The ThermoProtect temperature setting provides the optimal drying temperature and gives additional protection from overheating the hair. With the same powerful airflow, you will get the best results in a caring way. This hairdryer offers 3 pre-selected speed/heat combinations to make it quick and easy to achieve the perfect style. The design of the air inlet grill allows for increased air flow while, the shape and size of the dryer improves flow of the air through the dryer. The result is faster, more effective drying power. The Philips Essential Care 1600W, has a 20% sound imrpovement versus HP4940. This way you can dry your hair quietly without compromising on performance. A rubberized hook can be found on the base of the handle. Use to store easily at home or if staying at a hotel.