sanyo archives (14 posts)



Panasonic and Sanyo get $spanked$ for lithium ion battery price fixing, July 21, 2013
I'm sure I'm not the first to have noticed some funky pricing with lithium ion rechargeable batteries. Some were priced as if they were worth their weight in gold and other precious metals. It turns out, there was some anti-free-market... Continue

Panasonic News: Sanyo digital cameras business to be ejected (and GH3 delayed), December 13, 2012
About a month ago, Panasonic announced five-figure layoffs and also plans to sell/shutdown/divest non-profitable and non-salvageable business units and such. Fast-forward to today, and Reuters Tokyo reports that Panasonic is going to sell the Sanyo digital camera making business to... Continue

Panasonic Survivor: Sanyo OEM digital camera business will go independent, April 25, 2012
A few months ago, Panasonic nom-nom'ed Sanyo (you probably won't hear this "business term" on CNBC or WSJ), but it turns out, there have been some problems with the digestion. More specifically, problems threatening the Sanyo OEM (original equipment manufacturer)... Continue

New Eneloop Pro and Plus announced in Japan, June 11, 2011
Eneloop fans in Japan will be jumping through loops as Sanyo of House Panasonic has announced two new Eneloop battery lines, the Pro line, with a more pro-looking black finish, and the Plus line, which includes overheating protection ideal for... Continue

Panasonic announces more Sanyo camcorder sticks under its banner, May 28, 2011
With the Cisco Flip going away, the remaining manufacturers of camcorder sticks have been trying to grab mindshare and marketshare to fill the Flip void. Panasonic already announced a few new models in mid-February, with different markets getting different models.... Continue

Panasonic reveals new camcorder sticks and such (absorbing Sanyo butterfly-wings?), February 14, 2011
Panasonic has revealed a new series of camcorder sticks and camera-video hybrids and it looks like they have "absorbed" some of the "butterfly wing" (flip out LCD) technology from their recent purchase of Sanyo! These are headlined by the waterproof... Continue

New Sanyo camcorder stick with a 3X digicam zoom lens, August 20, 2010
Sanyo, a big fan of hybrid camera+camcorders creatures, went in yet another different direction with the announcement of the new Sanyo VPC-PD2BK camcorder stick which has a 3X optical zoom - the type of a lens you see on a... Continue

New Sanyo DMX-CA100 is first full-HD waterproof camcorder hybrid thing, May 28, 2010
Sanyo has revealed the new DMX-CA100, a 14mp hybrid camera/camcorder thing, with 1920x1080 video recording and a waterproof body. Continue

Three new Sanyo P&S models (X1420, X1220, S122), February 23, 2010
Sanyo has revealed three new point and shoot digital cameras in Europe. Continue

New Sanyo DSC-X1250 is yet another P&S digicam, December 20, 2009
Sanyo has revealed the new Sanyo DSC-X1250 in Japan. This is a basic P&S digital camera. Continue

Panasonic officially grabs the Sanyo reigns and becomes PanaBorg, December 10, 2009
Panasonic is officially grabbing the Sanyo reigns. Continue

New Sanyo Eneloop batteries jump to 1500 recharges (Japan only), October 6, 2009
The new version of the Sanyo Eneloop rechargeable AA and AAA batteries that will go out in Japan in mid-November will support 1500 recharges. Continue

New Sanyo Xacti hybrid camera/camcorders flooding the market today, January 21, 2009
Sanyo announced five new hybrid camera/camcorder models today, two of which record 1080p @ 60fps, and two of which can function underwater. Continue

New Sanyo Xacti hybrid (dual-camera) line to be unveiled on January 21, January 12, 2009
Sanyo will be announcing their new "hybrid' camera/camcorder (dual-camera) line-up on January 21st, 2009. Continue

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