Yamaha - Simple round Bluetooth speaker system

Yamaha is going to release a simple round Bluetooth speaker system (NX-B150) for ¥23,000 in late December.

It's a set of 2 satellite 4cm full-range speakers and a 13cm woofer. Maximum output of each satellite speaker is 7W×2 (4Ω, 1kHz, 10%THD), and that of the woofer is 15W (8Ω, 1kHz, 10%THD).

The units are designed in the motif of a spotlight.

Four colors (white, light blue, silver and black) will be available.

Pioneer - New red color model added to flagship Superior Club Sound headphones

Pioneer is going to add a new premium red color model (SE-MX9-R) to their flagship Superior Club Sound headphone series.

It will be released for about ¥33,000 in late January.

The Superior Club Sound series (SE-MX9) was originally out for sale in April 2014. It is designed to produce powerful heavy bass sound and beat with enhanced fashionability.

Autobacs to release Nogizaka46 car navigation system in a limited quantity

Idol group, Nogizaka46, is featured on a portable car navigation system - Nogizaka46 navi - that will be released exclusively by Autobacs on December 22.

The price is ¥39,800. Only 5,000 units will be available.

Nogizaka46 is a popular Japanese idol group known as an "official" rival of AKB48, and produced by Yasushi Akimoto, who also produces the AKB48 group.

Thanko - High-power portable headphone amplifier with 5000mAh mobile battery function

Thanko has released a portable device that combines a 5,000mAh mobile battery and 680mw+680mw high-power headphone amplifier for ¥34,800.

Even with high-end headphones, once you connect the headphones to a smartphone or music player, you are not able to hear music in optimum sound quality. The output of those devices cannot maximize the potential of quality headphones.

Thanko - Ultraminiature action camera anywhere you want

Thanko's new miniature camera can be installed anywhere you want.

For example, by attaching it on a radio-controlled plane, glasses, helmet, and even your dog's collar, you can record unique motion movies.

It's able to shoot high-quality 30fps movies (1280×720, H.264 codec) and photos (5200×3900). The motion detection function is perfect when in use as a surveillance camera.

The camera is controllable with the accompanying tiny remote control.