A very high-quality hairdryer with many hair-protecting extras.
last modified: 27.05.2019, 10:25
The hairdryer Philips - DryCare Prestige Hairdryer with MoistureProtect Sensor HP8280/00 is a very well-equipped hairdryer that uses a sensor to determine the hair temperature and thus sets the ideal temperature. You can also adjust the hair dryer manually to suit your needs. The device with its rose-golden details is an eye-catcher and rounds off the picture of a good hairdryer perfectly.
The hairdryer Philips - DryCare Prestige Hairdryer with MoistureProtect Sensor HP8280/00 is packed in an elegant, functionally illustrated package and is ready for use immediately after removal. The manual is cumbersome, but explains quickly how to handle the device.
- 30x90 mm Centering nozzle
- Instruction manual
Optically the hairdryer is kept white and the head, as well as the dust filter is pink gold.
The hairdryer is easy to use and due to the long cable one is not directly connected to a socket, but with a length of approx. 2.5 metres it is a bit too long.
The dust filter is quite coarsely perforated and can be easily removed and cleaned.
Two rubber studs are attached to the sides to give the hairdryer support when it is put down. This means that the hairdryer can also be placed on narrower trays.
Between the handle and the cable there is an eyelet for hanging the hairdryer.
The DryCare Prestige hairdryer has the special function of using a sensor to determine the hair temperature and to reduce the heat as soon as the hair becomes drier.
With this function the hairdryer dries the hair the fastest and most gently.
This function is activated by means of a slide button on the back of the handle and a violet control lamp lights up on the side.
If necessary, you can also adjust the air flow manually in two stages and the temperature in three stages, as well as blow-dry cold if you keep the cold air button permanently pressed. However, the air is cooler than at the other temperature levels, but lukewarm rather than cold.
While the unit is switched on, a ceramic component inside the hairdryer emits ions that prevent the hair from electrifying and ensure a good hold.
We have evaluated approx. 350 customer reviews on the Internet. In summary it can be said that about 80 percent of the buyers are satisfied (4 stars) or even very satisfied (5 stars). Partially (2 stars) or completely dissatisfied are approx. 10 percent of the users. The average score at the time of the evaluation was 4.3 out of 5 stars.
The following points were often positively noted:
- Sensor that protects the hair from drying out
- Variety of functions
- Ion release
- Price-performance ratio
The following points were frequently noted as negative:
- Long cable
- Insufficient cold air in the cooling function
Amazon only mentions the weight including packaging, what is the weight of the device?
Without attachments the hairdryer weighs 760g.
Is the cold level really cold?
The cold stage is colder than the other temperature stages, but not quite cold, but rather lukewarm.
Is it normal that the hairdryer with the Moisture Protect and in the gently dry mode constantly slows down the speed and then starts up again?
The fact that the sensor constantly measures and adjusts the temperature and air turbulence means that the heat emitted and the air speed can change noticeably.
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|Scope of delivery||Hairdryer, diffuser, 30x90 mm, centring gland, operation instructin|
|Function||Infrared sensor for moisture measurement in the hair (MoistureProtect), ion generation to neutralize static electricity|
|Cold air function||yes|
|Volume 1 metre distance||75 dB|
|Length of the power cable||250 cm|
|Power in Watt||1000|
|Stand-by power consumption||0 W|
|Packaging||Attractive, illustrated, functionally designed|
|Manual language||EN, DA, DE, EL, ES, FI, FR, ID, IT, NL, NO, PT, SV, TR, MS-MY, ZH-CN|
|Quality of instructions||Difficult to read, sufficiently described|
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