Funai archive

  • Philips ends audio-video business sale to Funai and takes legal action
    Audio

    Philips ends audio-video business sale to Funai and takes legal action

    By 25 October 2013

    Philips has cancelled the sale of its audio, video, multimedia and accessory business to Japan's Funai Electric Co due to a breach of contract but will still seek another buyer. Philips and Funai originally revealed in January an agreement where Funai...

  • Philips to stop making headphones, speakers, and DVD players
    Home Cinema

    Philips to stop making headphones, speakers, and DVD players

    By 29 January 2013

    Philips has officially ditched its lifestyle entertainment business, offloading it to Funai in Japan so it can concentrate on its kitchen, lighting and baby products ranges. Although the Philips name will still be on the front of the box, like the company's...

  • Wal-Mart to sell $300 Blu-ray players
    Home Cinema

    Wal-Mart to sell $300 Blu-ray players

    By 19 May 2008

    American retail giant Wal-Mart is to start selling Blu-ray players for under $300. Marking the cheapest starting price point yet for players in the format, even cheaper than the PS3 which sells for $399 in the States, the hardware on offer will be a Funai...

  • Funai DRV-B2737 review
    Home Cinema 3 out of 5

    Funai DRV-B2737 review

    By 21 September 2005

    You may not have heard of Funai yet, but having made a big impression in America, the Osaka-based company has even bigger plans for us here in the UK. Those plans include the launch of the DRV-B2737 VCR/DVD recorder combi. Pocket-lint sat down with the...