Philips Inspires Personal Well-Being With Innovative Holiday Gift Ideas That Bring Simplicity to Everyday Life

Jun 09, 2010, 08:30 ET from Royal Philips Electronics

NEW YORK, June 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Better giving means better living with thoughtful holiday gift ideas from Philips. Delight your friends and family with gifts that complement their lifestyle - whether that means a perfectly groomed face, a healthy smile, a more motivating workout or street-art inspired headphones. Philips products are innovative yet simple to use, so your gifts can be enjoyed from the very first moment.

Gifts for every wish list are being unveiled today at Philips' annual Holidays in June ( preview event.

Guy-friendly grooming products

Looking great means feeling great with Philips Norelco shavers and groomers. The new Philips Norelco SensoTouch 3D line of razors combines Philips Norelco's expertise in shaving with the latest skin technology to deliver our most advanced shave yet. GyroFlex 3D, UltraTrack heads and SkinGlide are the three new technologies which distinguish SensoTouch 3D within the electric shave category and are at the core of the new design and technology The new SensoTouch 3D, answers the demands from today's style-conscious men for both an exceptionally close shave plus an advanced shaving experience that leaves the skin ultra smooth without irritation. The Philips Norelco SensoTouch 3D will retail for $199-$349 and SensoTouch will retail for $99-$149. The line will be available in September.

Get that perfectly lived-in look every day with Philips Norelco's new Vacuum Stubble and Beard Trimmer Pro, which offers maximum precision at any length while protecting the skin. The stylish design features a new comb with lengths from as short as 0 .5mm to 18mm for a fuller beard, allowing men to create their own distinctive look. It's the only stubble trimmer with a vacuum system to keep the counter clean. Available in August for $59.99.

Take grooming below the neck with the new Bodygroom Pro 2040, an all-in-one body grooming system that includes a dual-end design with a revolutionary 3-D pivoting shaving head on one end and an enhanced trimmer with improved cutting capabilities on the other. Made with hypo-allergenic materials, the pivoting shaving head reaches every contour of the body for a safe, close shave, and the premium trimmer features five length settings for a hassle-free trim on even the most sensitive body zones. Available now for $69.99.

Healthy smiles for the whole family

For healthy smiles that last long after the holiday season, brush up on the latest advances from Philips Sonicare. The new Sonicare For Kids® features Sonicare's proven technology in a brush that's specifically designed for children ages four to ten. With unique features such as a dual-grip handle and 'KidTimer' function that helps kids reach the recommended two-minute brushing time, parents can help teach their children effective brushing habits that will last a lifetime. Available now for $69.99 and replacement brush heads for $21.99.

The new Philips Sonicare FlexCare+ features the most advanced technology from the #1 Dental Professional recommended power toothbrush brand. It uses patented sonic technology to deliver results you can see and feel: smooth, clean, whiter teeth and the benefit of improved gum health in just two weeks. FlexCare+ also provides superior plaque removal and helps prevent gum recession. Available now for $169.99 and brush heads for $29.99.

Inspired by nature, perfected by research

Philips AVENT products offer parents the essentials for developing healthy feeding and eating habits in babies and toddlers.

Designed to support moms' choice on how to feed, Philips AVENT makes bottles and breast feeding products that can be used independently or in combination. The Philips AVENT Natural Feeding bottle is available in three sizes with a naturally shaped nipple that helps control milk flow. The bottle is clinically proven to reduce colic and nighttime fussing versus conventional bottles in 2 week old infants, making feeding easier and more comfortable. Available in two BPA-free options (PES and PP) for $9.99 - $19.99.

The Philips AVENT Double Electric Breast Pump with its double electronic pump allows for easy pumping that feels more natural for nursing mothers. The iQ Duo features a custom control setting that allows mom to choose the best combination of suction strength and speed and includes built-in memory for a consistently comfortable experience. Available now for $349.99.

Now, moms can stay with the brand they trust longer with the new Philips AVENT toddler mealtime family of products. The toddler range includes cups, bowls, plates and utensils developed in cooperation with a nutritionist and child psychologist to include the features that parents request most. Available in several educational storytelling designs and sizes for different stages of toddlerhood, the cups also feature interchangeable spouts – soft for transitioning from a bottle, and harder and bite-resistant for older toddlers.

Get fit and feel great

When you can't put a personal trainer under the tree, the Philips Activa is a great alternative to encourage a fit and healthy lifestyle. Philips Activa is a simple portable fitness device that helps motivate people to work out more frequently and with more intensity by providing real-time vocal feedback on their performance. With the free Philips Songbird or iTunes users can access all their favorite music, create customized playlists and event match music to their workout pace. Through instant vocal feedback, Philips Activa provides status updates on calories burned or distance, time and pace and a personalized coach to encourage every step along the way.

Exceptional sound; unparalleled design

Experience music the way the artist intended with complete clarity and a full range of emotion. Philips' new Fidelio Docking Speakers deliver a fully immersive listening experience so you don't miss a beat. They deliver on the promise of simplicity based on their ease of use. The unique aesthetic styling allows consumers to have product with a more complimentary look and feel to the home. Compatible with iPhones and iPods, Fidelio speakers offer premium sound for great value in any room setting and even on the go. Philips' range of Fidelio Docking Speakers are available now at prices from $69.99 to $499.99.

Inspired by everything from wetsuits to street art, the new Philips O'Neill Headphones are a standout with young adults who want to make a statement with their ear gear. Philips' new range of headphones fuses O'Neill's legendary heritage in design and durability with Philips' mastery of audio to create head-turning innovation for sound on the go.

Four new products make up the new range of Philips O'Neill headphones, all available in September. Flexible and tough headband headphones with wetsuit-inspired design, Philips – O'Neill Headphones: the STRETCH are available for $99.99. Philips – O'Neill Headphones: the SNUG are inspired by street art and digital media, featuring flawless fit and sound headband headphones. Available for $59.99. Powerful, discreet and expressive in-ear headphones (that are also iPhone™ and iPod™-friendly with inline control and microphone), Philips – O'Neill Headphones: the COVERT are available for $49.99. Philips – O'Neill Headphones: the SPECKED offer sound-isolating and durable, colorful in-ear headphones with silicon sleeves. Available for $29.99.

Give the gift of the ultimate HDTV viewing experience.

If your holiday gift list includes an HDTV home theater or gaming fan, Philips is now bringing its legacy of quality and technology innovation to a line of Philips HD essentials that will offer enhancement and protection for your HDTV experience, just what you need to get the most out of your HDTV. Most people don't realize that they need a certain type of cable or a surge protector for their equipment to maximize their viewing experience; make it easy for them and provide everything they need with these Philips HD essentials. Products range from the Simply Straight Wall Mount which makes hanging your flat panel as easy as 1-2-3, advanced HDMI cables with swivel heads for hard to reach places, multi-device universal remotes with simple set up, energy-saving surge protectors and an environmentally friendly LCD/Plasma Screen Cleaner.

Maximize your Notebook or Netbook on-the-go, at home or at the office

Wherever you are and whatever you are doing for work or for fun, the Philips Notebook Accessories range is designed to help you get the most out of your notebook or netbook. The range consists of notebook sleeves, a Notebook CushionSpeaker, several models of USB speakers, a Bluetooth enabled mouse, a webcam with cable management and a handy presenter – all with a stylish touch of technology.

All products are available now, at a range of great price points:  Philips Notebook Sleeve: $39.99, Philips CushionSpeaker: $69.99, Philips Notebook SoundBar: $39.99, Mac/PC compatible Desktop Notebook Speakers: $29.99, 2 megapixel Philips Notebook Webcam: $79.99, Philips Notebook Presenter: $79.99, headsets with customizable earshells: $29.99.  

About Royal Philips Electronics

Royal Philips Electronics of the Netherlands (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHI) is a diversified health and well-being company, focused on improving people's lives through timely innovations. As a world leader in healthcare, lifestyle and lighting, Philips integrates technologies and design into people-centric solutions, based on fundamental customer insights and the brand promise of "sense and simplicity". Headquartered in the Netherlands, Philips employs approximately 116,000 employees in more than 60 countries worldwide. With sales of US 32.3 billion in 2009, the company is a market leader in cardiac care, acute care and home healthcare, energy efficient lighting solutions and new lighting applications, as well as lifestyle products for personal well-being and pleasure with strong leadership positions in flat TV, male shaving and grooming, portable entertainment and oral healthcare. News from Philips is located at

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