Panasonic: Father’s Day Gift Guide 2013

Father’s Day is Sunday, June 16.

Celebrate Dad with some shiny and new tech from Panasonic! If you’re stuck for a gift idea this Father’s Day, Panasonic has you covered with some neat gadgets Dad would love.

Panasonic: Father’s Day Gift Guide 2013

High Zoom Digital Camera – DMC-FZ200K

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Why dad needs it: Give dad the gift of photography with this fully loaded bridge camera – it has tons of features that will unleash his inner shutterbug.


  • High quality LEICA 25 mm wide angle lens with 24x optical zoom
  • F2.8 aperture throughout the entire zoom range, providing superb image quality
  • 12.1 MP high sensitivity MOS sensor for quick response and excellent low light capture
  • Light Speed Auto Focus and 12 fps in burst mode means that you won’t miss those fleeting images
  • Creative filter effects  in pre and post production as well as creative panorama mode
  • Full 1080p HD video with stereo MIC

Price: $599.99

HD 3D Blu-ray Disc Player – DMP-BDT500


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Why dad needs it: For the dad who loves watching movies, this full HD 3D Blu-ray disc player offers an ultra-high-quality digital cinema viewing experience from the comfort of home.


  • Full HD 3D Blu-ray playback
  • 2D-3D conversion  
  • High clarity sound
  • Built in Wi-Fi
  • Smartphone and touchpad remote control
  • Multi-user mode
  • Fast booting & loading

Price: $499.99

42″ Full HD 3D SMART VIERA LED Television – TC-L42ET60

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Why dad needs it: Dad will love this new super slim LED TV. With the highest quality picture and breadth of viewing options available, he’ll be the envy of his friends all hockey, (and baseball and football!) season long.


  • Stylish LED panel with narrow bezel and metal frame
  • 2D-3D conversion and polarized 3D for easy enjoyment of 3D content with friend and family
  • Advanced wide viewing angle
  • Swipe & Share 2.0 for easy sharing of photos, videos and online content
  • Web browser
  • Built-in wireless LAN  
  • Media player

Price: $1,099.99

Wireless Bluetooth / AirPlay speaker system – SC-NE3 

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Why dad needs it: Give dad the complete at-home theatre experience with this wireless speaker system that will have him feeling like he’s right in the action.


  • Stream music via DLNA, AirPlay or Bluetooth technology
  • Panasonic music streaming app makes playback simple
  • Pure dynamic sound
  • 2-way speaker system
  • Direct vocal surround sound

Price: $299.99

Wireless Bluetooth speaker system – SC-NP10

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Why dad needs it: With this wireless Bluetooth speaker system, dad can enjoy his favourite movies and music stored on his tablet or smartphone, in high quality dynamic sound.


  • 2.1 CH Bass and dynamic sound with integrated subwoofer
  • Universal tablet stand (landscape / portrait) with sleek metallic finish
  • Stream music via Bluetooth technology from a compatible smartphone or tablet
  • High quality sound and surround playback
  • 2 USB ports for charging

Price: $199.99

Camcorder – HC-V720K

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Why dad needs it: Give dad the ultimate camcorder to meet his on-the-go needs. Wi-Fi enabled with a wide angle lens, 20MP stills and full 1080p HD recording, this camcorder will ensure dad doesn’t miss a minute of the action!


  • Full HD recording to SD memory cards
  • Wide 28 mm F1.8 lens with 21x optical zoom and 50x intelligent zoom
  • 3.0” LCD touch panel (460k)
  • Wi-Fi enabled with NFC for quick connections
  • Hybrid O.I.S. plus Active Mode for blur free video
  • Level Shot for consistently level video footage
  • 5.1 ch Surround sound with zoom MIC

Price: $599.99

Cordless Bluetooth Phone – KX-TG7872S

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Why dad needs it: Give dad the gift that will keep him connected, a Panasonic Cordless Bluetooth phone. With the Link-to-Cell function, he can answer his Smartphone calls from any handset in the house.


  • Bluetooth link to smartphone with text alert
  • 16 min all digital answering system
  • Power outage backup
  • USB port for charging your cell phone
  • Large White backlit LCD screens on handsets and base unit

Price: $129.99 for two handsets; $159.99 for three handsets