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Cutting Edge Protection: Defender Series Available Now for GALAXY S7 edge

FORT COLLINS, Colo., July 14, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Samsung innovated the first curved display, challenging OtterBox engineers to evolve the most rugged case line to suit these new devices. Following more than a year of design and development, and a new process for creating curved screen guards, OtterBox introduces Defender Series for GALAXY S7 edge, available now.

Defender Series protects GALAXY S7 edge from drops and dings. Available now.

Defender Series is the most rugged OtterBox case with multiple layers of tough protection to keep GALAXY S7 edge protected against dirt, dust, scratches and drops.1 With a newly engineered curved screen guard, tough interior shell and shock-absorbing slipcover, the Defender Series protects GALAXY S7 edge with rugged protection without interfering with screen functionality.

"The curved edge of the phone gave OtterBox engineers a new challenge with the Defender Series design," said OtterBox CEO Jim Parke. "With such a huge demand for the rugged case, we had to create a solution that allows full functionality of the display without compromising on the protection Defender Series is known for."

While most Defender Series have a flat built-in screen guard to block out scratches and dust, Defender Series for GALAXY S7 edge uses a molded screen guard to provide a clear screen cover solution. The built-in screen guard is made from injected molded polycarbonate and features anti-scratch, anti-fingerprint and UV stabilized coatings.

To ensure Defender Series can take on the rough tumbles of everyday life and weekend adventures, the case design undergoes a minimum of 238 hours across 24 or more punishing tests as part of the OtterBox Certified Drop+ Protection program.

Defender Series for GALAXY S7 edge is available to pre-order today in black for $69.95 from otterbox.com. Alpha Glass for GALAXY S7 edge is also available now and is compatible with Symmetry Series, Strada Series and Commuter Series.2 To learn more visit otterbox.com.

About OtterBox:

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.3 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 an eight-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; Cork, Ireland; and Hong Kong.

For more information, visit otterbox.com.


1 Defender Series is NOT protective against water. Will provide added protection against bumps, drops and shock.

2 Alpha Glass is not compatible with Defender Series. It is compatible with Symmetry Series, Strada Series and Commuter Series.

3 The NPD Group/Retail Tracking Service: Cell Phone Device Protection/Units Sold 2012 – 2015

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