Panasonic Announces Pricing And Availability For 2013 Headphone Models

    Panasonic Announces Pricing And Availability For 2013 Headphone Models

PR Newswire

SECAUCUS, N.J., May 6, 2013

SECAUCUS, N.J., May 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Panasonic, a leader in consumer
electronics technology, today announced pricing and availability for the new
models 2013 headphone lineup, which features a wide array of styles designed
for ultimate functionality and appeal.

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The Panasonic Iconics series features two new headphone styles. The Panasonic
RP-HXD5C, SRP $99.99, are centered around a minimalistic look. The black with
red trim features a chrome finish on the ear-cup while the white headphones
give the look of a glass finish on the ear-cup. Each is accentuated with a
touch of color to mimic the look of illumination- red for the black headphones
and green for the white headphones. Besides a sleek, modern look the RP-HXD5C
contains a large 40mm driver unit and 8Hz-26kHz frequency response for
superior sound quality. The soft headpad allows for hours of comfortable
wear. Additionally, the RP-HXD5C headphones are equipped with a built-in
remote and microphone made for iPhone/iPod so users can answer calls and
control volume from their smart devices directly from their headphone cord.

Also in the Iconics series are the RP-HXD3W which combine a chrome-like
ear-cup design with a matte, silicone surface frame which not only adds a
unique aesthetic appeal but also provides soft comfort on a user's head and
ear and prevents slippage. With a frequency response of 10Hz-25kHz and 30mm
driver unit the headphones are ideal for high-quality sound reproduction. The
RP-HXD3W headphones are equipped with a microphone and talk on/off switch and
includes an extra adaptor for Nokia and other selected phone models. Users
can choose from a variety of stylish colors including red, purple, gray, taupe
and black for an SRP of $69.99.

Building off a successful line of noise cancelling headphones already
available, the Panasonic RP-HC56 earbud-style, SRP $99.99, headphones reduce
outside noise by 92% (22dB) at 200Hz including a passive noise isolation by
utilizing an insulating effect. The headphones compact pen-type design clips
to clothing and houses a noise cancelling on-off toggle, volume control and
room for one AAA alkaline battery which provides up to 40 hours of operation
time. A cord holder attachment provides tangle-free cord storage and the
Panasonic RP-HC56 comes with an Air Plug and convenient carrying pouch.

The Panasonic RP-HJE190 headphones in-ear headphones produce deep bass sound
quality due to Neodymium magnet and an extended long sound support port. An
ErgoFit design provides ultimate comfort and fit for hours of wear. The
Panasonic RP-HJE190 will be available in six colors including white, black,
blue, green, purple and red for an SRP of $24.99.

Finally, Panasonic introduces the RP-HV41, SRP $9.99, headphones which offer
users a simple design in a variety of colorful options. The eardrop, earbud-
style headphones offer a comfort-fit design made with Elastomer materials and
offers a unique rubber clip which quickly attaches to one's clothing for
tangle-free use. Neodymium rare-earth magnet provides rich and powerful
sound. Users can express their personalities with a variety of color
combinations including: Black/Grey, White/Grey, Blue/Green, Fuchsia/Pink,
Purple/Teal, Pink/Orange, Green/Yellow and Orange/Blue.

The 2013 Panasonic Headphone Models are now available in stores and on
www.panasonic.com.

About Panasonic Consumer Marketing Company of North America
Based in Secaucus, N.J., Panasonic Consumer Marketing Company of North
America, a Division of Panasonic Corporation of North America, the principal
North American Subsidiary of Panasonic Corporation and the hub of Panasonic's
U.S. marketing, sales, service and R&D operations, offers a wide-range of
consumer solutions in the U.S. and Canada. The Company's portfolio of
innovative consumer products ranges from VIERA Full HD 3D Televisions, Blu-ray
players, LUMIX Digital Cameras, Camcorders, Home Audio, Cordless Phones, Home
Appliances, Wellness and Personal Care products and more.

Panasonic is pledged to practice prudent, sustainable use of the earth's
natural resources and protect our environment through the company's Eco Ideas
programs. In the 2012 Interbrand Annual Best Global Green Brands ranking, the
Panasonic brand jumped four spots to number six:
http://www.interbrand.com/en/best-global-brands/Best-Global-Green-Brands/2012-Report.aspx.
Follow Panasonic on Twitter @panasonicusa, and additional company information
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SOURCE Panasonic

Website: http://www.panasonic.com
Contact: Lori Chiazzo (Panasonic), 201-392-4178,
lori.chiazzo@us.panasonic.com; or Blayne Murphy, (Cohn & Wolfe), 212-798-9763,
blayne.murphy@cohnwolfe.com
 
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