guards, making for an easy experience with every shave.
This hand held unit has stainless steel blades and cut at a 45 degree angle which gives you a comfortable close shave. You can use it wet or dry as well, making a great all around model.
The Written Review
After lots of research on the reviews for this product, we’ve come to some conclusions that may help you in your decision to buy a facial hair trimmer.
With this Panasonic ER-GB40-S being a wet/dry trimmer, it is a pretty good option to use in the shower for a quick trim. Not all trimmers give you this option. This model is actually built to be run under water, as it has some water holes to let water run throughout it and clean it out well.
The stainless steel blades are going to help ensure that you don’t get any annoying and painful snags while shaving, and also help reduce the risk of razor burn. You’ll be able to get the perfect trim and precision to your beard or goatee with this all-in-one model.
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This unit it rechargeable, and will last up to 50 minutes on a 15 hour charge. This seems like a lot of time to charge before use, but as long as you put it back in the charging holder it comes with, you should be fine. The light on the stand will glow red which charging so you know when there is still some time left. The unit itself actually has a light that glows red when the battery is low as well, so you can be sure to put it back in the stand before it dies on you half way through a shave.
Final Mark from the Beard Institute
We’re still working on getting some video reviews together for you, but overall we would recommend this Panasonic unit to anyone who likes a quick easy shave with the ability to get it done in the shower.
- Charge: 15 hours to use for 50 minutes
- Length Settings: 19 adjustable settings between 0.5mm and 10mm
- Features: Immersible in water/ able to use in the shower and self cleaning under water
- Price: $$$
- Amazon Rating: 4.2/5
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