|By Business Wire||
|January 9, 2013 08:09 PM EST||
Nothing sidelines your day quicker than a dead battery on your mobile device. myCharge is thrilled to unveil five new lifestyle collections comprised of more than a dozen new products to meet the diverse needs and demands of today's on-the-go, constantly connected digital lifestyle. The newest myCharge products are being showcased at the 2013 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) at the Las Vegas Convention Center, North Hall, Booth #4014, from January 8 - 11, 2013.
"We developed the new generation of myCharge solutions around real-world behaviors of today's mobile consumers to enhance and maximize the user experience," said Ron Ferber, CEO, myCharge. "While smartphones and tablets have become increasingly universal across all facets of our society, needs and usage habits vary from person to person. Our new myCharge products deliver the most convenient, most reliable sources of portable power for all the different ways people power their digital life."
At CES 2013, myCharge is previewing five new collections designed for a variety of mobile lifestyles - from the business traveler to the college student, the on-the-go mom to the gadget connoisseur, to those who work outdoors or live life to the extreme:
myCharge Hub Series
The "Swiss Army Knife" of portable power devices for the person who relies on their gadgets everyday and in every way. With all cables and connectors built-in, all three products in the myCharge Hub Series include an Apple® Lightning connector, Micro-USB cable and USB port on-board that can charge up to three devices at once, providing the ultimate in portable power for virtually any mobile device (smartphones, tablets, e-readers and more).
In addition, the myCharge Hub Series incorporates an exoskeleton design which allows for the ultimate customization in color, texture, pattern and finish; delivering truly unique and exclusive models to our retail partners.
myCharge Hub, available in three versions - 3000mAh, 6000mAh and 9000mAh battery capacities - offers up to 40 hours of additional talk time for your smartphone, as well as integrated, quick-charge wall prongs on the 6000mAh and 9000mAh models. The myCharge Hub Series is the "must-have" staple in every road warrior's mobile office.
myCharge Hub 3000 will retail for $79.99, myCharge Hub 6000 for $99.99 and myCharge Hub 9000 for $129.99. Hub 3000 and 6000 available April 2013; Hub 9000 available July 2013.
myCharge Jolt Series
The "GU Energy Shot" of chargers, the new myCharge Jolt Series delivers a quick boost of emergency power to your smartphone, making sure that you're never out of touch. myCharge Jolt features integrated charging cables to power micro-USB devices or micro-USB and Apple Lightning devices at once, based on model. The myCharge Jolt's compact design and built-in carabiner make it the ultimate portable power solution - whether you're clipping it to your backpack, throwing it into your pocket or bag, or keeping one in your car for those "just in case" moments.
Like the Hub Series the Jolt Series incorporates an exoskeleton design that offers true customization of color, texture, pattern and/or finish to our retail partners.
myCharge Jolt will be available in three versions - a l000mAh battery capacity to charge one micro-USB device, a 2000mAh battery version to simultaneously charge two micro-USB devices, and a 2000mAh version to simultaneously charge one micro-USB and one Apple Lightning device.
myCharge Jolt l000m will retail for $39.99, myCharge Jolt 2000m for $59.99 and myCharge Jolt 2000d for $64.99. Jolt 2000's available April 2013; Jolt 1000 July 2013.
myCharge AMP Series
Power now fits in the palm of your hand at a price everyone can afford with the myCharge AMP Series. The "5 Hour Energy" of portable power, the new myCharge AMP Series delivers instant power in a compact, ergonomic design with a premium rubberized finish and convenient wrist strap. The built-in USB ports allow users to charge hundreds of different mobile devices. Designed for those who value smaller size and lower cost over more expensive solutions.
myCharge AMP will be available in three versions - 2000mAh, 4000mAh and 6000mAh battery capacities - with the 6000mAh model able to simultaneously charge two devices, including tablets.
myCharge AMP 2000 will retail for $29.99, myCharge AMP 4000 for $39.99 and myCharge AMP 6000 for $49.99. Available May 2013.
myCharge AMPxt Series
If you're on the job at a construction site, four-wheeling across rugged terrain, or hiking to the summit, there isn't time to stop and look for a back-up charge. The myCharge AMPxt Series is the "Jeep Wrangler" of portable power - the extreme myCharge solution that delivers drop-proof, dirt-proof and splash-proof performance.
The myCharge AMPxt has built-in USB ports to allow users to charge hundreds of different mobile devices. Also features integrated, quick-charge wall prongs. Ideal for those who lead a very active lifestyle and/or work in an environment that demands durability and performance.
The myCharge AMPxt Series will be available in two versions - 3000mAh and 6000mAh battery capacities - with the 6000mAh model able to charge up to three devices at once.
myCharge AMPxt 3000 will retail for $59.99 and the myCharge AMPxt 6000 for $79.99. Available May 2013.
myCharge Freedom Powercase Series
Today's smartphones are an extension of our personalities, allowing us to stay in touch with friends and family, take pictures, listen to music, play games - to live our lives. For many people, when their battery dies, for all intents and purposes they cease to exist...until they've recharged.
The new myCharge Freedom Powercase Series embodies the highest level of innovation in portable charging cases - the perfect balance between protection, function and fashion.
Protection: Each myCharge Freedom Powercase is designed with a level of protection unmatched in today's marketplace; no fear in the event you drop your phone once or twice (a day)!
Function: myCharge Freedom cases provide the best user experience as a result of:
- Easy on/easy off, single molded construction: unlike competitive models that come in two parts, myCharge Freedom Powercase is one piece, so there's no hassle, no struggle and nothing to lose or forget.
- Quick charging: charges your smartphone at the same speed as the supplied factory charger that came with your phone...like plugging right into the wall outlet.
- Exclusive for iPhone 5: the exclusive myCharge Freedom cable system provides instant charging with no blockage of your smartphone speakers or headphone jack.
- Exclusive for Samsung Galaxy: the exclusive myCharge Freedom retractable connector seamlessly integrates with the case.
Fashion: The proprietary exoskeleton design of myCharge Freedom Powercase offers retail partners true product customization at a level never before experienced, allowing them to offer exclusive varieties of myCharge Freedom Powercase to their customers. The myCharge Freedom Powercase goes way beyond simply providing custom color options by offering retailers unique textures, patterns and finishes as endless as the imagination can conjure.
myCharge Freedom Powercase come in three versions - l500mAh for iPhone 5, 2000mAh for iPhone 5 and 2500mAh for Samsung Galaxy - in a wide array of colors, textures and finishes. myCharge Freedom 1500 will retail for $79.99, myCharge Freedom 2000 for $99.99; both available March 2013. myCharge Freedom 2500 will retail for $99.99 and available May 2013.
myCharge, innovators in portable power, creates the ultimate survival tools for gadget lovers and users. Using the highest quality components and cutting-edge design, myCharge responds to the latest technological advances by providing products dedicated to restoring everyday balance and fulfilling consumer needs in our on-the-go, always connected digital society. Learn more at http://www.myCharge.com.
myCharge portable power packs and cases are found at retailers nationwide including Amazon.com, ATT, Best Buy, Finishline, Fry's, Macy's, Meijer, Staples, Verizon, Wal-Mart and more. For more information, please visit http://www.myCharge.com.
NOTE TO MEDIA: A comprehensive digital press kit for myCharge, including detailed 2013 product information and high-resolution images, is available at: www.myCharge.com/press.
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