Kensington Computer Products Group, a worldwide leader in delivering smart made simple(TM) computing accessories for the mobile consumer, today announced that it has received Apple's "Works with iPhone" certification for its line of Battery Packs and Chargers for the iPhone 3G. ?The new iPhone 3G has received overwhelmingly positive response except for how quickly it drains battery power. ?Kensington has addressed this problem by offering a full line of battery packs and chargers that users can easily carry with them at all times. ?Now they can use all the exciting new iPhone 3G features as much as they like without ever again having to worry about running out of battery power.
Kensington's "Works with iPhone" Apple-certified products make it the "one stop shop" for iPhone 3G power accessories that also work with the original iPhone and iPod music players. ?Its new line includes standard and mini battery packs - the mini is so small that people can keep it plugged into their iPhone at all times without it getting in the way. ?The new Car Charger lets people power up from their car's power outlet while they drive. ?The Car Charger Deluxe - #1 consumer-rated and top seller on Apple.com1 - comes with a flexible arm and cradle for securely holding the iPhone within reach and keeping it fully charged, while driving. ?In September, Kensington will also add an International Travel Charger, a Power and Sync Cable and a Dual Charging Dock to its product line.
Keep Your iPhone 3G Powered with "Must Have" Battery Packs & Chargers Kensington offers convenient and reliable battery charging capabilities for the new Apple iPhone 3G with two products designed to keep conversation and music going throughout the day. The Kensington Battery Pack and Charger for iPhone and iPod (SKU K33396US) provides go-anywhere, rechargeable power to extend talk time up to 6 hours, as well as provide 100 hours of music and 21 hours of video play. (2) Suggested retail price: $69.99
Kensington's Mini Battery Pack and Charger for iPhone and iPod (SKU K33442US) keeps your iPhone powered or charged whenever and wherever you need it. Small enough to slip in a pocket or stay attached to your iPhone, the Mini Battery Pack & Charger for iPhone and iPod extends talk time up to 3 hours, in addition to 30 hours of music play time and 6 hours of video play. 2 Suggested retail price: $49.99.
Power Your iPhone 3G While You Drive
Two innovative car chargers let you use and recharge your iPhone 3G while you drive. The Kensington Car Charger for iPhone and iPod (SKU K33410US; SRP $19.99) provides battery life from your car's 12-volt power outlet and includes a convenient USB dock connecting cable. The Kensington Car Charger Deluxe for iPhone and iPod (SKU K33433US; SRP $49.99) features a flexible arm and cradle for optimal horizontal or vertical positioning. It secures your iPhone while on the road to allow safe and easy hands-free speakerphone conversations and eye-level GPS navigation.
The Kensington Car Charger Deluxe for iPhone and iPod is the #1 consumer-rated and top seller on Apple.com.(1)
Power iPhone 3G for Global Travel
Kensington adds a new international portable charger for your iPhone 3G or iPod that works wherever you travel. The International Travel Charger (SKU K33435US) has convenient wall plugs that you can change in seconds to provide the power you need, in over 150 countries. The detachable cable allows you to charge your iPhone or iPod from the wall socket or your notebook computer. Suggested retail price: $39.99.
Power and Sync the iPhone Kensington introduces its Power and Sync Cable for iPhone and iPod (SKU K33444US). This cable will allow you to power or sync your iPhone or iPod. Certified for iPhone and any iPod with dock connector.3 ??Suggested retail price: $14.99.
1 Based on sales and ratings of car chargers for iPhone and iPod on Apple.com dated July 23, 2008. 2 Actual play time may vary by device. Some devices, depending on age and usage, will have extended usage times that differ from above. As your Kensington battery pack and chargers are used over time, they will have a reduced ability to provide extended time, and the times will decrease from those shown above. 3 Excluding 3rd Generation iPod.
Product Availability The new Kensington battery packs and car chargers are currently available at Amazon.com, Apple.com, Kensington.com and other major retailers. The International Travel Charger and Power and Sync Cable will be available next month.
For additional information on the new and existing lines of Kensington products, please visit www.kensington.com.