Oral-B iO 5 vs Philips Sonicare ProtectiveClean 4300 - Where are the differences?
Where are the differences?
Some electric toothbrushes have several different cleaning modes. With 5 cleaning modes only the Philips Sonicare ProtectiveClean 4300 offers that in this comparison. The Oral-B iO 5 has only one cleaning mode.
Some devices additionally offer a choice of intensity levels. In contrast to the Oral-B iO 5, the Philips Sonicare ProtectiveClean 4300 offers a choice with 2 intensity levels.
There is a difference in the technology used. The Oral-B iO 5 has an Magnet Technology. the Philips Sonicare ProtectiveClean 4300 has an Sound Technology used.
There is even a function to remind you to change the attachment on both devices. Doctors recommend replacing the toothbrush attachment every 3 months.
Too much pressure with the toothbrush can harm the teeth and especially the gums. Also, too much pressure affects the cleaning result. To remedy this, many electric toothbrushes offer an imprint control. Both the Oral-B iO 5 and the Philips Sonicare ProtectiveClean 4300 offer a sensor for pressure control.
At the same time, both toothbrushes have a visual notification. If too much pressure is applied, a light will illuminate. unlike the Philips Sonicare ProtectiveClean 4300, the Oral-B iO 5 even provides visual feedback as well.
Timer and cleaning time
Both electric toothbrushes have an integrated timer for the correct brushing time. The time for the optimal brushing time is 120 seonds for both devices. There is also a split timer at 30 seonds for both toothbrushes. The timer works for the two devices with vibration. On the display the Oral-B iO 5 the cleaning time is also visible.
Unlike the Philips Sonicare ProtectiveClean 4300, the Oral-B iO 5 is equipped with a display to show you more information.
App & Smartphone Connection
There is a difference in the app, because there is only an app available for the Oral-B iO 5. An app can give you some beneficial features for your brushing time and brushing technique.
The app the Oral-B iO 5 offers you as functions Coaching, Position detection and Artificial Intelligence.
The battery life of the two electric toothbrushes is identical with up to 14 days. A longer battery life is particularly interesting for travel, where power is not always available. However, this is still a problem with very few toothbrushes. Some devices even offer a travel case with a built-in charging function.