Panasonic | South China Morning Post
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Panasonic was founded in 1918, and is now one of Japan’s largest electronics group and in 2012 was its biggest corporate employer. It is one of the world’s top five television makers and one of the world’s top 20 semiconductor manufacturers.

Slimmed-down Singing Diners ready to turn tables on rivals

Singing Diners finally looks to have won the battle of the bulge, which should allow the promising gelding to return to his best in the Panasonic Joba Handicap (1,400m).

Saturday, 3 November, 2007, 12:00am

Company with a cause

As vice-chairman of Shun Hing Electronic Holdings, David Mong Tak-yeung expects to attend any number of lengthy meetings during the year with the management and corporate advisers to scrutinise budgets and sales projections, or formulate strategic plans.

However, one chance encounter a few months ago gave him a new insight into the overall state of the business.

22 Sep 2007 - 12:00am

Smooth the Way

Ingenious ideas to make your journey just that little bit more pleasurable.

SC-X300L DivX Camcorder by Samsung HK$4,980

Toughbook-30 by Panasonic HK$37,000

Noise cancellation headphones by Bose HK$3,840

Nuvi 680 personal travel assistant by Garmin from US$1,070

4 May 2007 - 12:00am

Small but powerful

As the pioneer of the tiny all-in-one camcorders with their D-Snap series of devices using SD cards as memory, Panasonic continues to evolve the platform with a new model which puts the emphasis on video quality.

The new Panasonic SDR-S100 is touted as the world's first three-CCD camcorder that uses an SD card as its memory media.

11 Sep 2005 - 12:00am


Twenty-four aspiring journalists from Primary Four to Six of Tai Po Old Market Public School visited electronics distributor Shun Hing Group on May 22 (pictured below).

18 Jun 2004 - 12:00am

Dutch plasma TVs the cheaper choice

If you have a modest budget but would like to own an LCD or plasma TV, the most likely choice would be Philips, a reliable brand that does not charge a premium like Japanese makers Sony, NEC and Panasonic.

27 Jan 2004 - 12:00am

Dutch plasma TVs the cheaper choice

Product: Philips LCD TV 150 T4FS and 170 T4FS Price: $3,690 for the 150T and $8,990 for the 170T Pros: Flat, slim design; good integrated speakers and great value for money Cons: Reports of software glitches

26 Jan 2004 - 12:00am

Mini camcorder holds its own against the sun

The VL-Z7E mini digital video (DV) camera from Sharp is not just a good-looking piece of portable property, it is a solid piece of technology that performs well.

If you are shopping for a DV camcorder, the Sharp VL-Z7E should be on your shortlist for its high-resolution video, ease of handling and operation and low price tag compared with a Sony camcorder.

3 Jun 2003 - 12:00am

Go D-snap happy at pocket prices

Few of us can be bothered to carry video cameras around, no matter how useful they may be. But leave it to Panasonic to shrink a video camera to fit both your budget and your pocket.

The SV-AV30 has been on Japanese shelves for several weeks, but it is also starting to appear in Hong Kong malls, courtesy of the local grey market.

14 Jan 2003 - 12:00am

Picture perfect

A FRIEND AND I HAVE a habit, during our lunchtime wanderings, of conducting the ritual of the plasma television price check at the electronics shops. 'Thirty-five thousand,' my friend will say. 'They're coming down.'

27 Oct 2002 - 12:00am

Shop rip-off reflects badly on Hong Kong

I would like to share with readers an unpleasant incident which I experienced on my last trip to Hong Kong in April. As I am a household appliances importer in Argentina, I make frequent business trips to the SAR. On my last trip, I decided to buy a digital camera and checked prices in video stores around Nathan Road. Eventually, I chose a Sony model at a shop in Haiphong Road.

4 May 2000 - 12:00am

AdMart in new row over 'Japanese' TVs

Home-shopping service AdMart may have breached trade description laws by incorrectly stating the countries of manufacture of at least three Japanese TV models.

Three models by Toshiba, Panasonic and Sharp were advertised in a newspaper supplement on Friday as being made in Japan.

26 Oct 1999 - 12:00am

Panasonic goes for ultra-bright

The Panasonic LCD projector PT-L797 is an ultra-bright model featuring 1600 ANSI lumens. The new projector features a proprietary technology which combines the power of two light-intensity light sources, improving colour reproduction. It has an optimal resolution of 1280x1024 and is Mac compatible.

13 Apr 1999 - 12:00am

Does the recording job, pity about the sound

Do you get your best ideas while driving, eating or when your hands are otherwise too occupied to jot them down? Panasonic's ultra-light, ultra-petite digital IC Recorder may be for you.

9 Mar 1999 - 12:00am

24 rice cookers clinched 15-year link

GUEST of honour at this year's National Panasonic Cup day will be a family of the family that brought the world an amazing array of electric and electronic gadgets and now-indispensable household products.

28 Oct 1995 - 12:00am