Irvine, Calif. - Hannspree,
best known as a manufacturer of LCD TVs with novelty design styling, said
Tuesday that it has opened a storefront on Amazon.com.
Amazon is using its
position on the e-commerce-giant's Web site by showcasing Hannspree's 28-inch
HANNS Basketball TV, 28-inch HANNS Apple TV, and the recently launched
10.1-inch HANNSpad tablet. Each item carries a special $299.99 retail price,
including shipping, in celebration of the new relationship.
More products will be added to the storefront in the coming
months, Hannspree said.
The launch celebration includes substantial discounts on the
regular price of the listed products, Hannspree said.
The basketball and apple-shaped televisions are positioned at items
well suited to metropolitan lofts, kid's rooms, or sports-themed living rooms.
Both products feature a full 1080p high-definition television
that is fully encased within the brilliant cutting-edge apple or genuine
leather-clad basketball design.
The TVs feature a 10,000:1 dynamic contrast ratio and two HDMI
The HANNSpad tablet is based on the Android operating systems and
provides multi-touch functionality with 16GB of available storage.
Resolution is listed at 1024-by-600 pixels on a 10.1-inch LED
backlit screen. Online access is enabled through WiFi and Bluetooth 2.1
"Establishing an Amazon storefront allows us to offer our
stylized designer products to the biggest shopping audience in the world," stated
Jon Bekefy, Hannspree marketing manager. "More consumers now have direct access
to our engaging and beautiful products and this is just the first step in our
exciting plan for Hannspree in 2011. We want everyone to be able to enjoy our
sense of style and creative design."