The Braun 5150cs Shaver now includes a Turbo Mode, which means the shaver has up to 25,500 cutting actions per minute. It also includes a body groomer and beard trimmer with various attachments.

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Overall, the Braun 5150 is another great shaver from Braun. It provides a very close shave. New for 2024, is the included turbo mode. The turbo mode did provide a faster shave, but I found it slightly less comfortable. If you have a little more time to shave, you might not need the turbo mode, and then you can turn off the setting or go with the Braun 5018.

  • Person in a hurry who needs a quick shave
  • Budget Conscious
  • Needing a very close shave

Key Features of the Braun 5150 Shaver

  • Turbo Mode – for up to 25,500 cutting actions per minute
  • Normal Mode – 18,500 cutting actions per minute
  • Nice comfortable design
  • Very close shave
  • AutoSense Technology – the shaver power adapts to the thickness of your beard
  • 2 foil shavers, a middle trimmer for difficult hairs
  • Wet/dry for use in the shower or with shave gel
  • No motion in the shaver head, but the cutting surfaces have flexibility
  • Beard Trimmer Attachment
  • Body Groomer Attachment
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Budget-friendly shaver with the new “Turbo Mode” for an extra fast shave.

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Braun 5150 for Shaving

In typical Braun fashion, the Braun Series 5 shavers continue to be excellent budget-friendly shavers. In normal shaving mode, the 5150 Shaver has 18,500 cutting actions per minute. The shave is smooth, comfortable and very close. When I use the Series 5, I am always impressed with how close the shave is.

The 5150 does include AutoSense Technology so the shaver automatically adjusts power to match the thickness of your beard. You can use the shaver in the shower or with shave gel, but I prefer to use the shaver dry.

Turbo Mode

The Turbo Mode increases the cutting actions to 25,500 which decreases the shave time because more hairs are being cut with every pass. I did notice more tugging and discomfort with this mode, so I had to decrease the speed of my shaving movements. It did cut more with every pass though. If you are in a hurry, the turbo mode can help you get a quicker shave, but I prefer the normal mode.

Braun 5150 for Body Grooming

I did test the 5150 with the body groomer for trimming my chest. It worked well. It was comfortable and did not have any irritation. Plus, it is wet/dry, so it can be used in the shower. It has body groomer comb attachments of both 1mm and 3mm.

Braun 5150 for Beard Trimming

At the time of this article, I did not have a beard to test trimming. I rarely have a beard, so I might not be a good tester for this option. However, the shaver and body groomer work well, so I would expect the beard trimmer to perform well. It does include 1mm, 2mm, 3mm, 5mm, and 7mm attachments.

What is in the Box?

The Braun 5150 Shaver

First, the box includes the Braun 5150 shaver. It has the traditional Series 5 shape. In fact, the shape is identical to the previous version of the Series 5. No surprises here, but the design is good, so why change it!

  • front view of the Braun 5150 shaver
  • back view of the Braun 5150 shaver

The head of the Braun 5150 has three cutting surfaces: 2 foil shavers and 1 middle trimmer. Each of these cutting surfaces has independent flexibility, but the entire head does not have any motion like the Series 7 does.

close up picture of the Braun 5150 shaver head showing the 3 cutting surfaces

Cord and Stand

Included in the box is:

  • A charging stand – which is great for storing and displaying the shaver on your bathroom counter.
  • A charging cord - with a 4 foot cord. Note: the shaver can be charged in the stand or the cord can be plugged directly into the bottom of the shaver.
  • Braun 5150 with cord plugged into charging stand
  • Braun 5150 with cord and stand

Trimmer Accessories

Also included in the box:

  • Beard Trimmer Attachment – with various combs
  • Body Groomer Attachment – with combs
  • A cover – for the head of the shaver.
  • A small brush – to help with cleaning the shaver.
Braun 5150 trimmer attachments

Braun 5150 Box

Sometimes people care to see the box. Here are pictures of all sides of the box. Note, my box arrived January of 2024, so depending upon when you are viewing this, the box may have changed.

Overall Thoughts for Braun 5150 Shaver

I am a big fan of the Braun Series 5 shavers. The only notable change over the previous version of the Series 5 (5018) is the inclusion of a Turbo Mode which increases the cutting actions per minute to 25,500. Also, the 5150 includes attachments for beard trimming and body grooming. If you want a budget-friendly shaver that can handle shaving, beard trimming and body grooming; then the Braun 5150 would be a great choice.

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Budget-friendly shaver with the new “Turbo Mode” for an extra fast shave.

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