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As with Jeep's lackluster RT-300, Panasonic's portable Strada CN-GP50U GPS is probably better left on the shelf. We know, it'll be awfully tough to resist that magnificent 5-inch panel and the sleek black frame, but according to PC Mag, this thing is just so-so on its best day. For starters, the pr

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Just two days shy of their one-year birthday, Panasonic is introducing a couple of successors in the Strada F-Class line. Announced in Japan, the June-bound CN-HX1000D and CN-HW1000D are both destined for gaping holes in dashes and possess a 7-inch 800 x 480 resolution display, built-in Bluetooth,

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Just when you thought that no company in its right mind would bother entering the (way) over-saturated portable navigation market in the US now, along comes Panasonic to prove you wrong. The Strada CN-GP50U has already completed a European tour of duty, and now it's officially heading stateside and

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We've spent some quality time with Panasonic's previously-Europe only Strada CN-GP50N GPS unit at IFA, but a quick peek in the FCC's secret-ruining database shows that Panny's about to bring the 5-inch QVGA unit Stateside as the CN-GP50U, with all the same features and \"kinda fugly\" interface we t

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Panasonic's just announced a new mid-range, Strada-brand, in-dash GPS unit for the hometown crowd, the CN-HDS710TD. Following the European-spec'ed CN-GP50N we just spotted at IFA, this rolling entertainment center offers almost all of the functionality you could ask for, with a 40GB HDD, DVD / CD p

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Panasonic expanded its Strada line of GPS navigation/entertainment units at IFA this week, rolling out its new CN-GP50N aimed squarely at the European market. Filling out the face of this unit is a 5-inch QVGA touchscreen, which should give you a decent view of the 37 pre-loaded maps of European co

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Shortly after launching its first US in-car navigation system, Panasonic is doing it big yet again across the seas with its \"highest-end\" F-Class lineup. This well-spec'd trifecta sports a seven-inch VGA touchscreen, a PEAKS processor, an integrated TV tuner, boosted sensitivity compared to prior m

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Looking to establish itself as a \"leader in the U.S. mobile navigation market,\" Panasonic has finally launched its Strada CN-NVD905U, the company's first in-car GPS receiver for American consumers. Besides getting you from here to there using NAVTEQ maps on a 7-inch touchscreen, the 905U -- fir

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Panasonic just uveiled the TU-DTX300 in-car tuner, a world's first to pack 4 tuners and 4 antennas for maximizing digital terrestrial television reception while scootin' through Japan. According to Panny, reception along the 12 segments of each channel used to broadcast HDTV is improved by 1.8 time

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With Sharp throwing down a svelte in-car LCD ready to display nearly any automotive statistic (or roadtrip route) you'd ever need, and Chrysler planning to offer the MyGIG do-it-all device on upcoming vehicles, Panasonic is tossing in its own rendition to keep the competition on their heels. The St

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