Braun Series 5 5190cc / 5090cc Electric Shaver Review: How Efficient the Braun 5290CC Is!

Braun Series 5 5190cc/5090cc electric shaver is an existing and one of the most popular models by Braun. The Braun 5190cc is a perfect foil shaver for men who want to have comfort shave without any pain.

The Braun Series 5 5190cc shaver gives significantly more skin contact in problem areas such as chin, neck curves for efficient shaving with less skin pressure. The shaver has the most advanced technology with world-eminent design and the supreme Braun quality standards.


  • The Braun Series 5 5190cc is a 3 bladed foil type electric shaver that comes with pressure sensitive technology to handle sensitive skins comfortably.
  • The shaver head flexes in 8 directions for better contour detection.
  • It’s a full washable and wet/dry shaver that offers versatile shaving facility.
  • It comes with a Lithium-ion rechargeable battery that offers 50 minutes of continuous cordless shaving with 1 hour full charge.
  • There is an automatic cleaning and charging station with the shaver to automatically cleaning, charging, drying, lubricating the device.
  • Like the most advanced Series 9 shavers, the Braun 5190cc comes with 5 direction headlock technology.
  • There is a built-in precision trimmer in the shaver for precision trimming, detailing and outlining.

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What’s in the Box?

Braun Series 5 5190cc electric shaver unboxing

The package comes with the following items:

  • Braun Series 5 5090cc electric shaver itself
  • Cleaning and charging station
  • Cleaning cassette
  • Charging Cord
  • Cleaning brush
  • Travel case
  • Instruction manual
  • 2 years warranty card

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Product Analysis

Flex Motion Tec with Micro Motion:

The Flex Motion technology is so much important for a perfect shave.

It refers to three cutting elements that each have its own suspension mechanism that allows them to follow the contours of your face.

It responds to even the smallest contours. You will feel more comfortable when the shaver runs on your chick up and down direction without experience.

It minimizes irritations. The Braun Series 5 5090cc shaver performs amazing, especially with its flex motion technology providing the user an enjoyable experience without having too much pressure on his face which is one of the many leading factors that causes skin irritation.


It is so much friendly for sensitive skin.

The 40° pivoting shaver head of the shaver effortlessly navigates along larger contours for maximum skin contact and provides awesome results in every single stroke.

Active Lift and Cross Hair Blades:

Braun Series 5 5190cc Electric Shaver

There are some difficult areas in our body, neck, chin, and sideburns.

It is so tough to reach electric shaver in those areas.

That is why Braun has used Active lift technology in Braun Series 5 5090cc shaver to do that kind of exceptional job.

You will be able to trim and style the beard in your desired way through Active Lift.

You may know flat-lying hair cannot be trim easily by general shavers. But when it comes to Active Lift shaver, it can reach to those problem areas of your face where other shavers cannot reach comfortably.

8-D Pivoting Head:

Braun Series 5 5190cc

The Braun Series 5 5190cc electric shaver comes with multi-flex pivoting head.

The head can move 8 directions and reach every angle of the face.

It will effortlessly follow every contour of the face and adapt with the skin contact to catch every single hair for an efficient and comfortable shave.

Wet & Dry, 100% Waterproof:

Wet and dry Braun series 5 5090cc electric shaver

This shaver allows both wet and dry shaving.

The Braun Series 5 5190cc is 100% waterproof and you can shave by this shaver in the shower with gels, creams, and soap without any problem.

You can clean the shaver easily under running water because it is 100% washable.

Clean and Charge Station:

clean and charge station braun series 5 5090cc electric shaver

To clean your shaver properly is so much important to get new performance again and again.

You can clean your shaver two ways, manually and automatically.

The clean and charge station is basically a dock that cleans, charges, and lubricates your electric shaver without any effort.

It has the world’s only 4-action, alcohol-based Clean & Charge Station. So your shaver feels like new every day.

First, to insert the cartridge you have to press a button on the back of the station and it will open and you put on the cartridge.

You can simply place your shaver in the cleaning station and press the power button then the station will do the job for you and make it ready for the next use.

If you travel and don’t take your cleaning station with you then you will clean your shaver under the running water or clean it by cleaning brush which is called manual cleaning.

You charge your shaver by cleaning and charging dock.

The powerful rechargeable Li-Ion battery becomes fully charged in 1 hour for up to 50 minutes of cordless shaving.

If you need an urgent charge you can charge your shaver by charging cord within only 5 minutes.

The charging cord has an automatic worldwide voltage (100V–240V ) adjustment.

Skin Friendly Precision Trimmer:

precision trimmer braun series 5 electric shaver braun 5090cc/5190cc

The Braun Series 5 5190cc also comes with a precision trimmer which helps you trim the sideburn and mustache perfectly.

It is long and skin-friendly that cut more than sufficient for every beard.

The long hair trimmer on the 5090cc is located on the back of the shaver.

Multi Head Lock:

braun series 5 5190cc

The Braun 5190cc shaver has multi head-lock which offers 5 adjustable angles to achieve more precise shaves in problem areas such as under the nose. Its locking system is superior.

Optifoil Design:

Optifoil design on Braun 5190cc electric shaver

The OptiFoil design permits the foil to capture more hair for the closest shave.

It is a very important feature that is not available in general shavers.

Power Drive:

Braun Series 5 Electric Shaver 5190cc Powerful Motor Drive

If you are searching high-speed shaver undoubtedly you can choose Braun series 5 5090cc because it has 20% more powerful motor that gives you a quicker and more effective shave.

The Travel Case:

electric shaving machine

The Braun series 5 5090cc also provides a very durable hard travel case to carry your shaver when you travel somewhere.

Unfortunately, you can only carry your shaver which means you will have to pack the charging cord separately when traveling.

Corded + Cordless:

Braun 5190cc corded and cordless shaver

The Braun 5190cc has rechargeable Lithium-Ion battery which provides 50 minutes of cordless use.

So you will get relaxed when you shave in the shower.

In case the shaver is low on power, you can have direct corded shave plugging into direct electricity.

But I recommend cordless use while using wet beards.

Because it can cause electrical shock.

60 Days Money Back Guarantee:

Braun is very confident with their Braun series 5 5190cc electric shaver.

Braun says if you are not satisfied with this shaver or you find any issue, you can return the product within 60 days and you will get the full money back.


Braun provides 2 years of limited warranty with their Braun series 5 5090cc electric shaver.

If you find any manufacturing defect or service issue with the shaver within 2 years after actual purchase, Braun will replace or repair your shaver without any cost.

The warranty will not cover if you make any damage in accident, misuse, or abuse.

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  • Better shaves with less pressure.
  • Shaver fits the hand comfortably.
  • 20 %more power in the motor.
  • 5 adjustable angles to achieve more precise shave.
  • 100 %waterproof.
  • Precision trimmer.
  • Five-position headlock.
  • Wet and dry.
  • Cheap price.
  • Needs only 5 minutes for a quick charge.
  • Flexible head.
  • Hygiene indicator.
  • 60 days money back guarantee and 2 years warranty.


  • Cleaning solution cartridges is expensive per cartridge $5 USD.
  • Some users feel uncomfortable for vibration during shaving time.
  • High sound in working time.


If you are searching for an electric shaver with the highest technology features, Braun 5190cc Electric Shaver is for you which provides you efficiency in every stroke, shaving even dense beards and reaching difficult areas.

The Braun Series 5 has a charge and clean station which returns the shaver to a like-new level of cleanliness and hygiene.

It is versatile, effective, comfortable for your skin.

The shaver also has a battery charge and ‘hygiene’ indicator on it that inform you when it’s time for a clean.

The shaver is very nice and the shaving head pivots, but can be locked in several positions for better precision and it must fit perfectly in your hand because it is well balanced.

Most of the users of the Braun Series 5 5090cc Electric Shaver were very pleased with the having quality of it.

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What is the difference between the Braun series 5 5190cc and 5090cc???

The older version of the new 5190cc is 5090cc which is not available on the market now. Braun slightly updated the 5090 and released the 5190cc and that is rolling out the market now. If you look forward to the updates in the new version, you’ll find cosmetic changes at the look. The Braun 5090cc shaver had a red and black color scheme and the new 5190cc has a blue and black color scheme. Another update is an inner mechanism that is called auto-sense technology. Braun added an autosensing motor in the updated model that can automatically read beard density and adjust the shaving power accordingly. I didn’t find any further difference in both models.

Does the Braun 5190cc work on 240 volt?

Yes, it supports universal voltage.

Can you charge the device without the charging dock?

Yes, you can charge the shaver directly with the charging cord.


  1. Thanks for your nice review. It is very informative. Is there any significant difference between Braun series 5 5090cc and 5190cc two models? In series 5 which one will be more useful for me?

    • Hi Bob,
      The Braun series 5 5090cc and the 5190cc stand for the same shaver. So, you can undoubtedly buy the shaver if you find any of these model numbers.

  2. Having read this I thought it was rather enlightening. I appreciate
    you finding the time and energy to put this informative article together.
    I once again find myself spending way too much time both reading and leaving comments.

    But so what, it was still worth it!

  3. How can I tell the difference between the 5090cc and 5190cc? You mentioned a major update to the 5190cc? Do they both take the same foil head?

    • Hi Dennis,
      Both models have similar shaving heads and Braun altered the 5090cc into 5190cc. They declared the 5090cc is now officially 5190cc and you will get all the facilities of Braun 5090cc into the Braun 5190cc. The built quality and color have been upgraded in 5190cc. So, you will not get the 5090cc on the market now.

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