January 5, 2015 (Las Vegas, NV)Panasonic unveiled today four new additions to its already robust line-up of headphones at the 2015 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) including two new Drops 360’ premium-level in-ear models, a Bluetooth® model and the new FOLDZ line of ultra-compact on-ear headphones.  The FOLDZ line and in-ear models are available now at and availability of the Bluetooth model will be announced at a later date.


Panasonic FOLDZ On-Ear Headphones

The new Panasonic FOLDZ on-ear headphones (RP-DJS150M) features an ultra-compact design for on-the-go use with a 30mm Driver and Neodymium Magnets for powerful, high-impact sound. FOLDZ offer remarkable portability with ear cups that rotate with a swivel mechanism, to fold and fit compactly into the palm of your hand.  FOLDZ are ccompatible with iPhone, BlackBerry®, Windows Phone® and Android™ devices with a Switch for Call function to use the mic for smartphone conversations.


BTD5 Bluetooth® Headphones

Panasonic’s new RP-BTD5 Bluetooth Wireless Headphones’ NFC (Near-Field Communication) function allows one-touch pairing with smart devices.  The BTD5 features a 40mm Driver and Neodymium Magnets for impressive sound. Pairing is achieved by touching your smart device to the ear cup.  The lithium ion battery provides up to 40 hours of wireless use and included audio and USB charging cords enable extended use and easy recharging.


Drops 360’ Luxe & Drops 360’ Premium In-Ear Headphones

The Drops 360’ Luxe RP-HJX20 ultra-premium model is powered by a 13.5mm Coaxial Double Coil & Magnet Driver while the Drops 360’ RP-HJX5 model is powered by a 12mm Coaxial Double Magnet Driver.  Both models feature premium power & bass as well as a long-port ear piece for a more custom fit to minimize sound leakage.


Panasonic’s four new headphone models join its current range of headphones which offer products for every lifestyle from high-end audiophiles to fashion-conscious, active and fitness-focused consumers who want quality audio products everywhere they go.


For more information about Panasonic’s full line of headphones, visit the Panasonic CES website at and the Panasonic USA website at


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About Panasonic Consumer Electronics Company

Based in Newark, NJ, Panasonic Consumer Electronics Company is a division of Panasonic Corporation of North America, the principal North American subsidiary of Panasonic Corporation. The company offers a wide range of consumer solutions in the U.S. including products from Ultra HD 4K TVs, Blu-ray Disc Players, LUMIX Digital Cameras, Camcorders, Home Audio, Cordless Phones, Home Appliances, Wellness, Beauty, Personal Care products and more. In Interbrand’s 2014 Annual “Best Global Green Brands” report, the Panasonic brand ranked fifth overall --  the highest ranked electronics brand in the report.


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