Panasonic unveils new digital cordless phones
Manama, July 9, 2014
Panasonic, a leading brand of cordless telephones, has expanded its range of digital cordless phones (DECT) with the launch of four new sleek and smart models in the Middle East.
The KX-PRS110, KX-PRW110, KX-PRX110 and KX-PRX150 premium handsets sport a sophisticated and modern design which is much easier to navigate layouts and functions at home or in the office, said a statement.
The KX-PRW110 combines a sophisticated design with an advanced smartphone connect functionality for smartphone and tablet users, with additional features.
It features a horizontal lay-down style handset for an easy grab and grip, and a hook-like charger with a magnetic adaptor, enabling the handset to sit securely in place.
With the Smartphone Connect Application, the smartphone transforms into a DECT handset. Up to four devices can be registered via wifi as a handset and also register five additional DECT handsets.
The KX-PRS110 model demonstrates a compact and slim design. It will run on the Android™ operating system allowing users to enjoy various options for communicating in addition to conventional voice communication via the landline. In addition to the DECT interface, there is a wifi/Bluetooth interface on the handset.
The KX-PRX platform is based on Android 4.0, Ice Cream Sandwich and supports Google Play which enables users to download their favourite applications, access their social networks, or share a photo album with family and friends. It can be used as a video phone as it features a built-in front camera enabling users to enjoy video communication by Skype.
Other features include 3.5-inch TFT colour LCD (HVGA) with capacitive multi touch screen, GPS, 0.3M pixel front camera,1450mAh Li-ion battery, microSD / microSDHC card slot on handset, micro USB charging port and incoming/outgoing call barring to help minimise unwanted or nuisance calls.
The KX- PRX 150 is a landline phones and a smartphone in one. The home screen presents a landline app that leads to oversized buttons for controlling the main functions of a home phone, like internal calls, voice mail and caller lists. The status bar also shows its dual-functionality: it displays both the mobile network signal and the home network separately.
A Sim card can be used with the device for it to be mobile accessible. With the power of two networks, the address book will be available for both mobile communications and fixed networks.
It also has a 3.5-inch display, a resolution of 480 x 320 pixels and a 2 MP back-facing camera. It has a 1 GHz MT6575 processor and an internal storage of around 512 MB, runs on Android 4.0.4 and has a 1,450 mAh battery.
Tsujigami Shimpei, general manager, consumer marketing division, Panasonic Marketing Middle East and Africa (PMMAF), said: “With over 15 years of experience in the DECT market and even longer in the audio market, Panasonic boasts the know-how when it comes to superior sound quality. All of the new handsets feature outstandingly clear sound even when far away from the base unit, thanks to the error correction system which enables clearer phone conversations with fewer interruptions.”
Panasonic’s DECT phones feature the noise reduction function that help towards reducing the background noise of the person being spoken to. - TradeArabia News Service