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OtterBox & AT&T Reveal the Toughest Case Ever Built at CES 2013

OtterBox® and AT&T® revealed the toughest case ever built last week during the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Nev. Waterproof, drop proof, dust proof and crush proof, the Armor Series® for Apple® iPhone® 4/4S and iPhone 5 (NASDAQ: AAPL) will be available in AT&T retail locations and online from ATT.com beginning February 22, 2013. Armor Series cases for Samsung Galaxy® S III will be available soon.

Introducing the OtterBox Armor Series for iPhone 4/4S, iPhone 5 and Samsung Galaxy S III. (Photo: Ot ...

Introducing the OtterBox Armor Series for iPhone 4/4S, iPhone 5 and Samsung Galaxy S III. (Photo: OtterBox)

The Armor Series is a reinvention of an OtterBox classic that brings protection against water, drops, dust and crushing force. Four layers are fused to create the toughest case ever built.

Innovative and intentional design elements work together in making the OtterBox Armor Series best in class when it comes to protection. Watertight latches, patented o-ring technology, port covers and mesh coverings keep water out and allow the Armor Series to tolerate submersions for 30 minutes in up to 6.6 ft. of water. Vents and port covers are made of a non-permeable membrane and protective mesh layer that allows sound to move through while keeping harmful elements out.

The interior and exterior of the case features advanced materials that protect the device from 10 ft. drops. Over-molded bumpers in each corner of the case absorb shock and the high-strength reinforced plastic of the Armor Series can withstand up to two tons of force. Soft interior foam provides a cushioned, custom fit for the device, while the built-in screen protector prevents scratches and damage to the glass display.

Corrosion-resistant metal latches lock the two halves of the case together, providing simple, secure assembly. Port covers open easily for quick access to charging and headphone use without removing the case and a lanyard is included for convenient hands-free carrying.

The OtterBox Armor Series provides absolute protection while maintaining full-device functionality. For more information visit www.otterbox.com/armor-series.

Additional Information for the Armor Series:

Environmental protection:

The Armor Series case has been tested to perform at these parameters, but results may vary:

  • 6.6 ft. underwater-30 minutes
  • 10 ft. drop
  • 0 entry of any dust or debris
  • 2 ton crush

NOTE: Case is not waterproof when charging port or headphone jack are in use.

Colors:

  • iPhone 4/4S: Neon (slate gray outside with glow green inside)
  • iPhone 5: Arctic (white outside and breeze blue inside)
  • iPhone 5: Neon (slate gray outside with glow green inside)
  • iPhone 5: Electric Orange (gunmetal gray outside and crush orange inside)
  • Galaxy S III: Arctic (white outside and breeze blue inside)
  • Galaxy S III: Neon (slate gray outside with glow green inside)

Weight:

  • Case only: 120 g
  • With iPhone 4/4S: 263 g

Dimensions (case only):

  • 5.14 in. x 2.94 in. x 0.82 in.

About OtterBox:

Built upon fundamentals of hard work, innovation and perseverance, OtterBox is a leader in the production of premier protective solutions for global handheld manufacturers, wireless carriers and distributors. Incorporating creativity and cutting-edge design into every product, OtterBox creates sleek and durable cases that offer reliable device protection to complement any lifestyle.

OtterBox was founded in 1998 and is headquartered in Fort Collins, Colo. In 2010 OtterBox established an EMEA headquarters in Ireland and an APAC headquarters in Hong Kong.

For more information, visit www.OtterBox.com. We’ve Got Technology Covered.

Note:

©2013 Otter Products, LLC. All rights reserved. OtterBox and all OtterBox logos, trademarks and symbols are the property of Otter Products, LLC. All other logos, trademarks and symbols are the property of their respective owners.

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