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.

World's only 4-action alcohol-based Clean&Charge Station

It hygienically cleans, charges, lubricates and selects cleaning program at the touch of a button. Using the Clean&Charge Station is 10x more hygienic than just using running water.

Features

5 levels battery display with travel lock and hygiene indicator.

Series 5 5090cc features the most advanced 5 level battery display for a very precise indication of battery status with low charge warning, as well as a travel lock and hygiene indicator.

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.

Hard travel case

Series 5 5090cc is equipped with a newly designed, premium travel case that offers perfect protection and storage for your new appliance.

Corded/Cordless shaving

Automatic voltage adaptation

Automatic voltage adaptation

Colour

Black/silver/red

Maintenance

High performance foils & cutter blocks

Get back 100% shaving performance.

Find the right foil & cutter block

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 5090cc

    Series 5 5090cc

  • Clean&charge station for Series 5 shaver 5090cc

    Clean&Charge station

  • Cleaning cartridge for Clean&Charge Station

    Cleaning cartridge (1x)

  • Pouch for Series 5 shaver 5090cc

    Travel pouch

  • Charging cord for Series 5 shaver 5090cc

    Charging cord

  • Cleaning brush for Series 5 shaver 5090cc

    Cleaning brush

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 within this section.

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Your Location:
Canada
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04 March, 2017

It worked ok until it didn't.

I was really excited to try my first braun shaver. The design was pretty good other then the clean and charge station which didn't seem to sit down all the way on the base. The 5090cc has a classy looking design, but the lock switch didnt really stop the head piece from moving. The shaver did a pretty good job of getting most hair but had problems around the jaw lines. The cherry on top was when the clean and charge station button stopped responding, after only 2 month's of owning it!

No, I do not recommend this product.

Your Location:
Washburn, ND
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30 June, 2014

Braun Shaver

Overall a good product. The razor is always clean and fully charged if you use the station provided. Does a good job even on two days growth. Waiting to see how long cleaning solution will last otherwise would recomend this razor and system.

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Your Location:
Brentwood, TN
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30 June, 2014

Great shave in a sleek package

I have been using disposable razors since I was in my 20s. I have only tried an electric razor once before in my life, but did not continue to use it as I have sensitive skin, and I found that the electric razor would pull hair, leave my skin red, and overall not deliver the same result and comfort as a disposable razor.It seems that technology has changed! This new Braun electric razor provides a close, clean, comfortable shave, without any of the negative issues that I had previously had.Upon unboxing, I was extremely impressed with the look and feel of the unit. It is sleek and attractive. My wife even commented on the looks.The base cleaner is a nice feature, and was easy to set up. The pivoting head allows for me to adjust the razor to best suit the contours of my face, and the trimmer was good for cleaning up the sideburns.I'm so happy this arrived before I left on my current vacation, so that I could bring it with me.If you have been unhappy with electric razors in the past, I would strongly encourage you to try the new Braun models.

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Your Location:
Palmer, MA
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30 June, 2014

Best shave in years

This is the best shave I have had in years. Normally I use some cheap kind and they work ok, but I was so impressed with this shaver and have told everyone I know... not only about the shaver but also bzzagent. I've never had a better shave or better shaver in my life!

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Your Location:
Lubbock, TX
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30 June, 2014

Excellent quality fast shave

Works extremely well and cleanse itself so its very convenient. Love the feel of the shaver and my smooth face. I recommend this to my friends and family. Awesome product worth trying and you will fall in love! As well as she...

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Your Location:
Elmwood Park, NJ
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30 June, 2014

Braun's newest gives a close shave without the irritation

Full disclosure - I have only used electric razors for the last 20 years, so there will be no comparisons to 'traditional' razors here.I was excited to receive my Braun 5090 for two reasons. First, I was eager to upgrade from my old Braun 7680 razor and see the difference. And second, the 5090 uses the same "Clean & Renew" system, which means my bulk purchase of cleaning solution pods will not go to waste!I've used it maybe a half dozen times by now, and there is a clear difference in the closeness of the shave. I just changed the foils and blades in my old razor, so this is as close to 'apples-to-apples' as I can possibly get. My skin is very sensitive (part of the reason I use electric in the first place), so I am used to only being able to shave every 2-3 days unless I want to look like a swarm of hornets had an argument with my adam's apple. The biggest test was shaving on consecutive days, and the 5090 passed with flying colors! After three mornings in a row, there was very little irritation to my ridiculously sensitive neck - a person with more normal skin should have no irritation at all. And as expected, the Clean & Renew part of it resulted in the razor looking like it just came out of the package again.The only drawback is the pop-up trimmer. I have used the trimmers on all of my electric razors in the past the same way - a single pass over my beard brings it down to the rough equivalent of a 3-day growth. With the 5090 it doesn't seem up to the same task. It is noticeably smaller, which means less area gets covered, and my short beard simply doesn't seem to get much shorter. As a shaping tool, it works fine - sideburns, beard edges, etc. Again, this is the only negative I have to say about it.So thank you Braun for continuing to improve on your already excellent products. But if you could just give me back my old pop-up trimmer...A clear 4/5 stars from me.

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Your Location:
Plano, IL
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30 June, 2014

smooth as silk

I'm normally not a fan of electric shavers but this one is great! gives a smooth shaved and I like the trimmer on the back for my elvis style chops. I also like the fact you can put it in a docking station to charge it and to clean it.

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Your Location:
Adairsville, GA
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30 June, 2014

Looks great!

I have never had an electric razor before. At receiving this for my trial, I was shocked at how nice it was. I was traveling right after I received it so I put it in the traveling case that it comes in and took it with me. I was impressed at its smooth shave and how easy it was to use. I was also impressed at how quickly it was cleaned on its stand. This would be a bit of investment, but I think it's worth it.

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Your Location:
El Cajon, CA
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16 February, 2015

Clean shave with no irritation

The Braun 5090 gave me a clean shave with no irritation (razor burn). Electric razors in the past used to irritate my neck and jawline. I was pleasantly surprised with the clean shave daily in my usual problem areas. I have a goatee and moustache and didn't find it difficult at all to trim or shave around it. The head is large and i did find it difficult to get the patch between my nostrils and moustache clean. Still have to use blade for that part. The charging the first time seemed really fast. I was on the road for 4 days, shaved everyday and battery level is still at 5 bars (excellent battery). The long hair trimmer worked great for trimming up my moustache and goatee. The cleaning/charging station seemed pretty sraight forward. I would definitely recommend this razor to anyone looking for ease and dependability. [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]

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Your Location:
Detroit Lakes, MN
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30 June, 2014

Review of BrAun Series 5090cc by rjschaack16

The Braun Series 5090cc simply is one of the best shaver/trimmers I have used in recent years. I have always been a Norelco man but trying this shaver may have just swayed me to the Braun side of the fence. It can be used either cordless or corded so if you forget to charge it you can still use it. Great for a person like me that forgets to charge his razor occasionally. The skin friendly multilock head makes for getting the right shaving angle a breeze. It is fully waterproof for those who like to shave in the shower or like the closeness of a wet shave with a electric shaver. The cleaning station allows you to have a clean shaver all the time which is a nice option. I would recommend this shaver to anyone looking to get a clean and close shave effortlessly.

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