FORT COLLINS, Colo., Aug. 18, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- It takes a lot to become the No. 1-most trusted case brand in smartphone protection.1 OtterBox cases undergo a minimum of 238 hours of testing across at least 24 rigorous tests in a state-of-the-art testing facility, with results backed by an independent third-party test lab. Now, with OtterBox Certified Drop+ Protection, OtterBox lifts the veil on the rigorous testing performed to ensure each case is dependable and durable when needed most.
OtterBox Certified Drop+ Protection is the seal of engineered confidence that demonstrates OtterBox case designs undergo a myriad of tests to provide lasting, trusted protection from drops, bumps, scratches and dings. At the OtterBox design center in Fort Collins, Colo., engineers are passionate about crafting great products, and they put each design to the test multiple times throughout the process.
OtterBox case designs are tested for UV exposure, extreme temperature, jeans pocket wear, abrasion, drop and so much more.
"Every case design goes through rigorous testing in our labs to create products that withstand drops, skids, slides and bumps," said OtterBox President and CEO Pete Lindgren. "OtterBox Certified Drop+ Protection means that OtterBox cases are tested by us and built for you, standing up to the rough-and-tumble, hectic, non-stop lifestyles of today's smartphone users. OtterBox delivers the gold standard in mobile technology protection, and it's our promise to you that our products go through a level of design, development and testing that sets the bar in our industry."
The on-site, state-of-the-art testing lab houses various equipment, including a custom-built tumbler, thermal shock absorber, accelerated aging environmental chamber, as well as UVA and UVB exposure machines. Each machine is designed and calibrated to perform specific tests to ensure that each product stands up to the wear, tear and daily abuse to which a smartphone is subjected.
Recognizing that not every smartphone user is the same, OtterBox has built a diverse lineup of cases, all of which carry the OtterBox Certified Drop+ Protection seal of approval. From the rugged Defender Series to the slim and stylish Symmetry Series, every case goes through the gauntlet of tests to ensure trusted OtterBox protection and durability. The full product lineup is available at otterbox.com.
OtterBox fans are the ultimate real-world product testers. From falling off of a motorcycle to crashing into a concrete wall, OtterBox product testimonials highlight extreme user success stories.3 For more information, unique product experiences or to share an OtterBox story visit otterbox.com/protection.
Starting 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.2 Its diverse lineup of protective solutions for smartphone and tablet devices is the result of precision engineering, diligent testing and continual technological advancement, giving technology users the confidence to make the most of their mobile world. OtterBox is 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.
For more information, visit otterbox.com. Protecting your mobile world.
1 No. 1-most trusted smartphone case brand source: The NPD Group/U.S. Consumer Tracking Service, 4/2014 – 03/2015
2 No. 1-selling smartphone case source: The NPD Group/Retail Tracking Service: Cell Phone Device Protection/Units Sold 4/2014 – 3/2015
3 OtterBox testimonials are individual experiences, submitted by a customer of Otter Products LLC. It may not reflect the typical purchaser's experience, nor is it intended to represent or guarantee that anyone will achieve the same or similar results. Warranties applicable to OtterBox products can be found at: https://www.otterbox.com/en-us/warranty-full.html
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