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OtterBox and mophie Collaborate to Expand uniVERSE

FORT COLLINS, Colo., April 27, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Greatness happens when things align perfectly in the uniVERSE. OtterBox, the No. 1-most trusted brand in smartphone case protection, is partnering with leading mobile battery brand mophie to bring advanced wireless charging technology to the uniVERSE Case System.1

The uniVERSE Case System, a CES Innovation Award honoree, is a modular protective case that transforms by attaching a variety of accessories from other top mobile brands, like SanDisk expandable memory and olloclip lenses.2 mophie's new charge force battery and adapter for the uniVERSE Case System allow for universal wireless charging, compatible with popular wireless charging platforms, such as Qi, that are popping up in cafes, new vehicles and the connected home.

"OtterBox built uniVERSE to bring together industry leaders and cutting-edge innovators, building a diverse mobile ecosystem," said OtterBox CEO Jim Parke. "The mophie partnership brings together best-in-class products for the benefit of iPhone users. With dozens of other accessory partners, the uniVERSE Case System proves how customized mobile devices can truly be."

The mophie charge force battery for uniVERSE, $69.95, features a low-profile, 2,500mAh capacity and priority+ charging that charges iPhone first, then the battery. For connected consumers that don't need the extended battery life, the charge force adapter, $49.95, brings all the conveniences of wireless charging to iPhone with virtually unnoticeable size and weight.

The uniVERSE ecosystem is extended with a variety of accessories for charging and mounting. A built-in magnet aligns the charge force battery and adapter with any mophie charge force mounting accessory for a perfect charge and convenience at the office, in the car and on the go.

  • charge force wireless charging base ($39.95) - This weighted charging base features a secure and stable feel. Quickly drop and charge iPhone while the base stays put.
  • charge force vent mount ($59.95) - A four-prong mount securely slips over a vehicle's air vent louvers for hands-free calling or turn-by-turn directions while charging.
  • charge force desk mount ($59.95) - A stable mount sticks to desks or table tops to charge securely while enjoying FaceTime calls or watch videos at the perfect angle.

The mophie charge force battery and adapter for uniVERSE Case System are available now at otterbox.com and additional charge force accessories are coming soon. For a limited time receive a discount when purchasing an iPhone 7 or iPhone 7 Plus uniVERSE case with a mophie charge force battery or adapter on otterbox.com.3 The entire uniVERSE ecosystem can be viewed at otterbox.com.

About OtterBox:

OtterBox boldly innovates and designs premium protective cases for smartphones and tablets. From its humble beginnings in a Fort Collins, Colo., garage, OtterBox has evolved its product lines to meet the needs of today's mobile consumer to become the No. 1 selling smartphone case in the U.S.4 From rugged to versatile to fashionable, OtterBox has a product for every lifestyle.

At the center of every OtterBox innovation is a deeper goal to effect positive, lasting change. In partnership with the OtterCares Foundation, OtterBox grows to give back by inspiring kids to change the world through entrepreneurship and philanthropy. To learn more about this mission, visit otterbox.com/givingback.

For more information, visit www.otterbox.com.


1 Source: The NPD Group/Consumer Tracking Service, US, Jan. 2013- Dec. 2016

2 OtterBox uniVERSE case is NOT protective against water. Will provide added protection against bumps, drops and shock. 

3 Only available when an iPhone 7 or iPhone 7 Plus uniVERSE case is purchased with a mophie charge force battery or charge force adapter on otterbox.com until June 30, 2017. For more information, visit otterbox.com.

4 Source: The NPD Group/Retail Tracking Service: Cell Phone Device Protection/Units Sold 1/2012 – 7/2016

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For further information: Kristen Tatti, (970) 490-7414, kristen.tatti@otterproducts.com