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New Kensington® Battery Pack and Chargers Give iPhone and iPod Lovers the Ability to Have Unlimited, Uninterrupted 24/7 Connectivity and Enjoyment


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Standard and Mini Version Make On-the-Go Powering and Recharging Fast, Light and Easy

REDWOOD SHORES, Calif. - Kensington Computer Products Group, a worldwide leader in delivering smart made simple™ computing accessories to the mobile consumer, today announced the release of its Battery Pack and Charger for iPhone and iPod that also comes in an ultra small and lightweight portable version - the Mini Battery Pack and Charger for iPhone and iPod. These new offerings are especially convenient because they simultaneously power and charge an iPhone or iPod, and they are rechargeable, as well. Kensington’s smart made simple design approach gives consumers a combination of two portable sizes to best accommodate their mobile lifestyles; the standard model is the perfect traveling companion for heavy duty power needs while the “mini” is designed for users to easily carry with them on a daily basis. This means that finally - even the most avid consumers can make the most of their devices, knowing that they always have a ready supply of power at hand to keep the conversations going and the music playing.

Today’s mobile professionals want to take non-stop advantage of the rich variety of iPhone and iPod capabilities without having to worry about running out of battery life. Now they can always have a fresh charge at hand in a size that tucks into airplane carry-on’s or a slim “mini” that slides into a jacket pocket or the smallest women’s evening bag; or can even be left connected to your iPhone or iPod. Recharging is straightforward and easily implemented with a simple USB dock connector.

“The Battery Pack and Charger and the Mini Battery Pack and Charger are lifelines to extend talk, tunes and videos,” states Kevin Ngo, Global Product Manager at Kensington. "Apple has done a terrific job in consistently innovating the iPod and iPhone with exciting features - and we’re committed to providing consumers with the battery power to take maximum advantage of them. Now consumers can choose the power size they want to carry along and they can recharge even as they talk, watch and listen.

Key features of the Battery Pack and Charger for iPhone and iPod include:

* Listen and talk more - The rechargeable Battery Pack and Charger for iPhone and iPod extends play time on your iPhone or iPod with up to one hundred hours of music, twenty-one hours of video and six hours of extra talk time.
* Convenient - The Battery Pack and Charger for iPhone and iPod attaches to your iPod or iPhone, adding more battery life with less hassle than having to carry extra cords or adapters around with you. The device works with iPhone and current iPod models, including iPod with video, and iPod nano.
* Making charging simple - An AC power adapter with USB allows you to recharge your lithium ion polymer battery pack. A dock connector is also included so you can power and charge your iPhone or iPod while you are recharging your battery pack.
* Compact - This condensed device fits easily into handbags, backpacks or briefcases and weighs just over three ounces.

Key features of the Mini Battery Pack and Charger for iPhone and iPod include:

* Have more play time - The Mini Battery Pack and Charger for iPhone and iPod extends play time on your iPhone or iPod with up to thirty hours of music, six hours of video and three hours of extra talk time without having to be connected to cumbersome power source.
* Handiness Factor - The Mini Battery Pack and Charger for iPhone and iPod, is similar to the original Battery Pack and Charger yet is smaller and attaches right onto your iPod or iPhone. The biggest benefit to the consumer is the ability to keep the Mini Battery Pack and Charger for iPhone and iPod plugged in at all times. Use it while you’re talking on your iPhone or out and about with your iPod; it is extra power when you really need it. Just plug and play!
* Power it up - A rechargeable lithium ion polymer battery increases energy efficiency. The Mini Battery Pack and Charger for iPhone and iPod plugs right into your iPhone or iPod and then into a power source, using the included retractable USB cable; enabling powering and charging at the same time. A battery meter displays your remaining power level.
* Compact and Light - This device fits easily into handbags, backpacks and coat pockets. The dimensions are 2 3/8“ x 2 1/2” x 3/8" and it only weighs an ounce and a half.

Battery Pack and Charger for iPhone and iPod (SKU K33396US): Got a lot of music and videos on your iPod? The rechargeable Kensington Battery Pack and Charger for iPhone and iPod provides a go-anywhere, backup battery pack so the music and videos can keep playing. Suggested Retail Price: $69.99

Mini Battery Pack and Charger for iPhone and iPod (SKU K33442US): Keep your iPhone or iPod powered or charged whenever and wherever you need it. The rechargeable Kensington Mini Battery Pack and Charger for iPhone and iPod has the power you need to keep the conversations and music going throughout the day. And it’s small enough to slip in a pocket or stay attached to your iPhone or iPod. Suggested Retail Price: $49.99

Both products are available online at Amazon.com and Kensington.com and will be available at major retailers at the end of the month.



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