Highlights

FlexMotionTec. Flexible head beats stubborn hair.

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

MicroMotion

MicroMotion

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

MacroMotion

MacroMotion

The pivoting shaver head effortlessly navigates along 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 meter deep 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 a convenient indication of battery status with low charge warning, as well as travel lock.

Precision trimmer

Precision trimmer

Skin friendly precision trimmer for accurate moustache and sideburn shaping.

MultiHeadLock

MultiHeadLock

Braun MultiHeadLock offers 5 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 1hour - for up to 45 minutes of cordless shaving. A quick 5 minutes charge is sufficient for 1 cordless shave.

Powerful rechargeable Li-Ion battery

Powerful rechargeable Li-Ion battery

Series 5 is rechargeable, working both cordless and corded. All Series 5 shavers use a powerful 3.6V 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, the materials, the surfaces, the ergonomics. Touch the rubberized dot pattern for perfect hold even in wet conditions.

Corded/cordless shaving

Automatic voltage adaptation

Automatic voltage adaptation

Soft bag & protective cap

Colour

Black/red

FAQs

Braun Series 5 FAQs

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

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

Why would 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 cleaned, charged and lubricated automatically.

I already have a Cleaning Center 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 Centers.

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

How often do I need to exchange 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 like new, every day. The Save & Subscribe option from Amazon allows you to subscribe for a regular home delivery and at the same time save 10% on the price of the Clean&Charge refill. You don't have to think about it and always have a Clean&Charge refill available when you need it.

Do you have any recommendation on how to shave with an electric foil shaver?
We recommend that you shave before you take a shower. After a few days without shaving, for example over a weekend, you should trim your stubble before you shave. Stretch the skin and shave against the direction of beard growth. At all times, hold the shaver at right angles (90°) to your skin. In difficult to shave areas like under the nose you can also use the MultiHeadLock switch to lock the shaver head and manually set one of five available shaver head angles as it suits best to your needs. Keep the pressure even to achieve the most thorough and comfortable shave from Braun. To trim sideburns, moustache or beard, Series 5 features an integrated precision trimmer with superior cutting performance. In order to use this comfortable and precise tool, simply slide the trimmer upwards.

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

Does the battery have a memory effect as we know it from cell phones or laptops?
No, the Series 5 shavers use a Li-ion battery which has no memory effect. You can recharge it whenever you want and it has a low self-discharge rate (vs. NiMh batteries). Li-Ion batteries are therefore the most powerful and long-lasting batteries available 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

    Protection cap

  • Charging cord for Series 5 shaver 5030s

    Charging cord

  • Cleaning brush for Series 5 shaver 5030s

    Cleaning brush

  • Appliance oil for Series 5 shaver 5030s

    Appliance oil

Ratings and Reviews

This area allows consumers like you to express their own opinions and comments. Braun does not represent or warrant the accuracy of any statements or product claims made here, nor endorses any opinions expressed by the reviewer.

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Your Location:
Reading, Pa
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21 April, 2017

Good shave, but...

I have been using blades forever, and in an effort to save money I switched to a Braun Electric. My facial hair grows thin and long, which typically gives me issues with electrics, and this is no exception. After use, my face gets a great shave and is smooth as I hoped. On the other hand, the razor can not get the hairs on my neck at all. No matter how many passes, it can't get them shaved down smooth. Worse, it leaves my skin red and irritated after trying. I've found myself needing to use blades on my neck every time. For its value and the self cleaning, it's definitely worth the cost, but I had hoped for over $100 or could get me fully shaved with no need for a blade at all. If your facial hair is like mine, this may not be the choice for you, but it still gives a great shave to my face.

Yes, I recommend this product !

Your Location:
South Africa
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16 August, 2016

Its the closest shave ever.

I would recommend this shaver to anyone. I can't tell the difference between it and my Gillette fusion shaver. I really didn't think I would ever say that.

Yes, I recommend this product !

Your Location:
Buckinghamshire
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02 August, 2016

This is a great product.

An amazing shaver which is ideal for my needs. It is also very handy to be able to take away on holiday.

Yes, I recommend this product !

Your Location:
Millwood, WV
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30 July, 2015

Great Product

I love the Braun Shaver. It gives you a close comfortable shave without leaving razor bumps. Highly recommended this shaver to everyone. Thanks Braun for giving me the opportunity to test your shaver.

Your Location:
Saint Joseph, MI
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30 July, 2015

Best Electic Shaver I Ever Had

This is the best Shaver I ever had. Braun Series 5 5030 Solo Shaver delivers significantly more skin contact in problem areas than other shavers. Best and closest shave I ever had.

Your Location:
Vancouver, BC, Canada
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06 July, 2015

Mediocre shave and poor experience on quality & service

Purchased Braun Series 5, SIX months ago. The shave is OK (a little awkward feel), my previous Panasonic shaver was a much better shave and feel.. but this was less money (sigh).I would have given it a 2 or 3, but then the razor stopped working. It beeped for a while until I assume the battery died, no details in manual or that I could find online on why it beeps. When I wen to a local repair shop, they said Braun only works with one repair centre in Canada now (assuming to cut costs). The issue is that it is a 2-3 week repair process and I still need to pay shipping. They don't pre-ship razors like other vendors, so now I am regretting going to the "cheap" Braun; which isn't really that cheap.I would recommend going with something sen less money and not worry about warranty or go with a reputable brand that has local repair depots.Not a great experience and I'll end up buying another shaver that is not Braun as I odin't think the cost (shipping) and hassle to repair this one will be worth it.

No, I do not recommend this product.

Your Location:
Colton, CA
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16 February, 2015

Better than some.....

I have to admit, I wasn't counting on the "close" shave coming from an electric Razor but I was counting on the Braun name. The Braun Series 5 Solo Shaver did impress me! The first day, the second, the third, but I'm old school and was just itching to go back to my "manual" hand held razor. I felt like I was missing something? Like I said I was impressed and will be most likely to share with my buddies who prefer an electric razor! I will continue to use this too, who knows, maybe I just need to break an old habit. Stay tuned! It's been a long time since I tried an electric shaver, Braun-YOU'VE COME A LONG WAY!! So for those looking for an electric shaver The Braun Series 5 Solo would be a great find.

Your Location:
Amery, WI
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16 February, 2015

Braun Series 5 5030 Solo

I never really cared for electric razors but after a few weeks of trying the Series 5 5030, I am definitely hooked. Such a close and smooth shave, so much better than my disposable razors ive used before. By far easy to keep clean and I no longer worry or fear the dreaded razor burn.

Your Location:
Buford, GA
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16 February, 2015

Best Electric Shave yet

The power is amazing, I am able to get my shave done in about half the amount of time as the last electric razor I tried. I have always had trouble with several areas on my face that were hard to get a close shave on. This razor while not perfect vastly improved the closeness of my shave in these tough areas. The battery life is awesome I am able to charge it and keep it in my car for the entire work week maybe longer it has yet to show any signs of losing a charge. Very easy to maintain and clean. The ability to lock the head and let it float with the contours of your face really send this razor over the top. By far the best electric razor I have used.

Your Location:
Farmington, CA
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16 February, 2015

Great Shaver

I've used several Braun shavers in the past. My last one died just before I received this campaign invite, so perfect timing. I have been using this shaver for the last 2 weeks and I am very impressed with it. I get a smooth shave every time and I like the design, it is very comfortable to hold. I just tried the trimmer and was very impressed with how well it worked. I highly recommend this shaver to anyone in the market for a new electric razor.