Best Trimmers Under Rs.2,000 (August 2019)

by | Aug 8, 2019

Trimmers and shavers are one of the most popular personal grooming products in the market. With a truckload of companies releasing different products with almost the same feature sets and price tag, picking the best from the bunch becomes a daunting task for many.

That’s where we come to your rescue.

This article lists the best six trimmers available in the market under a manageable budget of Rs.2,000. If your budget is below this, check out our article about the best trimmers under Rs 1,000 here.

We have conveniently broken down the features categorically to make you familiar with the product in depth so that your purchase won’t go in vain. Grab a cup of coffee and start reading!

Best Trimmers Under Rs 2,000 In India

1. Philips Durapower BT3211/15 Overall Best Pick
2. Syska HT400Runner-Up Pick
3. Philips Aquatouch S1070/04Best Wet and Dry Shaver
4. Braun BT3020 Trimmer with the Best Build Quality
5. Moser 1400-0050Best Wired Trimmer
6. Nova NG 1151 Value for Money Trimmer

1. Philips Durapower BT3211/15

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 Overall Best Pick
  • 20 step length adjustments
  • Dual power operation
  • 2 year warranty

Philips is a well-known brand in the country that has its products across a wide spectrum of uses.

The Durapower BT3211/15 home trimmer from Philips is a budget grooming device from the company targeting men with a dual power operation mode.

Design and Build Quality

The Philips Durapower BT3211/15 is one of the most durable budget trimmers in the sub Rs. 2,000 price segment that impressed us with its build quality.

The matte finish plastic used for the chassis is of very high quality for its price.

The button plate and front plate are textured and this serves not only in aesthetic functions but also in providing a grip for holding the device for an easy operation with a single hand.

The head of this trimmer is easily detachable and can be washed periodically to clean it from debris and dust that might settle between the teeth in the long run.

With 2-years of warranty from Philips, the trust level in the build quality of this trimmer is pretty great.

Trimmer Features

The stainless steel blades used in this trimmer are of very high quality and cuts through the hairs with relative ease.

With the rounded edges on the detachable head, the blades and the hairs come in contact at a smooth angle that has minimal friction. This helps the trimmer to deliver a well-shaped beard and moustache cut.

The steel blades come in contact with each other, thanks to the tight tolerance that acts as a self-sharpening mechanism which will retain the sharpness of the blades over time.

This trimmer from Philips has an impressive trim length ranging from a minimum of 0.5mm to 10mm for a more polished appearance.

Miscellaneous

The Durapower technology from Philips optimizes the charging process and makes the inbuilt rechargeable battery lasts longer than other trimmers in the market.

The intuitive LED status indicator clearly indicates the charging status and turns green on attaining full charge. This helps you to avoid overcharging which is a significant waste of electricity.

Battery Life

The Philips Bt3211/15 has a proprietary two pin adapter that plugs into the AC socket and is powered by a rechargeable Ni-Cd battery inside that will last for 80 minutes of continuous usage after an 8-hour charging session.

Verdict

If you’re in search of a long-lasting entry-level trimmer that offers a skin-friendly grooming performance, the Philips Bt3211/15 trimmer is a good choice.

The solid build quality combined with 2 years of warranty makes this branded trimmer a compelling choice for a budget around Rs.2,000.

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Elegant design

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Solid build quality

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Self sharpening blades

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Proprietary charging cable

Specifications

Trim Length0.5 – 10mm
Time to Recharge8 Hours
Power Backup60 minutes
Rotary/ Foil TypeFoil
Wired/WirelessWireless and wired
USPSkin friendly
Warranty3 year

 

2. Syska HT400

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Runner-Up Pick
  • 120 minutes battery life
  • 2 years warranty
  • Rapid charge feature

Syska HT400 is a budget trimmer featuring a multitude of blade sets of various shapes aimed for different functions.

This trimmer, ideal for men comes with a very enticing price tag that makes it an ideal choice for people looking to purchase a trimmer for the first time.

Design and Build Quality

The Syska HT400 features an ergonomic design which is very comfortable to hold in your palms. The rounded contours offer excellent grip and make the actual use of this trimmer a delightful experience.

The two-tone plastic finish is of great quality with no flexes or creeks anywhere to be seen on the chassis.

This budget trimmer has two separate LEDs that shows the battery level and charging status. The battery indicator turns red when the juice becomes low, which will save you from an incomplete trimming session.

Trimmer features

This Syska trimmer uses high-quality stainless steel blades that cut through your facial hairs with minimal resistance. This skin friendly blade has self-sharpening integrated to it with the help of a metal plate that constantly rubs against the blade, sharpening it in the process.

This trimmer blade has a trim tolerance of 0.5mm to 10mm with 20-stop lock adjustment for an even and precise control over the beard and moustache shape.

The detachable head is washable and is very easy to clean. This trimmer from Syska comes with a variety of heads for different purposes such as nose trimming, body grooming etc.

Miscellaneous

With the compliance to the International hygiene standards, this Syska trimmer is skin friendly and won’t cause any allergic reactions by itself.

With easily cleanable heads, you can always keep the blades free from dirt and other residues as well.

Battery Life

The Syska HT400 features rapid charging which takes just 1 hour to fully charge the trimmer and it can last for about 120 minutes.

Verdict

The Syska HT400 is a steal deal for the price at which it retails in the market as of now. The ability to switch heads for different purposes makes it a versatile trimmer that can find many uses in a single, ergonomic form factor.

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Titanium coated blades

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Excellent battery life

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Solid build quality

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Too much noise at times

Specifications

Trim Length0.5 – 10 mm
Time to Recharge1 Hours
Power Backup120 Minutes
Rotary/ Foil TypeFoil
Wired/Wirelesswireless
USPRapid charge
Warranty2 Year

 

3. Philips Aquatouch S1070/04

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Best Wet and Dry Shaver
  • Flexible round blades
  • Decent battery life
  • 100% waterproof design

Philips Aquatouch S1070/04 is a wet and dry shaver with a retractable trimmer integrated into the chassis.

Apart from being predominantly a shaver, this product works perfectly for maintaining a moustache and trimming sideburns.

Design and build quality

The Philips Aquatouch S1070/04 has a modern design that may look odd at first, but very practical when it comes to usability.

The high-quality plastic frame is very solid and feels durable in hand.

The only drawback with the design we felt is that the chassis felt a bit thick making it uncomfortable to hold for those who have small sized palms.

The main shaver end has three rotating stainless steel blades and the pop-up trimmer is positioned in the side that can be folded safely when not in use.

This is a 100% waterproof shaver cum trimmer and can be cleaned or washed under running tap without any restrictions.

Shaver features

This grooming device from Philips has three independently rotating flex heads that adjust according to the curves on your face.

This ensures that the blades come in close contact with the face, thereby providing a clean shaving experience even in trickiest areas like neck and jawline.

The self-sharpening rounded blade system glides across the skin smoothly even after multiple shaves. The blades are made of high-quality stainless steel that retains the sharpness for the entire life cycle of the shaver.

These rotating heads can be removed and cleaned easily. This makes the shaver skin friendly and very hygienic.

Since the battery compartment is water sealed from the inside, even cleaning the shaver under a running tap won’t damage it.

Miscellaneous

This shaver from Philips has a neat little trick enclosed within its chassis – a retractable trimmer. This trimmer can be used for shaping your moustache or trimming your sideburns. This may not be a full-fledged replacement for a regular trimmer, having this option doesn’t hurt.

Battery life

Since this shaver cum trimmer has multiple motors to run, it has to be charged for about 10 hours for complete juice up. The device lasts for about 45 minutes of shaving and trimming and averages about 5-10 shaves per charge.

Verdict

The Philips Aquatouch S1070/04 is an excellent shaver for an affordable price that doubles up as a trimmer.

The high-quality circular blades and waterproof design helps this device to provide a clean and hygienic grooming experience.

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Self-sharpening blades

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Retractable trimmer

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Easy to clean

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Uncomfortable to hold in small palms

Specifications

Trim Length0.5 – 10 mm
Time to Recharge10 Hours
Power Backup45 Minutes
Rotary/ Foil TypeRotary
Wired/WirelessWireless
USPWet and dry shaver
Warranty10 day replacement

4. Braun BT3020

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 Best Build Quality
  • Best suited for frequent travellers
  • 2-year international warranty
  • Precise trim length adjustments

Braun BT3020 is a budget trimmer for men that features excellent build quality and a long lasting stainless steel blades.

This trimmers high-performance motor lets the blade cut through fine and thick hair without any tugging or pulling.

Design and build quality

The perfect blend of ergonomics and elegance is what we can summarize about the design of this trimmer.

Made of tough ABS plastic, this trimmer can handle rough usage and will withstand abuses like a champ.

The striking feature about the design of the trimmer is its circular trim length adjust wheel. This piece of hardware is very intuitive to use and can be easily operated with a single hand.

The contoured power button which offers excellent tactile feedback and the integrated status LED makes this trimmer a compelling purchase worth owning.

Trimmer features

This trimmer features length adjustments varying between 0.5mm – 10mm.

With 40 different stops, this trimmer can provide you with an accurately shaped beard and moustache with clean curves and distinct edges.

The 0.5mm cut can be used to have a perfectly shaped stubble and the 1mm – 10mm length adjustments helps you to maintain short and medium beards.

Distinct cuts and lines can be trimmed by removing the plastic comb on top of the blades as well.

The head and comb are fully washable and this lets you keep the trimmer clean and healthy.

Miscellaneous

The Braun BT3020 comes with a 2-year international warranty that can be utilized anywhere in the world.

This trimmer also comes with automatic voltage adaptation that will let you use this device with a voltage range of 100 – 240V without any external adapters.

Battery life

This trimmer has a battery life of 30 minutes usage per 8 hours of charge. These numbers may not sound great but it is perfectly reasonable for a budget trimmer.

Verdict

If you are a frequent traveller, the Braun BT3020 is the perfect choice for you. Its sturdy build quality is perfect to carry it in tightly packed bags.

Also, the 2-year international warranty and the automatic voltage adaptation feature makes it a much more suitable choice for a frequent traveller.

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Build quality

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40 step length adjustments

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Automatic voltage adaptation

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Noisy operation

Specifications

Trim Length0.5 – 10 mm
Time to Recharge8 Hours
Power Backup30 minutes
Rotary/ Foil TypeFoil
Wired/WirelessWireless
USPWater resistent
Warranty2 years international warranty

5. Moser 1400-0050

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Best Wired Trimmer
  • High-quality components
  • Long lasting performance
  • Suitable for saloons

Moser is a popular German brand specialized in grooming accessories for both men and women.

The Moser 1400-0050 is a professional grade AC powered trimmer cum hair clipper suitable for personal as well as business use for barbers and salons.

Design and Build Quality

The Moser 1400-0050 predominantly being a professional trimmer, features an industrial design that might not be to the liking of many.

The two-tone colour scheme looks attractive and the build quality is excellent for a trimmer with a price tag under Rs.2000.

The hard plastic case is tough to beat and can withstand falls to the ground from a short distance without any damage.

The AC cord that connects the trimmer to the mains is thick and has reinforcements to make sure the wire doesn’t snap easily when twisted and turned.

Trimmer Features

This professional trimmer features a precision ground stainless steel blade set made in Germany. This steel blade is ultra sharp and cuts through the hairs with relative ease.

To enable high precision trimming, the Moser 1400-0050 features a trim length ranging from 0.7mm to 3mm with 5 locking position with the multi-click lever on the side.

The high-quality oscillating armature motor offers 50% improved performance when compared with other trimmers in its category.

The angles blade position delivers a well-shaped appearance. With support for hair clipping, this trimmer offers a complete hair cutting and trimming solution at an affordable budget.

Miscellaneous

The Moser 1400-0050 weighs about 520g, which is substantially higher than its competitors.

This increased weight might become a bit uncomfortable when used for a longer duration at a single stretch.

There are a lot of attachments available for this professional hair clipper and trimmer, making it swiss army knife among the budget trimmers.

Verdict

The Moser 1400-0050 is the best budget AC mains powered trimmer available under Rs.2000 in the Indian market.

If you are a salon owner or even someone who doesn’t want to wait for a quick trim session, this AC powered product will save a lot of time for you.

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Build quality

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Powerful armature motor

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Easy cleaning

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Heavy

 Specifications

Trim Length0.7 – 3mm
Time to Recharge
Power Backup
Rotary/ Foil TypeFoil
Wired/WirelessWired
USPPowerful oscillating armature
Warranty

 

6. Nova NG 1151

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Honorable Mention
  • Complete grooming kit
  • Waterproof design
  • 1-year warranty

Nova NG 1151 is a budget trimmer designed for men that delivers an impressive performance which will help you save a lot of money in salon expenses.

This facial trimmer features an ultra silent motor coupled with skin-friendly blades that reduce the risk of allergies when used with sensitive skin.

Design and build quality

The Nova NG 1151 facial trimmer has an industrial design with sharp curves and distinct lines that gives it a premium feel.

The build quality is up to the mark with decent heft despite the extensive use of plastics. The ergonomic design fits into the contours of the palm comfortably.

The power button and the adjustable trimming range button is placed ideally in a position where your thumb finger easily reaches. Dual LED indicators mark the battery status and charging status separately, which keep away the confusion that might arise from a single LED indicator.

Trimmer features

This trimmer features a powerful and energy efficient motor inside to provide you with the best possible grooming experience.

The titanium coated stainless steel blades are sharp and cut the hairs without any hiccups, offering a pleasant and well-groomed experience.

With a trim length tolerance of 0.5mm up to 10mm, you can get the exact appearance with the 9-stage length adjustment this trimmer provides.

The clever design of the blades on this trimmer skillfully lifts the facial hair before the blades come in contact. This delivers a clean and contoured beard, enriching your style and appearance.

Miscellaneous

The Nova NG 1151 comes loaded with accessories in the box making it a value for money product. Apart from the main blade set, there are four different heads for nose hair trimming, eyebrow trimming and even a hair clipper, turning this device into a full-blown complete grooming kit. The detachable head and blades can be easily washed and cleaned.

Charging and battery backup

The Nova NG 1151 comes with a charging dock that can be plugged into a power source for charging. This dock helps in keeping the trimmer in place along with all other accessories that comes with it.

With 8 hours of charge, the battery inside lasts for about 45 minutes of operating time, which is standard for a trimmer of this size.

Verdict

The Nova NG 1151 is an excellent facial trimmer for men priced under Rs 2,000. With the elegant trimmer design that stands vindicated by its impressive performance and the plethora of detachable heads for various purposes, this is one of the best versatile trimmers in its category.

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Attractive and ergonomic design

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Skin-friendly blade

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Decent battery life

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Flimsy removable plastic comb

 Specifications

Trim Length0.5 – 10mm
Time to Recharge8 Hours
Power Backup45 Minutes
Rotary/ Foil TypeFoil
Wired/Wireless Wireless
USPWater proof design
Warranty1 Year

This article about the best trimmers in India under Rs 2,000 concludes here. If you are running low on money, do check out our best trimmers in India under Rs.1,000 article for more budget friendly choices.

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