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Norelco SH50 vs HQ8 – Which one should you buy?

    Philips Norelco Replacement Heads Shavers SH50/52






    HQ8 Replacement Heads for Philips Norelco Shavers

    Norelco SH50 vs HQ8

    Norelco SH50 vs HQ8: What differentiates the Norelco HQ8 and SH50 men’s electric shavers in terms of replacement heads? The goal of this comparison review of the Norelco SH50 and Norelco HQ8 is to determine which is the best men’s electric shaver replacement heads.

    Norelco SH50 vs HQ8– Quick Comparison Summary

    • In comparison to the Norelco HQ8, the Norelco SH50 is a very popular men’s electric shaver replacement head On market.

    • Both the Norelco SH50 and Norelco HQ8 have some amazing qualities in common, like the ability to replace the heads every 12 months for the best shaving performance, being simple to install and clean, and having a stainless steel blade as the main material.

    • Norelco HQ8 is cheaper than Norelco SH50, which is expensive.

    • The Norelco SH50 only comes with three replacement heads, but the Norelco HQ8 comes with six blades and six heads already installed.

    • The weight of the Norelco SH50 is 0.06 pounds, while the weight of the Norelco HQ8 is 0.07.

    • The dimensions of the Norelco SH50 are 0.83 x 3.86 x 4.53 inches, while the dimensions of the Norelco HQ8 are 5.28 x 4.57 x 0.87 inches.

    • Philips Norelco HQ8 Shaver Replacement Heads for New Upgrades.

    Philips Norelco Replacement Heads Shavers SH50/52

    HQ8 Replacement Heads for Philips Norelco Shavers

    Norelco SH50

    Norelco HQ8



    Philips Norelco

    Philips Norelco 

    Heads Includes

    3 Heads Included

    6 Blades and 6 Inserted Heads Included

    Replace Heads Every 12 Months

    Best Shaving Performance

    Easy to Install and Easy to Clean

    Blade Material

    Stainless Steel

     Stainless Steel




    Item Weight

    0.06 Pounds

    0.07 Pounds


    0.83 x 3.86 x 4.53 inches

     5.28 x 4.57 x 0.87 inches

    FAQS :

    What is the difference between HQ8 and HQ9?

    My original cutting blades were dull, so shaving took far too long. The new heads appeared to perform similarly to the old blades when they were new. I didn't notice any improvement.

    This SH50 blade has replaced the HQ8 blade, according to the Phillips website.This costs more than the HQ8, but how much better is the quality?

    Answer: The HQ8's pricing will vary due to discontinuation; however, the part number is HQ8/52, and the last of the HQ8's are now HQ8/52.

    Do the replacement blades include the blue clips that hold everything together?

    No, it does not. I only received the blades and kept my original blue chips.

    What is the difference between a Norelco replacement head SH50 and a Norelco replacement head SH50/52?

    Answer: Those are identical shaving heads. The number after the forward slash denotes the country of purchase or the type of packaging.

    Which blades are compatible with my Phillips Norelco Aquatec shaver?

    Yes, these Original HQ8 replacement blades are compatible with the Phillips Norelco Aquatec shaver.

    Is this product compatible with the Shaver 4100 SH50?

    Yeah, it is. These HQ8 replacement heads work with the Shaver 4100 SH50 as well.

    Thank you. What blades are compatible with the Norelco 5821 XL razor?

    Answer: They function well and last a long time.

    Are these shavers compatible with the PT729?

    Yes, these are compatible with the PT729 shavers. Description: Norelco SH50 vs HQ8

    About this item – Philips Norelco Replacement Heads for Series 5000 Shavers, SH50/52

    • Multi-precision blades

    • It is recommended that you update your shaving unit once every year to ensure that you are getting the most out of your razor.

    • Fits: Series 5000 S5370/84, Series 5000 S5370/81, Tric Shaver AT790/40, Series 3000 PT730/41, Series 4000 AT810/41, Series 5000 S5660/84, Series 5000 S5590/81, Series 5000 S5290/88, Series 5000 S5210/81

    • Only three replacement heads are included in the product.

    • Apply the HQ110 cleaning spray with care.

    About this item – HQ8 Replacement Heads for Philips Norelco Shavers, OEM HQ8 Heads Upgraded, 6-Pack

    • Included in this purchase is a package of six HQ8 replacement heads, as well as six blades and six inserted heads.
    • HQ8 Replacement Heads are a New and Improved Option for Philips Norelco Shavers.
    • Improved Precision Cutting System: Provides Exceptional Lift and Cuts for a Relaxing, Close ShaveIf you want the best possible shaving performance, replace the HQ8 heads every year.
    • EM Manufactured in Netherlands.
    • 1. Press the “release” button to open the shavers. 2. Release the holding rings by rotating them counterclockwise. 3. Shave your facial hair.
    • Remove the worn-out shaving heads and replace them with brand-new, HQ8 blades in a gentle manner; double-check that the blades are aligned correctly in the setting.
    • Reinstall the retaining rings and secure them by rotating the lock in a clockwise direction; 5. Click into place properly; and 6. Allow your shaver to run for several minutes before beginning to shave.
    • Ultra-Closeness Mechanism, Flex and Float System Shavers with flexing and floating heads are designed to follow the curves of the user’s face, allowing for improved skin contact and the capture of more hairs, ultimately resulting in a closer and more efficient shave.
    • Simple to Set Up and Uncomplicated to Maintain The HQ8 replacement heads are simple to install and simple to clean, making them extremely convenient for care and maintenance.
    • Following use, you can quickly clean the razor by holding it under running water as you do it.Very durable blades that are replaced every year.
    • It is advised that you change the blades with HQ8 replacement heads once every year to ensure you get the closest shave possible and the maximum amount of performance from your razor. Very long-lasting.