Panasonic 2012 Gift Guide: Holiday Help for Making Your Wish List

Time has a way of flying and the winter holidays are almost here! Panasonic has something for everyone on your list – cameras, headphones, entertainment systems, beauty products and more.

Below, they’ve shared a selection of their top holiday gifts below for our readers.

Panasonic 2012 Holiday Gift Guide

Holiday memories are worth a thousand words

DMC-ZS20 LUMIX High Zoom Digital Camera

For those with the travel bug:Ensure each and every memory is captured in its true glory with a travel-friendly camera packed with features.Features:

  • 14.1 megapixel high-sensitivity MOS sensor
  • 20x Optical Zoom / 40x Intelligent Zoom with Power O.I.S
  • 3.0-inch touchscreen LCD
  • Light speed AF to capture even the most fleeting photo opportunities
  • Shoot Full HD (1080/60p) video with stereo mic
  • Travel mode with GPS and mapping function

Price: $379

DMC-TS4 LUMIX Tough Design Digital Camera


For the avid adventurer: The ultimate tool for exploring everything the great outdoors has to offer.Features:

  • Active design: Waterproof (12m), Shockproof (2m), Freezeproof (-10°C), Dustproof
  • 28 mm wide-angle LEICA lens
  • 3D still image recording
  • 12.1 megapixel high-speed CCD sensor
  • 9.3x intelligent zoom with Power O.I.S
  • Travel mode with GPS, altimeter, barometer, compass
  • Shoots HD video

Price: $349

DMC-GF5KK LUMIX Interchangeable Lens     Digital Camera


For the budding photographer: Amateur shutter bugs will love this camera’s combination of high-tech, easy-to-use options and professional features.Features:

  • 12.1 megapixel 4/3-type Live MOS sensor
  • 4.0 fps high-speed consecutive burst shooting
  • Light speed auto focus
  • Includes 14-42mm (35 mm equivalent: 28- 84 mm) lens
  • 3D photo capable with HFT012 lens
  • 23 scene modes and on-screen shooting tips
  • Full HD video with stereo MIC
  • Intelligent Auto (iA) mode ensures crisp, balanced colour

Price: $649

Tech the halls with HD video

HX-WA20 Active Style Camcorder

For the adrenaline seeker: From road trips to ocean adventures, this compact camcorder easily fits in a pocket to catch all of the action as it happens!Features:

  • Active design: Waterproof (3m), Dustproof, Underwater mode
  • Full HD 1080/60i recording onto SD memory cards
  • 15x intelligent zoom (5x optical zoom)
  • Electronic image stabilizer
  • 16.0 megapixel still photos with panorama shooting mode
  • Handheld night shots

Price: $379.99

HC-V100 High Definition Camcorder

For the family videographer: From baby’s first steps to graduation, capture special family memories with the press of a button.Features:

  • Full HD recording onto SD memory cards
  • 2.7-inch LCD screen
  • 32.5 mm Panasonic wide angle lens
  • 42x Intelligent zoom (34x optical zoom)
  • Intelligent auto mode with Power O.I.S. with active mode, scene selection and face detection
  • Long recording (approx. 155 minute) per charge

Price: $329.99

HC-X900M High Definition 3D-Ready Camcorder

For the aspiring filmmaker: Inspire budding filmmakers with a camcorder packed with advanced features – even 3D recording!Features:

  • Full HD recording to 32GB built-in memory or SD memory cards
  • F1.5 LEICA lens with 23x Intelligent zoom (12x optical zoom)
  • 3.5-inch touch panel LCD with 3D display
  • Full HD 3D recording with 3D conversion lens VW-CLT2 (sold separately)
  • Intelligent auto mode with HYBRID O.I.S.
  • 5.1ch Surround sound with zoom MIC

Price: $1,199.99

Bringing home the silver screen: TVs and home theatre systems for the holidays

TC-32LEW56 LED Television


For the condo dweller: Perfect for the kitchen, bedroom or bathroom, crystal clear picture quality in a compact 32-inch size is the gift that keeps on giving.Features:

  • Full HD 1080p picture on IPS LED LCD panel
  • Vivid colour creation
  • 3D Real sound
  • Wi-Fi ready
  • VIERA remote App capability
  • Energy Star Qualified®

Price: $749.99

TC-L47DT50 LED LCD Television

For the 3D enthusiast: Movies and sports buffs will love spending the afternoon immersed in crisp, colourful HD 3D picture.   Features:

  • IPS LED LCD progressive Full HD 3D panel
  • 3D Real Sound with 8-train speakers
  • VIERA Connect with built-in Wi-Fi
  • Vivid colour creation and wide angle viewing
  • Energy Star Qualified®

Price: $1,999.99

TC-P60ST50 Plasma Television

For the playoff junkie:  Following the puck (or golf ball) will be a cinch with this 60-inch high definition beauty. Features:

  • Full HD 3D screen
  • 1080p FULL HD resolution
  • VIERA Connect with web browser
  • Social Networking TV function
  • 3D Real Sound with 8-Train Speakers

Price: $2,499.99

VT Series Plasma Televisions

For movie maven: Featuring stunning 3D technology and a crystal clear picture, this TV was built to bring the beauty and sound of the silver screen home.Features:

  • THX® 3D certified and progressive Full HD 3D screen
  • Infinite Black Ultra and 24,576 shades of gradation for the ultimate in high contrast viewing
  • 3D Real sound with 8-train speakers
  • Built in networking via VIERA Connect and built in Wi-Fi
  • Stylish metal frame with one sheet of glass design

Price: $2,699.99 (55-inch) and $4,199.99 (65-inch)

DMP-BDT320 Full HD 3D Blu-ray Disc™ Player


For the movie lover:  What’s more relaxing during the holidays than watching your favourite movies in stunning HD (or 3D) in the comfort of your home? Features:

  • Full HD 3D Blu-ray disc playback
  • 2D-3D conversion from VIERA Connect™
  • On-line entertainment access (VIERA Connect™)
  • Wi-Fi ready
  • Smartphone remote control
  • Ultra slim design with slot-in drive

Price: $249.99 

SC-HTB450 Soundbar with Wireless Subwoofer

For the music guru: Music lovers will enjoy grooving to their favourite tunes with this slim and stylish home theatre system.Features:

  • Multi positional speakers for ultimate home-theatre set-up
  • Wireless music streaming with Bluetooth® technology
  • Pure brilliant sound with anti-jitter digital amplifier
  • Features VIERA Link™ for seamless connectivity to Panasonic televisions

Price: $399.99

SC-BTT490 Full HD 3D Blu-ray Disc™ Home Theatre System

For the home theatre fanatic: A top-of-the-line home theatre system that will bring music, movies and the Internet to life!Features:

  • 3D Surround effect
  • Pure brilliant sound with anti-jitter digital amplifier
  • Online entertainment access (VIERA Connect™)
  • Full HD 3D Blu-ray disc™ playback
  • VIERA Link™ for seamless connectivity to Panasonic televisions
  • Wireless ready for rear speakers (SH-FX71, sold separately)

Price: $699.99

Supersonic stocking stuffers

New! RP-DH1250 and RP-DJ1205

Technics Headphones



For the audiophile: Treat your ears to these truly iconic, Japanese engineered headphones that are a perfect combination of DJ quality and urban style.   RP-DH1250 Features:

  • Integrated swivel mechanism allows for free-style or single side monitoring
  • Foldable design is convenient for packing and carrying
  • Equipped with interchangeable DJ coiled and iPhone microphone cords
  • Wide, padded headband offers extreme comfort for extended wear

RP-DJ1205 Features:

  • Swing arm system and reversible house for single-side music monitoring
  • Water resistant design
  • Deep base with minimal distortion
  • DJ coiled cord and 24K gold-plated L-type stereo plug adaptor

Price: $299.99 (RP-DH1250) and $249.99 (RP-DJ1205)

RP-HS220 Stereo Sportclip/buds


For the athlete: Crystal clear sound in a stylin’ package – perfect for hitting the gym – or drowning out the holiday craziness! Features:

  • Water and sweat resistant
  • Elastomer hinge keeps headphones in place
  • Non-slip, comfortable silicon rubber caps
  • Side vertical mount speaker

Price: $39.99

Home for the holidays

Panasonic Beauty Collection

For the fashionista: Staying beautiful while on-the-go is now compact, stylish and easier than ever.  Features:

  • Heated Eyelash Curler, with 360-degree rotating wand, offers three curl options for beautiful, long lashes with staying power
  • Touch-Up Body Shaver can be used without water, and its convertible style head makes on-the-go shaving convenient!
  • Precision Facial Hair Trimmer’s dual blade system shapes eyebrows or trims unwanted facial hair while protecting skin for painless hair removal

Price: Heated Eyelash Curler ($39.99),Touch-Up Body Shaver ($39.99), Precision Facial Hair Trimmer ($39.99)

ES-LV81K Shaver


For the clean-cut guy: A sleek, high-tech toy that’s perfect for the man who loves a clean, smooth shave without the hassle of a manual razor. Features:

  • Panasonic’s first five-blade system is extremely fast and gentle on skin
  • Panasonic’s fastest 14,000cpm powerful linear motor powers through tough beards
  • Multi flexible active head follows contours of the face
  • Fully immersible for a wet or dry shave
  • Includes fully automatic self-cleaning and charging system

Price: $399.99

NI-E650TR Steam/Dry Iron



For the university student: The wrinkly look is out – even for university students. With the option to iron or steam, what’s not to love? Features:

  • U-Shape titanium coated soleplate with circulating steam feature – can even steam vertically!
  • Easy care features include: self-cleaning, auto 3-way shut-off and an anti-calcium system
  • Retractable power cord for easy storage
  • 1,200 watts help smooth even the toughest fabrics

Price: $49.95

EP-MA70 REAL PRO Massage Chair



For the hard working grandparent:A warm, relaxing thermal massage after a weekend chasing after the grandkids is pure heaven!Features:

  • Sophisticated full body massage and stretch programs
  • New thermal ceramic massage balls
  • Discrete fold away arm and leg rests
  • Auto body scanning system
  • Available in black or cream

Price: $6,999.99

NNSD291S & NNSE992S Inverter Microwaves


For the hard working mom: Stylish and sleek microwaves not only add to the décor but can be used to create delicious meals year-round.Both microwaves feature a blue LED light dial control system and a stainless steel fingerprint resistant finish that looks stylish in any kitchen.

Over-the-range features:

  • 2.0 cubic feet and 1100W of high power cooking capacity
  • Super powerful and quiet fan
  • Energy saving cooktop LED light
  • Sensor Cook with instant access (15 categories)

Countertop features:

  • 2.2 cubic feet and 1200W of high power cooking capacity
  • Electrostatic touch dial
  • Genius Sensor Reheat and Auto Cook

Price: $699.99 (NNSD291S) and $399.99 (NNSE992S)

New! NB-G110P FlashXpress Toaster Oven


For the home cook: Whether it’s a family brunch or a late-night snack, this toaster oven is a staple for the family kitchen! Features:

  • Double infrared heating for fast and even cooking. No preheating necessary.
  • Interior light allows users to view food while cooking
  • Digital timer and temperature settings
  • Six auto cook menus including toast, pizza, waffle and hash brown

Price: $149.99

KXTG4771B Expandable answering system

For the home business owner: Packed with features and stylish looks, staying connected from the comfort of home doesn’t have to be complicated – or expensive. Features:

  • Panasonic DECT PLUS technology provides better quality and longer range signals
  • Corded handset on base operates during a power failure
  • Hands-free speakerphone on handset and base unit
  • Expandable up to 6 handsets (additional handsets sold separately)
  • Amplified receiver, Talking caller ID, Call block, Night mode and Digital answering system

Price: $89.99

KX-TG7732S Telephone System


For the social butterfly: The chatterbox in the family will love making and receiving cell phone calls on their home handset so their cell phone stays charged and ready-to-go when they hit the town.  Features:

  • Links up to two cell phones via Bluetooth
  • Allows you to use either cordless handset to make and receive cell phone calls
    Bluetooth headset capability
  • Phonebook and ring tone download from cellular phone
  • Amplified receiver, Talking caller ID, Call block and Digital answering system

Price: $109.99