Panasonic has announced their new 2005 line-up of handset phones. 8 new phones are included in the lineup with everything from changeable faceplates to higher resolution digital cameras.
The Visual Slim series – VS7 and VS3
The VS series will feature slim (19mm) clamshell design phones with changeable covers and high megapixel cameras.
The VS7 will feature a 2.5″ TFT display (16 million colors). Also featured will be a 2.0 megapixel camera with the ability to take 15-frame continuous shots. The VS3 features everything that the VS7 does except scaled down; 1.3-megapixel camera and 2.2-inch high-resolution LCD.
The Maximum Endurance series – MX7, MX6
The MX series features long battery life with the same slim style as the VS series. The phones are basically the same as the VS series except they have a more battery power.
The MX7 features a 2.5″ TFT (16-million colors) and a 2.0 megapixel camera with a 15-frame continuous shot ability. The MX6 features everything that the MX7 does except scaled down; 1.3-megapixel camera, a 2.2″ TFT and features messaging illumination SMS without compromising the battery life.
The Sporty Active series – SA7, SA6
The SA series is aimed at outdoor enthusiasts featuring a “sporty” design. Basically the phones are the same as the MX7 but they have a different outer shell.
The SA7 is basically the same as the MX7; 2-megapixel camera, 2.5″ TFT and long battery life. The SA6 has all the features of the MX6 but with a sporty finish.
The Sleek Color series – SC3, A210
The sleek SC series are minimalist style candy bar design phones aimed at consumers that don’t want to shell out the big bucks.
The SC3 features a 65,536-colour LCD and VGA digital camera. This phone also features messaging illumination and supports easy-to-input ‘Emoticon’ messaging, which adds picture characters (users can choose between 40 embedded ‘emoticons’) into SMS messages. The A210 is ultra-light (68g) candy bar style phone with a 65,536-colour LCD screen. This phone also features messaging illumination and easy-to-input ‘Emoticon’ picture messaging.