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Panasonic Expands its Digital Phone Range with New Touch Panel Models

Press Release   •   Jul 31, 2013 09:00 BST

Panasonic, the worldwide number one brand of cordless telephones for 10 consecutive years*, has today announced a new product in its premium range of Digital Cordless Phones (DECT): KX-PRX120, which has a smartphone style handset. Exclusive in Design, Smart in Function

The KX-PRX120 digital cordless phone will run on the Android™ operating system allowing users to enjoy various options for communicating in addition to conventional voice communication via the landline. The Android 4.0, Ice Cream Sandwich offers an advanced telephone experience at home. In addition to the DECT interface, there is a Wi-Fi® / Bluetooth® interface on the handset. The KX-PRX120 is available with an answering machine and has been designed to be lightweight, compact and easy to carry. One can receive incoming landline calls in and around the house as far as the DECT signal will reach. The comfortable size of the touch screen also enables a more intuitive and comfortable operation of the device.

Access to Google Play™ with Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich

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.

Panasonic’s new KX-PRX120 can be used as a video phone thanks to the built-in front camera enabling users to enjoy video communication by Skype™.  In addition to voice communication, users can enjoy other types of communication –such as E-mail, SNS, video, or schedule sharing (Google Calendar™).

Packed with Features

Don’t be fooled by the small, slim, yet stylish design, the KX-PRX120 is packed with a host of innovative features that make managing calls easier than ever, including:

•  3.5 inch TFT colour LCD (HVGA) with capacitive multi touch screen

•  Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS

•  0.3M pixel Front Camera

•  1450mAh Li-ion Battery

•  microSD / microSDHC Card Slot on Handset

•  micro USB Charging Port

•  Incoming/Outgoing Call Barring to help minimise unwanted or nuisance calls

*Source: MZA Ltd., 2012 Sales Figure from 2013 Market Share Analysis - Consumer Cordless

•  Caller ID, Caller ID memory

•  Answering Machine (For KX-PRX120, 40min)

•  Key Finder accessory (Optional)

•  Up to 6 handsets (Optional handset or GAP supported DECT handset) can be registered

Trademarks and registered trademarks

·  Android and Google Play are trademarks of Google Inc.

·  Skype is a trade mark of Skype.

·  The Bluetooth® word mark and logos are owned by the Bluetooth SIG, Inc. and any use of such marks by

·  Panasonic Corporation is under license.

·  Wi-Fi® is a registered mark of the Wi-Fi Alliance.

·  All other trademarks identified herein are the property of their respective owner.

-ENDS-

About Panasonic

Panasonic Corporation is a worldwide leader in the development and engineering of electronic technologies and solutions for customers in residential, non-residential, mobility and personal applications. Since its founding in 1918, the company has expanded globally and now operates over 500 consolidated companies worldwide, recording consolidated net sales of 7.30 trillion yen (68 billion euros) for the year ended March 31, 2013. Committed to pursuing new value through innovation across divisional lines, the company strives to create a better life and a better world for its customers. For more information about Panasonic, please visit the company's website at http://panasonic.net/.