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OtterBox Case Keeps Amazon Kindle Fire Fans Stoked

FORT COLLINS, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--For the device that set the mobile world ablaze by bridging the gap between e-readers and tablet computers, OtterBox® introduces Defender Series® protection for the Amazon Kindle Fire.

“OtterBox is known for creating the industry’s most rugged and reliable products for mobile technology,” OtterBox Industrial Engineer Cameron Magnus said. “The Kindle Fire’s remarkably clean design gave us a blank canvas to work with. Every layer of the Defender Series was designed to add to the aesthetic and ergonomic appeal of the Kindle Fire.”

Memory foam pads cradle the device in a sturdy, easy-to-install polycarbonate shell, while a robust silicone skin absorbs shock and protects ports from dust and dirt. The outer silicone layer features angular texture pads that add grip to all four edges of the case. The case also features an integrated screen protector to keep the Kindle Fire’s seven-inch display free of scratches and smudges.*

The Defender Series for Amazon Kindle Fire includes a polycarbonate shield stand that supports viewing in portrait or landscape mode and functions as a durable screen shield when the device is not in use. The release points of the stand are ergonomically designed for increased ease of use.

“One of the most important things to a case user, next to scratch and drop protection, is functionality,” Magness said. “A case needs to allow for complete, uninhibited device use and OtterBox cases do that while providing the best protection available.”

For more information, visit www.otterbox.com.

Additional Information for the Defender Series for Amazon Kindle Fire:

Environmental Protection:

Drop and shock – protects device against drop, shock and bump

Dust intrusion – dust does not enter in a sufficient quantity to interfere with satisfactory operation of device

Water protection – not tested or recommended for water protection

Approximate Weight (case only):

9.76 oz (276.69 g)

Approximate Dimensions (case only):

7.80 in x 5.08 in x 0.82 in (198.1 mm x 129.0 mm x 20.8 mm)

About OtterBox:

Built upon fundamentals of hard work, innovation and perseverance, OtterBox is a leader in the production of premier protective solutions for global handheld manufacturers, wireless carriers and distributors.

Incorporating creativity and cutting-edge design into every product, OtterBox creates sleek and durable cases that offer reliable device protection to complement any lifestyle.

OtterBox was founded in 1998 and is headquartered in Fort Collins, Colo. In 2010 OtterBox established an EMEA headquarters in Ireland and an APAC headquarters in Hong Kong.

For more information, visit www.otterbox.com or call 888-695-8820. We’ve Got Technology Covered.

Notes:

*Defender Series cases NOT protected against water. Will provide some added protection against drop, bump and shock.

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CONTACT:
OtterBox
Kelly Richardson, 970-372-1875
kelly.richardson@otterbox.com