Panasonic archive

  • Panasonic Viera TX-L47ET50B review
    Home Cinema 4 out of 5

    Panasonic Viera TX-L47ET50B review

    By 29 March 2012

    When is a 3DTV not a 3DTV? Panasonic’s biggest-ever attempt at an Edge LED television here includes the pricier, sharper Active Shutter flavour of the technology, but the box is bereft of any glasses. If Panasonic’s choice of LED over plasma is unusual...

  • Panasonic to release Siri-style TVs
    Home Cinema

    Panasonic to release Siri-style TVs

    By 27 March 2012

    First it was voice guidance on your phone, now you’ll soon be able to control your television by barking instructions at it. Panasonic's Viera 2012 range of televisions, enables you to change channels, turn up the volume, find listing information and...

  • Panasonic GF5 leaked before official launch
    Cameras

    Panasonic GF5 leaked before official launch

    By 20 March 2012

    A Hong Kong celebrity and brand ambassador for Panasonic has seemingly announced the company's next camera, the Panasonic GF5, on social photo site Instagram.  The picture, which has now been removed, shows what appears to be the next generation of...

  • Hottest phones of MWC 2012 (updated and definitive)
    Phones

    Hottest phones of MWC 2012 (updated and definitive)

    By 1 March 2012

    The very best phones of MWC 2012 is what we bring you at Pocket-lint, but this page right here is even better. It's the best of the best, the best-est, the tip top, the A-No.1 as far as the hottest phones of the world's largest mobile phone trade show...

  • Which MWC 2012 devices launch with Ice Cream Sandwich?
    Phones

    Which MWC 2012 devices launch with Ice Cream Sandwich?

    By 29 February 2012

    What use is having a smartphone if you can't say it's the smartest? Sure some of you aren't hugely fussed about hardware, but when it comes to Android, we know that having the latest version of the operating system is key. That means having Ice Cream...

  • Panasonic Eluga Power pictures and hands-on
    Phones

    Panasonic Eluga Power pictures and hands-on

    By 29 February 2012

    Minimal and smart, the Panasonic Eluga Power is without a shadow of a doubt one of the most impressive mobile phones we got our hands on at Mobile World Congress 2012. The second in a quick succession of mobiles in what is a first foray into the European...

  • Mobile World Congress: Just the headlines
    Phones

    Mobile World Congress: Just the headlines

    By 28 February 2012

    Mobile World Congress is in full swing and, as you can imagine, here at Pocket-lint we are all over it like a bad rash, getting the scoops, bagging the exclusives, and getting up close and personal with the latest phones, tablets, apps, and everything...

  • Panasonic Lumix DMC-FT4 review
    Cameras 3 out of 5

    Panasonic Lumix DMC-FT4 review

    By 27 February 2012

    Upgrading 2011’s toughened Lumix DMC-FT3 from Panasonic comes the inevitable FT4 incarnation, boasting reinforced glass and rubber padding. Once again the headline stills resolution is 12.1 megapixels and GPS geotagging of images features, thereby broadening...

  • Panasonic Eluga Power: Its second Android smartphone
    Phones

    Panasonic Eluga Power: Its second Android smartphone

    By 27 February 2012

    Panasonic has announced a second, more premium, smartphone at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona on Monday. The Panasonic Eluga Power will feature a 5-inch LCD screen with a resolution of 1280 x 720, a dual-core Qualcomm S4 1.5GHz processor and run Android...

  • MWC 2012: Review of rumours, features, pictures and specs
    Phones

    MWC 2012: Review of rumours, features, pictures and specs

    By 24 February 2012

    MWC 2012 has not even begun and already the news has been flooding in. Europe's most important mobile phone event will be packed, as ever, with handsets of all types from all the manufacturers of the world (minus one) with everything from the smartest...

  • Panasonic to launch another new Android handset at MWC... tablet to follow
    Phones

    Panasonic to launch another new Android handset at MWC... tablet to follow

    By 21 February 2012

    Panasonic is to announce another new mobile phone, after yesterday’s Eluga launch, at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona next week.  The handset, which sources tell us will be even more premium than the Eluga, will feature a bigger screen and front-facing...

  • Panasonic Eluga pictures and hands-on
    Phones

    Panasonic Eluga pictures and hands-on

    By 20 February 2012

    Panasonic has been talking about bringing a smartphone to Europe for quite a while. Announced on Monday at the Panasonic Convention 2012 in Hamburg, the Panasonic Eluga is that phone. Pocket-lint has had some time to play with the new handset and from...

  • Panasonic smartphone coming to Europe this spring
    Phones

    Panasonic smartphone coming to Europe this spring

    By 20 February 2012

    Panasonic is set to announce a new smartphone for the European market. The Japanese electronics manufacturer laid out plans to extend its mobile phone business to Europe last year, but we have now had official confirmation of the first device.  The company...

  • Panasonic Lumix TZ30 pictures and hands-on
    Cameras

    Panasonic Lumix TZ30 pictures and hands-on

    By 31 January 2012

    Panasonic has updated its TZ range of digital cameras and Pocket-lint has already had a play at a secret location behind closed doors. The new model, which will replace the Panasonic Lumix TZ20 will come with a number of improved features including a...

  • Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ30 leads second wave of new cameras in time for ski season
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    Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ30 leads second wave of new cameras in time for ski season

    By 31 January 2012

    Panasonic has updated a number of its compact cameras for 2012. There are plenty of new models, and include the Panasonic FX80, LS6, FT20 and the company's tough camera - the DMC-FT4. Leading the pack, however, are the Lumix TZ30 and Lumix TZ25... The...

  • Panasonic DMC-FT4 pictures and hands-on
    Cameras

    Panasonic DMC-FT4 pictures and hands-on

    By 31 January 2012

    Panasonic has announced a new update to its FT-3 tough camera adding a host of new features and we've already had a chance to have a quick play at a secret location behind closed doors. While that means that we haven't been able to test the camera or...

  • Canon and Panasonic interested in XQD, says Sony
    Cameras

    Canon and Panasonic interested in XQD, says Sony

    By 24 January 2012

    Sony today told Pocket-lint that Canon and Panasonic have both expressed an interest in their latest format of memory card, the new XQD card that is compatible with the recently-launched Nikon D4.  The high-end card uses PCI Express as the data interface,...

  • Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ7 pictures and hands-on
    Cameras

    Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ7 pictures and hands-on

    By 13 January 2012

    Panasonic’s SZ7 is the first camera released in a brand new compact camera line. So what can be expected? The SZ-series stands for "stylish zoom", which, while we wouldn’t dis3agree with the SZ7’s style, we do struggle to see a key design factor...

  • Panasonic Skype picture frame prototype thinks it's 2001: A Space Odyssey
    Gadgets

    Panasonic Skype picture frame prototype thinks it's 2001: A Space Odyssey

    By 12 January 2012

    Panasonic has shown a Skype capable picture frame at this year's CES. Looking a bit like a permanently tethered iPad, it is able to playback photo and video, as well as show Facebook and Twitter feeds straight on the display. Like a more social photo...

  • Panasonic Lumix Wi-Fi prototype gives control to your smartphone
    Phones

    Panasonic Lumix Wi-Fi prototype gives control to your smartphone

    By 12 January 2012

    Like Panasonic's helmet camera, this Lumix snapper also allows you to beam images straight from cam to smartphone.  There have been a lot of devices shown at CES this year that will send images from device to phone, the GoPro BacPac and the new Sony...

  • Panasonic headcam prototype gives you third eye
    Cameras

    Panasonic headcam prototype gives you third eye

    By 12 January 2012

    There have been a few surprises at the Panasonic booth this year which has forced us into a little bit of head scratching. Lacking the usual white card with tech specs, these mystery pieces of hardware made us put our thinking caps on. Panasonic's headcam/third...

  • Panasonic Viera Touch Pad Controller pictures and hands-on
    Home Cinema

    Panasonic Viera Touch Pad Controller pictures and hands-on

    By 12 January 2012

    When you buy a new shiny Panasonic VT50 plasma, the company's new flagship television, you also get the new "touch pad controller", but what's it like? We tracked down the new remote control on the Panasonic stand at CES in Las Vegas to find out for...

  • Panasonic announces the new VT50 flagship plasma
    Home Cinema

    Panasonic announces the new VT50 flagship plasma

    By 10 January 2012

    CES is always the time when Panasonic announces its new, top of the range plasma TV. And this year, the screen it's promoting is the VT50. There are two possible models, one is the 55-inch P55VT50 and the other is the 65-inch P65VT50. Both sets will have...

  • Panasonic Blu-ray player to launch with Netflix built-in
    Online

    Panasonic Blu-ray player to launch with Netflix built-in

    By 10 January 2012

    Netflix is nothing new to IPTV and Smart home cinema accessories; what is, however, is a dedicated button for it on the remote control. Shown off by Panasonic at this year's CES we figured it worth a mention, given it is Netflix a go go over in the UK...

  • Sigma Digital Neo series lenses will dress your Micro Four Thirds or NEX cameras
    Cameras

    Sigma Digital Neo series lenses will dress your Micro Four Thirds or NEX cameras

    By 10 January 2012

    Sigma has announced a new line of lenses called the Digital Neo, or DN for short. The new lenses mark the imaging company's entrance into the compact system camera market, bringing more lens choice to those with a Micro Four Thirds or Sony NEX E-mount...