Panasonic Unveils New Consumer Telephones with Exclusive Contact Syncing Features
New Technology Exclusive to Panasonic Phone Systems Allow for Enhanced Phone Communication
SECAUCUS, NJ – Panasonic System Networks Company of America today announced the KX-TG9470 series multi-line answering system with an exclusive Contact Sync feature that allows for interoperability with Microsoft Outlook. Also announced today was the KX-TG6670 series single line phone with digital answering system, which offers new exclusive features designed to enhance a consumer’s communication experience.
The new KX-TG9740 series is a multi-line answering system that includes one corded and one (KX-TG9471B) or two (KX-TG9472B) cordless handsets. Contact Sync, a feature exclusive to Panasonic KX-TG9470 series, lets users connect the phone to a PC allowing for incoming calls to trigger a pop-up contact in Microsoft Outlook, making caller information and notes from previous conversations available at users’ fingertips. This unique feature also offers users the ability to make outgoing calls directly from their computer by clicking on a contact name in the Outlook address book.
Additional key phone features include a large white backlit LCD on the base unit which allows users to easily see who is calling at a quick glance and Call Block which gives users the ability to store unwanted callers’ numbers into the caller ID’s Call Block list to eliminate future pesky phone calls. A Two-Line operation function is perfect for small business or home office, allowing two conversations to be held at once on separate lines using the corded and cordless handsets.
“People are constantly connected to email and computers, especially those who have at-home businesses or telecommuting careers. With new features like Contact Sync, Panasonic is helping to integrate computer features with phone technology, allowing users to easily communicate with the push of a button or click of a mouse,” said Bill Taylor, President, Panasonic System Networks Company of America. “We are setting a new standard for the way that consumers and business owners communicate and, as a brand leader, are proud to continuously provide innovative products that offer simple communication solutions to meet the demand of consumers.”
Additionally introduced today was the KX-TG6671B and KX-TG6672B Single Line with Digital Answering System with one corded and one or two cordless handsets. Exclusive model features include DECT 6.0 Plus Technology which takes the superb sound quality and outstanding range of DECT 6.0 to a new level with an increased frequency of error correction up to 60 times, improving sound quality and extending transmission range. Intelligent Eco Mode automatically lowers power consumption when the handset is being used close to the base unit, extending the available talk time and prolonging battery life. The exclusive Range Boost technology extends transmission range by up to 20% compared to previous generation phones. Additional features of the new series include Power Back-Up Operation on the base unit, Talking Caller ID and Tone Equalizer which allows the user to control the bass, mid-range or treble tones for enhanced call quality.
The suggested retail price of KX-TG9471B is $179.95, KX-TG9472B is $229.95 and the KX-TG6671B is $79.95 and KX-TG6672B is $99.95. All new phone models will be available as of September 9, 2011 on www.Panasonic.com.
About Panasonic System Networks Company of America
Based in Secaucus, NJ, Panasonic System Networks Company of America is a unit of Panasonic Corporation of North America, the principal North American subsidiary of Panasonic Corporation (NYSE: PC). A comprehensive business-to-business solutions provider, the company develops and delivers reliable, affordable, and flexible solutions for communication, collaboration, security and productivity. The complete suite of solutions addresses Cloud-based services, other home and business communications, security and surveillance systems, retail information systems, office productivity solutions, and high definition visual conferencing, keeping Panasonic customers connected, informed, accessible and secure. Information is available at www.panasonic.com/psna. Additional company information for journalists is available at www.panasonic.com/pressroom.
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