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HX6732 Vs HX6733 - What's the Difference?

By Edited Nov 13, 2013 0 0

Difference Between HX6732 and HX6733

If you are interested in getting a brand new Philips Sonicare electric toothbrush, specifically either the HX6732 or the HX6733 package/model, however are unsure as to which is best for you? Then you've found the right comparison guide. Below, we will contrast both their differences as well as their similarities with respect to their aspects and features (basically what comes in both packages & what each can offer you) -- and from this you will be able to easily identify which electric toothbrush bundle (from the two) will best serve you & your dental needs (as well as which offers the best value for money, with respect to their price tags).

Fitted Technology

HX6732/02 (aka. HealthyWhite R732): Sonicare Technology

HX6733/90 (aka. HealthyWhite, Platinum Edition): Sonicare Technology

They both utilise the same unique sonicare technology that allows the brush head to operate at 31,000 movements per minute -- this in turn drives fluid (toothpaste etc,) deep in between the gaps of your teeth (giving them a thorough clean). Sonicare technology has been clinically to effectively remove plaque (100% more than manual toothbrushes), stimulate your gums and removes other harmful bacteria right up that lies right up against the gum line. Hence, these premium toothbrushes provide you with a complete & quality overall oral healthcare.

However, what makes these electric toothbrushes particularly unique (in comparison to standard electric toothbrushes and other sonicare models) is that they specialise in 'whitening' your teeth through removing wine, tea & coffee shades etc. Where they are (again) clinically proven to "whiten teeth up to 2 shades in 2 weeks" with regular usage (2-3 mins each morning and night) & with continued use you will get your teeth shining in no time.

Cleaning & Brushing Modes

HX6732: Clean | Clean & White | Sensitive |

HX6733: Clean | Clean & White | Sensitive |

You are also able to customize your toothbrushing experience as they both offer three distinct 'cleaning' settings that cater for differing oral issues -- i) the 'clean' mode: which is just your basic 'full' oral clean, ii) the 'clean & white': providing you with the basic clean mode but then an additional further 30 seconds of 'pure focus' on removing food and drink stains on the visible parts on the front of your teeth -- through increasing in intensity (and differing brush movements) and finally iii) 'sensitve': where it eases power gently for those with sensitive gums & teeth.

Practical Features

HX6732: 1 to 2 weeks run time| Easy Start, SmarTimer & Quadpacer |

HX6733: 1 to 2 weeks run time| Easy Start, SmarTimer & Quadpacer | UV Sanitizer

From a 24 hour charge, the electric brushes should last you roughly 10 days (or more) -- which is approximately just over 20 uses (for morning & night). They also feature an 'EasyStart' feature which slowly introduces you to how the sonicare toothbrush works etc. through gradually building in power over your first 14 uses.

Moreover, they also encourage good dental cleaning habits through their integrated smartimer and quadpacer -- which act to make sure you clean your teeth for the full recommended 2 minutes along with offering an audible beep reminder every 30 seconds reminding you to switch quadrant (i.e your upper left teeth, down to your lower left teeth and so on).

The HX6733 model also comes with an ultra violet sanitizer stationary system which you can use after every cleaning session (which works for approximately 10 mins) that kills 99% of bacteria & viruses from your brush (e.g. ecoli) along with charging your electric toothbrush -- so you are fully prepared every time to get that 'just been to the dentist' feel.

Brush Heads

HX6732: Compact & Standard ProResults Brush Head

HX6733: 2 x Diamond Clean Brush Heads

There is now very little difference between the ProResults brush head and Diamond heads (although latter is said to be marginally more effective) -- they both incorporate a contour fit that acts to fit the shape of your teeth whilst increasing tooth coverage in order to maximise the removal of  plaque (yet still being comfortable to use) right up to and along your gum line. A slight difference between the compact and standard is that the former is intended for more 'tricky' and problem areas, so is perfect for use on braces, gum pain etc. whereas the latter is for effective wholesome cleans.

Further Information

Warranty Information

Both electric toothbrushes are covered on a 24 month period (from the date of purchase).

Dimensions & Weight

HX6732 - 3.8 x 6.8 x 9.6 inches | 1.1 lbs   --  HX6733 - (each) 3.8 x 6.8 x 9.6 inches | 1.1 lbs  

What's in the Box (package)?

HX6732 - You get the actual Sonicare HX6732 toothbrush (see image above), the 2 updated ProResults brush heads (i.e one compact, one standard), a deluxe 'travelling' charger which also comes with  a cord wrapper, brush head container, 2x  travelling caps and one travel case to fit it all in. Great for an individual purchase.

HX6733 -  With this package you are getting two of the sonicare toothbrushes as well as the UV sanitizer, diamond brush heads instead of pro-results along with an extra travel case (in addition with the other accessories mentioned with the HX6732).

Average Review Rating (sourced Amazon.com)

HX6732: 4.4 out of 5 stars (88%) from 200 + reviews.

HX6733: 4.7 out of 5 stars (94%) from 150 + reviews.

Conclusion: Should You Buy a HX6732 or HX6733 ?

As you can see both models are very similar -- offering practically the same features with regards to integrated sonicare technology and brush modes. The HX6733 comes with the slightly more advanced Diamond brush heads but for those with particular oral issues that they need to clean around or take extra care of -- might feel the compact ProResults brush head is better suited. Also, with the HX6733 package you also get the UV sanitizer which may appeal particularly to those are after an even more advanced and healthy clean.

But, the main difference between the HX6732 and HX6733 is that the latter comes with an extra toothbrush (and hence is a bit more expensive, but as it is in a bundle it is cheaper than buying them both separately) -- so it is pretty simple as to which one to buy: if you are getting one just for yourself, get the HX6732 (and if you like the sanitizer you can buy that separately) but if you know someone else who is after one in your  household, then it could be wise (and economical) to opt for the HX6733 package. 

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Also, if you have any questions, comments or concerns regarding the comparison overview of the HX6732 Vs HX6733 or about either model specifically (e.g. if you are still unsure on the aspects and features of the HX6733 for instance -- or if you want us to go over something we haven't covered) then we urge you not to hesitate to make them in the comments section (just below) and we will be sure to get back to you as soon as possible.



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