|Kensington® Introduces New KeyLite™ Ultra Slim Folio, Plus Security and Power Accessories for Top Selling Tablets|
For iPad® 2, Kindle® Fire, or Galaxy Tab™, Kensington Offers the Essentials to Keep Tablets Protected and Connected Everywhere
Redwood Shores, Calif. – January 10, 2012 - Kensington Computer Products Group, a worldwide leader in delivering smart. safe. simple.™ computing accessories, today introduced its KeyLite™ Ultra Slim Touch Keyboard Folio for iPad® 2, and a variety of security, productivity, and power products to enhance top selling tablets. The new tablet companions are designed to improve user experiences with their device of choice—including models made by Apple®, Samsung®, Amazon®, Motorola®, or other tablet manufacturers.
Tailored for the mobile user and frequent traveler is the new KeyLite™ Ultra Slim Touch Keyboard Folio for iPad® 2. The keyboard folio case leverages the latest in touch sensitive technology and offers a unique blend of sleek style, versatility and durability. Further expanding its offering of tablet accessories is Kensington’s SecureBack™ Security Case with 2-Way Stand & ClickSafe® Lock for Samsung Galaxy Tab™. The case works with the ClickSafe lock and acts as a first line of defense to physically safeguard tablets at all times, with just one click.
New to the popular Kensington line of universal AbsolutePower™ accessories are dual USB wall chargers to power two tablets, smartphones, or USB-charged mobile devices simultaneously. The chargers are compatible with iPad, iPhone®, and iPod® devices or tablets from Samsung, Amazon, and Motorola. Kensington’s Chaise™ Universal Tablet Stand makes productivity easy to achieve with a compact and stylish design that works comfortably with iPad, Samsung, Amazon or Motorola anywhere. Two new Virtuoso™ Styluses include a 2-in-1 stylus and pen to capture ideas with a twist and a mini collapsible stylus that docks securely to iPhone or iPad.
Kensington’s latest collection of tablet accessories is built to support the growing offering of tablet computers from multiple manufacturers. In fact, Forrester Research projects that by 2015, 82 million US consumers—or 1 in 3 Americans—will be using a tablet. With an array of options to choose from, consumers can count on Kensington to provide the essential products they need to stay connected, protected, and productive with the devices they use the most.
“We know our customers consider tablets much more than just a device—they are a way of life. We strive to offer accessories that not only keep up, but improve, their always-connected lifestyle,” said George Foot, Vice President of Marketing & Development, Kensington. “As the tablet market continues to grow it is natural for us to continue providing all of the essentials our customers need to make their tablet computing the best experience possible.”
New Kensington Accessories for Tablets
Kensington KeyLite™ Ultra Slim Touch Keyboard Folio for iPad® 2 (K39527US; SRP $119.99): The Kensington KeyLite™ Touch Keyboard Folio offers an ultra slim, stylish and durable design for the iPad® 2. The Bluetooth® touch sensitive keyboard provides liquid and dust-proof keys with an iPad-friendly keyboard layout. Optimized for travel, this triple duty versatile case offers an adjustable two-position stand and automatic wake/sleep cover for maximum convenience. The protective case, with Microfiber material, is easy to grip and folds quickly for tablet hand use.
Kensington SecureBack™ Security Case with 2-Way Stand & ClickSafe® Lock for Samsung® Galaxy Tab™ (K67736US; SRP $89.99): Achieve maximum productivity and superior security for the Samsung Galaxy Tab with the SecureBack Security Case with 2-Way stand & ClickSafe Lock. The thin, yet strong three-piece construction combines into a durable plastic case for the tablet, while a 2-way extendable stand accommodates flexible tablet orientation for landscape or portrait viewing. An adjustable slider bar allows quick access to the ClickSafe® Security Anchor and an included ClickSafe Keyed Lock provides unparalleled ease of use to safeguard the tablet at all times, with just one click.
Kensington AbsolutePower™ Dual USB Wall Charger - Two new AbsolutePower Dual USB Wall Chargers allow you to charge two tablets, smartphones, and other USB-charged mobile devices simultaneously. The Kensington AbsolutePower™ Dual USB Wall Charger with USB Adapter Cables (K39373US; SRP $34.99) includes a USB Adapter Cable to sync devices from a laptop or desktop computer. The Kensington AbsolutePower™ Dual USB Wall Charger with 30-pin Apple Cable (K39525US; SRP $34.99) includes a 30-pin cable to sync Apple devices from computers. Powering iPad, iPhone, and iPod devices as well as tablets from Samsung, Motorola, and Amazon has never been easier. Both chargers also feature an additional AC plug that removes easily for storage and travel.
Kensington Chaise™ Universal Tablet Stand (K39535WW Black; K39536WW White; SRP $19.99): A simple, mobile, compact and stylish stand to keep people productive wherever they go. Unlike other complicated and cumbersome multi-unfold designs, the Kensington Chaise Universal Tablet Stand is slim enough for easy travel while providing maximum stability; one flip and it’s ready to cradle a tablet even in the tightest spots such as airplane seat or at a cafe table. It also offers stability for uneven and glassy surfaces and works with virtually all popular tablet models.
Kensington Virtuoso™ Twist Stylus and Pen (K39544WW Black; K39545WW Silver; SRP $24.99): The Kensington Virtuoso™ Twist Stylus and Pen is an ultra-convenient 2-in-1 solution to create, annotate and capture ideas wherever inspiration hits. The responsive touch tip of the stylus allows content to flow smoothly on a tablet. With just a single twist, the Virtuoso comfortably transforms into a built-in ballpoint pen for easy and precise scripting on other surfaces. Available in black or silver.
Kensington Virtuoso™ Mini Collapsible Stylus (K39542WW; SRP $14.99): Creating art, annotating files or capturing content on the go has never been easier. The Virtuoso™ Mini Collapsible Stylus can expand and contract in size, and dock conveniently to your iPhone or iPad for quick access and you never have to worry about losing your stylus again. Navigating apps such as SketchBook, iAnnotate and Penultimate is a breeze with the precision offered by the Virtuoso’s touch tip.
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Watch the Kensington KeyLite™ product video: http://youtu.be/2-UyuVw4NtM
Watch the Kensington Virtuoso™ family video: http://youtu.be/9XezRzZK4IU
Watch the Kensington AbsolutePower™ video: http://youtu.be/y8f6mkDpkfs
See the Kensington Infographic, The Cost of Stolen or Lost Laptops, Tablets and Smartphones: www.costlost.kensington.com
About Kensington (www.kensington.com)
Kensington, a leader in smart. safe. simple.™ computing accessories, is the recognized industry standard trusted by enterprises around the world. Kensington's mobile security product offerings include laptop and mobile security locks providing a new generation of front-line protection for mobile devices. In addition, Kensington offers accessories including power adapters, chargers, mice, keyboards, trackballs, universal docking stations, desktop accessories, carrying cases and iPad/iPhone/iPod accessories. Kensington Computer Products Group, headquartered in Redwood Shores, California, is the technology division of ACCO Brands (NYSE: ABD), a world leader in branded office products, with products marketed in more than 100 countries across the globe. For more information, visit www.kensington.com or call Kensington toll-free at 1-800-235-6708.
Kensington and ClickSafe are registered trademarks of ACCO Brands. Smart. Safe. Simple. SecureBack, AbsolutePower, Chaise and KeyLite are trademarks of ACCO Brands. iPod, iPhone, and iPad are trademarks of Apple, Inc. All other registered and unregistered trademarks are the property of their respective owners.
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 Source: “US Tablet Sales Will More Than Double This Year” by Sarah Rotman Epps, January 4, 2011, http://blogs.forrester.com/sarah_rotman_epps/11-01-04-us_tablet_sales_will_more_than_double_this_year
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