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HTC Raises Standard for Smartphones with HTC One, OtterBox Confirms Case Protection

FORT COLLINS, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The standard for smartphones has just been raised. At a global press conference today HTC revealed their latest innovation -- the HTC One, available beginning March 2013. With impressive HTC UltraPixel camera, remarkable HTC BoomSound™ with Beats Audio™, advanced infrared features of HTC Sense TV™, personal live stream from HTC BlinkFeed™ and a powerful quad-core Snapdragon™ processor, this device is predicted to impress. As an innovate leader in its own right, OtterBox® will provide a trusted lineup of HTC One cases, ensuring protection for the remarkable smartphone.

Part of the “made for HTC devices” global licensing program, OtterBox is a key partner that enables HTC to bring to market a comprehensive portfolio of accessories alongside the launch of iconic smartphones such as the new HTC One.

“OtterBox is proud to be part of the ‘made for HTC devices’ program in the protective case category,” OtterBox President and CEO Brian Thomas said. “This program allows for a close relationship during the development of HTC devices which enables OtterBox to deliver at time of launch and ensures our cases not only protect but also complement the features and functions of HTC’s industry-leading products.”

OtterBox will offer two case options for the HTC One as part of the “made for HTC devices” program.

The Commuter Series® will provide a slim, sleek and attractive enclosure for the HTC One. Protecting the smartphone with a hard polycarbonate plastic outer shell and an inner silicone layer, this case cushions the device during impact and absorbs shock. The Defender Series® will keep the device nearly unscathed with three layers of rugged protection. A high-strength screen protector is built into a sturdy polycarbonate shell which is then wrapped in a robust silicone outer layer. Included with the Defender Series is a holster-style swiveling belt-clip for convenient carrying or media viewing.

For more information about OtterBox cases for the HTC One, visit www.otterbox.com.

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. We’ve Got Technology Covered.


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