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  • Sanyo teases for new Xacti launch
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    Sanyo teases for new Xacti launch

    By 12 January 2009

    Sanyo has issued a teaser invite for an event that will see the global launch of the new Sanyo Xacti Dual camera range. Pocket-lint will be attending the event, so be sure to tune back in around the 21st for all the news on the new products...

  • Panasonic slashes profit prediction
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    Panasonic slashes profit prediction

    By 28 November 2008

    Panasonic has joined rival Sony in slashing its profit forecasts for this year. The electronics giant has cut its annual net profit forecast by a whopping 90% as well as announcing plans to restructure. The move apparently surprises investors, who had...

  • Sanyo XW57 projector finally gets US release
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    Sanyo XW57 projector finally gets US release

    By 12 November 2008

    The Sanyo XW57 projector was launched in Japan some time ago but has now, finally, been made available elsewhere. It delivers 2000 lumens brightness, a 1.2x optical zoom, as well as basic security features and thief protection. Video Inputs include D-Sub...

  • Panasonic confirms Sanyo takeover
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    Panasonic confirms Sanyo takeover

    By 10 November 2008

    Following rumours that talks for a takeover deal were taking place, Panasonic has confirmed it plans to acquire its smaller tech rival Sanyo. Although the deal has been confirmed, the financial agreement has not. Analysts suggest the takeover could cost...

  • Sanyo shows off PLC-XTC50L projector
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    Sanyo shows off PLC-XTC50L projector

    By 7 November 2008

    The Sanyo PLC-XTC50L projector is aimed at commercial users as its £4995 price tag suggests. This is the company's first machine to feature a new "Auto Lamp Selection System", which basically means you get 6000 hours of usage "without the need for lamp...

  • Panasonic to start talks to buy Sanyo
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    Panasonic to start talks to buy Sanyo

    By 3 November 2008

    Panasonic has begun talks to take control of rival Sanyo, according to Nikkei business daily reports. Panasonic plans to start negotiations with three major Sanyo shareholders, Goldman Sachs, Daiwa Securities SMBC, and Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corp this...

  • Sanyo launches "Albo" retro digi photo frame
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    Sanyo launches "Albo" retro digi photo frame

    By 28 October 2008

    Sanyo's HNV-M70 Albo digital photo frame has launched in Japan with a pleasing retro design. The Albo has a 7-inch 800 x 480 resolution LCD, 256MB of internal memory, 802.11b/g WiFi, RSS / e-mail reader, automatic screen rotation, a multicard reader and...

  • Sanyo's new 4LCD projector - the PLC-XP200L
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    Sanyo's new 4LCD projector - the PLC-XP200L

    By 2 October 2008

    Sanyo is claiming to have set a new benchmark in projector technology with its new 4LCD line-up. The first model to use the technology is the PLC-XP200L. 4LCD is an update of 3LCD, but adds an additional Liquid Crystal Colour Control Device to create...

  • Sanyo HD1010 camcorder on sale in UK
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    Sanyo HD1010 camcorder on sale in UK

    By 2 October 2008

    Sanyo's latest digital camcorder, the HD1010, is now on sale in the UK. The HD1010 captures full 1080i high-definition video (1920 x 1080) at 60fps. The ultra compact, ergonomic HD1010 features face-chaser technology for video and stills, a slow-mo video...

  • Sanyo introduced its "most advanced" full HD projector to date
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    Sanyo introduced its "most advanced" full HD projector to date

    By 22 September 2008

    Sanyo has announced what it is calling its most advanced full-HD home cinema projector to date. The PLV-Z3000 delivers 1920 x 1080 content and is also claimed to offer "incredibly smooth" projection "for even the fastest moving scenes" thanks to its eDynamic...

  • Sanyo Z3000 projector paraded in Japan
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    Sanyo Z3000 projector paraded in Japan

    By 16 September 2008

    Sanyo has added a new projector to its line-up, and this one, the Z3000, features "Dynamic Predictive Frame Interpolation Technology". For all of you who don't know (as in most of us), this means that the projector delivers images at a 120Hz turn over...

  • Sanyo extends Eneloop range in Japan
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    Sanyo extends Eneloop range in Japan

    By 2 September 2008

    Sanyo has extended its green Eneloop range in Japan with the launch of a plethora of new products. There's the new Eneloop solar light equipped with a USB power port, the Eneloop soft warmer with a rechargeable battery that works as a "small electrical...

  • Sanyo extends rechargeable battery line-up
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    Sanyo extends rechargeable battery line-up

    By 20 August 2008

    Sanyo has added a new bundle to its eneloop range of re-chargeable batteries. The new power pack contains 4 x AA cells, 2 x AAA cells , 2 x D-size adapters, 2 x C-size adapters and a quick charger - so everything you need to keep your gadgets juiced up....

  • Sanyo introduces full HD home cinema projector
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    Sanyo introduces full HD home cinema projector

    By 18 August 2008

    Sanyo has launched a new model for its LCD projector lineup. The PLV-Z700 is claimed to be an entry-level full HD home cinema projector, although we don't have a price as yet. Delivering 1080p (1920 x 1080) content, it is also claimed to offer contrast...

  • Sanyo's latest 720p HD camcorder - the DMX-HD800
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    Sanyo's latest 720p HD camcorder - the DMX-HD800

    By 30 July 2008

    The DMX-HD800 is the new 720p HD camcorder offering from Sanyo. Available in gold, pink or black, this 8-megapixel model includes Sanyos's "Face Chaser module" - which is a face detection tool. It also boasts an improved interface as compared to previous...

  • Sanyo launches 22-inch LCD TV with built-in DVD player
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    Sanyo launches 22-inch LCD TV with built-in DVD player

    By 16 July 2008

    Sanyo has launched the new CE22LD94DV-B LCD TV which has a 22-inch screen and built-in DVD player. Aimed at the second TV market, its smaller dimensions mean it's designed for kitchens or bedrooms with the integrated DVD player offering the option of...

  • Sanyo go weatherproof with new TV
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    Sanyo go weatherproof with new TV

    By 24 June 2008

    Looking to spend more time in the garden this summer but still watch TV? Sanyo has launched a weatherproof television to allow you to watch your soaps in the sun. The company has announced the launch of a new 52-inch 1080p model to complement its 42-inch...

  • Sanyo launches 52-inch waterproof LCD
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    Sanyo launches 52-inch waterproof LCD

    By 18 June 2008

    Okay, so technically this 52-inch bad boy, as just launched by Sanyo Stateside, is meant for commercial installations, but that doesn't mean you can't dream of having such kit in your backyard... The second-gen CE52SR1 LCD offers a sun-readable panel...

  • Sanyo Xacti HD1010 launches
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    Sanyo Xacti HD1010 launches

    By 5 June 2008

    Sanyo has debuted its second gen Full HD Xacti, the HD1010, described as an ultra-compact, full 1920 x 1080 (1080i) high-definition digital camcorder. The HD1010 features "Face Chaser" face detection technology for both video and stills, plus a new slow-motion...

  • Waterproof Sanyo Xacti CA8 camcorder launches
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    Waterproof Sanyo Xacti CA8 camcorder launches

    By 3 June 2008

    Sanyo has launched a new waterproof digital movie camera, the Xacti VPC-CA8. The new VPC-CA8 boasts improvements over previous models with the addition of a "Face Chaser" function for better auto-focus on people and an 8-megapixel CMOS sensor. Boasting...

  • Sanyo unveils 2008 range of LCD televisions
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    Sanyo unveils 2008 range of LCD televisions

    By 15 May 2008

    Sanyo has unveiled its new 2008 range of LCD televisions with four models featuring full 1080p HD resolution and a 19-inch model available with a built-in DVD player. The new LCD televisions are available in the company's widest ever selection of screen...

  • Sanyo launches waterproof camcorder
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    Sanyo launches waterproof camcorder

    By 18 April 2008

    In Japan, Sanyo has launched the waterproof Sanyo Xacti DMX-CA8, a camcorder that you can take into the water with you. The pocket-sized camcorder offers an 8-megapixel CMOS sensor and 5x optical zoom and records to MPEG4 AVC/H.264 at 60fps but in only...

  • Sanyo Xacti CG9 camcorder gets UK launch
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    Sanyo Xacti CG9 camcorder gets UK launch

    By 2 April 2008

    We saw this recently released in the Far East, but Sanyo's latest addition to its Xacti range - the CG9 digital movie camera - has now launched in UK. The Xacti CG9 is described as "an exceptionally easy-to-use and affordable" MPEG4 digital camcorder...

  • Sanyo launches Xacti CG9 camcorder
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    Sanyo launches Xacti CG9 camcorder

    By 19 March 2008

    Sanyo has launched the Xacti CG9 in the Far East and the States, describing it as an "exceptionally easy-to-use and affordable" offering. A MPEG4 digital camcorder with 9.1 megapixel still image capability, the CG9 features an advanced CMOS image sensor...

  • CES 2008: World's shortest throw distance LCD Projector starts shipping
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    CES 2008: World's shortest throw distance LCD Projector starts shipping

    By 7 January 2008

    Sanyo has announced its shipping what it claims is the World's shortest throw distance LCD Projector, the PLC-XL50 at CES in Las Vegas. How short is short? Well according to the company the PLC-XL50 need just 3-inches to create an 80-inch projection....