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P&F Unveils New Philips Soundbar Offering the First Android Streaming Home Theater Experience That Directly Streams Movies From Android Devices to the TV
[January 10, 2012]

P&F Unveils New Philips Soundbar Offering the First Android Streaming Home Theater Experience That Directly Streams Movies From Android Devices to the TV

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Today at the 2012 Consumer Electronics Show (CES), P&F is unveiling the new Philips Soundbar, the world's first soundbar to seamlessly stream movies directly from an Android phone or tablet to the TV. Designed with convenience in mind, the new Philips Soundbar (CSS5123) is the answer to the demands of modern living with the simplicity of a simple touch of the finger. Perfect for those with a large library of movies on hard disks, PCs, tablets or smart phones, the Soundbar brings the luxury of a cinema into the home.

(Photo: ) "Consumers want simplicity and want their technology to work together," said Todd Richardson, senior vice president of sales and marketing for P&F, exclusive licensee for Philips consumer televisions and home theaters in North America. "With tablet sales on the rise and the increase of applications on smart phones, we are excited to offer the first Soundbar solution that offers Android(TM) streaming. There are plenty of "one bar" solutions on the market, but we recognize the consumer want to save space without compromising sound. Philips labs have done an amazing job making this a true Soundbar Home Theater." Philips Soundbar Home Cinema Speaker with Android streaming Packed with convenient features, the new Philips Soundbar Home Cinema Speaker with streaming function will even appeal to individuals who have never dreamt of owning their own home cinema. Content stored in an Android tablet, Android smart phone or PC, can be released from any DLNA-enabled device with SimplyShare and the built-in Wi-Fi functionality and enjoy them on the big screen. Thanks to the integrated smart media player, you can also hook up a portable hard drive or thumb drive to enjoy your media files.

Equipped with virtual surround sound technology, you're guaranteed a realistic movie experience so you can lose yourself in the action. Designed to fit any modern room decor, its unique oval design is so thin it fits perfectly in front of the TV and it won't block the picture. For an even better sound, use the built-in stand to tilt the Soundbar up at an angle. Meanwhile, the wireless subwoofer ensures excitement for every movie with stellar bass.

The CSS5123 is compatible with TVs, BD/DVD players, gaming consoles and MP3 players, meaning you'll never have to settle for anything less than a great sound whether you're watching a movie, listening to a new album, catching up on the latest TV series or playing a game.

The CSS5123 will be available in April with a suggested retail price of $349.99.

About P&F P&F is a subsidiary of the Funai Electric Co., LTD, Inc. and is the exclusive licensee for Philips consumer televisions and home theater and Philips Hospitality in North America. Funai Electric Co., Ltd., established in 1961, is headquartered in Osaka, Japan and is listed in the Tokyo Securities Exchange First Section (6839). In addition to the consumer electronic product brands sold by FUNAI Corporation and the products sold by other FUNAI sales and marketing companies in Asia, Europe, and South America, Funai Electric Company, Ltd. is a major original equipment manufacturer (OEM) supplier for appliance, consumer electronics, computer, and computer peripheral companies on a global basis.

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