Highlights

MicroComb technology. Catches and feeds more hair for a faster shave.

MicroComb technology. Catches and feeds more hair for a faster shave.*

It features two rows of fine, evenly spaced grooves that surround an independently moving middle trimmer. This catches and feeds more hair with every stroke, which gives you a faster shave. The difference to other shavers is noticeable, especially in the torture test of 3‐day beards.
* vs. previous Series 3, on 3-day beards.

Triple Action Cutting System

Twin foils and an integrated middle trimmer shave progressively closer. Together they effectively cuts both long and short hairs with every stroke, proven even on difficult 3-day beards.

2x SensoFoil

2x SensoFoil

Specially designed to deliver an efficient close shave and a gentle skin experience.

Middle trimmer

Middle trimmer

Easily cuts even longer and more difficult hair.

Precision trimmer

Built-in precision

The extra large precision trimmer on the back is ideal for shaping sideburns or trimming beards prior to shaving.

Triple Action Cutting System

Triple Action FreeFloat System

Three independently moving cutting elements adapt to every facial contour and guarantee a smooth shaving experience.

Rubber grip

Great handling

The ergonomic grip with iconic Braun rubber dot pattern provides secure handling, even in wet bathroom conditions or when you rinse your shaver under running water.

Shave wet or dry

Shave wet or dry

You can use the Series 3 ProSkin with water, foam or gel for even better gliding and a smoother skin feeling. Plus you can even shave in the shower.

Features

100% waterproof

100% waterproof

The Braun Series 3 ProSkin is IPX7 certified - it could be submerged in 5 meter deep water without a problem. Which means you can comfortably rinse it under running water for easy cleaning.

LED display

LED display for low charge or battery status. Battery or mains operation, depending on model.

Rechargeable Ni-MH battery

2x powerful rechargeable Ni-MH batteries

Series 3 ProSkin shavers are rechargeable.

Running/Charging time

Running/Charging time

Full charge in 1 hour for 45 min. of shaving time. 5-min Quick charge is enough for one shave.

Cordless shaving

Automatic voltage adaptation

Automatic voltage adaptation

The Smart Plug comes with automatic 100-240 voltage adjustment, so you can use your Braun shaver worldwide when travelling.

Colour

blue

Maintenance

High performance foils & cutter blocks

Get back 100% shaving performance.

Find the right foil and cutter block

What's in the box

  • Series 3 ProSkin 3040s shaver

    Series 3 ProSkin 3040s

  • Protection cap for Series 3 ProSkin 3040s shaver

    Protection cap

  • Cleaning brush for Series 3 ProSkin  3040s shaver

    Cleaning brush

  • SmartPlug for Series 3 ProSkin 3040s shaver

    SmartPlug

Ratings and Reviews

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4.05/5 (226)
72% recommended

Reviews

Your Location:
Somerset, UK
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31 July, 2013

Typical Braun Quality

My second Braun shaver - the first having lasted over 10 years. Much better performance, longer battery life between recharges (> 2weeks), and shaves pretty much as close as a wet shave.Still in early stage of its life (3 months), but very pleased so far.

Yes, I recommend this product !

Your Location:
Coventry, United Kingdom
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19 October, 2016

Poor product

I bought this product and have been very disappointed by it's performance. It doesn't seem shave as close as I would expect a good product to do as when I put my polo shirt on it still catches in some of the stubble that is left.

No, I do not recommend this product.

Your Location:
Willows, CA
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13 October, 2015

The best electric razor I've used but...

Before I got this product, I wanted to make sure I knew what I was getting. I wanted to make sure that I got a good close shave since most of the electric ones I've used always left me very prickly. That was my main focus that I wanted. I really wasn't disappointed. It gives a really nice close shave but there's still just something I can't get used to electric razors. It has although been the best one that I have tried. It doesn't pull any hairs, It has two heads which is nice. One for the overall shaving experience and then a thin one for details and getting those sideburns just right. Overall I did like it. Will I continue to use it? I wouldn't say I would use it a lot. probably just for a quick shave but I still prefer my handled manual razors. [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]

Your Location:
Williamston, MI
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10 November, 2015

Works great with shave gel

This shaver can be used dry or wet, even in the shower. I prefer to lather my face just as if using a razor.The shaver gets a very nice close shave and leaves me with no irritation, it even gets closer than my razor does.Cleaning is very easy and it has a very high quality feel to it. This shaver works perfect for me and I highly recommend it! [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]

Your Location:
Dayton, KY
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18 October, 2015

Fast, Clean Shave

I used to hate shaving. Hated it. So I rarely did it much to my girlfriend's dismay. Now thanks to the Braun Series 3, I can get a fast clean shave in every morning without wasting any time. And I don't have to worry about nicking my face and worrying about bleeding on my work shirts. I don't know who is more happier with this razor - my self or my girlfriend. I think it is safe to say that we both love it. I love that I don't have to worry about having spare batteries on hand, I can just charge it and it be ready to go in the morning. I like that I don't have to worry about shaving cream. I like that I can use it in the shower or out of the shower. Excellent shaver in my opinion. [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]

Your Location:
Irwin, PA
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09 October, 2015

Great Product!!

I think this is a great product, i used it the first time the day i got it, it was great, easy to use and easy to clean. my wife loves it made my face nice and smooth. Its a A++ in my book. [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]

Your Location:
Jackson, MI
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07 November, 2015

DisAppointed

i think that Braun Series 3-3040 needs alot of improvement. i didnt get a close shave, even after going over it several times i still had stubble. i didnt try to wet yet due to the fact alot of reviews say it cuts you if u do it wet. i'll try it but im scared right now to do so. i believe that it left you with a clean shave that this razor would be great. its easy to clean. easy to charge. holds a charge really good. isnt to heavy or anything. i gave it 1 star because it just doesnt shave like it should. [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]

Your Location:
Staten Island, NY
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29 October, 2015

Works great

This razor works extremely well. I was always a disposable razor guy. After trying the braun, I only use this. Works great in the shower. Leaves my fave feeling clean and smooth [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]

Your Location:
La Vernia, TX
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05 November, 2015

nice smooth shave

I received the product for free from to try out. Out of the box the shaver was very durable and clean and grip surface is good in the hand. My shave was painless and it worked just as well as the typical razor. This was a great way to take a shave, I could actually see where I was shaving. The shaving process itself with the foil razor was really fast. When I took the extra time with the razor, it did leave my face feeling smooth and without stubble. I hope to be using this shaver for many happy years! [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]

Your Location:
Edison, NJ
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21 October, 2015

Ok, but not great on dry stubble

The Braun® Series 3-3040 is the second foil shaver I've used, temporarily replacing the Philips Norelco 3000 series shaver and disposable razor I normally use in my shaving routine. I use my Norelco when I'm in a rush and the disposable razor when I want a closer, cleaner wet shave using shaving gel. Most of my shaving needs target short chin stubble, since the longest I will go without shaving is two days.I decided to follow the recommended manufacturing instructions and (1) use sideways movement, (2) shave BEFORE taking a shower, and (3) shave against the direction of beard growth. (I typically do the opposite of the first two aforementioned items in my shaving routine.)To test out the base capabilities of this device, I opted for a dry shave without any shaving creams or gels.My first few experiences caught most of the longer hairs, but missed many of the shorter hairs on my upper lip and neck. I had to go over my upper lip three times to get all the hairs and ended up with some ingrown hairs and minor razor burn as a result. I've had similar experiences dry shaving, so I'm not surprised this time but also a bit disappointed. I rarely shave BEFORE a shower, since I find that a warm shower makes for a smoother shaving experience by first softening the hairs, opening the pores, and making delicate facial skin more supple and receptive.The three "independently floating cutting elements" don't really offer much advantage over rotary shaving, since three mobile foils are not nearly enough to hit all the weird angles around the chin and neck. The shaver head is easy to remove and rinse clean, and the long hair trimmer works like any other long hair trimmer.I've been able to get at least five shaves on a single battery charge (so far), so no complaints there. The Braun® Series 3-3040 is incredibly loud, so if you're shaving at the crack of dawn while your loved ones are sleeping be sure to extend them the courtesy of closing the bathroom door.In conclusion, I'm not really impressed with this model since it takes twice as much time and discomfort to shave my chin stubble as a disposable razor would. My verdict is that while this model may be good for longer facial hair growth, its performance on shorter stubble is middling at best. [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]