Which one would we choose?
These brushes in many respects appeal to different audiences. The FlexCare Platinum Connected covers all the basics and a fair bit more to be a very capable and compelling brush.
The DiamondClean Smart, however, sets a new bar in the electric toothbrush market.
The product feels rounded, refined, capable and indeed smart. It makes everyday brushing that bit simpler, that bit more refined.
It comes at a price, but if you want one of the best electric toothbrushes available today, the 9500 is one to opt for.
- The DiamondClean Smart is the better looking of the 2 brushes.
- The FlexCare Platinum Connected with UV Sanitizer comes in White only compared to the White, Black, Pink and Silver color choices of the DiamondClean Smart 9500.
- The FlexCare Platinum Connected has 3 cleaning modes (Clean, White and Deep Clean) compared to the 5 (Clean, White, Deep Clean, Gum Health and Sensitive) of the DiamondClean Smart 9500.
- The DiamondClean Smart can be charged within the travel case, which in itself if more premium.
- The FlexCare Platinum Connected with UV Sanitizer comes with 2 brush heads (1 x AdaptiveClean & 1 x InterCare) compared to the 4 (1 x C3 Premium Plaque Control, 1 x G3 Premium Gum, Care, 1 x W3 Premium White and 1 x TongueCare+ tongue brush) with the DiamondClean Smart.
- The DiamondClean Smart comes with BrushSync technology that detects brush head wear and selects the appropriate cleaning mode.
- The DiamondClean Smart comes with a charging glass rather than a charging stand.
- The FlexCare Platinum Connected comes with a UV sanitizer in the box.
- The DiamondClean Smart has a visible pressure sensor.
- The FlexCare Platinum Connected is the cheaper of the 2 models.
These differences are explained at length later in this article. However, you might wish to learn more about each brush being compared. To do so, check out our hands-on reviews:
Please note. Every effort is made to ensure the key differences listed are correct, but these differences are subject to change without notice. Products and the box contents can be changed without notice and different variants can exist.