Seidio Begins Shipping the “OBEX” for the Samsung Galaxy S III, a Waterproof and Impact-Proof Protective Case

  Seidio Begins Shipping the “OBEX” for the Samsung Galaxy S III, a Waterproof
  and Impact-Proof Protective Case

    OBEX (Latin for “Barrier”) Keeps Device Protected from Drops, Dust and
                    Complete, Continuous Water Submersion

Business Wire

HOUSTON -- October 25, 2012

Seidio, a leading manufacturer of premium mobile technology accessories,
begins shipping the highly anticipated OBEX case for the Samsung Galaxy S III.
Designed as the ultimate protection against drops and external elements like
water, snow, mud, dust and sand, the OBEX (Latin for “Barrier”) ensures the
safety of your device.

Seidio begins shipping the "OBEX" for the Samsung Galaxy S III, a waterproof
and impact-proof protec ...

Seidio begins shipping the "OBEX" for the Samsung Galaxy S III, a waterproof
and impact-proof protective case (Photo: Business Wire)

“We’ve [Seidio] spent months carefully designing the OBEX, and putting it
through a series of rigorous tests,” says David Chang, CEO of Seidio.
“Combining the finest materials, advanced protection technology, and a
meticulous design - we are confident that the OBEX will completely safeguard
the Galaxy S III anytime, anywhere.”

The OBEX is waterproof

Seidio’s newest case exceeds the IP68 rating which means it is both dust-tight
and protected against complete, continuous submersion for 30 minutes in 2
meters deep water. Waterproof membranes guarantee external matter will not be
able to penetrate the phone’s speakers or microphone without losing sound
quality. Meanwhile, the built-in screen protector promotes touch sensitivity
and clarity, and anti-reflection glass protects the camera lens without
interfering with photo quality.

The OBEX is impact-proof

It’s happened to all smartphone owners at some point: that dreaded moment when
the device falls to the ground. The OBEX guarantees the safety of the Galaxy S
III against most drops. It has far exceeded the military requirements set
forth by the MIL-STD-810G test which evaluates the case from 6-foot drops at
multiple angles. This is due to the unique combination of Polycarbonate and
Thermoplastic Polyurethane materials used to build the case.

The OBEX is perfect for everyday use

Galaxy S III owners do not need to trade functionality for protection. With
the OBEX, users can enjoy the high level of protection while enjoying a fully
functional phone. The case will not interfere with radio signals, Bluetooth,
or NFC (near field communication). Also, the rubber silicone stoppers used to
keep dust and water out of important ports are easily removable.

The OBEX retails for $79.95. It is available at www.seidio.com/obex.

Seidio will also release the OBEX Combo for $89.95 in the coming weeks.

About Seidio, Inc.

Founded in 2002 and based out of Houston, Seidio is a leading manufacturer of
premium mobile technology accessories designed for the mobile professional.
Seidio precisely designs its products to work seamlessly – with the mobile
device – and with each other. This innovative engineering sets Seidio apart
from its competitors and allows mobile professionals to use their devices with
confidence, wherever their day takes them. Seidio offers protective cases,
extended life batteries, chargers, car kits, screen guards and anything else a
professional might need for his or her mobile devices. For more information,
please check out www.seidio.com.

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