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Panasonic packs Wi-Fi Skype phone with travel router

Panasonic has become the latest cordless-phone maker to offer a Skype-friendly Wi-Fi model. All the usual VoIP facilities are present and correct, but the KX-WP1050 also comes - all in a natty case - with a travel router.

Panasonic KX-WP1050 Wi-Fi Skype cordless

The handset supports the WPA wireless security system and prioritises VoIP traffic over the wireless network.

The KX-WP1050's 730mAh battery yields 4.5 hours' talk time and 55 hours on stand-by, Panasonic claimed. It can be charged through any spare USB port.

Panasonic KX-WP1050 Wi-Fi travel router

The kit costs $400 from Panasonic US' online store.

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