FORT COLLINS, Colo., Dec. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boasting breakthrough Touch ID technology and the thinnest profiles yet, the newest Apple iPads are more powerful than ever. OtterBox®, the No. 1-most trusted case brand for smartphone protection in the U.S. and Canada, announces dependable protection with the Defender Series® for iPad® mini 3.1 These custom-engineered cases are available now to secure both devices and deliver peace of mind while on the go.
"Apple continues to amaze us with thinner, faster and more beautiful devices," said OtterBox President and CEO Pete Lindgren. "OtterBox strives to parallel this innovation by providing trusted protection for every Apple device, ensuring that every time an Apple falls, OtterBox is there to protect it."
The Defender Series provides rugged, triple-layer protection to withstand even the roughest of lifestyles. A built-in screen protector fully encloses the tablet display to guard against scratches while allowing full functionality of the home button and Touch ID. The polycarbonate shell and shock-absorbing slip cover defend against accidental drops and shock.2 The Defender Series also includes a shield stand for added screen protection that doubles as a media stand for viewing and typing.
Founded in 1998 with a line of dry boxes, OtterBox® has evolved into the No. 1-selling case for smartphones in the U.S. and a global leader in mobile device protection.3 Its diverse lineup of protective solutions for handheld technology protect, connect and enable a mobile world. OtterBox has been a seven-time honoree on the Inc. 5000 list of fastest growing private companies in the U.S. and was named one of "America's Most Promising Companies" by Forbes Magazine. The company is headquartered in Fort Collins, Colo., with offices in San Diego; Boston; Cork, Ireland; and Hong Kong.
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1 No. 1-most trusted case brand source: The NPD Group/U.S. Consumer Tracking Service, 1/2011-12/2013
2 Defender Series NOT protective against water. Will provide added protection against bump, drop and shock.
3 No. 1-selling smartphone case source: The NPD Group/Retail Tracking Service: Cell Phone Device Protection/Units Sold 1/2012-12/2013
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